1999 NRHA Futurity Non-Pro Champion Keith Crawford and his daughter, Whitney • Photo by Waltenberry

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 […]

In the Blood: All American Vintage

All American Vintage made his debut in the reining arena with a win in the Hollywoodstinseltown Futurity Level 4 Open at the Tulsa Reining Classic on Sept. 2. His guide for the win was Equi-Stat Elite $4 Million Rider Andrea Fappani. They scored a 224 to win $14,345 for owner Morris Kulmer. The 2014 colt, bred […]

In the Stats: High Roller Reining Classic

The High Roller Reining Classic’s leading open horse is Not Ruf At All (A Sparkling Vintage x All Ruffed Up x Lil Ruf Peppy), a 2010 stallion bred by Petra Zeitler, of Aubrey, Texas, who has won $51,067 at the Las Vegas show. The stallion, who has lifetime earnings of $456,530, was ridden by Jason […]

In the Blood: Sanjo Playn Jacks

Craig Thompson, an Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider, and Sanjo Playn Jacks scored a 221.5 to win the West Texas Futurity 3-Year-Old Open. The win was worth $13,500 for owner Barnwell Ramsey, of Huntersville, North Carolina. Barnwell, a cutter with Non-Pro and Amateur earnings of more than $144,000, and Thompson are no strangers to the […]

In the Past: Oh Cay N Short & Boyd Rice

  The excitement is building among reined cow horse enthusiasts as the dates of the first National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity to be held in Fort Worth, Texas, are just a little more than a month away. A decade ago, Equi-Stat Elite $5 Million Rider Boyd Rice won his first NRCHA […]