On the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 19, the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado Springs, Colo., received an “animal - check the welfare” call from two concerned citizens. Denise Pipher, Diana Ragula and their dog Denver had discovered 10 horses and four llamas living in the midst of an estimated 14 deceased horses.
The Idaho Cutting Horse Association Futurity & Aged Event saw a day full of finals on Sept. 3 with the Futurity Open, Derby Open and Classic/Challenge Open taking place. The Futurity Open finals held two sets of 10 competitors, and it was Fancy Hughes and Kenny Platt who bested the field to claim the Championship.
The Mid America Classic, scheduled to start today and run through Aug. 10 in Pueblo, Colo., has been canceled due to concerns over a recent vesicular stomatitis outbreak in the state. E J Laubscher, president of the Colorado Reined Cowhorse Association, said canceling was the responsible thing to do.
Four Sixes Ranch/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Western Nationals concluded Thursday, May 8, in Denver, Colo. On the final day of competition, Pam Shaeffer piloted Royal Red Play to win the Non-Pro Championship with a final-round 219.The