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April 17, 18, 19 - 2020

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Mustang Challenge

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Day 1 Preliminary Results

Day 2 Preliminary Results

Top 10 Overall Winners

2019 Midwest Horse Fair Mustang Challenge Finals

1stNaomi Rutter
Steele Magnolia
Chatham, MI
274
2ndLindsey Partridge
ArwinPontypool, Ontario, Canada263
3rdAllyssa Rennebu
Legend of FreedomEagle, WI257
4thCat Zimmerman
KimberArcher, FL248
5thSerenity HacklMimicRosholt, WI245.5
6thTrinity DyresonStormMount Horeb, WI241.5
7thGrace HelmsJosie QuervoBloomfield, IN233
8thCourtney ClarkeUnicoHolly, MI230.5
9thAmanda SommerZacchaeusWest Bend, WI225
10thTJ ClibbornAlexaDeerfield, WI220.5

Top 10 Freestyle Scores

2019 Midwest Horse Fair Mustang Challenge Finals

1stCat ZimmermanKimberArcher, FL69
2ndAllyssa Rennebu
Legend of FreedomEagle, WI67
3rdNaomi Rutter
Steele MagnoliaChatham, MI65
4thSerenity Hackl
MimicRosholt, WI60*
5thLindsey PartridgeArwinPontypool, Ontario, Canada60*
6thTrinity DyresonStormMount Horeb, WI57
7thGrace HelmsJosie QuervoBloomfield, IN53
8thCourtney ClarkeUnicoHolly, MI51
9thAmanda SommerZacchaeusWest Bend, WI49
10thTJ ClibbornAlexaDeerfield, WI47

*Tie broken on Communication & Willingness Score

Wild to Mild in 90 Days!

The Midwest Horse Fair Mustang Challenge is a competition of Legendary proportions designed to spotlight the all American Mustang. The wild Mustangs will be matched with qualified equine trainers who will allow the horse's natural abilities to shine through. Preliminary classes take place on Friday and Saturday with the finals held during the Saturday evening show, Legendary Night. Through this competition 50 wild Mustangs will find the fortune of a promising future in a qualified and caring home.

Schedule

Day One Prelims: Handling & Conditioning Class and Leading Pattern Class on Friday, April 12, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. in the Blain's Farm & Fleet Coliseum. 

Day Two Prelims: Leading Trail Class on Saturday, April 13, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Hutchison Arena. Leading Trail Class

Finals:During the Saturday evening show, Legendary Night, at 7:30 p.m. in the Blain's Farm & Fleet Coliseum. A separate ticket is required for Legendary Night.

The Competition

In correlation with the Mustang Heritage Foundation and the Bureau of Land Management, the illustrious Mustang Challenge will be featured at the 2019 Midwest Horse Fair. 

The competition will award a wild Mustang to 50 qualified competitors. Those competitors have 90 days to gentle, train and gain the trust of their new equine partner.

Preliminary classes at Midwest Horse Fair take place Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13, 2019 to determine the top 10 finalists. The 10 competitors with the highest combined preliminary scores will advance to the finals during the Saturday evening show, Legendary Night, where they will debut a unique choreographed freestyle performance and ultimately compete for $20,000 in prizes!

2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors

2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Daniel Beechy
Parma, MI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Makayla Besaw
Shiocton, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Trevor Blankenship
Pleasant Lake, MI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Tiffany Brewer
Elroy, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Mackenzie Brost
Nekoosa, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Allyson Butler
Cottage Grove, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Courtney Clarke
Holly, MI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
TJ Clibborn
Deerfield, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Elizabeth Deden
Centerville, TX
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Jordyn Delmet
Ottawa, IL
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Haleigh Denny
Harrodsburg, KY
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Trinity Dyreson
Mount Horeb, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Terri Eagles
Bellefonte, PA
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Jessie Edson
Bellefonte, PA
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Jacklyn Estreen
Seymour, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Jorja Faith
Michigan City, IN
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Franny Galvin-Hynes
Ontario, Canada
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Ashley Glover
Canton, GA
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Sheila Glover
Brooksville, MS
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Lalo Govea
Elkhorn, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Dan Grunewald
Jefferson, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Serenity Hackl
Rosholt, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Grace Helms
Bloomfield, IN
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Jennifer Hinkel
Franklin, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Amber Hofmaier
Campbellsport, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Eliya Huebner
Larsen, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Judy Jameson
Brooksville, MS
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Mary Kitzmiller
Kemp, TX
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Emilee Knepp
Gunlock, KY
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Taylor Laures
Jefferson, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Kaitlin Norton
Custer, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
McKenzie Olson
Montello, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Karianna Oury
Michigan City, IN
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Alyssa Palmer
Spring Green, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Lindsey Partridge
Pontypool Ontario, Canada
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Cindy Prince
Colfax, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Hunter Reich
Beardstown, IL
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Alyssa Rennebu
Eagle, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Hali Rice
Chatsworth, GA
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Keri Rogalla
Marathon, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Naomi Rutter
Chatham, MI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Brooke Schessler
Perryville, MO
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Tracy Schmidt
Oregon, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Anna Schmude
Clintonville, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Honor Scholtes
Bailieboro, Ontario Canada
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Sara Scholtes
Bailieboro, Ontario Canada
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
AJ Scholtes
Bailieboro, Ontario Canada
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Brenda Schwark
Cornell, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Roxanne Shannon
Fort Atkinson, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Amanda Sommer
West Bend, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Sorin Thomas
Boulder, CO
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Sam Van Fleet
Williston, FL
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Ashley Wehrwein
Janesville, WI
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Gladys Wireman
Gunlock, KY
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Beth Young
Canton, GA
2019 Mustang Challenge Competitors
Cat Zimmerman
Archer, FL
Mustang Heritage Foundation TIP Challenge

The Mustang Heritage Foundation is a 501 (C)(3), public, charitable, nonprofit organization.
The mission of the Mustang Heritage Foundation is to create and promote programs and activities that provide information and education about wild horses, elevate their image and desirability, provide opportunities to become involved in the wild horse experience and secure adequate numbers of caring homes for excess horses. Working in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management, the Mustang Heritage Foundation is passionate about the successful placement of mustangs into private care so future generations can enjoy this distinctive feature of our American heritage. The Mustang Heritage Foundation has placed over 8,000 mustangs into private care since 2007.


Schedule

Mustang Challenge: Preliminaries Day One in Blain's Farm & Fleet Coliseum

Legendary Night featuring The Mustang Challenge Finals in Blain's Farm & Fleet Coliseum