KR Lil Conquistador & Shawn Flairda, pictured during the gelding's final performance at the Kentucky Reining Cup • Photo by Waltenberry

Futurity Champion KR Lil Conquistador Laid to Rest

A horse that lived life to pester others and become a champion has passed away. KR Lil Conquistador, the 2005 All American Quarter Horse Congress and National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Open Champion under the hand of Shawn Flarida, was euthanized due to founder. The gelding was 16.

DOT Set to Launch Website for Agricultural Industry Transportation Regulations

Following confusion and frustration surrounding new transportation regulations, commonly known as the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced its plans to release a new website specifically tailored to the agricultural industry next week. The American Horse Council (AHC) met with the DOT, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) deputy administrator […]

Magnificent Seven Competition Returns to Western States Horse Expo

The Magnificent Seven All Around Stock Horse Competition will return to the Western States Horse Expo in Sacramento, California, June 8-10, 2018, at the Cal-Expo. This event will feature the best riders and horses from all across the country competing in the reined cow-horse competition. Each rider must demonstrate superior horsemanship skills, nerves of steel, […]

No Separating Top Two Non-Pros In Vegas Mercuria

Bill Cowan entered his first Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting event on Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. After tying for the Non-Pro Co-Championship, it’s safe to say he’s a fan.

Hickory Holly Time & Kelby Phillips Are the World’s Greatest

The World’s Greatest Horseman is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year. Every February, the best cow horse competitors gather in Fort Worth, Texas, to showcase their bridle horses in four events with hopes of claiming the prestigious title on the last day of the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration […]

Bling Brings Top Bid in Fort Worth

The Winter Premier Sale was back again at the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions. Managed by The Sale Company, the Fort Worth, Texas, sale featured more than 40 horses and Smart Little Lena semen. Hip No. 36, Boonsmal Bling, was the highest seller during the Feb. 17 event. The 2008 sorrel […]