Alabama Open Horseman Association held is 31st Annual State Show Labor Day weekend, the first weekend of September 2018. Tina Koon and daughter, Kristin Elliott, took top honors. Tina won Gaited Halter with one of her horses, “I’m Robin Williams,” and Kristen won Ladies Racking, Style Racking, and Open Racking on her mare, “Judge Judy.” Kristen was also Overall Gaited Champion winning the gaited saddle and Tina was Overall Reserve Gaited Champion. This is the first time in 31 years a mother and daughter have been the Overall Champions together.
The following week, Tina traveled to Mississippi to show in Jackson and came away winning a state championship in Gaited Measure Flat Shod on “Dangerous Sunrise” and two more State Titles in Ladies Gaited Pleasure Padded and Gaited Pleasure Padded Open on “I’m Robin Williams.”
See complete story in the Pickens County Herald.