Reined Cow Horse

  • Smooth As Tamulena and Wendi Lund at the NRCHA Celebration of Champions. Smooth As Tamulena’s Non-Pro Bridle Title Tribute to Tenacity and Friendship - It may have taken Wendi Lund and Smooth As Tamulena awhile, but they finally captured that elusive World title in Fort Worth.   Wendi Lund had mixed feelings as she rode Smooth As Tamulena into the show pen at the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions.  As they began their Non-Pro Bridle finals […]
  • Nic N Chics and Terra Micek Former Non-Pro Bridle Champ Nic N Chics Dies at 17 - The one thing Terra Micek remembers most about first getting to know Nic N Chics is giving YouTube a lot of traffic one weekend five years or so ago. All she had known to that point was her mother encouraging her to give the cow-horse gelding a look-see because trainer Brad Lund thought, “you’d be […]
  • metallic-pearl-kelly-warner Kelly Warner Rides “Dream Horse” Metallic Pearl to NRCHA World Title - As soon as Kelly Warner rode her beloved stallion, Metallic Pearl, out of the show pen, she was on a mission.
  • trr-lucky-playgun-trail-townsend TRR Lucky Playgun and Townsend Win World’s Greatest Youth Horseman - Handier than a pocket on a shirt and quick down the fence, Trail Townsend and TRR Lucky Playgun are the 2020 Mars Equestrian World’s Greatest Youth Horseman. The accomplished youth and gray gelding sealed the deal with a 727 composite, Edging out reserve by seven points.  The title came with a $2,262 payout and a […]
  • john-swales-metallic-cat-rose Metallic Cat Rose Tops World’s Greatest Horseman - Smashing expectations and outpacing the Reserve Champion by seven points, Metallic Cat Rose (Metallic Cat x Teletrona x Little Trona) and John Swales left no question unanswered on Saturday night during DT Horses and Hastags World’s Greatest Horseman Finals.  After Swales won The World’s Greatest Horseman in 2017 on Heza Diamond Spark (Diamond J Star […]
  • emily-kent-callme-mister-mister NRCHA Youth Bridle Gets Competitive and Friendly - The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Youth Bridle finals were stacked with talented young riders. Familiar last names such as McLaughlin, Lisac and Swales graced the draw sheet. But it was Emily Kent of Jacksboro, Texas, who grabbed the title by two points, earning a 438 and edging out Cutter McLaughlin with his two […]
  • cruze-mode-alex-rose Alex Rose Finally Prevails in NRCHA Youth Limited - The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Youth Limited World Championship came down to a nail-biting conclusion Friday in the John Justin Arena. As the competitors dwindled during the awards, it was announced that the final two remaining had tied with a 430.5 — and the champion would be determined on the cow score.  When […]
  • shiners-lil-nickle-katherine-dehaan Shiners Lil Nickle Makes ‘Em Proud in NRCHA Intermediate Non-Pro Bridle - Katherine DeHaan had tears in her eyes as she led her treasured buckskin stallion, Shiners Lil Nickle, to get his photo taken after the NRCHA Intermediate Non-Pro Bridle finals.
  • Shiney Outlaw and Jay McLaughlin at the NRCHA Celebration of Champions. Shiney Outlaw Just What the NRCHA Witch Doctor Ordered - The No. 13 has gotten a bad rap over the centuries, thanks largely — the wanna-be numerologists believe, anyway — to Judas Iscariot being the 13th to have a sit at Christ’s Last Supper all those years ago. Ever since then, skyscrapers and hotels haven’t had a 13th floor, or something like that. Just stay […]
  • Sparking Metallic and Hope Miller at the NRCHA Celebration of Champions Sparking Metallic, Rider Conquer Non-Pro Hackamore - Friday’s Non-Pro Hackamore finals of the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions at the John Justin Arena came with a moral of the story. It’s amazing what happens when you just show up. Hope Miller weighed the pros and cons of making the more than 1,990-mile trip over 30 hours from Brush […]