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In the Past: Marion Flynt

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Marion Flynt, known as “Mr. Cutting Horse,” holds the record as the most enduring National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) president. He served the association for 12 terms (1956-58 and 1963-1971) and passed away in 1987 at age 83.

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In the Blood: Sneak A Smoothie

sneakasmoothie webSneak A Smoothie and Todd Bimat won the ICHA Futurity Open with a 220.5. • Photo by Suzanne Sylvester

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.