Julie Hansma, whose husband Paul is a Hall of Fame cutting rider, has been hospitalized with a head injury. Friends of the couple have started an online fundraiser to help pay her medical expenses.
Sixteen-year-old Langston Pattillo knows how to finish a show in style. On closing day of the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Futurity show, the high school junior won two titles before pulling up stakes and heading home to Illinois.
Dureyngo Kid’s barn name is “Jimmy,” but after the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Futurity show, his owners could be forgiven if they changed his name. Maybe something like “Champ” or “Cash” or “ATM?”
Bonnie Martin admires many things about Reysin Kittens, there’s one thing characteristic of her homebred gelding she loves the most. It’s his heart, which gives him the ability to do things in the cutting pen only some horses can.
As soon as Sweet Lil Prime Time dropped his head and looked his first cow in the eye in the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Futurity Open finals, cutting enthusiasts seated at tables along the arena couldn’t help but notice his style on a cow.
Jordan Vaughn, of Forsyth, Georgia, rode Juan In A Million to the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Classic Non-Pro Championship at the All American Quarter Horse Congress on Oct. 7 when he and the gelding marked a 220. The duo earned a check for $3,919. “He had been working good all week, so I knew […]
Austin Shepard and Dual Reyish almost didn’t make it into the finals of the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Derby Open Cutting held at the All American Quarter Horse Congress on Oct. 17. In the first go, a rough cut on the first cow earned the pair a 144, leaving them sitting right on the bubble. In the […]
The final installment of the 2018 Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting, held at the All American Quarter Horse Congress, turned out to be a family affair as one horse – Dont Stopp Believin – carried both husband and wife Phil and Mary Ann Rapp to the Open and Non-Pro championships, respectively, […]
Lauren Middleton and Light Em Upp illuminated the judges’ score cards when they walked into the herd for the Derby Non-Pro finals at the All American Quarter Horse Congress on Oct. 7. While Middleton knows the importance of having a plan, she said it was imperative for her to be flexible based on the […]
The typical 40-year anniversary gift is a ruby, usually set in a necklace or other type of jewelry. The Augusta Futurity, which will celebrate 40 years in 2019, is doing something a little different.