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NEWS & EVENTS - Cont from page 27


16-17 OTR Dist 9, NRS Arena, Decatur, Justin Mc right, 806-517-4180


20-21 FWSSR, PRCA Tie Down & Calf Roping, Fort Worth, FMI, 817-877-2400


23 OTR Dist 31, curry Cty Event Ctr, Clo- vis, NM, FMI, 806-499-3584


24 OTR Dist 22, Cleburne Posse Arena Cleburne, Ricky Parnell, 817-980-3403


22-24 USTRC Bayou Championship, Kinder, LA, FMI, 254-968-0002


Cher Blackwell & Star in the Machine won the special Witches Walk-Trot costume class at LQHA Spooktacular show. (l to rt) Ricky Spinks, Glenn Wells & Sue Schneider.


Cont from page 27 Bits & Spurs


letters of intent on November 11. Darby Gardner, New Braunfels, has ridden reining horses for years. Julie Hill, Round Rock, has been an all-around competitor. Alex Marlow, Victoria, signed to ride on the horsemanship squad, and Katie Davis, Fort Worth, signed to be part of the reining squad.


Louisiana QHA’s annual Sugar


Bowl Extravaganza has been moved a bit later, December 30-January 2 this year, at Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe. Contact Greg Wheat for stalls, 318.294.2244. fmi, lqha.com.


The Arkansas 4-H Stallion Serv-


ice Auction bidding will open mid-Jan- uary, and bidders must register before bidding. Stallions include Spots Hot, Certain Potential, Enquest and more. Proceeds benefit the Arkansas 4-H Horse Program and the University of Arkansas horse judging team. fmi, go to www.arkansas4-Hstallionauction.com.


Braggin’ Rights! Kid Coolsifiedsecured his place in


history becoming AQHA’s first million- dollar halter sire in Septem- ber. For the past 3 years, he finished as AQHA leading halter sire. The 2000 chestnut stallion has sired point earn- ers of 7,921.5 total points, 206 Registers of Merit, 26 AQHA world champi- onships, and three year-end high-point titles. He has sired


1st Carla Clay Award at SWRHA Show.


244 money earners with average earn- ings of $4,541. He is now owned by Steve Jensen and Billy Franks and stands at Franks’ Three Nails Ranch in Cisco.


Constantine Caloudas, Brenham,


and his and Angele’s Smartys Rockin Doc won the open division with 75 both October 2 and 3 at the 3.5 Amigos cut- ting at J.B. Wells Arena in Gonzales.


Larkin Michell McBride,


Chatham, LA, and Madera Lena Boon earned the NCHA youth win in a class of 18 entries at the J.M. Sanders Me- morial Futurity October 10, at Scott County Forest Coliseum, Forest, MS.


Grant Martin, Hensley, AR, rode


TR Reyn Dancer to score 73, taking the youth win at North Central Arkansas Southeast Missouri CHA’s October 17 show at Bar None Arena, Midway, AR.


Chloe Costello, Kaufman, was at


Hallettsville at the 2nd annual Texas High School Rodeo Founders Invita- tional at Lavaca County Expo Center October 18 when she received an excit- ing text message from her father. It con- tained a photo of her acceptance letter


DSRP Horse Show Series winners


received their many awards at the


November 1 banquet.


28 SouthWest Horse Trader December 2015


Who Whiz Who won the 14-18, the 14-18 circuit award & the


Emmy Lu Marsh &


champion at the Fall Dressage in the Hill Country November 8 show at Dripping Springs Ranch Park.


from Texas A&M University! Whoop! Tucker Wellsmarked 84 to win the


mutton bustin’ at the final performance of Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo October 18. He’s the son of Jamie and Jed Wells, Bryan. Proud grandparents Lana Wells and Nancy and Dr. Jake Wells also cheered for Tucker. He celebrates his fifth birthday on December 16.


Clint Allen, Weatherford, recently


became a NCHA $4 Million Open Rider, when his earnings surpassed that sum at The Mane Event October 18-23 in Las Vegas, NV. Allen is the resident trainer for Stacie and David McDavid but also rides select outside horses.


Penny Reeves, Driftwood, was


named Dripping Springs Ranch Park’s Volunteer of the Year!


Gil Galyean, Purcell, OK, recently


became the first rider in National Snaf- fle Bit Association history to record more than one million dollars in lifetime earnings from competition at sanctioned association events. He reached that milestone during the All American Quarter Horse Congress, and was rec- ognized for the achievement at the Con-


Continued on page 34 Jewel New was junior western


25-26 FWSSR AQHA/APHA Roping, Fort Worth, FMI, 817-877-2400


29-31 USTRC Will Rogers Championship, Tulsa, OK, FMI, 254-968-0002


30 OTR Dist 1, Amarillo, Tim Jccright, 806-499-3584


Barrels/Playdays


REGULAR EVENTS Borne - 2nd Fri, Jackpot Barrel Race, Beaver Paxson, 210-379-0379


Bowie - 2nd Sat, 1pm, Open Play- days, 940-872-2203


Boyd - Tues 7pm, Barrel BSeries, Salt Creek Ar,Rhonda Coon,940-389-2861


Collinsville-Wed 8pm, Barrel Jackpot Zaal Ranch, J Williams,214-797-9723


Cypress- Thurs, 7:30pm, Practice Bar- rels, Cimmaron Arena, 713-856-8399


Elm Springs, AR - Tues, Barrels, Marchang Hill, 479-248-1844


Friendswood - Sat, STPA Playday, Marietta Benson, 281-369-2375


Hockley-Thurs, 7-10pm, Practice Bar- rels, Horse Center Ar, 281-373-0190


Kerens - Sun, Open 3D Jackpot Bar- rels, CBYHaul, 903-396-7103


Lampasas - Fri, LCRD Jackpot Play- day, Ann Wyatt, 940-453-8084


Poteau, OK - Thur, Barrel Jackpot, Nikki Kester, 479-651-0416


Terrell 2nd & 4th Fri, Playday, Con- tact Howard, 972-722-5788


Wills Point - Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat Prac- tice Barrel/Poles, Wills Point, FMI, 903-848-0049


DECEMBER 1 NBHA TX08, Ace Indoor Arena, An- drews, Kim Tadlock, 432-269-4295


2 5D Open w/Novice, Llano, Se’Vette Early, 254-223-1220


2 Shiny Buckle Series Barrel Run, Del Rio, Naomi Smith, 830-703-0424


4-5 BRAT APHA Holiday Barrel Bash, Al- varado,Melanie Bearden, 903-805-0982


4-5 Turning for Tots 4D Barrels, Hender- son, Sharon Calloway, 903-274-1181


5-6 11th Annual Christmas Cash, Amar- illo, Angie Moore, 806-488-2144


6 NBHA TX24, Groesbeck, Lydia Farrar, 254-722-3020


6 NBHA OK08, Lightning C Arena, McAlester, Sissy Markus, 918-618-2801


9 Shiny Buckle Series Barrel Run, Del Rio, Naomi Smith, 830-703-0424


12 NBHA TX19, Azel Wild West Arena, Azel, Lydia Farrar, 254-722-3020


12 NBHA OK02, Hill Top Ar, Muskogee, OK, Cindy Woodworth, 918-636-6571


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