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Rollz Royce and Beau Galyean • Photo by S. Sylvester Photography

It’s A Tie for Cool N Hot and Rollz Royce

The 2018 Brazos Bash is in full swing at Silverado on the Brazos in Weatherford, Texas. Stay tuned for more updates from the show! 4-Year-Old Open  Rollz Royce and Beau Galyean 14S (Dual Smart Rey x Show Biz Kitty x High Brow Cat) Owner: Thomas Guinn, Philadelphia, MS Breeder: Royce Stallcup, Seymour, TX Score: 225 Payout: $19,000     […]
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NCHA Memberships to Increase in 2019

The cost of memberships to the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) will go up starting in 2019. It is the third industry association to up fees in recent years.
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QTs Cajun Cub Lands Second APHA World Championship

Three riders entered six horses in the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) Senior Working Cow Horse class on Sept. 24, and after the dust had settled, all three of Jack Wright’s entries had taken the top three spots. He rode QTs Cajun Cub (PT) to the World title, Gay Bar Drummer (PT) to Reserve and […]
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Tears From Heaven Carries Cooper to Brazos Bash Championship

The Brazos Bash Futurity Open Championship was led by a 217 marked from the first draw, which held strong throughout nearly the entirety of the class. That is, until the Dual Pep mare Tears From Heaven and Michael Cooper earned a 222 from the last draw with a performance that wowed the crowd and sent […]
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Paint Cow Horses Make Splash at APHA World Show

Cowy Paint Horses stole the limelight at the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) World Show Sept. 21-24. The John Justin Arena was full of color as splashy tobianos and overos displayed their moves on cattle both down the fence and in the boxing. In the Junior Working Cow Horse, four horse-and-rider duos battled it out […]
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Paints Slide to APHA World Show Reining Titles

The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) World Show brought colorful reiners to the Will Rogers Coliseum Sept. 21. In the Junior Reining, 10 teams spun, slid and circled for the 2018 title. From draw five, Mirjam Stillo and My Berry Best Gun rode to a 220.5, a score which held to win the class. “We […]
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Event Overview: Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity

The second-annual Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity continued to highlight the heritage of reined cow horse competition in the Western states. The event, held Sept. 10-16 in Reno, Nevada, featured an increase in entries and strong competition.  Quarter Horse News was on the scene getting the scoop on all the champions.

Westfall and Cowan Pick Up El Rancho Mercuria/NCHA World Series Titles

The cattle must have felt the electricity in the air as the loud rock music played and large crowd of spectators enthusiastically expressed their support for the six finalists in the El Rancho Futurity’s Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series Open finals. They were definitely “wound up,” trainer Russ Westfall said. Westfall rode Reyning […]
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Program To Highlight Volunteers’ Contributions to Reining

National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) affiliates across the globe will be asked to identify volunteers who have made an impact to the sport. A number of those volunteers, and a guest, will be honored at the 2018 NRHA Futurity through a new program during Slider’s Night Out.
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Iron, Oxbows, and Dog Houses: The History of the Stirrup

Have you ever tried riding without your feet in the stirrups, perhaps to practice on balance or leg position? While it can be useful to practice form and position if done safely, there is no doubt that when you take the stirrups away you begin to realize just how much you might depend on them […]