European Derby Level 4 Winner Ann Fonck

Hat trick! Ann Fonck wins third NRHA European Derby Open

Ann Fonck continued her reign as one of the top riders in Europe by winning the 2019 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Derby Level 4 Open Championship. The newest NRHA Million Dollar Rider, Fonck , of Belgium, marked a 222 with Diego Dalla Gassa’s Gunners Specialolena (Gunners Special Nite x Dolly Jac Olena x […]
California hackamore on a horse

How to Choose the Right California Hackamore (Bosal) for Your Horse

California hackamores or bosals are made in diameters from 3/8 inch to 1 inch says Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack. The 3 parts of a hackamore http://bit.ly/2dzOabU are the noseband or bosal, the headstall or hanger and the mecate (rein). Traditional nosebands are made with a stiff or soft core of twisted rawhide or […]
Trevor Hale astride Survive These Lips at the AQHYA reined cow horse at the World Championship Show in Oklahoma City.

Youngster in Survive (These Lips)-And-Thrive Mode

Trevor Hale already has a collection of coveted golden globe trophies from the Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World Championship Show. But those are all in roping. His most recent, which he earned Aug. 7, is for the working cow horse.  “I’ve always thought the event looked like fun, and I’ve liked […]
Riley Farris riding Pay Purr View at the AQHYA in Oklahoma City.

Farris Cousins Top AQHYA Cutting

Cutting is the Farris family business, and cousins Riley and Faith Farris are proving their generation is prepared to continue the tradition. The two were announced as the respective Cutting World and Reserve World champions at the Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World Championship Show on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at the Oklahoma State Fair Park […]
coded n karma and raeanna thayn

Coded N Karma Deciphers Winning Formula

When pitted against 114 entries in the preliminary round of Reining at the Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World Championship Show, Raeanna Thayn didn’t back down.