The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) world champion cutters will be crowned in July during the American Cutting Horse Association (ACHA) Cowtown Cutting.
The National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) will enact a major change in 2020. It will allow 7-year-old horses to compete in the Classic.
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The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) West Level 1 Championships will now be held in September. The event planned for April was postponed after horses tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus – type 1 (EHV-1) after another event at the show’s host venue.
When Anne-Marie Burns’ horse, REF Sturgis, fractured his navicular bone during the summer of his 3-year-old year in 2015, the prognosis for a full recovery as a reiner was not promising. Burns was left with the decision to stall rest for one year then reassess the gelding’s future once the year had passed. Despite the […]
Choosing the correct combo of leg protection can mean the difference between a successful career and an early retirement. Whether you’re new to the horse industry or have been involved for many years, leg protection can be a confusing topic. There are many opinions on the subject, and sometimes it can be hard to separate […]
A third horse that attended the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Stallion Stakes has tested positive for Equine Herpesvirus – type 1 (EHV-1). Officials say the horse is from the Las Vegas area.
If you’re straddling a saddle, you’ve gotta have a cincha to keep it on the horse. And, you’d better have that cincha pulled snug. Join us for this history of cinches and cinch making written by my friend and tack historian, Phil Livingston. Like many of the terms associated with western saddles, “cincha” is Spanish. […]
Bonnie Martin has ridden many good cutting horses over the years, but the Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider says there’s something special about Reysin Kittens. She’s also pretty sure she knows where at least some of his talent came from.
With 40 horses in the finals, was going to be a tall order for any competitor to climb to the top of the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes Unlimited Amateur. Turns out, two horse-and-rider duos were up to the task.
When the curtain fell on the National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) Open finals held April 20, two outstanding horse and rider team stood as co-champions. It started with draw 25 — Jason Vanlandingham and 4-year-old reigning National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Level 4 Open Champion A Vintage Smoke. The talented duo marked a 227.5, […]