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VOLUME 5

ISSUE 10

OCTOBER 2012

t s a F Horse Resource Where Race Horse Speeds... Meet Barrel Horse Needs.

Going Once.... Going Twice....

SOLD!!!!

Sale Date: October 28, 2012 New Castle, Indiana at Henry County Saddle Club

Don’t Miss Your Opportunity to Buy One This Year! From the

QHRAI SPEED SALE Photo by Shelley©

WH Johnnie Boy Red was sold by White Horse Ranch and purchased by Julia Martin at the 2011 QHRAI SPEED SALE. He has since won over $86,000 in 2012, including the Jaguar Rocket Stakes.

To the

WINNER’S CIRCLE Photo by Kelly Lynn

Official Publication or Voice of these organizations: Indiana

Keeping Barrel Horse World on the Truck Seat!

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QHRAI

2nd Annual

QHRAI

SPEED SALE

Become part of the fastest growing and most successful Quarter Horse Racing Program in the Country, over $4 MILLION in purses estimated to be distributed in 2012.

It’s FINALLY HERE!!!

Take a look at the horses we will be selling!! NEWSFLASH!!!! Only yearlings going through the ring this year will be eligible for next year’s Q.H.R.A.I. Speed Sale Race!! Details of the inaugeral race to follow!!

Yearlings By Ivory James, No Secrets Here, First Prize Perry, Southern Corona, Royal

Shakem, Chilled Corona, Heza A Fast Dash, Rare Cigar, etc. • Gitter Done –Indiana Sired yearling from the same family as Lovemelikethat that and New Cowboy in Town. • Indiana Bred Yearling out of the Stakes Winning Mare Make It Anywhere • Heza Fast Dash yearling out of a multiple race winning Stoli Mare • Royal Shakem yearling out of a multiple stakes winning Okey Dokey Mare

Graphic Design By: Christa Conway @ The Horse Resource

Horses of Racing Age • • • •

Dennis the Menace – 2 starts 2 wins. Indiana Bred 2 yr old by Executive Menace This Lion Roars – Indiana Bred 2 yr old by Apollo Stormin – Indiana Bred 2 yr old by First N Kool out of a Separatist Mare Indiana Bred 3 yr old Filly, NW2 by Leaving Memories

Other Horses of Race Age • • •

Twaynas Boone – 2 wins, earner of over $40 K Havanna Gold – multiple winner of over $135 K Determinedly – multiple winner, earner of over $70 K

Broodmares

by SC Chiseled in Stone, Blazin Bryan, Calyx, Rare Form Broodmares in foal to: Stel Corona, Kool Quick Kid, Chilled Corona, Chicks Dash Easy and Royal Evening Snow

Weanlings by Agouti, Quick Action, Jess Special, etc., From the families of Champion Hateful Hanna, Champion Solvency,

Watch QHRAI.NET and for Sale Catalog!

2nd Annual

QHRAI

SPEED SALE

NEW CASTLE COVERED ARENA,

(Henry County Fairgrounds, New Castle, Indiana)

Preview.... OCTOBER 27th Check in time 5pm October 27th. Action Starts.... OCTOBER 28th @ 1PM

Horses must be in stalls by 9am on Sunday the 28th Consignors meeting at Noon The QHRAI Speed Sale is being held 15 minutes from Hoosier Park at the Henry County Fairgrounds on October 28th. It’s the day after the BIGGEST Stakes weekend at Hoosier Park. Make plans now to be at this FIRST CLASS SALE!! We are expecting a great selection of Indiana Bred and Sired horses and a house packed with buyers. If you’re serious about breeding, owning or racing Quarter Horses in Indiana, you Don’t Want to Miss this afternoon. MARK YOUR CALANDAR NOW for OCTOBER 28th.

Questions? Contact

Tom Mosley at 765-307-1376 / Michelle Collins at 317-509-6372 / Dickey Benton 989-621-3673

HOOSIER PARK QUARTER HORSE DAY The Fastest Horses on The Track at

with

Q.H.R.A.I.

and

Saturday, October 13, 2012

"Quarter Horse Day" at Hoosier Park features a full race card of Quarter Horse races, including... Miss Roxie Little Governor’s Stake Hoosier Park Classic Sterlie Bertram $75,000 Added Open 2 year olds 350 yards - Trials

$100,000 Added Indiana Bred 4 year olds & up 400 yards - Finals

$100,000 Added Indiana Bred 3 year olds 350 yards - Finals

Enjoy Indiana's best Quarter Horse racing, great food & drink Plus lots of fun family entertainment! • Mechanical Bull • Q-Racing Ace - We are planning to host another AQHA Racing Ace to help our fans learn how to handicap!! • Interactive games and children's activities • Live Mule Races “ Q.H.R.A.I. is hosting a complimentary dinner for our horsemen and women after the Races on October 13th, Quarter Horse Day. Please plan to join us in the Hoosier Park Clubhouse around 7:00 for dinner, entertainment, and a chance to relax and catch up with your QH friends." Go to www.QHRAI.net for the most up to date information Page 3

from the Quarter Horse Racing Association of Indiana

Graphic Design by: Christa Conway * The Horse Resource

$100,000 Added Indiana Bred 2 year olds 350 yards - Trials

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

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t’s Congress time! Not to mention many other exciting horse related events....like the IBRA National Finals and the NBHA Championships to name a few. Along with this time of year comes fuzzy horses and chilly nights. I do enjoy showing my barrel horses this time of year though. I’m not sure what it is about the cool fall evenings at a barrel race that seem so appealing to me....maybe because I’m over the sweaty summer shows in jeans and a long sleeve shirt and cowboy hat. That attire is much more comfortable this time of year. On a somber note, we want to send our condolences out to the Gilliland family who lost their daughter, Chalee, this past month. Your’re in our thoughts and prayers and we will be dedicating next month’s (November) issue to Chalee. You’ll notice as you flip through this month’s pages that we have some great articles from our regulars, coverage via IBRA’s home office of three different state shows and another special feature from Steve Heuertz. Steve took a trip to Saratoga to cover the Travers and wait until you see the beautiful pictures he brought back for us! Not to mention the history and tradition you can read about this month that goes hand and hand with Saratoga. I’m sure you’ll enjoy your trip through the pages. We’ve been busy around here as usual. It’s time again for the Annual Stallion Calendar and we’ve been working to compile some featured stallions to “pretty” up your office wall for 2013. I’m sure you won’t be disappointed. For those who appreciate the “Studs,” you have to be on the mailing list to be sure and get one. We will mail all active subscribers a copy as well as give them away for free (you pay shipping) to anyone who requests one.

Until next month.........enjoy those cool fall evenings and remember to count your blessings on horseback! God Bless and Ride Safe, Christa Conway

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TABLE OF CONTENTS & CONTACT INFORMATION Table of Contents

The Horse Resource, LLC

Articles Page QHRAI 2-3 Letter From Editor 4 A Little Barrel Talk 4 Horseshoe Hunt 5 Table of Contents & The Staff 5 Calendar of Events 8 My Daddy Always Said 8 NPBA News 9 Barrel Horse World Calendar of Events 10-11 News 12-15 QHRAI Section 16-19 Certified Indiana Bred 20 Barrel Talk - Special Edition 22 National Pole Bending Association Championships 26-29 IBRA News 24-29 Saratoga & “It’s A Dead Heat” 32-41 Barks N Bits w/Bella 42 Looking - A Soul’s Journey 43 Colic: A Disease That Has Many Faces...w/Steve Fisch 44-45 CMSA News 46-47 Teen Corral with Clint Van 48-49 IHSRA News 50 IJRA News 52-53 Christian Cowboy Collection 54-55 Bro Brad Curtis - On the Trail 55 Stallion Directory 56 Business Card Director 57-58 Classifieds 59 ITOBA News (Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Assn) 61-63 Li’l Cowpokes Corral 64 Subscription Form 65 Mystery of the Month 67

A little about us..... Christa Conway Editor & Graphics 765-744-7363

Christa has been Editor of The Horse Resource Magazine since it’s first publication was printed in January 2008. She lives in Muncie, IN with her husband, Vick and two children, Garrett and Gracie.

Vick Conway Sales Manager (765)748-6806

Vick has been putting together great plans for advertisers with The Horse Resource, as well as providing options for organizations to benefit their members since before the first issue printed.

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Calendar of Events

As a benefit to our reader’s.....All advertised events are included FREE of charge! Email us at: thehorseresource@msn.com & REMEMBER- CALL BEFORE YOU HAUL!

October 2012 10/6

10/13 [April Issue] MCEC Anderson

IN Fun Show 10am Halter-PleasureNo earlier than 2pm Contesting

10/20 Bloomington IN Monroe County Saddle Club Elwren Road IBRA High Point Saddle Series 2012 Added money

11/3 - 11/4 IBRA Supershow Lewisburg, OH - Circle G Arena Andy Ankrum - 740-819-3221 Open, Youth and Masters approved.

10/1-10-6 -

10/13-10/14 Marion, IN Grant County Fairgrounds Jenny Schamber 765-517-1608 IBRA Open, Youth, & Masters approved. (State Rep - Kelly Bricker 260-703-1100 )

10/20-10/21 Madison, IN Saddle Up Arena - Kelly CArr 502-6452304 IBRA Open, Youth, & Masters approved. (State Rep - Brad Johnson 812-322-4473)

11/9-11/11 IBRA Ultimate Challenge Cloverdale, IN at C Bar C Arena -Visit www.cbarbexpo.com for info or Steve Jackson 765-720-3251 Open, Youth and Masters approved.

10/12-10/14

10/13-10/14 Cloverdale, IN - C Bar C Expo Center High School Rodeo - 13th 2pm, 13th 7pm, 14th 2pm - Tickets on sale Contact C Bar C Expo Center 765-720-3251 - visit www.cbarcexpo.com

10/26-10/28 BB Productions Barrel Bash Gifford, IL Gordyville USA $5500 Open

11/11

[April Issue] Circle X Winchester, IN 10am Halter-PleasureDriving-Contesting Louisville, KY _IBRA National Finals with over $300,000 in Payout and Awards estimated. Kentucky Exposition Center. FOr more information visit www.ibra.us

Edinburgh, Indiana at Hoosier Horse Park - Octoberfest Charity Horse Show. Eight shows in three days. Open Western/Speed, Open English, Recreational Driving, Dressage, Hinter/Jumper, Combined Training, Welsh Pony & Cob, Fun Show - Visit www.indianahorsecouncil.org for more info

10/12-10/14

BB Productions Barrel Bash Lincoln, NE Lancaster Event Center $10,000 Hfbi, $5000 Futurity, $5000 Open, $6000 Brif

10/12-10/14 Lewisburg, OH SAddle Bred Horse Show - www. circlegarena.us

10/14

Henryville, IN Robyn Adair 502-663-1118 IBRA Open, Youth, & Masters approved.(State Rep - Brad Johnson 812-322-4473)

10/19-10/21 Cloverdale, IN - C Bar C Expo Center IBRA Super Show - GBRA Approved - Over $3,200 in added money - visit www. cbarcexpo.com

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Bloomington, IN Monroe County Saddle Club IBRA Open, Youth, & Masters approved. (State Rep - Brad Johnson 812-322-4473)

10/27-10/28 New Castle, IN Henry County Saddle Club - 2nd Annual QHRAI SPEED SALE Preview on the 27th, sale on the 28th - visit www.qhrai.net for more info

November 2012 2nd-3rd

- Cloverdale, IN at C Bar C Arena - A Cowboy Christmas - Contact Agrivent Productions at eventsolution4u@yahoo.com or phone 317-966-5523 Presenting Richard Winters view his website at www.wintersranch.com To join his clinic contact Sheila Landes at s.l.l@elanco.com Sellers wish to participaten in auction should vist www.thehorseauction.com or contact Carol Willoughby at carol@ wlivestock.com or 317-966-5523

11/2-11/4 BB Productions Barrel Bash Lyons, KS Rice Co Celebration Ctr. $5500 OPEN

Henryville, IN Robyn Adair 502-663-1118 IBRA Open, Youth, & Masters approved.(State Rep - Brad Johnson 812-322-4473)

11/16-11/18 Swanton, OH - WB Ranch - Lynn Brenner - 419-541-1626 $1,000 added - Open, Youth and Masters approved. 11/17

Bloomington IN Monroe County Saddle Club Elwren Road IBRA High Point Saddle Series 2012 Added money

11/17-11/18 Madison, IN Saddle Up Arena - Kelly CArr 502-6452304 IBRA Open, Youth, & Masters approved. (State Rep - Brad Johnson 812-322-4473) 11/23-11/25 -

Cloverdale, IN at C Bar C Expo Illiana Rangers Cowboy Mounted Shooting Contact Richard Fowler 317-590-5011

11/23-11/25 - Lewisburg, OH Circle G Arena THanksgiving Barrel Show www.circlegarena.us IBRA Preffered Show 11/23-11/25 BB Productions Barrel Bash Columbia, MO Boone Co Fairgrounds $5500 Open

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Keeping Barrel Horse World on the Truck Seat! For Contact information, start times, classes, directions, etc on all of the following events listed in Barrel Horse World Calendar please visit www.BarrelHorseWorld.com ALABAMA

10/6 SWSA Monthly Barrel Race Summerdale, AL 10/6 Appleton Saddle Club 4D Barrel Race Brewton, AL 10/13 IBRA BARREL RACE Burkville, AL 10/27 1st Annual CCLC Fall Bash 5D Barrel Race $1000 Added Athens, AL

ARKANSAS

10/2 Tuesday Night Barrel Jackpot Natural Dam, AR 10/2 Saddle Series Lavaca, AR 10/4 Arena 64 BBR Fall Barrel Series Clarksville, AR 10/5 OBRA-PeeWee, 4D Youth, 4D Open Wickes, AR 10/5-10/7 CANCELLED DUE TO SCHEDULING CONFLICT - Lightning C Ranch $2500 Added Vilonia, AR 10/6 $5,000 Added Jackson Orman Memorial Barrel Race Wynne, AR 10/7 A-OK Barrel Race $825 Added for Qualified Members, EVERYONE Welcome! at Hero’s Arena Natural Dam, AR 10/9 Tuesday Night Barrel Jackpot Natural Dam, AR 10/9 Saddle Series Lavaca, AR 10/11 Arena 64 BBR Fall Barrel Series Clarksville, AR 10/12-10/14 LUCKY DOG PRODUCTIONS TEXARKANA, AR 10/13 Horsemanship, Barrels and Pole Clinic at Seamans Indoor Arena Birdell, AR 10/16 Saddle Series Lavaca, AR 10/18 Arena 64 BBR Fall Barrel Series Clarksville, AR 10/20 NBHA AR02 ADDED MONEY BARREL RACE West Memphis, AR 10/20 BRC JACKPOT ATKINS, AR 10/21 “Gettin Down The Road” 4-D, $500 added Barrel Race Jonesboro, AR 10/21 BRC JACKPOT ATKINS, AR 10/21 OBRA-PeeWee, 4D Youth, 4D Open , AR 10/23 Saddle Series Lavaca, AR 10/25 Arena 64 BBR Fall Barrel Series Clarksville, AR 10/27 Spring In / Fall Out 4D Barrel Series with Added Money Jonesboro, AR 10/27 A-OK’s 4th Annual Race For The Cure at Hero’s Arena Natural Dam, AR 10/30 Saddle Series Lavaca, AR

CALIFORNIA

10/14 NBHA CA 18 Hesperia, CA 10/27 $500 Added PCBRA Race Acton, CA

CONNECTICUT

10/13 LCF Gymkhana West Haven, CT 10/13-10/14 IBRA BARREL RACE Harrington, DE

FLORIDA

10/6 Speedshows @ Destiny Bound Fort Pierce, FL 10/6-10/7 Tour of Champions Race 4 $3,500 Added Newberry, FL 10/13 Taylor County Horseman’s Association. Perry, FL 10/20 MONTHLY SPEEDSHOW ARCADIA, FL 10/26 MONTHLY 4D JACKPOT ARCADIA, FL

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GEORGIA

10/4-10/7 NBHA AgGeorgia GA State Championships Conyers, GA 10/6 Apison Saddle Club Ringgold, GA 10/12 IBRA BARREL RACE Jakin, GA 10/20 Georgia Sports Arena Buckle Series Swainsboro, GA 10/21 Cox Arena Added Money Finals ONLY OPEN TO THOSE WHO PURCHASED A MEMBERSHIP AND QUALIFIED Silver Creek, GA 10/28 Buckle Series Barrels and Poles Williamson, GA 10/31 1st Annual Select Barrel Horse Sale Unadilla, GA

ILLINOIS

10/13 KWI Gaming Show Kankakee, IL 10/26-10/28 BARREL BASH (TM) $5500 ADM! GIFFORD, IL

INDIANA

10/6 Open Barrel Race @ Yankeetown Arena Henryville, IN 10/13 Double Y Open Speed Show Edinburgh, IN 10/13 IBRA SUPERSHOW Edinburgh, IN 10/13-10/14 IBRA BARREL RACE Marion, IN 10/14 IBRA IN & KY Barrel Race @ Yankeetown Arena Henryville, IN 10/20-10/21 IBRA BARREL RACE Madison, IN 10/27 IBRA BARREL RACE Bloomington, IN

KANSAS

10/6 OPEN 3-D JACKPOT KBRA Williamstown, KS 10/6 Dalton Defenders Barrel Race and Team Roping Coffeyville, KS 10/7 7th Annual Hoxie Buckle Series Hoxie, KS 10/7 $200 added KS 02 NBHA Independence, KS 10/9 Lyons Ks Winter Buckle Series Lyons, KS 10/10 KS EXPOCENTRE Weds Night Jackpots!!!! TOPEKA, KS 10/14 K-State Horseman’s Association 3rd Annual Barrel Jackpot Manhattan, KS 10/19 KS05 NBHA // BBR Approved Jackpots Lyons, KS 10/20 KS05 NBHA// BBR Approved Jackpots Lyons, KS 10/21 7th Annual Hoxie Buckle Series Hoxie, KS 10/23 Lyons Ks Winter Buckle Series Lyons, KS 10/24 KS EXPOCENTRE Weds Night Jackpots!!!! TOPEKA, KS 10/27 KS EXPOCENTRE NBHA KS 09, FUNDRAISER!!!!! Topeka, KS 10/28 KS01 & KS03 LAWRENCE Lawrence, KS 10/28 $200 added KS 02 NBHA Independence, KS

KENTUCKY

10/6-10/7 Central Ky Barrels & Poles AQHA Richmond, KY 10/21 IBRA BARREL RACE Shepherdsville, KY 10/27 IBRA BARREL RACE Lagrange, KY

LOUISIANA

10/5 $1000,00 added 4-D Barrel Run Farmerville, LA 10/5-10/7 SUGARFEST CLASSIC - $8500 ADDED 4D BARREL RACE New Iberia, LA 10/5 !000.00 Added 4-D BBR Sanctioned Barrel Run Farmerville, LA 10/5 CC’s Jackpots Crowley, LA 10/6 Feist-Weiller Bone Marrow Treatment(BMT) Clinic Benefit Barrel Race Keatchie, LA 10/6 Minden Riding Club Saddle Series Minden, LA 10/12 Minden Riding Club Ranch Sorting Minden, LA 10/12 CC’s Jackpots Crowley, LA 10/13 NBHA LA03 Port Allen, LA 10/17 Washington Parish Free Fair Open 4D Barrel Race Franklinton, LA 10/19 CLBRA $3,000 added 4D Barrel Run Bastrop, LA 10/20 Minden Riding Club Saddle Series Minden, LA 10/20 CLBRA $3,000 added 4D Barrel Run Bastrop, LA 10/21 $1,250 Added 5D Barrels Crowley, LA 10/27 4D BarrelRace $1000.00 added Morgan City, LA 10/27 Great Southern Youth Rodeo Bogalusa, LA 10/27 $1000 ADDED OPEN 5-D MONTANA SILVERSMITH TROPHY SPURS Ringgold, LA

MISSOURI

10/6 MO-01 District Point Show - BBR Pending Centerview, MO 10/6 Bull Barrel Bash Iberia, MO 10/6 Heartland Barrel Racing Association - Optimist Club Arena * BBR-approval pending! Marble Hill, MO 10/7 $100 Added * Valley Mount Ranch * BBR Approved Valley Park, MO 10/13-10/14 CONNIE COMBS BARREL CLINIC SEDALIA, MO 10/13 MO-01 District Point & Tour Show - BBR Approved Centerview, MO 10/14 KS01 & KS03 CLEVELAND, MO 10/14 Heartland Barrel Racing Association - Stoddard County Cowboy Church * BBRapproval pending! Puxico, MO 10/19 IBRA BARREL RACE JACKSON, MO 10/20 NBHA/IBRA BARREL RACE JACKSON, MO 10/21 NBHA/IBRA BARREL RACE JACKSON, MO 10/28 Crossfire Arena Fall Barrel Racing Series Doniphan, MO

MISSISSIPPI

10/5-10/7 Team Josey 2 1/2 Day Barrel Clinic Hattiesburg, MS 10/7 Circle T Stables Jackpot Barrelrace coldwater, MS 10/13 $500 added Kudzu Klassic Winter Series 2012-2013 Holly Springs, MS 10/14 Circle T Stables Jackpot Barrelrace coldwater, MS 10/14 JDCRC Youth Rodeo Prentiss, MS 10/19-10/20 Kelly Kaminski Barrel Racing & Horsemanship Clinic Brookhaven, MS 10/21 Circle T Stables Jackpot Barrelrace coldwater, MS

10/21 JDCRC Youth Rodeo Prentiss, MS 10/27 Trick or Treat 4-D Run Prentiss, MS 10/27-10/28 Horse Poor Barrel Race Starkville, MS 10/27 JL Rodeo Company Bulls and Barrels $800addedOpen Barrels $200addedYouth Barrels 1,000addedBulls Poplarville, MS 10/28 Circle T Stables Jackpot Barrelrace coldwater, MS

MONTANA

10/20-10/21 Montana Women’s Finals Silesia, MT

NORTH CAROLINA

10/6 IBRA BARREL RACE Elizabeth City, NC 10/7 IBRA BARREL RACE Casar, NC 10/13 EZ Run Pro Barrel Race Benson, NC 10/20 EZ Run Pro Barrel Race Kenly, NC 10/20 IBRA BARREL RACE Stantonsburg, NC 10/21 IBRA BARREL RACE Yadkinville, NC 10/21 IBRA BARREL RACE Casar, NC 10/27 IBRA BARREL RACE Elizabeth City, NC 10/27 5th Annual Halloween Ho Down Kenly, NC

NEBRASKA

10/4 5D Barrel Race Raymond, NE 10/6 Mid West Barrel Racing Associatin Columubus, NE 10/7 Mid West Barrel Racing Associatin Columubus, NE 10/12-10/14 BARREL BASH (TM) & HAWKI FUTURITY LINCOLN, NE 10/13 “Beat The Heat” Barrel Series Curtis, NE 10/18 5D Barrel Race Raymond, NE 10/20-10/21 Mid West Barrel Racing Associatin Columubus, NE 10/27-10/28 Mid West Barrel Racing Associatin Columubus, NE

NEW YORK

10/21 IBRA BARREL RACE Manorville, NY

OHIO

10/6 IBRA BARREL RACE Upper Sandusky, OH 10/6-10/7 Bits & Spurs 6th Annual Breast Cancer Trail Ride 2012 College Corner, OH 10/12-10/14 $3000 ADDED NBHA OH 07 BARREL RACE - EVERYONE WELCOME Swanton, OH 10/13 IBRA BARREL RACE Cardington, OH 10/13 IBRA BARREL RACE Negley, OH 10/20 IBRA BARREL RACE Negley, OH

OKLAHOMA

10/1 4-d buckle series BBR pending muldrow, OK 10/1 4-Way Arena Weekly Barrel Racing Jackpot Pryor, OK 10/1 McAlester RUC Fall Awards Series McAlester, OK 10/1 OK Corral Indoor Arena Tommy Tune Ups Every Monday Night Harrah, OK 10/2 Broken Arrow RUC 20th Annual Barrel/Pole Buckle Series Broken Arrow, OK 10/2 Fall Winter Blanket Series 4D with a New Open Sidepot! Checotah, OK 10/2 Team Roping Practice Cowboy Gatherin/Shoops Training Inola, OK

10/2 D&D PRODUCTIONS SADDLE SERIES SKIATOOK, OK 10/2 OK Corral Indoor 4D Barrel Race Every Tuesday Night. Harrah, OK 10/2 Chisholm Trail Ram Prairie Circuit Committee- Barrel Jackpot Duncan, OK 10/3 BARREL EXHIBITIONS AND OPEN PEN BY CROSS CUT COWBOY CHURCH ~ ADA 10/3 Exhibition Barrels & Jackpot Every Wednesday! BBR APPROVED! Purcell, OK 10/3 4-D BARREL RACE SERIES VINITA, OK 10/3 Lightning C Arena BBR APPROVED Buckle Series McAlester, OK 10/4 Poteau Roundup Club Buckle Series***BBR APPROVED*** Poteau, OK 10/4 Expo Fall Series ** Added $$$ BBR Approval Pending** Claremore, OK 10/4 Hot Summer Series! Bob Berg Buckles, $500 added open finals! Stigler, OK 10/4 Open 5D Jackpot at the Gene Autry Roping Club Arena. Gene autry, OK, OK 10/4 Copan Open Jackpot Copan, OK 10/4 The King’s Pen Arena/Shoop’s Training Barrel Race Inola, OK 10/4 Ranched Out Fall 2012 Series Cherokee, OK 10/5 Bridle Creek Clean Slate Buckle Series Sperry, OK 10/5 Tri-K Lazy E Winter Barrel Blast $6000 Added/Weekend Guthrie, OK 10/5 PRUC Fall Blowout Pawhuska, OK 10/5 KINGFISHER ROUND UP CLUB PLAYDAY Kingfisher, OK 10/6 $1000 added 4D Benefit Barrel Race Checotah RUC, OK 10/6 Tri-K Lazy E Winter Barrel Blast $6000 Added/Weekend Guthrie, OK 10/6 “”Loopin Lasers” presents Flying Cow Barrel Series..... ADDED MONEY AT FINALS..... Afton, OK 10/6 Barrel Racing is back at Lightning J Arena!!! okemah, OK 10/6 Welch Round Up Club Rodeo Series Welch, OK 10/6 $6,500 ADDDED LAZY E TRI K WINTER BARREL BLAST Guthrie, OK 10/6 SBRA (Sooner Barrel Racing Assoc.) Muskogee, OK 10/6 $100 added OK02 NBHA Kellyville, OK 10/6 $2500 added Living Water Church Barrel Race/NBHA OK 02 sidepots Kellyville, OK 10/6 Dalton Defenders Barrel Racing and Team Roping Coffeyville KS, OK 10/7 Tri-K Lazy E Winter Barrel Blast $6000 Added/Weekend Guthrie, OK 10/7 Kellyville 4D Barrel Race Kellyville, OK 10/7 $100 Added* Sunday Fall & Winter, Jackpot 4D Barrel Races @ Promise Acres Sapulpa, OK 10/7 SSRUC Play Day Sand Springs, OK 10/7 PCHC 5 week series 100% payback pawnee, OK 10/7 $6,500 ADDDED LAZY E TRI K WINTER BARREL BLAST Guthrie, OK 10/7 Rockin’ C Arena Fall Trophy Jacket Playday Series TALALA, OK 10/7 Poker Bar Horse Sale Perkins, OK 10/7 Piedmont Round Up Club Piedmont, OK

10/7 “”Loopin Lasers” presents Flying Cow Barrel Series..... ADDED MONEY AT FINALS..... Afton, OK 10/8 4-Way Arena Weekly Barrel Racing Jackpot Pryor, OK 10/8 McAlester RUC Fall Awards Series McAlester, OK 10/8 4-d buckle series BBR pending muldrow, OK 10/8 OK Corral Indoor Arena Tommy Tune Ups Every Monday Night Harrah, OK 10/9 Fall Winter Blanket Series 4D with a New Open Sidepot! Checotah, OK 10/9 Chisholm Trail Ram Prairie Circuit Committee- Barrel Jackpot Duncan, OK 10/9 Team Roping Practice Cowboy Gatherin/ Shoops Training Inola, OK 10/9 OK Corral Indoor 4D Barrel Race Every Tuesday Night. Harrah, OK 10/9 D&D PRODUCTIONS SADDLE SERIES SKIATOOK, OK 10/10 4-D BARREL RACE SERIES VINITA, OK 10/10 Exhibition Barrels & Jackpot Every Wednesday! BBR APPROVED! Purcell, OK 10/10 Lightning C Arena BBR Approved Buckle Series McAlester, OK 10/10 Barrel Exhibitions And Open Pen By Cross Cut Cowboy Church ~ Ada 10/11 Ranched Out Fall 2012 Series Cherokee, OK 10/11 $100 added 4D Bob Berg Buckle series Vian, OK 10/11 Copan Open Jackpot Copan, OK 10/11 Expo Fall Series ** Added $$$ BBR Approval Pending** Claremore, OK 10/11 BBR Approved Open 5D Jackpot Barrel Race. at the Gene Autry Roping Club Arena. Outdoor arena Gene Autry, OK 10/11 The King’s Pen Arena/Shoop’s Training Barrel Race Inola, OK 10/11 Poteau Roundup Club Buckle Series **BBR APPROVED*** Poteau, OK 10/12 LA PRODUCTIONS~SUMMER RUN FOR THE BUCKLES~ NOWATA, OK 10/12 Red River Cowboy Church $500+ Added Barrel Race Mangum, OK 10/12-10/14 Team Josey 2 1/2 Day Barrel Clinic Chickasha, OK 10/12 Bridle Creek Clean Slate Buckle Series Sperry, OK 10/12-10/14 Talmadge Green Clinic- Only 15 Spots Available Mcalester, OK 10/13 2012 Race to “REMEMBER” Alzheimers Awareness Benefit 4D Jackpot Barrel Race BARTLESVILLE, OK 10/13 Poker trail ride for 2 belt buckles . Prague ok Lake Prague, OK 10/13 4D barrel race RACE for the BONUS approved Fairland, OK 10/13 ATR Saddle Series Playday Caney, OK 10/13 Barrel Racing is back at Lightning J Arena!!! okemah, OK 10/13 OCA #13-check updated schedule Kellyville, OK 10/14 PCHC 5 week series 100% payback pawnee, OK 10/14 400.00 added Barrel race Hamiltons Indoor Arena Vian, OK 10/14 SSRUC Play Day - Make up for 8/5 Sand Springs, OK 10/14 OCA #14-check updated schedule Sapulpa, OK 10/14 $100 added OK02 NBHA Talala, OK 10/14 Kellyville 4D Barrel Race Kellyville, OK 10/14 $100 Added* Sunday Fall & Winter, Jackpot 4D Barrel Races @ Promise Acres Sapulpa, OK 10/15 McAlester RUC Fall Awards Series McAlester, OK 10/15 OK Corral Indoor Arena Tommy Tune Ups Every Monday Night Harrah, OK 10/15 4-Way Arena Weekly Barrel Racing Jackpot Pryor, OK 10/15 4D buckle series BBR pending muldrow, OK 10/16 D&D PRODUCTIONS SADDLE SERIES SKIATOOK, OK 10/16 Fall Winter Blanket Series 4D with a

New Open Sidepot! Checotah, OK 10/16 OK Corral Indoor 4D Barrel Race Every Tuesday Night. Harrah, OK 10/16 Chisholm Trail Ram Prairie Circuit Committee- Barrel Jackpot Duncan, OK 10/16 Team Roping Practice Cowboy Gatherin/ Shoops Training Inola, OK 10/17 Barrel Exhibitions And Open Pen By Cross Cut Cowboy Church Ada, OK 10/17 Lightning C Arena BBR APPROVED Buckle Series McAlester, OK 10/17 4-D BARREL RACE SERIES VINITA, OK 10/17 Exhibition Barrels & Jackpot Every Wednesday! BBR APPROVED! Purcell, OK 10/18 Ranched Out Fall 2012 Series Cherokee, OK 10/18 Expo Fall Series ** Added $$$ BBR Approval Pending** Claremore, OK 10/18 4D Bob Berg Buckle series Vian, OK 10/18 BBR Approved Open 5D Jackpot Barrel Race. at the Gene Autry Roping Club Arena. Outdoor arena Gene Autry, OK 10/18 The King’s Pen Arena/Shoop’s Training Barrel Race Inola, OK 10/19 KINGFISHER ROUND UP CLUB PLAYDAY Kingfisher, OK 10/19 Cowboy Gatherin’ Junior Rodeo Series Inola, OK 10/19 Bridle Creek Clean Slate Buckle Series Sperry, OK 10/20 Rockin’ C Arena Fall Trophy Jacket Playday Series TALALA, OK 10/20-10/21 TARGET TIME SADDLE RACEOpen 5D Meeker, OK 10/20 ATR Saddle Series Playday Caney, OK 10/20 Welch Round Up Club Rodeo Series Welch, OK 10/20 $1000 added 4D Barrel Race Clinton, OK 10/20 Barrel Racing is back at Lightning J Arena!!! okemah, OK 10/20 $5000 Added & Buckles ~ Race To Higher Grounds Cross Cut Cowboy Church Ada, OK 10/20 SBRA Tahlequah, OK 10/20 5D Open Barrel Racing and Jr Barrel Racing Madill, OK 10/21 NBHA OK06 Okemah, OK 10/21 PCHC 5 week series 100% payback pawnee, OK 10/21 OK02 NBHA , OK 10/21 SSRUC Play Day Sand Springs, OK 10/21 $100 Added* Sunday Fall & Winter, Jackpot 4D Barrel Races @ Promise Acres Sapulpa, OK 10/22 McAlester RUC Fall Awards Series McAlester, OK 10/22 4-d buckle series BBR pending muldrow, OK 10/22 4-Way Arena Weekly Barrel Racing Jackpot Pryor, OK 10/22 OK Corral Indoor Arena Tommy Tune Ups Every Monday Night Harrah, OK 10/23 Team Roping Practice Cowboy Gatherin/ Shoops Training Inola, OK 10/23 Fall Winter Blanket Series 4D with a New Open Sidepot! Checotah, OK 10/23 OK Corral Indoor 4D Barrel Race Every Tuesday Night. Harrah, OK 10/23 D&D PRODUCTIONS SADDLE SERIES SKIATOOK, OK 10/24 Lightning C Arena BBR APPROVED Buckle Series McAlester, OK 10/24 Exhibition Barrels & Jackpot Every Wednesday! BBR APPROVED! Purcell, OK 10/25 Ranched Out Fall 2012 Series Cherokee, OK 10/25 The King’s Pen Arena/Shoop’s Training Barrel Race Inola, OK 10/25 Expo Fall Series ** Added $$$ BBR Approval Pending** Claremore, OK 10/25 4D Bob Berg Buckle series Vian, OK 10/25 BBR Approved Open 5D Jackpot Barrel Race. at the Gene Autry Roping Club Arena. Outdoor arena Gene Autry, OK 10/26 Bridle Creek Clean Slate Buckle Series Sperry, OK 10/27 Roundup Cowboy Church Playdays Antlers, OK 10/27 ATR Saddle Series Playday Caney, OK

10/27-10/28 Lightning C Arena Barrel Bash $2400 Added Money McAlester, OK 10/27 SBRA - RD Coweta, OK 10/28 $100 Added* Sunday Fall & Winter, Jackpot 4D Barrel Races @ Promise Acres Sapulpa, OK 10/28 PCHC 5 week series 100% payback pawnee, OK 10/29 OK Corral Indoor Arena Tommy Tune Ups Every Monday Night Harrah, OK 10/29 4-d buckle series BBR pending MULDROW, OK 10/30 OK Corral Indoor 4D Barrel Race Every Tuesday Night. Harrah, OK 10/30 Fall Winter Blanket Series 4D with a New Open Sidepot! Checotah, OK 10/30 Team Roping Practice Cowboy Gatherin/ Shoops Training Inola, OK 10/31 Exhibition Barrels & Jackpot Every Wednesday! BBR APPROVED! Purcell, OK 10/31 Lightning C Arena BBR APPROVED Buckle Series McAlester, OK

PENNSYLVANIA

10/6 IBRA BARREL RACE West Sunbury, PA 10/20 IBRA BARREL RACE Dillsburg, PA 10/27 IBRA BARREL RACE Annville, PA

SOUTH CAROLINA

10/6 $1,500.00 Added Money Barrel Race Walterboro, SC 10/6 IBRA BARREL RACE Ruby, SC

SOUTH DAKOTA

10/13 Smashin’ Cans 4 a Cure $2,750 Added Huron, SD

TENNESSEE

10/5 IBRA BARREL RACE Midway, TN 10/13 MIDDLE TN JR RODEO RICKMAN, TN 10/13 IBRA BARREL RACE Winchester, TN 10/19-10/20 IBRA BARREL RACE Franklin, TN 10/19 Mid-Tenn Fall 4D Franklin, TN 10/20 Tri C Farms 100% Payback 4D Summer Shoot Out Barrel Race Seymour, TN 10/27 IBRA BARREL RACE Morristown, TN 10/27 Rural Mount Arena Added Money Series Morristown, TN 10/27 MIDDLE TN JR RODEO RICKMAN, TN

TEXAS

10/1 5D Saddle Series - BBR Approved Denton, TX 10/1 Destiny Ranch Fall Buckle Series Madisonville, TX 10/2 Wade Indoor Arena - 5D Barrel Series Terrell, TX 10/4 5D Barrell Race Terrell, TX 10/4 Zaal Ranch Thursday Nite Jackpot Collinsville, TX 10/5-10/7 Win$More Productions - Double BBR Points & Qualifier Alvarado, TX 10/5 Molly Powell Barrel Racing Clinic Stephenville, TX 10/6 Denton County Cowboy Church Play Day Ponder, TX 10/6 NBHA Texas 25 Crockett, TX 10/6 Brazoria County Fair Association Open 5D Barrel Race Angleton, TX 10/6 Texas Cowboys Against Cancer 5D Barrel Race Denton, TX 10/6 TURNING FOR TA’TA’S Robstown, TX 10/6 NFCC 8th Annual Fall 5D Barrel Race Wills Point, TX 10/6 Whitesboro Play Day Series Sadler, TX 10/7 Jackpot Playday- High Point Saddle Denton, TX 10/7 TOTRA Barrel Races Open 4D Pampa, TX 10/7 $100 added Open 5D Barrel Race at Circle J Cowboy Church Collinsville, TX 10/8 Destiny Ranch Fall Buckle Series Madisonville, TX 10/8 5D Saddle Series - BBR App’d Denton, TX 10/9 Wade Indoor Arena - 5D Barrel Series Terrell, TX 10/11 Zaal Ranch Thursday Nite Jackpot Collinsville, TX 10/11 5D Barrell Race Terrell, TX 10/12 $4500 4th Annual Fall Barrel Bash

Lubbock, TX 10/12 CHSA Barrel Racing Friday Nights Clifton, TX 10/12-10/13 LYNN MCKENZIE BARREL RACING CLINIC brenham, TX 10/13 Blue Ridge Riding Club Playday Blue Ridge, TX 10/13 RIDE LIKE A GIRL OPEN 4D and YOUTH 3D, WPRA Columbus, TX 10/13 NBHA/ HOPPER RANCH SPOOKTACULAR Aubrey, TX 10/13 Riding for Jesus Buckle Series Salado, TX 10/13 SCSP PLAYDAY SERIES Center, TX 10/13 Fall Fling Barrel Race Athens, TX 10/13 Cowboy Church Senior Rodeo Tour , TX 10/13-10/14 $4500 4th Annual Fall Barrel Bash Lubbock, TX 10/14 LONGHORN BARRELS & POLES Marshall, TX 10/14 Roping For Christ Salado, TX 10/15 5D Saddle Series - BBR Approved Denton, TX 10/15 Destiny Ranch Fall Buckle Series Madisonville, TX 10/19 NBHA Texas State Show Waco, TX 10/19 $500 Added 5D Barrel Race Athens, TX 10/20 NBHA Texas State Show Waco, TX 10/20 BBRA Jourdanton, TX 10/20 Playday Series Nevada, TX 10/20 2nd Annual Heritage Trail Cowboy Church Barrel Bash Ben Wheeler, TX 10/20 Barrel Racing America Region 2 Open 4D Tomball, TX 10/20 5D BUCKLE BARREL RACE @ Fairfield Cowboy Heritage Church Farifield, TX 10/21 NBHA Texas State Show Waco, TX 10/21 Cross Brand Cowboy Church Playday Series Tyler, TX 10/21 TOTRA Barrel Races Open 4 D Pampa, TX 10/22 Destiny Ranch Fall Buckle Series Madisonville, TX 10/22 5D Saddle Series - BBR Approved Denton, TX 10/25 CC5D Barrel Finals Stephenville, TX 10/26 SWB 4th ANNUAL $2500 ADDED OPEN 4D Fairfield, TX 10/26 CHSA Barrel Racing Friday Nights Clifton, TX 10/26 Spooktacular $2,500 Added Open 5-D BBR Approved both Days! Marshall, TX 10/26 TCBRA BIG SANDY, TX 10/27 Pineywoods Youth Rodeo Association Tenaha, TX 10/27 Runnin’ for the round Up Canton, TX 10/27 TCBRA BIG SANDY, TX 10/27 Spooktacular $2,500 Added Open 5-D BBR Approved both Days! Marshall, TX 10/27 OPEN PLAYDAY BONHAM, TX 10/27 ROCKING IT TEXAS BARREL RACE 5-D burleson, TX 10/27 ROCKIN IT TEXAS FALL BARREL SERIES BURLESON, TX 10/27 Kilgore Saddle Club 2012 Series Kilgore, TX 10/28 Pineywoods Youth Rodeo Association Tenaha, TX 10/29 5D Saddle Series - BBR Approved Denton, TX 10/29 Destiny Ranch Fall Buckle Series Madisonville, TX

VIRGINIA

10/13 IBRA BARREL RACE Appomattox, VA 10/20 IBRA BARREL RACE Pennington, VA

WISCONSIN

10/26-10/28 Jane Melby Barrel Clinic 3 Time NFR Winner Balsam Lake, WI

WEST VIRGINIA

10/20 IBRA BARREL RACE Blacksville, WV

WYOMING

10/12-10/14 NWBRA Finals Gillette, WY 10/13 BARREL BLAST FALL SERIES Torrington, WY 10/27 BARREL BLAST FALL SERIES Torrington, WY

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News Habronema’s Painful Lesions Lessen Thanks to Sox For Horses Havana, FL--September 11, 2012--Its name may remind you of a children’s toy company, but there’s nothing playful about habro or ‘summer sores.’ Habronemiasis is a common but painful equine affliction that occurs as the result of nematode infestation of the skin, and typically manifests as granulomatous masses and/or erosions. There are three distinct types of habronemiasis: Conjunctival (larvae affix to the eyelid or conjunctiva); Gastric (affecting stomach mucosa); and Cutaneous. Cutaneous habronemiasis is recognized by granular lesions, caused by invasion into the skin or through open wounds by larvae of Habronema spp. and/or Draschia megastoma. Also known as swamp cancer, summer sores, bursati, granular dermatitis and jack sores, cutaneous habronemiasis appears as ulcerative skin nodules in the spring and summer. While any horse or pony can be affected, some are more prone to the condition, developing lesions year after year. Commonly affected areas include BEFORE legs, penis, preputial sheath, eyes, and any open skin wounds. Lori J.’s gelding was one of the unlucky ones, suffering each spring and summer from painful habro irritations. Nothing yet had proved to offer relief until she purchased a set of Summer Whinnys™ by Sox For Horses.

AFTER

“This customer was nearly in tears of joy when she called to tell me how our Summer Whinnys™ performed for her horse,” said Ray Petterson, president and founder of Sox For Horses. “So many horses seem to suffer and, as with this owner, they have tried everything and still end up in frustration. We know our Summer Whinnys™ can take this condition on.” The results were so rewarding, Petterson continued, that she shared the results and photos in a letter.

“I am THRILLED with these horse socks,” she wrote. “My gelding gets habronemas. The infected wounds won’t heal until the resulting ‘kunkers’ are removed. Every time my gelding uses his teeth to scratch his legs, he breaks the skin leaving an open wound for the flies to transport the larvae which becomes habro. These lesions occur every summer so before fly season, I’d always wrap his legs. But he always managed to dig through his wraps or undo the Velcro to scratch his legs leaving an exposed wound. I’d spend months wrapping his legs in medicated sanitary pads with vet wrap, followed by polo wraps. This

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would go on all summer and at least once or twice a summer, the vet would have to dig out these deep kunkers.” The response to treating habro sores, by veterinarians such as the Atlanta Equine Clinic, typically includes systemic steroid therapy to reduce pain and swelling, fly control and repellants, and topical skin care to discourage flies from landing and depositing infectious larvae into existing wounds. “After five years of frustration,” she continued, “I desperately Googled everything I could think of and came upon Summer Whinnys™/Sox For Horses. I placed my order and was overwhelmed with joy to see that these summer socks completely protected my gelding who didn’t even attempt to get them off. They’re sturdy, they stay up and most importantly, they provide a comfortable barrier between the flies and his legs. Never again will he have to endure the pain of having habronema. I strongly encourage anyone who has any leg skin problems to get these socks. They offer wonderful protection and deserve to have a wider presence. Try them. You’ll love them. Tell your friends. Tell your vet. Get the word out!” “I am glad to hear that Lori succeeded in ending her battle with nasty summer sores” said Petterson. “I know the science behind the antimicrobial fibers used to make our socks, and I was careful to make a sock that would breathe. Summer Whinnys™ are not just any ordinary barrier. You can’t heal a sore or wound if it isn’t allowed to get air, or the environment around it isn’t clean, and you can’t get both with airtight bandaging. I am really hoping that the veterinary community will take notice of Sox For Horses. Lori has, and it was a condition that she had not been able to get a handle on until now.” Why did Lori’s horse leave Summer Whinnys™ alone when other bandages had been torn off? Petterson posited that the sores, having found a protected healing process that prevented habro larvae re-infestation, helped curtail her gelding’s pain and itching. “Horses are always going to find ways of getting wounds and sores on their legs. Summer Whinnys™ offer that antimicrobial and breathable barrier between sores and flies that prevents habro infestation.” Sox For Horses are developed using antimicrobial fiber research and production from innovative American companies, the same fiber technologies hospitals are turning to in their efforts to control bacteria and fungi in environments where sterility and safety are tantamount priorities. Such fiber technology plays a major role in making Summer Whinnys™ more than just a horse sock to protect legs from biting flies. “Sox For Horses have much more value, and application well beyond fly season,” Petterson says. For Lori J.’s complete story, visit “Testimonials” on the Sox For Horses website, www.whinnywarmers.com Sox For Horses, Inc., and the complete line of Summer Whinny™ and Whinny Warmers® (winter) horse socks are Made In America. Have a question? Feel free to call (850) 907-5724 and discuss how Sox For Horses can help your horse. For more information, visit www.whinnywarmers.com.

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News The Horse Named “Sioux” By: Tammie Hiatt

There are horses that change people’s lives and a chestnut gelding named Sioux was one of those horses. He came into Phyllis Porterfield’s life when he was 5 years old. “Dad had seen him at a guy’s house that lived about 20

miles from us. He was 4 at the time and still a stud,” recalls Phyllis. “We bought him for $600. He was broke to ride, at least he would go straight, he wouldn’t turn or back up. He was pretty hard to get along with for a while then he started coming around and I started him on the barrels. I didn’t think he would ever be a barrel horse, I had to carry a bat to keep him loping through the pattern, he was so lazy. He sure got over that!” Sioux lived with the Porterfield family until August 24, 2012. The double bred Three Bars superstar’s registered name was “I’m a Cool Bar”. “His sire’s name was “Sue’s Brother”. My mom started calling him Sue. I told her I wasn’t riding a gelding that was named “Sue” so we decided we would change the spelling to “Sioux”. I could live with that,” Phyllis said. Sioux quickly took away any doubts Phyllis had about his ability as a barrel horse. She began hauling him to MRCA rodeos, the Great Lakes Circuit Finals, and then the pair became a fixture at the IPRA rodeos and the International Finals Rodeo. Phyllis and Sioux qualified for IFR24 in 1994, IFR28 in 1998, and IFR32 in 2002. When Sioux was 18 years old he got a new jockey, Porterfield’s 8-yearold daughter, LaRae. “I always wanted to ride him because he was my Mom’s. I was in a junior rodeo finals and it was between me and another girl winning the barrels. I had never ridden Sioux and Mom and I were in the practice pen. I was having trouble holding him because you couldn’t pull back on him or he would run off. She had went to the barn to get a different bit for me and when she came back to the arena he had run off with me and I was out there turning him in little circles to get him to stop. I ended up riding him at the finals and won a round on him,” said LaRae who just turned 20 years old. “I owe everything to Sioux. Without him, nothing would be the same as it is right now. My Mom made him, I got to hang on and just ride. I trusted him more than anything. I was very fortunate to have ridden him.” Sioux and LaRae had a stellar career together. The duo made appearances at IFR33 in 2003, IFR34, IFR35, and IFR37. The team earned the IFR35 High Money Winner Award. Sioux also had a hand in winning another IFR High Money title for Chip Porterfield at IFR32. Sioux was a solid calf horse and heading horse and was often called to duty.

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“Everyone that rode him won on him,” said Phyllis. “He was just that kind of horse. When he didn’t look like he was running was when he would clock. I was lucky to have had him. He was the first one that I ever trained. I’ve trained a couple since him that have done well and went on to do well with their new owners. But Sioux was the once in a lifetime kind of horse.” “I would have to say that his strength as a barrel horse was his first barrel. He was in and out of it so fast. Martha Josey asked to use a video of him and LaRae competing at their Junior World Barrel Race in one of her instructional videos as the kind of first barrel you want your horse to make. That was really a compliment.” “Kathy Yerigan leased him one year for the IFR and they set an arena record at the State Fair Arena. Then the IFR moved to the Ford Center and he and LaRae set an arena record there. The next year when the IFR moved back to the State Fair Arena, they set another arena record,” said Phyllis. “I also won the Longhorn Rodeo Series Finals on him,” recalls LaRae. “He and I won the reserve champion at the 2003 Josey Junior World Barrel Race. He won three saddles at that barrel race with three different girls. The last run I made on him was at a big Barrel Bash in Missouri, he won 3rd and was 26 years old. We decided to retire him at that point. He would have probably run another year or so and won, but I had some nice colts that Mom and Dad had bought for me and I knew I wouldn’t ride them if I was still running him,” said LaRae. “He wasn’t happy about his retirement,” said LaRae. “His lot was beside the driveway and when we would be driving out, he would run down the driveway beside us. He still wanted to go.” “I always said Mom treated him better than me and Lance,” LaRae laughs. “She treated him like a baby. Mom was on her way home from a doctor’s appointment when she got a call from one of our boarders that said a horse was down in the pasture and they couldn’t get him up. She called the vet and they both arrived at the house at the same time. Sioux had coliced and there wasn’t anything that could be done. He had waited on Mom to get home so she could say good-bye to him.” “It was such a hard thing for all of us,” said LaRae. “I went to the pasture crying my eyes out when my horse, Rolex came up to me. Usually this horse can’t be caught without running him up into a stall, but he came right up to me. I told him he had some huge shoes to fill. We went to two rodeos last weekend and won second at both, it’s like Sioux is with us.” The gelding named Sioux was laid to rest near the Porterfield’s home in Sparta, MO. Sioux will forever be known as one of the great horses of the barrel racing world. Photo Credits: “TWS” and Robbie Freeman

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Out of Proven Mares - daughters of: Streakin La Jolla Strawflyin Buds Bet the Cash Runaway Winner and others

First To Shake Six SI 98-(First Down Dash–Shake Em Six, Streakin Six)

Money earner of $16,805 at 2, fnl. Rainbow F.–G1. From very limited number of foals, the sire of 17 starters, 11 ROM, with earnings of $159,481 including Talleys First Shake (shown above) si 97 (4 wins, $75,709, 2nd Zia D.–RG2), Shake Race si 96 (2 wins, $27,639), First To Oro B si 99 (Winner, $16,619), Shaking Sixes si 95 (Winner, $13,149), Shakeshakeshake si 101 (Winner, $5,877), Rollin First B si 92 ($5,206), etc.

His sire - FIRST DOWN DASH SI 105 $857,256 AQHA Racing Champion Three-year-old Colt, AQHA Racing Champion Three-year-old, World Champion Racing American QH, AQHA All-TimeLeading Sire of Money Earners His dam - SHAKE EM SIX SI 97, by Streakin Six, 4 wins at 2 and 3 - 6,158,

Broodmare of the Year, Register of Merit. Last raced in 1985. Dam of 0 TB foals and dam of 18 QH foals, 15 to race, 10 winners, 13 ROM-Producer of:

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+SHAKE THE BANK-QH SI 105 (f. by Bully Bullion-QH). 14 wins $372,585 (USA), + SF ROYAL BANK-QH SI 100 (c. by Royal Quick Dash-QH). 5 wins $359,937 (USA) + SF SIMPLE SHAKE-QH SI 95 (f. by Simple Assault-QH). 5 wins $33,486 (USA) + ROYAL SHAKE EM-QH SI 104 (c. by Royal Quick Dash-QH). Stakes winner,At 2 $257,009

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News FQHRA to host annual meeting in Tallahassee on November 10. September 26, 2012 - The 2012 Florida Quarter Horse Racing Association Annual Membership Meeting will be held at 1 p.m, Saturday, November 10, at AVS Equine Hospital, 9085 Magnolia Hill Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. Everyone is encouraged to update their membership if they haven’t done so at this point. At the 2011 annual meeting it was voted to make all memberships run from July 1 to June 30 each year to coincide with Florida DBPR’s fiscal year for licensing for owners, trainers, etc. Therefore all memberships expired June 30, 2012. Only current year members will have voting privileges. Memberships must be renewed BEFORE the day of the meeting. You can join at https://www.fqhra. com/members_sign_up.php . Higher FQHRA membership numbers means more FQHRA clout in the legislative process, which means more Florida bred money for you. Your membership helps races like the 2015 and beyond $200,000 Guaranteed Sunshine State Futurity grow even bigger. We will give updates on all the upcoming Hialeah meet, current year happenings and legislative plans for 2013. Please call 850-345-4777 to let us know you are coming or if you need assistance with your membership. FQHRA thanks AQHA and everyone else across the country for your support over the years. At this point we have generated $13.86 million in purse money over the last few years including the upcoming meet. The 2013 Hialeah meet will generate $5.6 million in purse money over 40 days of Quarter Horse racing. We have had the pleasure of awarding Florida bred awards amounting to over $20,000 to one owner back in 2009 and last year the top Florida bred award winner received nearly $25,000. We look forward to even bigger Florida bred awards in the future. We look forward to seeing you on November 10 and thanks for your support and guidance.

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Ball Ball Corona Upsets in Gordon Mobley Futurity Final

ANDERSON, IND. – September 15, 2012 –Ball Ball Corona and Harold Collins pulled the 13-1 upset to take home top honors in the third running of the $100,000 added Gordon Mobley Futurity Finals on Saturday, Sept. 15 at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. The Mobley Futurity Finals, the premier event for two-year-old Indiana sired Quarter Horses, was contested over 350 yards. Ball Ball Corona finished a game second in her division of the Mobley trials on Aug. 31 at Hoosier Park with Collins in the irons, once again. Starting from post five in the 10-horse field, Ball Ball Corona broke from the gate alertly and barreled down the track to get the first call. Collins kept the two-year-old filly on task all the way through the dash and the beat the field to the wire by one half of a length in a time of :18.278 seconds. Chilled Too The Bone and Jose Beltran dueled down the track to finish a game second while Dash Ta Win and Cesar Carrilo finished third. The heavily favored and fastest trial winner, Kitticelli, never fired and finished tenth. Ball Ball Corona returned $13.20 to her backers.

“She’s definitely a barn favorite,” winning trainer Ron Raper noted. “She is the culmination of a breeding program we started a long time ago. She’s always been a nice little mare who is always close. Today, she picked the right time to run a big one.” Sired by Mito Corona, Ball Ball Corona notched her first career victory in seven lifetimes starts as she pushed her career earnings over $60,000. Owned and bred by Maurice Locklear, Ball Ball Corona has now finished in the money in all three of her Hoosier Park outings. Ron Raper is currently atop the Hoosier Park leading trainer standings for the 2012 Quarter Horse meet as he has saddled five winners from 41 starters. For more information on the upcoming entertainment and live racing schedule, please visit http://www.hoosierpark.com/

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• When? January 5th, 2013 • Where? The Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Airport (Look for specific details and agenda in next months Horse Resource)

QHRAI Recently ran the 2012 Stallion Service Auction Futurity Finals, one of the Richest Quarter Horse Races in Indiana History, with a $100,000 purse and the 2012 Stallion Service Auction Derby with a purse of $50,000! 2012 SSA Futurity Champion Tinys First pepsi

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QHRAI News AQHA Central Region Point Standings as of September 27, 2012 THREE-YEAR-OLDS

Gelding 1 Successful Dash 2 Chilled Six Pack 3 Ivory Celebration 4 Jack Jessee 5 Six Chilled Coronas 6 Chilled Patrona 6 Painted Lies 8 Colosso 9 Ride Lonesome 10 Highway To Payoff 10 Valor And Glory

78 73 71 69 64 63 63 61 57 56 56

Gelding 1 Bright Eyed Vision 2 Fillemup Phil 3 Air Born Leader 4 Sweet Easy Cash 5 Zoom N Crash 6 Five Star Cartel 7 Iris Cartelsbadnews 8 Gypsy Effort 9 Ct Leader 10 Brimmerton Lane/Fast N Furrious/ Wheres Your Wagon

Breeder 1 Circle S Ranch Inc 2 Bobby D Cox 3 Randy L Thompson 4 Bob Moore Farms Llc 5 Bill Price 6 Williams Racing Stables Inc 7 Wilbur & Jean Hansen 8 John Bubel 9 Ken And Reba George 10 Vernon Hammes

Filly 1 Will You Perry Me 2 Western Fun 3 Huckleberry Mojito 4 Checkin Her Out 4 Feature Dreamgirl 6 Planet Dash 7 Swiper 8 Bye Bye Corona 9 Princess Royal Blew 10 Aces Chiseledinstone/Josies Little Outlaw/Paint Or More

74 58 57 56 56 47 46 43 41 38

FOUR-YEAR-OLDS & UP 90 81 76 72 69 64 63 56 55 54

Mare 1 Rk Lady Prospect 66 2 Delta Dance 63 3 Shawne Bay 58 4 Lovemelikethat 52 5 Trs A Classy Dash 48 6 Got Courage 47 7 Believers Gathering 45 8 Chicks Skidoo 44 9 Rise Above The Trees 43 10 Cedar Creek/Chicks Brief Case/Class Of Oh Eight/Play The Pipes/Six It Up 39

Colt 1 Streak N Hot 2 Mo Zoomo 3 Jhony Red 4 Hez Tricky Too 5 Dashin Shiner 6 Vvr Streakin Cartel 7 Casino Black 8 Wjh My Own Ace 9 Beduinos Jet Moon 9 Victorious Shake Em

Stallion 1 Ethics Aside 60 2 Cs Arc Light 54 3 T Gold J 50 4 Paintyourownwagon 45 5 Speed Smith 43 6 Tough To Get Six 42 7 Blood Red Cadillac 36 8 Eye M A Pistol 29 8 Giorgino 29 9/10 My Corona Is Rare/Sr Royal Cartel 24

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1 Tom Maher 2 Randy L Thompson 3 Manny Silva 4 Brenda Reiswig 5 Williams Racing Stables Inc 6 Brian L Gunder 7 Francisco Ramos 8 Randy M Smith 9 Anthony F Cunningham 10 Vernon Hammes

576 338 192 189 176 173 160 144 138 123

Trainer 1 Robert ‘Bob’ Johnson 2 Edward Ross Hardy 3 Anthony F Cunningham 4 Tom Mosley Jr 5 Ron Raper 6 Amber Blair 7 Rolondo Almanza 8 Ernest Fennell 9 John Mccreary 10 Kasey Willis

62 43 37 35 32 26 23 17 16 16

957 698 562 517 510 448 432 392 387 344

Jockey 1 Oscar Delgado 2 Clyde Smith 3 William Troy Crissup 4 Stormy Smith 5 Gerardo Alonso Garrido 6 Juan F Delgado 7 Mark Luark 8 Victor Olivo 9 Agustin Silva 10 Harold Collins

808 726 668 607 560 554 521 480 478 471

Hoosier Park Quarter Horse Meet Point Standings as of September 28, 2012 Jockey Sts Harold Collins Gerardo Garrido Oscar Delgado Cesar Carrilo Juan F. Delgado Shanley Jackson Julie Veltman Rodney A. Prescott Jose A. Beltran Victor Olivo

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1st 2nd 3rd Win% $% Purses 56 9 12 7 16 50 $222,123 48 8 6 4 17 38 $115,112 44 8 3 5 18 36 $85,822 23 8 2 5 35 65 $98,030 40 6 4 5 15 38 $106,230 52 5 7 4 10 31 $98,404 30 4 2 4 13 33 $57,466 29 3 1 1 10 17 $73,179 29 2 6 2 7 34 $56,092 41 2 3 7 5 29 $57,578

Trainer Sts 1st 2nd 3rd Win% $% Purses Anthony F. Cunningham 48 8 3 6 17 35 $98,581 Ron Raper 48 6 9 7 13 46 $159,740 Dicky Wayne Benton 23 5 3 2 22 43 $52,555 Thomas J. Mosley, Jr. 36 4 5 2 11 31 $74,339 Ricardo Martinez 12 4 3 2 33 75 $39,007 Loren Brocka 10 4 1 2 40 70 $33,080 Raul A. Gonzalez 15 3 1 4 20 53 $40,538 John McCreary 38 2 7 5 5 37 $72,807 Matt Frazier 16 2 4 2 13 50 $30,861 Rolando Almanza 17 2 1 2 12 29 $45,889

Owner Sts 1st 2nd 3rd Win% $% Purses Anthony F. Cunningham 9 3 1 1 33 56 $35,677 Pattie Marshall 9 3 1 1 33 56 $28,566 Randy L. Thompson 15 2 2 1 13 33 $33,290 Maurice Locklear 6 2 2 0 33 67 $75,545 J. Guadalupe Arevalo 6 2 1 1 33 67 $31,672 Michelle Collins 7 2 1 0 29 43 $23,426 Kris Locklear 4 2 1 0 50 75 $14,465 Fransisco Ramos 7 2 0 3 29 71 $30,128 Robert A. Ray/Ronald/G. Brown 2 2 0 0 100 100 $40,925 Evangelina Vega 2 2 0 0 100 100 $13,200

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uring the past three years the Indiana Barrel Racing Futurity, with the help of the Quarter Horse Racing Association of Indiana, has had added incentive money offered to Certified Indiana Bred horses. The criteria for being eligible for this is that a horse must be certified by the State of Indiana and must have at least one race out. (Must have started in one official Quarter Horse race.) This program was set up to help create a 2nd career path for horses after they have been raced. It encourages those looking for a barrel prospect to look at race horses and in doing so, it allows these race horses to go on and do other things. Part of the money goes to the Futurity and part goes to the Open 4D that’s held on Saturday. Although our entries have not been large, by advertising and word of mouth we hope to make this program grow each year.

Dianna Jaqua of Noblesville, Indiana was top money earner for this program in the Open 4D. She was riding a Twaynas Dash horse, named HQH Dash of Sugar.

Of course, any program like this will take some time to get going until people understand how it works (and realize what the future hope for it will be.) Basically, if someone buys or raises a horse that fits the criteria, that horse (if it’s 4 years old) would be eligible for the Futurity, and after that would be eligible (at any age) for the Open Barrel Race.

Also, I’ve been working on a special committee with the AQHA to try and get a similar program lined up with them. It’s been slow to get started, but we hope that it will lead to side pots at shows for horses that have been previously raced and will eventually be recognized through the AQHA in some capacity.

There are no additional fees charged for this incentive. You just need proof that the entry is a Certified Indiana Bred and has raced at least one time.

The upcoming sale, sponsored by the QHRAI during the last week of October, would be a perfect place to buy a horse suitable for this program. I’m also working on some other incentives to help make the program more lucrative.

The 2012 winner of the program was Trent Roords of Rensselaer, Indiana. Trent rode a 4-year-old that he bought at the racetrack from Dianne Moester. The horse isby Dianne’s stallion, Royal Quick Charm. The mare’s name is A Touch of Charm. Trent also received money for the Open 4D on Saturday.

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Polo Wraps VS Splint Boots Leann1412 I can’t decide which one I would rather have on my geldings back legs I think the splint provide more protection but then everybody has the polo wraps and say that they love them....... HELP!!! cavyrunsbarrels Posts: 2837 Location: North Dakota I don’t think you can really go wrong either way. Neither really provide support to the leg, but both provide protection. Boots are a bit sturdier so can protect from harder blows, and are faster to put on and off. But they can get hotter and get dirt in them moreso than polos. Polos also provide a more customizable fit. They do take a little longer to get on though. sbarmfarm Posts: 997 Location: Holdenville, OK I personally like/ use the polos.. I get a better fit using polos than rear boots as one of mine is in between sizes on rear boots... just need to make sure they are wrapped properly etc. TheCowboysTrophyWife Posts: 1608 Location: Country Roads Take Me Home I, too, like using polos on the back. It just makes for a better fit. RoaniePonie11 I just recently sold all but one pair of my CE Legacy boots to switch to mainly polos. I now put CE boots on the front & wraps on the back because the ill fit on my mares rear legs (i believe) was causing weird swelling. She started getting widpuffs (shes 3 and doesnt get pushed) and I was NOT happy. I couldn’t for the life of me figure out why. I switched to polos and I believe it has helped a ton. A custom fit does wonders. Yes, they take much longer to put on but it makes me feel better knowing they “fit” BleuIdGrl Posts: 644 Location: Where ever there’s sunshine! Boots on the fronts polos on the back or polos al around. Polos are a more custom fit, not as hot and don’t let the dirt in, but take a while to put on until you learn how to do it. I’m not a big boot fan but I like them on the front as already

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stated they can take the blow from the back legs better. I’d use polos all around more often if I could find a set of four that were big enough for the back and small enough for the front. Boots just seem like they would itch to me and you have all that over lap running down the outside of the leg. makalantaylor Polos are great and I love to use them on the back, however if you choose to use them make sure you know the CORRECT way to wrap them. If they are not wrapped properly you can do more harm than good. CodaHonor I personally prefer boots all around because I know how to put them on properly. I do not know to to properly wrap polos and even if I did, I would constantly be worried that they would come undone or maybe I didn’t put them on perfectly or whatever. The boots just take away that worry. I really like the Iconoclast boots. Also, I don’t leave the boots on for long periods of time so I don’t worry about overheating the legs. missroselee I have done both off and on. I have now gone to nothing but polos. I have never really seen a pair of boots that fit a horse perfectly. I like with the polos that I get that custom fit, less sweat, less dirt. I’ve always wondered if the heavy boots ever interfere with mobility, but have never really substantiaed it way or another. You see top horses with both polos and boots. I’ve worn neoprene braces before for knees/ankles/etc and always thought they were irritating and uncomfortable....not saying my horse feels the same way but I like polos. If you learn how to use polos, don’t put them on until you are ready to warm up and run, and take them off after, just like you are supposed to do with boots. cyount2009 It doesn’t matter to me what you put on as long as either is put on correctly! It is a pet peeve of mine to see horses walking around with boots on the wrong legs or wraps pulled the wrong direction. It makes me want to approach the person that put them on and ask “Do you know those are on wrong? Do you know you are pulling the tendons, muscles and legiments the wrong direction and in-

creasing the risk of your horse getting hurt? You’re better off not putting anything on then doing it that way! Until you learn to put those on correctly your throwing your time and money out the window!” I think both boots and wraps are great tools as long as they used correctly! If you choose to use the wraps PLEASE educate yourself on the proper way to to put them on. It is a science and if it is done wrong it can result in injury! But that is true for boots too! Barrel_Racer_1699 Posts: 63 Location: Ava, MO I always just use sport boots all around my horses’ legs, but I would rather use splints then polos in most cases. I see quite a few people having to re-wrap the polos because they slip down their legs. And also I see some of them ductape the velcro to help stay but they still slip. Also, neither polos or splint boots support the suspensory ligiment. I would just much rather have sport boots. (: Just in my opinion though. carhartthoney4x4 Posts: 6587 Location: Willamette Valley, Oregon Yes! I don’t like wearing braces but I have cut down a polo to use it as a knee brace and it wasn’t bad...I’m about to buy some mini polos to have around for me! I am not opposed to boots, have lots of them, but I feel like polos fit better, breathe better and support just as well or better than boots...knowing how to put them on is definitely important!!! Timber Creek Posts: 603 Location: South Dakota I’ve been riding in boots but the other day I made two runs on deep sandy ground. I couldn’t believe all the sand that came out of those boots when I took them off. So basically he had to run his second run with a bunch of sand in his boots. I felt terrible and am thinking of going back to polos. luv2win Posts: 5015 Location: Texas Baby!! Polos for me all the way around!!! But I use actual polo wraps that polo players use....they are a bit stretchy and give AWESOME support!! I got them from my vet and they are great!! A bit on the pricy side but well worth it IMO!!

LAC Posts: 153 Location: North of the Mason Dixion Re: CodaHonor Totally Agree! sosfly Posts: 462 Location: Paducah, Ky So what is the correct way to put on polos willyturnit Posts: 6214 Location: Silex Missouri First, don’t just by any polo wraps. Buy them with elastic to them. I prefer the ones by Equi-Fit. I love them as they don’t gap around the fetlock area like a lot of polos without elastic to them do. Here is their decriptioin of them. ETA: I use Iconoclast boots front and back but when I have used polos this is what I use. Breathable EquiFit T-Sport Wraps provide maximum compression and support for your horse’s legs while at the same time transfering out heat and keeping your horse’s legs cool while at work. These technologically-advanced foam-lined wraps are made of composite materials combining open-celled, non-latex foam with high-quality fabrics - this unique combination was originally developed for certified human athletic trainers, PTs, and sports MDs. EquiFit T-Sport Wraps provide superior support, are non-slip without bulk, stretch and conform the the leg, and are great for schooling or showing. Use alone or combined with the EquiFit T-Foam bandange liners (when you need more support and protection than a regular polo can offer). Hand wash/ line dry. 9 feet long. Sold in sets of 2 wraps. Available in black or white (with white lining). ShiningSRanch You can find videos on youtube A-619 I love the Back On Track polos. Come in two lengths and have some elasticity to them

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As our Indiana IBRA members look towards the National Finals at Freedom Hall this is a good time to recap a very successful year for our membership. Our 2012 season started out with our fundraisers - first one was the National gate fundraiser which awarded 113 free stalls for our members at out state show Then came a successful tack sale fundraiser hosted by Chad & Kelly Bricker. All the hard work by the members and reps made the Indiana IBRA State Show a great success To recap the Winners of each class: 1D

Open class -saddle sponsored by Hoosier Park and Casino, rider was Lane Hornberger on Smooth Talkin Play. A big thank you goes to Kim Stalhiem for this sponsorship. 2D Open class -saddle sponsored by C Bar C was Angie Cunningham on Phil. A thank you goes to Kelly Bricker for this sponsorship. 3D Open class -saddle sponsored by Reveal 4 -N-1 was Lisa Thompson on Count N Roll UR Cash. A big thank you goes again to Kelly Bricker for this sponsorship 4D Open class -saddle sponsored by TuffRock America & QHRAI was Jessica Kramer on 6-Pack. Another big Thank you goes to Kim Stalhiem and Missy Bourdon for this saddle sponsorship. Winners of the Youth barrels: 1D Cheyanna Patrick on Hays Victory Eye, 2D Dylan Moore on Rowdy, 3D Libby Murley on Skeeter. Masters barrels: 1D Gina Bennett on Rastis, 2D Lisa Thompson on Count M Roll Ur Cash, Terri Wilson on Mr Chill Wills. Even with tractor problems the Indiana members positive attitudes made our state show great! And I will never be able to Thank everyone who stepped up and helped. Here is wishing all the IBRA members good luck. See ya in KY. Linda

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Pennsylvania members from both the East & West came together on August 4th & 5th for their 2012 State Finals which was held at Diamond 7 Arena in Dillsburg, PA. This year’s State Final was sponsored by Dave Shockey Auto Body & Sheetz, Inc. We started the weekend off with a Calcutta with parents trying to be the high bidders on their Pee Wee riders! Jade Wirick riding Apache won the class of five riders. Kip Kerstetter was the high bidder of this team and donated the money he won back to the Pee Wee riders! Pee Wee riders also receive a bag full of goodies for their efforts!

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On Saturday we had 147 riders in the Open which was won by Rachael Owens on Need Cash Badly, she ran a time of 15.107. The 2D Open was won by Bobby Eisler, Jr. riding Panama Fast As U, the 3D was won by East Rep, Gay Yorlets riding Primetime Ferrari, & the 4D was won by Brittany Bonneau riding Romeo. In a class of 36 Youth riders, Rachael Owens came back to win it on the same horse with a time of 15.190. The Youth 2D was won by Chasey Wain riding Texas, and the 3D winner was Krista Feaser riding Isle Be Seeing You. The West Rep, Shana Grow won the Master class of 40 riders, riding Smokin Pay Day with a time of 15.141. The Master 2D was won by Ginny Bowman riding Jesse, and the 3D winner was Lorraine King on ST Cinnamon. On Saturday all division winners that were members received Wild Cards.

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Shana Grow was the top money earner from the weekend riding her gelding Smokin Pay Day. Shana won the Masters on Saturday and then won the Open & Masters on Sunday. - Photo by Puhl’s Photography

State Director, Michele Dibert presenting Jessica Fey & Possum the Target buckle that was sponsored by Frontier Trophy Buckles. - Photo by Puhl’s Photography

We came back on Sunday for the fastest time of the weekend ran by West Rep, Shana Grow riding Smokin Pay Day. Shana won the Open of 86 riders, with a time of 14.929 which was close to the arena record. The Open 2D was won by Melinda Buterbaugh riding Bill, the 3D was won by Billy Frey riding Menudo Dry Doc, & the 4D was won by Caroline Van Pelt riding Peps Snickers Bar. We had 23 riders in the Youth class which was won by Nicole Valeri riding McNative posting a time of 15.485. The 2D Youth class was won by Gabrielle Nichelson riding Zep, & the 3D was won by Kylee Kurtz on Frankie. There were 29 riders in the Master class which won by our top rider of the weekend, Shana Grow riding Smokin Pay Day posting another “smokin” time of 14.975. The Master 2D was won by Jason Kutz riding Jet, & coming back for a repeat 3D win was Lorraine King riding ST Cinnamon. All riders on Sunday were awarded buckets donated by Wright’s Milling that had gift certificates from CSI Pads & Addictive Apparel, bottles of Healthy Haircoat, & travel mugs donated by First National Bank.

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Frontier Trophy Buckles sponsored our Target Race this year at the Finals. With having a very close margin of .019, Jessica Fey on Possum won it over the State Director, Michele Dibert riding Mr. Castenada with a margin of a .029. I appreciate everyone that supported this year’s Final. Thank you to all the members & their families for helping out by setting barrels, dragging the ring, working the entry stand, working the gate, or helping with the silent auction or selling 50/50 tickets. Please take the time to check out our 2012 sponsors on the website and thank everyone who has contributed to this year’s awards! I couldn’t give out the awards I do without these great supporters! Our next big event is the 2012 IBRA National Finals being held in Louisville, KY. By the way it sounds Pennsylvania will once again have one of the largest groups of members attending this event! I want to wish you all safe traveling & “Good Luck”. PA will be holding two fundraisers during the week. We will be teaming up with Kentucky again this year and sponsoring a Target Race to win a trophy Pro Rider saddle. Please don’t forget to sign up to have a chance to win! PA East will be doing a RCA Flat Screen TV with DVD player raffle which the 502-239-4000 office 502-239-4100 fax Shane@ibra.us

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I want to thank everyone for their support over the years! I have tried my hardest to make the right decisions to benefit all members! This state has the best group of members that anyone could ever ask for! Let’s make 2013 an even better year! I welcome any suggestions or comments, just send me an email, text, or call. I also want to thank my reps that have been a huge help this past year…Shirley Blauser, Gay Yorlets, Brenda Herman, Shana Grow, & Tanya Konopinski. I also would like to thank our Youth Directors for their help…Bailey Jo Angleo, Cassidy Feaser, & Casey Eckenrode. Please don’t forget to check out our Facebook page too for information & updates!

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TN IBRA State Finals - August 17-19, 2012, Murfreesboro, TN Pictures by Puhl’s Photography TN IBRA held its 2012 State Finals in Murfreesboro, TN on August 17 and 18th. This years state was a huge success. We crowned 10 State Champions from the East and 10 State Champions from the West. Almost $23,000 in prize money was won and over $10,000 in awards were handed out. Awards came were from Custom Tack, Frontier Buckles, KO Trading, Kent Logan Tack, Lonestar Silversmiths, Pro Equine, Carroll Leather Co., Ronald & Terri Collins, Cowhide Customs, and Chili’s Gift Cards for the 10 & Under barrel racers. Friday Open 1D 1 Perks Panita, Laurie Cooper, 14.565, $436.26, 2 Bug Ya For Moolah, Christina Dusendang, 14.663, $327.20, 3 Sweet Defi nition, Mendy Williams, 14.695, $272.66, 4 Jettin Honor, Marne Loosenort, 14.75, $218.13, 5 Dashin Live Rockette, Jamie Cagle, 14.78, $181.78, 6 PT Nonstop Perks, Marne Loosenort, 14.782, $145.42, 7 Blare, Marne Loosenort, 14.784, $127.24, 8 Heza Runnin Fool, Tammi Burke, 14.832, $109.07, 2D 1 TM Check My Drift, Marne Loosenort, 15.066, $373.94, 2 LP Angel Boy, Megan Barnwell, 15.067, $280.45, 3 Jet, Carol Reece, 15.08, $233.71, 4 Look N Sharp, Tammi Burke, 15.088, $186.97, 5 TK Kayleeblushing Bug, Marne Loosenort, 15.097, $155.81, 6 KK Hawkie Baby, Ragan McFall, 15.098, $124.65, 7 Sheza Easy Runaway, Corey Breedlove, 15.113, $109.07, 3D 1 MC Southern Sensation, Melanie Crites, 15.597, $249.29, 2 Indy Turbo Charger, Lana Blankenship, 15.609, $186.97, 3 I Am A Chance Of Honor, Mari Garner, 15.612, $155.81, 4 Dust Devil Twister, Corey Adkins, 15.643, $124.65, 5 One Slick Sugar, Kalab Ferrell, 15.648, $103.87,

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Friday Masters 1D 1 Redmans Impression, Walta Patt, 15.019, $89.04, 2 VF Chick or Duck, Jamie Garrett, 15.035, $66.78 ,3 Jet, Carol Reece, 15.08, $44.52, 4 Koko’s Connection, Carol Stanley, 15.167, $22.26, 2D 1 A Touch of Black Magic, Beth Strahan, 16.063, $53.42 ,2 Stylish Connection, Carol Stanley, 16.075, $40.07, 3 Money, Felicia Carlton, 16.087, $26.71, 4 Streakin, Felicia Carlton, 16.124, $13.36, 3D 1 Leos Little Bo Jet, Diane Moschera, 17.038, $38.55, 2 Lucky, Michelle Burton, 17.668, $29.65, 3 Clocks A Tickin, Reba Ketcham, 20.331, $20.75 (continued) Saturday Open 1D 1 Bug Ya For Moolah, Christina Dusendang, 14.401, $1,071.53, 2 Blue Ribbon Brownie, Grant Patterson, 14.654, $779.30, 3 Easy Down Honor, Marne Loosenort, 14.686, $584.47, 4 Blare, Marne Loosenort, 14.687, $535.77, 5 VF Chick or Duck, Jamie Garrett, 14.724, $438.35, 6 Sharp And Sassy, Rhoda Hall, 14.762, $389.65, 7 BJ, Niki Shanks, 14.781, $340.94, 8 VF A Smokin Duck, Andy Wininger, 14.789, $292.24, 9 Waltz Rock In Roll, Trevor Pruitt, 14.79, $243.53, 10 Stickman, Brian Harper, 14.82, $194.82, 2D 1 One Slick Sugar, Kalab Ferrell, 14.91, $918.46, 2 TK Kayleeblushing Bug, Marne Loosenort, 14.934, $667.97, 3 Blue Duck, Nellie Miller, 14.936, $500.98, 4 Bully By Design, Clint Sherlin, 14.939, $459.23, 5 TM Check My Drift, Marne Loosenort, 14.986, $375.73, 6 Raisen Honor, Laurie Cooper, 14.99, $333.98, 7 PT Nonstop Perks, Marne Loosenort, 15.012, $292.24, 8 Sweet Defi nition, Mendy Williams, 15.018, $250.49, 9 Dash N Sparks, Sarah Attea, 15.032, $208.74, 10 McB Sunkinda Pistol, Heidi Horchen, 15.038, $166.99, 3D 1 Little Miss Stacey, Lea Ann Stahr, 15.412, $612.30, 2 Rita, Katie Phillips, 15.434, $445.31, 3 HF ImaCoolFrostyMug, Mandy Willis, 15.437, $333.98, 4 Easy Dashers, Charles Crider, 15.438, $306.15, 5 A Sharp Captain Biankus, Lindsey Ricketts, 15.442, $236.58, 5 Rockys Red Glare, Ragan McFall, 15.442, $236.58, 7 Hannah Montana, Kelly Stewart, 15.444, $194.82, 8 Hot Rod, Tiffany Franklin, 15.449, $166.99, 9 Little Cheater, Kelvin Cheatham, 15.465, $139.16, 10 Nash, Jimmy Cagle, 15.47, $111.33, 4D 1 Skip, Alex Dollar, 16.409, $459.23, 2 Richard, Fred Reese, 16.421, $333.98, 3 Bo, Sara Proctor, 16.468, $250.49, 4 BKO Cash N Effort, Bobby Pruitt, 16.469, $229.61, 5 Frenchmans Romance, Corey Breedlove, 16.478, $187.87, 6 Blaze, Brittanie Kimsey, 16.484, $166.99, 7 Dodley Did It, Andy Whipkey, 16.488, $146.12, 8 Dixie, Tessa Banks, 16.502, $125.24, 9 Kiss This Flit, Rae Scott, 16.554, $104.37, 10 Fist Full Of Fame, Brittany Aaron, 16.569, $83.50

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I would like to thank all our sponsors for their support of the TN IBRA State Finals. The donation or sponsorship that your company gave was greatly appreciated. I hope to continue to be able to work with you in the near future. Again Thanks to our Sponsors— Harry Blackwell Motors, Ron & Janie Patterson, Animal Krackers, Tennessee Farmer’s Co-op, Franklin Horse Supply, Wilson County Motors, Tri-Green Equipment, Huntingdon Animal Clinic, Reveal4-N-1, Double R TACK, Shomaker Farms, L&W Western Store, 4 W Tack & Western Store, Eddie & Sara Proctor, Chris & Carol Ann Coffey, Plenty Tiny Ranch, Wininger Quarter Horses, Cook Farms, Mayfield Veterinary Clinic, James Denton Horse Shoeing, BACO Inc, Cowgirl Tuff Co, Four Forty Farms, Best Ever Pads, Miss Me Jeans, Trails Western Store, Betty’s Boots, Red Barn Ranch, United Vet Equine, The Tarp Shop, Taylor Creek Horses, Buffalo Trails Western Wear, Equine Services, Edwards Feeds, Mark Rodewald, Terri Collins, Janie Patterson, Jayma Shomaker, Katie Brooks, Christy Kurck, Breezy Smith, Pat Freels, and last but not least thanks to all the volunteers who helped, pitched in, set barrels, unlocked stalls and to my GREAT OFFICE STAFF and GROUND CREW(Tommy Lynch, John Michael Poss, and Justin Stewart)!! A huge thank you to Puhl’s Photography for taking pictures and the live webcast that was provided.

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Saturday Youth 1D 1 Waltz Rock In Roll, Trevor Pruitt, 14.79, $213.80, 2 Ruby, Sydney Thompson, 14.921, $178.16, 3 Wonder If Shes Sweet, Kalab Ferrell, 14.922, $142.53, 4 One Slick Sugar, Kalab Ferrell, 14.962, $106.90, 5 Ace, Brittany Anthony, 15.138, $71.27, 2D 1 Misty, Brittany Anthony, 15.821, $128.28, 2 Judy, Lily Phillips, 15.839, $106.90, 3 VL Lady Freedom, Stephen Terry, 15.932, $85.52, 4 DJ, Paige Cooper, 15.952, $64.14, 5 KK Hawkie Baby, Ragan McFall, 15.993, $42.76, 3D 1 TNT MS Dynomite, Breezie Nowlin, 17.044, $85.52, 2 Miley, Katie Bates, 17.213, $71.27, 3 Blac, Sydney Brown, 17.578, $57.01, 4 Boomer, Alyssa Simons, 17.646, $42.76, 5 Shes A Sockett Too, Casey Settlemire, 17.719, $28.51 Saturday Masters 1D 1 VF Chick or Duck, Jamie Garrett, 14.724, $207.78, 2 Sharp And Sassy, Rhoda Hall, 14.762, $155.84, 3 Redmans Impression, Walta Patt, 14.814, $103.89, 4 Stickman, Brian Harper, 14.82, $51.95, 2D 1 Holly, Bobbie McDaniel, 15.894, $124.67, 2 Stylish Connection, Carol Stanley, 16.049, $93.50, 3 Miss Howies Money, Jewel Gessler, 16.062, $62.33, 4 Nickys Dark Jack, Nola Gay, 16.16,

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Kentucky State Show Liberty, KY August 24-26, 2012 Pictures by Puhl’s Photography

Friday Open 1D 1st, Chris Coffey , Steaking Romance, 15.287, 2nd, Mendy Williams, Sweet Definition, 15.294, 3rd, Nellie Miller, Blue Duck, 15.404, 4th, Janis Wagner, Reneoni, 15.491, 4th, Trevor Pruitt, Walts Rockin Roll, 15.491, 5th, John Stubbs, Rowdy , 15.500, 2D 1st, Billy Hatzman , Bandito, 15.791, 2nd, Clint Grace, Stompin Out The Fire , 15.824, 3rd, Bryan Isham , Special , 15.832, 4th, Tory Tate, Clue , 15.902, 5th, Alexa McWilliams, Lighting Sugar Bell, 15.923, 6th, Emma Gutzweiler, Blue Gold Shadow, 15.929, 3D 1st, Jimmie Sue Bible , Roxanne, 16.289, 2nd, Jennifer Butcher, Cricket to the Moon, 16.297, 3rd, Chris Hancock, Cash Money , 16.302, 4th, Lexus Gonterman, Ms. Suzie, 16.336, 5th, Terri Freeman , Frenchmans Burley , 16.343, 6th, Alexa McWilliams, Easy Wheelbound, 16.383, 4D 1st, Nathan Batey , Sis, 17.342, 2nd, Lindsey Wooldridge , Tuff, 17.359, 3rd, Kaleb Ray , Top That Charm , 17.420, 4th, Kelly Swire , Frosty Roan Cow , 17.432, 5th, Alfie Sanders, Smarty , 17.442, 6th, John Stanley , Bar, 17.456 Saturday Youth 1D 1st, Trevor Pruitt, Walts Rockin Roll , 15.138, 2nd, Caitlin Lamb , Rockingalena , 15.333, 3rd, Summer Shafer, High On A Stone, 15.403, 4th, Taylor Turner, Bernie , 15.437, 2D 1st, Emma Gutzweiler, Shorty , 16.169, 2nd, Madison Harrison, Jackie , 16.19, 3rd, Heather Ray , Derby , 16.255, 4th, Channing McWilliams, Carman Jo Butlertime, 16.286, 3D 1st, Madison Harrison, Little Mac , 17.256, 2nd, Sharaya Cox , Doc’s Skeet Peppy , 17.298, 3rd, Codi Edmiston, Princess, 17.344, 4th, Brittany Smith , Champ , 17.347 Saturday Open 1D 1st, Trevor Pruitt, Walts Rockin Roll , 15.138, 2nd, Mendy Williams , Sweet Definition, 15.16, 3rd, Chris Coffey , Streaking Romance , 15.183, 4th, Nellie Miller, Blue Duck , 15.192, 5th, Kristi Skimehorn, Streaker, 15.211, 6th, Janis Wagner , Reneoni, 15.218,

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Poco Dealer , 16.148, 3rd, Jessica Mogge, Gabby , 16.166, 4th, Melissa Gonterman, Rocky , 16.17, 5th, Emma Gutzweiler, Shorty , 16.199, 6th, Jessie Gonterman , Chick , 16.205, 7th, Angi Isham , Flicka, 16.219, 4D 1st, Lisa Riply , Ginger Chex Star , 17.19, 2nd, Alicia Richardson, Missy , 17.222, 3rd, Shelby Mogge, Belle , 17.264, 4th, Sharaya Cox , Doc’s Skeet Peppy , 17.266, 5th, Kim Childress, Justus, 17.287, 6th, Randa Ballenger, Steel , 17.344, 7th, Paige Eldridge , Pepper, 17.46 Saturday Masters 1D 1st, Chris Coffey , StreaKing Romance , 15.183, 2nd, Janis Wagner , Reneoni, 15.218, 3rd, Chuck Wathen , JA Hot Dash , 15.278, 2D 1st, Billy Tate, Romeo, 16.298, 2nd, Denise Ray , FM, 16.358, 3rd, Tommy Stinson , Tiny , 16.593, 3D 1st, Elaine Mudd, Reba, 17.795, 2nd, Ronnie Smith , Rockie, 18.153 Sunday Youth 1D 1st, Trevor Pruitt, Walts Rockin Roll , 14.912, 2nd, William Ball, May B Noble , 15.056, 3rd, Sydney West, Bugzi, 15.11, 4th, Taylor Turner, Bernie , 15.281, 2D 1st, Taylor Turner, Stinger, 15.931, 2nd, William Ball, Wrangler, 16.031, 3rd, Haley Fauste , Howie , 16.062, 4th, Channing McWilliams, Carman Jo Butlertime, 16.1, 3D 1st, Lindsey Wooldridge , Tuff, 16.919, 2nd, Brittany Smith , Champ , 16.988, 3rd, Shelby Mogge , Belle , 16.99, 4th, Heather Ray , Katima , 17.189 Sunday Open 1D 1st, Trevor Pruitt, Walts Rockin Roll, 14.912, 2nd, Janis Wagner, Reneoni, 15.099, 3rd, Ellen Ellis, Dashing Traveler, 15.145, 4th, Clint Grace, Oughta Do Good, 15.196, 5th, William Ball, May B Noble , 15.25, 6th, Janis Wagner, Bullioni, 15.254, 2D 1st, Kristi Skimehorn, Tick , 15.459, 2nd, Morgan Jones,

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Money Makin Jet , 15.459, 3rd, Will Bingham , Heza Shawnee Bayou, 15.459, 4th, Missy Gonterman , Angel , 15.487, 5th, Lucas Monroe , Flower, 15.542, 6th, Morgan Jones, Jens Ky Jet , 15.57, 3D 1st, Billy Hatzman , Bandito , 15.916, 2nd, Haley Fauste, Howie , 15.925, 3rd, Terri Freeman , Frenchman’s Burley , 15.954, 4th, Will Bingham , Famous Shawnee Bug , 15.971, 5th, Jessica Johnson, Lotta Smokin Splash , 15.983, 6th, Nick Bauerle, Winnie, 16.019, 4D 1st, Todd Ray , Top That Charm , 16.913, 2nd, Jessica Mogge, Gabby , 16.959, 3rd, Shelby Mogge , Belle, 16.967, 4th, Joe Dirolf, Colonel, 17.04, 5th, Lisa Riply , Ginger Chex Star , 17.051, 6th, Tommy Stinson, Tiny , 17.177 Sunday Masters 1D 1st, Janis Wagner, Reneoni , 15.099, 2nd, Janis Wagner, Bullioni , 15.254, 3rd, Chuck Wathen , JA Hot Dash , 15.259, 2D 1st, Doug Berry , Easily Burnin Money , 16.109, 2nd, Tammy Smith , Stormy , 16.111, 3rd, Doug Berry , Ima Honor Bound Too (Honor) , 16.478, 3D 1st, Bill Tate , Romeo, 17.191, 2nd, Ronnie Smith , Sonny , 17.289, 3rd, Collette Ward, Spyder, 17.621

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escribing directions to Saratoga Race Course, Red Smith once wrote, “From New York City you drive north for about 175 miles, turn left on Union Avenue and go back 100 years.” Today’s world of GPS devices and Google Maps may lend many alternate routes, however no matter which is chosen, the final destination is always a step back in time. Counter-clockwise from above: One year after its inaugural meet, Saratoga moved across the street to establish its permanent location; Turbulent Descent focuses on the task at hand prior to the start of The Ballerina (Gr. 1); Capturing her fourth career Grade 1 Victory, Turbulent Descent wins The Ballerina with John Velazquez up; Zagora and jockey Ramon Dominguez fly around the Saratoga inner turf course while winning The Ballston Spa (Gr. 2) in track record time; Alan Garcia guides New York bred, Willy Beamin, to win The Foxwoods King’s Bishop (Gr. 1) a mere three days after the duo won the Albany Stakes at Saratoga; After a slow start, Contested, with Rafael Bejarano up, rallies late to win the The Test (Gr. 1);

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For many, Saratoga is an annual pilgrimage that reminds us of what once was, when life seemed simpler and the horse was the embodiment of that reality. Today, little has changed at Saratoga and every summer in late July it reopens its gates and allows people the chance to capture the experiences previous generations were afforded. Join this pilgrimage and photo journey (August 23-26, 2012) back to a place where the horse is king and time has chosen to ignore.

Past & Present Clockwise from top: The wares of a barn on the main track backstretch; Taking a bath is part of the daily routine in the life of a racehorse; Every horse knows there is nothing like a good roll to get nice and dirty after a bath; A summer sunset’s warm glow retells the timelessness of Saratoga; Hotwalking after a morning workout; Although no longer used to stable horses, places such as barn 43 (possibly part of the original track from 1863) have a presence and remind us that Saratoga is history… and Man o’ War once walked here; The Horse Haven Track near the Oklahoma Training Track is a remnant or the original track used during the first Saratoga race meet in 1863. Appearing to be nothing more than a simple unpaved oval-shaped road, many people will walk down its path and not realize the storied treasure beneath their feet;

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At the height of the American Civil War and one month after the Battle of Gettysburg, Saratoga Race Course held its inaugural meet in America’s first resort town, named for its naturally occurring mineral springs, Saratoga Springs, NY. Beginning on August 3, 1863 and lasting only four days, the meet was held at the old Saratoga Trotting Course. Known today as Horse Haven, it is a remnant of the original track and still exists on Saratoga’s Oklahoma backstretch. The inaugural meet was successful and on August 26, 1863, the Saratoga Racing Association was formed to develop the future of Saratoga or “The Spa” as it would later become nicknamed. That following year Saratoga moved across Union Avenue to its present location. While the first meet lasted only four days, the Saratoga race meet has since evolved to one of the most prestigious in American racing and lasts a total of 40 days beginning each year in late July and ending in early September. Racing at Saratoga is so grand that in 2012, the tracks 149th year, a total of 54 stakes races were held

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Clockwise from top: The historic Oklahoma Training Track and a few of its neighboring barns; Enjoying a bite to eat in a true Horse Haven; Horses enjoy the Saratoga scene and realize it likely didn’t look much different even 100 years ago

of which 35 were of the graded variety. To put this in perspective, many entire states have either a small handful or altogether no graded stakes races while Saratoga itself has four Grade 3’s, 15 Grade 2’s and an astonishing 16 Grade 1’s (the highest level of American racing). In fact, on Travers weekend alone, there was one Grade 2 and five Grade 1 races (all of which are captured photographically within this article). Likely due to the tremendous competition yielded at its high class racing meet, Saratoga has been the site of many historic defeats of great horses including Man o’ War, Secretariat and Gallant Fox. Subsequently, Saratoga earned the title “The Graveyard of Champions” as races at the historic venue truly present some of the toughest challenges any horse might ever encounter.

Aside from the action on the main track, Saratoga is also known for its legendary Oklahoma Training Track that sits close to the site of the original meet. Here, every morning beginning at 5:30am, horses emerge from rustic barns and and set foot on the track to train amidst a spectacular foggy backdrop that epitomizes the soul of the L to R: Trees canopy Clare Saratoga experience.

Court and the main track backstretch; Clare Court, on the main track backstretch was built in 1902 to be August Belmont Jr.’s (Man o’ War’s breeder) private training facility.

Today, “The Spa” remains the oldest modern sports venue in the United States and continues to observe many of its traditions from years past including charms such as allowing anyone to reserve their seat by merely leaving a newspaper upon it. In one year, Saratoga will celebrate its 150th anniversary with the hope that the next 150 years will be as wonderful as the first.

Clare Court

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Saratoga

Hall of Fame

Left to right above: The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame resides in Saratoga Springs, NY just across the street from Saratoga Race Course. Each year new members are inducted into the Hall of Fame which recognizes the greatest horses, jockeys and trainers to ever participate within the sport of Thoroughbred Racing. A statue of the great racehorse, Seasbiscuit, sits outside to welcome fans to enter; Within the Museum and Hall of Fame’s courtyard, a statue of Secretariat honors the legendary horse

“Oklahoma”

Clockwise: Around the turn and through the fog. Early mornings at the Oklahoma Training Track are known for their hazy backdrop that is another token of the Saratoga setting; Early to rise and off to work at the Oklahoma Training Track; Appreciating another morning at Saratoga’s Oklahoma Training Track; Opened in 1904, the Oklahoma Training Track sits across Union Avenue from the main track. The name “Oklahoma” came from the perception that it felt like a long way from the main track

The Mosstest Hoss That Ever Was

Forever linked together, the presence of Man o’ War is felt at Saratoga. From the winding pathway that is Man o’ War Way to the affectionately named Big Red Spring and the Travers trophy that is named the Man o’ War Cup, it is clear that Man o’ War was and remains part of Saratoga. Sired by the mighty Fair Play and out of the dam Mahubah, Man o’ War was born March 29, 1917. Bred and originally owned by August Belmont Jr., Man o’ War found his way to Saratoga when he was sold at the 1918 yearling sale to Samuel Riddle for $5,000. One year later, Man o’ War would begin a career that catapulted him into the racing stratosphere. Man o’ War, who was nicknamed “Big Red” or just “Red” due to his bright chestnut coat, raced a total of 21 times (six at Saratoga), winning 20 and finishing second just once. His lone loss came as a two-year-old in the Sanford Memorial Stakes at…Saratoga. To this day there are multiple opinions as to why Red lost. While some believe his jockey,

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Johnny Loftus, purposely lost the race, others claim Man o’ War was facing the wrong direction when the race started (there were no starting gates in 1919, instead horses lined up behind a long thin net called the “barrier” that was lifted to start the race). Nonetheless, although closing fast, and by some accounts taking the lead shortly after the finish, Man o’ War lost the Sanford by ½ length. That day, the horse that beat Man o’ War was the appropriately named, Upset. Still, the Big Red horse would set the racing world on fire. During his illustrious career Man o’ War won prestigious races including the Hopeful Stakes, Preakness, Belmont Stakes, Travers and Jockey Club Gold Cup among many others. His other accomplishments include setting eight speed records, winning one race by an astonishing 100 lengths and defeating the first Triple Crown winner, Sir Barton, in a match race. Many of these feats occurred while carrying significantly more weight than his opponents as a handicap measure.

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Man o’ War Way

Clockwise: Walking in the footsteps of legend, horses venture down Man o’ War Way to enter the Saratoga paddock; The winding path of Man o’ War Way; Watching the horses walk down Man o’ War Way;

Man o’ War retired from racing at the end of 1920 and eventually entertained countless visitors at Riddle’s Faraway Farm. There, he developed a bond with his devoted groom, Will Harbut, who famously said of Man o’ War, “he’s just the mosstest hoss that ever was.” Red was extremely successful at stud and sired a Triple Crown winner, War Admiral. Even in retirement, Big Red’s fame was so profound that his 21st birthday celebration was nationally broadcast via radio. On November 1, 1947 Man o’ War died at the age of 30 years old. He is believed to be the first horse ever to be embalmed and his funeral was broadcast on national radio. Today, he is buried at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. In 1999, The Blood-Horse named Man o’ War #1 on the Top 100 Race-

The People

horses of the 20th Century.

The Travers

The Travers is a $1,000,000 Grade 1 Thoroughbred race run at 1 ¼ miles on dirt that, much like the three races that make up the Triple Crown, is restricted to three-year-olds. In fact, some even refer to the Travers as the “Fourth Jewel of the Triple Crown.” Initially first run in 1864, the race is named after the original president

Clockwise from above left: Fans enjoy breakfast at Saratoga while watching the horses workout in the morning; As a historical resort town and summer destination, Saratoga Springs, NY brings out a classic style in many; Happiness is destined to ensue when you befriend a horse; A painter depicts his version of the Saratoga paddock; Attempting to do a little handicapping and pick the Travers winner; Fans gather in anticipation of a race

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Saratoga

Clockwise from top: A run down the Saratoga backstretch; Turning for home horses hear the cheers that urge them to victory; One of the main entrances to the track. Jockey statues are painted to recognize each of the Grade 1 race winners from the previous year’s meet. In 2012 there were 16 Grade 1 Races run at the 40 day Saratoga meet; A statue in the Saratoga paddock immortalizes 1993 Travers winner, Sea Hero; An outrider and lead pony guide horse and jockey to the starting gate; A lead pony donning a Saratoga saddlecloth

of the Saratoga Racing Association, William Travers and is the oldest stakes race for three-year-olds in American Thoroughbred Racing. In the 148 years since its inception, the Travers has been run in all but six years (1896, 18981900, 1911 and 1912). The race is the centerpiece of the prestigious Saratoga meet and is often referred to as “The Mid-Summer Derby.” Each year the Travers winner is awarded the Man o’ War Cup and the owner’s silks are subsequently painted on a jockey statue that resides in the Saratoga paddock and a canoe that floats on a pond in the infield. Notable horse to win the Travers include William Travers own horse, Kentucky, who won the first edition of the race in 1864, Hin-

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The Beauty

Saratoga

Story & Photos by: Steve Heuertz

The Atmosphere

Dynamic Duo

Earlier this year, many racing fans, experts and handicappers believed the field heading into the Kentucky Derby was one of the deepest groups of sophomores in recent memory. Of the 20 horses that entered the Kentucky Derby starting gate, one horse asserted himself to the absolute top of the division when he won both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes and bid to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. Alas, history was not meant to be as dual classic champion, I’ll Have Another, was scratched from the Belmont Stakes and retired the day before he was given his chance at racing immortality.

Left to Right from above: Flying around the clubhouse turn; Stopping for directions; Strumming a few notes for the patrons; Watching a race from the picnic area behind the grandstand; Either a jockey in the making or maybe just having a little Saratoga fun; Sam the Bugler calls the horses to the post prior to each race at Saratoga; Big Red Spring (named after Man o’ War), near the Saratoga paddock. The name Saratoga Springs, NY is derived from the existence of mineral springs in the region

doo (1881), Man o’ War (1920), Native Dancer (1953), Sword Dancer (1959), Buckpasser (1966), Damascus (1967), Alydar (1978), Easy Goer (1989), Holy Bull (1994) and Point Given (2001). However, only one horse in history has been able to win the Triple Crown and complete the “superfecta” with a win in the Travers. Whirlaway accomplished this remarkable feat for the legendary Calumet Farm in 1941.

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Since then, the deep group of three-year-olds has dramatically thinned as other prominent stars including Union Rags (Belmont Stakes winner), Bodemeister (2nd in Kentucky Derby and Preakness) and Hansen (Eclipse Award winning two-year-old male) have also retired and newer star Paynter (Haskell Invitational winner) was also temporarily out of training. The result left many wondering exactly how the Travers field would end up shaping.

Despite the changes in the three-year-old division, eleven other horses sought their own opportunity for stardom with a potential victory in the Travers. Fresh off his win in the Jim Dandy (Gr. 2) at Saratoga (the local prep for the Travers), Alpha was installed as the 5-2 morning line favorite and looked the role of Travers champion as he was part of that original group that spoke of depth in the division earlier in the year.

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Left to Right from above: Travers (Gr. 1) morning line favorite and Jim Dandy (Gr. 2) winner, Alpha, walks in the paddock prior to the race while trainer, Kiaran McLaughlin, watches; Golden Ticket, with David Cohen up, steps onto the Saratoga main track during the Travers post parade; Coming down to the wire, it’s too close to call! Hold all tickets, it’s a Photo Finish!; Golden Ticket (3) leads but Ramon Dominguez urges Alpha (6) to fight back and run down the “Upset” minded longshot; A Dead Heat in the Travers! Not even a glimmer of daylight can separate Golden Ticket and Alpha as they share the 143rd renewal of “The Mid-Summer Derby”; Alpha awaits his turn to wear the Travers garland as Golden Ticket tries it on for size; The connections of both horses share their Travers triumph as jockey’s David Cohen and Ramon Dominguez hoist the Man o’ War Cup together

A Dead Heat!!

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Saratoga

Travers Tradition

Story & Photos by: Steve Heuertz

Left to Right: Traditionally, the Travers winning horse has their owner’s silks painted on a jockey statue that resides in the Saratoga paddock. This year a second statue had to be recruited to recognize the Travers twosome; Like the jockey statue, the Travers winner has their owner’s silks painted on this canoe within the Saratoga infield. A second canoe will be added to the pond this year to honor both horses

Personal Ensign

After breaking from the gate, Alpha and jockey Ramon Dominguez were able to establish a comfortable position running third while stalking just outside pace-setter Speightscity and Stealcase. However, just to Alpha’s inside and running in fourth position, 31-1 shot Golden Ticket and jockey David Cohen clung to the rail in ground-saving fashion. The field maintained this position down the backstretch until Alpha hooked outside Stealcase and made a move for the lead heading into the final turn. He quickly corralled the 23-1 shot and set his sights on Speightcity with a move four-wide at the top of the stretch. Tiring, Speightcity couldn’t withstand the charge and Alpha overtook the lead for a brief moment until Golden Ticket shot up the inside rail and surged to the front. With one furlong to go, Golden Ticket appeared to have opened up on Alpha, but the determined morning line favorite fought back and made up an entire length on the leader in the final yards of the race. When Alpha and Golden Ticket hit the wire, the Saratoga crowd realized they had absolutely no idea who had won the race. Immediately the word “Photo” pulsated on the infield tote board and the racing world waited for 2 ½ minutes until an explosion of sound ensued from the 46,528 in attendance as track announcer Tom Durkin announced, “It’s a Dead Heat in the Travers!”

Above: 2011 3-Year-Old Female Eclipse Award winner, Royal Delta, is saddled by her Hall of Fame trainer, Bill Mott, prior to the start of The Personal Ensign Invitational (Gr. 1);And they’re off in the Personal Ensign! As the field breaks from the gate, It’s Tricky (1) takes a bad step and stumbles. It’s Tricky is able to safely regain her footing and rally to finish 3rd in the race despite her troubled start

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Of those cheering were two men that traced a friendship back to growing up together in Lexington, KY. Kiaran McLaughlin and Kenny McPeek had just witnessed history in the first dead heat in the Travers since Attila and Acrobat crossed the wire together in 1874. However, that year a runoff was held after the race with Attila winning and officially claiming the Travers victory. McLaughlin

Saratoga

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and McPeek though wouldn’t witness a repeat of the 1874 outcome. Instead, today they would become more than childhood friends as they now became linked as the two trainers to finish in a dead heat in one of America’s most historic and prestigious races. For McLaughlin, he had Alpha to thank for this honor and for McPeek, the same gratitude owed to Golden Ticket. Prior to the Travers, people were wondering what might have been had the likes of I’ll Have Another, Union Rags, Bodemesiter, Hansen or Paynter made the race. However, 2 ½ minutes afterward, as horse racing often does, there were no more wishes or regrets. No, those feelings had been replaced by the realization that what had just been witnessed was a far greater imagination. Love and Pride is the darling of the Personal Ensign as she wins it with John Velazquez up

Until Next Year…

On September 3, 2012, the Saratoga race meet concluded, just over one week after the dramatic Travers dead heat. The delightfully sweet 40-day race meet is a magic elixir that leaves you satisfied yet perpetually craving your next bite. Still, while the gates close and the horses and people move elsewhere, the memories of a Saratoga summer live within the hearts of many and provide a little extra warmth during those coldest of winter days. That is, until next July, when that cold is long gone and for the 150th time Saratoga will once again embark on a journey back in time. Steve Heuertz Bio

Steve Heuertz; Steve’s horse and loyal friend,

Cowboy, a 17-year-old, Red Dun Quarter Horse It started with a horse named Cowboy. Disregarded and discounted, this nine-year-old Red Dun Quarter Horse left his life as a ranch horse in South Dakota and ventured a new path into the life of Steve Heuertz in 2004. Shortly thereafter, a bond was formed that fully catapulted Steve into the world of the horse where he became fascinated with the wonderful capabilities of this majestic animal. Of particular interest were the speed, endurance and competitive spirit demonstrated by the equine heroes within the sport of Thoroughbred Racing. Although initially satisfied with observing from afar, Steve became increasingly captivated by the sport and turned toward capturing the splendor of racing via his other passion, photography. The result was a recipe where he could combine his great love for horses, racing and photography into one harmonious blend that was greater than the sum of its parts. Since then, racing has taken Steve across the country to such wonderful places as Saratoga Race Course, Churchill Downs, Santa Anita Park, Pimlico, Belmont Park, Keeneland and Hooiser Park. During these travels, Steve has been fortunate to witness and photograph equally wonderful races such as the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes (racing’s famed Triple Crown) as well as the Travers, Santa Anita Derby, Indiana Derby and the Breeders’ Cup. However, residing in the Chicago suburb of St. Charles, IL, Steve regularly frequents Arlington Park and Hawthorne Race Course where he has enjoyed capturing magnificent races like the Arlington Million and Hawthorne Gold Cup. Today, Steve’s passion for horses, racing and photography is like a fire that continues to be stoked. While either behind the lens capturing the thrill of a Grade 1 race or in the saddle loping around a field with Cowboy, Steve has learned to operate under the simple truth that the more he is able to involve the horse in his life, the happier his days become.

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Barks N Bits with our favorite Jack Russel Terrier...

My Friend, Freckles

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I’ll admit, I have had my moments where I wanted to get rid of her (I kind of still feel guilty about the incident in Kentucky.) Maybe I’m starting to get a little sentimental the older I get, but I really think she’s starting to grown on me. OK, so she is sickeningly pretty with her big brown eys and long wavy hair....and she is so loyal it sometimes makes me want to gag....but I guess those aren’t really such bad qualities to have in a friend, right? You see, the “pretty” gets us a little more attention. Kind of like Princess Annabelle’s sad eyes that got us treats....now it’s the pretty puppy face that works it’s magic.

I know I’ve mentioned her before in my ramblings, but this month I have to give another shout out to my friend, Freckles. We’ve grown a little closer since it’s just us in the house now. (No more Princess Annabelle to crimp my style.)

And the “loyal”...well, the other day I got locked out in the garage and apparently Freckles was the only one who could hear me whining. My people were too involved in their conversation and it was Freckles who came to my rescue. She started acting like she was in a scene from Lassie. You know, the one where Timmy falls down the well? (That’s one of my favorites, maybe she’d heard me mention it....anyway....) She was barking and turning circles, way out of her normal “in-house”

behavior, until she got the attention of the people. Of course their first thought was to let her outside, but she was persistant and she kept after them until they finally opened the garage door, setting me free. She was happy to see me and I was happy to be out. So, I guess the loyal thing is OK in my book. In all reality, I’m kind of glad to have another canine who has the same qualities as me. I guess we make a good team, you know what I mean? I may need to work on the loyal thing a little, but it’s all good. Until next month, Don’t tell Freckles, I don’t want it to go to her head. Just sayin’...... Laters,

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over the possibility of failing, that there was no way that I could succeed. And if by chance and against the overwhelming force of selfperceived, impending failure, I did succeed; the celebration and reward would be very short-lived.

But as I look back on it now, there were two things that kept me from being a better barrel racer: one, I was more worried about knocking a barrel down than I was excited about running a fast time; and two, I never let myself just have fun. Failure was a dark cloud that loomed over every arena and the possibility of a clean run.

Does it really matter if the barrels are standing or we hit the “trifecta”, and all three barrels are lying down in the dirt?

Since I was a child, the fear of failure has robbed me of the joy of a success; whether it was on a grade school test, the next courtroom battle as an attorney, or something as relatively insignificant as a barrel run at a local show. But failing was failing! Regardless of the size of the failure, the distaste of a bad run stayed fresh through a whole weekend; but the sweetness of a great run lasted only till I saddled up for the next one. I could never savor success; but the bitterness of failure remained. I’ve always thought there was a lot to learn from horses; and I guess, there’s a lot to learn from barrel races. There have been times away from the dirt, the barrels and a time clock, that I’ve been so anxious

Unless you’re a professional, leaving the barrels up won’t pay the bills; but knocking over all three won’t mean that you can’t drive home and load up to do it again the next weekend. But letting yourself enjoy the run – barrels standing or not - will serve as a reward in and of itself; if (and it’s a huge “if” for me but hopefully not for you), we can just enjoy it completely without consideration of the barrels. And, when we enjoy it for what it is; then we have reached a point where we have moved from “just existing” to “truly living” (or as I like to say, “We have begun to ‘Live Exceptionally’!”)

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Colic: A Disease That Has Many Faces

Article By Dr. Steve Fisch, DVM

Another preventative of colic is proper mouth care. Many owners thick that dental care is for older horses when in fact a young horse from the yearling to the 5 year old year loses as deciduous teeth and gains as permanent teeth, every tooth in its mouth. This process keeps the mouth in a constant state of imbalance for the young horse. Therefore in reality, the younger horse should have their teeth floated twice a year on average versus once yearly for horses over five years of age. Parasite control with proper diagnosis of the quantity and type of parasite can be monitored through fecal egg counts. In some farm situations it proves to be too difficult to pull individual fecal samples from groups of horses in the same pasture and many of these farms still deworm on a group basis. Whatever the situation, parasite control can have a huge impact on the number and severity of equine colics. It can also have an effect on the general health of the horse and its overall bloom and appearance. An equine veterinarian is best suited to monitor the horse’s parasite control program. Other aspects of the management program such as clean water maintenance, exercise, lameness, social interaction of different horses with each other and overall general comfort can also affect the number and severity of colics on a farm. These management tools require the daily watchful eye of a dedicated horsemen who has the ability to quickly and easily notice anything abnormal about the horse’s daily environment or its behavior. Once all the different aspects of the preventative health management program have been worked out then at least the owner/farm manager has done everything that can be done to prevent colic in their horses. However even in the best managed farms there will be the occasional bout of colic. This is because there are some things that are out of our control. The question then becomes what to do about a case of colic when it happens. The best thing to do, and it usually proves to be best for the horse and the long term economics of the situation, is to get an accurate diagnosis as to the cause of the colic. Colics caused by ulcers, impactions, foreign bodies, parasites, dehydration, infection, strangulation, torsion, volvulus and a host of other inciting factors can and usually are treated differently. On a percentage basis, 90% of colics respond to mineral oil and banamine. However it is dangerous to give banamine without an accurate diagnosis. Banamine can have strong analgesic effects and can therefore “cover up” the real problem by treating only the symptom of pain. A horse that is given banamine may remain pain free for several hours and sometimes up to twelve hours. Page 44

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Colic is a dreaded disease and a word that instills great fear into many horse owners. There are many management regimens that can help decrease the number and severity of colics on a farm. These management tools include feeding the correct type of feed for the type of horse. An example is that of an athlete in heavy work that has a difficult time holding its weight. This horse needs a higher fat feed versus more of a high carbohydrate feed. The higher fat feed allows the horse to eat more calories per bite and thus allows the same horse to spend more time eating high quality roughage which is what the equine digestive system is meant to digest in the first place. Athletic horses, broodmares, stallions and growing horses all have different nutritional requirements as a group and as individuals. Meeting these requirements will greatly decrease the amount of colics on a farm and individual horse basis. Calcified piece of rope that the owner was missing. An example of a “fecolith”. It was found in the patients large intestine (not Star’s, this is another horse) Star had sand and gas.

This merely allows the real problem to get worse in the meantime. Sitting on an impaction colic for eight to twelve hours that has been given banamine can mean the difference between an inexpensive veterinary examination and treatment that includes mineral oil to break up the impaction versus a few days of IV fluid therapy and possibly even surgery. Quick, accurate diagnosis that includes a physical exam of vital signs, rectal palpation to diagnose where and what the problem is, lab work including a PCV/total protein which indicates the degree of hydration and a blood lactate test which indicates if there is any tissue in the body that has a lack of oxygen such as a dying piece of intestine, goes a long way in coming out with a healthy happy horse. An accurate diagnosis not only requires a veterinary hospital that is on the ball but it requires and owner who pays attention to the small changes in their horse’s behavior. Such was the case with April Kennington and her five year old American Quarter Horse, Star. Star is a top barrel racing horse and has great potential for the future because of quick action by April. Star came to our hospital from about 2.5 hours away and arrived about 8pm. Star had become uncomfortable after she had been ridden late that same afternoon. Dr. Tami Voorhees admitted Star and performed all the usual diagnostic tests. It was determined that Star had an impaction in the pelvic flexure part of her large intestine. The impaction was thought to probably be sand and sand happens to be a common cause of impaction colic from horses in the Panama City area. It was decided to give her one gallon of mineral oil by stomach tube and to attempt to over hydrate her with intravenous fluids to flush out the sand impaction. Star was comfortable for about an hour and then continued to be painful and her GI motility was poor. An IV lidocaine drip was added to the IV fluids to decrease pain and to initiate GI contractility. Calcium was added to the IV fluids to help with GI motility also. This treatment continued until 12am when it became clear that Star was becoming more painful and was not responding the medical therapy. Dr. Voorhees and I consulted with the Kenningtons and it was decided

that surgery was Star’s best option. Star’s lab results had quickly deteriorated and so her prognosis at that point was not good.

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Star was quickly taken to surgery. Along with Dr. Voorhees and I, Dr. Joe Fisch and Dr. Theresa Fenn were also called in for the surgery. As Dr. Voorhees had suspected, when I opened Star’s abdomen and examined her intestines, I found she had a sand impaction of the pelvic flexure and the impaction had also caused

Above: Star with (L to R) (Dr Voorhees, Austin Vanada , April Kennington, Dr. Steve Fisch and Dr. Theresa Fenn) This is on Star’s discharge date of September 5, 2012. Star continues to recover and do very well. Left top: Star, barrel racing. Left bottom: Photo of Star.

a severe back up of gas in the cecum and other parts of the large intestine. A small incision was made into the cecum and large intestine and the gas was removed. The sand impaction was able to be broken down manually. Star recovered very well and was given IV fluids over the next few days to keep her well hydrated. She was given medications to prevent laminitis as her feet became warm and her digital pulses increased post-surgery.

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As a result of an observant owner and a quick and accurate diagnosis and treatment, Star went home the following week in excellent health. Star and April look forward to many barrel racing competitions together in the future. The key to managing equine colic is to make sure all the preventative measures are in place. If your horse is still unfortunate enough to have a bout of colic, make sure an equine veterinarian performs an examination very soon. Depending on the type of colic, early and aggressive treatment gives you a much better chance at a successful outcome.

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We would like to help you get your horse health questions answered by a knowledgeable equine veterinarian. If you’ll submit your questions to us via email, we will present them to a qualified veteranarian that specialize in equine health and then publish the question along with the vet’s response in a future issue of The Horse Resource. Ask away..... Send questions to us at: thehorseresource@msn.com Subject line: “Ask the Vet”

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It was sunny with blue skies and white puffy clouds on August 25th when 1st Ohio CMSA hosted the Rob Hubert Memorial Shoot at the Gymkhana Arena in Miamitown, Ohio. The four stage DWPQ was fast and exciting, 35 shooters taking aim at winning their divisions! Our shoot awards, sponsored by Natasha Hubert, beautiful custom Montana Silver Smith, Rob Hubert Memorial Buckles. SIX Special designed buckles for Cowboy’s & Cowgirl’s Divisions; Limited-levels 1&2’s, Express-levels 3&4’s and Masters-levels 5&6’s. PLUS...beautiful embroidered saddle blankets awarded to the Overall and Reserve Overall Cowboys and Cowgirls winning the match. Lucky Winners; • Overall Cowboy Champion & Master Division Cowboy winner, John St Clair riding Sugar Pop Jack. • Reserve Overall Cowboy Champion & Express Division Cowboy winner, Todd Woulms riding ZOE. • Limited Division Cowboy winner Pat Aldridge from Brookville, Ohio. • Overall Cowgirl Champion & Master Division Cowgirl, Connie Ricketts riding Woody Tee Hancock. • Reserve Overall Cowgirl Champion & Express Division Cowgirl, Lexi Knass riding Mongo. • Limited Division Cowgirl winner Andrea Imler from Franklin, Ohio. There were 5 Clean Shot Shooters receiving special “Shower Awards” donated by the Ruwe’s. John St Clair, Todd Woulms, Daniel App, Rick Sage and Diana Sage. 1st Ohio “Crying Towels” for the Cowboy & Cowgirl that missed the

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most balloons were awarded to Cowgirl Demetria Mehlorn and Cowboy Ben Butler. Towels donated by the Ruwe’s. Special Congratulations goes to Dennis Clevenger, this Kentucky cowboy won his class and moved up to a Level 2! The cowboy was presented a Montana Silver Smith Move Up Buckle from 1st Ohio CMSA. However, Dennis had to do the “MOVE UP DANCE” for the award to become official...WOW! he was so excited...we had to make him sit down!! Saturday’s top 10 included; John St Clair, Connie Ricketts, Lexi Knauss, Joyce Nelson, Todd Woulms, Daniel App, Cary Barrow, Gregory Couch, Brian Semer and #10. Marcy Luttrell. Sunday morning started with Cowboy Church and Doug Sheldon, after all were blessed, it was time to saddle up. Sunshine & blue sky invited lots of spectators to stop by and check out Cowboy Mounted Shooting. The Cowgirls Ruled on Sunday!!! Sunday Overall Shooting Champion & Cowgirl winner was Joyce Nelson riding Lilly, this cowgirl not only shot clean, she bested 32 shooters with a total time of 65.401 for the 4 stages. Reserve Champion Cowgirl was Connie Ricketts, from Hamilton, Indiana with a total time 66.767 Cowboy Champion was Dennis Clevenger with a total time of 67.528. Reserve Cowboy Indiana Brian Jones, a total time of 69.479. Top 10: Joyce Nelson, Connie Ricketts, Dennis Clevenger, Joyce McKinney, Brian Jones, Todd Woulms, Mark Tice, John St Clair, Dan App and #10. Brian Semer. Kudos to Mekena Morgan, Indiana, our Wrangler Champion for the Day! Sunday Clean Shot Shooters, Joyce Nelson, Connie Ricketts, Dennis Clevenger, Brian Jones, Todd Woulms, Daniel App, and Diana Sage all received “Window Cleaning” products provided by Ann Woulms and Diane Sage.

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CMSA News Crying Towels went to Marcy Luttrell and Mat Campbell!

1st Ohio CMSA CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

The week of September 4-8, many of the 5 State Midwest Region members will be headed to Murfreesboro, Tennessee for the CMSA United States Eastern Championship. You will be able to check out the results and how good we all did at www.cmsaevents.com . On Tuesday, Sept. 3, Outlaw Annie will produce a special Shoot for our Troops Shoot with procedes going to Not Alone, an organization to help the families of wounded troops.

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Happy Birthday to Arthur Ashcraft and Marsha Butler, they turn a year older in August and John St Clair turns a year older on September 12th. We bow our heads and say a pray for family & friends of cowboy shooter, David Boggs, long time member of 1st Ohio. Dave lost his battle with cancer August 25th, 2012 at home with his family by his side. This Cowboy will truly be missed...Rest & Ride in Peace, Eldorado Duke, in heaven along side the Champion Cowboy!

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Fall is Officially Here Hi everybody: Well Fall is officially here, the leaves are changing and the colts are bucking more and the horse hair is thickening up. I am full bloom into College, already exams and lots of homework. I don’t think they realize I have three colts at home to ride. (lol) Well its Congress time and haunted houses this months too, lots to keep me busy. Hope you are all enjoying this time of year too. This month I am going to interview my cousin. You see, my futurity colt’s name is “My Cuz is Famous” and she thinks its named for her. (Not!)

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! n i s u o C g n i g My SinAnn Sparks Casey Age: 16 Parents: Tom Sparks (deceased) - father, Joi Ann Maddox - mother, and Dennis Maddox - step father Siblings: Justin Sparks - age 21, step brothers: Jake and Jesse Maddox

Does your family ride? My mom used to ride alot growing up and from what I hear she was very competive. She still rides now but not as much, my dad loved to run poles, my step dad barrel races. My brother, Justin, is more into motorcycles. Hobbies: Singing, horses and go carts Horses? Name, color, mare/gelding, any characteristics about them? I ride Senocho’s Red Ryder, (Clint’s hand me down) sorrel, gelding, suck’s his tongue and makes a loud noise when it’s time to eat. Accomplishments? Horses: I won the first go of the Indiana NBHA State Show this year. I have qualified for the NBHA Youth World Show numerous times. I would love to win the State Show and the World Show.

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TEEN CORRAL w/Clint Van Singing: I have got solos to sing at numerous events. I sang the solo at my cousin Clint’s graduation. I have got numerous awards at school singing. I made the idol finalist at NBHA Youth World two times and would love to make American Idol. Favorite show? NBHA Youth World, and Congress so I can shop. Who is your mentor? Clint VanVolkenburgh

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What do you want to do after high school? Go to college to be a Dental Hygenist Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Have a successful job and awesome horse. Until next month. I need aggressive people who want to get paid for getting people healthy and also earn a BMW. I earned a BMW in 30 days, message me or call me and I can get you started. 513-509-4134. Hang on and Ride Hard,

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IHSRA Rodeo Queen

Whoa, what a journey it was competing at the 2012 National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSRA) in Rock Springs, Wyoming 2012. As the Indiana High School Rodeo Queen it was an honor competing with 42 other girls from all over the country including Australia and Canada and being a part of Team Indiana. I arrived at the Sweet Water Complex on July 12 and instantly fell in love with Wyoming once again. As a pervious qualifier I had been blessed with the opportunity to have competed in the NHSRA finals in Gillette, Wyoming 2011. This year I was even more blessed to compete not only in the 22 rifle shooting and goat tying events but the Queen Contest as well. As a High School Rodeo Queen, competing with the other queens was non stop fun! It was exhilarating going from one thing to the next over the week in Wyoming competing for the title of National Rodeo High School Queen. The queens had to perform in horsemanship, take a written test, personal interview, modeling, impromptu questions, and four Grand Entries, while selling 50/50 tickets throughout the week. It was a busy time but one I will never forget so many memories and new friends were made. If I had to pick my two favorite things in the Queen Contest it would have to be the test and the Grand Entries. I love taking the test because I want to know all the rules of the High School Rodeo, and what a better way than to quiz yourself. Taking the test over the NHSRA Rule Book was fun for me, I like it especially when someone at a rodeo comes up to me with a question about a rule and I am able to recite it.

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Grand Entries are a blast, an adrenaline rush, to let your horse run as you smile and wave to everyone in the grand stands while one of your Indiana team members carries your State flag. Those 12 seconds of a Queen’s fame just makes me smile like all the kids in the grandstands. Another favorite part of the grand entries is getting my horse, Buddy, to look his best with all his glitter, while being in my monotone all one color shiny outfits. After all presentation is important representing your Indiana team. Over the week I was in Rock Springs, Wyoming, competing with team Indiana I felt accomplished. Like the other team members we had worked hard to get to Nationals and this week was our time to shine and show off our talent. I would suggest to anyone that would even be interested in the Queen Contest to try out for the queen. You never know what you can achieve unless you try. Work hard, dream big and practice perfect! See you at the next rodeo. Camrie Goodson “Miss Indiana High School Rodeo Queen 2012-2013”

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IJRA was off and running in September with a busy start to the IJRA season. Our first 20122013 season rodeo was held in Bartonia, IN on September 8th and 9th at the 3 Bar J Ranch. The rain that was missing for most of the summer in Indiana decided to show up Friday night before the rodeo. Saturday’s rodeo was cancelled, but it gave the families a day to relax and visit with the down time. Thank you Marcia and Mike Johnson for hosting the rodeo and for the great Hog Roast that has become a great tradition at our Bartonia rodeo. Sunday’s ground dried out enough for the rodeo to start in the afternoon and for the points to begin accumulating for the rodeo season.

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Congratulations to our Bartonia, IN All-Around winners for Sunday. K-1-2 Ryann Pitchford and Tyler Manor 3-4-5 Melanie Hasler and Avery Whitten 6-7-8 Madelynn Farris and Trevor Colby September 29th and 30th took us to Bluffton, IN for another great rodeo weekend. Beautiful weather and two days of rodeo gave the kids a fun

filled weekend. The Morris, Yadon and Petro family held the ever popular carnival again this year for Jr. Cowboy Church on Saturday night. The newly appointed Event and Arena Directors did a great job. Thank you for all the work you do and the encouragement that you give the kids. We have a great group of parents in IJRA. Thank you to our Bluffton Sponsors Merhow Industries Ridge Trailers Darrell and Pat McCammon Selking International Smith Consulting McCammon Trucking, Inc. McCammon Farms Zurcher Tire, Inc. Cummins Mid States Power The last rodeo before our winter break will be held in Edinburgh, IN on October 5th and 6th. Look for us next month as we spotlight this rodeo and all of our great contestants. Good luck to our Cinch Division contestant as the compete in Cloverdale, IN with the Indiana High School Rodeo Association in October.

IJRA would like to say a big THANKS to Bubba Hayes for putting on a free chute dogging clinic and the Zimmerman family for hosting the event. Bubba is seen here in this picture helping Clay Yadon develop his skills in the chute dogging while all the other kids watch and learn. Our association is blessed to have people like you who support and encourage our kids.

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It’ll Be OK. (Right?)

w/ Christa Conway

I’ve said that plenty of times before, usually right after something happens that seems like a big “let-down” at the time. Maybe it was something as trivial as me knocking over a barrel in a barrel race or our horse getting banged around at the start of a quarter horse race....OR it could be have been something a little more serious like the loss of a job or even the loss of a loved one. The more trivial incidents seem to take over our lives and we worry about the silly stuff until something serious comes along and rocks our world. I mean, is the fact that I hit a barrel at the last barrel race really going to determine my destiny? Or if our horse doesn’t get a good start will life as we know it be over? Likely not....I mean, our pocketbook may be a little lighter heading home than we hoped, but if we didn’t have the money to play, then we shouldn’t have been there anyway. Those somewhat trivial on a grand scale - day to day - events mold together to create our lives. So if you look at the big picture, they really are important. Kind of like the perspectivebattles that win the war perspective. We need to know how to handle those every day incidents and how to get though them they way God would have us to in order to hold it together when something serious knocks us on our behind. And it will happen. How many people do you know who lose it at the drop of a hat? I like to think that I am not one of those people....but I can think of a few. I know they can’t handle minor “situations,” so I’d hate to be near when “serious” knocks on their door. What we all need to realize is that “It will be OK.” What I mean by that is this: God is still God and He is in control. Now, if you already have a relationship with Him, you should kow that. If you’re working at getting closer to Him, then in your heart you already know that it’s all gonna be OK. If you already know Him, then you know it won’t be easy all of the time, but you know there is a peace that comes from Him that trumps any “situation” that the devil can thow at you. The hard part to wrap my head around is that everything I am going through while I am here on earth is making me stronger, making

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me into the person that God wants me to be. Sometimes it takes something trivial in my day to day path happening over and over until I “get it” - like little quizzes on my way to the test - to prepare me for something serious that’s coming my way. If I can make my way though the quiz, then the test will be easier. What is scary for me is the thought of not having that peace that comes from knowing that God is on my side. I am so thankful that I already know Him. It is the best relationship that I have....and I love my husband. God is always there for me, whthre I acknowledge Him or not. He is guiding me, and sometimes challenging me to be better... to be stronger....to be braver....to be bolder all the while He is right there with me in the background letting me know “It’ll be OK....I am here.”

Romans 8: 27-31 27 And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God.28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.29 For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.30 Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified, them he also glorified.31 What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?

I love that last verse..... Until next month.... Live day to day - even in trivial things - as if it is a battle for the Lord.....and it’ll be OK! Happy Trails & God Bless! Christa

On the Trail

By Brother Brad Curtis of Mountain Top Cowboy Church

ROUGH AS A COB Cob was an old hand A sure`nuff buckaroo When it came to cowboyin` Yep he knew what to do

Yep he’d pat you on the back And kick you in the seat If one bucked you off You better not land on your feet

He could twist a bad bronc Ol` Cob was purty tough And when it came to people Well he was mighty rough

Cob would look you in the eyes And tell you the truth He was pretty wise To be so long in the tooth

Now ol` Cob would help you Learn to rope and ride Your feeling weren’t a concern Neither was your pride

When it come to the Good Book He knew it by heart Every morning in the bunkhouse On his knees is where he’d start

He was sticky as a cactus Ornery as a mule Hard as a horseshoe But lived by the golden rule

One day a new hand Who just joined the Flyin` J Asked ol` Cob Mister why do you pray

Cob cleared his throat Said son sit for a spell I have to tell you About a place called hell

So let’s get to works We’ve got broncs to bust You listen to the Lord And you’ll not be bitin` the dust

I was headed there Until I met Christ the King It happened years ago When I was snappin` out a string

2 Peter 3:18 But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever. Amen.

The Lord saved my soul Now I work for the Flyin` J And I know I’m rough ol Cob So that’s why I pray

Brother Brad Curtis 11/1/11

No I ain’t sweet as sugar Friends…well I have few But the Lord ain’t threw with me And He’s just startin` with you

Former rodeo cowboy Brad Curtis of Vilonia, AR pastor of Mountain Top Cowboy Church in Heber Springs, AR and author of On The Trail “Christian cowboy poems and proverbs” as well as a new book “He Holds the Reins” available at www.authorhouse.com Contact cowboypoet@windstream.net for book orders or for speaking engagements - Bro. Brad Curtis, Vilonia, AR Copyright 2011/2012

One Last (& most important) thought… Salvation is a gift and a choice......

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Jesus died on the cross as the final sacrifice. When He was resurrected on the 3rd day, he defeated Satan for us. All we have to do is believe that He beat death and acknowledge it with our words. If we believe that and accept Him as our personal savior…we are promised eternal life with Him in Heaven. You can’t earn your way into Heaven; you have to believe your way there. So many people think they “aren’t good enough” to get to Heaven… But… Salvation is a GIFT from God and you don’t earn a gift. Gifts are something someone gives to you and for the gift to be yours, you have to accept it. All we have to do is accept that wonderful gift. I know I have…won’t you? But the gift is not like the trespass. For if the many died by the trespass of the one man, how much more did God’s grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many. Romans 5:15

For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16 That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead you will be saved. For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved. Romans 10: 9-10

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ITOBA NEWS - Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association

ITOBA • Auction Style Sale • Open to the public • Concessions will be available. • Horses are available for buyer inspection on Saturday, October 13, 2012 after 12:00 P.M., and Sunday October 14, 2012 before and during the sale. • The sale will begin promptly at 1pm on Sunday, October 14, 2012. • Visit www.itoba.com for forms and sale catalogs

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Sales to be held at: Swifty Farms, South Division 893 S US Hwy 31, Seymour, IN 47274

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Breeding Stock SALE October 21st, 2012 1:00 pm

Yearling & 2 Year Old In Training SALE

October 14th, 2012 - 1:00 pm 2012 Yearling Sale Current Figures - (*Subject to change*): • • •

Number of total entries: 103 Number of yearlings : 90 Number of 2 YO In Training: 5

Rocklane Heads Passero-Trained Exacta in Don K. Series

Hoosier Park Press Release - Trainer Michael Passero made a successful

showing in the third round of the $30,000 Don K. Memorial Starter Handicap Series at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Sept. 12 as his entry in the evening’s featured event finished first and second. Rocklane once again successfully handled a stretch out from six furlongs to a mile to take home top honors with Daniel Coa in the irons. Rocklane, a Littleexpectations gelding, was sent off as the third betting choice at 5-2 along with stablemate Only Win in a well-matched five horse field. Rocklane broke from the inside and secured a stalking position, tracking in fifth and then fourth through opening fractions of :24.75 and :48.61 set by Tahquemenon and Djalma Macedo. Part’N Parcel, a winner in the first round of the Don K. series, was stalking the pace while racing three wide on the backstretch while the bettors’ choice, Victory Notion and Leandro Goncalves, raced four wide in fifth. Tahquemenon and pace-pressing Only Win continued to trade back and forth for the lead down the backside as the field reached the third station in 1:13.07, but both Rocklane and Part’N Parcel made moves on the outside to reach contention. As the field negotiated the final turn, it appeared to be anyone’s race. Only Win was able to take a short a lead but was quickly joined on the outside by Victory Notion as they dueled down the stretch. Coa angled Rocklane off the turn only to be bumped from both sides in midstretch. Once he had a clear shot, Rocklane powered to the front to win by one half of a length in front of Only Win who was a game second. Part’N Parcel held on for the third place finish. Rocklane covered the one mile contest in 1:38.58 over a track rated fast and returned $7.40

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2012 Current Figures - (*Subject to change*): •

Number of total entries: 55

to his backers. “He broke well,” winning rider Daniel Coa noted of his mount. “He relaxed down the backside and I wanted to wait to make my move so it worked out. I asked my horse down the lane and he just kept running hard to the wire. I was a little nervous coming into the stretch, I didn’t know if I would be able to find the room I needed but it worked out.” Owned and bred by G. Ray Trisler, Rocklane notched his 11 career victory in 63 outings. The seven-year-old gelding has now won three of 12 starts while bankrolling over $30,000 in 2012.

Indiana Derby Attracts Thirty-Four Nominees

Nominations for the 18th running of the Indiana Derby at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino closed on Wednesday, Sept. 19 with 34 three-yearold colts included in the lineup. Indiana’s signature Thoroughbred race has created a stop for several of the top three-year-olds in the nation searching for a final prep en route to the Breeders’ Cup. Just as it has in years past, the 18th edition of Hoosier Park’s signature event has attracted some of the top three-year-olds in the country. Bob Baffert is no stranger to the Indiana Derby winner’s circle as he boasts two wins in the history of the race and looks to take aim at his third victory with the Giant’s Causeway colt, Fed Biz. With two wins in two starts this season, Fed Biz returned to the races after an eight month layoff to win the $100,000 El Cajon Stakes at Del Mar on Aug. 31. The three-year-old colt has won three of four lifetime starts while posting speed ratings over 100 in each and bankrolling $131,000. Bourbon Courage, a winner in the grade II $500,000 Super Derby at Louisiana Downs, was also among the list of nominees. Trainer Kellyn

Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association - ITOBA NEWS Gorder recently teamed up with Hoosier Park’s leading jockey, Leandro Goncalves, to capture the colt’s third win of the season as he drew off and won the nine furlong contest by five lengths. Owned by Bourbon Lane Stable and Wayne Lynn, Bourbon Courage also posted a runnerup finish in the West Virginia Derby (gr. II) Aug. 4 at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort. Trainers D. Wayne Lukas, Dale Romans, Steve Asmussen, and H. Graham Motion have also nominated horses for the race. Once again, the Grade II $500,000 Indiana Derby will highlight the 2012 Thoroughbred season at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino and is placed in its customary first Saturday in October slot, landing on Saturday, Oct. 6th. As in 2011, the race pushes purses for the entire day over the $1 million mark. With 10 stakes races slated on the afternoon card, the day will also mark the richest day ever for Thoroughbred racing in the state of Indiana. Joining the Indiana Derby will be the Grade II $200,000-added Indiana Oaks, the $100,000-added Michael G Schaefer Memorial Mile, and the $100,000-added Mari Hulman George stakes. Racing begins Indiana Derby day at 12:30 p.m. EST.

Babbitt, McNaught Honored By Indiana Horse Racing Industry

Hoosier Park Racing & Casino held a special day at the races on Saturday, Sept. 22 as they honored former chair of the Indiana Horse Racing Commission, Sarah McNaught, and former outside counsel to the Indiana Horse Racing Commission, Robin Babbitt, for their many years of service and leadership to the Indiana horse racing industry. McNaught was appointed chair of the Indiana Horse Racing Commission by Governor Mitch Daniels in 2005. During her time with the commission, McNaught brought strong and principled leadership, helping make the state of Indiana a leader in the horse racing industry. The recipient of the prestigious Joan Pew Award from the Association of Racing Commissioners International, McNaught’s dedication to Indiana horse racing has made her a steward of the industry and her efforts will continue to be seen for years to come. Babbitt served as outside counsel to the Indiana Horse Racing Commission since 1993 and was recognized for his many years of service to the Indiana horse racing industry. Babbitt’s expertise in the field of law benefited Indiana horse racing by helping it navigate from inception, nearly 20 years ago, to a $1 billion a year industry, employing thousands throughout the state. “Both Robin and Sarah have helped guide the sport of horse racing in Indiana to where it stands today, a leader on a national level. Their commitment to the Indiana Horse Racing Commission and the entire horse racing industry has been exceptional,” said Rod Ratcliff, Centaur’s CEO and chairman, during the winner’s circle presentation. “From the entire Indiana horse racing industry, we thank you both for your many years of commendable service and leadership.” Race 4 on the afternoon’s card was dedicated to Robin Babbitt while race 5 was dedicated to Sarah McNaught. The honorees were joined in the winner’s circle by Indiana horse racing industry officials and management representatives from Centaur, Hoosier Park and Indiana Downs. Both Babbitt and McNaught received a special gift for their years of service from the entire Indiana horse racing industry. About Centaur Gaming and Hoosier Park Racing & Casino: Indianapolis-

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based, Centaur Gaming, owns and operates Hoosier Park Racing & Casino. Hoosier Park Racing & Casino was recently ranked as the Indianapolis Area’s Most Popular Attraction for the second year in a row by the Indianapolis Business Journal and holds multiple awards from industry publications for customer service, entertainment, gaming and dining. Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, a fully integrated gaming and racing facility, features 2,000 of the latest slots and electronic table games and a 7/8 mile oval horse track offering live and simulcast Standardbred, Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing each year. Simulcast wagering is also offered year-round at the Winner’s Circle Pub, Grille & OTB in Indianapolis and two off-track betting properties located in Fort Wayne and Merrillville, Indiana. For more information, please visit www. hoosierpark.com

Hoosier Park Leaders as of 9/28/12 According to www.EQUIBASE.com

Rank Name

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LEADING TRAINER

1 R. Gary Patrick 2 Thomas M. Amoss 3 Michael E. Lauer 4 Robert M. Gorham 5 Walter R. Abner 6 Michael W. Nance 7 Richard B. Kohnhorst 8 Tim Glyshaw 9 Genaro Garcia 10 Randy L. Klopp

LEADING JOCKEY

1 Leandro R. Goncalves 2 Marlon St. Julien 3 Orlando Mojica 4 Fernando De La Cruz 5 Rodney A. Prescott 6 Carol Cedeno 7 Terry J. Thompson 8 Thomas L. Pompell 9 David Mello 10 Daniel Coa

LEADING OWNER

1 Dreamin Big 2 Mini Mine Mo 3 Determined Yankee 4 Scatterfield 5 Tycoon 6 Joe’s Keeper 7 Class Ready 8 Pink Kitten 9 Ladystarturengine 10 Action Lady

$341,953 14% $321,670 40% $295,193 10% $257,679 14% $254,191 15% $232,405 16% $220,565 23% $217,596 32% $187,125 32% $172,747 7%

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238 50 37 20 $988,662 21% 107 45% 268 42 37 43 $846,409 16% 122 46% 230 36 36 40 $835,907 16% 112 49% 251 43 32 39 $825,223 17% 114 45% 208 22 15 29 $538,771 11% 66 32% 174 24 26 19 $452,752 14% 69 40% 85 14 16 11 $361,991 16% 41 48% 187 11 24 17 $279,559 6% 52 28% 118 11 13 14 $245,750 9% 38 32% 101 9 12 11 $231,298 9% 32 32%

1 R. Gary Patrick 2 Penny S. Lauer 3 M. Y. Stables, Inc. 4 Mast Thoroughbreds LLC 5 Genaro Garcia 6 Rancho Monarca, LLC 7 G. Ray Trisler 8 Hunt and Smith Ventures 9 Maggi Moss 10 Just for Fun Stable

LEADING HORSE

133 18 26 23 43 17 4 5 67 7 13 12 71 10 7 9 87 13 7 12 55 9 8 9 44 10 7 11 25 8 5 3 31 10 3 4 98 7 17 9

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20 $309,235 15% 7 $214,248 13% 9 $198,807 16% 3 $196,554 20% 3 $145,550 33% 3 $131,950 33% 7 $124,310 26% 7 $122,515 21% 2 $110,470 29% 1 $92,660 30%

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$80,663 100% 2 100% $59,040 100% 2 100% $54,720 100% 2 100% $52,745 50% 1 50% $47,400 100% 2 100% $45,600 100% 2 100% $44,600 67% 3 100% $43,800 100% 2 100% $42,000 33% 3 100% $39,000 100% 2 100%

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King Vet Service – Brad King, DVM Equine Sports Medicine Clinic

“Thank you to all our customers and supporters!” We are proud to announce that we have moved to a new and improved location to better serve our customers and equine patients!

Our new location features: • Clinic located just 1 ½ miles from I-69 from exit 34, with easier access for big trailers • 4 wash bays/crosstie areas plus separate stocks • 5 – 10 x 12 rubber matted stalls • Rubber flooring throughout clinic including indoor hinging area • Waiting area with plenty of seating for customers • Small animal clinic in front of building [not open yet] • Concrete circular access and parking lot

Keep your horse at his competitive best! Call Dr. King today for an appointment! Clinic: 765-378-0382 Cell: 765-760-3792

King Vet Service

9100 South CR 800 West Daleville, IN 47334

Now located on the corner of 800 West and State Road 67 in Daleville, IN

Directions from I-69: Take exit 34, go east for 1 ½ miles to 800 West turn south [rt.] on 800 West and King Vet Clinic is Tan/brick building immediately on the left

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his month’s Mystery cowboy comes to us as early as 1980 in the picture to the right. The second picture shows him progressing to a larger mount. This cowboy came from a family of competitive horse people and they are still seen at the barrel races today. If you can correctly identify our cowboy and his mounts, include a year and maybe even a location....just give us as much information as possible....you can be our winner! Win your choice of a one year subscription to The Horse Resource, a “Horsey Hat” or a “Horsey-T.” Call 765-7447363 or email thehorseresource@ msn.com with your answer!

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Last month’s Mystery Cowgirl of the Month was a little girl riding a big gray horse. Steve Cole of Westfield, Indiana correctly identified our cowgirl as Amy Youngblood. Amy was riding a horse named Crotonettes Jaguar and the year was eitehr 1983 or 1984. Most of you will recognize Amy’s name these days as the veterinanrian at Southern Indiana Equine. Amy also stands several AQHA stallions at her facility and is very involved in the Indiana Quarter Horse Racing program. She also still enjoys barrel racing when she can fit in the time. Congratulations to our winner, Steve, for solving our mystery. He chose a FREE subscription for his prize. If you have some old photos that you’d like to have included in our Mystery of the Month, please email them to us at thehorseresource@ msn.com with any information you can provide. We’d love to include them!

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