For the second year in a row, Blakley Colgrove and Cat Man Blue were both in Fort Worth during the month of December. Last year, he became her horse. This year, they won a championship.
Moms Stylish Player and Kenny Platt were a force to be reckoned with at the 7 Ranch National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Finals. Platt, of Fort Lupton, Colorado, and the bay gelding nicknamed “Sprout” won three of four rounds in the Open – starting with a 227 in round one followed by a pair […]
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When Jacob Ballard decided to head out on his own as a trainer in the beginning of 2019, it’s a sure bet he didn’t think he would finish out the year with a National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Level 1 Open Championship. There was merely one horse in training at the beginning of the […]
If there was a list of people who should win a National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Finals Show Championship in 2019, it’s easy to make a case for Mia Webster to be near the top. After coming oh-so-close to winning the $50,000 Amateur World Finals Show Championship last year, the young cutter from the […]
The 53rd running of the National Reining Horse Association Futurity was history making, a young phenom from an acclaimed family of horsemen and horsewomen taking his place among the most prominent parts of the annals of the NRHA. A year ago, Cade McCutcheon sat among the spectators watching the Futurity open division, as he had […]
The $15,000 Amateur National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Finals and the World Championship race went down to the wire. In the end it was a pair of “Benjamins” — Benjamin James and Raven Benjamin — who proved victorious during the 7 Ranch NCHA World Finals in Fort Worth.. The top contenders in the World […]
German Lugo began showing cutting horses back in 2008 in his native Venezuela. He moved his tack to the United States in 2013, and has been an avid student of the game ever since. On Saturday (Dec. 7), Lugo and his bay stallion, Too Hot To Copy, aced the $25,000 Novice Non-Pro class in the […]
The $5,000 Novice World Finals is Mike Wood’s world. The rest of us are just living in it. For the sixth year in a row, Wood took home the $5,000 Novice National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Finals Show Championship. This time, he did it with Christine King’s gelding, This Isa Third. They clinched the […]
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) tried a new schedule at the Futurity Sales to give the Marketplace session a boost, and it paid off. Xtra Half N Half did his part to lift the numbers.
Suffice to say, December of 2019 won’t soon be forgotten by a bright young lady from Franklin, Tennessee, the town just south of Nashville on the Harpeth River. Next week, Blair McFarlin will graduate from Auburn University in Alabama with a bachelor’s in animal science. On Saturday, she had her biggest moment in the National […]