MUSTANG MAGIC – FT. WORTH STOCK SHOW & RODEO
Mustang Magic returns to the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo! This invitation-only event features competition between past top-placing Extreme Mustang Makeover trainers. All competing Mustangs will be available to the public on Saturday, January 20 following the Freestyle Finals. Apply to purchase/bid at the Event booth at the event or call 512-869-3225 for more information. The Saturday, January 20, Top 10 Freestyle Finals performance is sold out!
Trainers will compete in a series of preliminary classes including handling and conditioning, a pattern class, a combined leading and riding trail course and compulsory maneuvers. The top 10 trainers will then be selected for a freestyle performance and continue to compete for their share of $10,000 Saturday, January 20, 2018, in the John Justin Arena! Horses will be available to the public through competitive bid at the end of the event.
Jonathan “J-DUB” Weisiger
| Sam Rose
Sam Rose is a veteran horse trainer, competitor and judge. Sam resides in Pilot Point, Texas with wife Pam and daughter Kristen. Sam is a National AQHA Board of Director and Chairman of the AQHA Judges Committee. He has also judged the NRCHA Futurity, World Show, Derby and Stakes, all of the AQHA World Shows, and has also judged the Mustang Magic in past years. Not only is Sam an accomplished judge, he has shown and trained multiple AQHA World Champions and Honor Roll Horses.
Carolyn “Tinker” Birnie has had her AQHA judges card since 2003 and has judged show throughout the United States, Canada and Australia. She has also judged the Youth Division of the Extreme Mustang Makeover and the Mustang Heritage Open Show. Now retired from training and showing, Tinker continues to enjoy her reining Quarter Horses while trail riding with her husband, Mike, in the ranching areas of Fort Worth. Tinker’s sons operate Buckley Farms located in Anna, Texas just north of Dallas. Family owned and operated since 1945, Buckley Farms offers professional training in reining, working cow horse, Western riding as well as youth and amateur programs.