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Photo by Lillian Kent

Mare Power Prevails at Brazos Bash

Alexa Stent is familiar with generations of Smooth Little Bow’s lineage, and together in the cutting pen, the pair put together a fluid run on Wednesday that appeared decades in the making at the NCHA’s Brazos Bash. The dashing duo’s 431.5 composite bested the Non-Pro Futurity field at the Silverado Arena in Weatherford with runs […]
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Second Star Sighting

Following a victory at the Cotton Stakes, A Star Is Borne (Boon Too Suen x Holly Is Smooth x Smooth As A Cat) marched into the Silverado On The Brazos arena during the Brazos Bash with confidence.
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The Kwack Shack Claims Derby Limited Open at NCHA Summer Spectacular

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 […]

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 […]
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Regan Plendl Keeps Streak Alive with Summer Spectacular Victory

Regan Plendl and Cats Lightning Rey continued their streak of wins as they thundered to a 220, winning the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Metallic Cat Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Non-Pro finals.  “The crowd tonight, they were pulling for me, so that was cool,” Plendl said.  Plendl and Cats Lightning Rey (NRR Cat King Cole x […]