As the Open limited-age classes wrapped up at the West Texas Futurity, held Aug. 10-20 in Amarillo, Texas, cutting fans had a lot to talk about. A new crop of 3-year-olds is making its debut and familiar names in the 4-Year-Old and 5/6-Year-Old divisions are continuing to dominate.
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Jennifer Easton, a longtime member of the reining community, passed away Aug. 1 at the age of 69. She posted her first check to Equi-Stat in 1989 and garnered more than $11,000 in the reining pen. But her greatest impact in the industry came from her role as a breeder and owner.
Tom McCutcheon’s first two runs didn’t go as well as he’d hoped at the North Central Reining Horse Association (NCRHA) Futurity, but the Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider’s final horse, One Stormy Nite, made up for the earlier mishaps.
At a show like the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular, there is plenty of anticipation leading up to the Derby Open, and this year the performances brought the house down.
The cooler weather moving through Fort Worth, Texas, this week made for some tricky cattle in the Will Rogers Coliseum during the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Derby Limited Open finals, but that didn’t stop HC Herd Boss and Justin Chalmers from commanding attention.
The Rocky Mountain Reining Horse Association (RMRHA) Summer Slide, held July 24-30 at the National Western Events Center in Denver, drew entries from all over the United States and Canada. The event hosted ancillary classes along with a futurity, which featured $96,250 in added money. The payout structure of the futurity was 40 percent to […]
Lance Cooper was unbeatable at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Senior Youth World Finals Show.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is excited to announce the third opportunity this year for show secretaries to attend an in-person workshop at the 2017 All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio.
A talented group of up-and-coming athletes represented the Platinum Performance U.S. Teams at the 2017 SVAG Federation Equestra Internationale (FEI) World Reining Championships for Juniors and Young Riders on Aug. 11 and 12. Under the guidance of Chef d’Equipe Jeff Petska, the U.S. combinations put forth determined efforts throughout the championships.
Investigators on Friday, Aug. 11, continued to probe allegations a horse was shot with a BB gun at a National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA)-sanctioned event in Texas.
The Reining Horse Foundation (RHF) announced the distribution of $10,500 in academic and need-based scholarships to seven youth members: Terri-June Granger, of Dothan, Alabama; David Gringeri, of West Haven, Vermont; Nicholas Muir, of Lynnwood, Washington; Quinn Sutherland, of Eureka, Montana; Megan D’Andrea, of Fowler, Ohio; Jarid Walton, of Riverdale, Michigan; and Morgan Knerr, of Plain […]
The final deadline to nominate candidates to the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Executive Committee and Board of Directors passed on Aug. 2, so a complete slate of candidates is now presented to the membership for consideration.
The Global Reining Sport Group announced in early Aug. that National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) $3 Million Rider Craig Schmersal will be joining the line-up of clinicians at the Tulsa Reining Classic, scheduled for Aug. 28 – Sept. 3.