Blue Ridge Longhorns History

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2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show

Blue Ridge Longhorns Successful at Pennsylvania Farm Show in 2015

Awards earned by the Blue Ridge Longhorns at the 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show listed below, all exhibited by Blue Ridge Longhorns except where noted.

Blue Ridge Shadow Chaser

Blue Ridge Shadow Chaser

Texas Longhorn All Age Grand Champion, Blue Ridge Shadow Chaser


 

Blue Ridge Code Blue

Blue Ridge Code Blue

Texas Longhorn All Age Reserve Grand Champion Female, Blue Ridge Code Blue


 

Blue Ridge Head Coach

Blue Ridge Head Coach

Texas Longhorn All Age Grand Champion Bull, Blue Ridge Head Coach


 

Blue Ridge Tempter

Blue Ridge Tempter

Texas Longhorn All Age Reserve Grand Champion Bull, Blue Ridge Tempter


 

Blue Ridge Simon Says

Blue Ridge Simon Says

Texas Longhorn All Age Grand Champion Steer, Blue Ridge Simon Says, exhibited by Jodi Nolan of Fairfield PA.

2013 Keystone International Livestock Exposition

Blue Ridge Superman is Grand Champion Honor Roll, High Point Senior Bull in the Nation for 2013

Superman 2013

Blue Ridge Superman

Blue Ridge Superman was named Grand Champion Honor Roll, High Point Senior Bull in the Nation for 2013.

He was also chosen Grand Champion Longhorn Bull at the 2013 Keystone International Livestock Exposition in Harrisburg, PA. This makes two in a row for Superman. He has been living up to his name by winning All Age Grand Champion Bull at 2013 West Va. State Fair, All Age Grand Champion Bull at 2013 York Fair.

Blue Ridge Super Kat was also Reserve Champion Intermediate Bull in the Nation in 2013.

Blue Ridge Shadow Chaser was named Reserve Grand Champion Female in the Nation for 2013, after taking Reserve Champion Longhorn Female at Keystone.

Blue Ridge Rio Red.was named Reserve Grand Champion Longhorn Bull at Keystone.

Shadow Chaser

Blue Ridge Shadow Chaser

 

Blue Ridge Rio Red

Blue Ridge Rio Red

2012

Blue Ridge Longhorns Successful at 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show

War PaintBlue Ridge War Paint won All Age Grand Champion Bull after previously winning Senior Bull, calved May-December 2009 and being named Champion Senior Bull. (Photo from Farm Show Web site)

Hired HandBlue Ridge Hired Hand won All Age Reserve Grand Champion Bull after previously winning Intermediate Bull, calved March-April, and Champion Intermediate Bull. (Photo from Farm Show Web site)

 

Other Champions and Reserve Champions:

  • Blue Ridge Rio Red: Reserve Intermediate Bull Champion (Intermediate Bull, calved May-June)
  • Blue Ridge Heart Throb: Champion Junior Heifer (Junior Heifer, calved March-April)
  • Blue Ridge Cowgirl:  Reserve Junior Heifer Champion  (Junior Heifer, calved July-August 2011)
  • Blue Ridge Sena Speckels: Champion Senior Cow (Senior Cow, calved 2000-2006)

Other first-place winners:

  • Blue Ridge Painted Lady:  Junior Cow, calved in 2007
  • Blue Ridge Gunslinger: Junior Steer, calved July-December 2011
  • Blue Ridge Grey Ghost Junior Steer, calved July-December 2010
  • Blue Ridge Longhorns named 2011 top breeder in the Northeast for 8th year in a row
2010

2010 News from the International Texas Longhorns Association

Blue Ridge War Bonnet named 2010 Elite Merit Bull; Cold Spring Sena Field named 2010 Elite Merit Cow; and Blue Ridge Shadow Horn named 2010 Elite Merit Bull.

Elite Award

Left to right, Claudia Weakland, Pat Sutton and Randy Sutton with two of the three Elite Awards presented by The International Texas Longhorn Association.

2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show

Blue Ridge Longhorns win big at 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show

Blue Ridge Longhorns swept the grand championships with All Age Grand Champion Cow and Bull at the 2013 Pennsylvania Farm Show in January. The All Age Grand Champion Steer was out of Blue Ridge Longhorns’ breeding program.

Blue Ridge was again named Texas Longhorn Premier Breeder and Premiere Exhibitor.

Sena FieldCold Spring Sena Field took All Age Grand Champion after winning Champion Senior Cow. Sena Field has been a powerhouse winner for Blue Ridge Longhorns—in 2011 she won All Age Grand Champion for the third consecutive time.

SupermanBlue Ridge Superman (shown at right) took All Age Grand Champion Bull, Blue Ridge Heart Throb was named Champion Senior Heifer, and Blue Ridge Rio Red took Reserve Champion Senior Bull. We had some other wins too, and some Blue Ridge Longhorns owned and shown by other exhibitors also did well.

2011

Blue Ridge Longhorns named 2011 top breeder in the Northeast for 8th year in a row

We’ve added two more Elite cows, Blue Ridge Sena Speckles and Blue Ridge Painted Lady to the roster. An animal must win 200 or more halter points to earn the Elite recognition. Blue Ridge Longhorns owns nine.

We also earned the national High Point Junior Heifer with Blue Ridge Lies and Alibis and national Reserve High Point Junior Cow with Blue Ridge Sena Speckles.

Results from the 2011 Pennsylvania Farm Show

Blue Ridge War Paint won All-Age Grand Champion Bull. Cold Spring Sena Field won Texas Longhorn All-Age Grand Champion for the third year in row!

 

Blue Ridge Longhorns was awarded…

  • Texas Longhorn Premier Breeder
  • Texas Longhorn Premier Exhibitor
  • Texas Longhorn Breeders Group

Other placings include:

  • Texas Longhorn Champion Intermediate Bull: Blue Ridge War Paint
  • Texas Longhorn Reserve Champion Intermediate Bull: Blue Ridge  Smokin Hot
  • Texas Longhorn Reserve Champion Intermediate Bull: Blue Ridge Crazy Horse
  • Texas Longhorn Reserve Champion Senior Bull: Blue Ridge Color Guard
  • Texas Longhorn Champion Junior Heifer: Blue Ridge Scarlet Lady
  • Texas Longhorn Senior Heifer: Blue Ridge Shadow Chaser
  • Texas Longhorn Senior Cow: Blue Ridge Wine & Roses
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