Man About Vegaz VA is an 11 year old son of Vegaz out of Moonbeam DGL (The Nobelest x Melody Afire (x Afire Bey V)). He was bred by Victoria Arabians and is owned by William W and Janell K Voss of Carmel, IN. He is trained by Dalton and Kellie Budd and stands at Select Show Horses in Sheridan, IN.
Following are the highlights of his show career to date:
• Major Shows:
o 2015 National Show Horse Finals – Champion Arabian English Pleasure – ATR
o 2017 Buckeye Sweepstakes – Reserve Champion Arabian English Pleasure – AATR
• Regional Shows:
o 2014 Region 13 – Champion Arabian English Pleasure – Jr. Horse
o 2015 Region 13 – Top 5 – Arabian English Pleasure – Open
o 2016 Region 14 – Champion – Arabian English Pleasure – AATR
o 2016 Region 14 – Reserve Champion – Arabian English Pleasure – AAOTR 40+
o 2017 Region 14 – Champion – Arabian Pleasure Driving
o 2017 Region 14 – Top 5 – Arabian English Pleasure – AATR
o 2018 Region 14 – Reserve Champion – Arabian Pleasure Driving
• US National Show:
o 2015 – Reserve Champion – Arabian English Pleasure – AAOTR Maturity
o 2013-2018 – Never out of Top 10 in English Pleasure, Pleasure Driving and Park
During his show career he has never been out of the Top 5 in Regional shows and never out of the Top 10 at Nationals. In 2019, he was retired from the show ring.
He has a great disposition, is easy to work with and always tries to please. His first son out of an Afires Heir daughter won his first class at National Show Horse Finals and was very competitive in the Country Pleasure Futurity at the 2018 US Nationals. He is destined to be a great youth horse because of his great attitude and upright carriage. Three more very nice foals were born in 2019. They should hit the show ring in 2022.