The NCHA Summer Spectacular is now in the books and was as good as any. The 10 days of rain and coolness was a real mood fixer. But there was also heartache. John Carter passed during the show and the services were in the coliseum one evening. It brought us all together with a reminder of what a family we really are, along with many memories of good times.
Ariat Tulsa Reining Classic has shown growth in every aspect - and entry numbers in the Hollywoodstinseltown Open Futurity were up about 10 percent from last year.The tenth anniversary edition of the
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Omega Alpha Equine Quarter Horse News/Horsecity.com Action Photo Contest. Along with the photo, Bernt submitted this caption: " Ashley Ann Anderson is the girl in the photo and that is her pride and joy barrel horse Lilly. We met in college and we are moving down to Ames, Iowa, where Ashley will be attending Veterinary school. Her father is also a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. This is from a rodeo we both participated near my hometown. My cousin, who is an artist, is working on a patriotic-themed portrait of this photo.”Congratulations to Bernt Nelson, who is studying agricultural economics at North Dakota State University! His photo won this week’s
Pueblo, CO - May 1-5, 2013
164 Entries - $45,000 Added - $129,090.08 Total Purse
152 Entries - $38,889.51 Added - $58,587.84 Total Purse
684 Entries - $200,000 Added - $396,891 Total Purse
85 Entries - $100,000 Added - $119,999.99 Total Purse
240 Entries - $199,947.55 Added - $315,455 Total Purse
FUTURITY LEVEL 4 OPEN - 55 E. - $92,000 Add. - $147,722 TP
It took a Parker County jury less than an hour on Aug. 27 to find Linda Kay Pharis guilty on nine counts of Cruelty To Livestock Animals, all relating to the grisly August 12, 2011, discovery of eight dead horses near Weatherford, Texas. Another horse was later euthanized due to its poor condition.