Modern Gun and Andrea Fappani didn’t waste any time linking up when they won the Reining By The Bay Derby Level 4 Open Championship on July 27. The pair, who had only been working together for three weeks, laid down a blistering 231.5 in the Woodside, California, sand. The win came with a $28,195 paycheck. “I […]
Sometimes it pays to listen to your parents.
Cody Gann's New Year's Resolution was to win a Junior Youth World Championship. Achieving it took until the very last run of the year.
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 […]
The National Youth Cutting Horse Association (NYCHA) World Finals show just seems to agree with Lance Cooper. Cooper, 18, won his second straight National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Senior Youth Scholarship Cutting on Friday (July 26) in Will Rogers Coliseum. Minutes after his latest win, he stood in the shade under the overhang of the […]
Will Bushaw was out for redemption at this year's National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Youth Scholarship Cutting. With some help from his horse, he got it.
Within approximately two months time, native-born Venezuelan Xavier Rodriguez, who now resides in Miami, Florida, has formed quite a partnership between himself, his 4-year-old gelding One Moore Try and trainer Steve Oehlhof. Rodriguez, the gelding, who was bred by Kathleen Moore, of Madill, Oklahoma, and Oehlhof have made their way to the pay window at […]
Since their show pen debut at the 2018 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity, where they finished sixth in the Amateur finals, Grant Martin, of Hensley, Arkansas, and CD Stylish Catt, bred by Ronald Varvera, of Fredericktown, Missouri, have been on one successful run after another — qualifying for the finals in each event they […]
As Langston Pattillo and High Stylin CD walked into the pen for the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular McAlister Assets Classic/Challenge Unlimited Amateur finals, Pattillo was just happy to be there. Sporting stiches on his chin from a bike accident a week prior that knocked him out, he was glad to […]
A stellar broodmare and two Italian owners who have long supported the sport of reining are going into the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Hall of Fame.