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July 1, 2020, Table of Contents — Quarter Horse News Magazine

Features Breaking the RulesThe Breeder’s Invitational grew out of a desire to promote stallion owners and has become one of the nation’s premier cutting events. By Lillian Kent & Molly Montag, Page 36 Resounding Success Three years after narrowly escaping the largest wildfire in Kansas history, Garth and Amanda Gardiner’s cow horse breeding operation is […]
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June 15, 2020, Table of Contents — Quarter Horse News Magazine

Features Confident CuttersTexas trainer Tatum Rice uses these four guidelines to train a more self-assured, tenacious cutting horse. By Ross Hecox, Page 28 Old Passion, New MotivationAfter Amy Bell’s unexpected death, her family grappled emotionally with how to move the Kalpowar Quarter Horses program forward. They found the answer in the horses she loved. By […]
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June 1, 2020, Table of Contents — Quarter Horse News Magazine

Features Gettin’ Personal With … Clint MarshallThis executive’s life as a reined cow horse owner began as a journey in football and business, then circled back to the Western heritage he always held dear. By John Henry, Page 32 Ready, Set, Go for Non-ProBrad Barkemeyer recognizes a horse suited for a non-pro does not have […]
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May 15, 2020, Table of Contents — Quarter Horse News Magazine

Features Circling SmartCircles are an overlooked maneuver to many reiners, but Kole Price uses them to work on his horse’s shape, steering, cadence and style. By Kate Bradley Byars, Page 32 Ranch Horse Breeding: Then & NowBreeding experts Dr. Glenn Blodgett and Jim Brinkman discuss the progression of ranch horses and how stock horse competitions […]
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May 1, 2020, Table of Contents — Quarter Horse News Magazine

Features The Virus Among UsCOVID-19 has turned the world upside down for Western performance horse industry members who are already navigating challenges caused by the virus. By John Henry, Page 32 Glide to the SideReining trainer Sean Johnson uses the half-pass to enhance his horses’ maneuvers. By Jennifer Denison, Page 38 Hindsight 20/20The NRCHA Stallion […]
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April 15, 2020, Table of Contents — Quarter Horse News Magazine

Features NRCHA National ChampionsThese horses and riders dominated in 2019 on their way to year-end NRCHA National championships. By John Henry, Teri Lee, Molly Montag & Lillian Kent, Page 40 Game Day Ready Approaching a horse show like a game day is how Ben Baldus prepares his non-pro and youth clients to manage show-time stress. […]
Whizkey N Diamonds and Shawn Flarida with a big stop.

Yes, Sire! Whizkey N Diamonds Reaches Million Dollar Rank

Whizkey N Diamonds, owned by Rhodes River Ranch, is the National Reining Horse Association’s newest Million Dollar Sire. The elite status was achieved after only seven breeding seasons and a first foal crop not reaching competition age until 2016. Whizkey N Diamonds, bred by Cristin Schuetz, is by the all-time leading sire of NRHA money […]
Bet He Sparks and Clayton Edsall.

Bet He Sparks, Edsall corral herd work challengers

Bet He Sparks and Clayton Edsall outperformed the field in herd work to take an early lead in the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hackamore Classic at Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas. “Sparky,” the 2014 red roan stallion, the son of Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Sire Bet Hesa Cat and out of Sparking Train […]
Ann Fonck and Gunners Specialolena at the Americana 2019.

Americana 2019 Wrapup: Belgian Tops NRHA Field

Ann Fonck, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Million Dollar Rider from Belgium, had a good weekend.  Fonck and Gunners Specialolena (Gunners Special Nite x Dolly Jac Olena x Spat Olena), a 5-year-old mare bred by Luigi Parise and owned by Diego Dalla Gassa, captured the $44,000-added NRHA Bronze Trophy Open at the Americana 2019 […]