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Chad Bushaw and Bittersweet, pictured at the NCHA Super Stakes, have secured their third major limited-age title. They are three-for-three going into the NCHA Summer Spectacular. • Photo by Hart Photos

One Sweet Victory

When Bittersweet stepped in the arena at the Breeder’s Invitational (BI) for the Derby Non-Pro finals, she and Chad Bushaw had only shown at two prior shows, where they were named 2017 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Non-Pro Champions and 2018 NCHA Super Stakes Non-Pro Co-Champions. When they rode out of the pen in Tulsa, Oklahoma, […]
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Coalson, Pattillo and Barlow Steal the Show in Tulsa

The first draw in the Breeder’s Invitational Classic/Challenge Non-Pro finals on May 19 rode out of the arena with a 222 flashing on the screen overhead. Greg Coalson, aboard Bets On Bathsheba, stole the show right from the get-go, leaving the remaining 15 teams vying for second place. The 6-year-old mare by Bet Hesa Cat […]

Hashtags Proves It Ain’t Over ’til It’s Over

The Breeder’s Invitational (BI) kicked off May 12 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the Classic/Challenge Open finals, held May 15, hosted a field of 23 horses. One five-year-old superstar had to wait for 22 of them to make their runs before he could spar for the championship as the last draw of the second set. Two-and-a-half […]
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NCHA Invites Dr. Temple Grandin to the Super Stakes

Dr. Temple Grandin was the guest of honor at the NCHA Super Stakes in Fort Worth, Texas. After evaluating the cattle and facilities at the Will Rogers Coliseum, she spoke to a captivated room of NCHA members, competitors and cutting enthusiasts on the best practices for handling cattle in a calm, controlled manner. Grandin, a […]