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Archive for December, 2008

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Sean and Patty Derrig recognized as FTCI Sportspersons of the year 2008


Sean and Patty Derrig were recognized as the 2008 FTCI Sportspersons of the Year.  Sean and Patty were responsible for starting the Junior Handler Field Trial on their farm.  Junior handlers from all over have come and enjoyed participating and learning about the sport of field trialing.  The Derrig’s provide horses or four wheelers and adult helpers to assist the young people in their handling endeavors and accommodations are made for young people that have special needs.   Sean has long been an advocate of promoting the sport to young people.  He believes this is necessary if we are to ensure the future of the sport in the coming years.  Sean has given of his time to serve as a director of FTCI in the past.  His devotion to promoting excellence in the sport and providing help to others was noted by Terry Trzcinski.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008



Stoney River wins Region 6 Amateur All-Age Championship at Black Prairie Wildlife area  Crawford, MS. Dec 12th 2008

Ty won over a field of 36 competitors on the strength of a strong race and three finds on quail. This is a significant win as Ty is not yet of Derby age and the first champion produced by Erin’s Bad River.