Spookgotgunsintown, with Dean Brown aboard, shows at the Buckeye Reining Series in August 2019.
Dean Brown, aboard Spookgotgunsintown, won three titles at the Buckeye Reining Series. Photo by Jeff Kirkbride

The Buckeye Stops at Spookgotgunsintown

Spookgotgunsintown and Dean Brown slid in to the Champion Center in Springfield, Ohio, and slid out with three aged-event titles at the Buckeye Reining Series Aug. 15-18. The duo outperformed all comers in the Futurity Levels 4, 3 and Mares Open championships. Spookgotgunsintown, owned by Robert Santagata of Campbell Hall, New York, and Brown scored […]
R Cat Mr Wilson and Eric Wisehart work a cow at the Cascades Futurity in Redmond, Oregon.

R Cat Mr Wilson, Eric Wisehart master Cascades Futurity

R Cat Mr Wilson and Santa Ynez, California, resident Eric Wisehart did a little more than enjoy the cooler temperatures in the mountains of the Northwest while cutting at the Cascades Futurity and Aged Event during eight days in August. The duo edged out the next-best pair with a 219 in the Aug. 18 finals […]

Ben Emison, NCHA Hall of Famer & Cutting Pioneer, Dies at 81

Ben Emison, for more than 50 years a giant in the realm of cutting horses, died Thursday at a Fort Worth area hospital after a brief illness, friends and associates confirmed. Mr. Emison was 81. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at White’s Funeral Home in Weatherford. Emison’s funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday […]
Dr. Keri Hudson Reykdal finishes up a veterinary procedure.

Dr. Keri, Canadian medicine woman, a hit with Animal Planet audiences

In the prairie province of Manitoba is a practitioner of good, a medicine woman who roams that part of the longitudinal center of Canada with her healing hands and tools of the trade always at the ready, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.   She is Dr. Keri Hudson Reykdal, better known to television […]
Slate River Ranch mare named Pet Squirrel competing in the cutting pen

In Total Harmony: Slate River Ranch

The successful teamwork between Slate River Ranch owner Glade Knight and trainer John Mitchell has produced numerous champion cutting horses. A “magic cross” may produce a champion performer that will reward his or her breeder with a ranking among the industry leaders. When it comes to Glade Knight’s Slate River Ranch, which ranks among the […]