Metallic Cat x Rey Of Oak x Dual Rey) hit the ground running at the 2016 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity and advanced to both the Amateur and the Unlimited Amateur finals.Regan Plendl and Mr Metallic Rey (
The Arbuckle Mountain Futurity kicked off Feb. 20, and the 4-Year-Old Open finals, which were held Feb. 23, were jam-packed with excitement. Out of 29 horses, Game On Smooth took home top honors with T.J. Good aboard.
During the Bonanza Cutting 4-Year-Old Non-Pro finals, held on a chilly morning at the Silverado Arena in Weatherford, Texas, 17 horses and riders vied for top honors, but two Smooth As A Cat offspring took first and second place.
The Bonanza Cutting wrapped up on Feb. 18 with the Unlimited Amateur and Amateur finals. Four new champions were crowned, and both Amateur riders were first-time limited-age event winners.
The Bonanza Cutting 5/6-Year-Old Non-Pro finals took place Feb. 15 at the Silverado Arena in Weatherford, Texas, and the class proved tough. Each horse-and-rider pair gave it their all, and only one team scored less than a 210.