With a rich tradition of athletic horses, talented riders and successful owners, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) celebrates each opportunity to highlight the hard work and accomplishments of its members. After a successful trip to the National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) in Katy, Texas, Dr. Jim Morgan, DVM, crossed a monumental milestone and unofficially […]
A Western performance horse trainer and his wife were suspended and fined by the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) for drug violations the registry said occurred at the Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show.
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Dr. Temple Grandin was the guest of honor at the NCHA Super Stakes in Fort Worth, Texas. After evaluating the cattle and facilities at the Will Rogers Coliseum, she spoke to a captivated room of NCHA members, competitors and cutting enthusiasts on the best practices for handling cattle in a calm, controlled manner. Grandin, a […]
The National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC), held at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, Texas, showcased some of the best reiners April 15-22 and featured more than $595,000 in added money. Classic Open Modern Gun and Duane Latimer Crowned NRBC Level 4 Open Champions Classic Non-Pro After Nine Years, Jose Vazquez Again Finds Victory […]
Cool N Hot was the only horse to make both the Open and Non-Pro finals at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes in Fort Worth, Texas. According to owner Kobie Wood and his wife, Paula, that proves one thing in particular – the stallion is solidly trained. After Paula’s run in the 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, […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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. […]