Quarter Horse News magazine cover March 15, 2019

Mar. 15th Table of Contents

Features

Tatum Rice on the cover of the March 15, 2019 cover of Quarter Horse News magazine.Master the Start
Many cow horses eventually transition to the roping arena. The barrier stands between them and a stellar steer-stopping run, but with tips from Jay Holmes, riders can leave the box with finesse. By Kate Bradley Byars, Page 4Bonanza Cutting Held in Weatherford, Texas, the Bonanza Cutting takes place in the heart of cutting country. By Molly Montag 66 Tres Osos Derby The Tres Osos, or Three Bears, Cow Horse Derby saw an increase in entries and payout in 2019. By Kristin Pitzer

Gettin’ Personal With… Rocky Davis
This Canadian cutter mastered how to level oil rigs; now he wants to get to the next level in the show pen. By Bridget Kirkwood, Page 74

Event Coverage

Bonanza Cutting Held in Weatherford, Texas, the Bonanza Cutting takes place in the heart of cutting country. By Molly Montag, Page 56

Tres Osos Derby The Tres Osos, or Three Bears, Cow Horse Derby saw an increase in entries and payout in 2019. By Kristin Pitzer, Page 66

Equi-Stat Annual Cutting Statistics

Equi-Stat Annual Cutting Statistics
These are 2018’s leading horses, riders, sires, dams, grandsires, owners, breeders and shows. By QHN Staff, Page 87

Man of the Year
Adan Banuelos stuck to his guns, dueling it out in arenas across the country to secure the 2018 Equi-Stat Cutting Open Rider of the Year award. By Katie Marchetti, Page 88

Dream Team
Elizabeth Quirk dominated the Non-Pro aboard a star-studded stable of mounts, but her favorite moments of 2018 were those that celebrated the successes of those around her. By Katie Marchetti, Page 92

Rockey Rides Again
John Rockey Sr. rode out of 2018 with numerous wins from across the country and the Equi-Stat Cutting Amateur Rider of the Year award to show for it. By Katie Marchetti, Page 94

Superstar Status
Three of Show Biz Kitty’s money-earners put her in the No. 1 spot on the cutting dams chart for 2018. By Teri Lee, Page 132

Living Proof
Center Ranch-bred horses have proven they’re among the cutting industry’s most elite performers. By Teri Lee, Page 134

Departments

Insights & Opinions, Page 14
Tack Room Talk, Page 18 
Frankly Speaking, Page 34
Outside the Pen: Little Jackson Cat, Page 36 
Event Overview: Winter Slide Axtell Derby & Challenge, Page 40
Event Overview: Dirt & Diamonds Derby, Page 42
Auction Ear, Page 146
Event Calendar, Page 151
In the Spotlight, Page 152

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