Bet He Sparks and Clayton Edsall outperformed the field in herd work to take an early lead in the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hackamore Classic at Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas. “Sparky,” the 2014 red roan stallion, the son of Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Sire Bet Hesa Cat and out of Sparking Train […]
Two successful Western performance horse breeders and a former AQHA past president are among the 2020 inductees into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame.
A cutter lobbying for changes to NCHA bylaws is planning a question-and-answer webcast next week in Las Vegas.
The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) announced two special meetings -- one for directors and another for the general membership -- will be held during the association's annual Futurity.
A task force is expected to produce a report this year exploring the concept of a regional circuit finals in the National Cutting Horse Association.
When rancher E. Paul Waggoner died in 1967, he left instructions in his will that directed his heirs on burial arrangements for American Quarter Horse Hall of Famer Poco Bueno. When that time came, in 1969, Waggoner’s estate complied with that request and set “Pokie” at rest in a plot just south of Vernon, Texas, […]
There was noticeably more color than usual at Fort Worth’s Will Rogers Memorial Center in September for the American Paint Horse Association World Championship. Among the newly crowned world champions were Steady Joe and rider Bud Lyon, the Junior Reining World Championship titlists. Among those riders and horses winning more than one World Championship during […]
He wowed right out of the gate at the 2008 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity, and the spotlight has never dimmed. Indeed, Metallic Cat has stormed the Western performance horse industry.
Dutchman Jimmy van der Hoeven packed his bags for the return trip home to Whitesboro, Texas, last week feeling fortuinlijk. Chance and good fortune as a force in human affairs — in this case, the affairs of equine and human — are as important as preparation and execution. Guaranteed A Magnum and van der Hoeven had […]
Some horses will need additional health documentation in order to attend the 2019 Lucas Oil American Quarter Horse Association World Show in Oklahoma. Officials say the rules are to prevent the spread of vesicular stomatitis.