The Idaho Cutting Horse Association (ICHA) Futurity and Aged Event saw 11 horse and rider combinations in the Derby Open finals, but it was the last two draws who took first and second.
The Idaho Cutting Horse Association (ICHA) Futurity and Aged Event is in full swing, and the first bunch of horses that took center stage in the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa, Idaho, were in the Classic/Challenge Open finals.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) board of directors met on Aug. 16 to continue guiding the future of the sport of reining as the association looks toward its next 50 years. Conducting a successful and productive meeting, board members discussed numerous items including event conditions, eligibility, budget, and the information technology (IT) project.
Summer is over, the kids are back in school and we are hitting the road for the futurities. Our next stop is Las Vegas for the High Roller Reining Classic, where we will show both our 3-year-olds and our derby horses.
Preliminary reports from the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) executive committee meeting, held Aug. 22-23 in Fort Worth, Texas, indicate that Jim Bret Campbell has been relieved of his duties as executive director of the association.
On the last day of the West Texas Futurity, the Amateur riders took over the arena, and the excitement didn’t end until the last horse left the working area. The 4-Year-Old Unlimited Amateur finals were first, and Harlee Cogdell walked away with the Championship. With her grandmother’s horse Cat Cee between the reins, she took home a $4,000 paycheck after marking a 220.5.
RFD-TV founder and owner, Patrick Gottsch, and Sean Gleason, CEO of the Professional Bull Riders (PBR), recently announced a long-term three-year plan for The American rodeo event, which returns to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Feb. 19, 2017. The agreement with the PBR and the Dallas Cowboys' stadium ensures the future of the world's richest one-day rodeo event.
Spectators filed into the Tri-State Exposition Arena on Saturday night for the Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting, which was held in conjunction with the West Texas Futurity. The Open riders were up first, and they did not disappoint. At the end of the night, Glitter Done picked up her second consecutive Mercuria Open title with Adan Banuelos in the saddle.