Alice Neihardt Thompson with daughter Erica
MHSA Jeff Shikles Distinguised Service Award for Lifetime Achievement 2012- 2013
Presented to Alice Neihardt Thompson
Ninety one year old Alice Neihardt Thompson graciously accepted the Jeff Shikles Memorial Ditinguished ServiceTrophy for Lifetime Achievement during the MHSA yearly award’s presentation. Held at the Peachtree Convention Center in Columbia, Mo., on January 26, 2013, the presentation was made by former MHSA president, Sarah Book-er.
Longtime horse trainer and riding instructor, Mrs. Thompson still resides at her be-loved Skyrim Stables north of Columbia. A forty year partnership with W.B. Cook pro-duced the great stallion, Skyrim’s Bourbon Stone wall and many champions sired by him and his son, Skyrim’s Bourbonaire.