California reined cow horse trainer Monica Caetano got her first Open-level win at the Idaho Reined Cow Horse Association (IRCHA) Futurity aboard Smokin Little Ringo, a gelding owned and bred by John Pascoe, of Irvine, California.
The Minnesota Cutting Horse Association (MCHA) Breeder’s Incentive Limited-Age Event was held in conjunction with the MCHA Fall Festival of Cutting Oct. 10-12 in Winona, Minnesota. Pistolpackin Barmaid thrilled her first time-cutting owners, Bill and Jennifer Horton, by winning the MCHA Breeder’s Incentive Futurity and earning $4,355.
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On Nov. 2, Olan Hightower, who won the 1976 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Open, passed away in Chappell Hill, Texas. He was 79.
Spurs are an invaluable tool for cueing and guiding your horse. To get effective use from your spurs they need to be positioned functionally on your boots.
PCCHA/Holy Cow Performance Horses Futurity Amateur Championship, held Oct. 21-Nov. 1 in Paso Robles, California, and didn’t look back.Peter Spadoni and BR Money Man took the
West Coast Breeders Select Sale
Held September 20, 2014
43 horses consigned
$622,200 gross for a $14,470 average
25 sold (58%), $321,300 net, $12,852 average and $9,000 median.
The NCHA Futurity starts this month. Our biggest deal. In today’s world of war, pestilence, drought, non-functioning politicians, earthquakes, rampant crazy and such, we are tiny. I’m guessing Mr. Putin has never even heard of us. Too bad, we could fix him. We could fix a lot of oversized egos, given a half a chance. During this Futurity thing, we ain’t knowing much about him, either. It is all consuming. Because all it takes is all you got and, unfortunately, that is sometimes still not enough.
NRHA EUROPEAN DERBY
Manerbio, IT – Sept. 7, 2014
388 Entries - $149,946.27 Added - $190,344.00 Total Purse