The National Snaffle Bit Association Announces Hall of Fame Inductees
and 2009 Horse of the Year
Each year, NSBA inducts individuals, horses and
riders into the NSBA Hall of Fame. Nominations for horses and
individuals are made in writing to the NSBA office and these nominations
are reviewed by the board at their regularly scheduled meeting in
- this category is open to Sires or Dams; they maybe living or deceased
but must be permanently retired from the show ring.
Blazing Hot, owned by Robbie and Joan Schroeder of Gainesville,
Goddess of Love, owned by Hedy Levin, of Strugis, Michigan
Hall of Fame - Show Horse Category
Stallions, Mares or Geldings; they maybe living or deceased as well as
they maybe actively showing.
Potential Diva, owned by Steven and Susan Thompson of Hillsboro,
Hall of Fame - Individual Category
This category is to
acknowledge individuals that have had on impact on the National Snaffle
Bit Association. This can be evident by their dedication and time
served to the association. This could be an individual, company or
Debbie Popp Hubbard
Hall of Fame - Rider Category
Qualifications - All NSBA
earnings will count in a rider's earning figures. All earning from
Hunter Under Saddle, Longe Line, Western Pleasure, Trail and Western
Riding will be combined. Results on records from 1984 through the
present year will be used. A NSBA Rider will be inducted into the Hall
of Fame the year following the year in which he/she has obtained
earning totaling $250,000 or more.
Horse of the Year
Since 1998, the NSBA has has presented
the Horse of the Year Award to the owner of the horse, which is most
deserving of this prestigious award based on NSBA participation as
evident by NSBA show record and most points earned in that year. Again,
nominations are submitted and the horse is selected by vote of the NSBA
Board of Directors.
2009 Award Winner
Goodcowboymargarita, owned by Crosby Boyd of Leonard, Michigan
Special thanks to Jennifer Horton of Bar H photography for candids from The Iowa Winter Wonderland show in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The show, managed by EMG Horse Shows, ran Feb 25-28 and the judges were Gary Roberts, Tina Kaven and Jeff Mellott.
Everyone at GoHorseShow.com would like to wish Joan Schroeder a very happy birthday! Joan has been extremely busy this breeding season at Schroeder Ranch in Gainesville, Texas, where she and husband Robbie stand Blazing Hot and Born To Be Blazing. We hope she can take a little time out from her day to enjoy it!
Hot N Blazing would like to congratulate The Heat Seeker and owner Angela Fox who won the Amateur High Point English Horse and Reserve All Around Amateur titles at the 2010 Arizona Sun Country Circuit.
The Heat Seeker is a 2003 sorrel gelding and is trained by Briggs Show Horses of Pilot Point Texas.
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Great news from Mississippi! Cody Fisher reports "God has blessed Michelle and me with the prettiest girl in the world, Evelyn Grace. She arrived on Wednesday, February 10th at 1:52 pm and weighed 7 pounds even and measured 19.25 inches."
Jeff Williams Quarter Horses would like to congratulate Gretchen Greene of Poulsbo, Washington on her recent purchase of "Ultra Sudden." This two year old AQHA gelding by "Sudden Inclination" will be prepared for non-pro western pleasure futurities in 2010. Also, watch for "Go Slow N Sweet" at major west coast circuits during the upcoming year. The 2009 AQHA Amateur Western Pleasure World Show finalist will continue to be shown by Jeff Williams in Amateur Western Pleasure and Kristy McCann in Senior Western Pleasure. Jeff has nationally competitive western pleasure and western riding show horses and prospects for sale at all times.
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Congratulations to Kristy and Jay Starnes of Summerton, South Carolina, on the birth of their first born, Logan Starnes! Baby boy Logan was born on January 11th at 6:45pm. Mom reports he weighed 7 lbs 2.3 oz. and measured in at 20 inches long.