AQHA World Show Crowns Cutters

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA)/Lucas Oil World Championship Show kicked off on Nov. 1 at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. Amidst a tough field of competitors from across the country, Equi-Stat Elite $4 Million Rider Clint Allen, of Weatherford, Texas, piloted Pharoah And James to the Junior Cutting World Championship. The Hickorys Indian Pep gelding, owned […]
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EVENT RECAP: 2018 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity

Held Oct. 7-20, the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity hosted talented riders and horses from all over the country. In addition to the Futurity, the Hackamore Classic showcased horses 5 years old and younger, and events like the NRCHA Finals Reception/Hall of Fame Banquet, Kimes Ranch/TX Whiskey After Party, American Rope […]
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EVENT RECAP: 2018 NRCHA Hackamore Classic

The 2018 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hackamore Classic was held Oct. 9-17, during the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity. The show offered a full slate of limited-age divisions for horses ridden in the hackamore. Open, Intermediate Open, Limited Open & Level 1 Limited Open High Stressin Cat and Dowers Named Hackamore Classic Open Champions […]
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Ladies Lead NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Non-Pro

The second time was the charm for Hope Miller, of Brush Prairie, Washington, who came into the Will Rogers Coliseum on Oct. 19 for her second National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity ever to take home the Non-Pro Championship aboard the Dual Smart Rey mare Seven S Prettysmart. “She’s a super good […]
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Non-Pros Cut, Slide and Circle to Hackamore Classic Championships

The weather in Fort Worth, Texas, during the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hackamore Classic Non-Pro rein and cow work may have been chilly and wet, but inside the John Justin arena, riders were firing out their best performances. After the dust settled, five riders were crowned the champion in their divisions. “It’s a […]
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NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Non-Pro Prelims Crowns Two Champions

Wes Housler made his first trip to the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity count when he rode two horses to two championships. In addition to winning the Amateur at the Hackamore Classic, he piloted a second horse to the Futurity Amateur title. Housler rode MCC Travalin Tos (MCC Travalin Cat x […]
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Carol Metcalf and Annies Code Top Snaffle Bit Futurity Level 1 Limited Open

Carol Metcalf and Annies Code went down the fence on Sunday, Oct. 14, with the crowd cheering them on to a score of 214.5, which would clinch their claim to the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Level 1 Limited Open Championship. “You know, it went better than I could have even […]
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Mo Metallic and Alberto Rodriguez Win 4-Year-Old Unlimited Amateur

The Brazos Bash wrapped up on Sunday, Sept. 30, in Weatherford, Texas, with several Amateur finals.  4-Year-Old Unlimited Amateur Mo Metallic and Alberto Rodriguez 14M (Metallic Cat x Mo Flo x Mr Peponita Flo) Owner: Jessica & Giovanni De Filippo, Miami, FL Breeder: Moncrief & Tennison, Fort Worth, TX Score: 219 Payout: $3,100         5/6-Year-Old […]