My Journey to Road to the Horse 2012

Johnathan FieldSometimes things in life can come out of nowhere. Last April, I had one of those moments. Walking in from teaching a clinic near Edmonton, Alberta, my wife Angie informed me that Tootie Bland had called and I was to call her back. I knew exactly who she was and didn't hesitate to pick up the phone.

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My Journey to Road to the Horse 2012 - Day 3

Johnathan FieldNow we're onto the obstacle course. When practicing I followed the same timeline as in the real event, so the colt had a rest overnight. This overnight rest before the obstacle competition makes the event quite different from others because the horses get a full day's rest before going into the obstacle course.

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Shiney Sushi Retires On Top

Shiney Sushi & Carol RoseAthletic palomino horses are nothing new to the reined cow horse winner’s circle, but Shiney Sushi had yet to step into the champion’s spotlight. She finally got her due, winning the Open Bridle class at the National Reined Cow Horse Association’s Celebration of Champions in San Angelo, Texas, on February 4.


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Arena All-Star Hot Shot

Tyrney Steinhoff and Hot ShotA little buckskin gelding nicknamed “Hot Shot” carried Janet Stover to her first WPRA World championship—and then kept running for two Oklahoma girls.




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