Monthly Archives: September 2018

Thanks to my partners at Ranch Roundup….

My most important partner at Ranch Roundup was Chase (Very Smart Cow Pony), who won this great knife in the Ranch Horse Class. But special thanks to Kim Donlon, Kathy Torres, Larry Bacon, Christian Scanlan, Jennifer Harden, and Tootie Truesdell, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Thank you, Susan Bancroft and Crew

Here we are, cattle settled and ready to start the cutting on Saturday morning at the Ranch Roundup.  Each year, I find it daunting to deal with the tremendous amount of work required to put on this event.  Each year, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Buckle for Jennifer Harden

I really can’t take credit for this win, but this is the only celebratory picture I had of my good friend Jennifer Harden and her trusty Cheater.  Jennifer and Kathy Torres WON the hotly contested Ranchers’ Choice.  So I am … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Who ever wins a buckle in their first competition? Christian Scanlan, that’s who!

I was proud to be a partner for this kid, who rode expertly to a Ranchers’ Choice win. Christian celebrates with Gigi (Dawn Poston).  Good pic, Mom (Samantha Scanlan). I would like to say something special about the horse in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Outdated pic, but Ranch Roundup Success!

Congrats, Mei Mei and Rico (Witch is it Chic), for finishing THIRD in the huge buckaroo (boxing) class.  Also congrats on tying for sixth out of 40 in the cutting.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Favorite Cutting Run at Ranch Roundup!

  I certainly was proud of Amy Dore and young Ronni.  They showed such composure in this run, which made them FOURTH OUT OF FORTY!  They also finished fourth in a Trail class of the same size.  Clearly, this four-year-old … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Fandango Success!

Clifford Horse Training made a good little showing at Fandango.  Congrats to Dawn Poston for winning the high point prize of the day.  She also won the Ranch Riding and the Cow Horse class.  Congrats to Larry Bacon and team, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Her first at Fandango….

This was Kensley Hennessey’s first time running a reining pattern in competition, and her first time working a cow.  What a great start.  Kensely and Rojo (Genuinely Code Red) are becoming quite the pair. I was proud as punch!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Autumn 2018 … Here We Come!

I wanted to alert you to my upcoming schedule and to all the things happening in “Ranch Versatility World.” We have a busy autumn! Of course, this coming weekend is the Carmel Valley Ranch Roundup. I will be very busy … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment