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The 2018 PCCHA Stallion Service Auction Stallion Owners Incentive in the Non-Pro was paid out to Grace Ranch, the former owners of High Brow CD, after the stallion’s daughter, Tessie Cat, was the high-placing eligible horse in the PCCHA Futurity Non-Pro. The PCCHA recently announced changes to its Cutting Stakes, Stallion Service Auction and Foal Nomination incentive programs. • Photo by Midge Ames.

PCCHA Revamps Incentive Programs For 2019

The Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) recently changed its Cutting Stakes, Stallion Auction and Foal Nomination incentive programs. Officials say the changes are designed to make the programs more affordable, increase participation and boost payouts.
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High Brow CD Tops Inaugural Evening Session

Equi-Stat Elite $7 Million Rider Austin Shepard fought back tears as he spoke on behalf of Hip No. 4050, High Brow CD, during The Evening Session at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Sales.

Trainer Craig Schmersal Hits $4 Million Mark

Craig Schmersal recently reached new heights in his reining career when the trainer from Scottsdale, Arizona, became the sport’s newest National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Four Million Dollar Rider.
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Blake Heid & Nothing Comes Easy Win Amateur Title

The Amateur finals at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity saw 33 contestants ride to the herd, but it was a 219 marked by Blake Heid aboard Nothing Comes Easy that held strong through the remainder of the finals.
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Tin Man Shatters Sale Record

When Hip No. 1099 walked in the sale ring on Dec. 3 during the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale Session I, everyone stopped to pay attention. Tin Man displayed a degree of skill and athleticism rarely seen in a horse his age.
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Ben Baldus Named First Road to the Horse 2019 Wild Card Competitor

The Wild Card competitor positions at Road to the Horse 2019 are in hot contention! With only three positions available in the Wild Card competition, the Road to the Horse selection committee has been meticulously scouring through the numerous applications that have flooded in. As the members of the committee evaluate each applicant, they are […]
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14-Year-Old Charles Russell Bushaw Sees It Through to NCHA Futurity Title

In the Limited Non-Pro finals at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity, 27 competitors rode to the herd in the Will Rogers Coliseum. It was 14-year-old Charles Russell Bushaw who topped them all from the first draw of the second set with a huge 221 aboard the Woody Be Tuff mare Wood You See.