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Sensacious and Cullen Chartier Take Derby John Deere Open

Sensacious CChartier JHSensacious and Cullen ChartierAs the first to cut in the $29,018 NCHA Summer Spectacular Derby John Deere Open on July 29, Cullen Chartier, riding Sensacious, had his choice of cattle. His top three choices worked like champs, helping the duo mark a 224. The next-to-last entry in the 11-horse finals, Andy Sherrerd and Draggin A Hawk, put in an impressive performance, and their 220 earned the Reserve Championship.

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Do You Know Your Headstalls?

twobuckleheadstallHS33 Doubled and Stitched Two Buckle HeadstallDennis Moreland Tack wants to know, do you know which headstall has cheek buckles that will never get near your horse's eyes?

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NRHA Sale Incentive Program Unveiled

nrha-saleA new sale incentive could pay out $220,000 at the NRHA Futurity this year.The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) has unveiled an incentive program that could award $220,000 to sale buyers and consignors.

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Dustin Adams & Hottish Top Classic/Challenge Non-Pro

dustin-adelynnjo-adamsDustin Adams holds 1-year-old daughter Adelynn Jo as she gives Hottish a well-deserved pat • Photo by Jennifer K. HancockArmando Costa Neto, of Weatherford, Texas, and Pow Wow Pep marked a 221 as the first team to work in the Classic/Challenge Non-Pro finals on Tuesday afternoon at the 2014 NCHA Summer Spectacular. The bar was set high, but Hottish and Dustin Adams, of Poolville, Texas, were up to the challenge. The 16th horse to work in the 18-horse finals, Hottish got down in the dirt and left the pen with a 228.

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Austin Rey Wins John Deere Open

austinreyAustin Rey, with Candace Ryland and trainer Brett McGlothlin • Photo by Nina RosenbeckAustin Rey and Brett McGlothlin took the John Deere Open Championship and secured a check for $5,558 Monday at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular.