Identified as Number 17, Maggie the buckskin Quarter Horse mare with Frank Buchman aboard, representing The Double B at Alta Vista, collected highpoint year end horse show accolades at recent awards presentations.
Competing in 19 horse shows across the state this year, the pair has been recognized as the all-around winners in the adult division of both the Blackjack Horse show Circuit and the Rocking V Horse show Circuit.
En route to the Blackjack title, first place circuit awards with Maggie were received in adult pleasure, halter mares, horsemanship, senior western pleasure, showmanship, trail, and walk/trot pleasure. Second place yearend Blackjack recognition included English pleasure, open walk trot, reining, and western horsemanship.
Highpoint or runner-up performance rosettes were won on Maggie at four Blackjack shows during the season.
Year end accolades with Maggie were received in 14 Rocking V Horse show Circuit divisions, including four in the hunter-jumper category.
Other Buchman mounts, The Wonderful Zane and Missy, were also ridden in the Eastern Kansas Horseman’s Association, with total points of the three horses earning yearend runner-up highpoint adult rider honors of that circuit.