Seymour woman recognized at American Quarter Horse event

Susan Robinson of Seymour received recognition at the 2018 Nutrena East American Quarter Horse Association Level 1 Championships conducted May 2 through 6 at the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio.

She showed her American Quarter Horse, Innocent Promotion, a 20-year-old sorrel gelding.

They received recognition in the following events: Level 1 amateur select ranch riding, fourth place; Level 1 amateur select western riding, eighth place; rookie amateur western riding, eighth place; rookie amateur ranch riding, finalist; and rookie amateur horsemanship, finalist.

Exhibitors who placed fourth through 10th in their class received a prize package that included a specially designed ribbon and top-10 patch. Finalists received a specially designed medallion.

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.

It was the largest of the three regional events, attracting 2,673 entries from 769 exhibitors and 702 horses.

Founded in 1940, the American Quarter Horse Association is the largest equine breed organization in the world. Headquartered in Amarillo, Texas, the association has a membership of more than 250,000 people in 86 countries and has registered more than 5 million horses in 95 countries.