Cotton Stakes

Sept. 1-8            West Monroe, LA Cotton Stakes, Ike Hamilton Expo Center, $150,000 Added, 318-512-1596, cottonstakescutting.com

Calgary Stampede

July 5-14           Calgary, AB, CN 2019 Calgary Stampede, 403-261-0101, ag.calgarystampede.com
PG Heavily Armed showing at the cutting futurity

There’s a New Gun in Town

Today, I feel impressed to share with my readers the freakishly amazing run that James Payne had on PG Heavily Armed last week in the second round of the Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open World Finals. They marked an ASTOUNDING 232! Check this out: My hat’s off to James and his whole crew. Wow! […]

Faith Farris Wins Second AQHYA Cutting World Championship

Winning an American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World title is not an easy task, but winning back-to-back World titles is doubly hard. Newly crowned Level 3 Cutting World Champion Faith Farris, of Midway, Texas, is the second member of her family to win back-to-back AQHYA World titles, with her older brother, Kyle, having won […]

Tic-Tac-Tie in the Super Stakes Non Pro

In a field thick with potential winners, it was no surprise that two rose to the top. “Cutting with the Stars” would have been an apt description of Sunday night’s Lucas Oil National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes Non-Pro finals. Among the 21 finalists were 2017 NCHA Futurity Non-Pro Champions Chad Bushaw and Bittersweet, […]

Lance Cooper & Zen And Tonic Still Unstoppable

If you follow limited-age cutting and don’t recognize the name Zen And Tonic, you haven’t been paying attention. The 4-year-old mare has been a force in the arena with young Lance Cooper, and they have maintained that momentum for the Lucas Oil National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes. Cooper, a 17-year-old non-pro based out […]