Although riders don't have to officially announce what horse they will ride, Quarter Horse News asked each rider what horse they plan to take as long as everything goes accordingly.
Shepard knew he could rely on Kittennish to be as consistent and as impressive as always.
On January 8 Teton Ridge announced the teams that riders would compete on for The American Performance Horseman 2024.
All year, riders have been scraping their way to the highest year-end earnings at weekend show, small futurities and triple crown events.
The award criteria mirrors the values for which Zane is remembered: integrity, service, values, respect of their peers, contribution to the industry and excellence in the arena.
It's not that Fancy Deville has never walked into a finals set, she's placed as high as third at a few shows.
With the cutting futurity season in full swing, Western performance horse enthusiasts are finally getting a look at some of the talented 3-year-olds from top bloodlines.
Kittennish was already ahead in the race for Horse of the Year and Shepard wanted to make the most of the final shows in the season.
Kittennish had a lot to live up to before she took a single step in the show pen.
No gasoline was required for sorrel gelding Tezla to navigate to a score of 221 at the Cotton Stakes in West Monroe, Louisiana with Austin Shepard aboard. The effort earned […]