NCHA Executive Director Released

Chuck Smith was released from his duties as National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) executive director, effective immediately, on Thursday, May 31. The NCHA announced his departure Friday, June 1, at the start of its annual convention in Grapevine, Texas.

Our Ruby Year

Quarter Horse News (QHN) is celebrating its 40th year in 2018, and that is cause for excitement. Over the last four decades, the magazine has brought you breaking news, event coverage and features about the people that make our industry great. I’m proud to be a part of such valuable history. Through time, QHN has evolved […]

EVENT RECAP: 2018 NCHA Super Stakes

The Lucas Oil National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes is the first Triple Crown cutting of the year. The 2018 edition of the event, held March 29-April 22, welcomed 2,167 entries to Fort Worth, Texas, and paid out $3,211,847. Read on and click the links to learn more about all the champions!

So Cool & So Hot

Cool N Hot was the only horse to make both the Open and Non-Pro finals at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes in Fort Worth, Texas. According to owner Kobie Wood and his wife, Paula, that proves one thing in particular – the stallion is solidly trained. After Paula’s run in the Non-Pro […]

Wimpys Littlecolonel Back in Action at NRBC

Wimpys Littlecolonel took home big wins from Friday night’s National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) Open Reining Night, presented by Kimmel Reining Horses. He was first in the draw and scored a whopping 226, which held up through 30 horses and won the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) $25,000-added Open, the NRBC Classic Open Challenge and the […]

Lance Cooper & Zen And Tonic Still Unstoppable

If you follow limited-age cutting and don’t recognize the name Zen And Tonic, you haven’t been paying attention. The 4-year-old mare has been a force in the arena with young Lance Cooper, and they have maintained that momentum for the Lucas Oil National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes. Cooper, a 17-year-old non-pro based out […]

Fults Ranch Ltd. Delivers 1-2 Punch in NCHA Super Stakes Classic

With Stevie Rey Von added to their arsenal, Fults Ranch Ltd. is proving it won’t fade quietly into the background after the sale of Metallic Cat. Their new 6-year-old stallion and a 6-year-old mare they bred – both by “Denver” – clinched the top placings in the Lucas Oil National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super […]