Bet He Sparks and Clayton Edsall made quick work of the National Reined Cow Horse Associations’ (NRCHA) Open Hackamore Classic, taking the event by storm with a 668 composite and earning $15,173 for owner K & L Phillips LLC of Corona Del Mar, California. “It’s great, he’s been a really good horse,” Edsall recounted, reflecting […]
A thrilling day of reined cow horse action on Saturday, June 15, wrapped up the main event at the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Jack and Phoebe Cooke Memorial Derby, presented by Cats Picasso. The Derby is one of the most prestigious events for 4- and 5-year-old reined cow horses. Shown two-handed in a […]
Trainer Clayton Edsall knew Bet He Sparks had to throw down a monster fence run to get a piece of the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby. He felt the horse had it in him. “Sparky” didn’t let him down.
It was very close, but Californian Clayton Edsall came out on top of the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) herd work preliminary round.
What happens when you win $85,000 in Las Vegas? Ask Clayton Edsall.
Reined cow horse derbies are specifically for 4- and 5-year-old horses. They are shown two-handed in a snaffle bit or hackamore and judged in three events: herd work, rein work and cow work. At the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions on Monday, Feb. 12 in Fort Worth, Texas, winners in five […]