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(left) Caution Piping Hot & R.L. Chartier, (right) Summer Time Fun & James Payne

Summer Time Fun and Caution Piping Hot Tie NCHA Summer Spectacular Derby Open

After the first three horses walked into the pen during the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Derby Open, held Aug. 4 at the Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas, the score to beat was a 219. Summer Time Fun and James Payne did that and then some when they marked […]
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NWSS RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining to Celebrate 25 Years

The National Western Stock Show (NWSS) is excited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fan-favorite RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining in 2020. The main event will be held during the opening weekend of the 114th NWSS at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 12, in the CINCH Arena in the Events Center. Plans are coming together […]
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Adh Mor Ranch “Crushing” Tulsa Reining Classic Youth Entry Fees

Brad and Amanda Kelly and their Adh Mor Ranch enjoy supporting kids in the name of their stallion, PS Mega Shine Chic, affectionately known as “Crush.” Their focus on youth continues at the Tulsa Reining Classic with a new sponsorship — “Crushing the Fees” — through which all youth entry costs will be paid. In other […]
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The Kwack Shack Claims Derby Limited Open at NCHA Summer Spectacular

As draw No. 2 in the 17-head Derby Limited Open finals at the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular, The Kwack Shack, a gelding bred by PJ Cutters LLC and owned by Anderson Cattle Co., of Victoria, Texas, and Pedro Ornelas impressed the judges to the tune of a 222. The score […]
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Living the Dream: Reyly and Regan Plendl

Regan Plendl just won the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Non-Pro on her family’s homebred Cats Lightning Rey. Here’s a throwback to the day Quarter Horse News caught up with the cutting-crazed teenager and her twin back in 2017. Ten years ago, twin sisters Reyly and Regan Plendl sat in front of the television […]
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RMRHA Summer Slide Crowns Futurity Champions

The Rocky Mountain Reining Horse Association Summer Slide Futurity took place at the National Western Events Center in Denver, July 24-31. Futurity Level 4 Open & Stallion Stakes Level 4 OpenHollys Hijacker & Franco Bertolani16S (HF Mobster x Conquista Holly x Conquistador Whiz)Breeder: Ingalls Land & Livestock, Midland, TXOwner: Quarter Dream SRL, Aubrey, TXScore: 225.5Payout: […]
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New Duo Modern Gun & Andrea Fappani Dominate at Reining By The Bay

Modern Gun and Andrea Fappani didn’t waste any time linking up when they won the Reining By The Bay Derby Level 4 Open Championship on July 27. The pair, who had only been working together for three weeks, laid down a blistering 231.5 in the Woodside, California, sand. The win came with a $28,195 paycheck.  “I […]