It may have taken Wendi Lund and Smooth As Tamulena awhile, but they finally captured that elusive World title in Fort Worth. Wendi Lund had mixed feelings as she rode Smooth As Tamulena into the show pen at the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions. As they began their Non-Pro Bridle finals […]
As soon as Kelly Warner rode her beloved stallion, Metallic Pearl, out of the show pen, she was on a mission.
Katherine DeHaan had tears in her eyes as she led her treasured buckskin stallion, Shiners Lil Nickle, to get his photo taken after the NRCHA Intermediate Non-Pro Bridle finals.
Cody Crow and You CD Signs’ Limited Open Bridle finals round started out a little shaky at the John Justin Arena. You CD Signs’ tail extension nearly fell off and the pair’s first cow was so wild that a second cow was soon ordered by way of a blown horn. But, in the end, their […]
It was just like another day at the office for Myles Brown as the Stinnett, Texas, rancher and Twice In A Blu Moon successfully completed their cow work during the Tres Osos Cow Horse Derby Non-Pro division. Brown and the 4-year-old mare (Once In A Blu Boon x Teletrona x Little Trona) bred by Diamond […]
Corey Cushing and Hott Rod paid tribute, per se, to the 5-year-old stallion’s Equi-Stat Elite $3 million sire Hottish, who died earlier this month, by winning the 2020 Tres Osos Derby Open championship on Monday. Hott Rod (out of Sugars Smart Kitty by High Brow Cat) and Cushing displayed true consistency throughout the competition — winning […]
Eighteen-year-old Langston Pattillo has accomplished a lot in the short time he's been in the cutting pen.
After riding Game Day Surprise to finish in the “bridesmaid” position three times — 2014, 2015 and 2018 — Sharee Schwartzenberger of Longmont, Colorado, and the 2008 buckskin gelding took home top honors in 2020 at the RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining in Denver. The pair scored a 226 to claim the championship and $6,750 in […]
Roger Booth said he’d felt a little nervous from the first day he rode Quaintrelle into the herd at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity. And, yes, he was excited and relieved following their 217 Amateur finals run, but the “worst part yet” set in. As the fifth draw, he had to wait for […]
When Australian native Amelia Servin decided to travel to Texas, purchase a National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity prospect this year and show it herself, she had no idea that she’d return home with a championship title. “I’m pretty excited,” Servin said after her Futurity Limited Non-Pro finals victory aboard her recent purchase — a […]