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Athena Purdy Cat & Brad Mitchell Top Southern Cutting Futurity

Athena Purdy Feline & & Brad MitchellThe Southern Cutting Futurity, held Oct. 20-26 in Jackson, Miss., included the very same hospitality this year that has made the event a fan preferred every fall. This year, a new stallion incentive program made going to much more rewarding. In the end, it was Brad Mitchell and Athena Purdy Feline who concluded the Futurity Open title.
Athena Purdy Cat, owned by Toddy Pitard, of El Dorado, Ark., and her Canton, Texas-based fitness instructor were initially out in the nine-horse Futurity Open finals. The duo marked a strong 218 that held for the win, worth $11,000.
In addition to the champ’s examine, the child of Athena Puddy Cat was qualified for the 2014 Southern Cutting Futurity Stallion Incentive. As the Futurity Open Champion, the equine earned an added $5,893, bringing the mare’s reveal overall to $16,893.
“& ldquo; She s simply gotten better and much better,” and it s cool, & rdquo; Mitchell stated. & ldquo; I was pleased with [my draw]’In this field, it s normally a very great spot. & rdquo; Amanda Standish s Deluxe Checks, ridden by Summerdale, Ala., trainer Austin Shepard, completed as the Futurity Open Reserve Champ, earning a $10,000 paycheck. One Time Ina Catalac, had by Ten/27 Cattle ranch, of Denham Springs, La., completed second in the stallion incentive and fourth overall, stealing a total of $10,536 under Shepard’& rsquo;
s saddle.
Derby Open Junie Wood (Nitas Wood x Tuffs Junie x Tuff Lena )and John Mitchell, of Weatherford, Texas, topped the Derby Open with a cool 225 from deep in the second of two bunches in the 21-horse finals. While the duo’s $10,000 paycheck made the run memorable, taking the lead in the National Cutting Equine Association (NCHA) Open Equine of the Year race were sweeter.
Mitchell, who confessed he and owner Glade Knight had not really promoted the title till recently, piloted Junie Wood to the NCHA Super Stakes Open Champion this year in Fort Worth, Texas. That put him in a head-to-head fight with 2013 NCHA Futurity Open Champion Dual Smart Kitty.
“& ldquo; She s been truly good, & rdquo; Mitchell said. “& ldquo; She s getting more constant and it’s getting simpler for her. She’s outstanding and has a heart of gold.”&
rdquo; A 219 made Gini One Time and Austin Shepard the Derby Open Co-Reserve title, along with a check for $8,500. Gini One Time is possessed by Gary Dellinger. Paul Hansma, of Weatherford, Texas, and MK Smooth Runnin Cat (Smooth As A Cat x Runnin Mate x Smart Mate), owned by Gary and Michelle Reichart, of Frankton, Ind., tied with them.
Traditional Open
Avoid Queen, of Lipan, Texas, piloted TGI Playtime to a 225 for the Classic Open Championship. That mark bested the competitors by a 6 and one-half-point margin, selecting up a $10,000 look for owner Carrolls Cutting, of Turkey, N.C.
TGI Playtime (One Time Pepto x Play Miss Lena x Smart Little Lena) reviewed the $100,000 mark in NCHA lifetime revenues with this win. Fitness instructor Skip Queen is coming close to the $2 million turning point.
A tie for reserve flash and 3rd between Cats Super Smart (by WR This Cats Smart), ridden by Paul Hansma, and Desire A Lil Pepto (Sugary food Lil Pepto x Playguns Desire x Playgun), ridden by Lee Francois for Reagan Lancaster. Both horses marked a 218.5, which paid $8,500 to each. Cats Super Smart is owned by Dub and Christy Leeth, of Cleburne, Texas.
Futurity Non-Pro RL Velvet Revolver & & Reagan LancasterIn a two go-round pencil finals, Reagan Lancaster, of Pilot Point, Texas, rode RL Velvet Revolver to a 430 composite score (213/217). The 3-year-old red roan gelding bested his nearest competitor by a tremendous 16-point margin to win $3,000.
“& ldquo; Sometimes you pertain to cuttings and you put on’t have all this success,” & rdquo; Lancaster “stated.’& ldquo; There s great deals of variables in the sport. This just feels great.”&
rdquo; Jordan Vaughn, of Forsyth, Ga., and Wild Haired Fitz made $2,300 and the Reserve Champion after accumulating a 414 (206/208). The Non-Pro Stallion Incentive title, worth $1,608, went to One Time Ina Catalac, ridden by Todd Peculiarity to a 410 (211/199).
Derby Non-Pro Purple Reyn (Metallic Feline x Miss Ella Rey x Dual Rey) and Brandon Dufurrena, of Gainesville, Texas, won the Derby Non-Pro with a 219 from the first attract the 11-horse finals. The homebred mare and her owner amassed $7,000 for their performance.
“& ldquo; This is our last one for this year, so it’s good to” head out strong, & rdquo; Dufurrena stated. & ldquo; I simply wished to get my cows drove up and cut clean. Our third cow was really great, which’s what really made our”run. & rdquo; The Derby Non-Pro Reserve title went to Blakley Colgrove, of Boligee, Ala., riding One Time Jazz. The duo marked a 214.5 from the 7th draw in a difficult lot of cows to complete second and earn $6,000.
Classic Non-Pro Some cutters prefer to draw first and others want to draw last, however either draw was the cash area in the Timeless Non-Pro. Cade Hansma and Chucks Little Pepto strolled to the herd initially in the 11-horse finals to mark a solid 217.
“& ldquo; Given that I wased initially, we understood exactly what cows we actually liked,” & rdquo; Hansma stated. & ldquo; I would rather was initially than last. I simply wanted to be clean since I understand my steed is capable.”&
rdquo; From that point forward, cattle challenged the riders and equines, with three duos leaving the working area before time ended. But from the last hole, Reagan Lancaster and Desire A Lil Pepto matched Hansma’s effort to share the splendor.
“& ldquo; We had actually practically run out of cows since I was last,” & rdquo; Lancaster “said. & ldquo; The cows put it on us, and that’s what made our run. The horse was simply remarkable.”& rdquo; Lancaster and Hansma each made $6,500 for their Co-Championship, and Hansma, who won the Classic Limited Non-Pro, swiped and extra $2,058.
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What’s That Strap?

The arrow is pointing to a bit hobble. A bit hobble is created to be used on bits with shanks and is always attached to the rein rings (loops) of the bit and in front of the reins. * Bit hobbles are used to keep the shanks of the bit moving together as a device.
A bit hobble will certainly avoid the cheek piece ring (loop) of the bit from developing into the side of the steed’s face and will certainly prevent the curb strap from tightening wrongly when a direct rein pull is made on a swivel shanked (curb or leverage) bit. You could think you shouldn’t requirement to make a direct rein pull on a steed trained all right to ride in a bit with shanks however it’s uncommon to not have to advise a horse with a direct rein hint on event. The bit hobble also makes neck reining more black and white to the equine considering that the shanks constantly move as a system. This can be specifically great to assist equines transition smoothly from the snaffle to the take advantage of bit.
The bit hobble needs to be adjusted to be approximately the exact same width as the bit or extremely a little longer. A lot of bit hobbles are made of leather and often will certainly have rawhide accents as shown right here. They also can be made of braided nylon. Some bits have them created into the bit and made of the very same steel as the bit.
Bit hobbles are required on all take advantage of bits at National Reined Cow Equine Association approved programs.
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$102,000 2-Year-Old Tops NRCHA Snaffle Bit Sales

Miss Peptolena was the greatest seller at $102,000 The National Reined Cow Steed Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales were held Oct. 2-4 in Reno, Nev., during the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity. The two Select sessions tape-recorded boosts in averages, with the greatest seller coming from the Select Yearling and Broodmare Sale. Hip No. 439, Miss Peptoleno, topped the sale after the gavel fell at $102,000 for the 2013 sorrel filly. Circle Y Ranch consigned the One Time Pepto child who was bought by Merle Fulton of Fulton Quien Sabe Ranches LP.
Out of the Grays Starlight mare Staraleno, Miss Peptoleno is a full sis to National Cutting Equine Association (NCHA) Super Stakes Open leading 10 finalist Star Lit Pepto ($57,679), and she is a half-sister to NCHA Futurity Open finalist Cattilion ($150,392), High Bob Feline ($71,408), Star Rey Leno ($48,320), Starz N Boon ($32,857) and others. Miss Peptoleno sold as Herda N/HRD, chosen to the NCHA Super Stakes and eligible for the NRCHA Stakes.
The second-highest seller was Hip No. 323, Trendy Metallic, who sold throughout the Select 2-Year-Old Sale for $99,000. Kay Rankin Williams bought the 2012 red roan colt from consignor Davis Bros. Performance Steeds LLC.
Sired by Metallic Cat, Elegant Metallic is a half-brother to cutters This Cats Stylish ($17,437) and Quejanaisinstyle ($15,775). His dam, Stylish Luv, by Docs Trendy Oak, was 4th in the NCHA Futurity Amateur and made $25,567 throughout her cutting career. Trendy Metallic offered in training with Clint Davis and eligible for the NRCHA Stakes.
The Classic Yearling and Broodmare Sale netted $295,100 on 62 head cost about $4,760. The Performance Steed Sale netted $203,800 on 22 head sold for an average of $9,264. The Select 2-Year-Old Sale netted $904,100 on 48 head cost an average of $18,835. The Select Yearling and Broodmare Sale netted $865,500 on 52 head cost about $16,644.
General overall sales on 184 head sold were $2,268,500, for a total average of $12,328.
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Todd Crawford Youth Clinic Scheduled

NRCHA $2 Million Rider Todd CrawfordTodd Crawford, the National Reined Cow Horse Association’s (NRCHA) only $2 Million Rider, will offer advice and support to National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA) competitors at the Southwest Reined Cow Steed Association Fall Celebration in Stephenville, Texas.
Bluebonnet Feeds, a maker of quality premium feeds and animal health nutrition for more than 30 years, will present the clinic for NHSRA youth at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, at the Lone Star Arena.
“As partners with the National Reined Cow Equine Association, our goal is to encourage and support youth involvement in reined cow horse occasions in cooperation with the NHSRA,” Bluebonnet Feeds General Manager John Langemeier stated. “This complimentary center instructed by Todd Crawford, who is not just an outstanding trainer and rider however also a Bluebonnet Feeds Ambassador, is the ideal opportunity for youth to discover more about the reined cow steed course, NHSRA’s newest authorized event.”.
The clinic belongs to the Southwest Reined Cow Equine Association Fall Celebration, which will provide 2 NHSRA-approved reined cow equine occasions for youth on Oct. 25 and 26. Following the evening clinic on Oct. 24, Crawford will be at the Bluebonnet Feeds booth to answer questions.
“There’s no much better feed upon the marketplace than Bluebonnet, and I’m proud to be connected with a business that is so devoted to the wellness and nutrition of horses,” Crawford stated. “I’m ecstatic about leading this clinic for senior high school rodeo youth, and wanting them to remain to pursue their equine undertakings and dreams.”.
For more info on the center or the SRCHA Fall Celebration, contact SRCHA Executive Director Gay Lenz at 405-818-7556 or by e-mail at horseshowtack@cox.net. For more information about Bluebonnet Feeds, visit www.bluebonnetfeeds.com. The Bluebonnet Vimeo channel is chock-full of great professional training videos from Todd Crawford and other top horsemen.

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Congress Super Sale Stronger Than Last Year

Highest-seller Im Fancy Schmancy“& ldquo; The 2014 Congress Super Sale, provided by Kaplow Insurance coverage, showed a stronger market over the 2013 Sale,” & rdquo; according to Mike Jennings of Specialist Equine Solutions, LLC. “& ldquo; This year the Super Sale posted a greater sale typical and average rate, as well as the cost for the High Seller.”& rdquo; The greatest seller at $55,000 was Im Fancy Schmancy, a 2013 brown filly sired by Batt Guy and from Ima Fancy Variation. The filly was consigned by Cool Winds Farm, Representative for Kimberly Haines, of Ohio, and offered to Jeri Lockwood, of Colorado. Tom Forehand was the agent for the purchaser.
The Leading Consignor Award went to Cedar Creek Quarter Horses LLC, of Fredericktown, Ohio, with overall sales of $101,000. The farm is owned by Don and Laura Rogers and is managed by Gary Trubee. The Award is a pair of beautiful wool coolers sponsored by The Garments Equine, of Cinnaminson, N.J
. The highest-selling efficiency steed and gelding was Charleys Dream at $20,000. Consigned by longtime Congress seller Jerry Powers, the bay roan gelding will make his new home in Canada with Barb Downer.
The typical price of $6,840 was 21.73 percent higher than the 2013 typical rate of $5,619. The median rate of $5,500 was 25 percent higher than in 2013. Despite the fact that the 2014 auction provided 18 percent less steeds, the gross sales figure of $820,800 was less than 1 percent below the $826,000 published in 2013. The price of the high seller, at $55,000, enhanced by 66 percent over the 2013 high seller at $33,000.
The 48th Congress Super Sale is provided by the Ohio Quarter Horse Association as a part of the All American Quarter Equine Congress in Columbus, Ohio. Mike and Stephanie Jennings of Professional Equine Solutions, LLC, in Round Hill, Va., provide management services for the auction. For complete outcomes and information on the Congress Super Sale, contact Professional Horse Solutions LLC at 855-272-8133, online at www.prohorseservices.com or by e-mail at info@prohorseservices.com.

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Xtra Electric Meter & Craig Schmersal Top Congress Futurity Open Reining

Xtra Electric Meter & & Craig Schmersal • & bull; Photo by Shane RuxOn Sunday, Oct. 5, a brand-new Futurity Open Champion was called at the All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio. As the National Reining Steed Association (NRHA) Futurity Level 4 Open finals came to a close, it was Xtra Electric Meter and Craig Schmersal, of Overbrook, Okla., who secured the championship with their rating of 229 to win $31,378.
Schmersal and Xtra Electric Meter (Jacs Electric Glow x Metermaid To Order x Doc O’Lena)appear to have a good idea going, as this was the duo’s second big win. They also took the champion at July’s Rocky Mountain Reining Steed Association Summer Slide Futurity in Denver, Colo., after scoring a 225 in the Futurity Level 4 Open Together with winning $6,131 after their finals run, they likewise grabbed a win in the Futurity Level 4 Open Stallion Stakes, gathering an additional $6,835.
The 2011 stallion, owned by Eric Unger, of Bernville, Pa., bred by Cinder Lakes Ranch, of Valley View, Texas, now boasts an Equi-Stat record of $13,104, making him the fourth-highest money-earner from Metermaid To Order.
Shawn Flarida and Wood Be Vintage (Hollywood Vintage x Abbie Be Tuff x Lil Ruf Peppy), possessed by Miguel Petty and Margarita Arietti, of Paraguay, and bred by Solum and Solum LLC, of Lamar, Mo., took the Futurity Level 4 Open Reserve Champion with their rating of 227.5, earning a $19,200 paycheck.
Futurity Level 3 Open
FM Luster N Tag Chex and Kole Rate, of Wyanett, Ill., scored a 222, to top the Futurity Level 3 Open and earn $12,650 for owners Mike and Tricia Jaeger, of Charles City, Iowa.
FM Luster N Tag Chex (Whiz N Tag Chex x Luster With Wanda x Shining Glow) was bred by Ann Ramsay and Carol Rose, of Gainesville, Texas.
Futurity Level 2 Open
Chex For Glow and Brandon Brant, of London, Ohio, won the Futurity Level 2 Open with their score of 220.5, making $3,783 for owner O&W Performance Steeds LLC, of Ashland, Ky
. Chex For Glow (Jacs Electric Spark x Snip O Chex x Nu Chex To Cash) was reproduced by Cinder Lakes Cattle ranch LLC and is the third-highest money-earner, with overall revenues of $4,392, for his dam Snip O Chex, who has an $85,679 offspring record.
Futurity Prime-time show Open.
Casey Hinton, of Whitesboro, Texas, piloted his own horse Jimmy Jac (Tinsel Jac x Miss Bueno Driver x Taris Driver) to a win in the Futurity Prime Time Open with a score of 220, amassing a check worth $1,339.
The 2011 gelding was bred by Zachary Gregg, of Whitesboro, Texas. Jimmy Jac is Miss Bueno Driver’s second money-earning offspring, offering her a total of $10,490 in offspring revenues.
Stakes Level 4 Non-Pro
Charlie Wiederholt piloted his steed Hes A Golden Gun to triumph in the Stakes Level 4 Non-Pro and took home $9,589 with their score of 219.5. They likewise took home the Stakes Prime Time Non-Pro title, worth an extra $1,090.
Hes A Golden Gun (Hes A Crammed Gun x Alarms Golden Girl x Grays Starlight) was bred by Mary Jansma, of Tioga, Texas. The 3-year-old gelding is one of 8 money-earning offspring from Spooks Golden Girl, whose offspring earnings total even more than $25,000.
Stakes Level 3 Non-Pro
Lisa Bissell, of Fort Valley, Ga., and You Rider (Lil Ruf Rider x Double My Quixote x Double R Doc), bred and had by Jamie Bissell, scored a 217.5 to win the Stakes Level 3 Non-Pro and a $4,930 paycheck.
Stakes Level 2 Non-Pro
Brenna O’Connor, of Ellsworth, Wis., rode Dun It Like A Legend to win the Stakes Level 2 Non-Pro. The duo’s 215 earned $1,686 for owner Nathan O’Connor.
Dun It Like A Legend (Custom-made Legend x Dun It In Panties x Hollywood Dun It) was reproduced by Lawrence Coss, of River Falls, Wis. The 3-year-old gelding is among three money-earning offspring from Dun It In Panties.
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Return To The Remuda Hits Million-Dollar Sales Mark

Picks Gun cost $17,500. The Return to the Remuda Sale, held at the historical 4 Sixes Cattle ranch in Guthrie, Texas, Oct. 11, reached a brand-new sale turning point –– a million-dollar sale day. The annual fall sale is produced in collaboration between the Four Sixes Cattle ranch, Pitchfork Land & & Cattle Co., Tongue River Ranch, Beggs Cattle Co. This year, Circle Bar Ranch also consigned equines to the sale.
Three of the ranches are winners of the AQHA Finest Remuda Award, which acknowledges the foundation that ranch horses laid for the American Quarter Horse. In addition to offering some of the finest ranching-bred horses in the market, the sale likewise acts as an unofficial reunion for American Quarter Equine lovers. The weekend began at the Pitchfork Land & & Cattle Company on Oct. 10 with sale equine presentations, a night meal and live music.
This year’s Return to the Remuda Sale provided 142 quality horses from the Pitchfork Land & & Cattle Business, 4 Sixes Cattle ranch, Tongue River Cattle ranch, Beggs Cattle Company and Circle Bar Cattle ranch. The one-day sale grossed more than $1,000,000. Aged geldings, fancied for their ranch foundation start and tested work record, averaged $16,283, and 2-year-old geldings balanced $8,393. The consolidated sale average of all equines offered was $7,730.
Saturday morning began with the ranches supporting the American Quarter Steed Foundation with a benefit auction that included products such as tailor-made his-and-her buckle sets, stimulates, director’s chairs and a knife showcasing the Return to the Remuda cattle ranch brand names. .
The yearly Return to the Remuda sale supplies the chance to purchase steeds from legendary ranches that have actually been refining and improving American Quarter Horses for more than a century. These sale equines lug the bloodlines of generations of equines, whose ranch skills, intelligence and athletic capability today still means success in the field or on the cattle ranch. .
“& ldquo; We had a fantastic sale with one of the largest crowds on hand in recent times,” & rdquo; said Dr. Glenn Blodgett, 4 Sixes Ranch Horse Division Supervisor. “& ldquo; We had a lot of quality purchasers from across the nation and Mexico. The need for talented ranching-bred steeds is noticeable by the sale reaching the million-dollar mark for the first time.”&
rdquo; Registered bidders came from 24 states and Mexico. A purchaser’s incentive was supplied by the participating ranches, who jointly contributed a customized saddle made by Ken Raye’s Custom-made Saddlery that was raffled off following the last consignment in the sale. Buyers got an entry into the drawing for each horse that was acquired. Firth Cattle Business of Malad, Idaho, was the fortunate winner.

4 Sixes Cattle ranch, Guthrie, Texas, 1993 AQHA Finest Remuda Award Winner .
The 4 Sixes’ history go back to 1864 when Captain Samuel “& ldquo; Burk & rdquo; Burnett started the cattle ranch. AQHA bestowed the inaugural Heritage Award on the cattle ranch in 1997 to acknowledge 50 consecutive years of reproducing American Quarter Horses. In 1994, the 4 Sixes Ranch got the very best Remuda Award for its impressive band of working cow steeds that tend countless the cattle ranch’s cattle. The 4 Sixes is “understood for & ldquo; Horses with a History; Brand names with a Background.”&
rdquo; Pitchfork Land & & Cattle Business, Guthrie, Texas, 1998 AQHA Finest Remuda Award Winner.
Its heritage and stature position the Pitchfork Land and Cattle Business amongst a handful of fantastic American ranches. The Pitchfork’s operations span around 180,000 acres in two states and more than a century of continuous operation primarily under one household. The Pitchfork stands as a testimony to those who have enjoyed the land and its cattle and to those who have actually dedicated their lives to making it among the finest ranches on the planet.
Tongue River Cattle ranch, Dumont, Texas, 2011 AQHA Finest Remuda Award Winner .
Tongue River Ranch still concentrates on many of the traditions that were utilized by the Swenson’s Ranches in 1898. Cowboys still head out for the day on horseback. A day’s work involves means. Tongue River Cattle ranch takes fantastic pride in protecting the land for future generations to come. Continuing custom and maintaining history is a lifestyle not a job at Tongue River Cattle ranch.
Beggs Cattle Company, Fort Worth, Texas.
Today, the Beggs Cattle Company raises industrial cattle and American Quarter Horses. The ranching business is still done the conventional method using equines. Preserving and protecting the Western heritage earned Beggs Cattle Company the Charles Goodnight Award in 2005, and the ranch was awarded the American Quarter Steed Association’s Tradition Award in 2003. They started raising steeds in the early 1900s long prior to there was an association or computer system registry.
Circle Bar Ranch, Truscott, Texas.
The Circle Bar Cattle ranch was started in 1982 by Jerry Bob and Eugenie Daniel. The cattle ranch lies on 43,000 acres near Truscott, Texas, in between the north and south Wichita Rivers in northern Knox County. The cattle ranch is a household operation, and Daniels are both descendants of Texas ranching households.

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Civil Suit Filed Over 2013 Death Of Bella Gunnabe Gifted

Less than 3 weeks after fitness instructor Mark Arballo was charged with felony animal ruthlessness in the Sept. 21, 2013, death of reining equine Bella Gunnabe Gifted, owner Martha Torkington submitted a civil suit versus Arballo in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, Central Department.
A Problem For Damages was submitted on Sept. 26 by Brian Holm, Esq., and Natalie Holm, Esq., lawyers for complainants Torkington and her River Valley Ranch LLC. The accuseds are Arballo, Patrice Hohl and unknown “& ldquo; Does 1 with 100, inclusive. & rdquo; Hohl is believed to be Arballo’s sweetheart and was, at one time, shown on the Arballo Reining Steeds website as a fitness instructor. “& ldquo; Does 1 with 100, inclusive,” & rdquo; allow the complainants to amend their complaint at a later date to include the names and capacities of other people who could have been included.
The nine-page problem competes that Arballo and Hohl’s alleged actions that eventually eliminated “& ldquo; Bella & rdquo;(Colonels Smoking cigarettes Gun [Gunner] x Bay Brim Hat x Hollywood Return) were negligent and deliberate, and violate California Penal Code 597, which supplies that “& ldquo; every individual who maliciously and deliberately impairs, mutilates, tortures, or wounds a living animal, or maliciously and purposefully kills an animal, is guilty of a criminal offense punishable pursuant to subdivision (d).”&
rdquo; The problem specifies that Torkington and River Valley Ranch have suffered damages, loss of revenues and serious emotional distress. They are looking for “& ldquo; basic damages in an amount that surpasses $25,000; unique damages in an amount that surpasses $25,000, including however not limited to lost profits, veterinary costs and damage to personal property; attorney’s costs; exemplary damages; and all relief the court considers necessary and appropriate.”&
rdquo; Arballo and Hohl have 30 days to submit a written feedback at the court and have a copy served on the complainants. A civil case management conference (CMC) has actually been set up for Feb. 27, 2015, at 11 a.m. If the case is not settled prior to that date and alternative dispute resolution, such as neutral examination, mediation or judicial arbitration, also fails to lead to a settlement, a trial date will be set.
On Sept. 8, the San Diego County District Attorney’s Workplace charged Arballo with felony animal ruthlessness over the 5-year-old mare’s death. On Oct. 2, Arballo pleaded blameless. A readiness conference for that criminal case is set for Nov. 12 at 8:30 a.m. in San Diego, and a preliminary evaluation is set for Dec. 2 at 8:30 a.m.
Learn more about Bella Gunnabe Gifted here: Mark Arballo Pleads Innocent California Fitness instructor Faces Felony Charges Charges Recmmended After Reining Steed’s Death Reining Horse’s Death Under Investigation

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One Time Choice Wins Mercuria Open At The All American Quarter Horse Congress

One Time Option and Chubby Turner, contending at last year’s NCHA World Finals • & bull; Hart PhotosEqui-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider Chubby Turner, of Weatherford, Texas, and One Time Selection won the Mercuria/NCHA World Series of Cutting Open at the All American Quarter Horse Congress, in Columbus, Ohio. In the Oct. 9 finals, Turner and One Time Selection marked a 229 to take the Champion and earn $10,978.
This vibrant team has actually had their share of success in the program pen. NCHA Open World Champ One Time Choice (One Time Pepto x Hickory Option x SR Immediate Selection) has actually brought Turner to numerous wins around the nation. Since Oct. 10, One Time Option is leading the NCHA Open World standings as she tries to repeat as World Champ in 2014.
The 2007 mare, had by J 5 Horse Ranch, of Weatherford, Texas, is the only money-earner from Hickory Option and is the 5th leading money-earner sired by One Time Pepto. According to Equi-Stat, One Time Selection has lifetime revenues of $155,335.
Lizzys Got ta Babe (Lizzys Got ta Gamer x Moms Stylish Babe x Docs Elegant Oak) carried trainer Adan Banuelos to the Congress Mercuria Open Reserve Champion with a 225. They made $8,234 for their efforts. Lizzys Got ta Babe formerly won the Mercuria Open at the El Rancho Futurity with Morgan Cromer in the saddle. The 8-year-old mare is possessed by Tim and Missy Drummond, of Pawhuska, Okla., had revenues of $51,049.

Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider Joe Howard Williamson rode his 2007 gelding Acatbequick (High Eyebrow Feline x KD Shorty x Kit Dual) to win the Mercuria/NCHA World Series of Cutting Non-Pro Champion. Marking a 224 in the finals, Williamson, of Wichita Falls, Texas, took home a check for $11,254.
Acatbequick, bred by Elizabeth Peculiarity, of Weatherford, Texas, boosted his life time revenues to $185,021 with this win. He is the leading money-earner out of his dam, KD Shorty (Kit Dual x Shorty Lena Sue x Shorty Lena).
The Mercuria Non-Pro Reserve Champion went to Lauren Chartier, of Weatherford, Texas, and Cees Little Poo (SR Immediate Choice x Perry Poo x Perry San), reproduced by Bar H Ranche, likewise of Weatherford. The duo marked a 220.5 and made a check for $8,441. Cees Little Poo, possessed by Robert Middleton, of Flora, Miss., has actually earned $220,179 in his life time. Chartier’s lifetime earnings are now $477,594.

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Randy Chartier Wins Twice At The All American Quarter Horse Congress

Randy ChartierThe All American Quarter Horse Congress Cutting Futurity, Derby and Classic concluded on Oct. 5 in Columbus, Ohio. Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider Randy Chartier had a fantastic day, winning both the Derby and Classic Open.
Chartier’s first win featured Wild Haired Suzanna (Wild Haired Feline x Smartest Little Sue x Smartest Little Pep) in the Derby Open, where the duo marked a 222 and made $5,972. This win has actually improved her Equi-Stat lifetime earnings to $6,722.
The 2010 mare, reproduced by Jay Novacek’s Upper 84 Cattle ranch, of Joshua, Texas and possessed by Bower Trading Inc., of Lafayette, Ind., was a Non-Pro finalist at the National Cutting Equine Association (NCHA) Eastern National Championships with James Bower riding. .
Collierville, Tenn. resident and Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider Zeke Entz recorded the Derby Open Reserve Champion aboard Ichi Bitty Chula (Cat Ichi x Kool Chul x Chula Dual). The duo marked a 221 and earned a check for $4,403. Ichi Bitty Chula and owner Rebecca Lenderman, of Sikeston, Missouri, formerly completed fifth in the Derby Amateur at the Cotton Stakes in September.

Randy Chartier earned his second win of the day aboard Blu Light Special (Light N Lena x Playboy Unique Copy x Freckles Playboy), owned by Dan Agnew, of Lapeer, Mich. A finals score of 222 protected the Classic Open Championship and a check for $8,117. The Marine City, Mich., rider won last year’s Classic Open and has lifetime profits of $1,085,833. Blu Light Special now boasts an Equi-Stat record of $15,151.
Reyz Me Two times (Dual Smart Rey x Tapt Twice x Dual Pep) lugged Kevin Walden, of Summerfield, N.C., to the Classic Open Reserve title. This horse-and-rider group marked a 221 and earned a look for $5,877. The 2009 mare, possessed by Gale Force Quarter Horses, of Conway, S.C., has life time earnings of $17,651 and is the leading money-earner from her dam, Tapt Two times.

Cory Deel piloted 2 horses in the Futurity Open finals, however it was Cat Royale (Royal Fletch x Haidas Little Feline x Haidas Little Pep) who lugged him to the win. Deel, of Alto, Ga., and Cat Royale marked a 214.5, earning a look for $4,748.
“I prepared last on her, the cattle were really challenging, and I just tried to show wise and make it through it. She’s an actually actually big-stopping equine,” said Deel. “She truly listens to me a lot and she handles a cow very well. She lets me ride her when I have to.”.
Prior to Congress, Deel had lifetime earnings of $9,760. The 3-year-old mare was reproduced by Kit and Charlie Moncrief, of Aledo, Texas. Cat Royale is possessed by Jarrett and Shannon Callahan, of McConnells, S.C., who likewise own the Futurity Open Reserve Co-Champion, Cats Dual Jazz.
Deel rode Cats Dual Jazz (Felines Dual Olena x Jigging Jazzy x Dual Jazz) in the finals to mark a 214, simply a half-point point shy of the winning run. The 2011 stallion, reproduced and owned by the Callahan’s, made a look for$3,324. Pepanito Boon (Peeka Pep x Benitos Freckles x Benitos Pearl), owned by Bruce Gibbs, of Clayton, Ind., brought Andrew Larsen, of Danville, Ind., to a Futurity Open Reserve Co-Championship title. They marked a 214 and protected a look for $3,324.
“It’s very great,” Deel said of finishing very first and tying for 2nd in the finals. “I didn’t believe in a million years it would occur, but it worked out.”.

The Futurity Non-Pro finals were the last aged event of the day. Winning the title was Bret Parsons aboard Chics R Neat (Neat Little Feline x Smart Aggie Chic x Smart Chic Olena), owned by Panther Creek Ranch, of Cognerville, Ill. The Goodfield, Ill., rider piloted the gelding to mark a 208, winning by a shocking 20-point margin. The Futurity Non-Pro Champ title likewise carried a check for $2,956. This win enhanced Parsons lifetime earnings to $244,368.
The Futurity Non-Pro Reserve Champion went to David Patee and his mare, Hals My Daddy (Halreycious x XY Zee x High Brow Feline), reproduced by Jimmy Kemp Jr., of Cisco, Texas. The duo scored a 188 in the finals and took house a check for $850. Patee has prior revenues of $13,942.

Bret Parsons rode his homebred stallion Wild Black Feline (Wild Haired Cat x Fancy This Mate x Smart Mate) to the Derby Non-Pro Championship, marking a 221 and getting hold of a check for $4,215. Wild Black Cat is the 3rd money-earner from Fancy This Mate, who has actually likewise produced Shez Bossy, an earner of $5,621, and Tashas Wild Child, an earner of $3,482.
Lauren Chartier, of Weatherford, Texas, captured the Derby Non-Pro Reserve Champion on her 2010 mare Ironn Butterfly (Just Playin Smart x Smart Cat Moria x High Eyebrow Cat). Their score of 218 made a $3,523 paycheck. The duo recently took home $18,056 after positioning 5th in the Derby Non-Pro at the NCHA Super Stakes. Their Congress reward money will be contributed to Chartier’s lifetime revenues of $466,348. Pam Foster, of Brock, Texas, rode her homebred stallion Swiss Kid (CD Lights x Swiss Girl x Lenas Gem Bars) to win the Classic Non-Pro Champion, worth $4,887. The duo scored a 220, winning by a three and one-half-point margin. This Congress check nearly matches Foster’s life time revenues of$4,904. & ldquo; Handgun & rdquo; now has profits of$4,473.
Drawing up 2nd in the finals allowed Foster to cut the cows she desired and it ultimately settled. “& ldquo; I was truly able to drive my cows out, which is truly crucial because arena since it’s not extremely “big, & rdquo; discussed Foster. & ldquo; My steed was actually great. He s extremely, extremely smart. This is probably the fourth time I’ve showed him, so I was proud of him.”& rdquo; Protecting the Timeless Non-Pro Reserve title was Chartier and her homebred gelding Spoonful Of Tears (Hes A Peptospoonful x Widows Tears x Widows Freckles). Marking a 216.5 in the finals earned them a check for $3,625. The duo just recently put 4th in the NCHA Super Stakes Timeless Non-Pro and added $13,130 to their 2014 earnings of $26,840. Spoonful Of Tears has lifetime revenues of nearly $65,000, according to Equi-Stat.

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