Shona Dufurrena and Ricky N Reyd at the AQHA Adequan® Select World Championship Show.
Shona Dufurrena and Ricky N Reyd were the class of cutters at the AQHA Adequan® Select World Championship Show.

AQHA Select Show Winners Have Right Ingredients

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Adequan® Select World Championship Show, the world’s largest, single-breed world championship horse show open exclusively to amateur exhibitors age 50 and over, kicked off Monday and will conclude Saturday. This is the first year for the Select World Show to have been held at the Will Rogers Memorial Center […]
Rob Georg and Primetime Shorty competing.

Cutter’s Ode To “Soul Mate” Striking A Chord

As he did with the death of a close friend, cutter and songwriter Rob Georg found solace in his grief over the passing of his beloved horse in the words of a ballad. “On a cold February Sunday, I found my good, ol’ Shorty dead on his paddock,” said Georg in an email written from […]
R Cat Mr Wilson and Eric Wisehart work a cow at the Cascades Futurity in Redmond, Oregon.

R Cat Mr Wilson, Eric Wisehart master Cascades Futurity

R Cat Mr Wilson and Santa Ynez, California, resident Eric Wisehart did a little more than enjoy the cooler temperatures in the mountains of the Northwest while cutting at the Cascades Futurity and Aged Event during eight days in August. The duo edged out the next-best pair with a 219 in the Aug. 18 finals […]

Ben Emison, NCHA Hall of Famer & Cutting Pioneer, Dies at 81

Ben Emison, for more than 50 years a giant in the realm of cutting horses, died Thursday at a Fort Worth area hospital after a brief illness, friends and associates confirmed. Mr. Emison was 81. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at White’s Funeral Home in Weatherford. Emison’s funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday […]
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The Kwack Shack Claims Derby Limited Open at NCHA Summer Spectacular

As draw No. 2 in the 17-head Derby Limited Open finals at the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular, The Kwack Shack, a gelding bred by PJ Cutters LLC and owned by Anderson Cattle Co., of Victoria, Texas, and Pedro Ornelas impressed the judges to the tune of a 222. The score […]

Rodriguez Rides One Moore Try to Derby Unlimited Amateur Championship

Within approximately two months time, native-born Venezuelan Xavier Rodriguez, who now resides in Miami, Florida, has formed quite a partnership between himself, his 4-year-old gelding One Moore Try and trainer Steve Oehlhof. Rodriguez, the gelding, who was bred by Kathleen Moore, of Madill, Oklahoma, and Oehlhof have made their way to the pay window at […]
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Martin Wins NCHA Summer Spectacular Derby Amateur Championship

Since their show pen debut at the 2018 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity, where they finished sixth in the Amateur finals, Grant Martin, of Hensley, Arkansas, and CD Stylish Catt, bred by Ronald Varvera, of Fredericktown, Missouri, have been on one successful run after another — qualifying for the finals in each event they […]
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Pattillo Defends NCHA Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Unlimited Amateur Title

As Langston Pattillo and High Stylin CD walked into the pen for the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular McAlister Assets Classic/Challenge Unlimited Amateur finals, Pattillo was just happy to be there. Sporting stiches on his chin from a bike accident a week prior that knocked him out, he was glad to […]