Chance Harman met his future employer, Chris Dawson, four years ago after finishing a rein work round at the NRCHA Derby. This year, the assistant trainer rode the Dawson barn into the Derby winner’s circle.
Garrell Williams could feel the nerves as she rode Sparks On The Fence into the arena with the lead for the Non-Pro Limited cow work in the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby. Didn’t matter. The Arizona horsewoman was determined to do her mount justice.
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National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby Open finalist Travelin Miss Jonez (Travelin Jonez x Playin With Rubies x Lactic Playboy) and NRCHA Professional Sarah Dawson, Perin, Texas, had the high score of the Open fence work preliminaries, a 226.
Priscilla Rothwell, of Abilene, Texas, has been bitten by the cutting bug twice – first, when she and her husband, Rick, got started in the sport 30 years ago, and second this year after watching her son from the sidelines and then stepping back into the saddle. Rothwell became both chauffeur and cheerleader when her […]
Most fathers will do just about anything for their daughters, and so it was for James “Jim” Vangilder when he decided he’d hang up his cutting horse spurs 10 years ago to oversee his daughter, Grace’s, education, as well as her cutting exploits. An earner of more than $1 million, the 72-year-old Vangilder was concerned […]
It was very close, but Californian Clayton Edsall came out on top of the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) herd work preliminary round.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller unveiled a new and improved hay hotline designed to serve as a comprehensive clearinghouse for farmers and ranchers in need of hay for their livestock. The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) Hay Hotline provides an online marketplace for hay buyers and sellers, and can even help locate grazing land for […]
For the second year in a row, Step To The Light (CD Lights x Shinersdiamondjackie x Shining Spark) and Justin Wright topped the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby Open rein work preliminary round.
The first foal by the late Doc’s Hickory to be born in more than a decade hit the ground earlier this year at Oswood Stallion Station in Weatherford, Texas.
The Reining Horse Foundation (RHF) announced the recipients of $10,500 in academic and need-based scholarships for seven youth members: Nicholas Muir, of Lynnwood, Washington; Amber Edmonds, of Pepperell, Massachusetts; Morgan Knerr, of Plain City, Ohio; Jarid Walton, of Riverdale, Michigan; Terri-June Granger, of Dothan, Alabama; David Gringeri, of West Haven, Vermont; and Hope Hampton, of […]