The cattle must have felt the electricity in the air as the loud rock music played and large crowd of spectators enthusiastically expressed their support for the six finalists in the El Rancho Futurity’s Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series Open finals. They were definitely “wound up,” trainer Russ Westfall said. Westfall rode Reyning […]
National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) affiliates across the globe will be asked to identify volunteers who have made an impact to the sport. A number of those volunteers, and a guest, will be honored at the 2018 NRHA Futurity through a new program during Slider’s Night Out.
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Have you ever tried riding without your feet in the stirrups, perhaps to practice on balance or leg position? While it can be useful to practice form and position if done safely, there is no doubt that when you take the stirrups away you begin to realize just how much you might depend on them […]
Matt Gaines could not have asked for a better El Rancho Futurity after having won the Futurity Open Championship and Reserve Championship titles. Carrying him to top honors with a score of 222 was Desires Bo Monkey (Dual Rey x Playguns Desire x Playgun), a gelding bred by H.B. Bartlett, DVM, of Pike Road, Alabama, […]
Doreen Dalbey was at the 2016 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity in Reno, Nevada, when somebody gave her exciting news. The brother to her cow horse, Mr Spook Nic, was listed the show’s horse sale.
The High Roller Reining Classic, held Sept. 7-15 in Las Vegas, boasted something for everyone – from 3-year-old horses, to novice 4-year-olds, to experienced derby horses. There were even classes for Arabians and Half-Arabians, ancillary riders, and a judges’ seminar and pizza party was held. Futurity Levels 4, 3, 2 & 1 Non-Pro At the […]
The Animal sure has become part of an elite group of horses. He is BIG and STRONG with FREAKISH ability! His ability to control cattle shows his cow sense and what this sport is all about.
There are good surprises and bad surprises. Trainer Ken Wold finding out owner Daniel Perez bought Jule Of A Time without telling him? That was a great surprise.
American reiners brought home the Team gold from the World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018 (WEG), while Belgium made history with its first Individual gold medalist in Reining.
Lance Johnston tore off his cowboy hat and sent it soaring across the arena to the roar of the crowd after Three Fingers Holly carried him through a monster fence run in the first-ever Protect The Harvest Wild Spayed Filly Futurity.