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NCHA President Ora Diehl talked to QHN about the opportunities and challenges facing the association. • Photo courtesy of Ora Diehl.

Inside Info: Q&A With NCHA President Ora Diehl

What are the biggest challenges and opportunities for the National Cutting Horse Association? What about new programs or initiatives?
Lindy Burch using cutting horse spurs

Important Tips for Choosing and Using Cutting Horse Spurs

If you’re new to cutting or thinking of getting involved in cutting you may have attended some shows or watched some live stream cutting to get a better understanding of the sport. If so, you might be wondering how the horses are guided with only legs and feet and without the use of reins. Follow […]
Blackish and Lloyd Cox

Blackish and Julie Jarma on the Move at The Non-Pro

Julie Jarma is a brand-new resident of Ardmore, Oklahoma, and this week gave herself a nice housewarming gift in the form of a non-pro championship. Jarma and Blackish vanquished all comers in the 5/6 Year Old Non-Pro class at The Non-Pro plus The Open at the Hardy Murphy Coliseum, not far from home, with a […]
Too Suen to Drive and Ryan Rapp

Ryan Rapp Celebrates His Birthday with a Non-Pro Win

Ryan Rapp will look back on the second week of June and remember it as being a very nice several days. On Friday, he celebrated the occasion of his 19th birthday, and two days before that, he and Boon Too Suen mare Too Suen To Drive achieved triumph, winning the 4 Year Old Non-Pro class […]

Holy Cow: Sanctus, Rodrigo Taboga as Hot as Oklahoma

Sanctus is a Latin word for “holy.” Sanctus the horse, a 2016 sorrel stallion and son of High Brow Cat, is becoming synonymous with “derby winner.” The 4-year-old backed up his derby triumph at The Cattlemen’s in March — seems ages ago now with all that’s happened since then — by winning the 4 Year […]