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National Cutting Horse Association Executive Director Kirk Slaughter intends to leave the organization. * Photo by Molly Montag.

NCHA Executive Director Kirk Slaughter Resigns

The new executive director of the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) has announced his resignation.
AHC workforce survey seeks input on horse industry labor needs

Group Seeks Input on Equine Industry Workforce Needs

The American Horse Council (AHC) is asking horse industry participants to take a survey assessing labor and workforce needs in the equine world. At the recent AHC Annual meeting, attendees heard a proposal regarding the idea of the equine industry building a national network of “hosts” to offer an apprenticeship and/or certificate program to train […]
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Triumph Over Tragedy

In March, Stephany Bufe was hopeful her prized mare Bossy Minnie Pearl (CD Lights x Shiners Hot Flash x Shining Spark) would conceive and produce the futurity prospect of Bufe’s dreams. But, it was not to be. The sorrel mare, known simply as “Pearl,” won more than $2,200 in reined cow horse with Bufe. Along […]
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Road to the Horse to Host First Collegiate Colt Starting Challenge

In the spirit of a legacy of a passion for education crafted over the past 15 years, Road to the Horse will debut a unique competition for college riders early next year in Fort Worth, Texas. Road to the Horse, in conjunction with the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo and Western Horseman, will host the […]