A third horse that attended the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Stallion Stakes has tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus – type 1 (EHV-1). Officials say the horse is from the Las Vegas area.
If you’re straddling a saddle, you’ve gotta have a cincha to keep it on the horse. And, you’d better have that cincha pulled snug. Join us for this history of cinches and cinch making written by my friend and tack historian, Phil Livingston. Like many of the terms associated with western saddles, “cincha” is Spanish. […]
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Bonnie Martin has ridden many good cutting horses over the years, but the Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider says there’s something special about Reysin Kittens. She’s also pretty sure she knows where at least some of his talent came from.
With 40 horses in the finals, was going to be a tall order for any competitor to climb to the top of the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes Unlimited Amateur. Turns out, two horse-and-rider duos were up to the task.
When the curtain fell on the National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) Open finals held April 20, two outstanding horse and rider team stood as co-champions. It started with draw 25 — Jason Vanlandingham and 4-year-old reigning National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Level 4 Open Champion A Vintage Smoke. The talented duo marked a 227.5, […]
For the second night in a row, Robert Thigpen found himself staring down a red calf as the seconds oh-so-slowly ticked off the clock at the end of his run in the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes.
Trouble N Roan picked a good time and place to put everything together.
The 2019 National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) welcomed a large group of non-pro competitors competing for the coveted NRBC Non-Pro Championship. Those hopefuls were reduced to 73 finalists in five divisions, with Mandy McCutcheon, of Aubrey, Texas, and Party Nite walking away with the title during the Non-Pro finals competition Friday, April 19. McCutcheon has […]
Former National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) staff member and NRHA Hall of Fame inductee Carol Trimmer has died.
Officials say a second Texas horse has been quarantined after showing symptoms of a neurological form of Equine Herpesvirus. The mare had reportedly attended two multi-day barrel races this month in Texas, including one that also hosted a rodeo.