Winter 2019 - Vol. XXXI No.1
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FeatuReS It’s Time for the 36th Annual Gallop Stallion Services Auction by.Barbara.Turner.................................... 4 Baxter Black On.The.Edge.of.Common.Sense.. Ol’ Roanie............................................ 14
don’t mISS tHe 2019 annual galloP cHaRItY StallIon SeRVIceS auctIon!
Do not miss this year’s Gallop on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Northern Veterinary Knowledge Ageless Quest Casino Family Pavilion in Airway Horsemanship. Has Anything Changed on Heights just west of Spokane! The Aucthe Vaccine Front? tion is offering an incredible lineup of Dr..Bob.Peters,.DVM............................. 18. stallions from all over the United States Sensible Round Penning - Directional with breeding fees ranging from $500 Control by.Ann.Kirk............................... 22 to $4,100 per service. This year’s Ponderosa Chapter of lineup includes Congress & National Back Country Horsemen of Washington Champions, and World & Reserve World Winter Activities Champions. More than half the lineup by.Ken.Carmichael................................ 28 are World Champions, while many are Leading Sires in the industry.
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The event opens at 11am, with the Opening Ceremony starting at 12 Noon. You are welcome to bid in person at the event, but if you can’t make it, or live out of the area, you can watch the auction online at www.GallopAuction.com and then call in and place your bid with one of our phone operators! This also allows for National and International bidding. There is no better time to shake that cabin fever and come see us! The Gallop Annual Charity Stallion Services Auction and Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Inland Northwest look forward to seeing you all on Sunday, January 27 at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino Family Pavilion. North-
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ern Quest is located at N. 100 Hayford Road, Airway Heights, just west of Spokane. Whether you’ve attended the Gallop once, or twenty times… come join in on the 36th Annual Gallop Event! For further information about the event, contact Gallop Coordinator, Barbara Turner at 509-990-4167.
Gallops Annual Charity STALLION SERVICES AUCTION Presented By:
Rhodes River Ranch
Stallion Services - For The Year - 2019 Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Inland Northwest Sunday, January 27, 2019 - Northern Quest Resort & Casino - 12:00 P.M. PST
Broadcasting live from Gallop’s Internet website: www.gallopauction.com. You have the opportunity to call in on a toll free number to bid on stallions services!
Shiners Voodoo DR
Whizkey N Diamonds
Lifetime Earnings: $88,647 NRHA Derby Co-Reserve Champion Ariat Tulsa Reining Classic Champion Offspring Earnings: $689,000+
Four-Million Dollar+ Sire! NCHA Futurity Open Semifinalist NCHA Reserve World Finals Champion Bonanza Classic Champion Lifetime Earnings: $177,900
AQHA World Champion - Senior Reining NRHA Open Derby Co-Reserve Champion NRHA Shootout Reserve Champion NRHA Futurity Sire Award Winner Lifetime Earnings: $225,000
Three-Million Dollar+ Sire! NCHA Open Derby Champion NCHA Futurity Open Finalist Lifetime Earnings: $306,191
2012 Horse of the Year NRCHA Open Futurity Champion Lifetime Earnings: $153,320 Sire of the 2018 NRCHA Open Futurity Champion!
VS Code Red
Hot Ones Only
NSBA Hall of Fame Multiple AQHA World Champion AQHA, NSBA, and Equistat Leading Sire Sire of AQHA, and NSBA Congress & World Champions Offspring Earnings $3.5 + Million Dollars
AQHA World Champion NSBA World Champion Five-Time Congress Champion Sire of multiple World, Reserve World and Congress Champions!
AQHA Top-Five Leading Sire AQHA World Champion Reserve Congress Champion NSBA Top-Five Leading Money Earning Sire Sire of 75+ World Championships
Multiple NSBA World Champion Five-Time Congress Champion Sire of multiple AQHA, APHA, & NSBA World,
AQHA Nine-Time World Champion Thirteen-Time Congress Champion Lifetime Earnings over $100,000 All-Time Leading Performance Stallion ~ in AQHA’s History
Extremely Hot Chips
NRHA Derby Champion Member of the 2014 World Equestrian Team Lifetime Earnings: $123,500+
Reserve World, and Congress Champions
No Doubt Im Lazy
Multiple NSBA World Championships AQHA World Champion Congress Futurity Champion All American Quarter Horse Congress Champion Leading Money Winner of all time for AQHA Stallions Three-Time Reichert Celebration Champion Sire of World, Reserve World, AQHA World Champion & Congress Champion Sire and Congress Champion
Its A Southern Thing
Spooks Gotta Gun
AQHA Reserve World Champion Western Riding NSBA World Champion Western Riding NSBA Reserve World Champion Western Pleasure
NRHA Million Dollar Sire! APHA World Champion Junior Reining Horse Reining By The Bay Open Derby Champion Sire of NRHA Futurity Open & Derby Champion Offspring Earnings of $2,028,000+
Gallops Annual Charity Auction - 2019 More stallions to follow QUARTER HORSE STALLIONS
Blazing Hot Blue One Time Caribbean Touchdown Cat Ichi Cats Merada Catty Hawk CD Diamond Certainly A Vision Cool Stylin Star Desires Little Rex
DGS Replicated Extremely Hot Chips Good To The Max HF Mobster Hot Ones Only How Bout This Cowboy Hubba Hubba Huntin Its A Southern Thing Kissin The Girls Lazy Loper
Lookinat The Sierras Matt Dillon Dun It No Doubt Im Lazy Playdox Rap Cat Rawhide Outlaw Repeated In Red Reydioactive Shiners Voodoo DR Sky Blue Bently
Smart Boons Surely A Pepto The Only Escape Travelin Jonez Vigilanti VS Code Red VS Flatline VS GoodRide Whizkey N Diamonds Willy Be Invited
PAINT HORSE STALLIONS CR Good Machine Execute Imprint InviteThe Artist John Simon Orginial Cowboy Special Invitation Spooks Gotta Gun Transcendence
For further information contact: BARBARA TURNER (509) 990-4167
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Rhodes River Ranch Kalispel Tribe Northern Quest Resort & Casino Colvico, Inc. WhyDevelop Horse Previews Magazine The Resort At Paws Up Woods’ Western Whites Boots Spokane Sports & Physical Therapy
it’s time for the 36th annual gallop stallion services auction It’s just around the corner, don’t miss this year’s Gallop Stallion Service Auction presented by Rhodes River Ranch and held at Northern Quest Resort & Casino on Sunday, January 27th. The event will kick off at 12 Noon PST, which gives penty of time for both our National and International bidders to call in their bids! All stallions & auction items will be presented on 30’ Highest Selling Service (Tied) “Lazy Loper” screens inside the Pavilion at Northern Quest. Plus the Auction is broadcast live on our website, www.GallopAution. com so bidders can call in their bids by calling in and speaking to an operator. Gallop would like to congratulate their Top High Selling services from the 2018 auction. The highest selling service (tied for the first time this year) was between Lazy Loper & VS Code Red! Laurie Peterson of West Des Moines, Iowa purchased Lazy Loper Highest Selling Service (Tied) service. VS Code Red’s “VS Code Red” service was purchased for the same amount, $2,300 by William Evans of Crouse, North Carolina. The second highest selling service was Shiners Voodoo DR, purchased for $2,250 by Brittina Klarin of Agua Dulce, California. Gallop’s third highest selling service was VS Flatline at $2,200, purchased by Ronald Wheeler of Quincy, Illinois. And, tied for fourth Highest Service at $2,000, No Doubt Im Lazy, purchased by Joe Kimmel of Broughton, Illinois, and Dual Smart Rey purchased by Ronald Wheeler of Quincy, Illinois. Gallop would also like to thank all of the owners of the 2018 line-up. Their support and dedication to Gallop’s mission has helped the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Inland Northwest continue to help families in crisis, who have travelled to be near their Second Highest Selling Service child in a hospital and need “Shiners Voodoo DR” a place to stay. A big ‘thank you’ goes out to all the breeders who have participated in bidding on Gallop’s fine stallions!
This is your opportunity to help a family in need! Be sure to attend one of the Nation’s most successful fundraising Equine events, either in person or online! Gallop is ranked as one of the best events to purchase Stallion Third Highest Selling Service Services in the country! “VS Flatline” Each year the Stallion line-up gets better and new stallion owners join the ranks! This year Gallop has stallions from Washington, Texas, California, Oklahoma, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Colorado, Arizona, Alabama, and Idaho. Stallion breeding fees range from $500 to $4100 per service. “We like to keep a pocketbook range so everyone has a chance to be a part of the Gallop event and helping our mission, as well as raising the bar of their breeding program” explained Gallop Event Coordinator, Barbara Turner. This year’s event offers 36 World Champion stallions! Many others are Reserve Fourth Highest Selling Service (Tied) World, Congress, NCHA, and “Dual Smart Rey” NRHA Champions. There are three stallions that are 6, 7, 9, and 12 time World Champions! Many will recognize the Stallion names, as they are leading sires of their breed and have produced multiple World and Reserve World Champion offspring. You will have the opportunity to purchase services to some of the finest Halter, Western Pleasure, Hunt Seat, Working Cow, Cutting, and Reining stallions in the world! The 2019 stallion line-up is complete, and the website is being updated daily with our non-service auction items. This is a great time Fourth Highest Selling Service (Tied) “No Doubt I’m Lazy” to do your homework on transported semen costs, mare care facilities and breeding procedures for stallions and ranches that are of interest to you. It also gives you an opportunity to research the stallions. If you are considering
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Guest Ranch located in Republic, Washington. A Hells Canyon wild River Jet Boat tour for two donated from Killgore Adventures. Professionally framed artwork donated by the Picture Peddler; a Limited Edition framed art piece by artist, Bev Doolittle. A weekend getaway package at Northern Quest Resort & Casino Gallop Phone Bank Bidding for their Callers, Which Consists of 80% Successful Bids including a one night stay, dinner at their five star restaurant, and Can’t make it to the event a companion massage at their spa. An overnight stay in a in person? Pre-bidding is currently being accepted, or you historical luxury Inn Suite located in the heart of Leavenworth, can bid the day of the Auction by calling our toll-free number which includes a white water rafting trip, followed by a BBQ. and speaking to an operator, starting at 11am. Watch the And the always popular ‘Painted Ponies & Jewelery’ package event live on our website, www.GallopAuction.com and have from the artists themselves, Vickie Knepper-Adrian and Lynn your credit card ready! Be sure to call in your bid one or two Bean. Added new to the list above comes a donated Green services prior to the service you are interested in. Mountain Grills/Davy Crockett ultimate portable pellet grill, Not going to be near a computer? On the road, working which includes with a digital WiFi controller, a meat probe, or hauling home from a horse show? Don’t worry, let Barb a peaked lid for rib racks, a convenience tray with utensil Turner know and arrangements can be made for your bid hooks, and Sense-Mate, a thermal sensor which constantly prior to services hitting the auction block! monitors grill temperature. The grill can run on 12V or 120AC Gallop would like to so it’s perfect for home or camping, tailgating, hunting, houseacknowledge their event boating, music festivals or anywhere you can take it! The underwriter, Rhodes Davy Crockett weighs 68 pounds and features foldable legs River Ranch, who is so that it can be easily placed in the trunk of any car, dually proudly sponsoring the truck, or more importantly… your horse trailer! Indebted, auction for the 19th year. Gallop would like to thank their new donor and supporter, Rhodes River Ranch is FMI Equipment in Spokane. located at the foothills Are you an avid Golfer? Maybe you’d be interested in bidding of the Cascades, just on a Scotland Championship Golfing trip? This experience Take a Vacation to an All Inclusive an hour and a half north includes: two rounds of golf for two on your choice of six Five-Star Resort, Rated Top 3 in the of SeaTac in beautiful select golf courses: Kingsbarns Golf Links, Prestwick Golf World, the Resort at Paws Up Arlington, Washington. Club Links, St Andrews Links’ Castle Course, Royal Troon The Ranch is dedicated to breeding, raising and training Golf Club’s Old Course, Carnoustie Golf Links’ Championship future World Champion performance horses, and providing Course, or Fairmont St Andrews’ Torrance Course; four-night top quality service to their clients. They also offer some of stay in a standard Fairmont room at the Fairmont St Andrews the finest performance prospects with bloodlines such as, Resort; daily full Scottish breakfast for two; and a five-day Peptoboonsmal, High Brow Cat, Smart Chic Olena, Dual Rey, rental of a mid-size car. Gunner, Smart Little Lena, Topsail Whiz, CD Olena, Soula How about making Jule Star, Nic It In The Bud, Starlights Joy, Shine By The a special memory for Bay, TR Dual Rey, CD Lights, Shine Like Hail, Magnum Chic your loved one, take Dream, and their top AQHA World Champion Reining stallion, them to see the sevenWhizkey N Diamonds. They welcome visitors to tour their site time Grammy winner and and contact them for more information regarding a service, Pollstar’s three-time top one of their stallions, sales or just to visit! To learn more female country touring about the Ranch, go to www.RhodesRiverRanch.com. The Gallop Charity Auction is indebted to Jean Rhodes and all artist, Carrie Underwood’s Live “Cry Pretty Tour 360” other sponsors for making the Gallop Auction possible. in 2019. This package Bid on the Exciting Package: Running Just as outstanding as the breeding services are the non- includes: two lower with the Bulls in San Sebastian, Spain service packages! These items are auctioned in-between level tickets to Carrie breeding services and are a chance for anyone to get Underwood in concert at your choice of venue; a two-night involved, not just those in the equine industry! We will be stay in a standard guest room at a Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott, adding non-service items to our website right up to days Sheraton or comparable hotel, and round-trip coach class before the event, so check our website frequently! airfare for two within the 48 contiguous U.S. Some of the non-service items donated include a one night, Feel like doing something adventurous? Consider taking a two day all-inclusive Dude Ranch vacation at K-Diamond-K trip to Spain to see the ‘Running of the Bulls!’ This Experience JANUARY 2019 • HORSE PREVIEWS • PAGE 6
Magic Magnifique x Trevs Onyx
2016 BlAck ARABiAn HOMOZYGOUS BlAck STAlliOn
Sweepstakes Nominated Sire SCID/CA Clear 2019 BREEdinG FEE: PUREBREd ARABiAn: $1500 OTHERS: $1000 Notorious is the ONLY BLACK SON standing in the United States by Multi-Champion Internation Black Stallion “Magic Magnifique”, (by True Colours’, Thee Desperado++, The Minstril). Bloodlines also include PFC Trevallon (UAE), Magnum Psyche, Padrons Psyche
Thank you to the wonderful staff of McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital for their expertise in collecting & shipping semen for Notorious to our clients! Our First Foal Arrives in 2019.
Ferric Bp, by Ferrer Her 2019 Foal by Notorious is his FIRST!
World Champion Producer
Mr Bo Button Sire: The Cash Button, Black APHA, World Champion Producer Dam: Sonnys Tru Amigo: by Multi World Champion “Sonnys Amigo Bar”
APHA ‘TRUE BlAck “HOMOZYGOUS” PAinT STAlliOn
Mr Bo Button x Magnificent Missy
2019 FEE: $850
2018 World Champion Black Yearling Stallion [Exported to Mexico] World Champion
Multiple Mare Discounts Excellent Fresh Cooled Transported Semen
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in a Vegas style production called Showstoppers Live, and also performed a tribute as Carrie Underwood in Las Vegas. Valerie is an award-winning singer who competed in the San Francisco rounds of the X-Factor, Nashville’s Charlie Daniel’s Talent Round Up, and the Spokane Frog FM Country Calling itself truly “The Last music vocalist contest where she Best Place,” The Resort at Paws took first place. Valerie is thrilled Up is offering you a chance to stay to announce a new single entitled at their 5 star rated Resort! This Take a Four-Night Scotland Championship Golf Adventure with “Rainbow After The Storm.” vacation package will include: Rental Car, Renown Gold Courses, Overnight Stay Michelle McCammond and Mellad A certificate for two adults. Abeid wrote this song for her to Certificate includes lodging taxes sing in light of her stage-three Breast Cancer battle. “Rainbow and resort fee. Three day, two-night complimentary stay After The Storm” has recently hit #1 on Christian Music in an exquisitely appointed Meadow Home for two guests. Weekly and charted in the top-forty on Nashville Christian Complimentary daily meal plans for two guests. Certificate Connection Chart. Her story and single have appeared on includes on property transportation during stay, and one KHQ, KREM 2, KXLY, and FOX 28’s Good Day Gotta Hear complimentary half-day activity for two guests. This. Valerie, finished recording her second song, “This Side Back by popular demand, you are going to have the of Crazy”, written by Michelle McCammond and Luke Yates. opportunity to bid on a Royal Caribbean cruise. Enjoy an Most recently Valerie was a featured guest artist on K102 Ocean View stateroom for two for a 4 or 5 night cruise to Country “Morning Stampede Show”. She is a performer not the Bahamas or the Caribbean, available year-round! Your to be missed! ocean view stateroom includes two twin beds, which can Participating for her third year, Gallop is honoured in be converted to a queen, vanity area, private bathroom and welcoming back the very picture window or porthole. Details on all these vacation talented recording artist, packages are located on the Gallop website at www. Christy Lee. This girl can GallopAuction.com. sing! She placed in the The excitement doesn’t end here! There is always our top-three for the Inland silent auction too! Items on the tables will include: tickets Northwest’s “Best Of.” to Triple Play & Silverwood Theme Parks; dining certificates The gritty texture of Christy and North 40 gift cards; a $425+ pair of Hathorn’s Rancher Lee’s voice is one of the Boots, top of the line White’s Boots; multiple Valentine’s best you’ll hear! She has gifts; Ariat, Tin Haul, Roper and Wrangler attire, beautiful lived in Nashville recording 2018 Gallop Ambassador of Good Will, gift baskets, wool blend & felt saddle blankets; Boot Barn and performing regularly Layton Tannahill with Entertainers: Western purses, South Western decor, Navajo saddle in music venues and on Christy Lee & Valerie Jeanne blanket; a complete bathroom set of horse art accessories; Broadway. Over the past beautiful southwest home decor; watches, jewelery, Rawhide seven years, Christy Lee has been in and out of Nashville Rommel Reins; Futurity show bridle, tooled Headstall; silver pursuing her music career, touring and sharing the stage spurs, and much, much more! with the likes of Rascal Flatts, Randy Houser, Franky Ballard, If at all possible, make a trip out to Northern Quest and Hunter Hayes, Bryan White and Blake Shelton! Music is not watch our Opening Ceremony at Noon. Witness the stage a hobby for Christy, it a career (filling the days in her life) and a family affair that began at the urging of her beloved father. come alive with entertainment that will astound you! She wows audiences wherever she performs. Gallop welcomes back actress, singer, and recording A vital addition to this year’s Gallop event (by popular artist, Valerie Jeanne. She has been performing at Gallop demand), is singer-songwriter, guitarist, and recording and entertaining countless children for 18 years. Valerie artist, Nick Canger. Nick recorded and released an old Tim is a powerhouse vocalist from the Pacific Northwest. Her McGraw song that was written by Tommy Barnes called, “When singing career began at the age of three and has been She Wakes Up and Finds Me Gone.” To date, Nick has played captivating listeners with her amazing voice ever since. She with Gary Chapman, Michael Peterson, Jason Michael Carrol, has opened for major name acts such as Freddie Fender, Luke Yates, and many more. You can hear Nick singing on Sherrie Austin, Big House, and Doug Supernaw. She has the radio, and on the tongues of his fans young and old. His performed at private parties entertaining guests like Wayne music can be followed on iTunes, YouTube, Facebook, Reverb Newton and Jack Hannah. Valerie also had the honor to work Nation, and live at this year’s 2019 Gallop Event! Nick leaves with Oscar and Academy Award winning actress and legend his talented mark on stage every time he performs. If you Patty Duke in The Traditions of Christmas Musical. She was a haven’t heard him yet, do not miss out on one of Country headliner performing a tribute to the vocal giant Celine Dion Includes: a guided walking tour of the ‘Running of the Bulls’ balcony viewing; opportunities to run with the bulls; three night stay in Pamplona, two night stay in San Sebastian; and round trip first class rail tickets from Pamplona to San Sebastian, Spain.
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2014 DBL Homozygous Grullo • 15 hands, 1050 lbs Sire: Just Pure Platinum • Dam: Blus Chex Harbor 2019 will be the first year for Chex to be standing at stud. Chex is homozygous for the dun and black gene so all of his offspring will be black based with dun factor!! He has a great disposition and great conformation. He has an excellent pedigree! Chex will be standing to a very limited number of outside mares so book early!
2019 Breeding Fee: $600
MAMA SAID DASH APHA Reg#910883 2007 Homozygous • Black & White Tobiano • 15.2 hands, 1150 lbs Sire: Heza Blue Tomcat • Dam: Goin to the Cash Bar
“Rocket has a great disposition and great conformation that he is passing onto his foals from a variety of mares! Rocket is homozygous for the tobiano and black gene so guaranteed a colored foal and all black based! All of his foals to date have been awesome and are very versatile! His oldest offspring are 5 & 6 years old and they are performing in Western Pleasure, dressage and hunter/jumper, English Pleasure and barrel racing! Rocket’s offspring are very versatile! Also check out Rocket’s excellent pedigree! Please consider breeding your mare or mares to Rocket and you will also be a very happy and proud owner of a beautiful Rocket foal!”
2019 Breeding Fee: $600
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2004 Cremello • 14.3 hands, 1050 lbs • Sire: Buenos Twisted Doc • Dam: Pocos Miss Miranda
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“Casper has a great foundation pedigree, great disposition & conformation. He has offspring that are excelling in the roping pen, speed events, cow horse events and also great trail riding and family horses! And to add to all that he adds the great colors of either palomino, buckskin, smokey black or even smokey grullas, depending on the color of the mare!”
2019 Breeding Fee: $400 Young Prospects Available for Purchase Non-Refundable Booking Fee of $150 on All Stallions • All stallions are AI only • Casper & Chex are 5 panel N/N, Rocket is 6 panel N/N
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“A big thank you to everyone who has chosen to breed their mare or mares to one of our stallions in 2018 and over the past 10 years! Also, thank you to all of you who have purchased a horse from us! It is your support and hearing the wonderful stories of the resulting foals or the progress of our home bred horses that keeps us doing what we love every year!”— Charlene & Steve Ulrich
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Music’s best acts at the 2019 Opening Ceremony of the Gallop Stallion Services Auction!
and overcoming medical struggles. The house provides a consistent and caring helping hand, lessening the mental and Joining the entertainment financial strain on families. It for this years 2019 ‘Opening allows them to focus on the most Ceremony’ comes well noted important thing ... supporting singer, writer, drummer and their children. They give families composer Jesse Quandt. Jesse the ability to spend more time started playing guitar and with their children, to interact singing at the age of four. Being with their doctors, and to make strongly influenced by classic, important decisions about their outlaw country, and classic Gallop Ambassador of Good Will, Layton Tannahill with Opening rock, he thrived in learning from Ceremony Entertainers. You Will Not Want to Miss These Talented child’s care. Fortunately, people like you, help support the mission the greats. Adding drums to his Recording Artists at the Upcoming Gallop Event when you participate in the Gallop repertoire, Jesse became well Event! Your generosity provides versed in jazz as well as classical, but never let go of his more than a wonderful afternoon at the Gallop Event... it country roots. Shortly after the start of the war in Iraq, Jesse offers a home away from home for hundreds of families, that put his musical aspirations on hold and joined the Army. He is a gift that is truly priceless! served just shy of ten years. No matter the post, he never went anywhere without his guitar. On his final overseas tour, Jesse began writing and composing his own original musical works. Within weeks of returning home to the States, Jesse was booked and performing professionally. From being billed in small bars, state fairs, music festivals, Jesse has gone on to open for award-winning artists and national touring acts, and has developed a devout following. His music follows themes of the blue collar worker, heartache, life, and love. Jesse’s energetic style of blending country with rock, blues and soul, always gives something for the listener to enjoy. Whether playing an intimate accoustic show, or an astounding, energy-packed live event, Jesse Quandt never fails to deliver true entertainment. Gallop is excited to have him join the ranks of helping RMHC families! Behind the Story ‘Giving Back... with RMHC Child, Santana’
All of this excitement and support helps the Gallop Stallion Services Auction meet its primary goal of raising funds to help the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Inland Northwest continue their mission of helping hundreds of families. Check out all of this year’s performers on Gallop’s Facebook page, or on our website, www.GallopAuction.com. Imagine if your child was sick. What would you do if you had to fly to a hospital in a different city far from your home? Would you know where to go? When you arrived at the hospital, where would you put your extra clothes? Where would you shower? Where would you wash your clothes? Who would you turn to for help? These and many other questions are all answered daily by the volunteers at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Inland Northwest. Families are provided temporary lodging, comfort and support while their children are accessing medical services
Even a Ronald McDonald House child understands the gift of giving as being truly priceless... At the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Inland Northwest, six-year-old Santana’s face lights up as he remembers the day that Wigs for Kids came to visit. Two of his friends, Gabby and Stephania, had recently shaved their heads and were quiet and sad. All of that changed for a few minutes when they were handed their wigs. For Santana, this triggered an idea: he decided that he would grow out his hair and donate it so that other kids with cancer could experience the same kind of joy. Such empathy would be impressive for any 6-year-old, but even more so for one in Santana’s shoes. Just weeks before, what doctors originally thought were attention problems and heartburn turned out to be Leukemia. In the blink of an eye Santana was pulled out of school in his distant city, and sent to Spokane for a blood transfusion. During his treatment he stayed at the Ronald McDonald House off and on for the next thirty-nine months. When Santana’s hair started falling out he and his dad Homar shaved their heads together. When Santana’s hair started growing back he told his dad about his plan and informed him that he too needed to grow out his hair. Homar couldn’t argue. Their act of Green Mountain Davy Crockett Pellet kindness inspired twenty Grill (donated by FMI Equipment of two other family members Spokane) to be Auctioned Off at the and friends, who also 2019 Gallop decided to grow their hair out to donate to kids with cancer. Santana finished his treatment and was officially declared cancer free in January 2015. That same month, he, his dad, and friends and family worked with a local barber who
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donated their time and space for a hair donation party. In total, the fundraiser brought in almost $2,000 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Inland Northwest, as well as enough hair for many, many wigs.
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Santana’s desire to help stems from a simple motivation: despite the difficult circumstances that brought him to Spokane, many of his happiest memories from those three years were at the Ronald McDonald House. He remembers the dance parties he and his friends would have when someone was having a bad day, hanging out with his friend David in the Sponge Bob room, and his Grandma coming to the House to make him tamales. Despite being sick and tired, he felt surrounded by a community of people who understood and were there to lift him up during the tough times.
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As Santana’s mom Michelle puts it, “If it wasn’t for the Ronald McDonald House of the Inland Northwest, we wouldn’t have made it.” This was the least we could do to help pay it forward…You need to love on each other. It’s the only way you get through.” That empathy and compassion are traits clearly passed on to Santana, and felt by the hundreds of families who will benefit from his kindness.
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On The edge Of COmmOn SenSe
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“How ya doin’ Skip?” I asked. “Okay, I guess,” he said. “Remember my good rope horse?” I remembered. Skip, like me is left-handed and therefore requires a left-handed heelin’ horse. Whenever I’m in southern New Mexico he lets me borrow ol’ Roanie. Last time I had been to his place to rope I got there early so I saddled up and was warmin’ up the horse. I didn’t remember him bein’ quite so belligerent and feisty. He made a couple stops where I had to grab the horn! When Skip arrived he explained why Roanie was actin’ up. It wasn’t Roanie. It was the other horse. The other horse, which had a big scar on his shoulder, was also a roan. He was the flotsam of a relationship gone bad. Skip had wanted to sell him but the now departed love interest had insisted he keep him so they could go on romantic rides together. Skip roped on him now and then but
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never gonna git much better. It’s not fair to them to keep ‘em around if yer never gonna ride’m. I’m really not sentimental about him anyway.” He put his arm around my shoulder. “Thanks, my friend.” “Yer welcome,” I said, happy that I was able to counsel my friend. “Then maybe you could do some serious horse trainin’ on the other horse.” “Whatya talkin’ about?” he said. “He’ll still be crippled.” “Oh, I thought we were talkin’ about ol’ Roanie.” “Oh, no,” he said, “I could never sell ol’ Roanie.” For more great stories, columns and books from Baxter Black, including his new book “A Commotion in Rhyme” please visit www.BaxterBlack.com
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It is not very often that there are any big changes with respect to horse vaccinations. horsemanship Really the last big thing was the addition of West Nile to our vaccination protocols about ten years ago. This upcoming spring we are switching to a new product from Zoetis. They are an old company we have used and trusted for years. Zoetis is the animal segment that Dr. Bob Peters, DVM split from the human company Pfizer many years ago. They have developed a new vaccine for this year called Core Eq. It is a combination of the five “core vaccines” as identified by the AAEP. (American Association of Equine Practitioners) veterinary knowledge
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benefit and low enough level of risk to justify their use in the majority of patients.” The five core vaccines identified by the AAEP are: Tetanus, West Nile, Eastern Encephalitis, Western Encephalitis and Rabies. Obviously, there are other necessary vaccinations. What sets the five core diseases apart is there is the high incidence of death in horses that contract one of those diseases and/or the disease is also a public health risk. First of all, let’s be clear. The “Core Vaccines” are NOT the only vaccinations that your horse needs. Flu, Rhino and Strangles are not included in this new Core vaccine. Any one of those three diseases occur at a fantastically higher rate than all five of the Core diseases combined. So, what is all the hubbub about? Four of the five Core vaccines were included in the 5 Way + WNV we have administered for years. The only new addition to Core Eq is Rabies. Less than 5% of our clients vaccinate their horses for Rabies. I’ll come clean here. I did not vaccinate my own horses against Rabies. It is such a low incidence disease and the separate vaccination was an extra $20-$25 per horse. But…If lightening happened to strike your horse, it would be catastrophic. Rabies is a 100% death rate disease. Furthermore, it is so rare that when it happens the most common first diagnosis is either colic or choke. By the time the correct diagnosis is arrived at, many humans have been exposed. That is scary.
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SENSIBLE ROUND PENNING - DIRECTIONAL CONTROL By Ann Kirk
Happy New Year! I pray you had a good holiday season. 2019 is now upon us. Lord, help us to seek what you have for us and to rejoice in each day. Did you practice with your motivating tool during the past few months? Are you getting “good” at throwing the rope with both hands and hitting your target on the fence? And then getting it wound back up quickly to be ready for the next correction? Well, don’t worry if you aren’t there yet. I still have to stop and untwist my rope occasionally but I just see it as a good opportunity to rest. Being willing and persistent and having a good attitude goes a lot farther than having a “perfect” rope handling ability. So, with all that said, let’s get started. Put your horse in the round pen and remove all equipment. If the horse is hard to halter, leave the halter on for the purpose of moving him to another pen when finished with this segment of the lesson. By the end of the next article, you should be able to easily halter your horse and won’t need to leave the halter on. By removing all equipment from the horse, it gives him more of a sense of freedom to move about as he chooses, making the results more dramatic. The purpose of the Round Pen is to gain control of the horse mentally by controlling him physically without being attached in any visible form. To do this, you must find something that you can control and build upon it. You already
know that you cannot control the horse’s ability to move. The strongest halter and the biggest tree cannot make a horse keep still if it really wants to move. It may not be going anywhere but it can still be moving its feet. Nor can you control his gait or speed. But you can decide that he has to move; that he cannot refuse to go when you cue and you can control when and how he turns when changing directions. So this is your starting point. “First, get the feet to move. Then get them to move consistently; then take them in the direction you want them to go”, (quote from John Lyons). Start by sending the horse to the left around the pen. Why left? Because it is specific and being specific in your training let’s you “know” when you get the correct response. The gait of choice is a trot but if he chooses to lope, that is okay for now. He will slow down as the lesson progresses. If he tries to change directions, quickly turn him back to the left until he
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quits trying to turn on his own. This will be his first clue that you are controlling him even though you are not attached to him. At first, he will think he is running away and you have no control. But, he will soon catch on that you are telling him if and when to change directions. When he is going consistently to the left, ask him to turn and go right. Keep him going right until he quits trying to turn back and then ask him to go left again. When he becomes consistent, only send the horse around 1-3 times before asking for a turn. You are not trying to tire him out. You are working on his submission to your control over his direction and movement. If he seems to be running wildly in a panic, do lots of turns, only letting him go half to three quarters of the way around before doing a turn. Practice this until the horse will stay going in a fairly calm manner and turn only when asked. In some cases, your horse may be so comfortable with you that you cannot chase him off. This is okay. I will work most horses from the rail in to me. But there are some that I must work from in by me out to the rail then back. This is done by putting the halter and lead on and teaching them a “go forward” cue with a whip or a lead line. I teach them to yield their shoulder and to go forward when asked and then, when I remove the halter, I can cue them to leave and they will leave. Don’t get in a face-off with your horse. If the horse is not leaving because it is “safe” with you, you don’t want to loose that connection by teaching him you are not “safe”. If the horse will not move because he considers himself to be
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the dominate partner, you could get hurt by creating a power struggle. Also, if you don’t succeed, you have strengthened his position. So, break it down to a simpler step, teach him to leave in a clear controlled manner and then proceed with success. Now, you can teach the inside turns. This is when the horse brings his nose towards the center of the pen as he is changing directions. At first, the horse will make an inside turn only because you will not let him make an outside turn. Eventually, he will associate your positioning with what kind of turn you want him to make. To cue an inside turn, you want to think of having a line attached to a halter. As the horse is going left, mentally cut the pen in thirds and walk towards the fence while watching the horse’s eyes, ears, head, etc. Imagine you are pulling his nose towards you as you cut him off. If he turns to the outside, immediately send him on left and ask again. Be patient! This may take several times before the horse “tries” the inside turn as an alternative. He is searching for the release and he can only guess until he gets it right. You let him know he is right by releasing the pressure. When he realizes that he cannot turn away, he may just slow and stop. Get him moving and ask again. You must have the forward movement to get the turn. When he does make the correct turn, release the pressure and just barely keep him moving for 1-2 rounds. Do 5-10 inside turns from the left before working on the right. It will be easier on you and the horse to not try the inside turn from both directions right away. At this
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point, let the horse walk anytime he wants as long as he is responding immediately to your request to change directions. If he doesn’t, pick up the emotion by increasing his speed enough to make it count. When you have both directions, do 20-30 repetitions before starting to teach the outside turn. Some people choose to never teach the outside turn. Times when I would not would be if I thought the horse might try to jump over the pen. This could result in injuries and would not be worth the risk. Also, if the horse has a habit of always running away from me, I would want to establish the inside turns firmly in his mind. In these cases, I would practice the inside turn 150-300 times just turning left and right, left and right. You will see some amazing results just from this one lesson if you will persist in the repetitions. But there are many times when the outside turn is more important than the inside turn. If a horse constantly wants to stand over me or stand on me in a rude way, not considering my space, teaching the outside turn is a yielding move and will translate to consideration on the halter. Also, it is very important if you have a horse that is aggressive in any way. I have been charged by horses while doing the inside turns and will immediately go to the outside turn for control. These horses are dangerous so be careful. I can do many outside turns, then stop the horse along the fence and teach the inside turn from a standing position with them at a distance that keeps me safe.
The outside turn is taught by pushing the nose away from you as you cut the horse off. Step more forward, raising your rope towards the nose. If it appears that the horse will run over you, let it past and ask again. If he makes the wrong turn, immediately turn the horse back, send him on and ask again. If the horse is very ingrained to do inside turns, you can usually get the outside turn by asking for the inside turn and then pushing his nose all the way through so he does a complete circle and continues in the same direction. When he begins to understand your cue, then do them without using the inside turn. When he is doing the outside turn consistently upon request, mix them up. Inside turn left; outside turn right, outside turn left; inside turn right and so on. This will solidify the cues for you and him. This can be done as slow as the horse chooses as long as he is responsive to your requests. It is not about the speed but about the obedience. Well, I can go on and on as you can tell but it is getting too long. Go out and practice this much with your pal and we will continue on next time. If you have any questions, go to my website, e-mail me and I will help you troubleshoot. I am all about you succeeding with your horse so don’t hesitate to ask. Take care and be careful so the days ahead can be full of fun. God Bless you and keep you safe. For more information on Ann Kirk and her Sensible Horsemanship Programs, go to www.annkirk.com. And check out the Sensible Round Penning DVD now available!
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Now that snow is on the ground and it is colder, some of us turn our attention to things other than riding down the trail. I am speaking about those of us that are fair weather riders and without an indoor arena. This does not mean that we totally divorce ourselves from the horses. After all, many of us are still out there at least twice a day to feed them and check the water. Some even have to clean stalls. Winter can be a special time to get other projects done. This includes checking and cleaning our tack. Two things we do not want to happen during the primary riding season are to have our tack out of commission for cleaning or repair or, to have a serious accident due to our tack. So my answer for this is get after it now. This winter, after the Super Bowl, I will bring all the tack inside for a good cleaning. This is a major project as it takes several days to take apart each saddle, wash, oil and reassemble. This process gives the additional benefit of providing us a good time to really take a hard look at the tack and see what needs repair.
There are many benefits. First is safety. Damaged or weekend tack can result in a nasty accident with unfavorable results. PONDEROSA CHAPTER Second, tack can end up at the repair shop when we want to be riding. Third, tack will last much longer when property cared for. What about those saddlebags? This assumes that we all carry saddlebags with first aid and survival equipment. This is important wherever we ride or for how far. Winter is a good time to spread these supplies out on the table and evaluate them. Are you carrying everything you need, are there things you do not need, do you know how to use them and are the items in good repair and not out of date? It behooves us all to carry at least a small quantity of supplies. For example, if everyone carries one vet wrap and gauze when there is a major injury we combine our resources. I have seen that happen. At the same time we can review what is in the vet box in the trailer and barn.
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