(IN) LIFE

The Littles welcome son

The Littles welcome son

Josh Little and his wife, Dr. Nikki Wheeler-Little, welcomed their first child, a son, today. The new arrival, named Cade, is the grandson of Little Futurity founders Larry and Gale Little. Josh Little, owns and operates Josh Little Rope Horses in Mebane, North Carolina. Dr. Wheeler is from Ashland, Kentucky and went to veterinary school at […]

Ashley Frye earns her degree

Ashley Frye earns her degree

After four long years of hard work and dedication AQHA competitor Ashley Frye of Galax, Virginia earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Radiologic Science from East Tennessee State University’s College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences. “This field interested me because I love helping people and I also love working with technology so the imaging part […]

Erin Bradshaw weds Scott Weiss

Erin Bradshaw weds Scott Weiss

APHA and AQHA exhibitors Erin Bradshaw and Scott Weiss were married Saturday, May 6, at the Milestone Barn, Aubrey, Texas. Given away by her father, former NFL Quarterback Terry Bradshaw, the bride studied fashion merchandising at the University of North Texas. She is a multiple APHA World Champion. Weiss, originally from Johnston, Iowa, attended North […]

Seth Marlatt laid to rest in Indiana

Seth Marlatt laid to rest in Indiana

Funeral services were held Saturday for trainer Seth Michael Marlatt, of Greencastle, Indiana, who died on May 2, at the age of 35. He was born Sept. 6, 1981 in Greencastle, the son of Michael and Brenda (Adams) Marlatt and was a 2000 graduate of Greencastle High School. Marlatt was a horse trainer having worked […]

Uncle Joe Parrish Passes

Uncle Joe Parrish Passes

Services for Joseph “Joe” Giles Parrish, 67 of Pavo will be held at 2PM, Friday, April 28, 2017 at Salem Baptist Church. Bobby Wiard and Dr. Jimmy Clanton will officiate and interment will follow in the church cemetery. Mr. Parrish passed away April 25, 2017 at Archbold Memorial Hospital. Born March 31, 1950 in Ochlocknee, […]

Joyce Wyatt laid to rest

Joyce Wyatt laid to rest

Joyce Ann Wyatt, 81, of Claysville passed into eternity with her Father in Heaven March 26, 2017, in Grove City Medical Center, Grove City. Born May 29, 1935 in Springdale, she was a daughter of the late Adrian “AJ” and Janet McNally Girard. Ms. Wyatt was a 1953 graduate of Springdale High School where she […]

Randy Wilson Joins UF Equestrian

Randy Wilson Joins UF Equestrian

Randy R. Wilson will join the University of Findlay Western Equestrian Program this fall, as an “Expert in Residence.” Wilson is a National Snaffle Bit Association (NSBA) Hall of Fame member and a five-time winner of American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) World and Reserve World Championships. “We are delighted to welcome Randy back to the […]

Denny Thorsell Passes at 78

Denny Thorsell Passes at 78

Dennis “Denny” Thorsell, 78, of Burbank, Ohio, passed away on February 28. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, on August 3, 1938, he dreamed of being a cowboy and spent the rest of his life living that dream. He was a life member of the American Quarter Horse Association and a founding member of the Northern Ohio Quarter […]

Breanne Porter engaged

Breanne Porter engaged

AQHA and NSBA competitor Breanne Porter, of Pilot Point, Texas is engaged to Addison Wood, of Fort Worth. on Dec. 25 in Lake Louise, Banff, Alberta. Porter, originally from Okotoks, Alberta, attended Texas Christian University in Forth Worth. She and her sister, Alicia, own and operate Highrange Ranch. They own Hubba Hubba Huntin, a 2004 […]

Services set for Shawn Vaillant

Services set for Shawn Vaillant

AQHA and NSBA competitor Shawn Maree Vaillant, 53 of Ocala, Florida died Nov. 28, at her home in Ocala, Florida. Born in Colorado, Shawn graduated from Denver High School and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Fashion Merchandising from Iowa State University. She moved to Dallas, Texas following graduation in pursuit of her career […]

Melvin Barnes passes

Melvin Barnes passes

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame 2017 inductee Marvin Barnes of Ada, Oklahoma, died Nov. 30 at the age of 95. With the help of American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame mare FL Lady Bug, Marvin and his late wife, Lela, established the Lady Bug Stallion Station at Madill, Oklahoma, and a breeding program that changed racing forever. […]

The Parks have a Boy

The Parks have a Boy

Congratulations to Carly and Wade Parks on the birth of their son. Caden Wade Parks yesterday evening weighing in at 7 pounds and 1 ounce. Both mom and baby are doing wonderful. This is the first child for the couple who married in 2013. The Colbert, Georgia trainers specialize in training and showing American Paint Horses.