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.


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


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.


NCHA Challenger Series Picks up Steam

ChallengerSeriesThings are picking up around the country for the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Challenger Series, and the event held in Gonzales, Louisiana, is no exception.

Carolina Classic Derby & ABI

The Carolina Classic and Atlantic Breeders Incentive (ABI) is scheduled for May 10-14 in Williamston, North Carolina, at the Senator Bob Martin Eastern Agricultural Center. The annual event features a full slate of ancillary classes in conjunction with its 4-, 5- and 6-year-old Derby Open and Non-Pro classes. In addition, an exhibitors party is planned […]
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Derby Open Champions Crowned in Nampa

HollyMaqGun MarcoRicotta webHolly Maq Gun pictured at the 2016 Cactus Reining Classic with Marco Ricotta • Photo by Kelsey PecsekHolly Maq Gun has made the finals at several major reining events, like the 2015 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity, the 2015 High Roller Reining Classic and the 2016 Cactus Reining Classic. But the gelding (Hollywoodtinseltown x Gunners Doll x Colonels Smoking Gun [Gunner]) fell short of taking home a Championship. 

NCHA Scottsdale Nationals

The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Scottsdale Nationals kick off May 4 at WestWorld of Scottsdale and run through May 10. In addition to a full lineup of NCHA divisions offered during the event in Scottsdale, Arizona, there will be a Youth Grand Entry on May 6. For complete coverage of the NCHA Scottsdale Nationals, […]

How Did That Happen?

SmoothAsACatxSlyPlaygirl"Howie" is by Smooth As A Cat and out of Sly Playgirl. • Courtesy of Jaime SniderWhen Jaime Snider saw Sly Playgirl’s 2017 Smooth As A Cat foal for the first time, he thought there had to be some mistake.

Insights & Opinions: The Smallest Change

Through the years, my job has presented me a lot of fabulous opportunities when it comes to horses. I’ve gotten to talk to the world’s best horsemen, and I’ve met some of the greatest horses across different disciplines and industries. One of my fondest memories, however, wasn’t work-related at all. It centered around a clinic.