The NRHyA is set to auction a piece of history: NRHA Professional Bob Avila’s 1994 NRHA Futurity champion saddle.
You can ask Mandy McCutcheon about the upcoming National Reining Horse Association Futurity next month in Oklahoma City, but don’t expect a straight answer. To speak freely about her horses’ prospects merely invites the not-so-welcome spirits, she believes. McCutcheon might not exactly be into the supernatural, but she doesn’t take any chances. “I’m a little […]
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Equine communities across the world conveyed feelings of sadness upon learning of the passing of acclaimed sire Hydrive Cat.
Dustin Gonnet had double reason to celebrate at this year’s Calgary Stampede Cutting Horse Futurity Oct. 16-20. Gonnet, of Cayley, Alberta, rode CR Tuff Boorey to win the Futurity Open finals with a 219.5 score. Then he hopped aboard Smooth And Peppy to win the Derby Open Championship title. Amanda Digness of Millet, Alberta, rode […]
As Here Comes The Boon was working his way to the pinnacle of achievement at the National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity® last week, another red roan stallion was also generating his share of intrigue. PRF Peptos Smart Cat was working his tail off in both Non-Pro and Open divisions and doing it well. “Not very […]
The late Pat Feuerstein was an editor, writer and a member of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Hall of Fame. The former senior reining editor of Quarter Horse News died Oct. 18.
How long did it take owner Brent Steward and trainer and rider Lance Johnston to realize they had something special in 2016 stallion Here Comes The Boon, the newly crowned Open champion of the National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity®, presented by Metallic Cat? Not long. “It was actually right here at the […]
Although this was only Tripp Townsend’s second year competing in the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA), he wasn’t deterred from entering in the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity, presented by Metallic Cat. Townsend clinched the Limited Open title on an electrifying fence run, earning a 223 on his gray stallion. His composite of 653 (214 […]
For a brief moment, Lance Johnston lost himself staring up at the arched trusses of the Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas. From there, banners with the names of the most successful riders and horses in the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) hang in well-deserved honor. There are only 15 riders to achieve […]
All’s fair in love and war. That was made clear at the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales, where DT Mr Catsanova caught the eye of several prospective owners.