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Meet Traci and Vito


Success Profile: Sinfully Radical “Vito” Breed: Quarter Horse Age: 17 Discipline: Western All-Around Owner: Traci Nelson Vito and I show at AQHA shows in trail, performance halter, hunt seat equitation, and horsemanship. He’s also competing in showmanship with my husband,

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Meet Terry and Ollie


Success Profile: Oliver “Ollie” Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 17 Discipline: English Leisure/Trail Owner: Terry Stoecker Ollie came to me later in life and brings me so much joy! He is polite, can be the lead horse on trail rides, and is

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Meet Chris and Cody


Success Profile: Cody Breed: Appaloosa Age: 13 Discipline: English and Western Owner: Chris Norftill I adopted Cody two years ago after he was found abandoned in upper Maine. According to the vets he was on his own for about two

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Meet Jenna and Doodle


Success Profile: Dudes Got Game “Doodle” Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 15 Discipline: Eventing Owner: Jenna Smyth Doodle, who was once my prelim event partner, is now thriving in his new job as a low level school master. He was my first

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Meet Kathy and Miss Teague


Success Profile: Miss Teague Breed: Chincoteague Pony Age: 5 Discipline: Dressage/Driving Owner: Kathy Marcum In 2012, I fulfilled a childhood dream – I went to the pony penning in Chincoteague, VA and came home with a pony. Miss Teague made

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Meet Traci and Sprite


Success Profile: Montana Nicajack “Sprite” Breed: Quarter Horse Age: 4 Discipline: Competitive Trail Riding Owner: Traci Woodard Florida weather tends to go from one extreme to another and Sprite was having a hard time maintaining good hoof health through the

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Meet Nicole and Truckee


Success Profile: Truckee Quiet Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 9 Discipline: Hunter/Jumper Owner: Nicole Roca Truckee Quiet is learning how to be a hunter, but he can’t quit his day job! Our dairy sheep rotate through pastures and Truckee is my number

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Meet Amy and Buck


Success Profile: Buck Breed: Saddlebred Age: 20+ Discipline: English Leisure/Trail Owner: Amy McKenrick When I bought Buck in 2007, I was determined to give him a job and take good care of him. My dearest friend, a seasoned horsewoman, recommended

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Meet Cat and Bandit

Lone Star Cowgirls Rodeo Houston Parade

Success Profile: Vandy Bandit Boy “Bandit” Breed: Paint Age: 13 Discipline: Rodeo Drill Team Owner: Cat Hammers As a member of the Lone Star Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team, I wanted to be able to ride Bandit in parades and our

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Meet Sarah and Rocco


Success Profile: Rocco Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 10 Discipline: Hunter/Jumper Owner: Sarah Zuckerman When I got Rocco, his weight needed some work. I chose SmartGain because it offers support for weight gain, muscle development, and digestion. Rocco has filled out beautifully

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Meet Karl, Kim, Jim and Feared


Success profile: Feared Breed: Quarter Horse Discipline: Halter Owner: Karl and Kim Jacobs Trainer: Jim Becker, Becker Show Horses Feared was the 2012 AQHA High Point Open Halter Gelding, Amateur Halter Gelding, and Youth Halter Gelding. He is the first

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Meet Sarah and “Logan”


Success profile: Sir Maskalot “Logan” Breed: Thoroughbred Age: 15 Discipline: Eventing Owner: Sarah Bell I got Logan when he retired from the racetrack at the age of eight. Since the beginning of our relationship, he has had issues with stomach

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Meet Jennifer and Louie


Success profile: Louie Breed: Paint Age: 6 Discipline: All-Around Owner: Jennifer Piette A year ago, Louie started to misbehave under saddle. Since my 10-year-old daughter rides him, that was quite a problem for us. We worked with our veterinarian and

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Meet Pamela and “Stan”

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Success Profile: Invite Me for Chips “Stan” Breed: Quarter Horse Age: 5 Discipline: All Around Owner: Pamela Boyer When I first got Stan, I discovered that he was a sensitive horse that seemed certain there were monsters around every corner

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Meet Kara and Private Bryan


Success Profile: Private Bryan Age: 8 Breed: Thoroughbred Discipline: Hunters and Dressage Owner: Kara Blevins In the two years that I’ve had Private Bryan, we’ve learned a lot together. When I started working him harder, I decided to start him

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Apparently I've been obsessed with horses since I was born, and I used to beg for pony rides on a regular basis. I started showing in 4-H, progressed to equitation and jumpers in high school and rode on the IHSA team in college where I also discovered the joys...

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