The Augusta Futurity is known for its Southern hospitality, but organizers are kicking it up a notch for the show’s 40th anniversary in 2019. The $219,000-added show, slated for Jan. 12-19 in Augusta, Georgia, will feature The 40 – a new $40,000-added any-age cutting.
It’s only fitting that Bill Cowan and Catty Hawk each hit the $1 million mark this summer. The Oklahoma rancher, who owns the stallion with his wife, Michelle, has spent several years supporting the stud career of a horse they now consider part of the family.
When Janice Little learned that she was this year’s recipient of the Mary Kingsbury Amateur Sportsmanship Award, the Johnson City, Texas, cutter needed to have the news repeated to make sure she heard it correctly.
The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA), in response to questions about two suspended cutters, released a statement on Thursday explaining why the two riders – Ed and Brandon Dufurrena – were allowed to compete at the 2018 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show while under sanction by the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA).
Entries are open for the 2018 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Judging Contest. The competition will be held in conjunction with the NCHA Futurity. This year, the NCHA is welcoming a new division to the contest – FFA/4-H Senior Youth Division (14-18) – along with the established collegiate division. The competition, which will be held […]
The American Quarter Horse Foundation (AQHF) is raising money for a ranching internship program for college students interested in careers in horses and/or cattle.
The cutting industry has lost another influential sire. Nitas Wood has died.
The typical 40-year anniversary gift is a ruby, usually set in a necklace or other type of jewelry. The Augusta Futurity, which will celebrate 40 years in 2019, is doing something a little different.
Acclaimed cutting horse sire Dual Pep has passed away. The stallion was humanely euthanized Sept. 25, just two days after his daughter Tears From Heaven captured the Brazos Bash Futurity Open title less than 10 miles away from his longtime home at Alpha Equine.
A long-time member of the cutting community has died.