Current JPH News can be found now at http://janssenperformancehorses.com/blog/
Ryan Lind showed JPH-trained I Am Ichi to a championship finish at both 13-year-old Ryan and 3-year-old Ichi’s first futurity appearance. Ryan rounded out the successful weekend by also winning both go-rounds and the championship of the event’s $2000 Limited Rider Tournament class while astride stallion Smart Chicaway.
12-year-old Ryan Lind won the Northern Exposure weekend High Point trophy. He is pictured with his father and trainer, Bob Janssen, and the three
horses he rode to attain high point (L-R) Smart Chicaway, Sunny Rey Solano & Colord By Vandals)
Colord By Vandals, owned by Bob & Anita Janssen, won the weekend's High
Point horse trophy. The APHA mare is pictured with Ryan Lind, Bob
Janssen and Anita Janssen. All three members of the Janssen family, along
with youth client Brittany Staeck, won checks on the mare during the
Steph Dryden received her Rookie Buckle at the Red Horse Ranch show, and Ryan Lind won High Point Youth Rider for the weekend. The youth were competitive at Red Horse as well and they are pictured with their awards for the weekend.
Congratulations to Ryan Lind for his two-time finalist performances at the NCHA Western Nationals in Ogden, Utah! Two entries, two finals!
Junior Youth, riding Sunny Rey Solano. (Ryan finished 4th in the First Go!)
$2000 Limited Rider, riding Smart Chicaway. (Ryan finished 7th out of 80
entries in the First Go!)
Congratulations to Smart Chicaway...three trips to the NCHA Western National
Championships thus far in his career...four times entered into various
classes...ridden by three different riders..FINALIST EVERY TIME IN THE
PEN!..and top ten twice.
Congratulations to the following JPH team members who qualified and showed
at the NCHA Western Nationals in Ogden, Utah April 30-May 10:
Bob Janssen & Sunny Rey Solano ($10K Novice Horse)
Bob Janssen & JTS Aristocrat, owned by Catherine Hazelroth ($10K Novice
Anita Janssen & Sunny Rey Solano ($20K NP)
Jim Spalla & Hollys Prince Jewel ($2k LR)
JPH was featured in the February 2009 AQHA Journal and watch for Bob Janssen on KARE 11 (NBC affiliate) in the upcoming weeks when he “job swaps” with reporter Rena Sargianopolis during the morning show.
More JPH in the news...
featured in the Wall
Street Journal (interview done, to run late
September -- watch for a link)
featured in the AQHA Journal (interview done, to run fall 2008 --
watch for a link)
featured in Horse & Family (to run fall 2008 -- watch for a link)
Three for three! Congratulations to Bob
Janssen & High
Brow Madonna, owned by Mark & Patti Blackwell, Delano, MN. This
duo made the finals at futurities in Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota.
This dynamic mare by High Brow Cat finished several of the go-rounds
in either first or second place.
Dorau of Sandstone, MN
riding Chex R Smartest. Jon & Chexy are currently leading the NCHA
$2000 Limited Rider race.
September 2008 -- Greetings everyone!
Futurity season is upon us and Bob is on the road
more frequently right now. He's currently in South Dakota, and after
Iowa and Minnesota, he continues to be very excited about his three-year-old
At my webmaster-extroidinaire's urging, I'm blogging.
(She tells me it's a great way to enhance website optimization!
-- She being Erin
mother to Brittany and JPH client). I'm using the blog to update
about where JPH is travelling to and show results. You can access
it via the
link http://www.janssenperformancehorses.com/blog/ .
I continue to try and build my photo portfolio,
so if you have purchased photos of you showing your horse, please
to me so I can include them on the website.
If you are an MCHA member, you should have received
your board of directors ballot earlier this week. Voting turnout
was very low
so I want to remind everyone to vote!
Wishing you all the best for a fantastic fall season!
Performance Horses - Bob, Anita & Ryan
August 2008 -- don't forget to check our blog http://janssenperformancehorses.com/blog/ as we are trying to update it before and after each show.
JPH has been fortunate to have a recent flurry of
and last week was particularily busy. On Monday a reporter with
Journal came out and interviewed us for an upcoming article in that
publication. She had seen the Fortune article online, and called
us out of
the blue. It's amazing how the internet makes the world so very
wasn't sure yet when it would be published, but will let us know
and I will
pass that along.
On Friday July 25, KSTP (Channel 5/ABC)
came up for the morning and filmed a segment that will air on their
new "magazine" show
Cities Live. That will air tomorrow July 29 at 3 p.m. Click
here to view it online.
We hope all is well with each of you and you are
enjoying the beautiful summer. The latter part of this week finds us
St. Paul at
the fairgrounds for the NCRHA Futurity/Derby show, although Bob
returning to Lindstrom most days to ride cutters in between showing
keeping them ready for the next cutting the following weekend.
If you haven't had a chance to check out our
new & improved website,
please do at www.janssenperformancehorses.com . Erin Staeck, one
clients, redesigned it and did an outstanding job. Erin has a design
business if you know of anyone looking for a great quality website.
has me blogging, which is where I try to post show results, for
Have a wonderful day! Bob & Anita
June 2008 -- It's been an exciting spring at Janssen
In addition to being in the middle of a successful
show season, the past
30-days have seen a flurry of media attention, starting with an
the national magazine, Fortune Small Business, and Bob and Smart
national Equi-Stat rankings announced in Quarter Horse News.
Tomorrow (Friday June 27, 2008), Todd Walker
and KMSP/Fox9 News are coming out for a shoot
which will air on Fox's popular Sunday Morning show sometime between
7 and 9
a.m. this Sunday. The shoot tomorrow will consist of three parts:
providing a cutting demonstration, an interview with Bob, and finally
trying out cutting himself. The focus will be on the rapidly growing
of cutting, and it's appeal/presence in Minnesota.
Check out Anita's article on CNN Money -- http://money.cnn.com/2008/05/15/smbusiness/rodeo_queen.fsb/index.htm
Ryan also had his share of the limelight with a
front page article in the Star by Northstarmedia.net -- go to http://northstarmedia.net/star/STARIssues_files/stm032608-102-26.pdf for page 1 and page 18. Go Ryan!
May 2008 -- Janssen Performance Horses descended
upon Ogden, Utah and the
NCHA Western Nationasl with a relatively small contingent, but were
competitive! Bob Janssen kicked off Team JPH's success by riding
Chicaway to a finals entry in the $10,000 Novice Horse Class, the
Top Ten status with his finals ride. Ryan Lind followed in Bob's
riding Sunny Rey Solano to a Top Ten finish in an extremely competitive
high-scoring Junior Youth class. Mark Blackwell piloted Smart Chicaway
finals-qualifying run in the $2,000 Limited Rider as well. Patti
and Anita Janssen also showed.
Janssen is the new Cutting/Reining/Reined Cow Horse columnist
Around -- look for his columns starting in the April 2008 edition. View online
JPH will be featured in
Horse & Family, April 2008.
Bob's recent interview with Don Wick on Horse Sense
Spring 2008: All is well at JPH, the barn is busy
and gearing up for show season. We're fortunate to have a number
of outstanding 2-year-old and 3-year-old prospects in training,
as well as some
exciting show horses. Breeding mares have started to arrive for
with Smart Chicaway, and his offspring are doing outstanding in
the showpen. Bob has several exciting Chicaway 3-year-olds that
wait to show in this fall's futurities.