Kristin Bacchetti was filled with a mix of happiness and a twinge of sadness after she and her outstanding boxing horse, Heart of A Remedy, won the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Non-Pro Limited World Championship.
When Metallic Train entered the John Justin Arena during the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Open Hackamore finals on Feb. 20, she already had more than $130,000 to her name. She added another $9,000 to that total after carrying Clayton Edsall to the World title with a composite 442.5 (222 rein/220.5 cow). “She was […]
Already beaming, Kaleigh King was in for a big surprise when she walked Scootin Jule Lee forward to get the all-important neck ribbon for winning the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Limited Open Bridle World Championship.
The Non-Pro Hackamore kicked off the World Champion finals on Wed. Feb. 20. Ten finalists went through the arena, and the last ones, Sydney Davis and Bobbys Playgun, rode to the highest cow work score — a 218 — and topped the class overall with their composite 428.
One lone cowgirl and her gelding SJR Smart Dancer stood their ground among nine fellow Limited Open Hackamore finalists as they rose to the top and were crowned the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Limited Open Hackamore World Champions. “It feels good!” Rebecca Sternadel said about beating “all the guys.” As she waited for […]
When Morgan Holmes and The Smart Dun arrived at this year’s National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions, a year had passed since they had last shown together, but there was no sign of any rust that needed to be removed. The duo confidently took control and marked a composite 431.5 (211 rein/220.5 […]
After winning the 2018 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity a few months ago, the NRCHA’s new president, Corey Cushing, came back to Fort Worth with a different horse — Shining CD Light — and cut, slid and circled his way to another title. He and the stallion, who has not been in […]
While the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions spotlights horses of every age, the limited-age event showcases some of the top derby horses in the sport. This year’s Tres Osos Cow Horse Derby boasted 30 entries in the Non-Pro division, and when it was all said and done, Toni Hagen Heath, of […]
Just one event remains before a Tres Osos Cow Horse Classic Derby champion will be crowned at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Leading the Derby Open with a 442.5, thanks to scores of 220.5 in the herd and 222 in the rein work, is Shiners Diamond Cat (WR This Cats Smart x […]
The Lucas Oil Dirt & Diamonds National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby kicked off the new year of competition with a bang! Held at the Murieta Equestrian Center in Rancho Murieta, California, the three-day event drew many exhibitors from a large variety of Western states and Canada. Professionally managed by Total Equine Event Management […]