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Purchase Area Banquet Honors High Point Champions



by: Debbie Graham
The Purchase Area Horseman’s Association Awards Banquet was held on December 8th at the Hearth Restaurant in Martin, Tennessee. The evening began with a social hour at six o’ clock followed by dinner at seven. A delicious meal which included turkey and dressing, country ham, and all the trimmings was enjoyed by the large crowd in attendance.

Kenny Ward, Purchase Area Association president, served as master of ceremonies. He gave a year end report and urged members to participate in a membership drive. The goal for 2001 members was met and a new goal was presented for the year 2002.

The association sponsors a highly successful horse show, The Purchase Area Charity Horse Show, held on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Martin. Ward reported that the 2001 show was once again a success with 243 entries. He thanked the officials and many volunteers who make the event possible. The date for the 2002 show is April 5. Officers for the year 2002 are Kenny Ward, president; Frankie Spillman, vice-president; Liz Mills, secretary; and Evelyn Ward, treasurer.

Larry Stewart spoke to the group about an organization recently founded. Stewart and his wife Joanna are involved in THIS ( This Horse Is Silent ). It is an organization set up to help equine families in need, lending a helping hand to the family, addressing their specific needs, and then they quietly leave.

First on the agenda of the awards was the recognition of World Champions and World Grand Champions that are owned by Purchase Area members. High point and reserve high point winners were presented with beautiful crystal bowls. Voted awards were also presented. Following the awards an auction was held. Many items were available for bidding including homemade desserts, equine gifts, country hams, and an assortment of Christmas decorations.

2001 Purchase Area Horseman’s Association Award’s Banquet

Martin, Tennessee
December 8, 2001

High Point Awards
Two Year Old Mare & Gelding

1)
Horse: Tenderoni
Rider: Jimmy McConnell
Owner: Gail McConnell
Trainer: Formac Stables

2)
Horse: All Colors Copy
Rider: Howard Hamilton
Owner: Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Alexander
Trainer: Southern Serenity Ranch

Three Year Old Amateur

1)
Horse: October Sky
Rider: Deborah Byrd
Owner: Mr. & Mrs. David Byrd
Trainer: Formac Stables

2) Tie
Horse: Mardigras
Rider: Don Hancock
Owner: Don Hancock
Trainer: Hancock Woodlawn Acres

2)
Horse: Who In The Sam Hill
Rider: Lauren Hamilton
Owner: Lauren Hamilton
Trainer: Southern Serenity Ranch

Juvenile Specialty

1)
Horse: Hytone’s Buster Brown
Rider: Tyler Hendon
Owner: Tim & Kitty Herndon
Trainer: Woods Stable

2)
Horse: Masterpiece By JFK
Rider: Harris Lake Smith
Owner: The Verner Smith Family
Trainer: Tim Holley & Son Stables

Amateur Owned & Trained Specialty

1)
Horse My Favorite Dance
Rider: Jim Boyd
Owner: Jim Boyd
Trainer: Jim Boyd

2)
Horse: I’m Blue For You
Rider: Nicky Forrester
Owner: Nicky Forrester
Trainer: Nicky Forrester

Two Year Old Stallions

1)
Horse: Gen’s Sign Of Promise
Rider: Jimmy McConnell
Owner: Jimmy & Jean Faulkner
Trainer: Formac Stables

2)
Horse: Black Danger
Rider: Jimmy McConnell
Owner: Mr. & Mrs. E. B. Tanner
Trainer: Formac Stables

Spotted Saddle Horse Open

1)
Horse Moonrider
Rider: Bill Hamilton
Owner: Bill Hamilton
Trainer: Southern Serenity

2)
Horse: Call Me Susie
Rider: Cleamon Pope
Owner: Cleamon Pope
Trainer: Cleamon Pope

Amateur Plantation Specialty

1)
Horse: Generator’s Evil Lady
Rider: Lauren Hamilton
Owner: Charles Lowe
Trainer: Southern Serenity Ranch

2)
Horse: Papa’s Signature
Rider: Tyler Herndon
Owner Tim Herndon
Trainer: Woods Stables

Three Year Old Open

1)
Horse: The Stargazer
Rider: Eddie Barclay
Owner: Steve & Susie Frank
Trainer: Eddie Barclay Stables

2)
Horse: Phantom of P.J.
Rider: Jimmy McConnell
Owner: Randy & Kelly Moore
Trainer: Formac Stables

Amateur Show Pleasure Specialty

1)
Horse: Double Shot Of Gen
Rider: Bobby Barclay
Owner: Bobby Barclay
Trainer: Eddie Barclay Stables

2)
Horse: Gen’s Fair Play
Rider: Jimmy Faulkner
Owner: Jimmy Faulkner
Trainer: Jimmy Faulkner

Amateur Spotted Saddle Horse - Trail Pleasure

1)
Horse: Allen’s Merry Eagle
Rider: Owen Wallis
Owner: Owen Waliis
Trainer: Spotted Eagle Stables

Two Year Old Amateur

1) Tie
Horse: All Colors Copy
Rider: Nora Alexander
Owner: Mr. & Mrs. Harbert Alexander
Trainer: Southern Serenity Ranch

1)
Horse: Secret Sky
Rider Kelly Moore
Owner: Randy & Kelly Moore
Trainer: Formac Stables

2) Tie
Horse: Up In The Sky
Rider: Verner Smith
Owner: Verner Smith
Trainer: Southern Serenity Ranch

2)
Horse: Generally
Rider: Tyler Herndon
Owner: Tim Herndon
Trainer: Woods Stables

15.2 and Under Open

1)
Horse: Favorite’s Stone Cold
Rider: Jimmy McConnell
Owner: The Gary Lunsford Family
Trainer: Formac Stables

2)
Horse: Walkin’ All Over
Rider: Jimmy McConnell
Owner: Bob Medina
Trainer: Formac Stables

Ladies Amateur Specialty

1) Tie
Horse: Come To Papa
Rider: Lillian Gaines
Owner: Mr. & Mrs. L.H. Gaines
Trainer: Ray Gilmer Stables

1)
Horse: Simply Grand
Rider Clara Hays
Owner: Leon & Clara Jean Forrester
Trainer Formac Stables

2)
Horse: Pride’s Piper JR
Rider: Cheraton Donner
Owner: Cheraton Donner
Trainer: Wood’s Stables

Amateur Country Pleasure

1)
Horse: Howdy Doody
Rider: Don Hancock
Owner: Don Hancock
Trainer: Hancock Woodlawn Acres, Charlie Brown, Travis Craft, & Megan Petit

2)
Horse: Gen’s All Night
Rider: Amber Waggoner
Owner: Bobby Barclay
Trainer: Eddie Barclay Stables

Four Year Old Amateur

1)
Horse: Skywatch’s Summer Squall
Rider: Jackie Stotts
Owner: Stotts & Doyle
Trainer: Southern Serenity Ranch

2)
Horse: A Twist Of Gen
Rider: Scooter Jones
Owner: Gail McConnell
Trainer: Formac Stables

Amateur Open

1)
Horse: Pride’s Flapjack
Rider: Lillian Gaines
Owner: Mr. & Mrs. L.H. Gaines
Trainer: Ray Gilmer Stables

2)
Horse: Wings Of Victory
Rider: Marian Wright
Owner: Marian Wright
Trainer: Southern Serenity Ranch

Amateur Specialty

1)
Horse: Gen’s Good As Gold
Rider: L.H. Gaines
Owner Mr. & Mrs. L.H. Gaines
Trainer: Ray Gilmer Stables

2)
Horse: Pusher’s Bandito
Rider: Mary Anna Pritchitt
Owner: Dianne Donner
Trainer: Formac Sables

Walking Horse Stake

1)
Horse: Pushover’s Infiniti
Rider Jimmy McConnell
Owner: Bob Medina
Trainer: Formac Stables

2)
Horse: Pusher’s Bandito
Rider: Jimmy McConnell
Owner: Dianne Donner
Trainer: Formac Stables

Voted Awards

Juvenile Of The Year
Lee Ludsford

Sportsperson Of The Year
Clara Beth Hays

Amateur Of The Year
Don Hancock

Trainer Of The Year
Jimmy McConnell

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