Tips From the Top

By Anna Mitchell

I am a firm believer in learning from other people's mistakes and achievements as much as my own. Let’s take a look at what is working for those that have made it to the top and see if we can't borrow an idea of two that might work for us as well.

Here are some tips from top athletes:


Cattalou and Beau Galyean Top Arbuckle Mountain 5/6-Year-Old Open

cattalouCattalou and Beau Galyean winning in 2013 • Midge Ames photoCattalou and Beau Galyean, Derby Open Champions at last June’s Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Derby in Las Vegas, experienced good fortune again Friday as Arbuckle Mountain Futurity 5/6-Year-Old Open Champions with a 222 finish worth $15,116.

Olympian Contemplates Training Career

Bode Miller, a six-time Olympic medallist, has decided that training racehorses may be his next endeavor once his professional ski career comes to an end.  The Paulick Report has the full story.
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Future Changes In Store For Show By Appointment

BlairBynum RickSteed 14KristinConsentinoSBA founders Blair Bynum & Rick Steed • Photo by Kristin ConsentinoShow By Appointment (SBA) is off to a good start in its second year, and founders Blair Bynum and Rick Steed are making plans for the season while also investigating the possibility of moving SBA's base to Wellington, Fla., for the 2015 competition year.
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Smart Aristocrat Dies

Smart AristocratSmart Aristocrat and Bill Freeman winning the 1995 Augusta Futurity 4-Year-Old OpenLongtime leading stallion and former standout cutting performer Smart Aristocrat died Friday, Feb. 14, in Weatherford, Texas, due to complications of colic surgery.