The Futurity Open at the Idaho Cutting Horse Association (ICHA) Futurity and Aged Event brought some of the industry’s most talented young cutters to the Ford Idaho Center, but Reyzn Dust and Andrew Coates proved to be the brightest in the bunch.
The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation’s Equine Disaster Relief Fund is accepting aid to help horses in Texas, Louisiana and other states affected by Hurricane Harvey.
The Idaho Cutting Horse Association (ICHA) Futurity and Aged Event in Nampa, Idaho, kicked off its excitement with the Classic/Challenge Open finals, where 11 talented combinations vied for top honors.
The National Reining Horse Association’s (NRHA) Executive Committee and Board of Directors converged together in Oklahoma City for two days to review committee recommendations and show conditions, as well as a variety of other items. This marked the third in person meeting held by both groups in 2017.
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.
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.
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.
Four exceptional veterinary students with aspirations to impact the landscape of performance horse medicine will each receive a $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarship by the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation on Nov. 19. The awards will take place during the 2017 Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas.
On Saturday, July 22, Time to Ride, an initiative of the American Horse Council (AHC) Marketing Alliance, hosted the third annual National Meet a Horse Day.
As the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular just passed the halfway mark, it was the amateur’s time to shine. In the Derby Unlimited Amateur, a few solid scores were marked, but Carol Ward edged out the competition on one of her own.