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Not Ruf At All & Jason Vanlandingham • Photo by Waltenberry

NRHA Triple Crown Winner Sires NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Contender in First Foal Crop

National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Triple Crown winner and freshman sire Not Ruf At All will soon see the majority of his first foal crop compete at the NRHA Futurity, which begins Nov. 22, but it won’t be the first time one of his offspring showed at a Triple Crown event. His son Ruf Cut […]
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Thecrowdlovesme Notches Second AQHA World Title

The judges may be fond of sorrel stallion Thecrowdlovesme (Smart Chic Olena x Shine Smartly x Shining Spark) with his big blaze and fancy style, but without a solid pilot, he wouldn’t have a second 2018 World Championship added to his résumé. Owner and rider Lindsay Wadhams, of Pueblo, Colorado, notched another win when she […]
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Katie Fox Wins AQHA World Championship on First Try

First in the arena, Katie Fox and Metallic Heritage put together a solid reining pattern and electric cow work to set the standard for the other finalists competing in the Lucas Oil American Quarter Horse Association’s (AQHA) World Championship Show on Monday, Nov. 12. The pair was also the last to be standing in the […]
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Working Cow Horses Steal Spotlight at AQHA World Show

Matt Koch has hauled to Oklahoma City four times to compete in the American Quarter Horse Association’s (AQHA) Lucas Oil World Championship Show, and four times he’s left with a golden globe. It’s a feat few other riders can claim, and Koch calls it crazy. With a win in the Junior Working Cow Horse aboard […]
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Champions Crowned at Stock Horse World Show

The Western Horseman Stock Horse World Show wrapped up three days of competition as more than 230 riders vied for several World Champion titles. The event, hosted by Stock Horse of Texas (SHTX) and sponsored by Western Horseman, highlighted the versatility of ranch horses while they competed in cow work, reining, stock horse pleasure and […]
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EVENT RECAP: 2018 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity

Held Oct. 7-20, the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity hosted talented riders and horses from all over the country. In addition to the Futurity, the Hackamore Classic showcased horses 5 years old and younger, and events like the NRCHA Finals Reception/Hall of Fame Banquet, Kimes Ranch/TX Whiskey After Party, American Rope […]
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EVENT RECAP: 2018 NRCHA Hackamore Classic

The 2018 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hackamore Classic was held Oct. 9-17, during the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity. The show offered a full slate of limited-age divisions for horses ridden in the hackamore. Open, Intermediate Open, Limited Open & Level 1 Limited Open High Stressin Cat and Dowers Named Hackamore Classic Open Champions […]
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Ladies Lead NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Non-Pro

The second time was the charm for Hope Miller, of Brush Prairie, Washington, who came into the Will Rogers Coliseum on Oct. 19 for her second National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity ever to take home the Non-Pro Championship aboard the Dual Smart Rey mare Seven S Prettysmart. “She’s a super good […]