The Hes Wright On Cow Horse Clinic With Doug Williamson, presented by the Hes Wright On Partnership and Western Bloodstock, will be held April 28-30, 2017, at Diamond R Ranch in Kent, New York.
The reined cow horse discipline’s trademark fence work event is known for its thrilling qualities. But because of the speed and nature of the task, an extra element of risk is involved.
The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) membership has voted to re-elect representatives Paul Bailey, Todd Bergen and Jon Roeser for additional three-year terms on the NRCHA board of directors.
After making his mark on the Western performance horse world through 27 breeding seasons, 30-year-old Diggers Rest died on Oct. 25. The stallion was the cornerstone of owners Darren Miller and Rhoda Rein’s breeding operation in Watkins, Colorado, and his influence will continue to live on in his offspring.
Duals Lucky Charm has spent his fair share of time in the headlines lately. After winning the National Stock Horse Association (NSHA) Futurity, which is arguably one of the most competitive pre-futurities in the industry, he showed up in Reno, Nevada, to capture another win at the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity. Trainer Kelby Phillips was aboard Duals Lucky Charm for both of those wins, but who put such a great foundation on the gelding and got him pointed toward the spotlight?
Anybody who has spent much time around Patty Ralls knows she’s a one-of-a-kind woman. Her bubbly personality and token smile are unforgettable, but some may not realize just how tough the cowgirl really is. On her way to her first National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity in six years, she suffered a head injury riding Diamondz And Gold, but she never missed a beat.
It is easy to get excited by the idea of chasing a cow down the fence at breakneck speed, only to slide to a stop in front of her, turning her the other way, but where do you start?
The National Reined Cow Horse Association's (NRCHA) list of top money-earners continues to grow, as professional horseman Jay McLaughlin passes the seven-figure milestone to become the 12th NRCHA Million Dollar Rider. As of July 11, 2016, McLaughlin's earnings were $1,005,276.
Topsails Rien Maker’s May 22 death, social media forums were flooded with people adding their personal experiences and feelings about the legendary stallion. Among the many great anecdotes trainer Russell Dilday shared with Quarter Horse News (QHN) was one of his autistic son, Ace Dilday, and “Slider” at their home in Wynnewood, Oklahoma.In the days following
On Tuesday, May 24, Dilday Ranch announced the death of legendary reined cow horse Topsails Rien Maker. The stallion (Topsail Cody x Jameen Gay x Toby Gay Bar), affectionately known as “Slider” throughout the industry, was 17 years old.