Smart Shiney Playboy & Nick Dowers Triumph in Reno-Smart Shiney Playboy almost didn't get to go to the Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity. Good thing Nick Dowers decided to go with his gut and bring the gelding along to "The Biggest Little City in the World."
Horses From VSV-Positive Counties Barred from Ohio-Horses from counties with positive cases of Vesicular Stomatitis (VSV) — including several with a large number of Western performance horses — will not be allowed to compete at next month's All American Quarter Horse Congress in Ohio, officials say.
Triumph Over Tragedy-In March, Stephany Bufe was hopeful her prized mare Bossy Minnie Pearl (CD Lights x Shiners Hot Flash x Shining Spark) would conceive and produce the futurity prospect of Bufe’s dreams. But, it was not to be. The sorrel mare, known simply as “Pearl,” won more than $2,200 in reined cow horse with Bufe. Along […]
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 […]
Champion Talks with Clayton Edsall-Quarter Horse News caught up with Clayton Edsall, of Oakdale, Calif., after he piloted Bet Hesa Boon (Bet Hesa Cat x Flo N Blu Boon x Pretty Boy Boon) to the 2019 National Stock Horse Association (NSHA) Open Derby championship