2019 NCHA FUTURITY

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 […]
Shiners Voodoo Dr, a new Equi-Stat $1 Million sire

Stallion Shiners Voodoo Dr Hits Equi-Stat $1 Million Milestone

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 […]
Ted Sokol receives the Zane Schulte Award.

Ted Sokol Wins Zane Schulte Award

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 […]
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Classic Stallion Quanah O Lena Passes On

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.
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AAEP Foundation Now Called Foundation For The Horse

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 […]
Hilary Watson and Iridescent Cat.

Hilary Watson’s Legacy Larger Than Life Itself

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 […]
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European Reiner Awarded 2019 British Equestrian Federation Medal of Honor

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 […]