In this episode, Dr. Billy Smith and Steven Hayes sit down with National Finals Rodeo TV Producer and General Manager of the Cowboy Channel, Jeff Medders. They get an inside look on how a kid from Oklahoma got involved in TV production. Plus, a look into all the things western fans can come to expect from the Cowboy Channel over the coming months. An exciting episode you don't want to miss!
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Guts, Guns, and Glory
47:15In this episode of the Marked for Greatness Podcast, the Doctor and Steven sit down with an elite mounted shooter and APHA World Champion, Tammy Sronce. They discuss Tammy’s early days traveling from Australia with no more than a suitcase and a couple hundred dollars, to her rise as one of the GOAT’s in the sport of Mounted Shooting! Tammy also talks about a tragic accident she went through and the long road she had to walk in order to get back to her “border collie” like self. This is truly an amazing story of perseverance and determination, unlike any you’ve heard before. Sit back and prepared to be inspired! Want more? Be sure to check out Tammy’s featured story in the upcoming Spring issue of APHA’s Chrome Magazine, exclusively for Paint Horse members!
The Cinderella Story
39:29In this episode, Dr. Billy Smith and Steven Hayes are joined by Sunny Bates, APHA's Manager of Business Development - Chrome Cash, and cutting star Kenli Marvin. Sunny gives us an inside look at the Chrome Cash program, highlights the huge payouts for Chrome Cash competitors during the NCHA Futurity, and shares new features for the program in 2022. The 2018 NCHA Summer Cutting Spectacular Non Pro Champion Kenli Marvin tells us all about her own Cinderella story, her tobiano mare Cinderella Cat. With Cinderella Cat as the launching pad, Kenli has developed her own breeding program centered around that flashy chrome and cow-horse talent, with plans to continue to cash in on APHA's Chrome Cash incentives across the country and at the APHA World Show this summer.
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$350K in Halter Classes! What!?!
53:14In this episode, Dr. Billy Smith and Steven Hayes sit down with Matt Arias, APHA's Director of Advertising and Incentive Programs, and two APHA competitors, Dr. Jennifer Jubb and Kelley Wainscott. They discuss The Lonestar Gathering, which consisted of primarily Halter classes and the $16,000 check Dr. Jubb left the arena with. Plus, we get an in depth look at the Platinum and Gold programs APHA offers to their Halter competitors and how easy it is to get involved. If you like huge payouts, do yourself a favor and listen to this episode of the Marked For Greatness Podcast.
Becoming a "Model" APHA Member
44:13In this episode, Dr. Billy Smith and Steven Hayes sit down with Jessica Hein, APHA's Director of Membercare and Editor of Chrome Magazine, to discuss the upcoming fall Chrome issue, which is the highly anticipated fashion edition. They are joined by the six Chrome model search winners who will be featured in the upcoming issue! Get a sneak peak to who the models are and where they come from. All the models are APHA members and were voted on by their peers. Be on the look out for Chrome Magazine hitting your mailboxes early November!
Cowboy Content with Cowboy Channel GM, Jeff Medders
51:51In this episode, Dr. Billy Smith and Steven Hayes sit down with National Finals Rodeo TV Producer and General Manager of the Cowboy Channel, Jeff Medders. They get an inside look on how a kid from Oklahoma got involved in TV production. Plus, a look into all the things western fans can come to expect from the Cowboy Channel over the coming months. An exciting episode you don't want to miss!
Leadership and Time Management w/ Laurie Roden
43:55In this episode of the Marked For Greatness Podcast, Dr. Billy Smith and Steven Hayes sit down with Laurie Roden. Laurie is the President of Field Services for HDR Inc, one of the world's leading industrial and construction consulting firms. Mrs. Roden also Chairs the American Paint Horse Foundation Board and is a many time APHA World Champion. Laurie shares her leadership philosophies, along with how she is able to manage her time both personally and in business. In a world full of specialization, Laurie takes a different approach to being involved with the equine industry. From barrels to western pleasure, Laurie has a foot in a multitude of equine disciplines. Grab a cup of coffee and join us as we get to know a fascinating leader!
Versatility and Community w/ Kelly Boles Chapman
42:56In this episode, Dr. Billy Smith and Steven Hayes sit down with APHA Board of Directors member, Kelly Boles Chapman. Kelly is involved in all things equine and agriculture. Billy and Steven get her insights on not only the equine community, but the ag industry as a whole and all the overlap that usually occurs. They also discuss the upcoming foundation auction event during the APHA World Show, plus the IEA/APHA partnership and the event IEA will be having during the World Show in Fort Worth, June 25 - July 11.
Fuel Your Mind For Horse Showing Success
1:02:53Ty Hillman, Peak Performance Coach, author of Mind Fuel, and child actor (Joe Booker) in The Horse Whisperer, sits down with with Dr. Billy Smith and Steven Hayes of APHA to discuss the importance of training your mind to focus and be present when showing your horse. We all understand the concept of practice, but how often do you spend time practicing your mental strategies to achieve peak performance in the arena? Whether you are preparing for the upcoming APHA World Championship Show or headed to the weekend jackpot, this episode is full of insightful tips to help you perform at your best!
Equine Entrepreneurs: This One Is For You!
52:05Are you an equine business owner? Do you have questions about the best way to use social media? Have you struggled with how to grow your business? In this episode, Dr. Billy Smith and Steven Hayes sit down with Lee of Olsen Equine, a full farrier service based in Brock, TX. They discuss the success Olsen Equine has had in building one of the largest social media presences around hoof care and how Lee set up the business model for exponential growth in a short amount of time. Plus, Lee shares a few of his memories of his Paint Horse, Buddy, who raised him on his families ranch in South Dakota. The group also squeezed in a few moments to talk about a mutual friend, American Hats! No matter where you are in your social media journey or business career, this is an episode you'll want to have on repeat!
52:06On this episode Dr. Billy Smith and Steven Hayes sit down with Cristin Conner (APHA's Internship Program Manager), Matt Aries (APHA's Director of Breeders Trust and Sales), and Emma Edwards (Current APHA Intern). They do a deep dive into the process of becoming an APHA intern, plus what life is like for a past and present intern. If you or someone you know has ever thought about being an intern or just curious of what the APHA experience is like, this is an episode you don't want to miss.