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Mustang Magic Events

New and exciting Mustang format for 2022

Mustang Magic Rising Star Freestyle Joins Mustang Magic Celebrity Freestyle at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo
Mustang Magic Freestyle competitions illustrate the beauty, versatility and trainability of American Mustangs that have roamed freely on public lands throughout the West. Horses in these events are wild mares and geldings, typically four to seven years of age.

Our thanks to Lone Star Ag Credit for its support.

Mustang Magic Rising Star Freestyle - Jan. 21, 6 p.m.

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Mustang Magic celebrity freestyle - Jan. 22, 6 p.m.

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mustang showcase clinics

MUSTANG Showcase CLINICS, JANUARY 20, 21 & 22, 10 am

Come learn from elite mustang trainers during these educational clinics. For a detailed schedule, click here!
Free with grounds admission.

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Mustang magic rising star freestyle, JANUARY 21, 6 PM

Up and coming trainers who are proving themselves in Extreme Mustang Makeover competitions across the nation will converge in the Will Rogers Coliseum to battle it out for a coveted spot in the Mustang Magic Celebrity Freestyle on January 22. Trainers will be judged based on overall horsemanship and entertainment value. Trainers competing include:
  • Isidro Espinoza
  • Jeff Cook
  • Luke Castro
  • Matt Zimmerman
  • Mary Kitzmiller
  • Jonathan "J-Dub" Weisiger
  • Emma Minteer
  • Michael Hurst

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The winner from the Rising Stars Freestyle will join eight of the nation's most popular trainers in a performance that has sold out for nearly a decade. These very talented men and women will showcase their horsemanship and showmanship skills during an evening that always provides excitement, thrills and surprises.

Dan James

Since coming to the United States from Australia, Dan James has spent his career wowing audiences and pushing the bounds of equine entertainment. Dan has performed at events world wide such as the World Equestrian Games, Run for a Million Invitation Freestyle and Road to the Horse.

Elisa Wallace

Elisa Wallace has been riding horses since she was two years old. As a past Extreme Mustang Makeover Champion, her ultimate goal is to show how amazing mustangs are by competing at the upper levels and the world stage of three-day eventing.

Nate Eicher

Nate Eicher is a four-time Extreme Mustang Makeover Champion & Reserve Champion. He has shown in many different disciplines while specializing in putting a solid foundation on horses at his ranch in Texas.

Madison Schambaugh

Madison Shambaugh has been an advocate as well as a trainer of wild horses. She also specializes in working with exotic equines, including zebras. Her program places a large emphasis on liberty in an effort to refine communication between horse and human and to reach new heights in horsemanship.

Marsha Sapp

Marsha Sapp owns and trains at Southern Oaks Equestrian Center, where she also coaches Florida State University's equestrian team. She is a multiple top five finisher in the Extreme Mustang Makeover and a three-time world champion in Western Dressage. Her mustang, Cobra, was honored by the USEF in 2018 by becoming the National Horse of the Year.

Katie Ketterhagen

Katie Ketterhagen has been training and showing horses since her early teens, and fell in love with the mustang after competing in her first Extreme Mustang Makeover in 2012. She helps start colts and fix problems in all breeds but takes pride in training mustangs.

Jesus Jauregui

Jesus Jauregui has had a passion for horses and horse training since a very young age. He has competed in many mustang events, including several Extreme Mustang Makeovers.

Rising Star Champion

Who will our eighth competitor be? We won't know until all of our Rising Stars show what they can do!
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