"Our new trainers Rich & Amy Simpkins and their two small children are a true blessing to us and are wonderful to have here," begins Wanda, "I think they are everything and a bag of chips for Paradise!" Rich & Amy, who are pictured in the photos in the sidebar, recently joined the Paradise Arabians team and have been working with Paradise clients to show them a whole new level of excitement in the show ring.
At the recent 34th Annual Music City Arabian Horse Show, held November 15-17 at the Miller Coliseum near Nashville, Rich & Amy helped lead several Paradise horses into "the blue" in the Halter classes. "It was a sight to behold," Wanda exclaimed! Here are the results...Class 9 - Arabian Geldings 2 and Over - Ibn Al Sahrah MVA | 1st place with Gary Kenworthy Class 10 - Arabian Geldings ATH - Ibn Al Sahrah MVA | 1st place with Dana Griggs Class 11 - Arabian Gelding Championship - Ibn Al Sahrah MVA | Champion with Gary Kenworthy Class 17 - Arabian Mares ATH - MJ Scapas Mist | 1st place with Lee Sistrunk Class 21 - Arabian Colts 2 Years Old - Eureka Zaki | 1st place with Matt Kenworthy Class 22 - Arabian Colts Championship - Eureka Zaki | Champion with Matt Kenworthy Class 23 - Arabian Stallions 3 and Over - El Riyah Antar | 1st place with Rich Simpkins Class 24 - Arabian Stallions ATH - Farid Al Jannat | 1st place with Lee Sistrunk, and Eureka Zaki | 2nd place with Lane Longley Class 25 - Arabian Stallion Championship - El Riyah Antar | Champion with Rich Simpkins, and Farid Al Jannat | Reserve Champion with Lee Sistrunk Class 28 - Supreme Halter Championship - El Riyah Antar | Champion with Rich Simpkins Class 29 - Straight Egyptian Geldings - Ibn Al Sahrah MVA | 1st place with Gary Kenworthy Class 34 - Straight Egyptian Colts 2 Years Old - Eureka Zaki | 1st place with Matt Kenworthy Class 35 - Straight Egyptian Stallions 3 and Over - Farid Al Jannat | 1st place with Rich Simpkins Class 36 - Straight Egyptian Supreme Championship - Farid Al Jannat | Champion with Rich Simpkins
Wanda further extended her congratulations to Lee and Stacey Sistrunk on their purchae of Farid Al Jannat and MJ Scapas Mist and for their subsequent success at Music City!
The Kenworthy family is also pleased to announce that Paradise Arabians is standing a new outcross Stallion, a 2006 grey Straight Egyptian named Shahil Pasha IA (Shahil ITSB x SES Mahala), owned by Illusion Arabians and standing at stud at Paradise for 2014. "He carries no Minstril or Desperado blood and has a rare and exceptional pedigree," states Wanda, "He will be introduced to the public at our Stallion, Breeding & Birthing Clinic, January 25th & 26th, so SAVE THE DATE!"
Watch The Pyramid Society's Events Calendar and the next edition of The Chariot for more information on this upcoming Paradise clinic, including times and guest speaker information.