Jamie Hill & Ryder Carpenter Split NCHA Super Stakes Classic/Challenge Limited Non-Pro

RCarpJHillBlazin Flash and Ryder Carpenter (left) tied Jamie Hill and Cat Countin Checks for the Limited Non-Pro win.As the Classic/Challenge division of the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes winds down, new Limited Non-Pro champions were crowned on Saturday, April 5, in Will Rogers Coliseum, of Fort Worth, Texas. A pair of 218s would secure the title for two horse-and-rider duos.

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Amafoxy Cat Wins NCHA Super Stakes John Deere Classic Open

ashlock amafoxycatWes and Lindy Ashlock with their 7-year-old son, Cash, daughter, Clara, 4, and Amafoxy Cat.Amafoxy Cat and Wes Ashlock bested the field by a half-point with a 217 during Thursday’s John Deere Classic Open finals at National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes to earn their first limited-age win. The Championship was worth $6,755 for owners John and Jana Thacker, of Abilene, Texas. The 6-year-old mare (Cats Red Feather x Amafoxy Sneakin x Sneakin Lena) and Ashlock also will compete in tonight’s Super Stakes Classic Open finals.

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Smooth N Cash & Jake Gorrell Win NRCHA Stakes Open Bridle Spectacular

SmoothNCash JGorrell 14SDSmooth N Cash with Jake Gorrell and owners Don & Bonnie RoloffThe National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA’s) most impressive equine athletes, the bridle horses, shined brighter than the lights of the Las Vegas strip at the South Point Equestrian Center, as the competition wrapped up in the $25,000-added Holy Cow Performance Horses Open Bridle Spectacular at the South Point Equestrian Center.

Four Champions Crowned At The NRCHA Stakes

ErinTaorminoErin TaorminoThe preliminary herd work, rein work and cow work go-rounds at the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) wrapped up Tuesday, April 2, at the South Point Equestrian Center in Las Vegas, Nev. The preliminary scores not only determine who will advance to the clean-slate finals on Saturday; they also determine Stakes Champions in four divisions: Open Novice Horse, Level 1 Limited Open, Amateur and Non-Pro Limited.

2014 AQHA/NCHA Weekend Locations Announced

aqha-ncha-weekendThe National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA), along with the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA), is pleased to announce the 2014 AQHA/NCHA Cutting Weekend locations that will host three days of fun-filled cutting action for weekend cutters. The shows kick off May 30 and run through June 1 at 25 select locations across the United States.