Dual N Tomcat, a small but mighty gelding bought on a whim at last year’s National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Select 2-Year-Old Sale, worked his way to the event’s Futurity Cinch Intermediate Open Championship on Sept. 29 in Reno, Nevada.
The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) is partnering with the Southwest Reining Horse Association (SWRHA), giving exhibitors riding registered Paint Horses the opportunity to earn extra awards along with 2017 APHA World Championship Show qualification credit.
The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hackamore Classic, held for the first time in conjunction with the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity in Reno, Nevada, wrapped up on Sept. 27, with the rein and fence work for the Open divisions.
member criticism surrounding a pending amateur exception rule change with a letter from Preident and Interim Executive Director Chuck Smith on Sept. 28. The controversy began after the NCHA Executive Committee approved a rule change during its meeting on Aug. 22.The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) responded to
One Time Pepto) to a composite score of 642 (215 herd/213 rein/214 cow). Newman also earned a place in Friday's Non-Pro, Intermediate Non-Pro and Novice Non-Pro finals.The Snaffle Bit Futurity Amateur Champion was determined by the scores in the preliminary go-rounds, and it was Jenny Newman, a cattle rancher from the south-central Oregon town of Bly, who took home the Championship, riding One Kool Moon (Cats Full Moon x One Stylish Babe x
Anybody who has spent much time around Patty Ralls knows she’s a one-of-a-kind woman. Her bubbly personality and token smile are unforgettable, but some may not realize just how tough the cowgirl really is. On her way to her first National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity in six years, she suffered a head injury riding Diamondz And Gold, but she never missed a beat.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Derby Non-Pro finals in Manerbio, Italy, lit up the Palasturla Equestrian Center arena from the very first competitor that went through the in gate. A young group of up-and-coming riders performed to the best of their abilities, making the sixth edition of the event one to remember.
Draw No. 1 in the second section of the finals was Austrian rider Anna Lisec riding her 7-year-old stallion Tari Whizin (Topsail Whiz x Tari Badgekin x Doc Tari). Once the duo closed their run, a 224 appeared on the score board and remained unbeaten, and for the second year running, Lisec took home the Level 4 Non-Pro Championship.
To say that the NRHA European Derby Open finals on Sept. 24 in Manerbio, Italy, thrilled the crowd would be an understatement. The 43 finalists that performed in the four levels rewrote history with the scores prove it. In the Level 4, the top 15 scores were all above a 220, and posting the amazing high score of 229 was Pierluigi Chioldo with Spooks O Lena between the reins.
On Sept. 26, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) announced a new partnership with Addis Equine, Inc. of Edmond, Oklahoma. This business partnership allows NRHA members to buy and sell consigned horses online in the comfort of their own homes.