Jack McCarthy preparing James for the draw back in April
Volunteer Thayer Hutchinson with one of her favorites, Giselle
Lupita checking out what the boys are doing
Delany and Vanessa waiting for the action to begin
Drawing numbers from the hat for the order of go
Dreamer checks to see if there are some treats hiding in Clint's coat
Delany is explaining to Vanessa why she is leaving The Horse Shelter with John Wayne
Iambi looking good after only a month with Maureen Mestas
Mateo gets a move on with trainer Stephanie Gershon
Getting the hang, literally, of jumping
Dreamer is growing up fast
John Wayne was sidelined with broken ribs so Vanessa got lots of grooming time
This is called FaceTime
Let's see how we feel about being saddled
Loal Tucker helps Tom Thunder become brave on the trail
Getting used to a lariat
Practicing ground tying
Rogelio Enriquez shows off Little Red's talent with barrels
If not going around a barrel, why not try dragging one?
Board president Beth Longanecker was the emcee on horseback
Stephanie Gershon and Mateo think nothing of jumping four in a row
For a finale we have this
Loal and Tom Thunder wait for their turn to shine
Maureen Mestas showed Giambi in both English and Western tack
What a handsome young lad is Giambi
Michele Wolford, ranch manager with her husband Mike, showed Dally, a gorgeous young Quarterhorse
James, the magnificent
One of many fun ways in which Michelle Decanditis demonstrated James' calm personality
Because of his work accident, John Wayne had only about three weeks to ride Vanessa but look at this!
Giselle showing her preparation for driving
Trainer Erlene Seybold-Smythe's two kids helping with her training
Tom Thunder going a blue streak before...
showing a nice sliding stop
Clint Mortenson on Dreamer, accompanied by Tonto, I mean son Wyatt.
Cracking the whip and not blinking an eye - pretty fancy, Dreamer and Clint
Now shooting balloons -can there be more?
Offering Little Red to the highest bidder
Giambi meets an admirer
Dally and Michele - Dally might still be available and is one fine hunk of love. Check with firstname.lastname@example.org
Vanessa and John Wayne await a bid
Here comes one.
Arlene gets to keep Giselle as her own - yippee.