Issue #25 - March 9, 2005
Join in the Fun with Texas Longhorn Shows


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Join in the Fun with Texas Longhorn Shows


Texas Longhorn breeders met in Truth or Consequences, NM on March 5, 2005 for the First New Mexico Spring Show featuring Youth and World Qualifying Longhorn Shows.

Greg Briney of Sanger, TX judged the shows, sponsored by the Texas Longhorn Breeders of New Mexico affiliate. Youth Show Chairwoman was Jan Gentry, Belen, NM, and the World Qualifying Longhorn Show Chairman was Jim Johnson, Anthony, NM.

In the Youth Show, the Grand Champion Female, JHC Miss Judy, was first named the Senior Champion Female, and was exhibited by Brandon Barker, Johnstown, CO. The Reserve Grand Champion Female, JTW Star of Barbara, was first named Junior Champion Female and was exhibited by Kacey Clark, Santa Fe, NM.

Samantha Johnson, Clint, TX, exhibited the Grand Champion Bull, Whisky Lullaby, while Brandon Barker exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Bull, PRL Bootlegger.

Samantha Johnson also exhibited the Grand Champion Steer, 4T Dust Devil, while Kacey Clark exhibited the Reserve Champion Steer, Rockslide 4/11.

Youth Showmanship winners are as follows:

Pee Wee Youth: Breanna Barker, Johnstown, CO; Zack Wilson and Victoria Sanchez, Cortez, CO.

Intermediate Division (Ages 10 to 12) Kacey Clark, Santa Fe, NM.

Teen Division (Ages 13 to 15) Stephani Johnson, Clint, TX.

Senior Division (Ages 16 to 18) Kadie Himmelreich, Erie, CO.

In the World Qualifying Longhorn Show, the Grand Champion Haltered Female, Suz An Art, was first named Senior Champion Female and is owned by Glen and Lyn Lewis, Ordway, CO. The Reserve Grand Champion Haltered Female, JTW Star of Barbara, was first named Junior Champion Female, and is owned by Kacey Clark, Santa Fe, NM.

The Reserve Junior Champion Female was JC Blondie, owned by Kacey Clark, and the Reserve Senior Champion Female was JHC Miss Judy, owned by Brandon Barker.

Glen and Lyn Lewis own the Grand Champion Haltered Mature Female, Winter Fire 17, and the Reserve Grand Champion Haltered Mature Female, Dangerous Rock.

The Grand Champion Haltered Bull, Tucson Thunder, was also named the Senior Champion Bull and is owned by the Dunsworth/Barker Partnership of Peyton, CO. The Reserve Grand Champion Haltered Bull, Whiskey Lullaby, was first named the Junior Champion Bull and is owned by Samantha Johnson, Clint, TX. Leroy and Betsy Dunsworth, Peyton, CO, own the Reserve Junior Champion Bull named PRL Bootlegger.

In the Non-Haltered Division, the Grand Champion Female, Rafter J2 Catron County, was first named Senior Champion Female and is owned by Jim and Sylvia Johnson of Anthony, NM. The Reserve Grand Champion Non-Haltered Female, Giggles, was first named Reserve Senior Champion Female and is owned by Glen and Lyn Lewis. The Johnsons own the Junior Champion Non-Haltered Female, SD Miss Amber and the Reserve Junior Champion Non-Halted Female, SD Gracie.

Fred Heist, El Paso, TX, owned the Grand Champion Mature Non-Haltered Female, L-J Buckshot’s Oakie. Dr. J. Garey and Marie Ritchie, Farmington, NM, own the Reserve Grand Champion Mature Non-Haltered Female, BL Tilly 528.

The Grand Champion Trophy Steer, Jimmy Shoulders, was first named the Senior Champion Non-Haltered Steer and is owned by Gary Cole, Pueblo, CO. The Reserve Grand Champion Trophy Steer was first named the Reserve Senior Champion Trophy Steer and is also owned by Gary Cole. The Junior Champion Non-Haltered Steer was Sale Barn and is owned by Ron and Jan Gentry, Belen, NM. Fred and Marijo Balmer, Folsom, NM, own the Reserve Junior Champion Non Haltered Steer named TJ’s Slick.




Autobahn Motorcar Group Youth Tour Stops in Houston, Austin

The Autobahn Motorcar Group Youth Scholarship Tour is making a stop in Houston for the first time where $6,000 will be up for grabs for youth to use toward college. The Youth Show begins at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 13. The World Qualifying Longhorn Show begins at 8 a.m. the same day.

More than 100 head of top quality Texas Longhorn cattle from across the United States will compete for premium money, trophies and prestige at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. The Shows will be in the Reliant Center in the Main Arena.

Winners of the 14th Annual National Heritage Texas Longhorn World Qualifying Show will have the opportunity to compete in the prestigious 2005 World Show, held annually in Fort Worth by the Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America (TLBAA).

The Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo brings its annual event, Rodeo Austin, to the Travis County Expo Center March 12-26, 2005, featuring the best professional rodeo has to offer, great music and fun for the whole family.

Highlights of the fair include the Autobahn Motorcar Group Youth Show, which will be making its annual stop in Austin. TLBAA members will also get a chance to compete in a World Qualifying Longhorn Show.

Rodeo events to look forward to include the professional rodeo events sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) that include bareback riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing, team roping and bull riding.

There are also rodeo clowns and the renowned Carnival with great food, games, rides and plenty of promotions for family fun. Buy an Unlimited Ride Wristband for $20 and ride all day long. Or, get a Spring Break Pass for $10 during the week of March 14-18 and get unlimited use of the carnival rides from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

For more information about the Texas Longhorn events at the Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo contact Christy Randolph at 512-360-4299.

North Texas – East Texas Dual Spring Show
Glen Rose, TX
March 11-13, 2005

For the first time the North and the East will meet for the Spring Youth Show and World Qualifying Longhorn Show in Glen Rose, TX this weekend.

Cattle will arrive on Friday morning, March 11, and the North Texas Longhorn Breeders Association Haltered, Non-Haltered and Trophy Steer Shows will begin that afternoon.

The Youth Show will start bright and early on Saturday, March 12. A dinner will follow the shows at the Somervell County Expo Center with a dance and live band.

On Sunday, March 13, the East Texas Longhorn Association will begin its Haltered and Non-Haltered Shows.

Don’t miss out on this dual-spring show. For more information contact Clayton and Rhonda Stanfield at 254-965-7344 or Lisa and Chris Parker at 903-873-3467.

- Antoinette Vega -

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