When the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Open finals ended, it was Starlight Kisses and trainer Jake Telford who emerged victorious. It was the first win in this class for Telford, an NRCHA Million Dollar Rider, and Holy Cow Performance Horses, which bred and owns the mare.
In mid-September, Shesouttayourleague was ridden by Casey Deary to a score of 227.5 to win the High Roller Reining Classic Tamarack Ranch Futurity Level 4 Open in Las Vegas. The filly was bred by Arcese Quarter Horses USA, of Weatherford, Texas, and is owned by Robert Curtis, of Fort Worth, Texas.
The fall futurity season is now in full swing. Each fall, an onslaught of events mark the beginning of show careers for a new crop of foals. Anticipation is high as owners, breeders and trainers hope these new horses fulfill their expectations.One of those newcomers, Sneak A Smoothie, lived up to those expectations when she won the 2015 Idaho Cutting Horse Association Futurity Open. Owned by J Five Horse Ranch Management LLC, she scored a nice 220.5 with Todd Bimat in the saddle. GS Cutting Horses LLC bred Sneak A Smoothie. Let’s take a look.