Hy Rey Bound intermediate champion award
NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Intermediate Open Champion – proudly owned by SDP Buffalo Ranch

A Champion’s Mind

Do you want to be a champion? Do you want to be the greatest? Well, me too! How do we get there? There is a cool book by Dr. Jim Afremow called “The Champion’s Mind: How Great Athletes Think, Train and Thrive.” This book breaks down the mental strategies that champions use on the field, […]
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In The Blood: PG Heavily Armed

A summer highlight for PG Heavily Armed and Equi-Stat Elite $3 Million Rider James Payne has to be their win in the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Open, where they marked a 229. Then they reinforced their good summer with a Mercuria/ NCHA World Series of Cutting Open Championship at […]
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EVENT RECAP: 2018 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity

Held Oct. 7-20, the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity hosted talented riders and horses from all over the country. In addition to the Futurity, the Hackamore Classic showcased horses 5 years old and younger, and events like the NRCHA Finals Reception/Hall of Fame Banquet, Kimes Ranch/TX Whiskey After Party, American Rope […]
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EVENT RECAP: 2018 NRCHA Hackamore Classic

The 2018 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hackamore Classic was held Oct. 9-17, during the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity. The show offered a full slate of limited-age divisions for horses ridden in the hackamore. Open, Intermediate Open, Limited Open & Level 1 Limited Open High Stressin Cat and Dowers Named Hackamore Classic Open Champions […]
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Ladies Lead NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Non-Pro

The second time was the charm for Hope Miller, of Brush Prairie, Washington, who came into the Will Rogers Coliseum on Oct. 19 for her second National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity ever to take home the Non-Pro Championship aboard the Dual Smart Rey mare Seven S Prettysmart. “She’s a super good […]
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The Scoop on Spurs: How to Make Sure Your Spurs Fit Correctly

Spurs are a very popular piece of riding equipment, and when used correctly they can be a highly effective aid in cueing your horse. Spurs can come in all kinds of sizes, styles, and can even have special custom attributes added on to personalize them. According to Dennis Moreland Tack, the one thing that all […]