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2012 NCHA Futurity Open Co-Champion He Bea Cat Wins Cattlemen’s 4-Year-Old Open

TarinKatieRiceTarin and Katie RiceThe 2012 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Open Co-Champions He Bea Cat (High Brow Cat x Mae Bea Marie x Freckles Playboy), owned by Jim Crawford, and Tarin Rice took the Cattlemen's Derby & Classic 4-Year-Old Open Championship and Gelding Open Championship Thurs., March 7, in Graham, Texas, with a score of 224.

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Once In A Blu Boon wins Cattlemen’s 5/6-Year-Old Open

JamesNadinePayne JillFreemanJames and Nadine Payne, and Jill FreemanFresh off a victory in the 5/6-Year-Old Open at the Arbuckle Mountain Futurity nearly two weeks earlier, Once In A Blu Boon kept the ball rolling at the Cattlemen's Derby & Classic in Graham, Texas.

World’s Oldest Horse Dies At Age 51

A horse believed to be the oldest in the world has died after reaching the age of 51 when Shayne, an Irish draught, was put to sleep at a sanctuary in Essex, England. Read more at the Daily Mail.

Crundwell Back In Court April 1

Judge Ron Jacobson will hear a motion April 1 to dismiss Rita Crundwell’s state charges, he decided in a video court appearance Monday, March 4. Crundwell, the former city treasurer who pleaded guilty to federal charges of stealing $54 million from the city over 20 years, also faces more than 60 state charges in the […]
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2013 NRHA Cowtown Classic Plans Finalized

cowtown-classicThe Cowtown ClassicThe National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) has hosted two successful events at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas and has finalized its plans for a third event. The 2013 NRHA Cowtown Classic will run Aug. 10-17 and once again will bring the sport of Reining to the “City of Cowboys and Culture.”

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USDA May Approve NM Horse Slaughter Plant

The United States Department of Agriculture is likely to approve a horse slaughtering plant in New Mexico in the next two months, which would allow equine meat suitable for human consumption to be produced in the United States for the first time since 2007. Read the full story at the New York Times.
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NRHA European Futurity Increases Added Money

If you’re wondering why the €200,000-added NRHA European Futurity & NRHA Show is Europe’s most successful National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) event, all you need to do is check out the past four editions and look at how we’ve increased added money in the level 1 and level 2 open and non pro divisions of […]
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2013 NRCHA Hackamore Classic Entry Fees Reduced

MomsSilveradoCat Crawford OpHackClassicCH2012 NRCHA Hackamore Classic Champion Moms Silverado Cat and Todd Crawford.The National Reined Cow Horse Board of Directors has announced a reduction in entry fees for several divisions at the upcoming NRCHA Hackamore Classic May 1-5, in Pueblo, Colo. The Board approved the proposal at its Feb. 22 regular meeting in Pilot Point, Texas.