Surprizentheprincess & & Jack Medows at the 2014 NRHA Derby • & bull; Image by WaltenberryWhen it concerns variety in the horse industry, Cuba, Mo., homeowner Jack Medows has actually got a company manage on it. The 16-year-old has actually revealed his reining mare Surprizentheprincess to various success in the in 2012 and, just recently, he revealed her to win his first American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) Efficiency Halter Mare World Champion.
Having begun his riding career in Western pleasure, Medows made the switch to reining, and Surprizentheprincess has actually been a strong mount for him in the show pen for the previous year. The 5-year-old mare (Jerry Lees Surprise x Princess In Diamonds x Shining Spark), owned by Medows’ & rsquo; mother, Amy, and reproduced by Clinton Anderson, of Stephenville, Texas, was bought from Kelle Smith in 2013. From there, the two have attacked it off well in the field, and they have the accolades to show it. Back in April, Medows and Surprizentheprincess won the NRBC Levels 3, 2 and 1 Non-Pro with a score of 219 to garner more than $16,000 in prize cash. From there, they followed up their remarkable finish by handling the National Reining Equine Association (NRHA) Derby, where they took the Level 1 Non-Pro Championship with a 220.5. It wasn’& rsquo; t their only success, as they likewise got all four levels, and they completed fourth in the Level 4 and third in the Levels 3 and 2. Medows’ & rsquo; reining earnings of even more than $72,000 make up the majority of his Equi-Stat record, which now stands at more than $80,700. At the AQHYA World Champion Program, which will certainly continue in Oklahoma City through Aug. 9, Medows and Surprizentheprincess revealed they have what it takes to be competitive not only in the reining pen, but in the halter ring, as well. With a score of 331, the duo secured the Performance Halter Mare World Champion.“& ldquo; I thought she showed well for me in the halter,” & rdquo; Medows said. & ldquo; She remained truly relaxed and acted the like outside the pen! Having a horse that is constructed right is so essential for a horse to stay sound and happy, so it’& rsquo; s really cool that they have an unique course to evaluate a performance horse’& rsquo; s conformation and balance. I wish to thank my moms and dads and Pal Laney for assisting me get ready to reveal her here at the World Show in Halter!”& rdquo;.