Sydney Vogt, Penn State’s very own 2018 Sale Manager, is the owner of PSU Hollywood Nights, the top selling horse of the 2017 Penn State Quarter Horse Sale. He is now a three year old, boarded and training with Rhonda Replogle.He will be showing in the Open Ranch Riding with Rhonda Replogle and Sydney will be showing him in the level 1 amateur ranch riding and in the amateur ranch riding. They will also be working toward ranch trail.
Ashleigh Egan purchased PSU Scorin A Win, a 2013 gelding by Time to Score out of Luv N Lady, at the 2015 Sale. As a PSU Horse Barn live-in, she immediately bonded with “Luke” from the time of foaling. In 2016, Ashleigh and Luke showed in Halter, earning 8.5 points. They also were invited to attend 2017 AQHA Level 1 Championship in Raleigh, NC. Ashleigh states that her experience with Penn State has been “nothing but pleasant.” She believes that this program “is such an awesome opportunity not just for students but the equine community.” She would like to thank the Equine Science Program and the Horse Barn for the opportunity it gave her as a student and the memories and opportunities it still presents her today.
Jen Treas from Lewisburg, PA purchased PSU Nimble N Fancee (2014 mare by Willie be Nimble and out of Fancee Boom Cash) at the 2016 Sale. Since then she has completed training in competitive mounted shooting and is now preparing for a full year of showing on the east coast, including AQHA shooting to qualify for worlds. Jen tells us that “Fancee is bred so well with confirmation, agility, and an excellent personality.” Treas Trailers have been proud to sponsor the sale for several years because of their love for the program. Jen states that she has only had great experiences with Penn State. She also states “the sale is always fun to attend” and she “can’t wait to see what the future holds”.
Scott Kauffman from Central City, PA has had numerous Penn State horses. Specifically, PSU Solid Investment (2011 Gelding by Potential Investment and out of Dynamic Zippo), who is top ten in the nation in green and novice amateur Hunter Under Saddle and PSU Shaded in Blue (by PSU Dynamic Krymsun and out of MLF Rhapsody in Blue), who was third at the Quarter Horse Congress in amateur Hunter Under Saddle. The Kauffman’s “recommend the Penn State horses to anyone who is interested in having a great show horse!”
Ali Grusha from Hamburg, PA, owns PSU I Dare You To, a 2012 gelding by PSU Dynamic Krymsun and out of Skys Blue Whisper. The pair show in performance halter, showmanship, HUS and equitation They won superiors in SMS and halter first year showing, earned amateur championship achievement, 11th in the nation amateur performance geldings for 2016, and 25th in the amateur all around (national standings) She says her experience with the Penn State Equine Science Program has been “WONDERFUL!!!!” Ali plans on showing her gelding this summer at all of the AQHA Centre Hall shows.
Julie Majernik from Canfield, Ohio owns PSU Krymsun Shadow a 2010 gelding by PSU Dynamic Krymusn and out of PSU Invest in Shadow. “Armani” is currently competing in hunter under saddle, equitation, horsemanship, pleasure, western riding, and halter. He has accomplished numerous achievements including: superior hunter under saddle in youth and open, multiple top ten congress placer with multiple riders, multiple circuit awards, top 20 in national standings, grand performance halter gelding, youth and open world qualifier, multiple futurity championships. “Armani” will be showing this season in the Open with Julie, as well as, other novice/select events. Julie says she ”loves the Penn State program” believes “they are breeding great horses.” She would like to thank Brian for always keeping in touch and showcasing her success with the PSU horses.
Randy and Darcy Mitchell, owners of Randy Mitchell Quarter Horses in Freeport, PA, have owned and trained numerous PSU horses and state that all of the horses they have purchased are “great minded, easy to work with and have excellent breeding and confirmation.” To name a few- PSU Rockin Robin (PSU Dynamic Krymsun X Willy Invite Her) won the 3 year old Limited Non-Pro western Pleasure at the Little Futurity and were tied for 3rd at the Tom Powers Futurity in 2014. PSU Krymsun Time (PSU Dynamic Krymsun X Skipin N Time) and PSU Invest N Krymsun (PSU Dynamic Krymsun X PSU Invest In Shadow) were both trained and sold and are being shown successfully in the HUS classes. PSU Krymsun Time has also been a finalist at the All American Quarter Horse Congress. They currently have clients that own PSU horses as well. One client owns PSU Dynamic Blue Sky (PSU Dynamic Krymsun X Skys Blue Whisper). This pair was Top Ten at the Tom Powers Futurity last summer in the Limited Three Year Old HUS and they have been earned points in the Amateur HUS. Allison Mitchell currently rides PSU Lazy Lopin Lion (Lazy Loper X Dynamic Zippo) in the Small Fry Walk Trot and will soon move into the 11 and under Western Pleasure. Look for their current two year old filly, PSU Krymsun For Sure (PSU Dynamic Krymsun X Festive For Certain) this fall with Darcy Mitchell in the 2 year old Western Pleasure Futurities.