Performance Unlimited News  

We consider our clients and our horses all part of the team,
and we are proud of our accomplishments and successes in the show pen.
 Congratulations everyone ...

* 2015 *

Pink Ribbon Show

  • Congratulation to Francois Gauthier and HA The Looney Tune for wining the 7up Derby L2 and Prime Time and Reserve Champion in the 7up L4.
  • ... Jason Franks for Wining the L1 open Futurity on Flashen Yankee! We are so proud of you Jason!
  • ... great debut in his show career for Smart Like Einstein shown by Josiane Gauthier. Pink Ribbon Open Futurity L3 Co-Champion with a tied score of 148 with Matt Hudson, congrats Matt!!!! Also Open Futurity L4, 4th place. A special and sincere Thank You to the owner Harold Lepler for all his support and his trust in me!
  • ... last but not least congratulation Alyson Flint for wining the short Stirrup Class.
    Aly stop

SERHA Main Event

Another successful and crazy show this past weekend. With 23 horses and a lot of riders things had to be organized so everyone would have a great experience. A special and BIG thank you to team Performance Unlimited, Jason Franks, Jenna Pethick, Remi Berthe and Nikki Webber for doing an amazing job and specially for caring!! Congratulations are in the agenda because everyone had a great weekend

  • Joe Thompson reserve champion novice horse L1 on Friday and Novice Horse NP L1 champion
  • Jennifer Mcneil first NRHA show... she would have won the Green Reiner on Saturday but by mistake entered the prime time lol. Im still very proud of you!
  • Addie Cullum beginner reserve champ, co champion youth rookie on Saturday and 6th youth overall, weekend high point Youth Rookie
  • Jen Panten was 3rd in the beginner and also her first NRHA show on her first Reiner Wimpy Bama Chic
  • Marie Margeret Coats was reserve champion in youth 13 and under on Saturday
  • Alison Sharp reserve champion Saturday in the short stirrup
  • Mattie McNeil won her first short Stirrup on Sunday with an impressive score of 70
  • Alyson Flint won Saturday's short stirrup with a score of 71.5 and also won her first buckle for the weekend high point
  • Amber Edmonds was fourth on Sunday in the youth 14-18.
  • Kyle Edmonds was Youth Rookie Champion on Saturday / jackpot and then was third on Sunday.
  • Grace Wilson ended up 3rd on Saturday in the youth 14/18 and had a great clean run on her Mayzie
  • Catherine Hancock had 2 great runs on her Mikey. Little bobbles but the improvements where obvious. Keep up the great work
  • Mike Hancock marked a 141,5 schooling his 4 Yr old mare on Sunday.

Congratulation everyone. Thank you for being part of our team and making our shows so much fun. Also thank you to Kelly Warren, Susan Swindell and Michelle Cullums for decoration our stalls front and my scooter for the 4th of July lol. I loved it!

June 18

So exited for HA The Looney Tune and owner Fauntly Garrido! "Looney" is now qualified for the AQHA world show in both Reining and Ranch Riding

Congratulation to Jennifer Panten for her new horse Wimpy Bama Chic. This is Jen's first Reiner. She came to Performance Unlimited in the fall of 2014 and soon got the bug and now she can call Bama her horse. I look forward to see them in the show pen and witness their journey together.
Thank you to Nick Valentine for helping this match happen

AQHA Martinganza

HA The Looney tune Martinganza Ranch Pleasure Open Champion.
Score 75,5 - 75 - 74,5
Only his 2nd time competing in the Ranch Pleasure, Looney seemed to love it. He is very natural and a great listener. Our goal is to qualify him for the AQHA World show held in November 2015. Thank you to the Owner Fauthly Garrido for this opportunity. Looney is not only a champion in the Reining pen but now he has shown to be a very versatile Stallion. We look forward to more accomplishments from this great horse!

AQHA Show - April 25

Great AQHA show for Memorable Revolution wining the open under all 3 judges scoring 74,5-74-73,5 congrats to owner Robin Mazzocca. A step closer to getting him qualify for the world show!!!

VRHA Memorial Day Classic

Great job to all our group at the VRHA Memorial Day Classic. I can not be more proud of everyone's hard work and dedication. 

  • Farley Wickre made Rookie Youth champion NRHA and 1st place AQHA Youth Sunday 
  • Mary Margaret Coats won Co Champion Youth 13 and under
  • Alyson Flint won Short Stirrup Saturday and Sunday "high points weekend"
  • Amber Edmonds won the youth Freestyle and Youth 14 to 18 on Saturday
  • Allysn Light won the high point weekend Green Reiner 
  • Joe Thompson marked a 70 on Sunday for a great clean run on Bugs
  • Alison Sharp reserve champion short stirrup on Sunday 
  • Also Great job to Grace and Lydia Wilson, Kelly Warren, Mattie McNeil, Addie Cullum all placed in the top 3 in most of their classes. 

You all make us so proud !!

VRHA March Into Spring

Very proud of all our riders this weekend ...

  • Farley Wickre High point weekend Youth Rookie

  • Addie Cullum first NRHA show and marked a 70 !!!

  • Grace Wilson showed her new mare for the first time marked 70 in the Youth 14 - 18

  • Lydia Wilson and Smart Chica Nic having a super run marking a 72 in the Youth 14-18

  • Allison Sharp being reserve Champion short Stirrup on her mare Bela Quintana

  • My daughter Alyson wining both days of short stirrup and making a 72 on Sunday on her little mare Topsail Image

  • Robin Mazzocca Winning the NonPro L2,3,4 on her new horse Memorable Revolution

  • Kelly Warren and her mare Addie, first NRHA show for both of them. They had a 70 on Sunday morning in the Beginner !!

  • Joe Thomson on his great run on Sunday on Missys Dirt Surfer!

Thank you to all the parents and people who helped making this show very successful and organize. It takes a team to succeed and I can't be more proud of the one we have! 

Special thank you to Jason Franks and Neacolette Pope. Their endless dedication and care don't go unappreciated. I'm so bless to have you both and my dad for to help with the preparation and coaching

* 2014 *

Carolina Fall Classic and ABI Futurity
"Team Performance Unlimited" winning Level 2, 3 and 4 of both Futurities..., congratulations to

  • *** Champion *** Josiane Gauthier and Patrashas Big Gun,
    owned by Harold Lepler

  • ***Reserve Champion *** Francois Gauthier and ARC Wanna Surprize, owned by Fauntly Garrido

WEG-CAJosiane riding for the Canadian Team at the 2014 World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France. She says: "Words or pictures cannot explain the experience I am taking home with me from this amazing event."

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Welcome Farley Wickre into our show Family and congratulation on her new horse The Playboy Don. We are more then exited about this new match. The Playboy Don has been a great horse for us winning over $20,000 in the last few shows. Thank you for your trust in our program and we look forward to many success stories!

VRHA Memorial Day Classic & Derby...
The Playboy Don wins the Derby again, 2 weekends back to back

  • Congratulations to Francois Gauthier and The Playboy Don winning the Open Derby Level 2 and Level 4

  • HUGE congrats to Rebecca Wilson and Amber Edmonds, Co-Champs high point youth 14-18 weekend high point buckle.

  • Also HUGE congrats to Alison Sharp on wining the short stirrup both days and wining the weekend Buckle.

  • Congratulation to Kayleigh for Reserve Champ Green reiner.

  • Myra Rowells and her horse Plum Tinsel made some major progress in the rookie this weekend. Marked 138 on both days. Good job.

  • Gracie Wilson did amazing on Rooster. 3rd place in the youth on Saturday. Great class girl!.

Caroline Classic Derby...
a great weekend with big accomplishments

  • Josiane and Colonel G (owned by Bob and Gloria Bradley) marking a 147 in the Open Derby, followed by a score of 148.5 with The Playboy Don (owned by Francois Gauthier) winning the Level 2 Open division.

  • Congratulation Alison Sharp on winning the short stirrup class on Sunday with a big score of 143.5. You are a special young lady and you will achieve big things. Great job by Josiane's daughter Aly who showed George for the second time in her life and marked a 138 in the short stirrup class. You rock baby! 

Florida Reining Classic...
could not have asked for a better start into the new show season

  • Bill Horn ShootOut...
    Josiane and HA The Looney Tune, owned by Fauntly Garrido
    marking a 226.5 for Reserve Champion, only 1 point behind the leading score.    Watch the Video

  • Florida Classic Derby...
    a great success for Josiane and HA The Looney Tune as well with another score of 226.5 on Saturday night for
    • Co-Champion Open Level 2
    • Reserve Co-Champion level 3
    • 3rd Place Level 4     Watch the Video

    A nice 219.5 score in the open Derby on Saturday night for Josiane and The Playboy Don, a 4 year old stallion who has only been shown at 2 other shows, owned by Francois Gauthier.
    Watch the Video    Watch the Video

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Pink Ribbon Show

Alyson Flint winning the Short Stirrup Class

Jason Franks & Flashen Yankee
winning the L1 Open Futurity


Josiane Gauthier & Smart Like Einstein
Open Futurity L3 Co-Champion

Francois and the Playboy Don

The Playboy Dun
Josiane and the Playboy Don

Baby G
Josiane and Colonel G

Alison Sharp

Aly and George

Robin Mazzocca
Robin Mazzocca and Miss Whizzarima

Joseph Thompson and Missys Dirt Surfer

Looney Tune
Josiane & HA The Looney Tune
(owned by Fauntly Garrido)
Showing at the $75 000 Shoot Out

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