First show done and dusted! Congratulations Johane! First in reining, first in pleasure, second in horsemanship and third in trail. Well done my girl! Thank you Arabesque QH and Arabian Stud, Cheryl McCrindle, Wilma Heesterbeeck and Neil Dougal. Congrats to everybody else competing! It was a great show.
Julia is AQHA Youth Champion
Julia Stroppel rode her last ride representing Bekker High School and was crowned the South African (SAQHA), as well as the American Quarter Horse Association’s Youth Campion.
At the SAQHA Julia won the 1st place riding horse Marwick Norgrove (owner KatjaStroppel) for Western Pleasure and Western Horsemanship. In the AQHA youth classes event she also won the 1st place on Marwick Norgrove for Western Pleasure, Western Horsemanship, Trail, Hunter under saddle and Hunter Seat Equitation.
Other results include; at the West Festival at the Afridome, Parys on 28-
At the SANESA Qualifier at Misty Meadows in July Julia achieved at Level 4: Western Pleasure 1st place, Western Horsemanship 1st place, Western Dressage 3rd place on Tiaan’s Banjo Lady.
At SANESA Qualifier 3 at Maple Ridge Julia mad a clean sweep of 1st places in Western Pleasure, Western Horsemanship, Western Dressage and Trail.
Julia will compete at the SA National Championships at Misty Meadow on 6th October. We wish you the best Julia!