His 1996 & 1997 Babies
All Hands On Zip was bred to a limited number of good mares in 1995 and 1996. Though the numbers are small, it is still apparent that the quality of these yearlings and foals is exceptional. Examples of several are presented here for your consideration. We hope you are as impressed as we have been!

All owners of All Hands On Zip babies are invited to send photos to us
for inclusion in this "Baby Photo Album"!


Zippo Jack Flash

1997 Bay gelding
(pictured at 2003 World)
Out of bay AQHA mare -- daughter of He Rocket,
the last Supreme Champion named by the AQHA.

2003 ApHC World Show
Pre-Green Hunter Over Fences -- 7th place


Owned by: Nancy Magnussen
Hopes Creek Ranch

He's Just Too Sharp
1997 gelding

At 1999 World

  • 3rd place -- Two Year Old Hunter Under Saddle
    (in huge class of excellent babies)

At 2000 Nationals:

  • National Champion -- Three Year Old Hunter Under Saddle

At 2000 World ridden by Shannon McCulloch:

  • 3rd place -- Junior Hunter Under Saddle
  • 4th place -- 3 Year Old Hunter Under Saddle

Owners: Barry Joe and Angela Smith
Trinity, North Carolina

All Hands on Romeo
1997 Bay gelding

From 1999 World:

  • 7th place -- 2 Year Old Hunter Under Saddle

From 2000 World:

  • 2000 ApHC Reserve World Champion Non-Pro 35 & Older Hunter Under Saddle

From 2001 Nationals:

  • Reserve National Champion Masters Non-Pro Hunter Under Saddle
  • 3rd place -- Non-Pro Hunter Under Saddle

Owner: Marilyn Allen
Ithaca, NY

1997 Sorrel Mare
Dam: Char's Drifter
World Champion Western Pleasure and
Reserve World Champion Hunter Under Saddle

Owned by: T.L. and Judy Bergner Albers
Peyton, Colorado

From 2000 World:

  • 3rd place -- 3 Year Old Western Pleasure
  • 7th -- Junior Western Pleasure

From 2001 Nationals:

  • 4th place -- Men's Western Pleasure
    Ridden by Todd Sommers
  • 4th place -- Junior Western Pleasure
    Ridden by Todd Sommers
  • 10th place -- 35 & Older Non-Pro Western Pleasure
    Ridden by Judy Albers

News from the Denver Stock Show

In her FIRST horse show, this beautiful and talented filly earned the following:

  • won under all four judges the Hunter In Hand,
  • won under all four judges 3 Year Hunter Under Saddle,
  • won under all four judges Heritage (complete with bells around her neck, an elk hide on her back!!)
  • three firsts and a second in the 3 Year Old Western Pleasure,
  • and seconds in Junior Western Pleasure.

She won a saddle --- she is just 3!!

Heza Perfect Zipper
1997 Roan gelding

  • 2000 ApHC World Champion Non-Pro Masters Hunter Under Saddle

All Hands On Romeo and Marilyn,
Reserve World Champions
Heza Perfect Zipper and Judith,
World Champions

Owner: Judith Bellistri
St. Louis, Missouri

Zip Me Carefully
1997 Chestnut gelding

Ridden by Kelly Lind:

  • 2000 ApHC World 3 Year Old Western Pleasure -- 7th place

Drifterella (left) ridden by Todd Sommers
Zip Me Carefully (right) ridden by Kelly Lind

Owned by Curt & Debra Kennelly, Valpariaso, Indiana

All Elegance
1997 Sorrel filly
Dam: Truly Elegant VIP (out of Miss Truly Roman and by Impressive Johnny)

Owner: Nancy Magnussen
Hopes Creek Ranch

Fancy Chocolate Kiss

1997 Bay mare

Placed 10th at the 2002 Nationals in Non-Pro Western Equitation and 4th at the 2002 World in Non-Pro Showmanship.

All babies are eligible to be enrolled in the ApHC Breeder's Trust.

Questions? Contact Nancy at nancy@hopescreekranch.com