Monthly Archives: November 2015

Who’s this Buckle Winner?

Well, it’s our very own Pat Grant and the beautiful Bentley.  Pat was the “Top Hand” last month at the V6 Ranch Cowboy Academy in Parkfield.  Wow, Pat!  We are so proud of you!!  You can wear this thing with … Continue reading

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The best team member ever…..

Margaret Pare was not able to show Cotton, but she made the trip anyway.  Now that’s dedication!!  Margaret trailered Maribeth’s new horse and Todd’s horse all the way to Arizona, then cheered us on throughout.  This also made it possible … Continue reading

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Grace and Mei Mei, almost ready to show on the first day of competition…

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Special Thanks to Becky Grant and the Arizona affiliate

We would not have this great event to attend without the hard work from WSVRHA president Becky Grant and all our new friends in Arizona. The event was extremely well organized and the atmosphere was welcoming.  We were invited by … Continue reading

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More Year End Decorations!!

Two of our favorite riders and horses who didn’t even attend the Arizona show finished the year by being Reserve High Point finishers in their respective divisions.  Big congratulations to Kelly Saunders and Peppys Dual Light in Advanced and Janet … Continue reading

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Western States Versatility Ranch Horse Association Year End Winners!!

This is actually a picture of the entire “Team California,” but so many were year-end high point winners that I wanted to include all of us. Pictured left to right: Carl Greenhaw, Novice year-end high point winner; Bev Sparrowk; Jennifer … Continue reading

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Congrats to Maribeth Darras

It was an honor to deliver this nice five-year-old, “Andy,” to Arizona.  Maribeth purchased him in San Juan Bautista.  Andy, by CD Lights, is already an accomplished reined cow horse.  Maribeth will round out his training by working on his … Continue reading

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Everyone Who Made the Trip is a Winner

There are two riders without whom we would be no team at all!! Congratulations to Grace Davis and Casino 203.  Grace and Casino were wonderful, especially in Cow Horse and Ranch Riding, where they were second.  But I was especially … Continue reading

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Mei Mei and her great Arizonan Reserve Champ, Anthony Luna

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Finally….for a team “wrap up” from Arizona.

No, this isn’t EVERYTHING we returned with, but it’s lots of it.  Let’s start with the championship event itself.  I will list our team winners first: YOUTH CHAMPION: Mei Mei Dorrance and Pepsi Tonic.  This pair continues to improve.  They … Continue reading

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