Chance Harman and Sheza Crackin Me Up won their second premier event title this year at the NRCHA Derby• Photo by Primo Morales.

Harman Cracks NRCHA Derby Winners Circle

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.

Williams Rides Horse Of Lifetime To NRCHA Derby Championship

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.

Rothwell Finds Success at The Non Pro Plus The Open

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 […]

Vangilder and Plendl Ride to Top Placings at The Non Pro Plus The Open

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 […]

Texas Department of Agriculture Announces New Hay Hotline Website

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 […]

Reining Horse Foundation Awards $10,500 in Scholarships

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 […]