Nathan Piper Was In Like Flinn at the Heritage Futurity

nathanpiper300Nathan PiperNathan Piper was In Like Flinn when he won the first-ever Heritage Futurity Open Championship, besting an 80-horse field with a score of 150.5 on In Like Flinn, owned by John and Nancy Tague. The win was good for $7,750 and a custom trophy saddle from Kyle Tack after intense competition at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, Texas, Oct. 3-6.

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Nick Dowers & Time For The Diamond Win NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Championship

timeforthediamond nickdowersNick Dowers and Time For The DiamondIn his first trip to the National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity Open finals, Nick Dowers, Dyer, Nev., claimed the $100,000 Championship aboard Time For The Diamond (One Time Pepto x Diamonds With Style x Playin Stylish), a horse he owns under the name of his family's Triple D Ranches, LLC.

Dowers, 31, piloted the sorrel stallion to a total 661 score (218.5 herd/218.5 rein/224 cow), earning a deafening ovation every time he entered the arena.


Heritage Futurity Action Continues

karykeyKary KeyOn Friday, Oct. 4, the action at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center continued with nearly 200 horses going through the gates to show in the Tellepsen and Coliseum Arena. The Novice Horse Non-Pro was the first class of the day at the Heritage Futurity Show on Friday and top honors in the Level 1 went to Kary Key on Lean N Hollywood for a score of 71.5. Carolyn Edson became the Reserve Champion of that division for her score of 70 on Vintage Nic Nac.


First Championships at the Inaugural Heritage Futurity

heritagelogoOn Thursday, Oct. 3, the first day of competition at the Heritage Futurity Show, the action was taking place in both the Coliseum and the Tellepsen Arena at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center.

The first day’s championships went to an exemplary group of competitors!


Kelby Phillips & Hickory Holly Time Win NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Intermediate Open

KelbyPhillipsKelby Phillips and Hickory Holly TimeUp-and-coming professional horseman Kelby Phillips, of Ashland, Kan., claimed the biggest win of his young career when he piloted Garth and Amanda Gardiner's stallion, Hickory Holly Time (One Time Pepto x Hickorys Holly Cee x Doc's Hickory), to the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Cinch Intermediate Open Championship Thursday, Oct. 3, in Reno, Nev.

2014 Heritage Futurity

Katy, TX – Oct. 2-5, 2014
181 Entries - $52,000 Added - $79,241.20 Total Purse


Quick To Dual Wins Brazos Bash Derby Open

quicktodualQuick To Dual, with trainer Jason Clark (right) and assistant trainer Ernesto CalvilloCompeting at their first limited-age cutting Tuesday in Weatherford, Texas, Quick To Dual and Jason Clark earned $20,000 with a 226 to win the Brazos Bash Derby Open.


Sly Playgirl Tops Brazos Bash Classic Open

slyplaygirl2Jaime and Ashley Snider with Sly PlaygirlSix-year-old mare Sly Playgirl and her career-long trainer Jaime Snider won Tuesday’s Brazos Bash Classic Open finals with a 228 to earn $20,000 with their best and perhaps last competitive cutting run.