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Titles Awarded at Breeder’s Invitational

Written by Alex Lynch.

Kadie Weeks Reytalic webKadie Weeks Hermes & Reytalic • Photo by Dawn BaxtromThe Breeder’s Invitational (BI) has been underway for more than a week, and on May 20, five action-packed finals brought excitement to Tulsa, Oklahoma. In the Derby Unlimited Amateur finals, an impressive group came out to showcase their abilities, but only one duo came out on top.

Changes for NCHA Youth Announced

Written by NCHA Press Release.

YouthCostumesYouth participation is an important part of the NCHA's National Championship shows, and changes to the point system have been announced. • Photo by Alex LynchThe National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) youth committee had a teleconference on May 1 to discuss Youth rules related to the National Championship shows. The committees proposed changed were approved by the executive committee as of May 18.

Lewis Wray Receives University of Arkansas Honor

Written by NCHA Press Release.

LewisWray 15SPLewis Wray • Photo by Stacy PigottLewis Wray was selected to be the 2017 recipient of the University of Arkansas Department of Animal Science Friend of the Department Award. The Department of Animal Science elects individuals who have excelled in the support of animal science, not only at the department, but also in other areas of development in the industry.

Trey Hunt Loses Fight Against Cancer

Written by Kelsey Pecsek.

UltimatelyStylish THunt 16Trey Hunt, pictured at the 2016 NCHA Super Stakes aboard Ultimately Stylish • Photo by Kristin Pitzer After months of battling cancer, cutting horse trainer Trey Hunt passed away May 14. A husband and father, Hunt left behind a loving family and an industry full of people that are mourning the loss.