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Congratulates the following mules and their owners for winning Championships
at Bishop Mule Days, Bishop, CA

Show Results

Wild Bill

Wild Bill

National NASMA Hi Point Mule
Hi Point Amateur Mule
Reserve Hi Point Overall Mule
Reserve Grand Halter Mule
National Champion Senior Hunter Under Saddle Mule
National Champion Amateur Western Pleasure Mule
Reserve National Champion Amateur Hunter under Saddle
Reserve National Champion Amateur Halter Mule
Reserve National Champion Working Hunter
3rd place National Champion Amateur Trail
1st Place in Reining, Sr. Hunter Hack, Amateur Hunter Hack and John Mule Halter 3 years and over
2nd Place in Amateur Showmanship, Amateur Huntseat Equitation, and Amateur Mulemanship

W. C. He's A Playboy
NASMA World National Championship Mule and Donkey Show at Shelbyville, TN. Won High Point Amateur. In English, Western, Trail, and Showmanship for 2009.

W. C. He's A Playboy

W.C. He’s a Playboy, 2004 Reserve World Champion All Around Amateur High Point Mule, shown by Amy, was very consistent at this year’s show. He was 1st in the Hunter Hack at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Mule & Donkey Show, Houston, TX. In Bishop, Playboy placed in 9 of 14 classes in the top 10 including a 5th in the Open Jumper Bridled Mule class and 5th in the Open Hunter Hack. Thanks to Stephanie Parker-Cummings of Bruce Farms, Ruteledge, GA for all of her help, guidance, and superb training in over fence classes. She was a major asset in contributing to this year’s great show season! Also, special thanks to my mentor and friend Mr. Bell.

W.C. He's a Playboy just recently named the 2005, 14th Annual Great Celebration Mule and Donkey Show High Point Amateur Mule, Shelbyville, TN. "Playboy" and Amy were first in Amateur Showmanship (out of 18), 1st in Senior Mule Hunter under Saddle (out of 28), 2nd in Amateur Western Pleasure (out of 31), 2nd in Amateur Mulemanship (out of 18), and 2nd in Senior Mule Hunter Hack.

3rd Annual 2005 NASMA World Championships, Amarillo, TX

NASMA World Champion Amateur Hunter under Saddle (unanimous), World Champion Senior Mule Hunter under Saddle (unanimous) and 3rd in Amateur Western Pleasure. A special thanks to my long time friend and trainer, Julie Kennedy of Eastover, SC for all of her help and preparation! These awards would not be possible without the continued guidance and expertise from my long time friend and trainer, Stephanie Parker-Cummings of Bruce Farms.

W.C. He's a Playboy: 1st place in Senior Mule Hunter under Saddle, 1st place Amateur Mule Hunter under Saddle at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Mule and Donkey Show, Houston, TX.  He was the 2'3" and 2'6" Hunter over Fence Division Champions at the Newton County Horse Show Spring Circuit, Conyers, GA and Reserve Champion Western Division 19 years and older.  He was also 1st place in the Amateur Hunter Hack class at the 15th Annual Great Celebration Mule and Donkey Show, Shelbyville, TN.

2007 All Around Amateur Champion at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo IMAD Sanctioned Mule and Donkey Show

1st in Amateur Mulemanship

1st in Amateur Hunter under Saddle

2nd in Open Showmanship

Special thanks to trainer and great friend, Julie Kennedy of Eastover, SC who did an OUTSTANDING job preparing Playboy and Amy!! A special thanks to y’all at Berry Fit, Polly, Fran, Barb and Christal for making us look so beautiful!

2007 Bishop Mule Days, 1st place in Open Hunter Hack out of 29, 2nd in Amateur Hunter under Saddle out of 33 and 3rd in the Bridled Hunter under Saddle out of 44, 4th in Level I Dressage out of 9, and finalist in Amateur Western Pleasure out of 41.

Reserve Champion 2007 Amateur High Point Mule, Great Celebration Mule and Donkey Show

Shake Rattle and Roll

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Shake Rattle and Roll

4 year old red gaited horse mule. 14-2 hands. Has an extremely good head shake, stops good, easy to bridle, saddle. With more ridding will be a great gaited mule to trail ride and show. Super going mule. He will shake, rattle, and roll.

Placed 3rd in the NASMA National Championship 4 year and under Walking Mule class and 5th in the trail/pleasure Walking Mule class at the Great Celebration Mule and Donkey Show at Shelbyville, TN. We also won reserve NASMA National Walking Mule Championship and Reserve NASMA Dational Walking Mule 5 & over. - July 11 '09

Handsome

2007 Miniature Halter Mule Champion at the Great Celebration Mule and Donkey Show.  He is 30 inches tall, 2  years old, and a solid black beauty!!! He loves people and loves to show!

Marvelous Melvin

Making his Show Ring Debut this year and he's doing an outstanding job!  Melvin is by Coke and Rum and was in the top 5 in the Walking Mule Class held during the Columbia Spring Jubliee Walking Horse Show, Columbia, TN.  His next show will be the International Walking Horse Celebration in Murfreesboro, TN.

(Left to Right) Barbara Jean Bartlett, Bishop, CA riding And Red Eye Gravy for Ray McLean, placed 2nd in the Gaited English Pleasure Class and Red Eye Gravy tied for Reserve Gaited High Point Mule, Justin Hammerlin, Fresno, CA, riding U R my Sunshine placed in all gaited classes, and Amy McLean, Madison, GA showing Las Vegas Showgirl, Gaited Mule High Point Champion, and Ray McLean (kneeling) holding awards. We would like to thank Barbara Jean and Justin for riding and showing our walking mules at Bishop. They did an OUTSTANDING job and showed like Champions! Thank you.

Las Vegas Showgirl

Las Vegas Showgirl 2005 Gaited High Point Mule. Showgirl won the Gaited Mulemanship and the Gaited English Pleasure, and reserve in the Gaited Western Trail Pleasure with Amy. Crystal Ward of Placerville, CA showed her in the Ginger Ale Party class and they never spilt a drop of Ginger Ale and won the class of 19. The gaited mule classes were the largest ever this year even attracting exhibitors from foreign countries.

And Red Eye Gravy

And Red Eye Gravy, 2005 reserved champion, gaited, high point mule shown by Ray McClain and Barbara Jean Bartlett, Bishop, CA. She was 2nd in English Gaited Pleasure and Gaited Mulemanship, 4th in Gaited Trail Pleasure, 5th in Gaited Mule Halter. Ray and Gravy were first in the Ginger Ale Party Costume Class.

TN State Champion Gaited Trail Pleasure Mule out of 33 held during Columbia Mule Days, Columbia, TN with Ray McLean and TN State Champion 5 year and Over Gaited Mule with Amy McLean.  Reserve World Champion Ladies Riders on Gaited Mules at the 15th Annual Great Celebration Mule and Donkey Show with Amy McLean as well placing in the top 5 of all other classes they exhibited in it was an excellent show!

Tennessee Reserve State Champion Walking Mule, Columbia Mule Days 2007, Columbia, TN

Top 5 at the 2007 Great Celebration Mule and Donkey Show, Open Gaited Trail Pleasure, Amateur Gaited Trail Pleasure, Ladies Gaited Mules and Ladies Walking Mules.

U R My Suneshine (For Sale)

U R my Sunshine, a 2 year old Walking mule made her big debut in Bishop and did outstanding with two different exhibitors. Crystal Ward (pictured body clipping Sunshine, who never moved during the experience), showed her in the Gaited Mule Halter Class and placed 3rd out of 22 mules. Justin Hammerlin, from Fresno, CA who had never ridden a gaited mule, showed Sunshine the Gaited Trail Pleasure (8th), Ginger Ale Party Class (7th), and in the Gaited English Pleasure Class required to canter (5th). Both Crystal and Justin did a great job with this very talented, young mule. Watch for her in the upcoming years and at Shelbyville, TN in the 4 and under.

Shown by John Allen Callaway, Shelbyville, TN at the Columbia Spring Jubliee Walking Horse Show, and was 4th in the World out of 31 in the Gaited Trail Pleasure at the 15th Annual Great Celebration Mule and Donkey Show.

2007 Columbia Jubilee Walking Mule Champion, ridden by Danny Hughes, KY

Silver Skies (For Sale)

Silver Skies shown by John Chavis of Aiken,SC also made their first show debut. Silver Skies is out of a Pusher mare and is a 3-year-old, 16+ hand, horse mule that has an excellent way of going. John and Silver Skies placed consistently in all the classes including the Gaited Mule Halter (8th out of 22), Gaited Mulemanship (8th out of 22), and Gaited Trail Pleasure (9th out of 22). Another beautiful and great mule to look out for in the future!

Terri and Tori Davis and family all riding gaited mules. My Little Buddy (small stocking legged mule), once again took care of the Davis’ children from Vail, CO. He was shown by T-Bird Davis in the Gaited Trail Pleasure and placed in the top 10.

Rhinestone Cowgirl

2004 Bishop Mule Days Reserve Champion High Point Gaited Mule with Crystal Ward, Placerville, Ca.

2004 Reserve High Point Gaited Mule (with Crystal Ward) shown by her new owner Pat McKnight of Salinas, CA. The team did great together and had some beautiful tack and outfits!

Patches of Clouds (SOLD)

Patches of Clouds, sired by Chief White Cloud and out of an app mare, Twister, made her first show ring debut with the infamous trainer, Pat Bartlett of Bishop, CA. The duo was phenomenal together! They placed in all their green classes including a 2nd in the Green Mule Trail out of 40 mules. Pat has done a great job with this home grown mule. She is being offered for sale to a loving home and someone looking for a good minded and talented show mule.

Goldmine (Sold)

Goldmine, long yearling jack, shown by Crystal Ward of Placerville, CA and recently purchased by Dwight Whitworth from Carnegie, Ok. Goldmine will be a future sire of athletic donkeys and mules. Congratulations to Dwight for purchasing such a fine animal!


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