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2017 News
  • NRHA 2016 Awards Banquet
    Way to go Cameron on placing in the top 10 with "Kitty" in the World Championship Rankings and special congrats to friend Alicia Rapp Thames and "Kelvins Spark" on their World Championship wins! Fun night out!

  • Winter Slide in Ardmore
    Congrats to Ottis Wagner and Double Down Gun on a bringing home multiple checks for winning the Green 1 and 2 and Prime Time! Plus his stallion also won L2 Open Derby, placed 3rd and 5th in the L3 and L4! Cameron Sanford and her 4 year old gelding The WhizGun placed 2nd in the L4 Non Pro and Darcy Wagner did a great job in the pen on her gelding Wimpys Bambino!

     

2016

  • Farley Wickre and Nick ValentineBig congrats to Farley Wickre on representing the University of SC on the equestrian team this year. Go Gamecocks!

  • Welcome to Team Valentine to Larissa and David Williamson, Cheri and Nick Wallis, Daniel Baeza, Ottis and Darcy Wagner, Susan and Craig Swindell and Jan Redford.


    Jan Redford Jan returned to the show pen with her gelding " Chic On The Side" placing 6th and 3rd in the Rookie at the Warm Up Series in Waco TX in September. Great job Jan!


  • Welcome to our breeding program "Gun Zandwich" (owner Jerry Davis.) This mare has over $15,000 in NRHA earnings and many Open championships under her belt. We are excited for a Shiners Voo Doo Dr baby in 2017!

  • Chic with Guns (Smart Chic O Lena) owned by Jennifer Kersey had a beautiful Wimpys Little Step stud colt in 2016 and is bred back for 2017!! This mare is a NRHA $ earner and Futurity Finalist.
  • Nick alentine and A Smokin Whiz represented Team USA at the 2016 FEI World Reining Championships in Givrins Switzerland in August. What an honor!

  • Cameron Sanford and GS Smart Kitty Cat had another very successful year with highlights like: NRBC L1-L2 classic challenge 7up champ/ 5th L3 and 6th L4, VRHA Memorial Day Classic non pro class champion and L4/L2 7 up champ., Derby 4th place in non pro 7 up and tied to win L1, SERHA Summers End non pro champion/ Hi PT Champion and affiliate champion!! Plus showing her first 3 yr old at the NRHA futurity.

  • We are excited to announce that have moved to Pilot Point TX to work out of Wolfcamp Equine Center!

  • Welcome to the team Lisa and Mike Maberry
    (Rancho Sereno LLC)  and mare Sheza Slidin Dun It.

2015

  • Congratulations ......
    Cameron Sanford and GS Smart Kitty Cat clench the WORLD TITLES in both Limited and Intermediate Non Pro as well as winning the Atlantic Saddle Series and being Non Pro Affiliate Champions in all levels.

  • Welcome to the team Farley Wickre and The Playboy Don! We look forward to working with you.

  • Carolina Fall Classic
    Santana Poole and She Should Be A Ten are High Pt. Youth Rookie Champions and Brian VanHuss and Lil Ruf Secret are Prime Time Champs!

  • SERHA Summer's End
    Jerry Davis and Smartly Sweetened are Non Pro Futurity Champions. Great job Jerry!

  • VRHA Summer Slide
    A big thank you to Chris Wiley and all the crew of the VRHA for putting on a great show. Valentine Reining Horses had a successful weekend and are very thankful for all our wonderful customers who are always so supportive.
    - Mr. Glen Yasser had a really nice run on his stud Montanas Chicanic, as well as
    - Karin Koehler Hinzmann and her Dunnit On a Tidalwave gelding on Sunday.
    - Jerry Davis had an awesome run on his stud Smart Like a Whiz in the Non Pro on Sunday marking a 72.
    - Brian VanHuss (Rhonda Van Huss) rocked the Rookie taking home the buckles for R1 and Prime Time.
    - Santana Poole and her mare She Should Be a Ten had a really nice run in the Youth 14 to 18 and
    - Eva Robinson and Gun Zandwich did an awesome job showing together for the 2nd time, winning Green 1. 
    - Cameron Sanford and GS Smart Kitty Cat took home High Point titles in all Non Pro Divisions- winning the Limited Intermediate and Non Pro on Sunday.
    - Timber Victory shown by Nick Valentine, owned by Becky Truncer Watkins won the Intermediate Open on Sunday, bringing home his first NRHA Bronze.

    A big congrats to everybody for a job well done! Thank you to our sponsors for their support- we really appreciate you EquiOtic (Doug Froh) and C W Wiley Saddles ! Please contact us for any information.

  • SERHA Main Event & Futurity
    huge thank you to our customers and everyone involved with the SERHA Main Event for another great show this past weekend in Williamston! It was nice to have so much support for Victory Junction and also for all the birthday wishes and cake sharing for Nick!
    - Congratulations to Jerry Davis on winning the Non Pro futurity on Smartly Sweetened
    - Congrats to Cameron Sanford for her win in the Non Pro Ltd and Int on GS Smart Kitty Cat, High Point buckle in Ltd Non Pro and for winning the 7 Up Derby
    - Brian Van Huss and Rhonda Van Huss horse Lil Ruff Secret looked awesome and had a 2nd place finish in the Novice horse
    - Santana Poole and She Should Be A Ten were 2nd in the Beginner on Sunday
    - Glen Yasser looked like a rock star on Montanas Chicanic!
    - Congrats to Karin Koehler Hinzmann on showing her new guy Dunnit on A Tidalwave


  • Congratulations to Jennifer Panten on her purchase of Wimpys Bama Chic

  • VRHA Memorial Day Show went great!
    Nick and I wanted to say how blessed we feel to work, ride and show with such an awesome group of people! Congratulations to Glen Yasserriding Montanas Chicanic- you guys looked super! Cameron Sanford and GS Smart Kitty Cat were high point for the weekend - winning Int and Ltd Non Pro on Sunday, picking up lots of prizes and win $. Jerry Davis mare Gun Zandwich was co champion in the 7 Up Derby bringing home a check, and Brian Van Huss (Rhonda Van Huss) won Prime Time on his mare Lil Ruff Secret. Karin Koehler Hinzmann made her debut with her new horse Dunnit On A Tidalwave. Great job by everyone! Thank you so much to Laura Wagner and Claudio Montaruli for all your hard work to make the show such a success!

  • Carolina Classic Derby
    Thanks to Claudio Montaruli and Laura Wagner for all your hard work this past show! Congrats toSteve Rouse, owner of Lil Ruf Sparkle, being L2 ABI Champions, L3 Reserve and bringing home a check- as well as Montanas Chicanic, owned by Glen Yasser on being in the money. Brian Van Huss and Lil Ruf Secret were Prime time Rookie Champs on Sunday and Cameron Sanford and GS Smart Kitty Cat were Intermediate and Limited Non Pro Champions as well! Great job showing your horses to bothJerry Davis and Santana Poole , can't wait to see what you can do next show! We are very thankful for a great show and people!

  • Clemson SC AQHA Show
    Another first for Team VRH this year - Nancy McCartney Hannah and her mare Big N Bulletproof aka BeBe, made their debut in the Ranch Horse Pleasure, placing 3rd, as well as sending her mare into the Reining class where she placed 1st under one Judge and 2nd under the other.

  • VRHA March into Spring
    We welcomed Santana Poole to our team showing her mare "Dot." It was her first time in the NRHA Reining pen and she did awesome, we can't wait to see what this pair will accomplish this year!

  • Florida Reining Classic
    This was an amazing first show in 2015 for Team VRH. Jerry Davis joined our team, showing his mare Gun Zandwich and Glen Yasser made his debut showing Little Yellow Pistol. We were so excited for both! Cameron Sandford cleaned up in various Non Pro classes, as well as showing in the 7Up Derby and ended up High Point for the weekend- bringing home the saddle, prize $, prizes galore!

  • Special Announcement..
  • On December 19, 2014, Alison and Nick welcomed their second daughter Nora Elizabeth


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Cameron Sanford

Cameron Sanford and GS Smart Kitty Cat
2015 NRHA Ltd. and Int. Non Pro World Champion

Rookie of the Year

Cameron Sanford and GS Smart Kitty Cat.
Her hard work and dedication paid off!!!

Gun Zandwich
Welcome to our breeding program "Gun Zandwich"
(owner Jerry Davis.)

Cameron Sanford
Cameron Sanford and her first 3 Year Old
at the 2016 NRHA Futurity
Our earlier Years

2014

NRHA Futurity
CONGRATULATIONS...... Cameron and GS Smart Kitty Cat win the Silverspurs Equine Rookie of the Year, what a great accomplishment. Nick and GS Smart Kitty Cat tie for 5th in the NAAC Int. Open and 12th in the NAAC Open.

Carolina fall Classic
Cameron wins the level 1 and 2 Rookie on Friday.
Nick Valentine and Montanas Chicinic wins the Int. Open and finished 2nd in the Open on Friday.

SERHA Summers End Celebration
Huge congrats to Seth Watkins aboard Timber Victory for their first buckle winning the Youth Team Tournament at the SERHA Summers End Celebration.
      
Congratulations to Cameron Sandford and GS Smart Kitty Kat on winning their Rookie class and qualifying for OKC in November. Nick has also qualified for OKC on this great gelding.
Congrats to owner Glen Yasser for his studs awesome run in the McGee Farm Derby- Montanas Chicanic and Nick were L4 Reserve Champions and Intermediate Co Champions.

SERHA Main Event
Great show for Cameron Sanford and GS Smart Kitty Kat winning Rookie 1 & 2 both days, High Point Weekend Buckle and the belt for her V for the Victory Junctiuon Fundraiser.
Seth Watkins and Timber Victory finishing 3rd in the youth 14 to 18. Congratulations to both of you. Great job!

Last but not least.... Dottie scoring a 76 in the leadline class, 8 way tie for 1st place.

Memorial Day Weekend - Nick is heading to GA this weekend to judge his first NRHA show

Carolina Classic Derby
Great show at the Carolina Classic this past weekend!
* Cameron Sanford cleaned up both Friday and Sunday aboard her horse GS Smart Kitty Cat, winning Rookie 1 and 2 and taking home an armload of prizes. Cameron also put on a great spread of food Friday, thanks so much for doing that!
* Montanas Chicanic and Nick Valentine were in the money in the Derby class Saturday for owner Glen Yasser, what a nice horse! We can't wait to see what the future holds for this awesome stallion. Nick is heading to GA this weekend to Judge his first NRHA show.
* We are excited for Karin Hinzman and her mare Echo of Angels, Echo is on the mend after a fence accident last year and was out riding around at the show grounds and looking great.

Congrats to Nick on getting his NRHA Judges card. He has been asked to judge his first show in May.

VRHA March into Spring Show
2014 started off with a bang! Huge congratulations to both Seth Watkins/ Timber Victory for winning the Youth division and Cameron Sanford/ Smart Kitty Cat for claiming all the Non Pro divisions and placing 2nd in the 7 + Derby. Montanas Chicanic rode great for Nick at their first show, watch for this pair at all the big events this year. Thanks to owner Glen Yasser for purchasing this awesome stallion!

2013

ns to agent Todd Ardvison on the purchase of "Vintage Whizdun." This awesome 3 year old stud prospect is home grown for Valentine Reining Horses and we are very excited to see what he does in the future! He is futurity bound.

-- July 2013: VRH had an awesome show this month in Williamston, NC. Thanks very much to SERHA and owners Glen Yasser, Dan Pike, Fauntly Garrido and agent Francois Gauthier. "A Ruff Master" placed 1st in the Open, "Timber Fancy Pine" placed 1st in the Novice Horse and "Rowdy Ghost Whizper" placed 3rd in the Futurity. Congrats to rider Jason Eason and owner Peggy Bailey on their Rookie buckle aboard sweet mare "Merada Ray 008!" Congratulations to Karin Hinzmann and her mare "Petunia" on a great ride. We are looking forward to the VRHA/McGee Futurity Show at the end of the month.

-- Thank you to Kathy and Scott McCutcheon, agent in the purchase of Timber Gun Trash. This flashy gelding is headed to Japan!

--Valentine Reining Horses is excited about the addition to their barn of "A Ruff Master" or Curly. Curly won the L4 Open class at the Memorial Day classic. Thanks so much to owner of this awesome gelding, Glen Yasser!

-- Congratulations to Alida Near on her purchase of Lucky Energizer, or "Juice." This sweet gelding if heading to Denver, CO. Thank you to agent Josiane Gauthier and Sunny Pines Farm and Alida for her trust in Valentine Reining Horses

-- Congratulations to Brittany MacLellan and Trudi MacPherson on their purchases of Lil Rema and Timber Image. These 3 year olds are heading to Canada. Thank you to agent Travis Smith. We look forward to hearing what these horses can do and thank you for looking with Valentine Reining Horses!

-- North Carolina dominated the February Florida Reining Classic!!! Nick Valentine won the Intermediate divison aboard the sweet mare, "Guns N White Roses" and Josiane Gauthier won the Non Pro L4 division with and awesome run guiding her mare, "Whizzierema." Thanks so much to Francois for letting Nick show "Rosie," and to Dan Pike for his continued faith in Valentine Reining Horses. Nick showed Mr. Pike's mare, Timber Fancy Pine in the L2 and L3 Derby class and looks forward to showing her again in the future.

-- March is going to be busy for Valentine Reining Horses! Nick is volunteering as one of the clinicians in Raleigh the first weekend of March, is booked for a weeks ride with a reiner program, going to the judges seminar in OKC and squeaking in a show at the end of the month. Come stop by the farm if you get a chance to check out some of the reining horses we have for sale. Our Topsail Whiz broodmare is due mid March with a Boggies Flashy Jac baby. We are very excited about this foal, it could possibly be the last foal of Boggies Flashy Jac. We will keep you posted!


2012

-- CONGRATULATIONS to Jamie Whitfield on her purchase of Timber Bob Acre Doc, or "BAD." This great minded and handsome gelding is going to kick some butt with Jamie in the show pen. Thank you for trusting VRH with your horse purchase and we look forward to working with Jamie in our "ride with a reiner" program in March

-- Congratulations to Dannica on her purchase of Dee, Kelli Dawn Whiz, to add her her broodmare program. Dee is a great mare and has found a super home. All the best and thanks for trusting us for your horse purchase!

-- Congratulations to Morgan Dillard Harris on her purchase of Wranglersouthernbelle. Valentine Reining Horses is so happy to have sold Belle to Morgan and can't wait to see what this sweet filly can do!

-- Thank you to the Watkins family for helping organize a youth rider clinic in November here with Valentine Reining Horses. Everyone had a great time and we look forward to the next clinic with you.

-- Valentine Reining Horses is having a barn remodel, come and check out the finished product! It is going to look fantastic.

-- Congratulations to Daniel Stillinger on his purchase of Timber Colonel Trip. We wish you the best of luck and thanks so much for your business!

-- Whoop Whoop to Seth Watkins and Timber Victory on their 2nd place finish in the Green Reiner class at the Carolina Fall Classic show! Great job Seth!

-- Congratulations to owner Dan Pike and his mare Timber Winder on Nick's 4th place finish in the Open Novice Horse Class.

-- Congratulations to owner Dan Pike and his mare "Fancy Pine" on Nick's 3rd place finish in the Open Futurity L3 class at the TN Smokey Mountain Reins Show. Her score was 142.5 with her first time being shown! Fancy Pine is by Boggies Timber Jac. Also, Congratulations to Francois Gauthier aboard Ms. Whizzerima, by Boogierima, on their L4 2nd place finish at the Derby with a score of 146.5.

-- VRH looks forward to the upcoming weekend clinic on Nov.3 and 4th with Seth Watkins and his IEP team! Keep watching for posts from the Carolina Fall Classic next week!

-- Congratulations to Seth Watkins, and his family, on their purchase of "Timber Victory". Seth is going to show with VRH and we look forward to a great show season!

-- Congratualtions to owner Dan Pike on the performance of his horses; Timber's Triple Colonel, Timber Bob Acre Doc, and Timber Victory over the weekend at the SERHA Main Event Double Run Farm Futurity. It was the first show for most and Valentine was very happy with their presence in the show pen. Joey Hoggard did a great job showing his mare, A Carolina Prize in the Limited Non Pro class, as did recently sold Timber Quioxte, marking a 70.5 to win her Green class Sunday morning.

-- Congratulations to Kelsey George and her purchase of Timber Quixote. Valentine Reining Horses wishes good luck in the future to the new owner of this mare and thank you to agent Herm Sherwin.

-- A big congratulations to Seth Watkins on his performance at the NRHA Derby, in OK. Seth placed 3rd in both reining classes, 7th and 4th in horsemanship and 1st on his written exam and NRHyA speech contest. Great job Seth!

-- Congratulations to Dan Pike owner of Timber Winder, for Winder's win at the VRHA Memorial Day Show in the Novice Horse Open Level 1

-- SOLD to Brazil, beautiful and talented mare "Nu Dreams to Cash!" Congratulations!!!

-- Valentine Reining Horses took four horses to the VRHA Spring Show, in Williamston, NC. Congratulations on a great show to owners Dan Pike & Joey Hoggard and their horses: Timber Quioxte, Timber Peppy Star, Timber Winder and A Carolina Prize.

2011
-- Valentine Reining Horses reestablished its roots at the beautiful Sunny Pines Farm facility of Francois Gauthiers's, Lucama, North Carolina. Valentine is very thankful for his past experiences and support and is excited for the future! See you in the show pen.


2010
-- Nick makes L1 and L2 Open Finals at NRHA Futurity on "GR WRIGHT STARLIGHT," owned by Gideon Ranch.

-- Valentine wins Level 1 Southwest RHA Open Futurity aboard "SHINEY CHICKEN," owned by John and Dianna of Germany.

-- Valentine and "HOLLY'S DOLLIN UP" owned by Debra Gahn of Oklahoma, win L1 and L2 NRHA Open Derby. Joan Cain's "LUCKY STARLIGHT" and Nick Valentine are NRBC Derby Champions winning bother the L1 and L2. WHAT A GREAT SEASON!

-- Valentine wins Level 1 Southwest RHA Open Futurity aboard "SHINEY CHICKEN," owned by John and Dianna of Germany.


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