Tim Drummond piloted Metallize to the lead in the first go of the West Texas Futurity 4-Year-Old Non-Pro, where a 221 in a field of 56 horse-and-rider teams made them kings of the jungle. He returned with the Metallic Cat gelding, known affectionately as “Tarzan,” the next day for the finals, where he held onto that […]
The second draw rode out of the arena in the West Texas Futurity 5/6-Year-Old Non-Pro finals with a 222 lit up on the scoreboard, a number that would leave Elizabeth Quirk and Under The Reydar the unequivocal champions at the sound of the last buzzer.
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Andrew Coates was thrilled Cindy Lou Blue put everything together in the Derby Open at the Cascades Futurity. However, who was in the audience in Redmond, Oregon, made the win truly special.
The West Texas Futurity debuted a new crop of performers, chomping at the bit to make a name for themselves in the 3-Year-Old Open finals. In the end, Stylish Hailee, piloted by Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider James Payne, rose to the top with a 219 marked from the fifth draw, which remained unchallenged throughout the 15-horse […]
The American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World Show was held Aug. 2-11 in Oklahoma City. Top youth riders brought their A-game and cut, slid and circled to become the newest World champions. Cutting Faith Farris Wins Second AQHYA Cutting World Championship Reining Zimmerman Slides to First and Second at AQHYA World Show Reined Cow Horse […]
The Southwest Reined Cow Horse Association (SRCHA) Pre-Futurity, held in Fort Worth, Texas, gives exhibitors a chance to get their futurity horses into the big pen before the National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity. It also draws derby competitors to the hallowed Will Rogers Memorial Complex, like Boyd Rice, who rode Quahadi to […]
Beau Galyean swung a leg over another winner at the West Texas Futurity – this time partnered with Metallic Cat son Stevie Rey Von to clinch the 5/6-Year-Old Open Championship.
Eric Wisehart had a plan in mind when he walked into the herd for the Cascades Futurity Intermediate Open finals. It worked out even better than he hoped.
Breast Collars, in one form or another, have been in use ever since riders began putting padding between themselves and the horse. The purpose: to keep the cinched saddle from sliding back and out of place. Ancient sculptures show Assyrian, Egyptian, Greek and Roman horsemen using a breast collar. The use of a breast collars […]
Hott Rox was making his career debut at the Cascades Futurity, but the sorrel gelding put not one, but in two, high-scoring runs on finals night.