weekend cutting circuit, he used to roll with the King himself. Pietrafeso, then a Denver police officer, met Elvis Presley while working an extra security gig in Colorado. The Colorado cop and the singer from Tupelo, Mississippi, quickly became friends.Before Ron Pietrafeso hit the open road with his family – wife Adrienne and daughters Nicole, Jessica and Gianna – on the
Fort Worth, TX - July 17- Aug. 1, 2015
923 Entries - $339,000 Added - $1,220,767 Total Purse
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Families across the nation are invited to meet a horse on Saturday, July 25, at participating Time to Ride Challenge host locations. Stables, camps, clubs and businesses are opening their doors for National Meet-a-Horse Day to help new equine enthusiasts make a connection with a horse.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) has three open positions on its executive committee, with five candidates vying for the spots. Online voting opens Aug. 10 and closes Sept. 9.
Equine veterinarians will unravel the mysteries behind impaired performance in the athletic horse when the American Association of Equine Practitioners’(AAEP) Focus on Poor Performance meeting convenes in Lexington, Kentucky, Sept. 10-12.
the inaugural event, which attracted high-caliber horses.At the Western Bloodstock/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Showdown in Cowtown Open finals, held Sunday, July 12, in Fort Worth, Texas, Pedel To The Metall laid the hammer down to win
The first National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) European Championship will take place during Equita Lyon in Lyon, France, from Oct. 28-Nov. 1. A cumulative score between two go-rounds will crown the Champions of the much-anticipated event.
John Swales, of Millarville, Alberta.As the last Working Cow Horse Classic finalist existed the Calgary Stampede’s Agrium Western Event Center arena on Friday, July 10, many weary committee members, volunteers, trainers, riders, and their helpers and family members were looking forward to some much-deserved rest. And probably none more than five-time Calgary Stampede Open Bridle Champion
During the two-day event, Swales won one championship – the Open Hackamore – showed three out of the five Open Bridle finalists (back-to-back), coached three of his clients to championship titles in the Open Bridle, Limited Open Bridle and Novice Non-Pro Bridle, and helped and encouraged many of his fellow competitors.
Cutting enthusiasts attending the Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series Open and Non-Pro finals on Wednesday, July 8, got their money’s worth and more for the Calgary Stampede tickets they purchased. The world-class competitors put on a show that was impressive and unforgettable.
draw sheet for the inaugural Western Bloodstock National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Showdown in Cowtown Slot Cutting reads like a Who’s Who in the cutting horse industry. The line-up for the first-go of the Open, to be held July 9 at the Silverado Arena in Weatherford, Texas, includes two Horses of the Year, as well as four NCHA Futurity champions and numerous aged event winners.The