TAA High-Point Winners at TIP Championships

adopted horse class at New Vocations Horse show 2018

Four TAA high-point awards were given out during the 2018 T.I.P. Championships for horses that were adopted from TAA-accredited organizations. Held Sept. 7-9 in conjunction with the New Vocations All-Thoroughbred Charity Horse Show at the Kentucky Horse Park, the event had 353 off-track Thoroughbreds compete.

The TAA high-point winners are:

Pleasure: Onemochance and Sophia Aul (owned by Amanda McRae), adopted from New Vocations

Hunter: Gemini (The Jockey Club name: Nickelacross) and Michelle Hannan, adopted from New Vocations

Jumper: Irbywood and Robert Mendoza (owned by Michael Kvistad), adopted from New Vocations

Dressage: All Names Taken and Bethany Siehr, adopted from New Vocations

The winners received a TAA gift bag and the organizations that adopted out the horses will receive a cash prize.

The adopted horse class, which was sponsored by the TAA, was won by Accountable (The Jockey Club name: Guyana in Motion) and owner Rachel Lallier (photo below). Accountable was adopted from Turning for Home.

Rachel Lallier and Accountable winners of adopted horse class 2018

More scenes from the show:

TAA grad at New Vocations Show New Vocations/TAA graduate at New Vocations Show TAA graduate at New Vocations Show Western pleasure at New Vocations horse show

Photos by Suzie Picou-Oldham


More info:

T.I.P. Championship Winners Announced

353 Thoroughbreds Competed at the New Vocations Charity Horse Show and T.I.P. Championships