David Deptford

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Classie Jay – A Classie Ranch Horse Champion!

Classie Jay (by Jays Smokin Story) made owner Linda Joynes very happy this summer!   CJ as he is known was bred here at Sovereign and has been trained here at Sovereign since he was a youngster, a British Futurity Champion in Reining, this summer he has been with the SQH demonstrating at County shows throughout …

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Jays Dene – Showmanship Champion

Congratulations to Jackie Teideman and Jays Dene (by Jays Smokin Story out of Muy Bueno Lynx – bred by David Deptford) for winning the recent Novice Amateur Showmanship Championship sponsored by Rhinestone Clothing. Jackie and Jay are a winning combination in all events, being former British Champions in Amateur Western Pleasure, as well as earning …

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A Snip Of A Jay – Amateur Halter Champion

Winning combination Nigel Crowe with A Snip of A Jay (by Jays Smokin Story out of one of our Snipper daughters) added to their heaving trophy cabinet at the Fenland show by taking home the Snippnbelles Star Amateur Halter Championship, following in the footsteps of Mai Guy Zip and Jays Dene (who had won it …

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Dollar Does It! Snips Silver Dollar Wins Open Halter Championship

David and his mare Snips Silver Dollar (by Jays Smokin Story out of Redgates Tender Reed) has had a fabulous show season with great results in Open Halter shown by both David and Sarah.  This mare’s consistent winning results at the four Fenland shows in 2013 meant that she took home for David the Open …

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Super-Star! Snippnbelles Star Wins Green Trail Championship

At the recent Fenland Show, Dorothy Coleman’s horse Snippnbelles Star (out of Dyna Mito Belle by Snippers Heirogance) took home the prestigious Green Trail Circuit Championship sponsored by Dorothy Coleman and The Western Shop.  Shown in Halter by Dorothy and ridden throughout her performance career, by David initially and Sarah for the past three years, …

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AQHA Horsemanship Camp Report

Hello, everybody! International Intern Tabatha Taylor and North Eastern Oklahoma University traveled to March, Great Britain, for an international horsemanship camp. Photo courtesy of Tabatha Taylor. I just finished spending a couple of amazing days in March, Great Britain, with North Eastern Oklahoma University. North Eastern Oklahoma University, or NEO (which I will hereafter call …

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Sssh! AQHA Horsemanship Camp Feedback

Once again thanks for a tremendous camp experience.  Although we were fairly tired by end of day three we could have happily stayed another couple of days….horses might disagree.  You really do have a lovely atmosphere at your set-up. Just to say thank you for a great Camp, please pass on my best wishes to …

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2013 AQHA Horsemanship Camp

Horse Creek Farm Arena played host to the 2013 AQHA Horsemanship Camp with North East Oklahoma University over the weekend 12-14th July.  What a fabulous weekend we had, great coaching, fabulous weather and lots of happy faces.  Our thanks to everyone who came to make it such a great weekend. [cincopa AENAIM7q7psZ]

Sovereign Spread The Western Word

Sovereign Promote The American Quarter Horse To A New Audience For many years David and Sarah Deptford have been at the forefront of promoting the American Quarter Horse and Western riding to a new audience throughout the UK and sometimes even internationally. 2013 has proved to be a busy year for the Sovereign Team, with …

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SQH at the Fenland Show

Wow!  Great show, 90 horses at the Arena, and Sovereign Horses and riders did fabulous! Halter classes were dominated by Sovereign bred horses, with Jay and Snipper daughters sweeping the board.  Congratulations to Sarah and David who showed Snippers Mito Bella, Snips Silver Dollar, and Heir To a Jay all to Grand Championships.  Joyce Markham’s …

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