Buster Welch with his statue
Buster Welch was honored on Wednesday in Fort Worth, Texas, with the unveiling of a statue featuring the iconic cutter and Little Peppy. Photo by Lillian Kent

Officials Pull Curtain on Buster Welch Tribute in Fort Worth

National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) officials, dignitaries, fans and even a couple of Hollywood celebrities assembled inside Fort Worth’s brand-new Dickies Arena on Wednesday evening for the unveiling of a Kelly Graham-commissioned statue of a cutting horse icon. Those on hand to honor Buster Welch applauded enthusiastically as Graham and others pulled the curtain on […]
Sugar Smak and Rodrigo Taboga

Sugar Smak, Rodrigo Taboga Enjoy Sweet Taste of NCHA Limited Open Victory

Sugar Smak (Kit Kat Sugar x Mates Pretty Special x Smart Mate), a mare bred by Chet Burrows of Olney, Texas, and ridden by Rodrigo Taboga, won the Futurity Limited Open finals and more than $11,500 with a finals score of 220 at Fort Worth’s Will Rogers Coliseum.  Some of the best riders and 3-year-old […]
Moms Stylish Player and Kenny Platt

Moms Stylish Player & Kenny Platt Power to Open World Finals Win

Moms Stylish Player and Kenny Platt were a force to be reckoned with at the 7 Ranch National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Finals. Platt, of Fort Lupton, Colorado, and the bay gelding nicknamed “Sprout” won three of four rounds in the Open – starting with a 227 in round one followed by a pair […]
what about blue and mia webster

Mia Webster & What About Blue Get Their $50,000 Amateur World Finals Title

If there was a list of people who should win a National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Finals Show Championship in 2019, it’s easy to make a case for Mia Webster to be near the top. After coming oh-so-close to winning the $50,000 Amateur World Finals Show Championship last year, the young cutter from the […]
lightsaber dual and benjamin james

Benjamin James & Lightsaber Dual Win $15,000 Amateur World Finals

The $15,000 Amateur National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Finals and the World Championship race went down to the wire. In the end it was a pair of “Benjamins” — Benjamin James and Raven Benjamin — who proved victorious during the 7 Ranch NCHA World Finals in Fort Worth.. The top contenders in the World […]
This Isa Third wins $5,000 Novice

6 in a row! Mike Wood & This Isa Third win $5,000 Novice World Finals Title

The $5,000 Novice World Finals is Mike Wood’s world. The rest of us are just living in it. For the sixth year in a row, Wood took home the $5,000 Novice National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Finals Show Championship. This time, he did it with Christine King’s gelding, This Isa Third. They clinched the […]