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A fresh salad topped with chicken is great fuel for a Western performance competitor – at home or at a show.

Rocket Fuel: Nutritious Foods on the Go

Boost your riding performance with the right nutritious foods at home and on the road. Every day, at regular intervals, Western performance competitors feed their horses premium feed and forage to encourage optimum performance and health. But they regularly neglect their own nutrition – they order takeout at home, pick up fast food on the […]
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First Champions Crowned at NRCHA Derby; Finalists Determined

Finalists have been determined at the 2019 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby, presented by Cats Picasso. After three events, Scooter Kat (Kit Kat Sugar x Scooters Daisy Dukes x Dual Smart Rey) and Santa Maria, California, professional Justin Wright led the Derby Open preliminary composite with 664.5 (222.5 herd/ 220 rein/ 222 cow). The bubbles for […]
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Late Cutter John Rockey to be Honored at PCCHA Derby

A tribute ceremony for the late John Rockey Sr. will be held Wednesday, June 12, during the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Derby. The cutter from Palmdale, California, passed away last week. PCCHA Executive Director Phil Benadum said the ceremony will be held in the arena at the South Point Equestrian Center between the second and […]
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Im Countin On Annie Cruises to Win at The Non Pro Plus The Open

Being the first to go in a class can be intimidating to even seasoned riders, but Im Countin On Annie and Matt Miller did not let it get in their way as they cut to a score of 222 in the 4-Year-Old Open at The Non Pro Plus The Open, taking home a $10,000 paycheck.  […]
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Nearing $6 Million, Boyd Rice Leads NRCHA Derby Two-Rein Spectacular

The second day of the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Jack & Phoebe Cooke Memorial Derby, presented by Cats Picasso, is complete. Several horse show spectaculars exhibitors walked through the herd, completing their first of three events on Monday, June 10 at the Paso Robles Event Center. NRCHA Derby Non-Pro and Non-Pro Limited riders […]
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In the Blood: Crey Zee

The pedigree of this mare highlights the sire accomplishments of the late Dual Pep, a sire of sires and a legendary broodmare sire.
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Rodeo New York Brings Western Action Back to NYC

After almost three decades, rodeo will return to Madison Square Garden in New York City. Sixty-five of the best rodeo competitors in the country will vie for a $1 million prize. The Cowboy Channel and Madison Square Garden announced that Rodeo New York will be held at the famed venue in Manhattan on Father’s Day […]
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AQHYA World Show Invitees May Need To Contact Affiliates Before Entering

Young riders who received information saying they qualified for the Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World Championship Show may need to contact their state affiliates. The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) said packets of information about the annual event, to be held Aug. 1-10, were recently sent to potential qualifiers. The packets […]