Quarter Horse News February 15, 2019, cover

Feb. 15 Table of Contents

Features

Cattle Cum Laude
Morgan Cromer identifies controlling cattle in the herd as the No. 1 issue she sees when riders can’t get a cow cut in the show pen. With her advice, graduate from cutting for shape to driving the best cow out for a cut. By Kate Bradley Byars, Page 60

NRHA World Champions
These horses and riders performed the best in 2018 and were rewarded with NRHA World titles. By Katie Navarra, Simona Diale, Sara Honegger, Katie Marchetti, Sarah McEntire & Megan Arszman, Page 116

Gettin’ Personal With… Bill Fingland
This reiner, pilot and former breeder first started riding horses in his 50s, and while the sport hasn’t come without its challenges, he has enjoyed the ride. By Kristin Pitzer, Page 116

 

Event Coverage

Abilene Spectacular The Abilene Spectacular may have experienced a drop in entry numbers, but a good-sized purse rewarded those who did journey to the event. By Kristin Pitzer, Page 82

Owners

Pointing the Way
Finding the right trainer may seem an overwhelming task, but experts say knowing what you want and asking the right questions can help owners find the perfect match. By Molly Montag, Page 74

Equi-Stat Owner Statistics
These owners are the leaders in their respective cutting, reining and reined cow horses industries. By QHN Staff, Page 119

An Amazing Passion
Cutting is a family affair for Ten/27 Ranch owners Todd and Elizabeth Quirk, who topped the Up-and-Coming Cutting Owners chart. By Teri Lee, Page 120

Beginner’s Luck
Janice Dickson has only been part of the reining industry for eight years, but she landed seventh in the Equi-Stat Up-and-Coming Reining Owner Statistics with the guidance and support of her trainer and husband. By Sarah McEntire, Page 126

The Big Time
Lynne Wurzer and Corey Cushing’s successful work relationship has rewarded the cow horse owner and her trainer with championships and a special friendship. By Teri Lee, Page 132

Departments

Insights & Opinions, Page 14
Tack Room Talk, Page 18 
Frankly Speaking, Page 48
Event Overview: USCHA National Finals, Page 52
Outside The Pen: Lil Lena Long Legs
Event Calendar, Page 143
In the Spotlight, Page 1144

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