Flarida Reigns Again In Kentucky Reining Cup CRI

spooksgottawhizSpooks Gotta Whiz and Shawn Flarida • Shawn Flarida & Spooks Gotta Whiz (Alleyn Evans for Shannon Brinkman/USEF photo)Shawn Flarida is no stranger to winning the Kentucky Reining Cup, having won here the last three years, and this year he took the top spot again, by scoring 452.5 aboard Michell Kimball's Spooks Gotta Whiz.

Mandy McCutcheon was a close second (449) aboard father Tim McQuay's Yellow Jersey, and third was Jordan Larson (448) with Heritage Farm's HF Mobster. This competition also served as the selection trial for the squad for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, in August.


Carol Rose/Aaron Ranch Horse Ownership Lawsuit Continues

cookecountyThe Cooke County Courthouse in Gainesville, TexasWhile civil lawsuits and countersuits involving Carol Rose and Aaron Ranch continue in Gainesville, Texas, a judge on Monday, April 21, ordered that 10 horses bought by Aaron Ranch at the Carol Rose Ranch Dispersal in August for more than $1 million must be turned over to their new owners soon. How soon remains up in the air.


Galyean’s Geldings Make a Clean Sweep

kristingalyeanLeft to right: Justin Rogan, Im Reydioactive, Wes, Gracelyn and Kristen Galyean, ZR One and Casey FreelsKristen Galyean, of Claremore, Okla., picked up champion and reserve champion honors in the 2014 Super Stakes Gelding Non-Pro on April 17 in Fort Worth. Riding Im Reydioactive third in the first set, Galyean marked a 217. With ZR One, Galyean was next to last to work in final set and marked a 215.