PRCA counteroffer expected Tuesday

The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association is expected on Tuesday to submit a counteroffer to Las Vegas Events regarding the future of the National Finals Rodeo after 2014. Read the latest updates at the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Horse slaughter ban stays, for now

On Jan. 13, a New Mexico judge kept in place a temporary ban on opening a horse slaughterhouse in Roswell, N.M., while he weighs whether to allow operations by a company the attorney general calls “a chronic bad actor.” Read the complete story at the Albuquerque Journal.

Athena Puddy Cat Dies

athenapuddycatAthena Puddy Cat and Brad Mitchell • photo by Midge AmesAthena Puddy Cat, a 14-year-old cutting stallion who earned $282,636 as a performer and had sired earners of more than $690,000 heading into this year, died suddenly on Monday, Jan. 13, following surgery on Jan. 10 to remove an enterolith.


Colors Of The World

diamondsngunsDiamonds N Guns and Devin Warren • photo by Larry WilliamsThe American Paint Horse Association (APHA) World Championship Show, held Nov. 4-17, 2013, always attracts beautifully colored and loudly marked horses to Cowtown. Reiners and working cow horses took over the John Justin Arena at the Will Rogers Memorial Complex in Fort Worth, Texas, Nov. 6-8, and Nov. 14-15, the cutters gathered in the Watt Arena for their chance at glory.