NRHA’s Newest Nine Million Dollar Sire – Gunner

gunnerColonels Smoking Gun • Photo by Tristan DarkFollowing a successful event for his offspring at the National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC), the legendary stallion and National Rreining Horse Association (NRHA) Hall of Fame Inductee Colonels Smoking Gun (Gunner) is unofficially the newest Nine Million Dollar Sire. He is only the third sire to reach this milestone.

Second Chance for Einey’s Breeder

EinsteinsRevolution JBEinsteins Revolution • Photo by John BrasseauxNothing can replace Ruth Hartman’s 3-week-old Einsteins Revolution colt, “Einey,” who was shot and killed on May 1 in Pampa, Texas. Still, Silver Spurs Equine is doing what it can to offer the breeder at Shoenail Ranch the chance for another foal to raise and show.

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First Champions Crowned at Scottsdale Nationals

BeaPureCat KPlatt 15SSBea Pure Cat, pictured with Kenny Platt • Photo by Suzanne SylvesterLast year, the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) executive committee voted to produce a third National Championship show in Scottsdale, Arizona. The action kicked off on May 4 at the WestWorld of Scottsdale.

Breeder’s Invitational

The Breeder’s Invitational (BI) will take place May 13-27 at the Expo Square in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The event is chock-full of limited age classes, along with the popular BI Kid’s Cutting on May 25.  Helpful Links Show schedule Draws and results

Wild Card Reining Challenge

The Wild Card Reining Challenge will take place May 23-27 at the South Point Casino in Las Vegas. The event features the 4-year-old futurity, “designed to allow horses to develop more slowly and to provide a venue for them to garner significant earnings without having to compete with more experienced horses.” Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider Jordan […]
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Fourth Annual Quarter Horse News Charity Golf Tournament

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED. DATE TBD. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.

The Fourth Annual Quarter Horse News Charity Golf Tournament, benefitting Rein In Cancer, will be held Friday, June 9, at the Canyon West Golf Club in Weatherford, Texas. Come join Quarter Horse News for a fun-filled day of golfing, live music, catered food, and auctions, all to benefit Rein In Cancer.

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Progress Made in Foal Shooting Case

EineyFrontInvestigators have a person of interest in the case of Einey's death. • Photo by Ruth HartmanFollowing the shooting of a 3-week-old foal in Pampa, Texas, the Gray County Sheriff’s Department is making progress with its investigation.

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Hollywoodstinseltown Achieves Million Dollar Sire Status

hollywoodstinseltownHollywoodstinseltown & Tim McQuayThe National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is excited to announce its newest unofficial earner of the Million Dollar Sire milestone, Hollywoodstinseltown. The 2004 American Quarter Horse Association palomino stallion, owned and bred by David Silva, Sr., joined this elite club after his offspring’s great success at the 2017 National Reining Breeder’s Classic (NRBC). Together, Hollywoodstinseltown’s offspring unofficially earned more than $52,000 throughout the event.

Help Prevent Cinch Sores

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Have you ever had problems with cinch sores or galls? Most of us have. Cinch sores seem to be especially problematic on small horses and those without prominent withers.
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Einsteins Revolution Colt Shot in Pampa, Texas

WEB EineyEiney, a young Einsteins Revolution colt, was shot and killed May 1. • Photo by Ruth HartmanWhen a shot rang out near Shoenail Ranch in Pampa, Texas, around 1:30 p.m. on May 1, a barn hand rushed out to investigate. In the distance, he saw 3-week-old buckskin colt “Einey” motionless on the ground in the pasture. As the worker neared, his worst fears were realized – the colt was dead.