Change to NCHA Amateur Rules Announced

As a result of a recent rule change approved by the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) executive committee, the earnings cap for NCHA Amateur card holders that are 60 years of age or older will be increased to $200,000 limited-age event/$200,000 weekend, and $400,000 lifetime. Under the new rule, past or future senior monies will […]

Amarillo Heats up With Open at West Texas Futurity

As the Open limited-age classes wrapped up at the West Texas Futurity, held Aug. 10-20 in Amarillo, Texas, cutting fans had a lot to talk about. A new crop of 3-year-olds is making its debut and familiar names in the 4-Year-Old and 5/6-Year-Old divisions are continuing to dominate.

HC Herd Boss Takes Charge in Derby Limited Open Finals

The cooler weather moving through Fort Worth, Texas, this week made for some tricky cattle in the Will Rogers Coliseum during the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Derby Limited Open finals, but that didn’t stop HC Herd Boss and Justin Chalmers from commanding attention.

Classic/Challenge Amateur Ends in Tie

In the largest finals of the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular so far, the Classic/Challenge Amateur was an exciting class that featured dynamic runs. In a show of girl power, Jennifer Rector and Bella Anderson bested their rivals to share the Championship.

A Tribute to Modine

For 82-year-old Jon Foote, the loss of Modine Smith was a hard reality to bear. Smith, who passed away July 22, was not only a close friend, but also an asset to the cutting industry he knew would be sorely missed. Struggling through mourning, he looked within and wrote his feelings.

Ichis My Choice Prevails in Fort Worth

In a Classic/Challenge Open finals stacked with talent, the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular saw tons of action July 22 in Fort Worth, Texas. Ichis My Choice topped the competition in a powerful run that had the arena filled with excitement.

QB Cat Commands Attention in Calgary

The Calgary Stampede was the fifth stop for the eight-leg Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting, and the race for the top 15 in the World standings just got hotter.

Calgary Stampede Mercuria

The Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is hosting a Mercuria/NCHA World Series of Cutting event July 10-12. The show, which features any-age horses in the Open and Non-Pro, is the fifth of eight legs in the series. For complete coverage of the Calgary Stampede Mercuria, subscribe to Quarter Horse News.

Dr. Blodgett Honored as Golden Spur Award Recipient

Dr. Glenn Blodgett, resident veterinarian and manager of the Four Sixes Ranch horse division, has been named winner of the 2017 National Golden Spur Award, the most prestigious honor given by the ranching and livestock industries in recognition of accomplishments by an individual.