Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo – John Justin Arena
3400 Burnett-Tandy Dr.
Fort Worth, Texas 76107


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!


Mustang Magic is proudly supported by Lone Star Ag Credit.


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.



Storm In My Heart

Cale Young


Cory Bourque

Steens Magic Arrow

Kirsten Mew

Ruby’s Red Sliders

Kyle Churchill

Josey’s Pure Platinum

Laura Payne


Nate Eicher


Paige Bullard


Whitney Marrant

Northern Star

Jeff Cook


Luke Castro

Lola Mae

Michael Hurst


Stephanie Swope

Poco’s Playing Reveille

Ginger Duke


Roberto Flores

Georgia Peach

Josh Peebles

American Beauty

Rachel Fleury


Isidro Espinoza

Carolina Chrome

Erik Herndon


Margaret Blaha


Rebecca Bowman


Jonathan “J-DUB” Weisiger

Kool Kat

Sharla Wilson

Lucky Sevens

Kaitlyne Wadman


Cavin Graham

Sweet Annie

Rob West


 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

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.