On Sept. 26, Dick and Brenda Pieper said goodbye to Texas Kicker. The 1987 chestnut stallion (Colonel Freckles x Angels Rosie x Mr Gold 95) was euthanized and laid to rest at Pieper Ranch in Marietta, Okla.
National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity, the conclusion of the Non-Pro preliminaries not only determined who would advance to Friday's clean-slate finals, they also decided the championships in two divisions: the Amateur and the Non-Pro Limited.At the
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Brazos Bash on Sept. 29 in Weatherford, Texas. Both held tough competition and both turned out to be close races. In the Derby Open finals, Slate River Ranch’s Junie Wood and John Mitchell took the top honors with a crowd-pleasing run.Two finals were held at the
National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Open competitors Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Reno Livestock Events Center.The second leg of preliminary competition, the rein work, wrapped up for
Dennis Moreland Tack wants to know — should you unfasten your flank cinch or breast collar first? Unsaddling is a piece of cake — simply reverse the order you saddled.For this week's Tack Talk,
Brazos Bash kicked off with an exciting set of finals on Sept. 28 in Weatherford, Texas, with 14 horse-and-rider teams competing for the Futurity Open Championship. The impressive lineup gave it their best shot, but it was Fancy Hughes and Kenny Platt who came out on top.The
The second leg of preliminary competition, the rein work, wrapped up for National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Non-Pro competitors Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Reno Livestock Events Center.
On the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 19, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado Springs, Colo., received an “animal - check the welfare” call from two concerned citizens. Denise Pipher, Diana Ragula and their dog Denver had discovered 10 horses and four llamas living in the midst of an estimated 14 deceased horses.
The late Jacs Electric Spark became the National Reining Horse Association’s (NRHA) newest stallion to hit the $2 million mark. This makes him the 13th stallion to achieve the milestone.