Julie Hansma, whose husband Paul is a Hall of Fame cutting rider, has been hospitalized with a head injury. Friends of the couple have started an online fundraiser to help pay her medical expenses.
Sixteen-year-old Langston Pattillo knows how to finish a show in style. On closing day of the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Futurity show, the high school junior won two titles before pulling up stakes and heading home to Illinois.
Dureyngo Kid’s barn name is “Jimmy,” but after the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Futurity show, his owners could be forgiven if they changed his name. Maybe something like “Champ” or “Cash” or “ATM?”
Bonnie Martin admires many things about Reysin Kittens, there’s one thing characteristic of her homebred stallion she loves the most. It’s his heart, which gives him the ability to do things in the cutting pen only some horses can.
Tracey Woodward wasn’t sure what to expect when she rode Just Rascal to the herd the first time at the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Futurity. She’d never ridden the mare before the show, but was game to give it a try when trainer Morgan Cromer gave her the green light.
As soon as Sweet Lil Prime Time dropped his head and looked his first cow in the eye in the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Futurity Open finals, cutting enthusiasts seated at tables along the arena couldn’t help but notice his style on a cow.
For most of the year, Pocket Change has been the star of Katie Fonsen Young’s futurity string. In Las Vegas, it was stablemate Tessie Cat’s time in the spotlight.
Equi-Stat Elite $3 Million Dollar Rider Beau Galyean is branching out with a new venture, Beau Galyean Stallion Services. His opening roster will consist of 2017 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open Horse of the Year Metallic Rebel and multiple limited-age Open champion Rollz Royce.
When Jenifer Whisler brought her homebred mare, Quixotes Royal Cat, to trainer Russ Elrod, it didn’t take very long for him to see the horse was something special.
The former communications director of a Washington, D.C.-based group that lobbies on behalf of the horse industry is accused of stealing more than a half-million dollars from the organization and using it to make payments on a home, two cars and what the organization called “a lavish lifestyle.”