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APHA World Show Crowns Paint Cutting Champions

The entries in the cutting classes at the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) World Show may not have been large, but the horses were still loaded with talent.
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Get Drunk N Trashy Celebrates Brazos Bash Futurity Non-Pro Win

The Brazos Bash Futurity Non-Pro finals gave Gunnatrashya’s Get Drunk N Trashy a reason to celebrate! The 3-year-old ridden by Ryan Rapp secured the Futurity Non-Pro and Limited Non-Pro titles with a pair of 216’s from the first and second go-rounds, earning a composite of 432 and check for $4,300.   The gelding also brought […]
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It’s A Tie for Cool N Hot and Rollz Royce

The 2018 Brazos Bash is in full swing at Silverado on the Brazos in Weatherford, Texas. Stay tuned for more updates from the show! 4-Year-Old Open  Rollz Royce and Beau Galyean 14S (Dual Smart Rey x Show Biz Kitty x High Brow Cat) Owner: Thomas Guinn, Philadelphia, MS Breeder: Royce Stallcup, Seymour, TX Score: 225 Payout: $19,000     […]

Westfall and Cowan Pick Up El Rancho Mercuria/NCHA World Series Titles

The cattle must have felt the electricity in the air as the loud rock music played and large crowd of spectators enthusiastically expressed their support for the six finalists in the El Rancho Futurity’s Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series Open finals. They were definitely “wound up,” trainer Russ Westfall said. Westfall rode Reyning […]
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Matt Gaines Finishes One, Two in El Rancho Futurity

Matt Gaines could not have asked for a better El Rancho Futurity after having won the Futurity Open Championship and Reserve Championship titles. Carrying him to top honors with a score of 222 was Desires Bo Monkey (Dual Rey x Playguns Desire x Playgun), a gelding bred by H.B. Bartlett, DVM, of Pike Road, Alabama, […]
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Desires A Gun Doubles Up at Cotton Stakes

Desires A Gun may be little, but she is fierce in the show pen. She proved her worth yet again at the Cotton Stakes, where she and Nadine Payne won the 3-Year-Old Non-Pro and 3-Year-Old Intermediate Non-Pro championships! “Toad,” who is by Boon Too Suen, scored a 215 in the first go-round and a 215 […]
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Olena Shes Metallic Tops 3-Year-Old Intermediate Open

When Olena Shes Metallic, a daughter of Equi-Stat Elite $21 Million Sire Metallic Cat, and Walt Erwin entered the arena from the second draw, the crowd erupted in cat-calls. The cheers grew louder as the duo put the moves on their cattle, earning the Cotton Stakes 3-Year-Old Intermediate Open title in a nine-horse field. “It was good! We cut three really […]
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The Cotton Stakes Gives Us Somethingtobelievein

The 2018 Cotton Stakes are in full swing at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe, Louisiana. The debut of a new leveling system and Tropical Storm Gordon haven’t deterred the competition, as the arena has been packed with top competitors coming back for seconds. Stay tuned for more updates from the show!   4-Year-Old […]
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Pocket Change and Highbrow Sue Bring Home the Money

The Idaho Cutting Horse Association (ICHA) Futurity wrapped up on Sept. 2, with non-stop finals loaded with talent from start to finish. When Katie Forsen Young rode out of the arena with Pocket Change, she was also carrying the title for 3-Year-Old Non-Pro Champion and a check for $4,273 to jump-start the gelding’s career. The […]
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Hashtags & Ichis My Choice Top Mercuria Finals

The Idaho Cutting Horse Association (ICHA) Futurity featured a Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting Open and Non-Pro in Nampa, Idaho. The Ford Idaho Center witnessed some of the toughest competitors going head to head with fast cattle that demanded excellence from these equine athletes. Many rose to the challenge, eliciting roaring […]