Walla Walla Whiz Sailed past the $2 Million Sire milestone thanks to performances by his progeny. • Photo by Cam Essick

Walla Walla Whiz Hits Another Milestone

Late summer is a busy time for reiners preparing for the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Affiliate Regional Championships and the NRHA Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship Show. With the vast amount of events taking place, it’s an exciting time for not only exhibitors but also owners eagerly awaiting results to watch their […]
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Dual Smart Rey Progeny Tie It Up at West Texas Futurity!

The West Texas Futurity kicked off on Thursday, Aug. 9, in Amarillo, Texas. On Sunday, Aug. 12, the Derby Open featured 24 horse-and-rider teams competing for the title, two of which marked a 225, tying for the win. Matt Miller, aboard Carolena Reyn, and Beau Galyean, riding Rollz Royce, were both awarded a check for $8,000. […]
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McLaughlin Bags Another One

Cutter McLaughlin knows what it’s like to win a World title – he’s been winning them for years aboard CD Dee Vee Dee.
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Zimmerman Slides to First and Second at AQHYA World Show

Taylor Zimmerman, of Rogersville, Missouri, wasn’t leaving anything to chance on her quest to win a World championship. That determination helped the 17-year-old rider, who has lifetime reining earnings of $136,943, win the American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) Reining World Championship, as well as Reserve honors.

Faith Farris Wins Second AQHYA Cutting World Championship

Winning an American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World title is not an easy task, but winning back-to-back World titles is doubly hard. Newly crowned Level 3 Cutting World Champion Faith Farris, of Midway, Texas, is the second member of her family to win back-to-back AQHYA World titles, with her older brother, Kyle, having won […]
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Success Comes in the Genes

As the NCHA Triple Crown for the 2017-2018 season came to an end we had to go back and study results and acknowledge those who had success. There is a joy in every side of the game. It is not only the rider who is having success when the horse makes the finals, there is […]

Cornbread Thinks: Ice Water

I’m writing this on June 27, and I happened to recall this is the day in 1922 that the American Library Association awarded the first Newbery Medal for the year’s best children’s book: “The Story of Mankind” by Hendrik Willem van Loon.