Rieta Dufurrena And Ozzum Man Lead Augusta Futurity Non-Pro First Go

ozzummanRieta Dufurrena and Ozzum ManRieta Dufurrena and Ozzum Man, a 4-year-old gelding sired by one of her family’s favorite horses, competed last and best with a 217 during Friday’s first round of the Augusta Futurity Non-Pro cutting competition.

“I think he’s amazing,” the young rider said after she and the horse clinched a spot in Saturday night’s finals in Augusta, Ga. “He’s real physical and he’s real cool on how he can do some things. He’s really fun, that’s for sure.”

Las Vegas Events And PRCA Agree On NFR Extension

Following unanimous votes by the Las Vegas Events Board of Trustees and the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Board of Directors, both organizations jointly announced today that they have reached an agreement to keep the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) in Las Vegas through 2024. The NFR Experience has the full story.

Kansas City Denies Application For Horse Slaughter

Citing federal budget restrictions, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources has denied a permit request from a northwest Missouri business that sought to process horses for meat. KSHB has the full Associated Press story.

PRCA Submits Counteroffer For NFR

The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) submitted a counteroffer on Tuesday to Las Vegas Events regarding the future of the prized National Finals Rodeo (NFR) in Las Vegas after 2014. The Las Vegas Events board plans to meet on Thursday to start evaluating the proposed deal. Read the full story at the Las Vegas Review […]

12-Year-Old Earns Big Money At First Augusta Show

dealnwithacoolcatBlakley Colgrove and Dealnwithacoolcat • Hart PhotosBlakley Colgrove and Sassy Lil Sue competed at the Augusta Futurity cutting for the first time this year, but after winning Thursday’s 4-Year-Old Amateur title with a 220 to earn $8,388, there’s a good chance the 12-year-old rider and her 4-year-old mare will return.