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Late Cutter John Rockey to be Honored at PCCHA Derby

A tribute ceremony for the late John Rockey Sr. will be held Wednesday, June 12, during the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Derby. The cutter from Palmdale, California, passed away last week. PCCHA Executive Director Phil Benadum said the ceremony will be held in the arena at the South Point Equestrian Center between the second and […]
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Im Countin On Annie Cruises to Win at The Non Pro Plus The Open

Being the first to go in a class can be intimidating to even seasoned riders, but Im Countin On Annie and Matt Miller did not let it get in their way as they cut to a score of 222 in the 4-Year-Old Open at The Non Pro Plus The Open, taking home a $10,000 paycheck.  […]
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Nearing $6 Million, Boyd Rice Leads NRCHA Derby Two-Rein Spectacular

The second day of the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Jack & Phoebe Cooke Memorial Derby, presented by Cats Picasso, is complete. Several horse show spectaculars exhibitors walked through the herd, completing their first of three events on Monday, June 10 at the Paso Robles Event Center. NRCHA Derby Non-Pro and Non-Pro Limited riders […]
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Rodeo New York Brings Western Action Back to NYC

After almost three decades, rodeo will return to Madison Square Garden in New York City. Sixty-five of the best rodeo competitors in the country will vie for a $1 million prize. The Cowboy Channel and Madison Square Garden announced that Rodeo New York will be held at the famed venue in Manhattan on Father’s Day […]
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AQHYA World Show Invitees May Need To Contact Affiliates Before Entering

Young riders who received information saying they qualified for the Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World Championship Show may need to contact their state affiliates. The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) said packets of information about the annual event, to be held Aug. 1-10, were recently sent to potential qualifiers. The packets […]
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Peppys From Heaven Laid to Rest

Peppys From Heaven, a 1987 mare by Peppy San Badger and out of Royal Blue Boon, passed away after spending her entire life owned by the same family. At 32 years old, she was humanely euthanized and laid to rest beside her dam at Larry Hall’s Cutting Horses in Weatherford, Texas.  The stout red roan […]
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Second Chance Class Offered at West Texas Futurity

The Second Chance Class at the West Texas Futurity will give riders who don’t advance to the second round of the Futurity Open another shot at bringing home some cash. The class is a jackpotted event for horses that did not advance out of the first go-round of the West Texas Futurity Open. If owners […]
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In the Stats: PCCHA Derby

The Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Derby, Classic and Challenge will take place June 7-16 at the South Point Equestrian Arena in Las Vegas.
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What’s Prestige Worth?

Fame. Honor. Esteem. Influence. Authority. No matter how you describe it, prestige is all about being in a position of prominence. Prestige is defined as “a widespread respect and admiration felt for someone or something on the basis of a perception of their achievements or quality.” In the Western performance horse industry, that used to […]