Thanks in part to the Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting being held with the Augusta Futurity, numbers were up at this year’s event, and many familiar names and faces returned to compete at the James Brown Arena in Augusta, Georgia. The 5/6-Year-Old Classic Open finals were filled with a lot of big names, promising a competitive class.
Non-Pro Horse of the Year and Non-Pro Triple Crown Champion Watch Me Whip, would be a special mare.From the start, Armando Costa Neto knew that Watch Me Nae Nae, a full-sister to 2016 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA)
National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity in the Unlimited Amateur, Wade Smith and Metallic Candlelit (Metallic Cat x Light My Candle x Smart Little Lena) kept the fire going at the Abilene Spectacular.Hot off their win at the
The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity allows cutters to show off their new prospects for the first time. When Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider Michael Cooper piloted Cattys Hope to the sixth-place spot in the 2016 NCHA Open finals, everyone knew the pair would be a team to watch.
The Abilene Spectacular in Abilene, Texas, allows cutters to kick-start the new year of competition and lay a foundation for the coming show season.
After a tight race between two 4-year-old mares, Ichis My Choice has emerged the victor in the contest for National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open Horse of the Year honors.
During the final round of action at the Mercuria National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Finals in Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday, Dec. 3, the retirement of three horses, including the newest Open World Champion, was announced.
The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity, held Nov. 17-Dec. 10 in Fort Worth, Texas, was the debut for hundreds of cutting’s best up-and-comers. For Matt Gaines and Second Spot, it was an event that will not soon be forgotten.