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Metallic Train Powers to Open Hackamore World Championship

When Metallic Train entered the John Justin Arena during the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Open Hackamore finals on Feb. 20, she already had more than $130,000 to her name. She added another $9,000 to that total after carrying Clayton Edsall to the World title with a composite 442.5 (222 rein/220.5 cow). “She was […]
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SJR Smart Dancer (PT) Waltzes to Limited Open Hackamore World Title

One lone cowgirl and her gelding SJR Smart Dancer stood their ground among nine fellow Limited Open Hackamore finalists as they rose to the top and were crowned the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Limited Open Hackamore World Champions. “It feels good!” Rebecca Sternadel said about beating “all the guys.” As she waited for […]
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Morgan Holmes and The Smart Dun Win Non-Pro Two Rein World Championship

When Morgan Holmes and The Smart Dun arrived at this year’s National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions, a year had passed since they had last shown together, but there was no sign of any rust that needed to be removed. The duo confidently took control and marked a composite 431.5 (211 rein/220.5 […]
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Shining CD Light Sparkles in NRCHA Tres Osos Cow Horse Derby Open

After winning the 2018 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity a few months ago, the NRCHA’s new president, Corey Cushing, came back to Fort Worth with a different horse — Shining CD Light — and cut, slid and circled his way to another title. He and the stallion, who has not been in […]
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Austrian Reining Horse Association Futurity Set For August

The 2019 Austrian Reining Horse Association Futurity and NRHA show will feature $80,000 in added money. The show continues to be one of the top reining events in Europe. The show, which is slated for Aug. 21-24, will be held at H & D Quarter Horses in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. The Austrian Reining Horse Association Futurity […]
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NRCHA Tres Osos Cow Horse Derby Action Heating Up

Just one event remains before a Tres Osos Cow Horse Classic Derby champion will be crowned at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Leading the Derby Open with a 442.5, thanks to scores of 220.5 in the herd and 222 in the rein work, is Shiners Diamond Cat (WR This Cats Smart x […]