Except for the obtrusive ribbons placed about him, Xtra Cee A Doctor didn’t appear to be fazed as a first-time winner in the National Reining Horse Association and all the attention that goes with it. Now, whether “Doc” was channeling Irving Berlin and humming to himself, “anything you can do, I can do better,” no […]
A Star Is Borne rolled into Las Vegas for this week's Holy Cow Performance Horses Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Futurity on a two-show win streak. She'll leave with a 226-point victory and, arguably, claim to being the hottest 3-year-old cutting horse in the country.
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The inaugural recipient of the National Reining Horse Association’s Reiner of the Year award is Taylor Sheridan, the organization announced from its base in Oklahoma City late Tuesday night. The actor, director and screenwriter made his mark on reining as the creator and producer of “The Last Cowboy,” the highly acclaimed reality-based TV program on […]
Winning at the All American Quarter Horse Congress was an emotional experience for Kelsey Price, who rode Seven On Seven to the Congress Level 4 Non-Pro Stakes Championship in Columbus, Ohio, with a 222 score. The daughter of horse trainers, who has ridden horses since she could walk, first competed at Congress in 1998. Through […]
Prior to the Arizona Reining Horse Association Best of the West reining, held Oct. 1-6 in Scottsdale, Arizona, Cori Vokoun and Humble And Kind had only done a couple schooling classes. The mare had been shown by trainer Kari Klingenberg at the High Roller Reining Classic, where they tied for seventh in Level 3 and […]
In the wake of Julie Hansma’s horse accident in the fall of 2018, the Western performance horse community pulled together to raise funds for her recovery. Now, cutters have stepped forward to form a horse raffle ensuring continued financial support for the Hansma family. A GoFundMe account was set up by Virginia McLamb shortly after […]
After the Arizona Reining Horse Association Best of the West reining, held Oct. 1-6 at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Arizona, the Fappani family had a lot of reasons to celebrate. Andrea, an Equi-Stat Elite $5 Million Rider, took first and second in the Lucky 21 Futurity Level 4 Open, and his son Luca rode Spooks N […]
Officials will soon be taking entries for a new event designed to highlight the skilled and versatile female riders in the Western performance world. Called the World's Greatest Horsewoman, the competition will be held in January in conjunction with the Art of the Cowgirl celebration
Bet He Sparks and Clayton Edsall outperformed the field in herd work to take an early lead in the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hackamore Classic at Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas. “Sparky,” the 2014 red roan stallion, the son of Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Sire Bet Hesa Cat and out of Sparking Train […]
Two successful Western performance horse breeders and a former AQHA past president are among the 2020 inductees into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame.