Shelton Modine

Ralph Shelton Receives Modine Smith Humanitarian Award

Shelton ModineRalph Shelton & Modine SmithArlington, Texas, real estate developer Ralph Shelton says he “hasn’t been very active in cutting for maybe 20 years now,” but peers are well aware of his behind-the-scenes support of the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) since the early 1980s.

US Equestrian Team Online Reining Auction

Help send Reining Team USA to the World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France! Also, you get a chance for a breeding to a top stallion or a month training with one of the world's top trainers. In an update from Pete Kyle, Chairman of the USEF reining committee, it was announced that the on-going online auction has received some important donations.

Silver Spurs Equine Enters Einsteins Revolution Partnership

SilverSpursBrett Stone, Michelle Miola, Memorable Revolution (a son of Einsteins Revolution), Ruben Vandorp & Michael MiolaEinsteins Revolution has been a part of Wagner and Vandorp’s life for 10 years. Ruben Vandorp and Christian Wagner’s dream was to own a horse that could revolutionize the reining industry. While they could never completely part with the standout individual, they decided that in order for Einsteins Revolution to fulfill his destiny, he had to stand with some of the most reputable stallions in the industry.

Man Makes Cross-Country Journey on Horseback

In the span of eight months, Alex Jess McNeil made a 3,800-mile voyage across the country aboard his mare Pepper. The 37-year-old and the Tennessee Walker’s coast-to-coast journey began last March, and throughout their travels, McNeil documented his experiences online. Get the full story from Seacoast Online. 

Horses Paraded Through Streets Of Paris In Protest

On Sunday, Nov. 24, thousands of horses and their riders paraded through Paris, France, in protest. A planned sales tax increase will shut down riding centers, forcing thousands into unemployment and an estimated 80,000 horses will be sent to slaughter, the protesters claim. Supporters marched with their animals, wore horse masks and wheeled a guillotine […]

NRCHA Announces New Events & Divisions

cutter-mclaughlinAs an under-13 rider, Cutter McLaughlin will automatically be cross-entered in the new 13 & Under youth division when he signs up to compete in the Youth Limited class in 2014. Primo Morales photo.In an effort to build relationships with other clubs and associations, the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Board of Directors has given the green light to a new "Introductory Event" NRCHA approval category in 2014.