Third Edge and the Chickasha bloodlines
Third Edge & Wes Galyean • Photo by Seth Petit

In The Blood: Third Edge and the Chickasha Legacy

Third Edge and his EquiStat Elite $5 Million Rider and trainer Wes Galyean won this year’s National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Open Derby and, shortly afterward, became one of the year’s high-profile sales when Teton Ridge purchased the stallion. Third Edge and Galyean had won two of the three NCHA Triple Crown events […]
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In The Blood: Broodmare Sire Effect & Here Comes The Boon

When studying a pedigree, we look at the sire record for the stallion and a produce record for the mare for analysis. It seems obvious that we need good stallions and mares to produce good foals, but many have come to realize the significance of a quality mare and the broodmare sire effect in the production of a foal.
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In The Blood: Sparking Train

As the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) ramps up for its biggest event of the year — the Snaffle Bit Futurity and Hackamore Classic — it seems appropriate to celebrate a special line of cow horses through broodmare Sparking Train.
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In the Blood: Crey Zee

The pedigree of this mare highlights the sire accomplishments of the late Dual Pep, a sire of sires and a legendary broodmare sire.