NCHA Super Stakes Non-Pro Co-Champions Chad Bushaw & Bittersweet • Photo by Julie J. Bryant

Tic-Tac-Tie in the Super Stakes Non Pro

In a field thick with potential winners, it was no surprise that two rose to the top. “Cutting with the Stars” would have been an apt description of Sunday night’s Lucas Oil National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes Non-Pro finals. Among the 21 finalists were 2017 NCHA Futurity Non-Pro Champions Chad Bushaw and Bittersweet, […]

Modern Gun and Duane Latimer Crowned NRBC Level 4 Open Champions

The highlight of the National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) each year is the Classic Open finals, and this year’s edition was one for the history books. Duane Latimer rode Modern Gun (Gunners Special Nite x Taris Modern Design x Mr Boomerjac) to a score of 228 to top the Level 4 and be crowned the […]

Cooper Doubles Down at the Super Stakes

If Zen And Tonic (High Brow CD x Dual Citizen x Dual Pep) was the human version of a female, Lance Cooper would date her…“and he’d marry her,” said Cooper’s dad, Michael, with a laugh. While son and dad joke at their illustration of the special relationship shared between the 17-year-old high school junior and […]

Wimpys Littlecolonel Back in Action at NRBC

Wimpys Littlecolonel took home big wins from Friday night’s National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) Open Reining Night, presented by Kimmel Reining Horses. He was first in the draw and scored a whopping 226, which held up through 30 horses and won the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) $25,000-added Open, the NRBC Classic Open Challenge and the […]

After Nine Years, Jose Vazquez Again Finds Victory at NRBC

As Jose Vazquez rode Like Shiner into the ring at the National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) in Katy, Texas, the stakes were high. Jack Medows and Chicsdreamofdiamonds had marked a 222 only nine runs before, and Vazquez knew he would have to lay it all on the line if he wanted to best Medows’ score. […]

Why Use a Get Down on Your Horse?

A Get Down http://bit.ly/2HN8shs lets you lead or tie your horse while it’s bridled says Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack. It allows you to get off and on your horse as many times a day as you need to without unbridling and bridling back up. A Get Down has 2 parts: a length of […]

AQHA Approves Versatility Ranch Horse Rule Change

American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) points earned in Versatility Ranch Horse (VRH) classes will now only count toward ranch-horse division events and will not affect leveling in any other class, the association announced.