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Fappanis Reign at Reining By The Bay

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 […]
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Lance Cooper Takes Second Straight Senior Youth Scholarship Cutting

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 […]

Rodriguez Rides One Moore Try to Derby Unlimited Amateur Championship

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 […]
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Martin Wins NCHA Summer Spectacular Derby Amateur Championship

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 […]
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Pattillo Defends NCHA Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Unlimited Amateur Title

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 […]
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NCHA Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Amateur Ends in Tie

The Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Amateur boasted 21 entries split into two sets, and from each set one horse-and-rider team rose to the top. By the time the class ended, their matching scores had not been topped. In set No. 1, Bridget Trenary rode Brenda Rreys to a 218 […]