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Hunters Shine Even In The Rain At The Great Southwest Texas Winter Series

Katy, Texas The second day of showing in Katy saw championships awarded in the Green and Performance Hunter divisions. A little mud didn’t stop King Quidam, owned by Hallie Ferguson and ridden by Jessica Zienkevicz,...

Nicolas Gamboa and Dreamgirl 22 Get the Win at Pin Oak Charity Horse Show...

Katy, TX –Nico Gamboa and Dreamgirl 22 kicked off Week II of the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show with a win in the $15,000 1.45m Open Jumper Welcome Stake, sponsored by Bedoya Training Stables, on...

Mackenzie Hudson Headlines Amateur-Owner Jumpers at Pin Oak Charity Horse Show

BY EMILY RANDOLPH/RANDOLPHPR Katy, Texas – April 3, 2021 – Mackenzie Hudson rode her own Ekyra Fortuna to victory in the $5,000 1.30 m/ 1.40 m Amateur-Owner (AO)/Amateur (Am.) Jumper Classic on Saturday, April 3,...

Ilana Halpern and Prosecco Pick Up Win in Pin Oak $30,000 USHJA International Hunter...

BY EMILY RANDOLPH/RANDOLPHPR Katy, Texas – April 1, 2021 – Ilana Halpern of Lafayette, CA, rode Prosecco to victory in the $30,000 United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) Hunt & Go Format International Hunter...

Courtney Lenkart and Glorieus Make Glorious Return to USHJA International Hunter Derby Winner’s Circle...

Katy, TX – Following two years off from injury, Glorieus made a glorious return to the winner’s circle on Friday, April 14, at the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show in Katy, TX. With Courtney Lenkart...
Risk Management and Developing Horses

Plaidcast 131: Risk Management and Developing Horses: Conversations with Rebecca Hunt, Daniel Bedoya

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New Faces of Pin Oak: San Marcos Training 

BY TYLER BUI After graduating from the University of California, Santa Barbara, Corinne Bevis had planned to take time off before law school but instead found herself forging a career in the horse industry. She...

New Faces of Pin Oak: David and Stacy Sanderson 

BY TYLER BUI When David Sanderson met Stacy Lane Sanderson—a professional in the equestrian industry—he knew very little about horses. Thirty years later,  he and Stacy now own Hunter Lane Inc., one of the most...

Klas Kudlinski Claims Top Two Spots in $20,000 Pin Oak Welcome Stake

BY EMILY RANDOLPH/RANDOLPHPR Katy, Texas – April 7, 2021 – After only one day of competition, Klas Kudlinski has already made his inaugural trip to Texas a winning one. In Kudlinski’s Pin Oak Charity...

Daniel Bedoya Works Magic in $25,000 Walter Oil and Gas Pin Oak Grand Prix

BY KRISTIN PITZER Katy, Texas – April 8, 2021 –  Going into the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show’s $25,000 Walter Oil and Gas Grand Prix, held at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center on April 8,...

Meet Noel: Madrone Ranch Stables’ Mascot and Cart-Pulling Celebrity

BY KRISTIN PITZER Walk along the aisleway at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center (GSWEC) in Katy, Texas, during the Great Southwest Winter Series, and you will find a stall setup unlike any other. Where many...

Pin Oak Charity Horse Show Highlights – Week 1

Week 1 of Pin Oak was a smash success! Get to know some of the riders, vendors, and sponsors who made this week great! Lauren Hough’s Diams de la Pomme won in the 1.35 m...

Taylor Land Leads the Way in $20,000 Welcome Stake at Texas Winter Series

By Emily Randolph/RandolphPR Katy, Texas – For the third time in a row, Taylor Land landed the top two spots at the Great Southwest Texas Winter Series. This time, Land kicked off the fourth and...

A Winning Welcome for Avery Erickson at Pin Oak Charity Horse Show

BY EMILY RANDOLPH/RANDOLPHPR Katy, Texas – March 30, 2021 – Avery Erickson, 19, and Chacco Lait won the $15,000 Open Jumper Welcome Stake to mark the start of Week II of the 75th annual...

Jacqueline Ward Gets Hometown Victory in $10,000 Pin Oak Welcome Stake

BY EMILY RANDOLPH Katy, Texas – March 25, 2021 – Texas may be the Lone Star State, but there were two stars in the $10,000 Pin Oak Welcome Stake and Under 25 Welcome on Thursday,...

Jordan Gilchrist Gets Win in $30,000 USHJA International Derby at Pin Oak

BY EMILY RANDOLPH/RANDOLPHPR Katy, Texas – March 26, 2021 – Friday was double derby day at the 75th annual Pin Oak Charity Horse Show, where Jordan Gilchrist won the $30,000 United States Hunter Jumper Association...

The 2019 Pin Oak Charity Horse Show Draws to a Close with a Final...

Katy, Texas – April 8, 2019 – Saturday night marked the 2019 Pin Oak Charity Horse Show’s final Grand Prix, and fun was had by all. As with every Pin Oak Grand Prix, the...

Laura Cho and Westley Victorious in the Texas Winter Series USHJA National Hunter Derby

Katy, Texas – February 21, 2020 An exciting afternoon of competition took place at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center as 14 horse and rider combinations stepped into the ring to vie for their share of...

Nicolas Gamboa and NKH Mr. Darcy Cash in on Another Victory in $100,000 Third...

Katy, TX – Nicolas Gamboa and NKH Mr. Darcy put a final exclamation point on their phenomenal three weeks at the 2023 Pin Oak Charity Horse with victory in the finale $100,000 Third Coast Bank Grand Prix,...

Nada Wise and Mindy Coretz Claim Hunter Derby Victories at Pin Oak Charity Horse...

Katy, TX –Only one point separated Nada Wise on Stevie Ray and Jennifer Alfano on Ivy League at the end of the first round of the $30,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, sponsored by Leaving...

Michael Tokaruk Takes Home Win at 75th Pin Oak Charity Horse Show

BY EMILY RANDOLPH Katy, Texas – March 24, 2021 – The 75th anniversary edition of the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show kicked off on Wednesday, March 24, attracting top hunter and jumper riders from across...

15-Year-Old Carlee McCutcheon Reins in First Grand Prix Win with MTM Unexpected at Pin...

BY EMILY RANDOLPH/RANDOLPHPR Katy, Texas – March 27, 2021 – Carlee McCutcheon won the $30,000 Pin Oak Charity Grand Prix on Saturday night, March 27, at the 75th annual Pin Oak Charity Horse Show,...