Third Edge and the Chickasha bloodlines
Third Edge & Wes Galyean • Photo by Seth Petit

In The Blood: Third Edge and the Chickasha Legacy

Third Edge and his EquiStat Elite $5 Million Rider and trainer Wes Galyean won this year’s National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Open Derby and, shortly afterward, became one of the year’s high-profile sales when Teton Ridge purchased the stallion. Third Edge and Galyean had won two of the three NCHA Triple Crown events […]
Sam Flarida and PS Whiz On Ice at the High Roller Reining Classic

Icewater in the Veins for Sam Flarida and PS Whiz On Ice in Vegas

Amidst a field of 27 top non-pro Reiners, Sam Flarida and PS Whiz On Ice rose to the top at the High Roller Reining Classic Futurity. Flarida rode the horse to a score of 217, which won the Futurity Level 4 Non-Pro on Tuesday, Sept. 13, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The win netted Flarida $3,026 […]
Austin Shepard aboard Tezla

Tezla Zooms to Top Spot in the Cotton Stakes

No gasoline was required for sorrel gelding Tezla to navigate to a score of 221 at the Cotton Stakes in West Monroe, Louisiana with Austin Shepard aboard. The effort earned the Monty Johnson-owned horse a $9,821 paycheck and the Futurity Open Championship on Thursday, Sept. 8. “He’s an athletic horse, he can sure stop. He’s […]
Thin Mints

Beth Rockey Cleans Up at Idaho Futurity

Beth Rockey started her fall run with a bang at the Idaho Futurity in Nampa, Idaho aboard “opinionated” mare Thin Mints. With two go-rounds and a pencil finals, Rockey and the Hannah Gamble-bred horse brought home the $3,212 first-place check in the Non Pro Futurity. “My runs were pretty soft. I don’t want to downplay […]