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UPHA Recognizes Ribbons of Service participants and sponsors

UPHA Recognizes Ribbons of Service participants and sponsors

Dec 5, 2011

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The UPHA and The UPHA Ribbons of Service program wish to congratulate the following participants on their outstanding accomplishments!

Kohlette Weaver – Overall winner of the program with the most funds raised.

Thirteen-year-old Kotie is also the American Saddlebred Breed Winner. Together, under the direction of Jimmy and Helen Robertson she and her horse CH Sports Night raised a total of $11,802 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, as well as completing 79 hrs of community service, earning her the following scholarships and prizes:

USA Equestrian Trust’s Overall Winner – $5,000

USA Equestrian Trust’s American Saddlebred Breed Winner – $2,500

Stephens College Overall Winner – $3,000

Freedman Backpack

A Gorgeous Horse designed UPHA Ribbons of Service Charm

Jordyn Isgrigg – For the second year in a row, 10-year-old Jordyn is the youngest participant with the most funds raised. Also under the direction of Jimmy and Helen Robertson, Jordyn and her American Saddlebred Walk & Trot mare CH Olympic Charm raised another $11,485 to add to the $7860 they raised last year for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and completed 143.5 hours of community service, being awarded with the following scholarships:

The Becker Brothers Youngest Participant – $2,000

Independent Equine Agents Youngest Participant – $1,000

Runner Up with the most funds raised – $1,000

Mollie Kregor – Another American Saddlebred participant, Mollie is under the direction of Rob and Sarah Byers. This 17-year-old raised $6,130 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital riding Red Shirt Freshman and Freakness and completed 229 hours of community service! This the third year Mollie has participated in the program, bringing her total funds raised for St. Jude to well over $10,000! This year Mollie will be awarded scholarships for the most community service hours performed.

The Kenny and Ceil Wheeler Most Hours Served – $1,500

William Woods University- $1,000

Cary Cosgrove – This is the second year Cary has been the Arabian Breed winner. Under the direction of Beverley Shiflet, Carey is also the reining 13 & Under Arabian UPHA National Champion, She and her horse BA Rise to Fame have raised $4,155 for the Gomez-Scoliosis Research program, as well as completing 51.5 hrs of service to her community. Cary will be awarded with the following scholarships and prizes:

USA Equestrian Trust’s Arabian Breed Winner – $2,500

Freedman backpack

A Gorgeous Horse designed UPHA Ribbons of Service Charm

We are very proud of ALL of our participant’s, together they have raised $49,162.12 and completed 810.5 hrs of community service! UPHA invites all of you to attend the UPHA convention in Nashville, Tenn., where you will be honored at a special luncheon on Saturday January 7th.

We would also like to thank all of our wonderful sponsors. With out all of you this program would not be the success it is.

USA Equestrian Trust

Becker Brother’s

Kenny and Ceil Wheeler

Stephens College

Independent Equine Agents

William Woods College

Freedman Harness

The Gorgeous Horse

Mary Gaylord McClean

Kayce Bell

 

 

 

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