Travelin Miss Jonez and Sarah Dawson earned the high cow work score in the NRCHA Derby prelims. She and the mare (shown at the NRCHA Stakes) and other finalists will kick off the finals with the herd work on Friday. • Photo by Molly Montag.

Dawson, Travelin Miss Jonez Take NRCHA Derby Cow Work Prelims

National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby Open finalist Travelin Miss Jonez (Travelin Jonez x Playin With Rubies x Lactic Playboy) and NRCHA Professional Sarah Dawson, Perin, Texas, had the high score of the Open fence work preliminaries, a 226.

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 […]