Diane and SH Cool Dude also placed Top 10 in the A/HA/AA Showmanship AAT Championship! This was Diane’s first time showing CD in Showmanship and she did a fantastic job! Thanks to Tyler O’Neal for all his help in getting CD ready to show.
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 so Read More
Congratulations to Tim Anderson on his purchase of SH I’m Vaguely Surprised! Thanks to Crystal McNutt — agent. We wish you the best of luck in the futurities next year!
Thanks so much to the Scottsdale Classic Horse Show for adding Arabian/Half Arabian reining classes to the show schedule! We thought it was really great. It was so fun to watch the Half Arab class and the other reiner classes run concurrently. We thought the Arabians/Half Arabs looked really great! Good job to all who showed.
Check out this article about the Scottsdale Classic on the ARHA website!
• Preston and SH Cool Dude took Reserve Champion in the Open Arab/Half Arab Reining!
• Diane & SH Cool Dude won the Non-Pro Arab/Half Arab Futurity!
Congratulations to Diane Comeau of Alberta, Canada on her purchase of the 2010 Half Arabian gelding by Buenos Partee Dude x Noble Duchess (owned by Sage Hill Arabians). This horse looks just like his brother, SH Cool Dude, the 2012 Scottsdale Half Arabian Futurity Finalist, 3rd and 2011 Half Arabian Futurity Finalist. We are extremely excited for what is in store with this horse.
A big congratulations goes to Diane Comeau and SH Cool Dude for winning the Half Arabian Reining Open Championship!
Preston & SH Cool Dude were also Top Five in the Half Arabian Reining Futurity.
Preston and SH Cool Dude placed 3rd in the 2012 Half Arabian Reining Horse Futurity at the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show! Cool Dude just kept getting cooler throughout the week. In his first go he scored a 211, in his second go he scored a 215.5, and in the finals he scored a 217.5! He ended up taking 3rd place out of 51 of the best 4 & 5 year old reining half Arabians in the country.