marcosacchetti

Magnifico Finals In NCHA Futurity Amateur

marcosacchettiMarco Sacchetti and Puddy Lil PuppyMarco Sacchetti of Italy has his daughter to thank for his championship in the 2013 NCHA Futurity Amateur. Sacchetti hadn’t been around horses until about 10 years ago when he took his daughter for a riding lesson and saw a rider working a cutting horse on a flag. Saccetti was hooked on the sport, and on Dec. 9, he rode Puddy Lil Puppy to a 219 victory in the Amateur finals.

NotRufAtAll

Not Ruf At All & Jason Vanlandingham Top NRHA Futurity Open

NotRufAtAllNot Ruf At All & Jason VanlandinghamThe National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Open finals closed out the 2013 show at Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Dec. 7. More than 60 riders were mounted on world-class reining horses, all aiming for the increased $165,000 Level 4 Open Championship purse. Not Ruf At All and NRHA Professional Jason Vanlandingham, of Whiteboro, Texas, marked the score to beat from draw two in the second section of the finals. Their 225.5 held through nearly 30 more runs to claim the title.

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Colonels Smart Spook Carries Jordan Larson To Win Open Shootout

ColonelsSmartSpook JLarsonColonels Smart Spook & Jordan Larson - Photo by WaltenberryThe $75,000-added National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Open World Championship Shootout brought some of the best reining horses around to the NRHA Futurity & Adequan North American Affiliate Championship (NAAC) Show in Oklahoma City on Dec. 5.
MsWhizDunit

Mandy McCutcheon & Ms Whiz Dunit Continue Streak

MsWhizDunitMandy McCutcheon & Ms Whiz DunitCompetition at the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship Show in Oklahoma City, Okla., held Dec. 6, featured the $260,000-added Cinch NRHA Futurity Non-Pro finals. The event welcomed back 53 non-pros to compete in a clean-slate format for nearly $600,000 in cash. From the fifth draw in the second section, Mandy McCutcheon, of Aubrey, Texas, set the bar for the remaining finalists.

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Mandy McCutcheon Rides Ms Whiz Dunit To Win NRHA Futurity Non-Pro Go-Round

Ms Whiz Dunit MMcCutcheonMs Whiz Dunit & Mandy McCutcheonThe National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship is edging closer to its final weekend. The show runs through Dec. 7 at Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Okla. Mandy McCutcheon, of Aubrey, Texas, and her Ms Whiz Dunit (Topsail Whiz x A Bueno Poco Dunit) jumped to the top of the Level 4 Non-Pro standings with a go-round score of 219.

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REF Magico & Jordan Larson Top NRHA Futurity Open Composite

REFMagico JoLarsonREF Magico & Jordan LarsonSome of the world’s best riders battled it out in the final section of the nearly $500,000-added National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Open go-rounds during the NRHA Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship (NAAC) Show. The event runs through Dec. 7 at Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Okla., with the NRHA Futurity Open finals featured on the closing day.

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REF Magico & Jordan Larson Hold The NRHA Futurity Open Go-Round Lead

REFMagico JoLarsonREF Magico & Jordan Larson • Photo by WaltenberryThe first go-round of the nearly $500,000-added National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Open ended Sunday, Dec. 1, at the 2013 NRHA Futurity & Adequan North American Affiliate Championship (NAAC) Show, which continues through Dec. 7 in Oklahoma City. The high score of 222.5, marked Saturday by REF Magico (Big Chex To Cash x Skeets Genuine Miss x Skeets Peppy) and NRHA Professional Jordan Larson, held through more than 100 runs from Sunday’s section.