Winners of the 2019 AWWA National Arabian and Half-Arabian Cutting Horse Circuit awards were announced at the 2019 AHA U.S. Nationals in Tulsa, OK. A beautiful bronze for the Champion and a plaque for Reserve were sponsored by the North American Arabian Cutting Horse Alliance. NAACHA club Secretary/Treasurer, Deni Grissette, presented on-site winners with their awards. Exhibitors earned points at seven different shows where AHA-approved cutting classes were held. These shows were Scottsdale, Green Country Arabian Horse Association’s May and August shows, Region 4 Pre-show, Region 4 Championships, Working Western Celebration, and Region 11 Championships.
The Arabian Cutting Open champion was BSJ GOOD N READY and the reserve champion was BSJ GOOD TO GO. Both horses are owned and shown by Stacy Turner. The Arabian Cutting Non-Pro championship went to VG TSATINE owned by Maddie & Wes Larkin while the reserve championship was won by AM SHAHRAZAD owned by Christine & Navid Kharrazi. Arabian Cutting Jr. Horse awards were also presented to Eleanor Hamilton, owner of the champion, ZEE MIGHTY MOUSE, and to Vango Arabians, owner of the reserve champion, VG DREAMBEAU.
In the Half-Arabian/Anglo-Arabian division the Open champion was a tie between LJB SHOOTING STAR, owned to Victoria Granberry, and MY GOLDEN GAL, co-owned by Nora Herman and Jordan Hamilton. TR IT TAKES GRIT, owned by Evergreen Arabians was the HA/AA Cutting Non-Pro champion while MY GOLDEN GAL was reserve. For the HA/AA Cutting Jr. Horse awards it was KAHLUA KAT, owned by Julie DeBoar & Lorri Kelch taking home the championship trophy and EAF HESA LITTLE WHIZ, owned by Eleanor Hamilton as reserve. Congratulations to everyone who participated in the 2019 AWWA National Arabian Cutting Circuit!