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Fappanis Reign at Reining By The Bay

Luca Fappani made the Fappani name proud when he stormed the Reining By The Bay Derby Levels 4, 3 and 2 Non-Pro on July 26. Fappani marked a 226.5 on Sharp Dressed Spook, a 2014 gelding sired by Spooks Gotta Whiz and out of the mare Dolittle Lena (by Shining Spark). His multiple wins on […]
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Thecrowdlovesme Notches Second AQHA World Title

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 […]
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Katie Fox Wins AQHA World Championship on First Try

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 […]
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Working Cow Horses Steal Spotlight at AQHA World Show

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 […]
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2019 Americana to Feature World Cup Ranch Riding Open and Non-Pro

  At AMERICANA 2019, to be held in Augsburg, Germany, Sept. 4-8, there will not only be a $5,000-added World Cup Ranch Riding Open, but for the first time a Non-Pro as well – offering a purse of $3,000-added. In both classes, there will be a go-round and a finals. The Open finals will be […]
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Little Bunny Fou Fou Hops to Another Globe

Melissa Miller, of Belton, Texas, admittedly felt a bit apprehensive and had butterflies in her stomach as she rode back into the show pen on 12-year-old Little Bunny Fou Fou for the Boxing finals. The pair had narrowly escaped a disastrous wreck during their prelim run when “Bunny” tripped during run-in pattern.
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Facebook Buy Pays off With Select World Win

Cat Walks Into A Bar, more commonly known as “Grasshopper,” has added another, perhaps more influential, name to his repertoire – that of American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Adequan Select Working Cow Horse World Champion. Guiding the 4-year-old gelding to victory was owner Darleen Wood, of Goodyear, Arizona.