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Kevin and Stephany Bufe had their hands full showing off Bossy Minnie Pearl’s ribbons from the 2018 Fort Worth Stock Stow and Rodeo Horse Show. • Photo courtesy of Stephany Bufe.

Triumph Over Tragedy

In March, Stephany Bufe was hopeful her prized mare Bossy Minnie Pearl (CD Lights x Shiners Hot Flash x Shining Spark) would conceive and produce the futurity prospect of Bufe’s dreams. But, it was not to be. The sorrel mare, known simply as “Pearl,” won more than $2,200 in reined cow horse with Bufe. Along […]
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Tulsa Reining Classic Elementa Derby Open Champions Reign

Earlier this year, Elementa joined the Tulsa Reining Classic as the sponsor of the Open Derby, which features $34,000 in added money. The Elementa Open Derby completes a busy week, and Casey Deary and Lonely At The Top won the class with a 225.5. That earned a check for $6,563, a Bob’s Custom Saddle, and […]
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Calming Feeds for Performance Horses?

Sponsored by Standlee Premium Western Forage Written by Dr. Stephen Duren We have all heard the terms: “feeling their oats,” “high,” “fizzy,” “hot” and “hyper.” All terms used by horse owners to describe the effect that grain or certain feeds seem to have on the behavior of their horses.  Does feeding management or individual feed […]
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Tulsa Reining Classic ARC Winners Rack Up Prizes

In addition to numerous opportunities for aged event horses, the Tulsa Reining Classic features a full slate of National Reining Horse Association classes, and also hosts the South Central Affiliate Regional Championships. The top ten finishers in each of the ARC classes earn a spot at the North American Affiliate Championships, which will be held […]
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Mandy McCutcheon Clinches XCS Ranch Futurity Non-Pro Championship

Mandy McCutcheon won the SmartPak Non-Pro Derby on Thursday, and returned to the Ford Truck Arena at the Tulsa Reining Classic to win the XCS Ranch Non Pro Futurity. McCutcheon won the day’s title on Special Nite Movz with a score of 216. It was the three-year-old reiner’s first event, although McCutcheon used the Toyon […]
Shona Dufurrena and Ricky N Reyd at the AQHA Adequan® Select World Championship Show.

AQHA Select Show Winners Have Right Ingredients

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Adequan® Select World Championship Show, the world’s largest, single-breed world championship horse show open exclusively to amateur exhibitors age 50 and over, kicked off Monday and will conclude Saturday. This is the first year for the Select World Show to have been held at the Will Rogers Memorial Center […]
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NRHA Executive Committee, Board Approve Eligibility Policy

In the aftermath of the highly successful The Run for a Million and the Million Dollar Invitational, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Executive Committee and Board of Directors met in Las Vegas to discuss topics surrounding the goal of growing reining worldwide. One highlight was the unanimous approval of the 2020 NRHA Worldwide Eligibility […]
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Tulsa Reining Classic SmartPak Derby Non-Pro Winners Determined

The SmartPak Derby Non-Pro at the Tulsa Reining Classic featured $26,000 in added money, and the one-go format meant every entry was riding for a win. In the end, it was National Reining Horse Association $2 Million Rider Mandy McCutcheon who took home top honors with a score of 221.5, winning $5,244. “I thank SmartPak […]