NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Non-Pro Prelims Crowns Two Champions-Wes Housler made his first trip to the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity count when he rode two horses to two championships. In addition to winning the Amateur at the Hackamore Classic, he piloted a second horse to the Futurity Amateur title. Housler rode MCC Travalin Tos (MCC Travalin Cat x […]
Carol Metcalf and Annies Code Top Snaffle Bit Futurity Level 1 Limited Open-Carol Metcalf and Annies Code went down the fence on Sunday, Oct. 14, with the crowd cheering them on to a score of 214.5, which would clinch their claim to the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Level 1 Limited Open Championship. “You know, it went better than I could have even […]
NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Prelims Complete-The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Open preliminaries came to an end on Oct.15 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. They say it all comes down to the fence work, and that was demonstrated in the John Justin Arena. The last horse to work out of 209 […]
Shoe Screws-Reined cow horses are versatile, but so are their shoes. Find out what horsemen do to keep the athletes from sliding too much in the herd work.
QTs Cajun Cub Lands Second APHA World Championship-Three riders entered six horses in the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) Senior Working Cow Horse class on Sept. 24, and after the dust had settled, all three of Jack Wright’s entries had taken the top three spots. He rode QTs Cajun Cub (PT) to the World title, Gay Bar Drummer (PT) to Reserve and […]
Paint Cow Horses Make Splash at APHA World Show-Cowy Paint Horses stole the limelight at the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) World Show Sept. 21-24. The John Justin Arena was full of color as splashy tobianos and overos displayed their moves on cattle both down the fence and in the boxing. In the Junior Working Cow Horse, four horse-and-rider duos battled it out […]
Event Overview: Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity-The second-annual Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity continued to highlight the heritage of reined cow horse competition in the Western states. The event, held Sept. 10-16 in Reno, Nevada, featured an increase in entries and strong competition. Quarter Horse News was on the scene getting the scoop on all the champions.