When Hottish Metal and Adan Banuelos walk into a finals herd, it’s pedal to the metal for the entire two minutes and 30 seconds they’re in the pen, whether the pair is the first to work or the last in the evening. On May 28 at the Breeder’s Invitational (BI), where they drew up first […]
The 42nd Augusta Futurity, to be known as “The Augusta Futurity at Perry,” will be held Jan. 17-23, 2021, in Perry, Georgia.
Of the 27 horses in the The Bonanza 4-Year-Old Open Finals on Monday, only had yet to step into the herd, stallion Hit Tha Flo and Matt Miller. Miller maneuvered Hit Tha Flo, whom he had raised from a weanling and trained himself, to a 221.5, edging out Sanctus and Rodrigo Taboga by a […]
When entries for the Abilene Spectacular dramatically dropped in 2019, there was a question of its ability to continue. Were people still game for a mid-sized cutting event so soon after the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity? The question was answered when the entry numbers rolled in for 2020. The show made thoughtful changes […]
When Cash Ashlock competed in the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Non-Pro, his mount had a name that perfectly matched the stallion’s charitable history. In 2018, Reys Of Hope was consigned to the NCHA Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale by Cash’s parents, Lindy and Wes Ashlock of Abilene, Texas. The couple donated the proceeds of the […]
The 2019 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Open finals was nothing short of entertaining, keeping the audience cheering until the very end. Twenty horses and riders made it back to the finals, held Dec. 15 in the Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas. From the first draw, Twice In Santiago and Adan Banuelos […]
When Kristen Galyean and Coureygous laid down a sizzling 222 from the second hole in the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Non-Pro finals on Friday night, it was a dubious proposition anyone would catch her. That is until Brandon Westfall stepped into the arena on the second of his two horses, I Reckon So. […]
Jackson, MS – Oct. 18-26, 2019 738 Entries – $225,000 Added – $600,016.64 Total Purse Horse / Rider / Owner / Score / Finals $ / Total $ FUTURITY OPEN – 44 E. – $44,745.80 Add. – $123,132.12 TP 1) CANDY MAN (16G) / Salvador Cabral / Billy W Powell, 224, $15,050.60, $25,078.40 (Kit Kat […]
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 […]
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.