A Star Is Borne and Michael Cooper, a cowboy from Bucyrus, Kansas, rode away with the $10,100 grand prize in the Futurity Open of the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Cotton Stakes on Thursday in West Monroe, Louisiana. A Star Is Borne, a mare, is by Boon Too Suen and out of Holly Is Smooth […]
Iminent Cat, with Italian Maurizio Battista Sandei on the reins, bested 11 finalists to win the $6,822-added Non Pro division with a 150 at the European Championship Cutting portion of the Americana in Augsburg, Germany. Iminent Cat is a 7-year-old gelding by Metallic Cat and out of Peekaboon (by Freckles Playboy). He was bred by […]
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The American Horse Council (AHC) is asking horse industry participants to take a survey assessing labor and workforce needs in the equine world. At the recent AHC Annual meeting, attendees heard a proposal regarding the idea of the equine industry building a national network of “hosts” to offer an apprenticeship and/or certificate program to train […]
New rules limiting the number of horses competitors can show in certain classes will be discussed next week at a special meeting of the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Executive Committee, an official says.
Adan Banuelos had two good reasons to celebrate at the Idaho Cutting Horse Association (ICHA) Futurity in Nampa after riding Armani Blue to victory in the Futurity Open finals and Badboonarising to the 4-Year-Old Open winner’s circle. Also claiming two aged-event championships at the Ford Idaho Horse Park was Elizabeth Quirk, who rode Dressedin Smartstyle […]
The National Youth Cutting Horse Association (NYCHA) is going to look a little different this time next year, officials say.
In March, Stephany Bufe was hopeful her prized mare Bossy Minnie Pearl (CD Lights x Shiners Hot Flash x Shining Spark) would conceive and produce the futurity prospect of Bufe’s dreams. But, it was not to be. The sorrel mare, known simply as “Pearl,” won more than $2,200 in reined cow horse with Bufe. Along […]
Earlier this year, Elementa joined the Tulsa Reining Classic as the sponsor of the Open Derby, which features $34,000 in added money. The Elementa Open Derby completes a busy week, and Casey Deary and Lonely At The Top won the class with a 225.5. That earned a check for $6,563, a Bob’s Custom Saddle, and […]
Feature Unbridled PassionKelly Crum is a wedding dress manufacturer by day, and an impassioned horse breeder and agriculturist during, well, every waking moment. By Bridget Kirkwood, Page 64 Gettin’ Personal With … Shorty KogerThis Oklahoman has cut quite a figure in the Western industry with hat tricks up her sleeve. By Kelli Kissack, Page 88 […]
Sponsored by Standlee Premium Western Forage Written by Dr. Stephen Duren We have all heard the terms: “feeling their oats,” “high,” “fizzy,” “hot” and “hyper.” All terms used by horse owners to describe the effect that grain or certain feeds seem to have on the behavior of their horses. Does feeding management or individual feed […]