At the beginning of April, the Arab Horse Society of South Africa held their 2017 National Championships at the Afri-dome in Pary, Free State.
Here are the results, and a gallery of the champion horses and their riders or handlers / owners. A report will be added here in due course, but if you’d like to see the full results of the Championships, please click on the link below.
Thank you to Wallis Photography for excellent photographs of the event.
Supreme Champion Stallion: Fair Cloud Psynsational, Fair Cloud Stud
Champion Novice Riding & Junior Hunter Pleasure: Victor Botha on FS Huxley
Champion Junior Country Pleasure: Victor Botha on FS Casasnova & Reserve Champion JJ Kemp on Sidi Haraka
Supreme Champion Mare: Sidi Palestina, with Jack & Fanie Maritz
Senior Costume Horse: Jack Maritz on Simeon Segev
Lead Rein Hunter Pleasure: Mophalima Maloi
Champion Youth Hunter Pleasure: Marcus Roode on Ebisu Monsieur
Champion Youth Country Pleasure: Anshia Rothman on Sanniesguns Wata Fire
Champion Youth Costume: Kutloana Moloi on Dana Centurion
Champion Senior Western Horse: REB Magic Mist & Thinus Sonnekus
Champion Senior Show Hack: Fanie Maritz on MC Leonidas
Champion Senior Liberty: HA Brave Heart, owned by Marlize Strydom
Champion Senior Hunter Pleasure: JJ Kemp on Rasheeq Arkeen.
Champion Junior Stallion: Albadr Faroa with Muhammed Muecz & crew
Champion Junior Show Hack: Sakkie Venter on Naja Batal
Champion Junior Costume Horse: Carina Troost on Sidi Sharwa
Champion Child or Junior Rider: Kendall Krige on Banghor Hallucination