About Region 5

The Arabian Horse Association's Region 5 encompasses Alaska, Washington, Northern Idaho, and Western Montana.

Region 5 has earned the respect of Arabian horse competitors across the country. Whether for show, endurance or dressage, horses from the Pacific Northwest are among the best in the nation.

The quality and caliber of our Region 5 horses are evident by the results of highly competitive shows such as the U.S. Nationals, Canadian Nationals, and Scottsdale.

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Region 5 Year End High Point Program

 

UPDATES FOR 2019

  • NEW Walk Trot is now split between Main Ring and Sport Horse.

  • Due to weather leading to show cancelations we are changing the minimum requirements for this year only. 
    For 2019 you will only need to show at 2 shows in order to have your points count. For In Hand and Halter the requirement is 1 show.

  • Volunteer time will be counted in its own category.  Make sure to check out the Volunteer Form. Click here to view/download

The rules are simple: Award points are based on one horse/one rider combination. You or your horse must show at a minimum of three Region 5 shows (doubled judged shows only count as one show, though both judges places are counted). This can be three local shows or two local shows and regionals. Regional pre shows also count. There is not a maximum number of shows you can attend. Only recognized AHA shows/classes will count…all classes you enter/place in will count. Fill out the points verification form and return it to Michelle and look for your points on the website. Exception: Halter In Hand only and requires a minimum of 2 shows.

Note:
If you show at a sport horse show your points count towards one of the sport horse awards only. 
If you show at a main ring show your points count towards your age division only.

 

Champion and Reserve Champion Awards will be awarded in the following 14 categories.
We will also award ribbons to 10th.

Walk Trot/10 and Under Main Ring Walk Trot/10 and Under Sport Horse
13 and Under 14-18
Sport Horse Dressage Junior Exhibitor Adult Amateur
Sport Horse Hunter Junior Exhibitor Sport Horse Dressage Adult Amateur
 Performance Horse Main Ring* Sport Horse Hunter Adult Amateur
Halter Horse Main Ring*  Performance Horse Sport Horse*
Super All Around Horse Award*  Sport Horse In-Hand*

 

Rules: Updated January 2019

Categories with * next to them: These have slightly different rules and show requirements.

See "Requirements" below.

Note: If you show at a sport horse show your points count towards one of the sport horse awards only. If you show at a main ring show your points count towards your age division only.

  • This award is for Region 5 Arabian/Half Arabian shows only
  • The competition year is from January 1 through November 30
  • Award points are based on one horse/one rider combination. However if you have multiple horses you can sign up each horse as a “team”.
    For example: Michelle/Bugsy and Michelle/Prince.
  • You or your horse must show at a minimum of three shows * (doubled judged shows only count as one show, though both judges places are counted). This can be three local shows or two local shows and regionals. Regional pre shows also count. There is not a maximum number of shows you can attend. Note: Halter and In-Hand awards require a minimum of two shows.
  • You must download the points verification form from the Region 5 website and send your settlement statement from each show or print off your Horse and Rider Report from AHA
  • Only Region 5 recognized AHA shows/classes will count…all classes you enter/place in will count. No open shows.
  • UPDATE: For 2019 going forward volunteer time will not count for the division/category awards.  There will be separate volunteer awards.  Please see the Year End Volunteer Awards Rules and Verification form.
  • Awards: Champion will receive a Perpetual Trophy, a Championship Ribbon and a award. Reserve Champion will receive a Ribbon and an Award.
  • Ribbons will be awarded through 10th place.
  • All point submissions must be made by November 30, 2019.

Point Structure:

Points for these classes are as follows: 1st = 10, 2nd = 8, 3rd =6, 4th = 4, 5th = 2, 6th = 1 7th and 8th = ½
If there is a tie, tiebreakers will be determined using the following:

1. Highest number of championships
2. Number of First place


Awards:

  • Perpetual Trophies
  • Ribbons
  • Champion Award
  • Reserve Champion Award
  • Ribbons to 10th

For further information on sponsorship/donation please contact:
Michelle Pease Paulsen 253-279-5995 Parklne@comcast.net


Requirements:

Performance Horse Main Ring

  • Horse must compete at a minimum of 3 Region 5 shows.
  • Horse must be shown in at least one open classes at each show.
  • This is a combined division Arabian/Half Arabian
  • Trainer, Amateur or Junior can ride the horse.
  • All classes the horse is entered in at the show count with the exception of equitation and halter.

Halter Horse Main Ring

  • Horse must compete at a minimum of at 2 Region 5 shows.
  • Horse must be shown in halter at the show.
  • This is a combined division Arabian/Half Arabian
  • Trainer, Amateur or Junior can lead the horse.
  • All halter classes the horse is entered in at the show count with the exception of equitation/showmanship and performance

Performance Horse Sport Horse

  • Horse must compete at a minimum of at 3 Region 5 shows.
  • Horse must be shown in at least one open classes at each show.*
  • This is a combined division Arabian/Half Arabian
  • Trainer, Amateur or Junior can ride the horse.
  • All classes the horse is entered in at the show count with the exception of equitation and in-hand.

Sport Horse In-Hand

  • Horse must compete at a minimum of at 2 Region 5 shows.
  • Horse must be shown in In-Hand at the show.
  • This is a combined division Arabian/Half Arabian, Hunter/Dressage
  • Trainer, Amateur or Junior can lead the horse.
  • All In-Hand classes the horse is entered in at the show count with the exception of equitation and performance
  • In-Hand points for 2017 will only count towards the In-Hand Category
  • Note: For Sport Horse Showmanship the handler can designate if they wish their placing to count for the In-Hand division or one of their other divisions.

Super All Around Horse Award

  • Horse must compete at a minimum of at 3 Region 5 shows.
  • This category is open to Main Ring and Sport Horses. This is a combined division Arabian/Half Arabian
  • At each show the horse MUST compete in 3 distinct divisions, for example, Western, Trail and Reining. Western, Sidesaddle and Halter. Western Horsemanship, Hunt Seat Equitation and English Trail. Country, Driving and Costume, Hunter, Equitation and Halter. Dressage, Under Saddle and in hand. Dressage, Jumping and under saddle.
  • The horse can be shown by a professional, amateur or junior or any combination of the above.

 


View forms:

Region 5 Year End Award Rules - updated 1/15/19

Region 5 Year End Award Points Verification Form - updated 1/28/19

Region 5 Year End Volunteer Rules and Verification Form - updated 3/19/19

Region 5 Year End High Point Buckle and Ribbons Sponsor Form

2019 Region 5 Show - Sponsorship Packages

There will be an awards dinner/event in January 18, 2020 at the Emerald Queen Casino, Fife, WA

 

 

 

Winners:

Click here to view winners for 2018

Click here to view winners for 2017

Click here to view winners for 2016

 


 

NEW! - Year End High Point Volunteer Rules

Region 5 is proud to offer four Year End Volunteer Awards.

 

View forms:

Region 5 Year End High Point Volunteer Rules and Verification Form

 

Volunteer of the Year Adult Amateur Main Ring

Volunteer of the Year Youth Main Ring

Volunteer of the Year Adult Amateur Sport Horse

Volunteer of the Year Youth Sport Horse


Rules: January 2019

  • Volunteer time MUST be turned-in 30 days following the event or show, with the exception for the time for the 2019 Northwest EquestFest and Year End awards banquet which must be submitted by March 1, 2019.
  • Volunteer of the Year Main Ring and Sport Horse is comprised of:
  • Volunteer time at horse shows including but not limited to: Assisting with awards, the office, activities, youth activities/fundraising, scribing, running tests, show set-up, announcing, duties assigned by show manager etc. 
  • Volunteer time at community events like Northwest EquestFest, Year End Awards Banquet and the All Breed Expo at the Puyallup Fair also count.
  • Volunteer time MUST be signed off by Show Manager, Member of Show Committee, Commission, Show Secretary or event manager.
  • If you receive compensation at a show in the way of salary or monetary stipend you are not eligible for this award…shows providing meals, hotels or RV coverage are the exception.
  • If you are a member of a show committee or commission volunteer time will only count on non show days. For example set up day prior to the show would count and a tear down day after the show would count.   
  • Volunteer time can only count in one category, for example if you volunteer at the PRAHA Sport Horse Show then that time goes into one of the Sport Horse Categories.  If you volunteer at Cascade…Sport Horse days will count for Sport Horse and Main Ring days will count for main ring.
  • Individuals can submit time for one category, no cross entry.
  • Volunteer time can be accumulated at all local and Championship Region 5 Shows.  During each day of the horse show you are allowed 5 hours of volunteer time…One hour of volunteer time = 2 points…for a maximum of 10 points a day.
  • These awards are based strictly on points.
  •  If you win this award three times, you will not be eligible to win it again however will be put into the hall of fame.

Awards: A Champion will be named in each category and will receive a trophy or plaque.  If there is a tie in points then both individuals will receive an award.

 

 


 

Year End High Point Perpetual Trophies:

2015 year end high point perpetual trophies

 

Year End High Point Awards:

2015 highpoint awards 

 

 


 

2018 Year End High Point Sponsors:

Please contact Michelle for more information.

Michelle Pease Paulsen 253-279-5995 Parklne@comcast.net

  Year End High Point Sponsor Form

 

Buckle Sponsor:
Walk-Trot

patton trailer maintenance

Patton Trailer Maintenance

Servicing and maintaining mechanical and electrical systems on horse, cargo, flat bed and boat trailers.

Website

 
 

Buckle Sponsor:
13 & Under

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 TND Concrete LLC

Over 20 years experience. Located in Yelm, WA.

TNDConcrete2011@gmail.com

 

Buckle Sponsor:
14-18

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Servine Feed - Tack &  Boarding

At Servine Feed, Tack and Boarding we supply Triple Crown horse, Equis horse and payback feeds for all other animals plus dog and cat food at low prices. we have a lot of tack and animal supplies in stock as well.

Website


Buckle Sponsor:
Hunter Junior

Walt's Point Tire & Automotive

Walt's Point S Tire & Automotive

A full Tire and Service automotive shop.

360-400-9258

Website


Buckle Sponsor:
Sport Horse Dressage Junior Exhibitor

platinum performance

Platinum Performance is a growing business led by Kimberlee Will. We specialize in horse training and lessons. We give the individual attention need to each rider and ensure that everyone has a great time including the horses. We give lessons to all ages including beginners as well as those who are more experience and want to brush up on their riding skills. We also will work with riders to show their horses. Kimberlee has experience needed to help improve your equestrian show skills.

http://www.platinumperformancehorses.com

 

 

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Trophy Sponsor:
Sport Horse Dressage Junior Exhibitor

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Horse Hair Analysis is a revolutionary approach for owners to help their horses regain optimum health and performance. The HHA Report explains how your feed program and possible exposure to toxic metals affects your horse’s well-being, attitude and performance. Nutrition is the foundation to health…how strong is YOUR foundation?"

www.depaoloequineconcepts.com/pages/horse-hair-analysis

 


 

Trophy Sponsor:
Adult Amateur

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 "All Star Equine is owned by Mark DePaolo, DVM in Pilot Point, Texas. He strives to provide cutting edge complimentary veterinary medicine focused on chiropractic, acupuncture and nutrition. Experience, innovation, and an alternative view toward equine performance have enabled Dr. DePaolo to become a leader in preventative and therapeutic equine health care."
 
www.allstarequine.com

 


 

 

Trophy Sponsor:
Sport Horse Adult Amateur Dressage & High Scoring Dressage Horse

Lindsey O'keefe

I love my horses and my job as a Dressage trainer.
Teaching a horse how to respond to its rider’s aids always amazes me. Training horses is such a rewarding occupation. I Approach every training evasion as an opportunity to learn from. ]All my training is bases on the German Riding System. Training my horses to be fit, competitive athletes is what drives me and I feel so blessed to share my life with these amazing animals. Some highlights include: USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist; Trained several horses Training through FEI and Grand Prix and Multiple Regional Champion in Dressage through FEI, SH in hand, SH Under saddle, SH Show hack, and Junior horse classes.


Contact Email:  ti2intrepid@aol.com

 

 


 

Trophy Sponsor:
Walk Trot

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For over 25 years, Tedrick’s Roofing has been the “best & safest” choice in roofing contractors Auburn residents. We have earned a reputation for quality work, dependability, fairness and going above and beyond to satisfy our customers.

Our business is owned and operated by the Tedrick family. And we go out of our way to treat each of our customers like a family member.

From the day we were founded more than 25 years ago, the owners and staff of Tedrick’s Roofing have devoted ourselves to making our customers’ roofing and home improvement experience relaxing, enjoyable and stress-free. That’s what you can expect when you hire Tedrick’s Roofing as your Seattle or Kent roofing company.

 

www.tedricksroofing.com

 


 

Trophy Sponsor:
13 and Under

pilchuck veterinary service

Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital opened in 1963 and its practice has been part of the Puget Sound community for 50+ years. Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital came to be because of the pioneeringveterinary spirit and vision of three outstanding men. Their goals and mission were to offer medical care for horses, dogs, cats, dairy and beef cattle, llamas, alpacas, goats and sheep. Serving Snohomish and the Puget Sound region as a full-service mixed-animal practice, it is now one of the largest multi-species veterinary practices in the United States.

www.pilchuckvet.com

 


 

 

Trophy Sponsor:
14-18 & Super Horse

Olympic Peninsula Arabian Club

Olympic Peninsula Arabian Club is a small AHA club on the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas with a love for the Arabian horse. Our members range from breeders, exhibitors on the National, Regional and local level to trail riders to those who just enjoy the Arabian horse. Meetings are on the 4th Wednesday of the month and move around to members homes. Please see us on facebook if interested in attending.

www.opac.us

 

 


 

 

Trophy Sponsor:
Sport Horse Hunter Junior Exhibitor

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Voted Best Antique Mall of the Northwest 2012, 2013 and 2014!! Over 50 Antique Dealers on 2 floors.
Local Seasonal Fruit, Northwest Wines, Salsas, Gourmet Food, BBQ and Grilling Sauce, Applets & Cotlets and Espresso. 

Located at 220 Gladmar Rd Thorp, WA (West of Ellensburg, I-90 Exit 101)
509-964-2474

www.thorpfruit.com

 


Trophy Sponsor:
Sport Horse In-Hand

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Located in:
Thorp Fruit & Antique Mall

410 Gladmar Rd, Thorp, WA 98946
www.thorpfruit.com

Trophy Sponsor:
Performance Horse Sport Horse

windy creek ranch


Horse Boarding and arena rental.
Also home of Multi-National Champion, Sir Soxx A Lot and National Honors, Khochises Intuition.


www.windycreekranch.com

 


Trophy Sponsor:

Sport Horse Hunter Adult Amateur

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Equine Clipping Services by Stacey Sikorski offers various equine clipping styles, customized to your horse and individual needs, in Western Washington and beyond. 

Stacey rides and owns Arabian horses and has more than 20 years of experience as a professional groom for all breeds. Numerous Regional and National winners have been entrusted to Stacey’s expertise, from off-season body clips to precision show clips.

www.equineclipping.com

 


Trophy Sponsor:
Halter

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Dellesta Park Arabians is a great mother and daughter team, my mother Janel started breeding Arabians in her teen years and the passion carried through to me.   Now we share this great journey together and officially established Dellesta Park Arabians in 2001 with our first DPA bred and named foal Caro Lynn DPA (*Form Carillon x Magics Charisma).  We pride ourselves on our motto of breeding beautiful, athletic Arabians.  Holding true to this virtue we have been blessed to breed Scottsdale, World Cup, Arabian Breeder Finals, Regional, Canadian and US National winners.  Not only have we experienced main stream halter success but one of our bred horses Echcentric DPA (EA Echstravagant x Magics Charisma) will be competing for the third year in a row at the Tevis Cup.  

www.dellestapark.com


Ribbon Sponsor:
Halter Horse Main

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Sam’s Cats and Dogs, Naturally strives to be the premier presence of pet information and products in the Sky Valley and beyond. We offer only the finest in pet foods, with our minimum quality standards set at these levels:

  • Human Grade Ingredients.
  • Unconditionally guaranteed for any reason with a full money back policy.
  • Cutting edge ingredients and approaches to the manufacturing process.

In addition Sam’s does not accept money to partner with any foods we carry. Because we don’t, we will never recommend a food to you for profit as our motive. Our goal with every pet guardian that shops at our store is that they have a better relationship with their pet because of our support and service. If it doesn’t keep your pet happy and healthy, we won’t sell it!

 

https://www.samscatsanddogs.com/

 


Ribbon Sponsor:
Sport Horse Dressage Adult Amateur

 

 

Ribbon Sponsor:

Super All Around Horse Award

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 Aaron Olsen Farrier Services  

https://www.facebook.com/Olson-Farrier-Services-667219500047396/

 
 

Ribbon Sponsor:

Walk-Trot

 sams cats and dogs logo

Sam’s Cats and Dogs, Naturally strives to be the premier presence of pet information and products in the Sky Valley and beyond. We offer only the finest in pet foods, with our minimum quality standards set at these levels:

  • Human Grade Ingredients.
  • Unconditionally guaranteed for any reason with a full money back policy.
  • Cutting edge ingredients and approaches to the manufacturing process.

In addition Sam’s does not accept money to partner with any foods we carry. Because we don’t, we will never recommend a food to you for profit as our motive. Our goal with every pet guardian that shops at our store is that they have a better relationship with their pet because of our support and service. If it doesn’t keep your pet happy and healthy, we won’t sell it!

 

https://www.samscatsanddogs.com/

 


Ribbon Sponsor:

13 and Under

platinum performance

Platinum Performance Horses is the result of many dreams coming true and years of hard work and research.  The stars have aligned for head trainer Mariah Wilson, who  has been riding since the age of 4, to finally live the dream of training horses professionally. 

https://www.platinumhorses.com/

 


Ribbon Sponsor:

14 - 18

 

 


Ribbon Sponsor:

Adult Amateur

 


Ribbon Sponsor:

Sport Horse Dressage Junior Exhibitor

Scrub ~ Glow ~ Go

 


Ribbon Sponsor:

Sport Horse Hunter Junior Exhibitor

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Motto Mortgage Defalco/Romack Team - Alisa DeFalco

https://www.facebook.com/AlisaDeFalcoMortgages/


 

Ribbon Sponsor:
Sport Horse Hunter Adult Amateur:

 
 
 

Ribbon Sponsor:
Performance Horse Sport Horse

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Equine Clipping Services by Stacey Sikorski offers various equine clipping styles, customized to your horse and individual needs, in Western Washington and beyond. 

Stacey rides and owns Arabian horses and has more than 20 years of experience as a professional groom for all breeds. Numerous Regional and National winners have been entrusted to Stacey’s expertise, from off-season body clips to precision show clips.

www.equineclipping.com

 


Northwest Equestfest Sponsor: Coffee and Snack Break

Maria Daneili

Maria Danieli is widely recognized in Washington for representing equestrian properties, homes on acreage and luxury country estates.  Maria is highly regarded for her expertise in this niche – not only by her clients, but by her peers as well.  Her focus and unmatched experience in this area of real estate has elevated her to be a leader in unique acreage and equestrian lifestyle properties for nearly three decades.  She has represented a vast majority of horse farms and acreage estates throughout King and Snohomish counties along with an impressive track record of success for her clients.

Maria’s mission is to provide her clientele incomparable customer service combines with honesty, integrity, and a straight-forward approach to the buying and selling process.  Maria is a lifelong horse enthusiast who knows, lives, and loves the properties she represents.


http://mariadanieli.com/

 

We are seeking a Ribbon Sponsors.

Year End High Point Sponsor Form