The day before Mother’s Day, Highbrow Supercat, a distinguished mom herself, was laid to rest. The mare had been in colic surgery at Oakridge Equine Hospital in Edmond, Oklahoma, but didn’t recover and passed away May 11.
The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) announced Tuesday, May 14, that Ora Diehl was elected as the organization’s vice president for the 2019-2020 term. She will officially assume the responsibilities of her office during the NCHA Convention, scheduled for May 31-June 2.
Gold medal-winning reiner Yellow Jersey is heading overseas.
The Run For A Million reining will once again be debated by the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) when it comes before the group’s Board of Directors this week. At issue is the long-term impact the lucrative invitational show could have on the NRHA’s earnings records and milestones.
At least three major limited-age cuttings plan to offer leveled classes this year. Officials hope testing the leveling system proposed during last year’s National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Convention will give insight into how well the class-restructuring system works.
The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is offering continuing education events focusing on horse respiratory disorders, ophthalmology and sports medicine.
Purse money from a million-dollar reining invitational planned this summer in Las Vegas will count towards a horse’s lifetime National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) earnings, the organization announced.
Foals by reiner Hollywoodstinseltown have helped their father hit a new sire record. The palomino son of the great Hollywood Dun It is now a National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Two Million Dollar Sire.
The death of a National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open World Champion and million-dollar producer has the Western performance horse industry in mourning. Bet Yer Blue Boons, an earner of $350,615, reportedly died at the age of 29 on May 1 due to complications from colic.
The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) has hired a new finance director.