American Miniature Horse enthusiast Tom and Linda May of Price recently participated in the 2002 American Miniature Horse Association western championship show in Reno, Nev. last month.
The competition is a pinnacle event for the miniature horse industry. The May's joined the western region's best vying for championship titles in a total of 142 classes.
Contestants from Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Canada participated in the event making the competition exciting.
The May's competed with their horse DRM Banners Too Bold To Behold in the two year old stallion class. The May's placed first in this category and took home the grand championship. The May's also showed two yearling fillies, who took home top 10 honors.
Finally, the May family garnered a third place finish in the produce of dam and fourth place in the three by one owner categories.
The AMHA was founded in 1978 and promotes the breeding, use and perpetuation of a standard of equine excellence in miniature horses. Horses registered with the association must meet their standards of perfection and cannot exceed 34 inches in height.