Galyean’s Geldings Make a Clean Sweep

kristingalyeanLeft to right: Justin Rogan, Im Reydioactive, Wes, Gracelyn and Kristen Galyean, ZR One and Casey FreelsKristen Galyean, of Claremore, Okla., picked up champion and reserve champion honors in the 2014 Super Stakes Gelding Non-Pro on April 17 in Fort Worth. Riding Im Reydioactive third in the first set, Galyean marked a 217. With ZR One, Galyean was next to last to work in final set and marked a 215.

QHN Charity Golf Tournament Benefiting Western Wishes

The DEADLINE is here for the Quarter Horse News Charity Golf Tournament, to be held Friday, April 25. Contact Amanda Johnson at 817-757-2276 today to get your team in the game! Come join Quarter Horse News for a fun-filled day of golfing, live music, BBQ, and auctions, all to benefit Western Wishes.

Boonbay Cat, Brad Mitchell, Top Super Stakes Gelding Open

boonbaycatBoonbay Cat with, left to right, Barbara Brooks, Rachel Braun and Brad MitchellBoonbay Cat, a 4-year-old bred and owned by NCHA President Barbara Brooks’ Painted Springs Farm, of Nashville, Tenn., carried trainer Brad Mitchell to an early 219 and a victory worth $11,580 Tuesday during the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes Gelding Open finals.

Metalic Al and Tom Shelly Top John Deere Open

tomshellyMetalic Al, with owner Tom Shelly and his daughter, ShelleeAbout an hour and a half after making the Open semifinals with a strong effort in Saturday’s second go of National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes Open, Metalic Al and Tom Shelly returned to the same arena and earned $10,137 with a 222 in the John Deere Open finals.

AQHA Purchases Robin Glenn Pedigrees, Inc.

On April 11, the American Quarter Horse Association announced the purchase of Robin Glenn Pedigrees, Inc. (RGP). Established in 1981, RGP has long been recognized as the industry’s premier sale catalog and pedigree service, currently producing sale catalogs for Heritage Place, the Los Alamitos Equine Sale, the National Reining Horse Association, Ruidoso Select Yearling Sales, Texas Quarter Horse Association and Western Bloodstock, producer of the National Cutting Horse Association’s sales.

Amateurs Shine at Super Stakes

fortworthpipelineLisa Bankston is all smiles as she exits the pen on “Piper” after marking a 221, the highest score of the day.Mondays are usually a day of dread as a new work week begins, but the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes packed April 8 with a day full of Amateur cutting finals. More than $375,000 was awarded to the finalists in the Amateur and Unlimited Amateur, as well as the Classic Amateur and Unlimited Amateur finals.