In case you missed reading the article about our 2013 US Nationals success in the January edition of Arabian Horse World, here it is! Thanks so much to Connie O’Brien, Rob Hess, and Arabian Horse World for making this article possible!
We are so grateful for Preston’s AHA Reader’s Choice nomination and also the nomination of Diane Comeau, Nobles Top Gun, Sage Hill Arabians and Nathan Kent in the APAHA Horseman’s Awards and AHA Reader’s Choice Awards! Thank you to whoever nominated each of us. What an honer is is to be considered for such an award.
Preston Kent – Working Western Trainer of the Year
Nobles Top Gun – Arabian Working Western Horse of the Year
To vote for the APAHA Horseman’s Awards, you’ll need to be a member of the Arabian Horse Association. When you vote, you will need your AHA # and an email address. Click here to vote! We kindly ask you to consider voting for:
Thanks to Rob Hess for taking these photos at Arabian US Nationals!
Arabian Reining Horse Association members: We hope you consider voting for Preston on the ARHA Board of Directors ballot. Preston would love to help promote Arabian and half-Arabian reining as much as possible. Ballots must be postmarked no later than December 10, 2013.
Preston has been nominated for the 2013 Working Western Trainer of the Year by the Arabian Horse Times Readers Choice Awards! Thank you to whoever nominated Preston. We’re grateful for the nomination and support. Voting begins January 1, everyone please vote! Congratulations to all the other trainers who were also nominated:
WORKING WESTERN TRAINER
LaRae Fletcher Powell
SH Cool Dude
Preston showed SH Cool Dude in the first go of the Half Arab Open Reining and marked a 214, leading the pack after the first go. Two days later he repeated that streak in the second go scoring a 213, also the highest score, making a composite score of 427.
On Tuesday evening Preston drew up first in the Half Arab Open Finals. He had a great ride and scored a 214.5, the highest score of the show up until that point. He held the high score until Tyson Randal showed Paulis Europena and also scored a 214.5. After all 10 riders showed, Preston and Tyson were still tied for first. A run-off was decided between Preston and Tyson for champion and reserve. Preston was up first again. He and SH Cool Dude started their pattern out strong but unfortunately in their second large fast circle, CD stumbled and Preston accidentally dropped a rein. In a heart breaking turn of events Preston had to stop CD to pick up his rein and his pattern was over, they of course zeroed. We are soRead More»
Congratulations to Kevin & Matthew Stains on their purchase of SH Cockadudealou! Thanks Patrick Corrigan of Regal Bay Farm – agent. We are so excited for the Stains, we know they are going to love this sweet gelding. SH Cockadudealou will remain in training with Preston and go to US Nationals in October.
Preston and Dun Bein Smart had a great ride in the Level 1 Futurity at the IRHA reining horse show in Heber, Utah. They finished second place and took home a check of $450.online casinos Dun Bein Smart is a 2010 stallion by Smart Chic Olena x Dun Stoppin (x Hollywood Dun It). Owned by Roger & Heidi Eggett.Read More»
Preston is currently offering 3 months training with the purchase of any futurity prospect from Sage Hill Arabians. Contact him for more details firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-690-4112. Sage Hill Arabians is currently offering many talented futurity prospects. Many Sage Hill horses have gone on to be incredibly successful in the reining show pen. Read a list of all the champions we have produced and sold here.
This year’s Region 4 was full of red ribbons!
Preston and SH Cockadudealou placed reserve in both the HA/AA Reining Futurity and the HA/AA Reining Junior Horse at the Arabian Region 4 show. SH Cockadudealou is owned by Sage Hill Arabians and Heritage Farms.
Diane Comeau and her horse SH Cool Dude (Buenos Partee Dude x Noble Duchess) competed against 15 other riders in the Open HA/AA Reining Horse and scored a 74, making her reserve champion! Congratulations Diane! She had a beautiful ride.
Preston showed SH Cool Dude last night at the IRHA show in Farmington and scored a 70.5 in the Limited Open. Had a good time at the show, thanks IRHA for all you do! This was a good warm up before heading to Arabian Region 4 today. SH Cool Dude is owned by Diane Comeau.