Beau Galyean and Stevie Rey Von (pictured at the NCHA Super Stakes) marked a 225 to win the West Texas Futurity 5/6-Year-Old Open! • Photo by Hart Photos

Galyean and Stevie Rey Von Clinch West Texas Futurity 5/6-Year-Old Open Title

Beau Galyean swung a leg over another winner at the West Texas Futurity – this time partnered with Metallic Cat son Stevie Rey Von to clinch the 5/6-Year-Old Open Championship.

Dual Smart Rey Progeny Tie It Up at West Texas Futurity!

The West Texas Futurity kicked off on Thursday, Aug. 9, in Amarillo, Texas. On Sunday, Aug. 12, the Derby Open featured 24 horse-and-rider teams competing for the title, two of which marked a 225, tying for the win. Matt Miller, aboard Carolena Reyn, and Beau Galyean, riding Rollz Royce, were both awarded a check for $8,000. […]

Faith Farris Wins Second AQHYA Cutting World Championship

Winning an American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World title is not an easy task, but winning back-to-back World titles is doubly hard. Newly crowned Level 3 Cutting World Champion Faith Farris, of Midway, Texas, is the second member of her family to win back-to-back AQHYA World titles, with her older brother, Kyle, having won […]

The Animal Powers to NCHA Summer Spectacular Derby Open Win

At the 2017 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity, The Animal and Lee Francois roared through the Open finals, marking a 225.5 that ultimately gave them the Reserve Championship. They returned to the Will Rogers Coliseum on Aug. 5 in the Metallic Cat NCHA Summer Spectacular Derby Open finals and rocked the pen again, stealing […]

Kenli Marvin’s Cinderella Story

Kenli Marvin first saw Cinderella Cat (PT) four years ago in a sale ring trotting alongside her dam, Miss Instant Choice (PT) (by HB Instant Choice [PT]). “I had a Paint Horse when I was a kid, but circumstances took her away from me. I always said I would own a Paint Horse again. Then […]

Vangilder Didn’t Take It Eazee

When Jim Vangilder rode into the arena at the Will Rogers last night, it was only the third time he had been aboard the 4-year-old gelding Take It Eazee. But that didn’t stop them from marking a 220 from the fourth draw to win the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Derby […]

Chalmers Brings Home Second Victory from NCHA Summer Spectacular

First out in the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Derby Limited Open finals was Paul Chalmers and Blue Bayou Cat. Seven competitors later, his son Justin piloted Reystylin Smooth to victory with a 220.5. “I feel really good. We just wanted to cut some good, easy kind of cattle, and not […]