Seven On Seven and Kelsey Price
Victory at the All American Quarter Horse Congress had sentimental meaning for Kelsey Price, aboard Seven On Seven. Photo by Shane Rux Photography

Seven On Seven Is Heaven In Congress first for Kelsey Price

Winning at the All American Quarter Horse Congress was an emotional experience for Kelsey Price, who rode Seven On Seven to the Congress Level 4 Non-Pro Stakes Championship in Columbus, Ohio, with a 222 score. The daughter of horse trainers, who has ridden horses since she could walk, first competed at Congress in 1998. Through […]
Cori Vokoun rode Humble And Kind at the 2019 AzRHA BOTW.

Cori Vokoun Claims AzRHA Best of the West Futurity Non-Pro Wins

Prior to the Arizona Reining Horse Association Best of the West reining, held Oct. 1-6 in Scottsdale, Arizona, Cori Vokoun and Humble And Kind had only done a couple schooling classes. The mare had been shown by trainer Kari Klingenberg at the High Roller Reining Classic, where they tied for seventh in Level 3 and […]
Andrea Fappani on Guns In My Genes at the 2019 AzRHA BOTW.

Guns In My Genes Slides to BOTW Futurity Open Title

After the Arizona Reining Horse Association Best of the West reining, held Oct. 1-6 at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Arizona, the Fappani family had a lot of reasons to celebrate. Andrea, an Equi-Stat Elite $5 Million Rider, took first and second in the Lucky 21 Futurity Level 4 Open, and his son Luca rode Spooks N […]
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Mare Power Prevails at Brazos Bash

Alexa Stent is familiar with generations of Smooth Little Bow’s lineage, and together in the cutting pen, the pair put together a fluid run on Wednesday that appeared decades in the making at the NCHA’s Brazos Bash. The dashing duo’s 431.5 composite bested the Non-Pro Futurity field at the Silverado Arena in Weatherford with runs […]
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Second Star Sighting

Following a victory at the Cotton Stakes, A Star Is Borne (Boon Too Suen x Holly Is Smooth x Smooth As A Cat) marched into the Silverado On The Brazos arena during the Brazos Bash with confidence.
Ann Fonck and Gunners Specialolena at the Americana 2019.

Americana 2019 Wrapup: Belgian Tops NRHA Field

Ann Fonck, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Million Dollar Rider from Belgium, had a good weekend.  Fonck and Gunners Specialolena (Gunners Special Nite x Dolly Jac Olena x Spat Olena), a 5-year-old mare bred by Luigi Parise and owned by Diego Dalla Gassa, captured the $44,000-added NRHA Bronze Trophy Open at the Americana 2019 […]
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Million Dollar Invitational: It’s A Draw

The Run For A Million (TRFAM) Million Dollar Invitational was billed as the biggest event in the history of reining. The Las Vegas event, held Aug. 17, didn’t disappoint.  Twelve of the most successful trainers in the sport were invited to compete for a $1 million payout, and they rode a roster of some of […]
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Freitas On Fire in NSHA Futurity Non-Pro

For the second year, Eric Freitas took the Non-Pro Futurity title at the National Stock Horse Association’s event in Las Vegas, Nevada. This time, Freitas was aboard Loves Blu Boon.

Lance Johnston Powers Through To Win NSHA Futurity

Here Comes The Boon was named in a play on the artist Nelly’s song titled, “Here Comes the Boom.” In it, the rapper says: “ain’t in it to win; to win it I’m all in.” For Here Comes The Boon’s pilot, Lance Johnston, the words are spot on target.  To win the Open and Intermediate […]

Champion Talks with Lance Johnston

Lance Johnston hit on a lucky streak at the National Stock Horse Association Futurity, Derby and World’s Richest Stock Horse event in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Lindsay, Calif., horseman rode to the Open and Intermediate Open Futurity titles on Here Comes The Boon (by Once In A Blu Boon) on Sunday, August 25. And, Johnston […]