Sheriff’s Office Removes Dual Peppy & Others From Brunzells’ Care

Three days after the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado was notified of horses living among the remains of as many as 12 dead horse carcasses on Sept. 19, the animals (including Dual Peppy) have been removed from their Black Forest, Colo., farm. The Sherriff’s office, which received criticism from the community about the […]
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Jim Ware Buys Triangle Sales Company

ware-bowlingJim Ware and Cindy BowlingAfter more than three and one-half decades as the equine auction spot for all-around performance horses representing almost every discipline, Triangle Sales Company is under new ownership. The sales company that was created by Cindy Bowling and her late husband, John, in 1979 has been sold to Jim Ware, who is a former partner of Western Bloodstock. Ware learned the auction business from his family while growing up in northeastern Louisiana and has been active in the equine industry his entire life.

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Gary Gonsalves Wins Twice At El Rancho Futurity

swanky-smartSwanky Smart and Gary Gonsalves fared well at the Idaho Futurity (pictured) before winning the El Rancho Futurity Open.The El Rancho Futurity & Foothill Fiesta was held Sept. 12-20 in Rancho Murieta, Calif. Swanky Smart (High Brow CD x Spookys Smarty Pants x Smart Aristocrat) carried Equi-Stat Elite $3 Million Rider Gary Gonsalves to the El Rancho Futurity Open Championship, marking a 224 and grabbing a check for $12,000.

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Not Ruf At All Does It Again

notrufatall-hrrcNot Ruf At All and Jason Vanlandingham • QHN photo by Stacy PigottThe High Roller Reining Classic concluded on Sept. 20 with a large and contentious group of horses in the Lucas Oil Derby Open and Whizkey N Diamonds Stakes Open. When it was all said and done, Not Ruf At All and Jason Vanlandingham added two more major titles and substantial earnings to their records.

UPDATE: Rick Brunzell Responds About Dual Peppy’s Condition & Skeletal Remains

Sherri Brunzell’s husband, Rick, has responded regarding his and his wife’s involvement with the mistreated horses and skeletal remains of horses found in Black Forest, Colo., on Friday, Sept. 19. He claimed that the deceased horses died from colic last winter, and admitted to the emaciated condition of Dual Peppy, who remains in the Brunzells’ […]

Have You Ever Used a Get Down?

A Get Down could be the handiest piece of equipment you own! Get Downs are designed to be worn under your bridle so you can get off and lead or tie your horse while it’s bridled. They are especially handy on the ranch or while you’re trail riding or hunting. When you’re in the saddle the Get Down rope can be carried by tucking it under your belt, double half-hitching it to your saddle horn or coiling it and attaching it to your saddle with the left front saddle string.

Dual Peppy & Other Horses Found Among Skeletons In Colorado

On Sept. 19, two women discovered several mistreated horses in Black Forest, Colo., standing among the remains of at least eight dead horses. Among the horses still alive at the facility was Dual Peppy (Peppy San Badger x Miss Dual Doc x Doc’s Remedy), a cutting performer with $86,061 in lifetime earnings and $706,288 in […]