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The Clovis Livestock Auction boasted active buyer participation with the sale boasting 90% completed sales. Photo courtesy CLA

Hammer Falls on November Clovis Livestock Auction

The Clovis Livestock Auction in New Mexico conducted its annual Winter Horse Sale in November, along with the third annual Clovis-Cactus Cow Horse Futurity.  Eighteen entries competed for a purse of $26,500, a cactus saddle and prizes donated by Cactus Saddlery. The event consisted of three events: dry work reining pattern, cow work and steer […]
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Buster Welch Statue Ready for Fort Worth Unveiling

Fort Worth’s new state-of-the-art Dickies Arena has transformed the landscape of the venerable Will Rogers Memorial Center and very soon, a treasured work of art will adorn one of the complex’s entrances to honor a National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) pioneer. In conjunction with the NCHA Futurity, Buster Welch and his unparalleled contributions to the […]
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Larcombe & Kulmer Win Adequan® NAAC Non-Pro Titles in Tuesday’s Competition

On Tuesday December third, the longest day at the Adequan® North American Affiliate (NAAC) Championship featured 98 stellar non pro riders competing to earn titles in a multitude of classes. In the end, McKinnon Larcombe and Morris Kulmer each managed to win more than one division of the NAAC Non-Pro Championships. McKinnon Larcombe & Designed […]
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NRHA Futurity Non-Pro First-Go Leaders Determined

Over the past three days of competition, the top 3-year-old reining horses and their riders from across the country have vied for a spot in the finals of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Non-Pro division. With the conclusion of Tuesday, December 3rd’s preliminary round, most of the field is set for the CINCH […]
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Drinkin Moonshine and Other Notes on Day 5 of the NRHA Futurity

Tuesday morning, we found ourselves that much closer to knowing the field of finalists for the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity in Oklahoma City. After the first day of Open semifinals on Monday at the State Fair Park, Drinkin Moonshine and Martin Larcombe hold the top spot of the Level 3 Open with a […]
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KR Anniegityergun, Notable Broodmare, Passes Away

KR Anniegityergun, a mare who played a pivotal role in the legendary story of the life of Colonels Smoking Gun (Gunner) with Tim and Colleen McQuay, passed away Nov. 25 at the age of 26. She was owned by Forzani Performance Horses of Gainesville, Texas, at the time of her death. A 1993 mare bred […]
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Snips Shining Gun, Jessicah Keller Early NRHA Non-Pro Leaders

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity continues through Saturday in Oklahoma City. The CINCH Non-Pro Futurity divisions began on Sunday, which ended with Snips Shining Gun and Jessicah Keller of Texas sitting atop the leaderboard at the State Fair Park’s Norick Arena with a 218, best among Levels 4, 3 and 2. The 3-year-old […]
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December 1st Table of Contents — Quarter Horse News Magazine

Features The Horse That Jack BuiltNot once did Jack Waggoner waver on his favorite colt, one with an ill-reputed father and half-blind mother. Not once did he quit believing in High Brow Cat. By Katie Tims, Page 62 Backbone of a ChampionLance Johnston reached the apex of his career through his strength of character and […]
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Mega Maggie Mae a Mega AQHA Boon for Bill Rhoads

Bill Rhoads, a Whitesboro, Texas veterinarian, said that after some clients of his decided against purchasing a yearling filly named Mega Maggie Mae — X-rays he took during a pre-purchase exam showed a blemish — he seized the moment.  “I really liked her, so I took the opportunity to purchase her myself,” he said.  That […]