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CABANA CONGRATULATES OFFSPRING

February 27, 2017

2017 TEXAS GREEN HUNTER enrolled Stallion CABANA Congratulates his offspring DAVIDSON and new owner Dana Vollbracht ridden by Amberlee Wentz and trained by Suzy Balenseifen,  winner of BOTH Texas Green Stakes and BOTH USHJA National Derbies during weeks 1 and 2 of the GSWEC Winter Series in Katy. Also congratulations to offspring, LINUS owned and ridden by Haley Redifer - Top ribbons in the Small Juniors at Winter Equestrian Festival. Click for full story...

 

WACO WINTER WARM UP WRAP UP

February 1, 2017

The Winter Warm Up Horse Show was held this past week at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, TX, with good competition. Gianna Aycock took home the top prize Saturday night in the $10,000 Winter Festival Jumper Classic with her horse Quidditch. Gianna (pictured below) was very excited with her win on the big grey stallion. The only other clear first round was North Shore Farm’s Cecotto’s AS ridden by Annie Kartsotis. Annie made it back-to-back second place finishes in last week and this week's Classics. Taking home third place was Elona, owned and ridden Rachel Lindsey. Click for full story...

 

BLUE RIBBON WINTER FESTIVAL WRAP UP

January 23, 2017

The Blue Ribbon Winter Festival was held at the Extraco Center in Waco, Texas, last week and many exhibitors got the new show year off to a good start. On Thursday, the $5000 Texas Green Hunter Super Stake was won by Unforgettable owned by Nourah Caskey and ridden by Susan McMorris (pictured below). Second also went to Susan on Rio Vista Farm’s RVF Carlyle and third went to Brioso owned by Susan Schwartz and ridden by Stacie Goodson. Click for full story...

 

SOUTHBOUND INTRODUCES A NEW PLACE TO STAY IN KATY

October 11, 2016

Looking for a new, nearby, different choice for accommodations in Katy for the upcoming Harvest show? Find out what Southbound has secured as a new host hotel. Click for full story...

 

Nutrena Announces Topline Balance

October 3, 2016

Launched October 1 by Nutrena is "Topline Balance", a new and innovative way to score your horse's topline and ensure that you are doing the most for your equine partner's performance.   Our top competitors understand the importance of a strong core to gain a competitive advantage and keep a healthy horse for the long haul. Assess your equine athletes today to ensure that you are feeding for optimal performance. Click for full story...

 

Southwest Showdown Wrap-Up

September 27, 2016

The Southwest Showdown had a full house at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy last week and The Texas Pony Championship took center stage. The Texas Pony Championship is modeled after the USEF Pony Finals with a model, an under saddle and an over fences class. Tessa Downing, coming out of the small ponies, took home the Small Champion and the Grand Texas Pony Championship on Shalimar owned by the Weis Family Farm. Click for full story...

 

Texas Rose Classic Highlights

September 20, 2016

Congratulations to the big winners the second week of Tyler's September horse shows! Click for full story...

 

Texas Rose Sport Horse Cup Highlights

September 13, 2016

Highlights from the first of two weeks in Tyler at the Texas Rose Horse Park. Congratulations, winners! Click for full story...

 

TEXAS PONY CHAMPIONSHIP SPONSOR PACKAGES

July 12, 2016

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Announcing Texas Hunter Pony Championships

July 8, 2016

Southbound Show Management announces its 2016 Texas Pony Championships. This year’s Championship will be held at the Southwest Showdown Horse Show  --  September 21-25, 2016, at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, TX, and will include a $5000 Derby Style Pony Classic. Remember we are always looking for volunteers to organize parties and other events at the shows and the Championships. Anyone interested in being a sponsor or helping in other ways, should contact Patrick Rodes at 940-367-1217 or
pdrntx@aol.com.

 

GREETINGS FROM SUNNY SANTA FE

June 16, 2016

Please join us for HIPICO Santa Fe's 2016 show season! The 2016 A-Rated Santa Fe Summer Series and National Fall Fun Series Official  Premium is now available on HIPICO Santa Fe’s web site here.  The Premium details all the classes and technical information about the 7 weeks of horse shows that we will be hosting this year. The Summer Series includes our $50,000 Grand Prix de Santa Fe and the Fall Series includes the new $10,000 Futures & Masters Championships, showcasing young and senior riders. Experience last year's event here! Santa Fe is an amazing place to visit in Summer and Fall, with beautiful scenery, charming hospitality, historic culture, fine restaurants, and world-renowned art and museums. Our famous HIPICO VIP Lounge will be in full swing, and is surely the best party in horse-showing. Reserve your VIP table here! Learn more about sponsorship/marketing opportunities here! We can't wait to host you at our wonderful horse show! Click to learn more: www.hipicosantafe.com

 

Southwest Classic Wrap-Up

May 31, 2016

The Southwest Classic concluded the Tyler 4 show series held at The Texas Rose Park in Tyler, TX. Things got under way on Wednesday with the Take 2 Thoroughbreds. Stephanie Peterson took home the Tricolor on her Paradise Bay and Preacher owned by Merrilee Braley and ridden by Kim Brunson was reserve champion. Click for full story...

 

Southbound Shows Thank their Tyler 4 Sponsors

May 29, 2016

We appreciate our 2016 Southbound Tyler 4 Sponsors and hope you will think of them when you need their products or services. Click for full story...

 

The Show Jumping Classic Wrap-Up

May 25, 2016

The Show Jumping Classic was held last week with a good crowd showing at the Texas Rose Horse Park in Tyler, TX. The week started with rain but beautiful weather arrived by the weekend. The Super Series Group Hunter Breeding showed on ay with Heather Mcinerney taking home the Best Young Horse award with Renegade (pictured below) out of the Two Year Old Section. Reserve Best Young Horse went to LF Escapade’s Vintage owned by Audry Giles-Gates and handled by Robert Moyar. Click for full story...

 

Lone Star Round-Up Wrap-Up

May 10, 2016

The second week of the Tyler 4, the Lone Star Round Up, was a big improvement with respect to the weather.The Texas Pre Green Super Stake was held on Thursday with 20 horses competing for the $5000 in prize money. Peter Pletcher came away with the top three spots winning on his horse Serena (pictured below), second on XOXO owned by Forest Hill Farm and third on Sandriaano owned by Sue Lightner. Peter also finished in the same order in the USHJA Pre Green Incentive. Click for full story...

 

Texas Shoot-Out Wrap Up

May 3, 2016

The Texas Shoot-Out Horse Show at the Texas Rose Horse Park had a big crowd and big weather. On Thursday the Texas Pre Green Super Stake and USHJA Pre Green Incentive Stake got under way with Forest Hill Farm’s XOXO (pictured below), ridden by Peter Pletcher, taking the blue ribbon in both. Peter also took second with Sue Lightner’s Sandriano and third went to Redding Ridge owned by Teriann Miller and ridden by Will Roberts. Click for full story...

 

SBS WELCOMES TAYLOR, HARRIS INSURANCE SERVICES AS TYLER 4 SPONSOR

April 9, 2016

Taylor, Harris is thrilled to be involved with Southbound Show Management for 2016. Taylor, Harris Insurance Services (THIS), founded in 1987, stands out among the many equine insurance companies, not only for their award winning customer service and attention to detail, but also for their continued support and contributions to the equestrian industry. Click for full story...

 

$25,000 THJA Child/Adult Challenge Series - Tyler 4

March 15, 2016

Southbound Show Management and the Texas Hunter Jumper Association have joined together to present the $25,000 THJA Child/Adult Challenge Series, to be held over the four weeks of the Tyler 4 Horse Shows at Texas Rose Horse Park. Click for full story...

 

Precision Joint Solution, 2016 Southbound Shows Sponsor

March 9, 2016

Southbound Show Management thanks Precision Joint Solution, proud sponsor of the Southbound Show Series 2016. PJS is proud to announce our partnership for a third season! We thank all of our trainers and customers for your support in 2014 and 2015. "From Pre-Greens to Grandprix, Precision is supporting your champion every step of the way." Click for full story...

 

SOUTHBOUND SHOWS WELCOMES EMO AGENCY AS 2016 SPONSOR

February 29, 2016

Your horse is a valuable asset and a considerable financial investment. Protecting that investment with equine insurance has been
EMO's specialty for more than 30 years. Why choose EMO? We are horsemen working for horsemen! The EMO Agency, Inc., based in Warrenton, Virginia, has earned a reputation for providing horse owners with the highest quality of coverage through A+ rated underwriters, the best customer service, and quick claim settlement. That's why so many horse owners, trainers, and farm managers nationwide trust their insurance needs to EMO. Click for full story...

 

SOUTHBOUND SHOWS ANNOUNCES ITS NEWEST SPONSOR

February 23, 2016

The horse that matters to you matters to Kentucky Performance Products. For over 20 years the knowledgeable staff at Kentucky Performance Products has been dedicated to developing high-quality, scientifically formulated nutritional supplements. Kentucky Performance Products provides horse owners with supplements that effectively target and address the specific challenges facing their horses. Click for full story...

 

Texas Winter Series Wrap-Up

February 15, 2016

Congratulations to our winners during weeks I and II at the Great Southwest Winter Series in Katy! Click for full story...

 

2016 Winter Warm Up Wrap-Up

February 1, 2016

“Winter Warm Up”  was a fitting name for the Southbound Show held in Waco last week with the outside temperature reaching the 80’s. Competition was also hot inside with the Texas Pre Green Super Stakes leading the week off. James Henson rode Izabella Millimet’s Ragtime’s Bellissma to the top spot. Second went to Top Cat owned by JoJo White and ridden by Stacy Goodson and third went to RVF Top Casswell owned by Rio Vista Farm and ridden by Jordan Gilchrist. Click for full story...

 

2016 Blue Ribbon Winter Festival Wrap-Up

January 25, 2016

The new year got off to a great start with the Blue Ribbon Winter Show, January 20-24, at the ExtraCo Events Center in Waco, TX, with nearly 300 horses. The Texas Pre Green Series had its first stake class of 2016 and Jordan Gilchrist, pictured below on Rio Vista Farm’s RVF Casswell, took home the blue. Second went to Lisaro owned and ridden by Ashley Hixon and third went to Ragtime’s Bellissima owned by Izabella Millimet and ridden by Jim Henson. Click for full story...

 

2016 Dallas Harvest show to move to Katy, Tx

January 2, 2016

Southbound Show Management recently announced plans to move the 2016 Harvest show, historically held in Tyler, Texas at Texas Rose Horse Park and known as "Dallas Harvest", to the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, Texas. Becoming the first of a three-week circuit of Hunter and Jumper shows at the facility (paired with Great Southwest Autumn Classic and The Final Chase), entry numbers in the already-thriving show are expected to climb. Southbound looks forward to welcoming repeat and new exhibitors to the event!

News Archives


2015 Dallas Harvest Wrap-Up
2015 Fall Fun Wrap-Up
2015 Southwest Showdown & Texas Pony Championship Finals Wrap-Up
2015 Southwest Classic Wrap-Up
2015 Show Jumping Classic Wrap-Up
2015 Lone Star Round-Up Wrap-Up
2015 Texas Shoot-Out Wrap-Up
2015 Winter Warm-Up Wrap-Up
2015 Winter Festival Wrap-Up

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