Arbuckle Mountain Futurity

  The Arbuckle Mountain Futurity, held in Ardmore, Okla., started Wednesday, Feb. 20, with the 5/6-Year-Old Open first go-round. It will wrap up Monday, Feb. 25, with the Non-Pro finals. Quarter Horse News updates can be found on the website and on Facebook.   You can check the draw, results and live webcast online.

Florida Reining Classic

Draws are up for the Florida Reining Classic, set for Feb. 19-24 in Tampa, Fla. You can find the LIVE webcast and more details online as well.
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McDavids Hire Clint Allen

mcdavids allen clarkClint Allen, Stacie and David McDavid, and Jason ClarkClint Allen, cutting’s top Open rider in 2011 and an earner of about $3.5 million the past 11 years, has teamed up with David and Stacie McDavid, Fort Worth, Texas, Equi-Stat’s fifth-ranked cutting owners during the 2012 season.

Rita Crundwell Sentenced

  Former Dixon, Ill., comptroller Rita Crundwell was sentenced to 19 1/2 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $54 million from the community.     The Chicago Tribune has the full story.    

Bonanza Cutting

For complete draws and results of the Bonanza Cutting, held Feb. 8-16, visit their website.     For stories about the winners, visit quarterhorsenews.com and pick up the April 1 issue of Quarter Horse News.  
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Stylish Rey Dies

smartlittlelenaheadshot2Stylish ReyStylish Rey, an National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open Futurity finalist and young sire, died Jan. 28 at age 12. Stylish Rey has excelled as a stallion, with foals earning a combined $274,312 as cutters and working cow horses through early 2013, according to Equi-Stat records.

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NRHA Announces New Hall of Fame Inductees

At the most recent National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Board of Directors meeting, Feb. 9, in Oklahoma City, Okla., the NRHA Hall of Fame Committee recommended nominees for induction into the NRHA Hall of Fame. The Board approved to honor NRHA past President Rick Weaver and NRHA Senior Director of Publications Carol Trimmer as the Hall of Fame’s newest inductees.

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2013 NRHA Handbook Available

nrha_webThe 2013 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Handbook is available for worldwide reining enthusiasts via online, print and iPhone app versions. The 2013 NRHA Handbook includes NRHA bylaws, rules, regulations and judges’ guide along with the standard NRHA Patterns.
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2013 NRHyA Officers Announced

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2013 NRHyA President Emma Holbrook
The National Reining Horse Youth Association (NRHyA) announced their 2013 NRHyA officer team on January 31. NRHyA’s 2013 officers include President Emma Holbrook of Oklahoma, Vice-President Jaclynn Brooks from Utah, Secretary Shaelyn Vering of Nebraska, Treasurer Claire Dittrich from Nebraska, and Historian Amy Stoney from Colorado.