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.
It is never easy to lose a great horse, but when her death comes unexpectedly and long before anyone predicted, it is nothing short of devastating. The reined cow horse industry felt the shock of that blow today when Nancy Crawford-Hall’s Holy Cow Performance Horses announced that Starlight Kisses passed away April 30.
Legendary reined cow horse trainer Ron Ralls is the featured guest on the April 1 release of Horsemanship Radio. In the interview, Ralls shares the basis for the success that has resulted in his induction into the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hall of Fame.
WR This Cats Smart and Gallo Del Cielo as the two newest members of this elite group. Foals by these two stallions have broken the seven-figure earnings mark in the reined cow horse arena, making them the 15th and 16th horses to achieve NRCHA Million Dollar Sire status.The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) continues to add the names of exceptional stallions to its Million Dollar Sire list, proudly welcoming
In the spirit of the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) reaching out to youth across the country, a Texas affiliate is helping to educate cow horse riders in the 4-H ranks. The Southwest Reined Cow Horse Youth Association (SRCHyA) recently sponsored a clinic during the Texas State 4-H Horse Show in Abilene. Trainer Shawn Hays teamed with SRCHyA board members Reece Rosenaur and Paden Jarosz to discuss both the reined and cow portion of the class.
The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) recently addressed the issue of crowdfunding – the practice of raising money for a project or venture using a widespread internet appeal – and whether this is an acceptable method for a non-pro competitor to pay show fees.