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2004 Curtis Hamilton Memorial Horse Show



The Curtis Hamilton Memorial Horse Show was held in Fountain Inn, South Carolina on November 6, 2004. The venue for the horse show was the beautiful Berry Woods Farm on a very crisp autumn day. The proceeds from this show will benefit the Bair Foundation - Therapeutic Foster Care Agency for Abused and Neglected Children.

The Walking Horse Stake Champion was Overdrawn, owned by Dave Riddle and Toni Strickland, and directed by Alvin Strickland. Mrs. Doris Hamilton presented the Stake Champion with the Curtis Hamilton Memorial Permanent Trophy donated by the PCWHA and a lovely red, white and blue floral horseshoe was presented by Brandi and Andrea Aiken, also donated by the PCWHA.

The Walking Horse Youth Riders 11 and Under class called 2 talented entries to the gate. Claiming the blue ribbon and a floral horseshoe donated by Dickie and Patty King was A JFK Masterpiece and Brittnie Cox, owner and exhibitor. Taking home the reserve ribbon was Encore Encore and Jessica Bailey for Butch Bailey of Winston, Georgia.

Tammy Farmer and RX Factor received a blue and white floral horseshoe and the blue ribbon in the PCWHA Members Ladies Only Specialty. RX Factor is owned by Mr and Mrs Jack Morgan of Asheville, North Carolina. Claiming the reserve tie was Beam’s Rawhide and Vaughan Prince riding for Billy and Vaughan Prince of Laurens, South Carolina.

The Two-Year-Old Open class had four exciting entries. Pusher’s Bad Cat and Alvin Strickland took home the blue to Lanard Briggs of Aiken, South Carolina. Reserve honors went to Power of Success and Stan Tindal.

Robert Kellett directed Olympic Star to the winners circle in the Three-Year-Old Open division for Dr. And Mrs. James Gore of Easley, South Carolina.

The Four-Year-Old Open class called seven teams into the ring. Claiming blue ribbon honors was A Screaming Eagle and Ken Moore for Senator Carol Jackson of Cleveland, Georgia. Pushin Up Dollars and Harmon Stone took home the reserve ribbon to Mr and Mrs Preston Wood of Easley, South Carolina.

Beg’s Bossin captured the blue ribbon in the Weanlings and Yearlings Under Halter. Beg’s Bossin was handled by Bobby Clark for Bon Tidwell of Belmont, North Carolina. Sherri Kaye Sisk lead Just Another Command to claim the red ribbon for Jerry W. Sisk of Walterboro, South Carolina.

Five entries made the gate call in the Plantation Pleasure Western Pleasure Specialty. Making the victory pass was One Armed Bandit and Kevin Helms, riding for the Helms Family of Stanfield, North Carolina. I’m John Henry and Terry Strickland took the reserve spot for Over the Hill Farm, Edgefield, South Carolina.

This just highlights the 2004 Curtis Hamilton Memorial Horse Show. The PCWHA would like to extend an invitation to everyone to come out next year and grab a ringside seat for this outstanding show.

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