2013 Congress was Masterful!!!

October 2013 – The 2013 All American Quarter Horse Congress was full of wins for Starnes Quarter Horses LLC clients and trainers alike. The month started off with the youngest exhibitor from Team Starnes, Abbey Rawlings, from Coleyville, QLD Australia winning the 11 & under ... « Read More

VSAG Produces another World Champion for Jay Starnes

November 2012:  Jay Starnes and VS FLATLINE win the AQHA 2 Year Old Western Pleasure World Championship in Oklahoma City, OK. Click here to view article at!


September 2012:  A Certain Illusion and Mike Hershberger take home their second AQHA World Championship trophy, this time in Western Pleasure. Mike & “Molly” won the Preformance Halter Mares in 2011 but in 2012 they stepped up their game to win the Western Pleasure in ... « Read More


January 2012: STRUTIN ON THE RANGE took home top honors at his first AQHA showing in Junior Western Pleasure in at the Florida Gold and Gulf Coast Circuits in Tampa, FL. “Ranger” owned by Olivia Hoecker of Tipp City, OH qualified for the 2012 AQHA ... « Read More

2011 AQHA World Show Results

November 2011: Starnes Quarter Horses LLC took 5 horses to the 2011 AQHA World Championship Show and all 5 horses came home with Top 10 finishes in their respective classes! VS CHECK MY PULSE – World Champion 2 Year Old Western Pleasure with Jay Starnes. Owned ... « Read More

3-PEAT!!! Jay Starnes wins Equine Sports Medicine $250,000 Challenge!

September 11, 2011 – Jay Starnes & Won Lopin RV Machine take home $100,000 check for winning the Equine Sports Medicine Challenge at the 2011 Reichert Celebration. This is Jay’s third time in a row winning this prestegious class for maiden two year old westeFor ... « Read More

AQHA Select World Show – Starnes Quarter Horses brings home Gold!

August 30, 2011 – At the 2011 AQHA Select World Championship Show held in Amarillo, Texas, Starnes Quarter Horses brought home the gold! A CERTAIN ILLUSION and Mike Hershberger of Milford, NE were crowned World Champions in Performance Halter Mares. This duo also finished an ... « Read More

AQHA Announces Year-End Award Winners

February 1, 2011 – AQHA has announced it’s 2010 Year-End High Point winners. We would like to congratulate the following horses, owners & riders for making the Top 10 in 2010: COWBOYS R HOT, owned by Jay & Kristy Starnes (new owner The Stopperich Family), 3rd ... « Read More

News from Florida Winter Circuits!

Starnes Quarter Horses welcomed in the New Year at the 2011 Florida Winter Circuit in Tampa, Florida. Congratulations to all who attended for an outstanding show! We would like to recognize our circuit winners:  A Certain Illusion & Mike Hershberger – Gulf Coast Circuit Champion Select ... « Read More

Starnes’ 2010 Congress was HOT!!!

Starnes’ had an exceptional showing at the 2010 Congress! Congratulations to all of the Top 10 placers and Finalists!!! WON GOOD RV MACHINE & Jay Starnes – Reserve Campion Masters Western Pleasure COWGIRLS R HOT & Kristy Starnes – 8th place Masters Hunter Under Saddle HEATIN UP THE ... « Read More

Jay Starnes REPEAT Reichert Celebration Equine Sports Medicine $250,000 Challenge Champion

August 14, 2010, Jay Starnes and HOT LOPIN MACHINE won the 2010 Equine Sports Medicine $250,000 Challenge taking home a check for $100,000!!! Jay is the only rider to ever win this class back to back years! HOT LOPIN MACHINE is the first foral out ... « Read More

2010 NSBA Hall of Fame Inductee

At the 2010 NSBA Annual Awards Banquet in Tulsa, Oklahoma Jay Starnes will become the youngest individual to EVER be inducted into the NSBA Hall of Fame.  To earn this prestigious award Starnes earned over $250,000 in NSBA winnings! CONGRATULATIONS JAY!!!

2009 NSBA High Point Winners

JAY STARNES named High Point Open Western Pleasue Rider. RODE RAGEOUS – High Point 2 Year Old Western Pleasure with Jay Starnes & 2 Year Old Intermediate Non Pro Western Pleasure with Linda Redmann. I LIKE HOT CHIPS – High Point Maturity Western Pleasure. MS MACHINE – Reserve ... « Read More

Rode Rageous and Jay Starnes Win $100,000 at Reichert Celebration

Congratulations to Jay Starnes aboard Rode Rageous, winner of the 2009 $250,000 Challenge 2 Year Old Western Pleasure at the Reichert Celebration. The sorrel gelding owed by Linda Redmann of McHenry, Illinois, brought home a check for $100,000 and is the sixth horse to have ... « Read More