Youth Spotlight – Abigail Dunlevy

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Abigail Parker-Spratt Dunlevy


East Oro Public School


Horse’s name
This Secrets A Keeper (Harley)

Coach’s name
Jamie Gardy

Favourite class(es)
Trail, Horsemanship, Western Pleasure, Equitation

What classes do you currently show in?
Trail, Horsemanship, Western Pleasure, Equitation, HUS, Showmanship and Halter

How long have you been involved in Quarter Horses?
Since I was 6 years old

What is your biggest achievement?
In the 2017 show season I achieved the year end Level 1 Youth W/J High Point All Around Award for both Area 3 and OQHA. Harley and I achieved this while earning only western class points. I didn’t show English classes in 2017.

Why do you love your horse?
I love Harley because he has always taken care of me. He is patient and quiet. I started showing Harley when he was a 4 year old. He makes me a better person. I can’t imagine my life without him.

Why do you like to show?
I like to show because it challenges me to develop my riding skills and achieve new goals. I also like showing because I like meeting new people and making new friends.

What activities are you involved in outside of horses?
I dance competitively. My favorite is Hip Hop.

Favourite Song or Artists
Ed Sheeran and The Zac Brown Band

Favourite Movie or Genre
You Again

Favourite Mobile Apps
Instagram and Snapchat