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 […]
The highly anticipated National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions got underway Thursday, Feb. 14 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas, with the Tres Osos Cow Horse Derby Open herd work. The Tres Osos Cow Horse Derby features 4- and 5-year-old reined cow horses shown two-handed in a hackamore or […]
Two respected trainers and personal coaches in the Western performance horse world are offering a free online training series to help riders prepare for this year’s show season.
Tang N Tecate was a World Champion and two-time National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) premier event winner, but the owners of the late gelding say he was also a teacher and example of perseverance.
The Colorado Reined Cow Horse Association (CRCA) has made the decision to cancel the CRCA Last Chance Futurity due to weather precautions. The show was to be held Nov. 30-Dec. 2 at the Kiplinger Arena in McCook, Nebraska. Meteorologists predict surrounding areas of Nebraska and Colorado will receive 3-9 inches of snow in the next […]
The reined cow horse industry lost a great supporter when Dominic “Dom” Conicelli died in October. The Collegeville, Pennsylvania, resident and pioneer of reined cow horse on the East Coast was 86.
National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Triple Crown winner and freshman sire Not Ruf At All will soon see the majority of his first foal crop compete at the NRHA Futurity, which begins Nov. 22, but it won’t be the first time one of his offspring showed at a Triple Crown event. His son Ruf Cut […]
The judges may be fond of sorrel stallion Thecrowdlovesme (Smart Chic Olena x Shine Smartly x Shining Spark) with his big blaze and fancy style, but without a solid pilot, he wouldn’t have a second 2018 World Championship added to his résumé. Owner and rider Lindsay Wadhams, of Pueblo, Colorado, notched another win when she […]
First in the arena, Katie Fox and Metallic Heritage put together a solid reining pattern and electric cow work to set the standard for the other finalists competing in the Lucas Oil American Quarter Horse Association’s (AQHA) World Championship Show on Monday, Nov. 12. The pair was also the last to be standing in the […]
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 […]