Blue Steel Man
Where is this Hannah Montana movie star now?
By Kayla Kelley | April 6, 2010
The American Quarter Horse Journal
Blue Steel Man, a gray American Quarter Horse stallion, more commonly known as “Blue Jeans,” found himself on the road to fame last year as he co-starred with Miley Cyrus in “Hannah Montana: The Movie.” He was discovered by movie scouts at a U.S. Team Roping Championships event in Franklin, Tennessee, close to Nashville, where the movie was filmed.
“They approached me about him and asked if I’d be interested in selling him,” says Bobby Brooks, his owner. “I wasn’t, but we did work it out to where they could use him in the movie.”
Since the completion of the movie, the Brooks family, which includes Bobby, his wife, Lori, and two daughters, Elle, 7 and Libby, 5, have had the opportunity to travel with Blue Jeans to equestrian events across the country where many people have had the opportunity to meet him.
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Last year, they traveled to BreyerFest in Lexington Kentucky, where he was displayed with all of the other Breyer horses, and to QuarterFest in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, where people were able to have their picture made with him.
“He’s become very popular. Everywhere we take him, everybody recognizes him and wants their picture made,” Bobby says. “It's fun, though. My kids like it, because they're huge Hannah Montana fans.”
Now days you can find Blue Jeans at home out in the pasture, at junior rodeos competing in poles and barrels with the girls or at team roping events with Bobby.
“He's just back to being a regular ol’ horse,” Bobby says.
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