Edgmon Brings The Thunder
Tulsa, OK, July 16 – The second of five Reining classes, being held this week at the 65th National Championship Appaloosa Show, began around 5pm today with the ApHC Hackamore/Snaffle Bit Reining Class, bringing 11 competitors to the arena. ApHC Pattern 8 was ran by all and several high scores were posted, but none higher than ApHC’s newcomer Randy Tell Edgmon (Adkins, Texas) sliding on VKS Thunder Moon, owned by Nell Weber. Edgmon and his sliding partner posted an impressive 215 1/2 earning him the National Championship Title. Reserve Champion was earned by Jorge Puente (Miami, Florida) aboard Wimpy’s Little Lucky with a 209, owned by Paul and Ruthie Stewart, Cooper City, Florida. All in all, 8 out of the 11 entrants posted scores in the 200′s – a nice showing by the Appaloosa Reiners! Order of ribbons: (3) Jorge Puente & Ronnie Walla Walla (owned by Paul Stewart), 208, (4) Terry Thompson & B Thunderstruck (owned by Nettie Olsen), 207 1/2, (5) Zane Haverty & Princess Silverfrost (owned by Liz Kincaid), 206 1/2, (6) Eric LaPorte & Docs Frosty Holiday (owned by Stuart Zachary Millstone), 203 1/2, (7) Jorge Puente & Viejos Dun Tattooed (owned by Jane Cairo), 200 1/2, and (8) Leslie Temple & Dual Sign (owned by Jim Lira), 200.