Happy Dam Mother’s Day!

Yes, I wrote that title. You’re welcome. It’s a very special day, indeed. Mothers must be cherished all year, but especially on “their” day. The two most important women in my life – without a doubt – have been my mother and the mother of my five children, my beloved wife. Abraham Lincoln said, “All […]

Talented Show Mares Top Cutting Horse Sale

The conclusion of the Western Bloodstock National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Sales was as exciting as the start. Talented show mares were a hot commodity in the Watt Arena on the Sunday, Dec. 10, event. Consigned by Tommy Manion Inc., Miss Meow sold as Hip No. 6036 with an embryo by Equi-Stat Elite $9 […]

The Stars Have Aligned!

If the reining industry had royalty, well, ARC Gunnabeabigstar would be KING! This stellar 2011 palomino stallion – by the National Reining Horse Association’s (NRHA) leading sire, Gunnatrashya, and out of the No. 1 NRHA horse of all time, Wimpys Little Chic – is indeed the definition of greatness. There’s never been a stallion like […]

Code of the West

The Code of the West A cowboy’s word is his sacred bond. Bargains sealed with a handshake are more binding than legal documents. Be loyal to the boss and the brand. Be thankful for your job. Lay down your life, if necessary, for the privilege of defending your outfit. Be proud of your occupation. Be […]

A Rich Heritage and Legacy to be Proud Of!

The family business was sold twice (1998 & 2001), both times the new owners regrettably mismanaged our time-proven model. Those lessons were hard to learn, but won’t be forgotten. Never again to let someone else take the reins of control.