Citizen Telegram Ag Briefs – Feb. 13, 2014 |

Citizen Telegram Ag Briefs – Feb. 13, 2014

Area horse wins four championships

Gay Bar Lucky Jac, a 2008 Bay Tobiano stallion owned by Wind River Performance Horses of Parachute, attended the 2013 American Paint Horse Association World Championships in Ft. Worth, Texas from Nov. 6-16, 2013. He was shown in four classes and earned four world championships. He was named APHA World Champion in junior tie down roping, junior heading, junior heeling and junior steer stopping. “Spike” earned one previous APHA World Championship in 2012 in junior heeling.

Gay Bar Lucky Jac is sired by APHA world champion Sugs Tru Luck, who was also campaigned by Wind River Performance Horses and out of Gay Melody. Gay Bar Lucky Jac currently stands to the public for breeding at Key Stallion Station in Pueblo.

Small acreage workshop

The Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side conservation districts will host a small acreage workshop at the Glenwood Springs Community Center, 100 Wulfoshn Road, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. Topics will include soil health, landscape design, livestock management, forestry and weed control. This workshop is free, but preregistration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 19, by calling 945-5494, ext. 105.

District board elections

The Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side conservation districts will hold supervisor elections this May and are looking for landowners that would like to serve a four-year term to help direct several district cost share programs, assist with workshops and other educational opportunities, and bring their knowledge and expertise of natural resources to the table. Those interested in serving should contact the district office, 945-5494, ext. 105, for a self-nomination form that must be completed and returned by Friday, Feb. 28.

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