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 […]
Three riders entered six horses in the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) Senior Working Cow Horse class on Sept. 24, and after the dust had settled, all three of Jack Wright’s entries had taken the top three spots. He rode QTs Cajun Cub (PT) to the World title, Gay Bar Drummer (PT) to Reserve and […]
Cowy Paint Horses stole the limelight at the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) World Show Sept. 21-24. The John Justin Arena was full of color as splashy tobianos and overos displayed their moves on cattle both down the fence and in the boxing. In the Junior Working Cow Horse, four horse-and-rider duos battled it out […]
There are good surprises and bad surprises. Trainer Ken Wold finding out owner Daniel Perez bought Jule Of A Time without telling him? That was a great surprise.
It never occurred to Mike Miller that the buckskin grandson of famed barrel racing sire A Streak of Fling his wife planned to train as a barrel racing prospect would be a cow horse.
After topping the Derby Non-Pro at the Southwest Reined Cow Horse Association (SRCHA) Pre-Futurity with Miss Scarlets Cat, Myles Brown came back in the Futurity Non-Pro and rode Lost Creek Heaven to the highest composite – a 435.5. He kicked off the mare’s earnings record with a $1,190 paycheck.
Myles Brown and Miss Scarlets Cat have been proving themselves in the reined cow horse pen since the 2017 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity, where they won the Limited Open and Level 1 Limited Open, placed eighth in the Intermediate Open and took 16th in the Open finals. They were also […]
The Southwest Reined Cow Horse Association (SRCHA) Pre-Futurity, held in Fort Worth, Texas, gives exhibitors a chance to get their futurity horses into the big pen before the National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity. It also draws derby competitors to the hallowed Will Rogers Memorial Complex, like Boyd Rice, who rode Quahadi to […]