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South Point Futurity Names Open Champions

ImLickChecks BErickson SP 13 MASouth Point Futurity Open Champions Im Licken Checks and Brent Erickson - photo by Midge AmesIm Licken Checks and Brent Erickson started about as well as a cutting horse and trainer can by marking a first-go 222 Friday then adding a 218 Saturday to earn a combined $7,586 and the South Point Futurity Open Championship with a 440 composite.


Todd Bergen & Peptos Shiney Pistol Top NSHA Futurity Open

ToddBergenFuturity Open Champions Todd Bergen & Peptos Shiney PistolAs reined cow horse trainers prepare their 3-year-olds for the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity in Reno, Nev., Todd Bergen can easily say he’s getting excited. Up against some of his future Reno competition, Bergen piloted Peptos Shiney Pistol to a National Stock Horse Association (NSHA) Futurity Open win. The show was held in Paso Robles, Calif., Aug. 15-18.

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Trea Rice and CR Sun Reys Claim NCHA Senior Youth Scholarship Championship

Trea RiceTrea RiceFort Worth’s Will Rogers Coliseum was buzzing with excitement during the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Youth Scholarship finals on July 25. The Junior and Senior divisions saw a total 53 entries, and the young riders from all over competed for championship honors. In the Senior Youth Scholarship finals, it was Trea Rice and CR Sun Reys who bested the field to take home the victory title.
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Shannon McCoy Named NCHA Senior Youth World Champion

Pepcorn SMcCoy 13AHShannon McCoy and PepcornThe youth competitors of the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) gave it all they had during the Youth World Finals, held in conjunction with the Summer Spectacular, Wednesday, July 24 in Fort Worth, Texas. The top 15 youth cutters from the junior and senior divisions rode in three go-rounds, trying for the coveted world title. Shannon McCoy and Aubrey Pigg were within one point of each other, but in the end it was McCoy who took the National Youth Cutting Horse Association World Championship.

Robert Tieperman & Matthew Dedden Share Derby Amateur Win

RobertTiepermanRobert Tieperman & Sugar FatzThe National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Amateur finals were all squeezed into a single day of cutting in Will Rogers Coliseum. The morning of July 24 in Fort Worth kicked off with the Derby Amateur, where Robert Tieperman and Matthew Dedden tied for the Championship.