Source: Text and photos by Jennifer Horton
The week-long Iowa Quarter Horse Show Circuit, June 5-11 drew over 6,000 entries to the Jacobson arena at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.
A Novice/Level 1 Youth & Amateur Show was featured on June 5, followed by a Showmanship demonstration clinic by Brent Maxwell.
Exhibitors enjoyed hot summer weather for the entire week, served with some BBQ from the World Pork Expo. The show offered split/combined shows over a three-day schedule with three judges each day, with the days ending by 6 p.m., everyone had opportunity to relax, socialize, or work horses in the evenings.
Judges for this year’s event were: Rick Bailey, Debbie Kail, Holly Hoover, Liz Baker, Jennifer Thompson, Marvin Kapushion, Bob Kail, Gary Roberts, Kim Myers, Mike Hopper, Brian Ellsworth and Laura Gilmer.
You can view unofficial results here:
Enjoy candids from the show courtesy of the show’s official photographer, Jennifer Horton.
You can view all Bar H images from the show by visiting www.barHphotography.com