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Triple Crown Cutting Entry Fees to Increase

ncha logo2ncha logo2Starting with the July 11-Aug. 2 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Great American Insurance Summer Spectacular, entry fees will increase at Fort Worth’s Triple Crown cutting events to maintain their current payout levels.

Western Wishes Charity Golf Tournament

Western Wishes Charity Golf Tournament

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A REGISTRATION FORM! Join us April 25 at the Texas Star Golf Course & Conference Centre for the Western Wishes Charity Golf Tournament presented by Quarter Horse News!
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Boyd Rice & Oh Cay N Short win World’s Greatest Horseman

BRiceOkWorld's Greatest Horseman Champions Boyd Rice and Oh Cay N Short • Photo by Kelsey PecsekTrue to form, the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) World's Greatest Horseman Championship finals, held Saturday, Feb. 22, in Fort Worth, Texas, came down to the very last fence run. The showdown in Cowtown ended with Spearman, Texas, professional Boyd Rice capturing the $25,000 World's Greatest Horseman Championship by a half-point aboard Oh Cay N Short.

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Colleen McQuay Joins NRHA Hall Of Fame Ranks

ColleenMcQuay JBrasseauxColleen McQuay • Photo by John BrasseauxThe National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Board of Directors approved the induction of Colleen McQuay, of Tioga, Texas, into the NRHA Hall of Fame at their February meeting in Oklahoma. McQuay will join her husband, Tim, and daughter, Mandy McCutcheon, who preceded her into the elite group. As the matriarch of one of reining’s first families, she has supported her husband and daughter to many accomplishments.
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Horse Breeding Season Is Here Again!

broodmaresQHNBelieve it or not, breeding season is here again!  I know it still seems like the dead of winter on the polar ice caps this year, but it’s mid-February and best to just act like life is semi-normal. Hopefully, if you wanted to get a head start on the breeding season, your mares have been under lights since the end of November and are cycling along well. 

Tips From the Top

By Anna Mitchell

I am a firm believer in learning from other people's mistakes and achievements as much as my own. Let’s take a look at what is working for those that have made it to the top and see if we can't borrow an idea of two that might work for us as well.

Here are some tips from top athletes:

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Cattalou and Beau Galyean Top Arbuckle Mountain 5/6-Year-Old Open

cattalouCattalou and Beau Galyean winning in 2013 • Midge Ames photoCattalou and Beau Galyean, Derby Open Champions at last June’s Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Derby in Las Vegas, experienced good fortune again Friday as Arbuckle Mountain Futurity 5/6-Year-Old Open Champions with a 222 finish worth $15,116.