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Heitman wins awards

Apr 24, 2018

AMARILLO, Texas – Kaylynn Heitman of Marengo, earned the 2018 Rookie Youth High Point and 2018 Rookie 13 and Under High Point along with the Championship in Rookie Youth Hunter Under Saddle and a Bronze Champion title in Hunter Under Saddle 13 and under, Bronze Champion Rookie Youth Trail at the 2018 AQHA Central Level 1 Championships on April 14th, 2018 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Heitman showed the American Quarter Horse Talk N Bout Me, owned by Kaylynn. The 2012 Chestnut Gelding, by Zippos Golden Finale and out of Simply Dottie Mac, was bred by Sherri Banta of New Liberty, IA.

B&W Rookie High-Point and B&W Rookie 13 & Under High Point winners received an Awards Recognition Concepts belt buckle, Impact Gel Saddle Pad and Trophy.

The B&W Rookie Champion received an Awards Recognition Concepts belt buckle, neck wreath, acrylic trophy and top-10 patch. The bronze champion received a specially designed bronze trophy, bronze champion ribbon, Wrangler Jeans certificate and top-10 patch.

The high-point B&W Rookie awards were given to the highest-scoring B&W Rookie youth exhibitor. To be eligible, the exhibitor and horse were required to compete in at least three B&W Rookie classes at the show.

The Level 1 Championships were designed to celebrate the accomplishments of Level 1-, Rookie- and Walk/Trot-eligible competitors and their American Quarter Horses in an environment that provides education and fun competition.

Founded in 1940, the American Quarter Horse Association is the largest equine breed organization in the world. With headquarters in Amarillo, Texas, AQHA has a membership of more than 250,000 people in 86 countries and has registered more than 6 million horses in 95 countries.

Heitman is the daughter of Arec and Jeana (Capper) Heitman, of Marengo. The granddaughter of Randy and Donna (Miller) Heitman, of Marengo; and Charles and Joanne (Kelley) Capper, of Marengo.


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