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16-Year-Old Bred to be a Cutter Instead a Prized Roper

He was after all bred by leading cutting breeders and owners Phil and Mary Ann Rapp of Weatherford, Texas, so when Main Street Boon was born in 2004, he seemed destined to become a champion cutting horse — just like his sire and dam. Instead, though, Main Street Boon (Peptoboonsmal x Playboys Ruby x Freckles […]

B.W. Pickett, Leader in Equine Reproduction, Dies at 89

B.W. Pickett, one of the nation’s pioneers in equine reproductive science, died on Feb. 27 in Fort Collins, Colorado, at age 89. Lung cancer was the cause, according to his notice of death, which described him as a scientist, philosopher, poet, cowboy and a world-class storyteller. A planned memorial at the eponymous B. W. Pickett […]
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Host Site Sought for 2021 NRCHA Derby

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) is seeking applications from venues interested in hosting next year’s NRCHA Derby, according to a request for proposal issued last week.