Mondays are usually a day of dread as a new work week begins, but the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes packed April 8 with a day full of Amateur cutting finals. More than $375,000 was awarded to the finalists in the Amateur and Unlimited Amateur, as well as the Classic Amateur and Unlimited Amateur finals.
National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes in the Classic/Challenge division, Tuesday, April 8. In each set, a horse-and-rider team managed to put a 220-worthy run together, ending the Non-Pro finals in a tie.Two sets of tough cattle challenged non-pro competitors in the finals at the
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Dual Smart Kitty, the 2013 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Open Champion, marked a 214.5 in her first run at the NCHA Super Stakes in Fort Worth on Tuesday, one day after suffering minor injuries during a traffic accident on her way to the show.
There was one thing wrong with TGI Playtime and Skip Queen’s 223-point effort that won Friday’s National Cutting Horse Association Super Stakes Classic Open title and $37,295 – it came too early.
Anhidrosis is the scientific name for a dysfunction in the ability to sweat. Equine anhidrosis has been recognized for many years, but it’s exact cause is still not known. There does not seem to be any predilection for a particular horse breed, age or coat color, and both male and female horses are affected. Some horses may not be able to sweat at all, and others only sweat in some locations.
As the Classic/Challenge division of the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes winds down, new Limited Non-Pro champions were crowned on Saturday, April 5, in Will Rogers Coliseum, of Fort Worth, Texas. A pair of 218s would secure the title for two horse-and-rider duos.
Amafoxy Cat and Wes Ashlock bested the field by a half-point with a 217 during Thursday’s John Deere Classic Open finals at National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes to earn their first limited-age win. The Championship was worth $6,755 for owners John and Jana Thacker, of Abilene, Texas. The 6-year-old mare (Cats Red Feather x Amafoxy Sneakin x Sneakin Lena) and Ashlock also will compete in tonight’s Super Stakes Classic Open finals.
Breeding season is full on, with lots of time left. There is a special thrill to winning on a horse you raised. You own the mama; you won on her. You earn respect as an astute horse person. People want your advice. Justin Bieber wants your autograph. The President is offering you a cabinet post. Angels sing when you pull the rig into Will Rogers. Life is good.