Fort Worth, TX – Nov. 21-Dec. 15, 2019 1,893 Entries – $3,335,674.00 Total Purse HORSE / Rider 1st Go 2nd Go TotalSemifinal Finals ScoreScoreScoreScore (Place) Score (Sire x Dam x Maternal Grandsire) / Owner Finals $ Total $ FUTURITY OPEN – 517 E. – $1,598,404 TP 1) METALLIC REY MINK (16S) / Gary Bellenfant 225 213.5438.5219.5 (12T) 226 (Metallic Cat x Dual Rey Mink x […]
As December turned to January, 2007 Shiners Voodoo Dr found himself among the newest stallions to achieve the rank of Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Sire in the year 2019. “He’s just a terrific horse,” said Mike Miola, owner of Silver Spurs Equine. “When I bought Xtra Quarter Horses, I was so lucky to be able to get […]
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As a youngster growing up in Connecticut in the 1960s, Ted Sokol had an encounter one week that impacted the direction of the rest of his life. Renowned horseman and champion roper Lanham Riley traveled from his home in Aledo, Texas, to conduct a roping clinic for young people such as Sokol, who made sure […]
It’s not a stretch to say horses have been in William S. “Billy” Morris III’s blood since day No. 1 some 85-plus years ago. “I threw a morning paper route on horseback when I was 12 years old,” Morris said. “I had a horse in my backyard and we had dirt streets, and I could […]
Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Sire Quanah O Lena has left this world for greener pastures. On Thursday, Dec. 26, the stallion was humanely euthanized after suffering a small stroke at the age of 32.
The AAEP Foundation, which for 25 years has served as the charitable arm of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) to improve the welfare of horses, in December was renamed The Foundation for the Horse. “Our new name more clearly defines who we are and who we serve,” said Dr. Richard Mitchell, chair of […]
Her life cut short by the scourge of our day, Hilary Watson’s legacy is as safe as houses. Watson, who died in November after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer, was honored at the NCHA Futurity with the Mary Kingsbury Amateur Sportsmanship Award. Watson lived as an exemplar to the spirit of longtime NCHA Amateur […]
One of the most successful sires in the history of the cutting horse industry will appear in a future episode of Yellowstone, one of the hottest shows on cable.
Francesca Sternberg has been awarded one of the highest accolades given by the British Equestrian Federation, the Medal of Honor. The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) congratulates the longtime reiner for her accomplishment. The award recognizes Sternberg’s passion for equestrian sports in the United Kingdom and her achievements in the sport of reining. “I would […]
Distinguished producers Snip O Gun and Princess In Diamonds recently passed the $1 million mark in progeny earnings, ranking them among a small group of mares whose foals won more than a million dollars in reining.