Future Go Lucky
Pictured with Gail Mann. OQHA Open Reserve Champion Aged Stallion.
Youth Break Away Circuit Champion. Leotos Lark with Mack Dodsworth.
All in The Family
Our daughter Shirley, pictured here with two of our Grandsons, Mack and Marc. All are riding Grand Get of Bally Hobo. What a foundation sire he was!
At World Show 2002
At National Western Stock Show
Congratulations "The Royalty Gal"
Congratulations to "The Royalty Gal" on achieving her AQHA Championship with points in Pole Bending, Barrel Racing, Stakes Race, Showmanship and Halter! The Royalty Gal is sired by Kids Royalty. Congratulations on a job well done! - Royalty Gal is owned by Dana J Yingling from Scottsdale AZ
Another Great Year!
Grandson Marc, who is showing Affluent Mannerism,out of Fluent Mannerism By Bally Hobo, in 2005.
In 2006 Marc and Paige (Affluent Mannerism) achieved AQHA Region One Youth Mare Championship and was OQHA High point Youth Halter Mare. What an excellent year and accomplishments! Oh yes, He's active in 4-H and he's a Great Wrestler too! At 103 lbs. Marc's '06-'07 record -36 matches, 31 wins, 30 pin's. WOW!
More Than Just Pretty Faces
Grandson Mack with His Superior Halter Gelding "Secure Rendition" By Secure Future and on his left "Miz Te Mannerism" Halter and Performence point earner,Oregon State 4-H Medalion Winner By Noble Mannerism.
Mookster (Secure Rendition) and Mack achieved 2006 AQHA Region One Youth Gelding Championship and was 2006 OQHA High Point Youth Halter Gelding! Besides being active in 4-H, FFA, OHSET and Forestry, Mack also wrestles for Scio High School. '06-'07 Mack wrestled at 130 lbs. Varsity, taking second at the District Championships, Qualifing for State Championships. WAY TO GO MACK! We are very proud of you!
Our daughter Shirley on "Secure Illustration" (known as Illie).Illie is by Secure Future and out of a Bally Hobo Daughter.
A New Generation
Having a good time on great horses is our Grandkids, Grayson and Ashton Mann. When not having a great time with his horse, Grayson loves to take traveling adventures and plays a mean game of soccer! Ashton still loves to read and play pirates with his big brother. Your looking at the next generation of Mann's Horsemen!
So Rare So Fine
AQHA Superior Halter and All around Good Rope Horse. Owned by Ray and Diane Stocky, Idaho. Sired by Bally Hobo
Our son Mike Mann and family
Taking a break at the creek on our 2006 Camping trip at Quinn Meadows. Our son Mike, daugther-in-law Kristina and the two grandchildren Grayson and Ashton. What a fun time we all had. We are looking forward to next year!
Our Good friend Harland enjoying the 2006 Quinn Meadows camping trip, Just as much fun as horse showing. Harland is on "Miss Follys Sprinter", who is the dam of "Future Go Lucky" she is by Bally Hobo. Great horses are good for more than just raising colts!
In Loving Memory of Future Illusion
Ollie Died on August 3, 2004 of complications due to a broken hip. He was a Great Show Horse, he had a Wonderful Personality and was loved by all.
FUTURE ILLUSION 2002 bay gelding
1978 AJQHA Group
Gee Can You Spot? Yvonne Burson, Susie Payne, Kathy Benell, Denise Lester, Shirley Mann and their fearless leader Ken Walling. All of them are still involved in the Quarter Horse Industry.
Friends Go Way Back
Judy Bohlen and Gail Mann with Doc's Bo Dandy. Judy is still very involved in the Oregon Horsemans Assoc. as the QUARTER HORSE Director,while still finding time to show her good Quarter Horse Gelding.
Congratulations to The Zielinski family for the sale of "Golden Security" to Ryon Simon in Cannon Falls, MN
In Loving Memory of Bally's Pride
AAA-AQHA CHAMPION BALLY'S PRIDE passed away June 2004 of old age. She will be missed here at the ranch by all who knew her. Pride's daughters and grand-daughters will carry on her wonderful legacy.
Pride, pictured here with Shirley Mann at the first OREGON QUARTER HORSE CIRCUIT, she was Grand Champion Halter Mare Open and Youth. Her full brother, Bally Hobo was Grand Champion Stallion Also! THANK YOU, PRIDE FOR ALL THE GOOD TIMES!
Tax Express Has A New Home
TAX EXPRESS, a 1987 Gelding by Sapps Express, with Chris Zucker in 1992, "Taxi" earned 49 AQHA Youth Halter Points, and was Oregon High Point Youth Halter Gelding, before an extensive injury on 08-26-93,to his leg, side lined his career. He is an Oregon State 4-H Medalion Winner and High Point 4-H Champion.
"TAXI" Will continue his winning ways with his new owner Kayla Edmonston, of Albany, Oregon. Best Wishes for a Wonderful New Adventure!
In Loving Memory of Shamar Taco
SHAMAR TACO,in 1979 with Shirley Mann. "TACO" was a 3/4 Arab and 1/4 Welsh Pony,our children and grand chrildren grew up on. She was the first W.H.O. 5 "A" Game Pony. Thank you Taco, for all the wonderful times and memories. Taco died on Sept.17,2002, at the age of 36 years and she will be missed by all of us here at the ranch and by all the children that she raised. She is buried next to Bally Hobo.
Judge Rex Hartley and Poco Perk
1st President of Oregon Quarter Horse Association in 1957, and Breeder of many Outstanding Quarter Horses !!!
OQHA Youth High Point Class Winners:
OQHA Youth High Points, Top Ten 14 - 18
OQHA Youth High Points, Top Ten 13 & Under:
OQHA Amateur High Point Class Winners:
OQHA Open High Point Class Winners:
AQHA Award Achievements:
Pride of Express Winning the NW Quarter Horse Congress
1990 - PRIDE OF EXPRESS with Brenda Brown rider, Mike and Gail Mann, Breeders and Tim and Linda Malonie, Owners. GREAT FUTURITY WIN !!
Pride of Express
1991 It's fun to repeat the following year !!! PRIDE OF EXPRESS with BRYAN MILLER and friends.
Our Daughter Shirley Renee Mann (Mother of Mack and Marcus Dodsworth) and JORDACRES MARIAH, a 1983 mare by BALLY HOBO (full sister to HOBOS IRISH COFFEE) winning 7th place at the 1985 AQHYA WORLD SHOW, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Mariah is the Grand Dam of "SECURE ILLUSTRATION" and "SECURE ENDEAVOR" both are multiple Superiors in Halter by SECURE FUTURE.
Our son Michael Gray Mann and MARVELOUS HOBO, a 1983 Gelding By Bally Hobo,Winning Fifth Place at the 1985 AQHYA WORLD SHOW, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Marvelous Hobo is the full brother to JUSTABOUT DID, AQHYA CHAMPION AND SUPERIOR HALTER HORSE.
AQHA Champion - Hobos Irish Coffee 1983
With AQHA Judge,Joyce Wyatt of Pennsylvania. Coffee is the Grand Dam of AQHA'S LEADING SIRE "SECURE FUTURE". Coffee is by AQHA CHAMPION "BALLY HOBO" and was owned by Scott and Dr. Ellen Jordan, Aubrey, Texas.
In Special Memory of Sue Crisp
Sue, was the mother of Karen Spurlin, the Grandmother of Lindsey and Loving Friend to many. She was killed recently in a auto accident. Pictured with My Te Mannerism is Lindsay Spurlin, Tami Mills & Sue Crisp.
A Whole Lot of Bull
This photo is in reference to the "Mann Family Story" in the Cascade Horseman.(Click on article on the home page) Our herd sire TR ZATO HEIR with Mike and Gail Mann, Gray Buckner( Gail's Dad ) and John Norris, Bull purchased from Waldo Hill Farms, Salem Oregon in Sept. 1965
Ken pictured with Ho Dee Bo 1976 OQHA HIGH POINT WEANLING HALTER MARE, more recently Ken was the 2001 AQHA JUSTIN ROOKIE OF THE YEAR. CONGRATULATIONS Ken, from all of us at MANN'S QUARTER HORSES !!!
MIKE and SIOUX, Registered Pinto Show and Parade Champion Mare, Blazing Trails in Julian, California. Feb. 1959
At the 1999 Oregon Summer Classic. Linda Elliott is the World Champion Wife of AQHA JUSTIN ROOKIE, Ken Elliott. Spicey Hobo pictured with Linda Elliott
Oregon Quarter Horse Summer Circuit
Mann' Family at the 2002 Oregon Quarter Horse Summer Circuit. WOW !! WHAT A CIRCUIT WE HAD ! ALL THE HORSES IN THE BARN QUALIFIED FOR THE 2002 AQHA WORLD SHOW !
Sire of BALLY HOBO - AQHA CHAMPION AND BALLYS PRIDE - AAA-AQHA CHAMPION, and many other winning get. Pictured here shortly before his death.
Famous owner of Quincy Dan and Sir Quincy Dan. Picture with Sir Quincy Dan. Dan Opie was also one of the founders of the Oregon Quarter Horse Association. Read 1977 Article
Visiting the 1981 World Championship Show with Richard Shrake, Mike and Gail Mann. Bally Sagebrush and Renee Haus
Just About Did
AQHA Youth Champion and Superior Halter, seen here with Shirley Mann at the reins. You see, Halter Horses do ride !!
Just About Did
AQHA Youth Champion and Superior Halter. Gail Mann with Just About Did at Cow Palace.
Hobos Honey Bee
Our dear friend Betty White we miss you. "Champions in the pen and in friendship". Betty is now retired from showing horses and is showing her skills on the Golf Course.