In 2017, the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) adopted a new structure for their Western Program. This restructuring included new Regional assignments across the nation as well as a new Western Zone, headed-up by Zone Administrator Todd Knerr. In addition, the IEA also adopted a new format for post-season competition that included a Semifinals format (much like […]
The Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Core Balance Derby, held at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas June 8-16, featured $195,000 in added money and a Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association World Series of Cutting event. Derby & Classic/Challenge Open PCCHA Core Balance Derby Crowns Open Champions Derby Non-Pro Lacy and Cougars […]
LaDona Emmons had something to prove – to herself – when she entered the arena for the cow work during the Novice Non-Pro finals of the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby.
For some horses, transitioning to a new rider in a fairly short period of time can take some getting used to, but Cool N Hot proved he could be cool about the transition and remain hot in the arena. On June 17 at The Non Pro Plus the Open, he carried Sean Flynn to the […]
Trainer Clayton Edsall knew Bet He Sparks had to throw down a monster fence run to get a piece of the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby. He felt the horse had it in him. “Sparky” didn’t let him down.
The Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting is always an exciting event, and the one held in conjunction with the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Core Balance Derby on June 16 was no exception. Nine entrants made a go at the Open title, but it was Cromed Out Cat and Geoffrey […]
Give trainer Justin Wright a chance to talk about Shiners Diamond Cat, and he’ll laud her intelligence, talent and class. And, the mare’s win Saturday in the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby Open? He was thrilled – for her.
Most people consider themselves lucky to walk away from an event with one championship. On June 16 at the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Core Balance Derby, Emily Clark did one better – she gained not one, but two titles at the show with her gelding Cool Cat In Shades. “I was a little […]
When Bill Lacy and Cougars Diesel stepped into the show pen during the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Core Balance Derby Non-Pro, the gelding had $27,546 to his name. He and his owner had only competed in one show together – the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes – and he had carried […]
Chris Dawson and CSR Lay Down Sally rode a monster fence score to win the $25,000-added CD Survivor Memorial Open Bridle Spectacular Friday night in Paso Robles, California.