The Champion in You

  • About Us and Working With You

    Gold Buckle Champions…The conception of the Gold Buckle Champions was created by Sue Marostica and Corey Fagan, after working for several years as Coordinators for the Idaho Cutting Horse Association. Getting the community involved and helping other nonprofits like Toys for Tots, the Nampa Fire Department Burn Out Fund, and Ride for Joy were just a few of the pleasures of putting on these cutting events. Expanding this process to include other horse events, other communities, and our youth was a natural.  Read more here
  • How Can I Become A Volunteer

    Please consider joining our group of dedicated community members in making Treasure Valley great! Our success depends on our caring volunteers.

    Show us your Champion!

    • Come join us to grow our community. Nothing is more rewarding than doing what you love and meeting new people! We need YOU! We need partners to help us teach our western heritage values.. helping your neighbors We need help teaching art in schools... you do not need to be an accomplished artist to do this. We are helping kids learn to be creative and we can teach you all you need to know... we just need your enthusiasm! We need help in setting up our touring art booths of the children's art...we need help in teaching perseverance!


  • I Want to Donate

    Thank you in advance for your generous donations. Without people like you, organizations like ours would not exist. You have given hope to yet one more generation to experience the values of what made our country great. Visit this link to donate

Recently Posted

People’s Choice Awards 2016

We want to thank each and every one of you for helping to make this year’s contest a rewarding and promising art contest for all students with a desire to expand their art academics.  The art submissions were delightful and very reflective of our Western Heritage – a sense of pride in
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Stampede Festival Horse Contest

Congratulations to all the kids who came and decorated horses for the Stampede Festival Contest!  We have some amazing talent in our area along with some great kids who are determined to make a difference in their community! Please take a minute and vote on your favorite!  Click on th
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Our community needs you!

Your support is needed to continue putting together these events, this site and building the community. Learn How You Can Help

Gold Buckle Champion Celebrity Cutting- Terry Malarkey

Sept. 1, 2012 Sunnyslope Food & Wine Festival Team rider and Miss Links Chex "Faith" held during the Idaho Cutting Horse Futurity & Mercuria NCHA World Series of Cutting at the Idaho Horse Park, Nampa, Idaho