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SDP Hy Rey Bound & Clay Volmer, pictured at the 2018 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity in the cow work • Photo by Kristin Pitzer

Day One of the NRCHA Celebration of Champions LAE in the Books

The highly anticipated National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions got underway Thursday, Feb. 14 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas, with the Tres Osos Cow Horse Derby Open herd work. The Tres Osos Cow Horse Derby features 4- and 5-year-old reined cow horses shown two-handed in a hackamore or […]
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Feb. 15 Table of Contents

Features Cattle Cum Laude Morgan Cromer identifies controlling cattle in the herd as the No. 1 issue she sees when riders can’t get a cow cut in the show pen. With her advice, graduate from cutting for shape to driving the best cow out for a cut. By Kate Bradley Byars, Page 60 NRHA World […]
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Top 5 Cutting Sires

What does it take for a stallion to build a name for himself? With the quantity of top-level sires available in the Western performance horse industry today, it’s not an easy feat. Still, the cream always seems to rise and quality genetics endure. The Equi-Stat Five-Year Stallion Statistics were created to give credit where it is due […]
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A Good Bull

“A good bull is half your herd; a bad one is all of it.” I can’t tell you how many times I heard this as a kid. My father often recited that mantra to countless mare owners to get them thinking about the value of mating selection. I have now learned this principal well with […]