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Color Me Smart will soon be inducted into the APHA Hall of Fame. • Photo by Christy Burleson.

Color Me Smart To Be Honored by APHA

Color Me Smart (PT) has always had a way of standing out in a crowd.
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 […]
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November 1st Table of Contents — Quarter Horse News Magazine

The Professionals Successful SalesThrough proper preparation, solid marketing and good sale-day practices, consignment experts can stand behind the prospects sold under their name at major performance horse sales. By Kate Bradley Byars, Page 38 Strength in NumbersTrainers Justin Wright and Casey Deary have carved out success with unique programs that harness the power of a […]
Taylor Sheridan at the Run for a Million in Las Vegas.

The First Cowboy: Taylor Sheridan first NRHA honoree

The inaugural recipient of the National Reining Horse Association’s Reiner of the Year award is Taylor Sheridan, the organization announced from its base in Oklahoma City late Tuesday night.  The actor, director and screenwriter made his mark on reining as the creator and producer of “The Last Cowboy,” the highly acclaimed reality-based TV program on […]
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 […]
Maurizio Battista Sandei and Iminent Cat at Americana 2019.

Americana: Cutter Iminent Cat closes deal in Non Pro

Iminent Cat, with Italian Maurizio Battista Sandei on the reins, bested 11 finalists to win the $6,822-added Non Pro division with a 150 at the European Championship Cutting portion of the Americana in Augsburg, Germany. Iminent Cat is a 7-year-old gelding by Metallic Cat and out of Peekaboon (by Freckles Playboy). He was bred by […]
Dominik Reminder and BMS Walla Gotcha Gun

German aces Austrian Reining Futurity Test

Dominik Reminder of Germany, aboard BMS Walla Getcha Gun, claimed the AustrianRHA Futurity Level 4 Open championship with a 223 in the finals at Wiener Neustadt, a city south of Vienna. BMS Walla Getcha Gun (Walla Whiz Crome x Ally Get Your Gun x I Am Shotgunner) is owned by Martin Bachmann. The stallion was bred by Barbara […]
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NCHA Competitors Must be in Compliance With Will Rogers Biosecurity Measures

Participants in National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) events at the Will Rogers Coliseum must be in compliance with the biosecurity practices of that facility, as well as those of the Texas Animal Health Commission. The decree is effective immediately, “moving forward with the 2019 Futurity and all NCHA produced events in Fort Worth, Texas,” said […]
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Road to the Horse to Host First Collegiate Colt Starting Challenge

In the spirit of a legacy of a passion for education crafted over the past 15 years, Road to the Horse will debut a unique competition for college riders early next year in Fort Worth, Texas. Road to the Horse, in conjunction with the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo and Western Horseman, will host the […]