Friday, 22 May 2015 12:13

ASHA Announces the 2015 “Name That Foal” Contest Winner

Written by Orianna Scheck
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What do you get when you cross Wink N Atcha with Bette Blue Chip? The cutest little filly named “Pinkie Pie”.“Pinkie Pie” was the winning submission in the 2015 “Name That Foal” contest sponsored by Meridian Farms and the Alberta Standardbred Horse Association.

Three-year-old Sway S., of Beaumont, AB was the imaginative little girl behind the name that is inspired by the ‘My Little Pony’ world.

The ‘Name That Foal’ contest winners included the overall Best Name, 9 to 16 Best Name, (2) Best ‘Out of Province’ Names, Best Drawing and Best Story.

“The entries were all so special,” said Orianna Scheck, Project Manager for ASHA. “The names were creative and unique and the drawings were adorable! Our judging panel enjoyed reading all the submissions and was impressed by the wonderful efforts that were made by these young, inspiring horse fans.”

The 2015 Name That Foal Contest winners are:

  • The 2015 name that foal winning name is Pinkie Pie
    Submitted by Sway S. (3-years-old from Beaumont, AB)
  • Best name - ages 9 to 16 - Nach Yo Cheese
    Submitted by Alyvia R. (9-years-old from Edmonton, AB)
  • Best name out of province - Bettecha Winkatme
    Submitted by Carlene G. (13-years-old from Peterborough, ON)
  • Best name out of province - Blue rain
    Submitted by Rachael D. (13-years-old from Crapaud, PEI)
  • Best drawing
  • Submitted by Sawyer C. (4-years-old from Rocky Mountain House, AB)
  • Best story
    Submitted by Alexis B. (13-years-old from Crapaud, PEI)

On behalf of ASHA and Meridian Farms we would like to thank all the children for their wonderful submissions. We look forward to next year’s 2016 name that foal contest!

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