AWARDS

TOP HORSE

  • Texas Ranch Round Up Top Horse
    • 2012 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo | TRR PLAY GUN JOE “FAT CAT”
    • 2007 TRR Enterprise Smoke “Axel”
    • 2009 TRR Mr Gunfighter “Rockstar”
  • Ft Worth “Best of the West” Top Horse
    • 2002 Justa Little Gritty “Gritty”
    • 2003 Justa Little Gritty “Gritty”
    • 2011 TRR Mr Gun Fighter “Rockstar”
  • Western Heritage Classic Top Horse
    • 2001 Skeeter Binion
  • Waurika Ranch Rodeo Top Horse
    • 2008 TRR Playgun Joe “Tom Cat”
  • Haskell Wild Horse Prairie Days Top Horse
    • 2009 TRR Mr Gunfighter “Rockstar”
  • WRCA World Championships
    • 2000  All Around Horse | Mr Gin Twister
    • 2001 All Around Horse | Justa Little Gritty
    • 2002  All Around Horse | IR Twisty Gambrel
  • 2001 AQHA Horse of the Year | Justa Little Gritty

Ranch Horse of America Competitions

Tongue River Ranch has competed in countless ranch horse competitions since 1998, winning and placing in most.

 Other Braggin’ Rights
  • 2012 Stock Horse of Texas Show
    • All-Around Novice Champion
    • TRR Pepcid Gin “Primetime”
  • 2011 WHC-Best Remuda
  • 2009 Return to the Remuda Sale
    • Top Selling Gelding $25,000
    • TRR Sun O Becaco “Casey”
  • 2003 Best of the Remuda Circuit
  • Waurika, OK | IR Twisty Gambrel | 1st in class in Ranch Cutting
  • Electra, TX | IR Twisty Gambrel | 1st in class in Ranch Riding
  • IR Twisty Gambrel | 1st in class in Working Ranch Horse
  • IR Twist Gambrel and Stoney Jones | All Around Award
  • 2000 Return to the Remuda Sale
    • Top Selling Gelding $22,000  Mr Gin Twister
    • Top Selling Yearling| $19,250  Freckles Sun O Lena

Accomplishments by horses bred at Tongue River Ranch and sold at the annual Return to the Remuda Sale

  • Peptos Stylish Sue

(Peptos Stylish Oak x Bancita Sue Olena)
2008 NCHA Summer Spectacular Open Derby Champion, earner of $215,941.96 as of 3/26/10
2007 NCHA Open Futurirty Top 12

  • TRR Ms Early Pepto “Roanie”

(Peptos Stylish Oak x IR Early)
2nd place 2010 RHAA finals, Senior Class
Open All Around Winner 2010 New Mexico Stock Horse Competition
Competed in WRCA World Champion Ranch Rodeo

  • TRR Ms Straight Boon

(Pepcid x Cee Silver, Straight Silver)
2010 ASHA SHOT Abilene All Around novice 4th place

4H

Children raised on the ranch have competed in 4H shows on Tongue River Ranch Horses. They have competed in reining, team penning, working cow-horse, cutting and halter and have placed in all of these events at a state level. Most recently, TRR Playgun Joe “Fat Cat”,  placed in the Top Ten in the 2009 4H state horse show in team penning earning the 2010 Champion Texas State 4-H Team Penning.

NCHA & AQHA

Tongue River Ranch Bred horses have gone on to win over $250,000 in the National Cutting Horse Association.

Numerous Tongue River Ranch bred horses have qualified for AQHA World Show, and placed in Ranch Sorting, Sr. Heeling, Jr. Heading, Working Cow Horse, and Jr. Working Cow Horse.

Publications
  • Western Horseman Article May 2010

Tongue River Ranch was named to the Top 10 in Ranch Horse Programs and noted for producing today’s Best Working Stock Horses.

When compiling their list, Western Horseman looked at working cattle ranches that have won titles in ranch versatility events, and top horse honors at ranch rodeos. They also researched production sale prices, studied bloodlines, considered stallion and broodmare numbers, and gathered input from respected breeders, ranchers and advisers to the magazine.

  • Horse Journal Quarterly

Tongue River Ranch – Real Cowboys Working Cattle on Horses that really perform.

  • America’s Horse 

Cow Horses, Good Ones – November 2011

The article featured the Tongue River Ranch Remuda.