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Bet Hesa Cat is following nicely in the footsteps of his royal bloodline. Photo by Darrell Dodds

Bet Hesa Cat Climbs into Elite Air as NRCHA Million Dollar Sire

Amid the COVID-19 national emergency was this piece of news announced by the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA). Stallion Bet Hesa Cat is the organization’s newest Million Dollar Sire. The 2006 red roan stallion, who is owned by the Bet Hesa Cat Syndicate and stands at the 6666 Ranch in Guthrie, Texas, has sired […]

NCHA Foundation Launches New Digital Scholarship Portal

The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Foundation has launched a new digital scholarship portal.   This portal will offer greater accessibility to scholarship information and will be used for 2020 scholarship applications which opened April 1. These scholarships are open to current National Youth Cutting Horse Association (NYCHA) members in good standing. Capabilities of this new […]
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NCHA Announces Members Hall of Fame Inductees

The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) has selected four members who have made “outstanding and unusual contributions” to the NCHA Members Hall of Fame. CW “Bubba” Cascio, Frank Merrill, Alice Walton and Bronc Willoughby are the newest members to join the exclusive assembly of the NCHA, each judged to have exemplified the requisite requirements.  As […]
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UWRF Colt Sale Moves Online, Up A Month Due To COVID-19

The annual sale of 2-year-olds trained by students at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF) will be held online in early April. Officials were forced to suspend the colt-training course and move the UWRF Colt Sale up a month and online due to COVID-19.
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NRHA Suspends World Title Race

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Executive Committee and Board of Directors has decided to suspend the world title race through next month. Any money won from March 14th — April 30th, 2020 will not count towards World Title standing, according to the NRHA. “NRHA-approved events may occur during this time, but the earnings won’t […]
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Tuffs Junie — Mother of Junie Wood, Woody Be Tuff — Dies

The Western performance horse world has lost another of its great performers and producers.  Tuffs Junie, a 31-year-old mare bred by Boyd Summerhays of Sandy, Utah, and owned by Craig Crumpler of Wichita Falls, Texas, was humanely euthanized on Thursday. Crumpler, who purchased “Junie” as a 4-year-old from her breeder, said: “She was the sweetest, best […]