Moms Stylish Player continued to add to his illustrious career when he and Kenny Platt teamed up to win the NCHA Western National Championship Open title. • Photo by Ted Petit.

Event Recap: 2018 NCHA Western Nationals

The 2018 Transwest National Cutting Horse Association Western National Championships were held June 23-30 at the National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado.

Pearson & White Leg Hit Stride At NCHA Western Nationals

Carson Pearson and White Leg are a relatively new team. Pearson has only ridden the 5-year-old mare for a few weeks this season. When they walked into the herd for the $5,000 Novice Non-Pro at the National Cutting Horse Association’s (NCHA) Western Nationals, they worked like a veteran team.

McKenzie McBride Finds Redemption

After a review during the Senior Youth finals cost 16-year-old McKenzie McBride the win, the Fort Lupton, Colorado, rider was out for redemption in the $15,000 Amateur.

Louis The Cat Back in the Winner’s Circle

Louis The Cat carried his second rider to the winner’s circle at the Transwest National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Western Nationals this week. After topping the $25,000 Novice with Casey Crouch, the 2009 stallion won the $35,000 Non-Pro for Tyler Delange. In the finals, Delange marked a big 224 – a full 5 points over […]

Dusty Nelsen Wins NCHA Western Nationals $5,000 Novice by 6 Points

In a class of 77 entries, Dusty Nelsen and Bill Riddle both marked 219s in the first go of the $5,000 Novice at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Western Nationals. But in the finals, Nelsen stood alone, scoring an impressive 225 – a full 6 points ahead of second place finishers Randy Chartier and […]