In the Stats: NCHA Futurity

The No. 1 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity money-earner is The Gemnist, who was ridden by Kathy Daughn to win the 1985 Futurity Open Championship. The Gemnist (Doc Bar Gem x Miss Fancy Zan x Black Gold Zan), a 1982 gelding whose Equi-Stat record totals $368,547, was bred by Jim and Mary Jo Milner, […]

In the Blood: Plain Catty

Plain Catty, a bay roan stallion, is this year’s National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Champion. He was shown by Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider Jake Gorrell. They had a 657.5 composite score, with a 214.5 in the herd work, 218 in the rein work and a 225 down the fence, […]

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 […]