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Hottish Metal and Adan Banuelos win Breeder's Invitational Derby Open with 226. · Photo by S. Sylvester Photography

Hottish Metal and Adan Banuelos Score Breeder’s Invitational Derby Open Win

When Hottish Metal and Adan Banuelos walk into a finals herd, it’s pedal to the metal for the entire two minutes and 30 seconds they’re in the pen, whether the pair is the first to work or the last in the evening. On May 28 at the Breeder’s Invitational (BI), where they drew up first […]
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Metallic Rey Mink and Bellenfant Mark Big 226 to Win NCHA Futurity Open

The 2019 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Open finals was nothing short of entertaining, keeping the audience cheering until the very end. Twenty horses and riders made it back to the finals, held Dec. 15 in the Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas. From the first draw, Twice In Santiago and Adan Banuelos […]
Adan Banuelos and Armani Blue at the El Rancho Futurity.

El Rancho: Armani Blue, Adan Banuelos Go Two-Steppin’

Armani Blue and Adan Banuelos added a second futurity victory to their show record, winning the Futurity Open Championship at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) El Rancho Futurity and Foothill Fiesta with a 225 finals score at the Murieta Equestrian Center in Rancho Murieta, California.  At the end of August, Banuelos rode the blue […]
Adan Banuelos astride Armani Blue at the Idaho Futurity.

Adan Banuelos Rides Away With Two Titles In Idaho

Adan Banuelos had two good reasons to celebrate at the Idaho Cutting Horse Association (ICHA) Futurity in Nampa after riding Armani Blue to victory in the Futurity Open finals and Badboonarising to the 4-Year-Old Open winner’s circle. Also claiming two aged-event championships at the Ford Idaho Horse Park was Elizabeth Quirk, who rode Dressedin Smartstyle […]