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REMEMBER: YOU MUST BE A CURRENT 2018 MEMBER TO BE ELEGIBLE FOR YEAR END AWARDS.
Go to the forms page and fill out your application and submit it with payment before the first show to ensure your points are counted.
TWHA Points and Awards
​​​​​2018 Triangle Wide Horseman’s Association Award Winners

Youth Participation
To qualify for this program, you must be a youth member of TWHA in good standing. Youth must participate in at least 50% of the current years scheduled shows. Exhibitors 10 & Under must show in a total of 14 classes, and any other youth 11 & older must show in a total of 21 classes over the current show season. There is not a requirement for Leadline exhibitors. Youth is responsible for completing the proper forms and turn it in to the show office or the awards secretary within 15 day of show date.

Winners will receive a Certificate, $25 Amazon Gift Card, Monogramed Cup

This year’s winners:

Annalise Masinick
Chelsea Wurster
Elizabeth Wurster
Emily Pope
Hailey Anderson
Karlie Wiggins
Mercy Thompson
Mikayla Spell
Rachael Wurster
Tamara Coste
Walker Chambers


Special Medal Awards

This award is Open to ANY TWHA member & registered horse. Points for medal awards (gold, silver, and bronze) will be accumulated on the exhibitor only and not the Exhibitor/Horse combination. This would allow youth that show different horses throughout the year to be able to earn enough points for a medal award. NO 50% RESTRICTION ON PARTICIPATION … attendance at any number of shows earns eligibility as long as the Exhibitor earns minimum points as follows

Winners will receive a Certificate and Monogramed Sweatshirt


Bronze Medal Winners (25 – 49 points)

Claudia Cokis                                          Emily Pope
Elizabeth Taylor                                      Rachel Hardison
Charles Daniel                                         Sophia Tappe
Devon Broughton                                     Krista Smith

Silver Medal Winners (50 – 74 points)

Monica Hagwood                                     Michelle Perry
Hannah Pantiga                                       Jackie Daughton
Matthew Liggins                                      Chris Herthum

Gold Medal Winners (75 points and above)

Suzanne Lougee                                       Tamara Coste
Annalise Masinick                                    Caroline Snow
Larry Hill                                                   Lindsey Bullard
Mikayla Spell                                            Myra Daniel
Jammie Swan                                           Chelsea Wurster
Marie Burnette                                          Mercy Thompson
Rachel Frazier                                           Kim Moser
Tina Beyer                                                 Karlie Wiggins
David Munn                                                Andee Bullard
Jess Anstoetter                                         Brooke Oakes
Libby Williams                                            Hailey Anderson
Lynne Gorman                                            Connor Haggist
Walker Chambers                                      Sheila Elliott

Overall Class Awards

Overall Class Winners are TWHA members who have accumulated the most number of points for a particular class. Points are accumulated on all mandatory & optional classes that are PRINTED on the published class sheet and held 50% of the show year. Horse/rider must show at 50% of TWHA-approved shows for the current year & be a TWHA member at the time points are won. Optional classes must be held 50% of the show year and the Horse/Rider must show in 50% of the number of times held.

Reserve Champion Winners
Receiving a Certificate, Award Ribbon, and a $25 Gift card.

​​Reserve Class
A Sassy Goodbar - Walker Chambers
      Western Go As You Please – 14 to 18yr.

​Amazin Agent 086 - Rachel Frazier
      Working Western Walk Jog- Open
      Working Western Walk Jog - 19 & Over
      Working Western Go As You Please – 75% Payback

​Annie Hot Pine - Lindsey Bullard
     Working Western Pleasure - 19 & Over (WJL)
     “Ride for a Cause” – Go as you Please Open

​Blondes Are Special - Caroline Snow
     Co-Reserve - English Go As You Please – 19yr. & over

​Clueless Style - Karlie Wiggins
     English Pleasure - Open
     English Go As You Please - 14 to 18yr.
     English Pleasure – 18yr. and under
     English Go As You Please – 18yr. and under

​Cowgirls Don’t Cry - Hailey Anderson
     Working Western Walk Jog - 18 & Under

​Devalio CA - Tamara Coste
     Arabian English Pleasure
     Arabian Native costume
     Arabian Horse at Halter – Open

Especially Intimidating - Tina Beyer
     Western Pleasure - Open
     Western Pleasure – 19yr. and over
     Western Pleasure Training class

Hot Rodders Lil Jet - Mikayla Spell
     Western Walk/ Jog Training class

​Jazzman - Lynne Gorman
     Novice English Horse Go As You Please

​JB Hollywood - Brooke Oakes
     English Go As You Please – Open
     English Go As You Please - 75 % Payback

​Lost N Lazy - Marie Burnette
     Novice Western Horse Go As You Please
     Western Horse at Halter – Horses 3yr. and over –
     Western Go As You Please – Open -
     Western Go As You Please – 19yr. & over
     Stock Type Horse at Halter - Open –

​Low Riding Diva - Sheila Elliott
     Working Western Walk/Jog Training

​Magikhat AF - Mercy Thompson
     Saddle Type Western/Hunt Seat Pleasure

​NCSU Times Breezin By - Larry Hill
     Working Western Pleasure Training
     Working Western Pleasure - Open (WJL)

​Power of a Love Song - Tamara Coste
     Western Go As You Please – 18yr. & under
     Showmanship at Halter – Open –
     English Pleasure Training class
     Open Equitation/Horsemanship

​R U Watching Me - Kim Moser
     Western Go As You Please - 75% Payback

Shocklate Invitation - Jammie Swan
     Huntseat Pleasure – Open
     Huntseat Go As You Please
     Co-Reserve - English Go As You Please – 19yr. & over
     English Walk/Trot Training class

​Smart Suganita - Emily Pope
     Working Western Novice Horse GAYP
     Working Western Novice Rider GAYP

​Vido Barbarino - Myra Daniel
     Saddleseat Go As You Please – Open
     Arabian Pleasure – Open
     Saddleseat Pleasure – Open
     English Type Horse at Halter – Horses 3yr. and over

​Virtuously Vested - Suzanne Lougee
     AQHA Pleasure
     English Pleasure - 19yr. and over

Grand Champion Winners
Receiving a Certificate, Award Ribbon, and a $30 Gift card.

​​A Sassy Goodbar - Walker Chambers
     Novice Western Horse Go As You Please

​Amazin Agent 086 - Rachel Frazier
     Co-Grand - Working Western Pleasure - 19 & Over (WJL)

​Annie Hot Pine - Lindsey Bullard
     Working Western Pleasure Training

​Blondes Are Special - Caroline Snow
     Novice English Horse Go As You Please

​Clueless Style - Karlie Wiggins
     Novice English Horse Pleasure

​Cowgirls Don’t Cry - Hailey Anderson
     Working Western Pleasure - 18 & Under

​Devalio CA - Annalise Masinick
     Western Walk/ Jog – 10yr. & under –
     Western Go As You Please – 13yr. & Under –
     Novice Western Rider Go As You Please –
     English Walk/Trot – 10yr. and under
     English Go As You Please – 13yr. and under
     Novice English Rider Go As You Please
     Western Go As You Please – 18yr. & under

​Devalio CA - Tamara Coste
     Western Pleasure – 18yr. and under

​Especially Intimidating - Tina Beyer
     Appaloosa, Paint & Palomino Pleasure - Open
     Highbrow Wasp - Chelsea Wuster
     Working Western Walk Jog - 18 & Under
     Working Western Novice Horse GAYP
     Working Western Novice Rider GAYP

​Hucks Berry Best - Claudia Cokis
     Saddleseat Go As You Please – Open

​Hucks Berry Best - Libby Williams
     Arabian Pleasure – Open
     Saddleseat Pleasure – Open
     Arabian English Pleasure

​Hucks Berry Best - Monica Hagwood
     Arabian Native costume

​NCSU Times Breezin By - Larry Hill
     Working Western Walk/Jog Training
     Working Western Walk Jog- Open
     Working Western Walk Jog - 19 & Over
     Working Western Go As You Please – 75% Payback
     Co-Grand - Working Western Pleasure - 19 & Over (WJL)

​Power of a Love Song - Tamara Coste
     English Type Horse at Halter – Horses 3yr. and over
     AQHA Pleasure
     Huntseat Pleasure – Open
     Western Go As You Please – 14 to 18yr.
     English Pleasure - Open
     English Go As You Please - 14 to 18yr.
     English Pleasure – 18yr. and under
     English Go As You Please – 18yr. and under

​Shiners Little Mink - Larry Hill
     Colts and Fillies at Halter – Horses 2yr. and under

​Shocklate Invitation - Jammie Swan
     English Pleasure - 19yr. and over

​Vido Barbarino - Myra Daniel
     Arabian Horse at Halter – Open –
     Saddle Type Western/Hunt Seat Pleasure

​Virtuously Vested - Suzanne Lougee
     Western Horse at Halter – Horses 3yr. and over –
     Showmanship at Halter – Open –
     Huntseat Go As You Please
     Western Pleasure - Open –
     Western Go As You Please – Open -
     Western Go As You Please – 19yr. & over
     Western Pleasure – 19yr. and over
     English Go As You Please – Open
     English Go As You Please – 19yr. and over
     Stock Type Horse at Halter - Open –
     “Ride for a Cause” – Go as you Please Open (English or Western)
     English Pleasure Training class
     English Walk/Trot Training class
     English Go As You Please - 75 % Payback
     Western Pleasure Training class
     Western Walk/ Jog Training class
     Western Go As You Please - 75% Payback
     Open Equitation/Horsemanship
     Whiskey N Juice - Matthew Liggins
     Working Western Pleasure - Open (WJL)

Overall Division Winners
Overall Division Winners are TWHA members who have accumulated the most number of points for a Specific Division. Points are accumulated on all mandatory & optional classes that are PRINTED on the published class sheet and held 50% of the show year. Horse/rider must show at 50% of TWHA-approved shows for the current year & be a TWHA member at the time points are won.

Reserve Champion Winners
Receiving: Certificate, Reserve Championship Ribbon, Embroidered Jacket, & a Embroidered stall organizer,

Award Winner
Reserve Champion Halter Vido Barbarino - Myra Daniel
Reserve Champion Adult Hunt Seat Shocklate Invitation - Jammie Swan
Reserve Champion Youth Hunt Seat Clueless Style - Karlie Wiggins
Reserve Champion Adult Western Especially Intimidating - Tina Beyer
Reserve Champion Youth Western Power of a Love Song - Tamara Coste
Reserve Champion Adult Saddle Seat Vido Barbarino - Myra Daniel
Reserve Champion Youth Saddle Seat Devalio CA - Tamara Coste
Reserve Champion Adult Working Western NCSU Times Breezin By - Larry Hill
Reserve Champion Youth Working Western Cowgirls Don’t Cry - Hailey Anderson


Grand Champion Winners

Receiving: Certificate, Grand Championship Ribbon, Embroidered Jacket, & a Embroidered stall organizer,

Award Winner
Grand Champion Halter Virtuously Vested - Suzanne Lougee
Grand Champion Adult Hunt Seat Virtuously Vested - Suzanne Lougee
Grand Champion Youth Hunt Seat Power of a Love Song - Tamara Coste
Grand Champion Adult Western Virtuously Vested - Suzanne Lougee
Grand Champion Youth Western Devalio CA - Annalise Masinick
Grand Champion Adult Saddle Seat Hucks Berry Best - Libby Williams
Grand Champion Youth Saddle Seat Magikhat AF - Mercy Thompson
Grand Champion Adult Working Western Annie Hot Pine - Lindsey Bullard
Grand Champion Youth Working Western Highbrow Wasp - Chelsea Wuster



Special Award Winners

2018 CHAMPIONSHIP CHALLENGE WINNERS:

ENGLISH PLEASURE – CHOCOLATE INVITATION & JAMIE SWAN
WESTERN PLEASURE – VIRTUOUSLY VESTED & SUZANNE LOUGEE
WORKING WESTERN PLEASURE – WHISKEY N JUICE & MATT LIGGINS


ARABIAN/ HALF ARABIAN OVERALL HIGH POINT HORSE AND RIDER AWARDS
Several Years ago the North Carolina Arabian Association sponsored two awards for the Top Arabian Rider and the Top Arabian Horse.

Overall All High Point Arabian Rider

Rider or Handler of this award is a TWHA member in good standing and is awarded to the Rider with the highest total number of points earned in TWHA Mandatory and Optional Classes. Points may be earned on any number or Combination of Arabian or Half-Arabian horses registered with TWHA at time points are earned. Rider must have shown in at least 50% of TWHA Sanction shows. This a perpetual award. Recipient keeps Trophy for one year and then it is passed on to next recipient. Name of recipient is placed on a plate that remains on the award.

​This Year’s Winner is: Annalise Masinick

Overall All High Point Arabian Horse –

The Arabian Horse Winner of this award must Registered with TWHA and is awarded to the Horse with the highest total number of points earned in TWHA Mandatory and Optional Classes. Points may be earned with any number or Combination of Riders who are TWHA members in good standing at time points are earned. The Horse must have shown in at least 50% of TWHA Sanction shows. This a perpetual award. Recipient keeps Trophy for one year and then it is passed on to next recipient. Name of recipient is placed on a plate that remains on the award.

​This Year’s Winner is: Devalio CA


Spark Plug Award –  Karen Snow

People’s Choice Award –  Elizabeth Wurster & Rachael Wurster

Youth Sportsmanship Award –

This award is given to a Youth member in Good Standing. The Award is decided by a Silent Committee that is chosen at the beginning of the show season. Recipient must show good manners and be willing to help with TWHA at any time during the year as well as show good sportsmanship at all TWHA functions. This is a perpetual award. Recipient keeps Trophy for one year and then it is passed on to next recipient. Name of recipient is placed on a plate that remains on the award.

This Year’s Winner: Tamara Cost


TWHA “Super Team” Challenge Trophy

This award is given to a Exhibitor/Horse combination who is a TWHA member in good standing. The Points are accumulated based ONE HORSE/ONE RIDER combination from ALL WESTERN/HUNT SEAT/SADDLE SEAT/WORKING WESTERN/MISCELLANEOUS TWHA MANDATORY & OPTIONAL CLASSES printed on class sheet for show. This is a perpetual award and Recipient will keep the Trophy for one year and then it is passed on to next recipient. But if the same horse/rider team wins the trophy 3 years in a row the trophy will be retired. The name of the recipient is placed on a plate that remains on the award.

This Year’s Winner: - Virtuously Vested - Suzanne Lougee


TWHA All Around High Point Performance Rider – Sponsored by All Around Performance Horses – Larry Hill and Caroline Snow

Receiving a DC Western Custom Work Saddle

This year’s winner: Virtuously Vested - Suzanne Lougee
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