Exclusive to GoHorseShow.com, in this article, Martin and Cole discuss how they have handled the pressure to succeed while trying to keep everything in perspective.
Over the past few years, Charlie and Jason have
been experiencing the extreme highs and lows of
owning and competing with their barrel racing
stallion, Slick By Design. Cole and Martin said it
was challenging to deal with the quicker highs and
lows in barrel racing, but it has helped them
develop new coping skills to handle the pressure
and disappoints on the AQHA show
"I have always been a fan of Kisses' dam, Ona Good Impulse. So I feel very blessed and thank Jan for allowing me the opportunity to own this great filly," Johns states.
"When I posted the videos of Ona Good Kiss
(Kisses) and HereIComeAgain (Chloe) on the Pittman
Ranch Facebook page, the comments and inquiries I
received from viewers were amazing," says Jan
Shepherd Pittman of Panama City, Florida about her
two fillies. "Both of these fillies have the wow
factor and with the world class talent of
(sisters) Susie Johns and Kathy Tobin, I expect
them to do great things."
Don't miss Riley Smith in the premier of Deliverance Creek, airing Saturday night on Lifetime. Photo Credit: Zade Rosenthal/Lifetime Television.
Flashback to the late eighties…in the Coliseum of
Quarter Horse Congress. Small Fry
wait for the results of the Small Fry Western
Pleasure at the All
American Quarter Horse
Last, but not least, Riley Smith and
Brick were announced as Congress
Champions. The first, but certainly not
time, this Cedar Rapids, Iowa native will be at
home in the spotlight.
Don't miss an exclusive chance to meet the one and
only VS Code Red. Waylon is holding a meet
and greet for his fans on October 19th at the All
American Quarter Horse Congress. It will be held
in front of the Voinovich building from 1 to 3pm.
You will be able to get up close and personal with
this one of a kind stallion and even get your
picture taken with him. Waylon looks forward to
seeing everyone there!
Fall is in the air and along with the changing
colors come the season’s biggest horse shows.
Whether getting ready for a local championship
show, your Association’s season finale or maybe
your very first horse show, there are some tricks
to getting off on the right foot. As we all know
from riding horses, getting off to a good start is
half the battle. The following will help you and
your horse get off to a good start regardless of
the size or scope of the event.
This issue is a
great example of one of the huge
benefits of GoMag's digital
turn-around time. Mimsi Coon had planned to
her 2-year old mare, Dream Big Dreams,
on the September cover for months.
didn't plan on was being able to update the cover
"2014 Select World Champion" just a few
short days prior to the publication going
Try doing that with print media.
There once was a time when people held doors for
each other, addressed one another by Ma’am and
Sir, said please and thank you, helped the elderly
cross the street and carried packages for the
laden stranger. Perhaps somewhere way down south,
this type of courtliness still exists but for the
most part, society has lost its
The top priority of most horse owners in the
industry is for their horse to be in good health.
Tracy Willis of Davenport Center, New York has
gone immeasurable distances to assure this of her
2009 halter mare, HK New Beginning, affectionately
known as Jenna. One morning in June, Tracy went
out to the barn to feed the horses and to leave
for a NYSQHA show in Cobleskill, New York, when
she found Jenna drooling and snoring in her