When Debbie Crafton entered the Will Rogers Coliseum on the first of her two horses for the National Reined Cow Horse Association’s (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity® Non-Pro finals, she said she felt nothing but confidence. “I wasn’t pressured up at all,” Crafton said, standing in the arena afterward with Dualin Alittle Time. “I was just […]
As the final days of the long-awaited National Reined Cow Horse Association’s (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity®, presented by Metallic Cat, draw nearer, the field has been thinned for the show’s climactic conclusion at Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas. Below, grouped by rider but otherwise in no particular order, are the NRCHA Snaffle Bit […]
Bet He Sparks and Clayton Edsall made quick work of the National Reined Cow Horse Associations’ (NRCHA) Open Hackamore Classic, taking the event by storm with a 668 composite and earning $15,173 for owner K & L Phillips LLC of Corona Del Mar, California. “It’s great, he’s been a really good horse,” Edsall recounted, reflecting […]
Im Countin Checks is rising in the ranks of National Cutting Horse Association.
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 […]
Quarter Horse News caught up with 2019 NSHA Non-Pro Derby Champion Eric Freitas.
Quarter Horse News caught up with Clayton Edsall, of Oakdale, Calif., after he piloted Bet Hesa Boon (Bet Hesa Cat x Flo N Blu Boon x Pretty Boy Boon) to the 2019 National Stock Horse Association (NSHA) Open Derby championship
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 […]