Cornbread Thinks: Different We Have to Be

The John Deere Limited Open finals are tonight. I am predicting the Will Rogers Coliseum to be maybe one-third full. This is nothing short of a shame on us. They are the best two sets of cattle to showcase cutting to the public. It has a high entertainment factor. It is the right length of time. It provides a time period to educate. Actually two time slots, the herd settling. We are wasting this.

Custom Crome Named NRHA's Newest Four Million Sire

02 customcrome copyCustom Crome • QHN File PhotoThe National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is excited to announce that Custom Crome has become the association’s newest Four Million Dollar Sire. With offspring earnings totaling more than $4,085,475, this accomplishment makes him only the ninth stallion to achieve this milestone, and it is well deserved after he reached NRHA Three Million Dollar status in 2012.

Grace Vangilder Awarded Amateur Rider of the Year

GVangilder 16KPGrace Vangilder (third from left) received the Amateur Rider of the Year Award during the 2016 National Cutting Horse Association Futurity. • Photo by Kelsey PecsekWhether they have been in the sport for only a few years or longer, amateur cutters work hard to learn and succeed, and the top amateur rider of the year is recognized for his or her efforts. The family of Amy Bell, a cutter who passed away unexpectedly May 26, 2014, shortly before she was supposed to show at the Breeder’s Invitational, endowed the award in 2015.