PG Heavily Armed & James Payne • Photo by Kristin Pitzer

PG Heavily Armed Carries James Payne to Big 229 in Classic/Challenge Open

The Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Open finals was 26 horses deep, but the winner was anything but a face among many. He had already made himself known during the first go, tying to top the round with a 224.

2018 NCHA Mid-Year Cutting Horse Sale

NCHA Mid-Year Cutting Horse Sale Held July 21, 2018 106 horses consigned $1,558,500 gross for a $14,703 average 82 sold (77%), $1,108,000 net, $13,512 average and $10,000 median.

Dusty Nelsen Wins NCHA Western Nationals $5,000 Novice by 6 Points

In a class of 77 entries, Dusty Nelsen and Bill Riddle both marked 219s in the first go of the $5,000 Novice at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Western Nationals. But in the finals, Nelsen stood alone, scoring an impressive 225 – a full 6 points ahead of second place finishers Randy Chartier and […]

Youth Champions Crowned at NCHA Western Nationals

  The 2018 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Western Nationals kicked off Saturday, June 23, at the National Western Complex Events Center in Denver, Colorado. The show has been an emotional ride for 9-year-old Jack Bell, of Duluth, Minnesota. In the Junior Youth first go, he scored a 180 aboard Spin To You (Mr Boonsmal […]

EVENT RECAP: PCCHA Core Balance Derby

The Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Core Balance Derby, held at the South Point Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas June 8-16, featured $195,000 in added money and a Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association World Series of Cutting event. Derby & Classic/Challenge Open PCCHA Core Balance Derby Crowns Open Champions Derby Non-Pro Lacy and Cougars […]

Open Finals on Fire at The Non Pro Plus the Open

For some horses, transitioning to a new rider in a fairly short period of time can take some getting used to, but Cool N Hot proved he could be cool about the transition and remain hot in the arena. On June 17 at The Non Pro Plus the Open, he carried Sean Flynn to the […]

Sheehan, Roth, Cowan and Quirk All Mercuria Winners at PCCHA Derby

The Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting is always an exciting event, and the one held in conjunction with the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Core Balance Derby on June 16 was no exception. Nine entrants made a go at the Open title, but it was Cromed Out Cat and Geoffrey […]