NRCHA) World's Greatest Horseman Championship finals, held Saturday, Feb. 22, in Fort Worth, Texas, came down to the very last fence run. The showdown in Cowtown ended with Spearman, Texas, professional Boyd Rice capturing the $25,000 World's Greatest Horseman Championship by a half-point aboard Oh Cay N Short.True to form, the National Reined Cow Horse Association (
Cattalou and Beau Galyean, Derby Open Champions at last June’s Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Derby in Las Vegas, experienced good fortune again Friday as Arbuckle Mountain Futurity 5/6-Year-Old Open Champions with a 222 finish worth $15,116.
Celebration of Champions, held Feb. 14-22 at the Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, Texas, began with the Aaron Ranch Cow Horse Classic, a three-event herd work, rein work and cow work derby for 4- and 5-year-old horses, shown in the snaffle or hackamore.The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA)
NRCHA Celebration of Champions, aboard Checkn Out The Ladys (Im Countin Checks x No Lady Wood x Zack T Wood).In only his second time to show at a major National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) limited-age event, Parke Greeson, of Lubbock, Texas, won the Aaron Ranch Cow Horse Classic Derby Amateur Championship, held in conjunction with the
Bonanza Cutting 5/6-Year-Old Non-Pro finals. Rust and 5-year-old Dual Smart Rosie (Dual Smart x Spins Peppy Poco x Docs Spinifex), bred by Greg and Angie Jolly, of Weatherford, Texas, secured their first limited-age win after making several finals and earning $40,833 together last year.Wade Rust and Dual Smart Rosie, a mare who helped him top $1 million as a cutting rider last year, each added $14,600 to their career earnings Friday in Glen Rose, Texas, with a 222 that topped the
The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) cutting show is one of the biggest horse events the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo hosts each year. Held in the Expo Hall, cutters tried for their share of $67,000 in added money. Texas youth also competed for a total of $30,000 in scholarships. These scholarships were awarded to the top three average scores out of the two Senior Youth classes combined. The scholarships were presented Feb. 9 to Marley Wood, of Stephenville, Texas; Bailey Reina, of Wharton, Texas; and Tyler Johnson, of Granbury, Texas.
Bonanza Cutting 4-Year-Old Non-Pro Champions. The Weatherford, Texas resident and the gelding she bought in mid-November tied for sixth at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity in Fort Worth, Texas, to earn $46,709 during their first show.Kelle Earnheart and Hiasacat marked a final-round 219 Thursday in Glen Rose, Texas, to earn $12,800 as the
Creedence Clearwater, a 5-year-old mare ridden by Lloyd Cox, and 6-year-old mare Starlight Starbrite, ridden by Jason Clark, tied for Tuesday’s 5/6-Year-Old Open title at the Bonanza Cutting in Glen Rose, Texas, with 220.5 scores to earn identical $19,850 checks.
Bonanza Cutting finals with a pair of 217s in the preliminary rounds, Shesa Metallic Star and Wesley Galyean marked a finals-best 220.5 to earn $37,000 as 4-Year-Old Open Champions at the Glen Rose, Texas limited-age show. The victory boosted Shesa Metallic Star's early-career earnings to $50,462. Don and Joetta Bell, of Weatherford, Texas, own the winner, who was bred by Sunrise Ranch, of Fayetteville, Ark.After reaching Monday’s