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Cutting Events

Bill Lacy Takes PCCHA Futurity Non-Pro Title

ThisBlondsNotEasy BLacy HHarrel102016Bill Lacy & This Blonds Not EasyThe Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA)/Holy Cow Performance Horses Futurity continued on Oct. 15 with the Futurity Non-Pro finals, where eight horse-and-rider combinations competed for the title. Bill Lacy piloted This Blonds Not Easy to top honors and collected a check for $10,000.

Amandas CD, Cromed Out Cat Tie for Derby Open Win

14241440 10157505186395599 341713083023728775 oAmandas CD (pictured) and Cromed Out Cat tied for the Derby Open title at the PCCHA Futurity. • Photo by Dawn Baxstrom The Open Derby finals at the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA)/Holy Cow Performance Horses Futurity were jam-packed with excitement, and two horse-and-rider combinations tied for the win. Geoffrey Sheehan piloted Cromed Out Cat to a 223 in the first set, then Matt Miller and Amandas CD matched their score.

Reyzin & Rapp Win Congress

Reyzin PRappReyzin & Phil Rapp, pictured at The Cattlemen's • Photo by Mirus StudioIn the final installment of the Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting this year, Reyzin carried Equi-Stat Elite $9 Million Rider Phil Rapp to an Open win at the All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio.

Metallic Rebel Takes Stakes Open title in Las Vegas

WTF03 MetallicRebel BGalyean 16SSMetallic Rebel & Beau Galyean • Photo by Suzanne SylvesterMetallic Rebel is having a year for the books. He just keeps racking up titles, and he added another championship to his résumé when he and Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider claimed the Stakes Open Championship at the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA)/Holy Cow Performance Horses Futurity.

Ichis My Choice Earns Mercuria Open Title

IchisMyChoice GSetnickaIchis My Choice & Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider Grant SetnickaIchis My Choice has been wildly successful in her career so far, and she added another title to her résumé while at the El Rancho Futurity. She and Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider Grant Setnicka were the final draw in the Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting Open finals and they did not disappoint. They marked a 229 and claimed the Championship.

Bobs Smart Badger Wins El Rancho Futurity Open

BobsSmartBadger RWestfallBobs Smart Badger & Russ WestfallTwenty-one horse-and-rider combinations took to the arena at the Murieta Equestrian Center for the El Rancho Futurity Open finals last night, and the excitement didn’t end until the last horse had left the working area. Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider Russ Westfall had two horses back-to-back in the second set – Bobs Smart Badger and Medal For Honor.

First Champions Crowned at El Rancho Futurity

IF03 DisCatsDynamite MCromer 16SNSDis Cats Dynamite and Morgan Cromer • Photo by Scootemnshootem PhotographyThe action is ramping up at the El Rancho Futurity and Foothill Fiesta in Rancho Murieta, California, and the first finals of the event were held last night. Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider Morgan Cromer and Dis Cats Dynamite followed up their win at the Idaho Cutting Horse Association Futurity with another Championship in the Derby Open after marking a 225.