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Memorial Day/Stanford Happening

Memorial Day Circuit & Stanford Happening

May 25-28, 2018
Tunica, MS - Paul Battle Arena
Four judges with an all-inclusive fee

Reserve stalls and RV spots - David Jones (501.743.7085)
Other information - Jerry Beaty ( or 501.258.9405)

Showbill, entry form, and patterns will be uploaded closer to the date.

Join us for the 16th Stanford Happening Memorial! Award buckles are sponsored by Equine Omega Complete!

2017 Money and Buckle classes

Stanford Classes (Open to ALL BREEDS):

- $500 added Level 1 Horse and/or Rider Non-Pro Western Pleasure

  • Brian Brady and Lazy Looker awarded champion buckle and $385
  • Semmie Wicker and Hope By Certain awarded reserve buckle and $231
  • Jenny Honey and Cookin It Up Hot awarded $154

- $500 added Open Ranch Riding

  • Randy Schaffhauser and Dun Its Code awarded champion buckle and $383
  • Jeff Honey and Taking Chancez awarded reserve buckle and $302
  • Nicole Lewis and Suddenly No Warning awarded non-pro champion buckle and $232
  • Lesa Lewis and Colonelspeppybargirl awarded $151
  • Jenny Honey and Suddenlyoutoftheblue awarded $93

- Level 1 Walk-Trot (11 and Over)

  • Shelby Ashcraft and Riding The Range awarded champion saddle and $180 
  • Grace Thompson and Good Absolute awarded reserve champion buckle and $135
  • Linda Smiley and Broke Machine awarded $90
  • Stephanie Williams and Zipit Martha Stewart awarded $45

- Walk-Trot (10 and Under) | cash drawings


Stanford Buckles also awarded in:

- Amateur, Select, and Youth Western Pleasure (Saturday) | buckles to champions and reserve champions

- Level 1 Youth and Level 1 Amateur Ranch Riding (Sunday) | buckles to champions and reserve champions


The $500 added Blind Horsemanship Challenge had 17 entries and paid out over $1,000.

  • Shelley Grissom and Dun Ben Noticed awarded $323
  • Kay Hardin and Watch For Charlie awarded $253
  • Brandy Robbins and All Nite Invited awarded $182
  • Sidney Dunham and Huntin For Rhythm awarded $111
  • Nancy Boatwright and SRS Dream awarded $81
  • Hannah Longing awarded $61

Comeback later for 2017 Candids