Matt Koch has hauled to Oklahoma City four times to compete in the American Quarter Horse Association’s (AQHA) Lucas Oil World Championship Show, and four times he’s left with a golden globe. It’s a feat few other riders can claim, and Koch calls it crazy. With a win in the Junior Working Cow Horse aboard […]
The Western Horseman Stock Horse World Show wrapped up three days of competition as more than 230 riders vied for several World Champion titles. The event, hosted by Stock Horse of Texas (SHTX) and sponsored by Western Horseman, highlighted the versatility of ranch horses while they competed in cow work, reining, stock horse pleasure and […]
Held Oct. 7-20, the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity hosted talented riders and horses from all over the country. In addition to the Futurity, the Hackamore Classic showcased horses 5 years old and younger, and events like the NRCHA Finals Reception/Hall of Fame Banquet, Kimes Ranch/TX Whiskey After Party, American Rope […]
The 2018 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hackamore Classic was held Oct. 9-17, during the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity. The show offered a full slate of limited-age divisions for horses ridden in the hackamore. Open, Intermediate Open, Limited Open & Level 1 Limited Open High Stressin Cat and Dowers Named Hackamore Classic Open Champions […]
It’s hard enough preparing one horse for the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Open finals, held Oct. 20 in the Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas. Corey Cushing, therefore, had his work cut out for him with four finalists to ride.
A sorrel yearling colt was the star of the two-day National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Sales, hosted by Western Bloodstock Ltd. in Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 19-20. He earned a round of applause from sale attendees when the hammer fell at $100,000.
The second time was the charm for Hope Miller, of Brush Prairie, Washington, who came into the Will Rogers Coliseum on Oct. 19 for her second National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity ever to take home the Non-Pro Championship aboard the Dual Smart Rey mare Seven S Prettysmart. “She’s a super good […]
Held at the same time as the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity, the Hackamore Classic placed a spotlight on hackamore horses Oct. 17 during the Open rein and cow works.
The weather in Fort Worth, Texas, during the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hackamore Classic Non-Pro rein and cow work may have been chilly and wet, but inside the John Justin arena, riders were firing out their best performances. After the dust settled, five riders were crowned the champion in their divisions. “It’s a […]
Wes Housler made his first trip to the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity count when he rode two horses to two championships. In addition to winning the Amateur at the Hackamore Classic, he piloted a second horse to the Futurity Amateur title. Housler rode MCC Travalin Tos (MCC Travalin Cat x […]