The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular kicked off on July 16, and the first final to take center stage was the John Deere Open. The competition was tough, but Grant Simon edged out the rest of the group.
As the Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting reaches the halfway point this year, the competition is as fierce as ever. Fort Langley, British Columbia, Canada-based cutter Travis Rempel kept the glory at home when he topped the Calgary Stampede installment of the event riding This Cats Max.
The semiannual National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA)/Western Bloodstock Showdown In Cowtown slot cutting that was scheduled for this month in conjunction with the NCHA Summer Spectacular has been cancelled. The suspension of the event, which was decided in early June, means a substantial amount of money that was paid out in 2015 will not change hands this year.
The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Affiliate Grass Roots Cutting program, started in 2013, has been growing in popularity each year. The shows, started as a way to give people a fun, low-cost introduction to cutting, are generally held in conjunction with weekend shows around the country. But on July 23, a grass roots cutting will be held during a major limited-age event for the first time.
With little fanfare, the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) has discontinued its longstanding NCHA Weekend event. The cancellation of the program was mentioned during the open show committee meeting on Friday, June 24 at the NCHA Convention.
In late June, Rocking K Productions announced that The Mane Event III, scheduled for Aug. 16-21 at the South Point Equestrian Center in Las Vegas, had been cancelled. The official notice, posted on southpointcutting.com, cited concerns over cattle costs.
Breeder’s Invitational Derby Open Championship with Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider Grant Setnicka, Constance Jaeggi piloted the mare to the Derby Non-Pro Championship at the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Core Balance Derby and Classic/Challenge. The duo marked a 223 and earned a check worth $9,319.About a month after Ichis My Choice took home the
After the limited-age event classes wrapped up for the day on Saturday at the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Core Balance Derby and Classic/Challenge, the Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting kicked off with an exciting opening ceremony that helped honor U.S. war veterans and recognize the accomplishments of each finalist.