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April 15, 2020, Table of Contents — Quarter Horse News Magazine


NRCHA National Champions
These horses and riders dominated in 2019 on their way to year-end NRCHA National championships. By John Henry, Teri Lee, Molly Montag & Lillian Kent, Page 40

Quarter Horse News magazine april 15, 2020 cover
On the Cover: Short N Catt & Phillip Ralls • Photo by Primo Morales

Game Day Ready
Approaching a horse show like a game day is how Ben Baldus prepares his non-pro and youth clients to manage show-time stress. By Kate Bradley Byars, Page 58

Meet the Candidates
Learn more about the NCHA’s candidates for vice president this year, as well as their opinions on important issues affecting cutting today. By Kelsey Pecsek Hruska, Page 66

Rockin’ the East Coast
The New York Reined Cow Horse Association helped put its members and their horses on the map, which helped it win the 2019 NRCHA Affiliate of the Year award. By Teri Lee, Page 82

Equi-Stat Annual Reining Statistics

Equi-Stat Annual Reining Statistics
It was a phenomenal 2019 season for reining’s leading horses, riders, breeders, owners, sires, dams, grandsires and shows. By QHN Staff, Page 85

Equi-Stat Reining Open Rider of the Year
Cade McCutcheon’s rookie season as an open rider turned out to be a rocket ride into the NRHA’s top echelon. By Lillian Kent, Page 86

Equi-Stat Reining Non-Pro Rider of the Year
Consistency and a great deal of persistence were the reasons Luca Fappani’s prosperous 2019 season didn’t go to the dogs in December. By John Henry, Page 88

Event Coverage

The Cattlemen’s Derby & Classic
The Cattlemen’s, which returned to Graham, Texas, this year, drew 562 entries that competed for a $499,425 payout. By Molly Montag, Page 70

OKRHA Ride & Slide
Reiners converged in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to battle it out for a share of the Ride & Slide’s $135,459 purse. By John Henry, Page 76


Insights & Opinions, Page 14
Tack Room Talk, Page 18
Frankly Speaking, Page 32
Event Overview: PCCHA Coyote Rock Ranch Round-Up, Page 34
Event Overview: Arizona Sun Circuit, Page 36
Outside the Pen: Shining In Town, Page 38
Event Calendar, Page 119
In the Spotlight, Page 120

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