The Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) recently changed its Cutting Stakes, Stallion Auction and Foal Nomination incentive programs. Officials say the changes are designed to make the programs more affordable, increase participation and boost payouts.
Moments after her title-clinching run in the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) $15,000 Amateur World Finals, Dannic Percevich couldn’t quite wrap her mind around the fact that she won two titles.
Craig Schmersal recently reached new heights in his reining career when the trainer from Scottsdale, Arizona, became the sport’s newest National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Four Million Dollar Rider.
Halfway through the year, Amanda Smith gave up on going to the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Finals in Fort Worth. Good thing somebody talked her back into it, because she left the show a champion.
Hesa Belle Cat and Mike Wood won the $5,000 Novice World Finals Show Championship, giving the Arizona trainer his fifth win in a row in the class.
Cat Sheree was given to Elizabeth Quirk as a gift. The mare has been a blessing ever since for the Louisiana cutter.
Some horses are just born special. Brenda Armstrong knew that PG Heavily Armed – the 2018 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open World Finals Show Champion – was a standout from the very start.
For the second year in a row, Little Jackson Cat won the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) $25,000 Novice World Finals Show Championship. This time, she and trainer Mike Wood did one better and also won the year-end World Championship.
Michelle Lemaster and Mootalic Cat entered the $5,000 Novice Non-Pro World Finals with an insurmountable $34,567 lead over the next-closest pursuer. But, they weren’t done winning yet.
When Brian Pearse needed another horse to ride to finish out the $35,000 Non-Pro World Championship race, he didn’t have to look very far to find one. He didn’t even have to look outside the family to find a good partner in Reys Hot Wheels.