Gerri Leigh Pratt pictured here with her cat, Uncle Si.
We asked multiple AQHA World and Congress
Champion, Gerri Lee Pratt, who owns stallions, The
Krymsun Kruzer and Secretz, to list the Top 10
things she loves and hates. As many people know,
Gerri is opinionated and doesn't hold back her
thoughts. Check out her revealing comments
"Cowboy was an unfortgettable show horse and now he’s passing on his grace, cadence and style to his foals," says owners, Roger and Robin Gollehon.
The only stallion named NSBA Horse of the Year.
"Cowboy was an unfortgettable show horse and now
he’s passing on his grace, cadence and style to
his foals," says owners, Roger and Robin
Gollehon. One example is A Cowgirl Margarita,
aka “Candy” who is a 2012 AQHA Mare by Good Cowboy
Margarita out of Its Certainly Time who is by
I love it when a student says they just didn’t
have time to practice showmanship or ride without
stirrups or to go to the gym. Next thing out of
their mouth is usually something about the latest
Bachelorette episode, a funny picture someone
posted on Facebook, how long the line was at
Starbucks or the great movie they saw with friends
over the weekend.
When Spring rolls around, horse show exhibitors
and breeders are excited about the weather warming
up and the previous year's Incentive Fund checks
arriving in the mail. For some, it is an excuse to
indulge on something extra--a new watch, boots, or
trip, while others apply the funds back into their
horse show fund. GoHorseShow wanted to know what
people were spending their extra bonus money
on--find out here!
The 2014 AQHA/NCQHA Martinganza took place April
3rd through the 6th at the Senator Bob Martin
Eastern Agricultural Center in Williamston, North
Carolina. The show had outstanding judges
including: Tanya Green, Rhonda Replogle, Nancy Sue
Ryan, Larry Hansch, and Kelly McDowall. There was
a $225 flat fee for all five judges. "What a fun
show," Non-Pro Exhibitor, Liz Barnard Hay raves.
"Wonderful weather, great friends, and big
LuAnn Knost was a trailblazer and record breaker
during her long and successful show career. Knost
and her 1976 bay gelding, Melody Zipper (Zipper)
were three-time AQHA World Champions; seven-time
AQHA Reserve World Champions; six-time Honor Roll
champions, three-time consecutive Congress Amateur
All-Around Champions and a two-time winner of the
AQHA All-Around Amateur Honor Roll
One word comes to mind when describing Huntin My
Zipper and his sire, Hubba Hubba
Huntin--versatile. Both father and son epitomize
the definition of this word--adaptable, flexible,
all around, multifaceted, multitalented,
resourceful; adjustable, multipurpose,
all-purpose, and handy to name a few.
Cole states that the biggest reason they have been successful is that they know when to leave their horses alone.
Cole and Martin discuss five tips that help keep
them at the top of their game. Martin and
Cole credit much of their success to the fact that
they respect and love horses and treat them with
dignity. "Charlie and I are just plain and
simple," Martin states. "If your horse is happy
and healthy and enjoys their life and their jobs,
most likely they will try harder, look happier and
have a longer career."