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Xtra Half N Half led the way at the 2019 Markel Marketplace Sale. The son of Shiners Voodoo Dr attracted a final bid of $64,000. • Photo by Kelsey Pecsek Hruska.

NRHA Markel Marketplace Sale

The sales topper at the 2019 NRHA Markel Marketplace Sale was Xtra Half N Half, a son of Shiners Voodoo Dr and out of the crack producer Creme Chic Olena. Quarter Horse News has compiled full hip-by-hip results of the Dec. 7 sale.
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NRHA Markel Select Yearling Sale

Two sons of young stallion Inferno Sixty Six topped the bidding at the 2019 NRHA Markel Select Yearling Sale in Oklahoma City. Quarter Horse News has compiled full hip-by-hip results of the Dec. 5 sale.
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NRHA Gives Amateur Trial the Green Light

Reiners with less experience have a new place to play in 2020. The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) announced Jan. 10 it has approved a trial phase for an Amateur division. The new class is intended to provide a level in which riders with less experience are more competitive. Similar to Amateur classes in other […]
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Abilene Spectacular Concludes with Solid Scores and Slick Moves

The Abilene Spectacular had plenty going on this January, with a multi-level Amateur and limited classes in the Open Division. Lance Cooper was the big winner Saturday January 11 as he and Wiskeemakesmefriskee brought home the 4-Year-Old Non-Pro Championship worth $9,000. 4 Year Old Non-Pro Wiskeemakesmefriskee & Lance Cooper16S (Smooth As A Cat x Justa […]
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Two Mares Split Abilene Spectacular 4-Year-Old Open

4 Year Old Open Co-Champion Ireydescent & Adan Banuelos16M (Dual Rey x Desires Katrina x High Brow Cat)Owner: Brumbaugh Ranches, Aledo, TXBreeder: Double Dove Ranch, Fort Worth, TX221.5 | $22,000 4 Year Old Open Co-Champion Stole A Kiss & James Payne16M (Metallic Cat x Smart Lookin Mate x WR This Cats Smart)Owner: Kathleen Moore, Madill, OKBreeder: Bradley Rogers, […]
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Metallic Cat Reputation as Sire Spreads

Offspring by Metallic Cat did plenty to enhance their father’s high standing as a sire at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity in Fort Worth, Texas. A 2019 Open finals-high six Metallic Cats competed on the final day, Dec. 15, in the 20-horse field, including eventual champion Metallic Rey Mink, who registered a 226 […]
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Try These Tips to Make Unsaddling Safer and More Efficient!

If you hate tripping over your breast collar or latigo when you’re carrying your saddle, follow along in this video while Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack demonstrates a few tips that will make unsaddling and carrying your saddle a whole lot easier. Share these tips with your friends too! It’s important to always undo […]
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Reys Of Hope is Exactly That

When Cash Ashlock competed in the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Non-Pro, his mount had a name that perfectly matched the stallion’s charitable history. In 2018, Reys Of Hope was consigned to the NCHA Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale by Cash’s parents, Lindy and Wes Ashlock of Abilene, Texas. The couple donated the proceeds of the […]