A sunny day welcomed exhibitors at the fourth show of the season, the Fox Valley Classic “Trophy” show, Saturday August 10, 2013. The show was held at another new venue for the WWHA this year, Double Bar A LLC in Oakfield, WI. The Honorable Jill Beech made the trip from Murfreesboro, TN to judge the 36-class show bill offering both rail and versatility classes. Thank you goes out to everyone who helped make this show a success and to our sponsors: Platinum level from Veritas Financial. Bronze level from: Hauser’s Hideaway, Hammen Storage, Hill Trucking, and Bob and Vick Kuenzi. View the complete show results.
Article and photo compilation by Marianne Springer
Stephanie Hogeboom taking honors in Classic Park English 2 gait on Front Copy.
Gale Zinter all smiles after riding to blue in a Trail Pleasure English 2 gt class on her new horse Topped with Silver.
Exhibitors “hanging out” in warm up before their class.
Chuck Scholl getting a chance to watch fellow exhibitors compete.
Carlee Domstrich enjoying the day on Ford’s Sassy Cricket, and took reserve In a competitive youth flat shod class.
Cordelia Aldridge with her win in Novice Horse on She’s Really Jazzy owned by Mary Aldridge. Assisted by her aunt Margaret Wittkopp.
Youth flat shod competitors in line up in front of ring steward Peggy Butler. We have had great youth classes this year !!
Youth 11& Under class with Codelia Aldridge on Dee Jays Morning Angel, and Preston Aldridge on Goldust’s Merry Boy, both owned by their aunt, Margaret Wittkopp.
Andria Madison taking the blue in Youth Flat Shod on Ladies Gustin Thrill. Thanks to Lynn Beres for her work all year as ring assistant.
Preston Aldridge in line up on Goldust’s Merry Boy owned by his aunt, Margaret Witkopp. He had a great ride and his smile shows that!
Andrea Seelhorst took the blue in a Classic Park English 2 gait class on Armed Cash Threat.
Chuck Scholl on A Super Thrilling Spirit and Jan Spencer on Spirit of Brigadoon, both owned by Jan Spencer. Getting set for Western Trail Pleasure.
Groom’s class in Line-up with Lexi Peppers (left) on Northern Adventure owned by Gale Zinter, and Megan Fleishman on Counselor’s Jewel owned by Terry and Wally Huebner.
Riders getting ready for afternoon western classes.
Extra Agent owned by Terre and Wally Huebner.
The day ended with Barrel Racing and Andria Madison showing everyone that yes, Tennessee Walking Horses are versatile…racing to blue on Bum’s Pure Dynamite, owned by Kim and Jim Sizer.