The National Western Stock Show (NWSS) is excited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fan-favorite RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining in 2020. The main event will be held during the opening weekend of the 114th NWSS at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 12, in the CINCH Arena in the Events Center. Plans are coming together […]
Brad and Amanda Kelly and their Adh Mor Ranch enjoy supporting kids in the name of their stallion, PS Mega Shine Chic, affectionately known as “Crush.” Their focus on youth continues at the Tulsa Reining Classic with a new sponsorship — “Crushing the Fees” — through which all youth entry costs will be paid. In other […]
As draw No. 2 in the 17-head Derby Limited Open finals at the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular, The Kwack Shack, a gelding bred by PJ Cutters LLC and owned by Anderson Cattle Co., of Victoria, Texas, and Pedro Ornelas impressed the judges to the tune of a 222. The score […]
The Rocky Mountain Reining Horse Association Summer Slide Futurity took place at the National Western Events Center in Denver, July 24-31. Futurity Level 4 Open & Stallion Stakes Level 4 OpenHollys Hijacker & Franco Bertolani16S (HF Mobster x Conquista Holly x Conquistador Whiz)Breeder: Ingalls Land & Livestock, Midland, TXOwner: Quarter Dream SRL, Aubrey, TXScore: 225.5Payout: […]
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.