In the Stats: SWRHA Futurity

The Southwest Reining Horse Association (SWRHA) Futurity’s leading open horse is Electric Code (Jacs Electric Spark x Hot Coded Candy x The Hot Express), pictured with Jared Leclair, who rode the 2005 stallion to show earnings of $33,100. Leclair has $723,555 in lifetime earnings, while Electric Code, bred by Janice Free, of Bondurant, Wyoming, has […]

In the Past: Catching the Glory

Seven-time National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Champion Ted Robinson catch-rode Smokums Prize (Smokum Oak x Tommie Tivio Tucker x Doc Tom Tucker), a stallion bred by Walter and Sharon Wright, of San Juan Bautista, California, to victory in the 2000 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Open finals. Robinson won his first NRCHA […]

In the Blood: Sweet Sister Cat

Sweet Sister Cat & Ty Moore, pictured at the Brazos Bash • Photo by S. Sylvester PhotographySweet Sister Cat has shown the kind of consistency all cutters look for in the arena. She is the 2017 West Texas Futurity Non-Pro Champion, the Cotton Stakes Futurity Non-Pro Champion, the Brazos Bash Futurity Non-Pro Co-Champion and the […]

In the Stats: PCCHA Futurity

The Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association’s (PCCHA) leading open horse is Boon San Kitty (High Brow Cat x Boon San Sally x Boon Bar), who was ridden to $92,624 in show earnings by Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider Eddie Flynn. The 2000 mare, bred by Walton’s Rocking W Ranch, has lifetime earnings of $555,504. She […]

In the Past: Clean Sweep

Keith Crawford and his daughter, Whitney, had many reasons to celebrate as they took home a trailer load of awesome prizes from the 1999 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity. CF Ticket To Ride (Red Ant Rey x Pines Black Ant x Great Pine) carried Crawford, of Howell, Michigan, to his second NRHA Futurity Non-Pro […]

In the Stats: Brazos Bash

Top 10 Open Horses The Brazos Bash leading open horse is Peptos Stylish Miss (Peptoboonsmal x Stylish And Foxie x Docs Stylish Oak), bred by Glenn and Debbie Drake/Big D, of Napa, California. The 2004 mare earned $46,500 at the show. Peptos Stylish Miss and Equi-Stat Elite $3 Million Rider John Mitchell tied for the […]

In the Past: The Best-Laid Plans

It has been nearly 39 years since Bob Loomis, of Marietta, Oklahoma, and Lady El Dorado, pictured in 1979 at a Wisconsin Quarter Horse Association State Show reining, won the 1978 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Open Championship. Darryl and Arlene Keener, of Olmitz, Kansas, brought Lady El Dorado (Doc’s El Dorado x Birthday’s […]