CW One Bay Boon and Sawyer Sanders
Clancy and Sawyer Sanders worked out the glitches from the SRCHA show to strike gold at the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity. Photo Primo Morales

CW One Bay Boon, Rider Band Together in Non-Pro Limited

With the Snaffle Bit Futurity quickly approaching – the moment Sawyer Sanders had been waiting two years for – the you-know-what hit the fan with six weeks to showtime. Clancy, better known to some by his registered baptismal name, CW One Bay Boon, tore up a coronet band on a fence line while turned out […]

Hickorys King Duce Lived Two Lifetimes Of Memories

When Missy Tuttle purchased Hickorys King Duce, she wasn’t bargaining for 25 years of memories with the bay gelding. When “Snake” passed away on July 2 he was 37 years old and had multiple lifetimes of love, attention and admiration to his name.  Snake was laid to rest on Tuttle’s Fort Collins, Colorado, property after […]
Toni Hagen Heath and Legend De Lena

Hagen Heath, Legend De Lena have Fort Worth on minds

Legend De Lena and Toni Hagen Heath may be well on their way to becoming Fort Worth legends. Heath and her gelding’s latest Fort Worth victories took place Sunday when they won the National Reined Cow Horse Association’s (NRCHA) Non-Pro Hackamore Classic with a 654 composite score.  They also won the Non-Pro Hackamore NRCHA class […]
Bobby Ingersoll speaking.

Bobby Ingersoll still riding high in the saddle 49 years later

Looking back, Bobby Ingersoll remembers well the ephipany that would shape all of his days, from the rest of that one until the end. He was 12 years old, watching a bridle horse show his father had taken him to in their native California. On display were the horsemen of the Spanish vaquero tradition.  “I […]
Bet-He-Sparks

Hackamore Classic: Bet He Sparks? More like Bet He Wins

Bet He Sparks and Clayton Edsall made quick work of the National Reined Cow Horse Associations’ (NRCHA) Open Hackamore Classic, taking the event by storm with a 668 composite and earning $15,173 for owner K & L Phillips LLC of Corona Del Mar, California.  “It’s great, he’s been a really good horse,” Edsall recounted, reflecting […]
corey cushing showing at the snaffle bit futurity

2019 Snaffle Bit Futurity Overview

Reined cow horse has made quite an impression on Fort Worth, Texas, in the last few years, and the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) continues to build steam. The organization’s 50th annual Snaffle Bit Futurity, packed with something for everyone, promises yet another exciting rendition of the sport’s biggest premier event. The season’s earlier […]
Hollys Hijacker and Franco Bertolani on a stop.

Hollys Hijacker and Franco Bertolani Continue to Impress

Hollys Hijacker and Franco Bertolani of Aubrey, Texas, won their second reining Futurity Open title of the year at the All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio, with an impressive 226.5. In July, the pair won the Futurity Level 4 Open and the Stallion Stakes Level 4 Open championships at the Rocky Mountain Reining […]