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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan. 6, 2006
    Aldie, VA

    Default I won my first Ranch Sorting Event!

    I am about 10 months into my western transformation from Hunter Jumper and I bought myself a really great horse.. cutting bred older mare that is amazing and such a good teacher. We have been dabbling around in the sorting stuff, having a really great time.

    I decided to take her to a little off site event, our first time off the property where I keep her. Somehow we won the whole darn thing! It was a random draw event, every level with about 75 teams total.

    I was so surprised.. but we have been working hard and going to a lot of practice events.

    The best thing is I am having so much fun with my wonderful QH mare.. she is so amazing and I am so lucky to have found this very fun sport!!

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb. 16, 2005
    Central California Mountains


    Congrats!! Yea, cow work is da bomb! I've done a little sorting, but am currently competining in reined cowhorse - LOVE playing with cows with my ponies!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct. 5, 1999
    A place called vertigo


    Congrats!!!! I'm in a similar boat, but pursuing wp/trail/horsemanship. Not many cows in my area, except on dinner plates.

  4. #4
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    Jan. 3, 2008


    What fun! and congratulations!

  5. #5
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    Oct. 11, 2002


    Congrats La Gringa! Was this a RSNC event?
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  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec. 2, 2009


    Very cool!

    I was watching the cutters the other day on RFD-TV and they just amaze me. Are you doing that at home? Or are you at a facility that has cows you can "use"? I've always wondered how that would work for people who don't have cattle.

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