The NCHA Executive Committee has taken action on the association’s world standings, rider of the year and other cumulative award races.
In the early stages of my “all things horse” life, it wasn’t just horses that enamored me … it was riding them. I rode everything I could, any chance I could. Thanks to 4-H and my natural desire to completely submerge myself in my passion, I learned about basic care out of necessity. Still, it was […]
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Yet again, the performance horse world has lost a talented performer and outstanding producer with the passing of 23-year-old Tangy Starlight on Tuesday. Owner Laura Dare of Lexington, Oklahoma, said “Fancy,” as the mare was called, died a little more than 24 hours after giving birth to a stud colt sired by 2010 NCHA Futurity […]
This year’s All American Quarter Horse Congress will offer nearly two dozen new classes -- including new divisions of its reining futurity and stakes -- this fall in Ohio.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Board of Directors announced on Tuesday that it supports resuming NRHA-approved events beginning on May 1, as long as show producers and exhibitors adhere to local and state regulations concerning COVID-19 as well as take measures to ensure the safety of all involved. However, the NRHA Board decided that […]
Jerry Louie, a notable steward of cutting on the West Coast and a longtime member of the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association, died suddenly on Saturday in his hometown of Chico, California, the PCCHA confirmed. Louie was 85. Louie was a three-term National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Executive Committee member and for the better part […]
Slobber straps http://bit.ly/2kMpYan are used to attach a mecate to a snaffle. They add extra weight to the bit ends of a mecate which causes the rein to drop instantly when either side of the mecate is released. In turn this releases the pressure on the bit sooner which gives your horse a quicker reward […]
Dual Pep — a chestnut stallion with three white socks and a proud, intelligent aura — made a lasting impression on the Western performance horse industry through his own accomplishments and progeny. Dual Pep’s Performance Dual Pep accumulated a hefty $307,384 in lifetime earnings throughout his six-year cutting career. The stallion competed in the 1988 […]
The ASPCA is encouraging people to adopt or foster horses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The coronavirus continues to shape the spring show season for cutters, reiners and reined cow horse participants.