When Brian Pearse needed another horse to ride to finish out the $35,000 Non-Pro World Championship race, he didn’t have to look very far to find one. He didn’t even have to look outside the family to find a good partner in Reys Hot Wheels.
Tears filled Tulsa Beck’s eyes after she finished her run in the second round of the $2,000 Limit/Rider World Finals. After two round-topping rides aboard a horse called Jet, the rider from Arizona, was the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Finals Show Champion.
Sometimes it’s better when things don’t go as planned.
The Augusta Futurity is known for its Southern hospitality, but organizers are kicking it up a notch for the show’s 40th anniversary in 2019. The $219,000-added show, slated for Jan. 12-19 in Augusta, Georgia, will feature The 40 – a new $40,000-added any-age cutting.
The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) is offering free introductory memberships to riders who have been competing in unapproved classes at weekend shows and Challenger events.
On Nov. 15, more than 1,000 3-year-old performance horses will descend on Fort Worth, Texas, for the highly anticipated National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity. These cutting prospects will make their debuts under the bright lights of the Will Rogers Coliseum, riding to the herd while spectators eagerly lean forward for a better look. Behind […]
The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA)/Lucas Oil World Championship Show kicked off on Nov. 1 at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. Amidst a tough field of competitors from across the country, Equi-Stat Elite $4 Million Rider Clint Allen, of Weatherford, Texas, piloted Pharoah And James to the Junior Cutting World Championship. The Hickorys Indian Pep gelding, owned […]
Going into the Southern Cutting Futurity Non-Pro, Nadine Payne and Desires A Gun had won two non-pro futurities, placed second in a third and her husband, trainer James Payne, had ridden the mare to the Southern Cutting Futurity Open Reserve Championship a few days before. Any pressure?
Stylish Hailee and James Payne continued to blaze through the early cutting futurities with a victory in the Southern Cutting Futurity Open Championship.
Julie Hansma, whose husband Paul is a Hall of Fame cutting rider, has been hospitalized with a head injury. Friends of the couple have started an online fundraiser to help pay her medical expenses.