Morgan Pugh, the quiet little girl from Louisville with a riding ability of a superstar, will be shining bright on Saturday September 13, 2014. Morgan and her Mom Cathy are 2 of the people that always bring a smile to our faces. They are each others support and although you can hear Morgan saying “MOMMMMMMMMMM be quiet” – Morgan loves her favorite cheerleader.
We are proud to have this little gal in the BOTB on not one but two horses. Congrats Morgan, you deserve it.
The Best of the Best will be shining bright with the Qualifiers for 2014 – Read a little about them and what they have to say about their horse, favorite arenas and the people who inspire them the most.
BOTB Qualified Rider – Morgan Pugh Out of Louisville Ohio
When and Where did you qualify for the BOTB?
The Race was on July 12, 2014 and held at Serenity & Champion Center (State Show)
What are the bloodlines of your horse? Chicados Express & Katies Diamond Tino
Can you name one or more people who inspire your riding? Dave Treharne – without Dave’s help I would not have been able to learn to get in sync with Diamond so fast.
What is your best memory of you and your horse as a team? After 1 barrel race after we bought her, she qualified for the BOTB and I realized she was fast!
What is your favorite arena and why is it the one you like the most? Champions Center because both my horses seem to run their best there and they like the alleyway.
How long have you had the horse you qualified on? 3 months
Do you have a favorite song you like to hear before you enter the alley way to make a run?
Party like a Rock Start by Shop Boyz
What is the name of your horse? JG Miss Lena
The Race was on Friday of the Panty Raid and held at Champion Center
What are the bloodlines of your horse? Cash N Miss Drip & Cuchara Jan O Lena
Can you name one or more people who inspire your riding? Marissa Berg from Burleson Texas. She is the one who sold Lucy to me. She takes my calls 24/7, she face times me at a show if I’m having a problem, she has helped me get in sync with Lucy throughout the last 3 years.
What is your best memory of you and your horse as a team?
When I qualified for the BOTB the first year I owned her. She gave 100% before I knew how to ride her 100%, and of course there was a “lot” of help from Liz Michael! (Editors Note: Morgan you make us smile)
What is your favorite arena and why is it the one you like the most?
Champion Center, Springfield, Ohio. As long as I’ve owned Lucy, it seems to be the arena that I run the best at. She loves the long alleyway!
How long have you had the horse you qualified on? 3 Years
Do you have a favorite song you like to hear before you enter the alley way to make a run? (Editor’s Note: I believe this is her Mom’s song) “Happy”
Watch for Morgan and JG Miss Lena and Diamonds Express to run up the alley way at the Best of the Best!