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Equine Obituary - Jake's Jubilee Star




Jakes Jubilee Star, affectionately known as Rosebud, passed away on December 3, 2017. She was owned and loved by Leighanne Tibbs.

She was shown and enjoyed by many. She was Bailey and Haileys Fishburns first Lead Line Pony, Becky Shane Conn and Larry Wilhoite showed her in the Model division, Tess Boring along with Tiffany Stevens Hartwig and daughter Bella Paul Hartwig also enjoyed many victories. Mackenzie Morgan won world titles, Katlyn Mahon catch rode her to some good ribbons and Brandon Tate shared saddle time.

Winston Way was another who just had to ride her on a trail ride, as well Austin and Dalton Tibbs and so many more. She was Leighanne Tibb's first WHOA International Champion, a multi World Champion under saddle and under halter at both SSHBEA and NSSHA, a World Grand Champion Country Trail Pleasure horse, and many more wins to mention. 

She will be missed everyday by the Tibbs family. They would like to thank Dr. Baum for all his efforts and help along the way.

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