Cornbread Thinks: John Carter & Paint

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.


This Week’s Winner of the Omega Alpha Quarter Horse News/ Action Photo Contest

barrelracerPhoto by Bernt NelsonCongratulations to Bernt Nelson, who is studying agricultural economics at North Dakota State University! His photo won this week’s Omega Alpha Equine Quarter Horse News/ 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.” 

2013 NRHA European Futurity Show

Rieden Kreuth, GY - April 14-20, 2013
240 Entries - $199,947.55 Added - $315,455 Total Purse

FUTURITY LEVEL 4 OPEN - 55 E. - $92,000 Add. - $147,722 TP

Woman Found Guilty In Nine Horse Death Cases

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.