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Kenli Marvin and Cinderella Cat marked a 223 to win the NCHA Summer Spectacular Non-Pro Finals! - Photo by Katie Marchetti

Kenli Marvin’s Cinderella Story

Kenli Marvin first saw Cinderella Cat (PT) four years ago in a sale ring trotting alongside her dam, Miss Instant Choice (PT) (by HB Instant Choice [PT]). “I had a Paint Horse when I was a kid, but circumstances took her away from me. I always said I would own a Paint Horse again. Then […]
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Vangilder Didn’t Take It Eazee

When Jim Vangilder rode into the arena at the Will Rogers last night, it was only the third time he had been aboard the 4-year-old gelding Take It Eazee. But that didn’t stop them from marking a 220 from the fourth draw to win the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Derby […]
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Chalmers Brings Home Second Victory from NCHA Summer Spectacular

First out in the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Derby Limited Open finals was Paul Chalmers and Blue Bayou Cat. Seven competitors later, his son Justin piloted Reystylin Smooth to victory with a 220.5. “I feel really good. We just wanted to cut some good, easy kind of cattle, and not […]
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Anderson and Littlemak Hit the Mark in Classic/Challenge Non-Pro Finals

On Sunday, July 22, the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Non-Pro finals started off with Carol Anderson Ward and Crafty With Cows, who marked a 218 from the first draw. They continued to hold the lead against a field of 21 teams until the third-to-last team took the pen. Texas […]
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Three-peat for NCHA Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Limited Non-Pro Champions Carly Chiarelli and Olive Martini!

It has been nine years since Carly Chiarelli, of Poolville, Texas, won the 2009 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Classic/Challenge Amateur Championship on Lil Peppys Advantage. Last night when she walked into the arena at the Metallic Cat NCHA Summer Spectacular for the Classic/Challenge Limited Non-Pro finals aboard Olive Martini, her first cow was sitting right out on […]