Hunt Seat Nationals
April 20-22, 2018
New York State Fairgrounds
Syracuse, NY

Hunt Seat Judges:

Naomi Blumenthal
USEF "R" Judge
Syracuse NY

Jerome Michael Halbleib
USEF "R" Judge
Birmingham, AL


Hunt Seat Hotel Info:

Maplewood Suites
400 7th North Street
Liverpool, NY 13088
(315) 451-1511 or (315) 410-0605 (Christie Buczek)
Room Rate $98 - Request 2018 IEA

Doubletree by Hilton Syracuse
6301 State Route 298
East Syracuse, NY 13057
(315) 432-0200 or (315) 431-2207 (Sharon Ianzito)
Room Rate $119 - Request IEA

Holiday Inn Express
Syracuse/Fairgrounds
6946 Winchell Rd
Warners, NY 13164
(315) 701-5000 or (315) 949-0006 (Frankie Yaple)
Room Rate $99 - Request IEA

Staybridge Suites Syracuse
439 Electronics Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088
(315) 565-4400 (Taylor Jones)
Room Rate $119 - Request IEA

Western National Finals
June 23-24, 2018
Oklahoma State Fairgrounds
Oklahoma City, OK

Western Judges:

Betsy Tuckey
AQHA, NRHA, NSBA Judge
Liberty, KY

John Tuckey
AQHA, NRHA, NRCHA, NSBA Judge
Liberty, KY

western-judge-Betsy-TuckeyBetsy Tuckey has been an AQHA and NRHA judge for 28 years, and is a member of the Professional Horseman's Association. She is also a judge for the National Snaffle Bit Association, National Reining Horse Association. National Reined Cowhorse Horse Association, and the American Paint Horse Association. She has had the privilege of judging the major shows across the country, including the AQHA World Show, AQHYA World Show, Select World Show, the NSBA Championship Show, and APHA World Show. She has also judged the Congress, the Reichert Celebration, Arizona Sun Circuit, Scottsdale Classic, the Southern Belle, the Just For Pleasure, Texas Classic, Redbud, Florida Gold Coast, and all of the major Stock Shows. In the NRHA arena, she has judged both the NRHA Futurity and the Derby multiple times, as well as the Italian Reining Futurity, and many affiliate shows. Betsy has also had the pleasure of judging numerous IHSA events, including the National Championship show, as well as many NCEA events, including their National Championship Finals. She and her husband John have a great time judging together, and have been fortunate enough to judge events in many foreign countries, including Australia, Germany, Italy, Sweden, England, France, and Switzerland. They own and operate JBT Quarter Horses, Inc., a ninety-acre farm in Liberty, Kentucky, where they raise all around horses and Miniature Australian Shepherds.

western-judge-John-TuckeyJohn Tuckey is a judge for the AQHA, NRHA, NRCHA, and NSBA. He has judged many major events over the years, including the AQHA World Show, the AQHYA World Show, the AQHA Select World Show, the All American Quarter Horse Congress, Arizona Sun Circuit, Florida Gold Coast, the Reichert Pleasure Celebration, the Texas Classic, the NRHA Derby and Futurity, the NSBA Championship show, and most of the major Futurity shows and Stock shows. He has also judged the European Championships and the Americana, and several major events in Australia. John and his wife Betsy own and operate JBT Quarter Horses, where they raise and train their own horses. He is a member of the KyQHA, and the Professional Horsemen.