Reined Cow Horse

  • Buckskin Colts Bring Top Dollar in Cowtown - During the first National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales held in Fort Worth, Texas, flashy horses with solid pedigrees proved most valuable. Managed this year by Western Bloodstock, the sales took place Oct. 13-14.
  • Gorrell Clinches First Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Championship with Plain Catty - What a year for National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Professional Jake Gorrell, of Hanford, California. He achieved Million Dollar Rider status in August, and then rocked the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Open finals fence work in Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday, Oct. 14. He rode Plain Catty to score a stupendous 225, clinching his first […]
  • Tammy Jo Hays Crowned NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Discount Tire Non-Pro Champion - Tammy Jo Hays collected her third National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Non-Pro Championship last night when she marked a composite score of 650 on Hat Six Keep Sparkin to win $20,359.  As the second-to-last rider out in the cow work of 17 Non-Pro finalists, Hays had to give it everything she […]
  • Ima Smart Catt and Brad Lund Top Intermediate Open - LaCygne, Kansas, horseman Brad Lund, riding Ima Smart Catt (WR This Cats Smart x Shiney Patrona x Shining Spark) for owner Cudd Quarter Horses of Woodward, Oklahoma, won the 2017 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity CINCH Intermediate Open Championship on Thursday, Oct. 12 in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Shine Smarter Proves Smartest at Hackamore Classic - The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hackamore Classic spent its first year in Fort Worth, Texas, and it was a show to remember. The premier event wrapped up Wednesday, Oct. 11, when Shine Smarter carried Sarah Dawson to the Open Championship. Dawson, of Aubrey, Texas, rode the 5-year-old mare (WR This Cats Smart x […]
  • NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Prelims Complete - The National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity Open preliminaries are complete in Fort Worth, Texas. The top 25 horses of the nearly 230 who competed in the preliminaries will advance to the clean slate finals and a chance at the $125,000 top prize on Saturday, Oct. 14, in the historic Will Rogers Coliseum. 
  • NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Herd Work Prelims Complete - At the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity in Fort Worth, Texas, horses and riders in the Futurity Open divisions completed the second leg of preliminary competition, the herd work, on Sunday, Oct. 8. Two offspring of NRCHA Million Dollar Sire WR This Cats Smart earned identical 222 scores to share the […]
  • UPDATE: Colorado Barn Fire Suspect in Custody - A man suspected of starting a barn fire last week that killed four horses, including three sons of Shining Lil Nic, is in custody in another state, officials say.
  • SLIDESHOW: Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity Hall of Achievement Banquet - The Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity Hall of Achievement Banquet took place Sept. 14 at the Silver Legacy Hotel & Casino in Reno, Nevada. Bobby Ingersoll was the man of the hour. Click on any photo to begin slideshow.
  • NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Rein Work Prelims Complete - The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Open rein work preliminaries wrapped up Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, Texas.