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Austin Shepard and Bama Jelly won the Arbuckle Mountain Futurity 4-Year-Old Open Championship. • Photo by Dawn Baxstrom

Bama Jelly And Austin Shepard take Arbuckle Mountain Futurity 4-Year-Old Open

The Arbuckle Mountain Futurity saw 30 competitors ride through the herd in the 4-Year-Old Open finals in Ardmore, Oklahoma. When the dust settled, Bama Jelly and Austin Shepard were the champions by a half-point over Reserve Champions Sugrspiznevrthingniz and Matt Gaines.  With a 222.5, the stallion, out of Wood She Be Neat (by Nitas Wood), […]

A Rockin Win at the Arbuckle Futurity

 In a great piece of music, the crescendo will sometimes appear in the middle, bringing to a peak the energy and impact of the piece. That’s basically what happened with Rockin KW at the Arbuckle Mountain Futurity on Feb. 25. Owned by Kim and Whit Davis and ridden by Kim in the 4-Year-Old Unlimited Amateur, […]

Non-Pro Champions Crowned at Arbuckle Mountain Futurity

Lance Cooper just might have it figured out when it comes to being in his “zen” – at least with his mare, Zen And Tonic. He and the mare rode to their second win of the year in the 4-Year-Old Non-Pro at the Arbuckle Mountain Futurity on Feb. 24. One definition of “zen” is a […]

Coupled up With Carolena Reyn

One of the hottest cutting horse couples in the industry is Matt Miller and his wife, Megan, of Poolville, Texas, and they’re continuing to prove that with their homebred mare Carolena Reyn.

Miss Stylish Katz Breaks the Ice

Freezing, wet weather in Ardmore, Oklahoma, did nothing to ice the hot performance of Miss Stylish Katz (High Brow Cat x Miss Stylish Pepto x Peptoboonsmal) in her first major career win, where she scored a 223 to take the 5/6-Year-Old Open Championship at the Arbuckle Futurity on Feb. 21.