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Three Times A Shabang at Pro Am



by Maggi Painter

POMONA, Calif. – The Pro-Am Horse Show was held on Saturday and Sunday, May 16-17, 2009, in Pomona, Calif., at the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds. Brock Tillman of Cedar Grove, Tenn., judged the event.

Bouquet Creek Farm, Blackberry Creek Farm and the mother/daughter team of Wendy and Shayna Shaw were the top blue ribbon winners with 23. Three of those blues were won by World Champion Move It Or Loose It and Scarlett Hendrickson.

Russ Thompson Stables came in second in the blue ribbon count with 21. He’s The Whole Shabang claimed his third grand championship blue of the season, this time with Russ Thompson in the irons. World Grand Champions Dragonfire and He’s On Georgia Time continued their undefeated season, winning two blues a piece in their respected divisions.

Golden West Farms won 17 blues to capture the third spot in the ribbon tally. Luke Benham and his black mare, Noon’s Megan, continued their undefeated season by winning the Show Pleasure Amateur Grand Championship and Show Pleasure Youth class.

Jenny Earhart and her flashy flaxen mane and tail gelding earned four blues in the country pleasure division. Rounding out the blue ribbon tally was Madison House Farm and Melvin Parham winning the Show Pleasure Amateur Specialty class aboard Pushbutton’s Bad Cat.

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