“Thank you for all your time and making us feel welcome when we came and looked at Bentley you have a first class place and very accommodating thank you again.” First weekend showing Bentley after Keith and Kathy purchased him. “Just marked a 74 on him in the 50″.”I got a second in the 5 novice non pro last night I think he might be a keeper”
Keith and Kathy McMahan
“Tommy and Kyle got me started in Cutting and I am really glad that I got to spend time with them and that they helped me! Sure miss the time I got to spend with those two!
Hans Kuhn Jr.
“We absolutely love (Smooth Zone) Dak aka Clifford!” ” I marked my first 75 on him last weekend in Sweetwater”
“Timman Maupin won the 35,000 Non Pro at Sweetwater on Smooth Zone marking a 75! Then at Graham this past Friday she marked a 73 on Smooth Talking Lady winning the 4 Yr Old Non Pro!”
Holly Is Smooth (LTE $227,644) was bred and owned by Manion Ranch and SOLD to Rose Valley Ranch! After they purchased her Lane Cooper and Holly had the ALL TIME NCHA ARENA RECORD SETTING SCORE of a 233! Phil Rapp said, “That was the prettiest run I’ve ever seen in Will Rogers.”
“Tommy Manion is definitely one of the greatest Horseman of all times.”
“A Long Tradition of Greatness.”
“She is the sweetest mare and so smooth to ride!
Tara Gaines talking about Smooth Play Kit
Game On Smooth also known as “Gamer” was bred and SOLD by Manion Ranch to Mike and Debbie Schraeder. Since Mike and Debbie’s purchase Gamer has been a MULTI-OPEN FINALISTS! He marked a HUGE 226.5 to claim the CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE 2017 ARBUCKLE FUTURITY OPEN DERBY with his trainer TJ Good! Gamer has won in excess of $59,000!
“Smooth XTC is a real nice mare, she has a pretty way of moving around on a cow with her head down low. She try’s hard and is very consistent every time she shows.”
“My Smooth As A Cats are my favorite horses to show!”
“We’ve always been partial to #smoothasacat offspring. I spent hours aboard Smooth As A Cat himself. This one especially reminds me of his sire. (picture on Smooth As A Cat facebook page)#lovemySAAC
“My 2 year old Grandson of Smooth As A Cat is very athletic, smooth, and smart.”
Amens Smooth Freckle also known as “Smoothie”
“What can I say, I love this mare!! Not only is she super sweet to be around, but she really loves her cows and is a blast to show! I am very excited to show her again and see what we can accomplish. The first time I saw her, I knew I wanted her. A big thank you to Ricky Brown for selling this beautiful mare to me”
Hydie and Smoothie were FINALISTS in the 2017 Summer Spectacular Limited Non Pro Derby AND Unlimited Amateur Derby their FIRST TIME TO SHOW in Will Rogers!
“The 2 horses we bought from Tommy, BFR Smooth Cattitude and Ted Smooth are all we could have asked for in Non-Pro aged event horses for Nick. They are easy to get along with, both very athletic, and he is seasoning them this year with the plan to haul a bit in the coming year.”
Julie and Nick Arismendi
“I wanted to share how much I love my Smooth As A Cat Gelding, Be Smooth! He is a super cow reader with a lot of quickness and a smooth mover. He has helped me to learn the sport. I have rode some younger Smooth As A Cats by a mare named Dual Peppy Cat that I showed some that my Pa owns. They were some really nice babies with some great qualities.”
” I love this horse!!!”
Silvia Terazzi talking about Smooth As A Cat
“Have two own sons of Smooth As A Cat and love them.”
“We love our Aussie Smooth As A Cat colt, Purrfreckly Smooth.”
“Love Smooth As A Cat!”
“Love my Smoothie mare!”
“I marked a 148 on Smooth Play Kit at The Mane Event held at South Point the first time she was shown after purchasing her from Manion Ranch.”
“My boyfriend and I purchased MK Smooth Cat in 2015. I have grown up showing horses because I was born into it and I honestly have to say he is the best cutter I have gotten the pleasure to show let alone own! He is so smart and willing to please and on top of that he has a great personality and is kind to be around! We have won many NCHA classes. WIFQHA championships in the open cutting and the FQHA WORLD show and just recently the Nebraska State Fair Open Cutting! On top of that my now two year old daughter has been in the lead line with him since she was 2 weeks old and she now has 9 trophies! I’m truly honored to be able to own and show an own son of Smooth As A Cat!”
Sami Jo Crawford
“This little mare will try anything you ask her and does everything, one of the easiest horsest I have ever been around.”
Clay Reynolds talking about his Smooth As A Cat Mare
“He’s beautiful, smart and athletic!”
Megan Schuett talking about her Smooth As A Cat
“We kinda like This Katz Smooth, our Grand Daughter loves her. Go cutting or let the babies ride her. Great Mare!”
“Smooth Knitty Kitty! We don’t own her but have had the pleasure to watch her compete against out gelding a lot this year, and she is as gritty and as cow smart as can be. Our daughter got the opportunity to show her a couple times, and she was a rockstar for her.”
“She is a super nice mare and was the easiest to train I have ever had. She was born knowing her job.”
Ryan Yarbrough talking about his Smooth As A Cat
Barry Syra & Holly Is A Cat win the 4YO Non Pro in Amarillo a couple weeks after they purchased her from us!! This mare was BRED, RAISED, & SOLD by Manion Ranch!
Smoove & Todd Gann mark a 75 & WIN the 5/6 Open in Montgomery, AL! Smoove was BRED, RAISED, & SOLD by Manion Ranch!
“Playboy Is Smooth, the easiest horse to ride in the world!”
Playboy Is Smooth was the 2017 NCHA Futurity Amateur Champion with David Taurel AND the 2018 NCHA Super Stakes Amateur Champion with Nelson Vivas!
Some Smooth Cat “Ranger” & Kate Banuelos mark a BIG 219.5 in the Las Vegas PCCHA Non Pro! Ranger was Bred, Raised, and Sold by Manion Ranch!
TJ Good & Game On Smooth had the high score of a 224.5 for the owners Mike & Debbie Schraeder in the Las Vegas PCCHA Open.