Reined Cow Horse

  • CD Lights CD Lights Joins NRCHA Elite Sires -

    CD LightsCD Lights • Photo courtesy of Danny MotesAnother elite stallion has joined the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Million Dollar Sire ranks. Offspring of CD Lights (CD Olena x Delight Of My Life x Grays Starlight) officially passed the seven-figure earnings milestone in the reined cow horse arena, winning a combined $1,033,877. CD Lights is the 17th stallion to achieve NRCHA Million Dollar Sire status.

  • JaydeAtkins KaylinWheeler Reining Horse Foundation to Award Special High School Rodeo Scholarship -

    JaydeAtkins KaylinWheelerWinning the inaugural Reining Horse Foundation scholarship presented at the 2016 National High School Finals Rodeo was Jayde Atkins. In 2017, a $2,500 scholarship will be awarded again to the contestant marking the highest score in the rein work during the reined cow horse event at the NHSFR. • Photo by Stephanie DuquetteThe Reining Horse Foundation and the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) are partnering to offer a $2,500 college scholarship benefiting the competitor marking the highest reining score in reined cow horse at the 2017 National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR), July 17-23 in Gillette, Wyoming.

  • DougWilliamsonRH Hes Wright On Cow Horse Clinic With Doug Williamson -

    DougWilliamsonRHDoug Williamson and High Brow Shiner (Photo by Ross Hecox)The Hes Wright On Cow Horse Clinic With Doug Williamson, presented by the Hes Wright On Partnership and Western Bloodstock, will be held April 28-30, 2017, at Diamond R Ranch in Kent, New York.

  • PD04 KWold ThisCatsForever 17ALweb2 Going Down the Fence with Ken Wold -

    PD04 KWold ThisCatsForever 17ALweb2Ken Wold offered a few tips for putting together a successful fence run. • Photo by Alex LynchThe reined cow horse discipline’s trademark fence work event is known for its thrilling qualities. But because of the speed and nature of the task, an extra element of risk is involved.

  • NRCHA BoD Three Re-Elected to NRCHA Board of Directors -

    NRCHA BoDPaul Bailey, Todd Bergen and Jon Roeser were re-elected to the NRCHA's Board of Directors.The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) membership has voted to re-elect representatives Paul Bailey, Todd Bergen and Jon Roeser for additional three-year terms on the NRCHA board of directors.

  • DiggersRest web Goodbye to Diggers Rest -

    DiggersRest webDiggers Rest passed away at age 30. • Photo courtesy of Rhoda ReinAfter making his mark on the Western performance horse world through 27 breeding seasons, 30-year-old Diggers Rest died on Oct. 25. The stallion was the cornerstone of owners Darren Miller and Rhoda Rein’s breeding operation in Watkins, Colorado, and his influence will continue to live on in his offspring.

  • DualsLuckyCharm WillRoden Will Roden’s Big Start -

    DualsLuckyCharm WillRodenWill Roden was beaming after Duals Lucky Charm, a reined cow horse he started, won the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Open. • Photo by Abbie PhillipsDuals Lucky Charm has spent his fair share of time in the headlines lately. After winning the National Stock Horse Association (NSHA) Futurity, which is arguably one of the most competitive pre-futurities in the industry, he showed up in Reno, Nevada, to capture another win at the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity. Trainer Kelby Phillips was aboard Duals Lucky Charm for both of those wins, but who put such a great foundation on the gelding and got him pointed toward the spotlight?

  • PRalls HeadStapled Can’t Keep Her Down -

    PRalls HeadStapledPatty Ralls refused to let a laceration to her head stop her from moving toward her end goal. • Courtesy of Patty RallsAnybody who has spent much time around Patty Ralls knows she’s a one-of-a-kind woman. Her bubbly personality and token smile are unforgettable, but some may not realize just how tough the cowgirl really is. On her way to her first National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity in six years, she suffered a head injury riding Diamondz And Gold, but she never missed a beat.

  • khudsonreykdal slrwonsmartwolf Before You Purchase a Reined Cow Horse -

    khudsonreykdal slrwonsmartwolfKeri Hudson-Reykdal, pictured with SLR Won Smart Wolf, has enjoyed a lot of success in the reined cow horse pen, and she has some advice to get you off on the right foot.It is easy to get excited by the idea of chasing a cow down the fence at breakneck speed, only to slide to a stop in front of her, turning her the other way, but where do you start?

  • jay cddeeveedee Jay McLaughlin Passes NRCHA Million Dollar Threshold -

    jay cddeeveedeeJay McLaughlin & CD Dee Vee Dee • Photo by Stephanie DuquetteThe National Reined Cow Horse Association's (NRCHA) list of top money-earners continues to grow, as professional horseman Jay McLaughlin passes the seven-figure milestone to become the 12th NRCHA Million Dollar Rider. As of July 11, 2016, McLaughlin's earnings were $1,005,276.