Abilene Spectacular 4-Year-Old Open Champions One Alley Cat & Cullen Chartier • Photo by Dawn Baxstrom

The Day Belongs to Hercules

It doesn’t take long for limited-age cutting to start up in January. Riders and their horses arrive in Abilene, Texas, for the Abilene Spectacular Cutting just days after New Year’s. On Saturday, Jan. 6, all the attention was on the 4-Year-Old Open finalists, and One Alley Cat, nicknamed “Hercules,” stole the show. Ridden by Weatherford, […]

The Name’s Seven, DMM Double Oh Seven

The competitive horse world tends to be a rather closed ecosystem – it’s not often equestrian championships break into syndicated sources such as Fox News. However, since former NFL player Terry Bradshaw was involved, the story of a 9-month-old weanling named DMM Double Oh Seven hit national news.

New PCCHA Jack Adams Most Improved Cutter Award Established

The Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) is establishing a year-end award to be given to the PCCHA cutter, professional or non-professional who “demonstrates the most improvement during each current PCCHA show year.” The “Jack Adams Most Improved Cutter Award” will be given out each year. After a nomination process, the recipient will be determined […]

Horse Owners: Be Counted In Ag Census

The American Horse Council (AHC) is urging all trainers, owners and breeders to participate in the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Conducted every five years, the census aims to get a complete and accurate picture of American agriculture. Forms were mailed in Dec., and the deadline to respond is Feb. 5. Data from the survey helps […]

Nominations Open for Equine Industry Vision Award

Officials are seeking nominees for the Equine Industry Vision Award, an honor that recognizes those who have shown ingenuity, service and innovation in the equine market. The award honors those who have committed a single outstanding achievement, as well as those that have shown sustained contributions or service over a period of time. Nominees can be […]

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Deadline Looms For AQHA Fee Increase

American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) members who want to get paperwork completed before the association’s new fee structure takes effect are running out of time to beat the deadline.   The association’s new fee structure, which includes increases regarding embryo transfers and other services, goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2018.   With only a […]