Joe Howard Williamson & Miz Savanah Ichi • Photo by Alex Lynch

Joe Howard Williamson Tops Classic/Challenge Non-Pro in Fort Worth

When Nadine Payne and Velvets Revolver (WR This Cats Smart x Velvets Best Shot x Playgun) marked a 220 as the first draw of the Classic/Challenge Non-Pro finals at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular, it was bound to be a good show.

AQHYA Officers and Directors Named for 2017-18

American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) regional directors and five national officers for the 2017-18 term were elected July 13 at the Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar in Amarillo, Texas.

Meet a Horse in Washington D.C.

In honor of National Meet a Horse Day, the American Horse Council (AHC) is partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Park Service Park Police, the Washington International Horse Show, and the famous Caisson Platoon to introduce people to the world of horses on Friday, July 21 during the USDA’s Farmers Market.

Gianna Pietrafeso Wows in Denver

Gianna Pietrafeso walked to the herd in the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Transwest Denver Nationals $35,000 Non-Pro finals with the goal of having a clean run, but she came out with more than just an accurate performance.

Kenny Platt Dominates in Denver

It has been said that competing on home turf gives someone an advantage, and at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Transwest Denver Nationals, Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider Kenny Platt confirmed that thought.

Time to Ride Reaches Major Milestone

Time to Ride has reached a major milestone by connecting 100,000 new people to horses. The industry outreach program, created by an alliance of forward-thinking companies and organizations, focuses on increasing participation in the horse industry by engaging new enthusiasts in equine activities.

Jill Montgomery Receives 2017 Van Ness Award

Each year, the American Horse Council (AHC) presents the Van Ness Award to an individual who has shown leadership and service to the horse community in his or her state. It is awarded in memory of Mrs. Marjorie Van Ness, one of the founders of the New Jersey Horse Council. Mrs. Van Ness was one of the organizers of the AHC’s Coalition of State Horse Councils.

Senator Mike Enzi Receives AHC’s Rolapp Award

Each year the American Horse Council (AHC) presents the Rolapp Award to a Member of Congress who has been a great supporter of the horse industry. The Award is presented in honor of the late Rich Rolapp who was president of the AHC from 1974 to 1993.