Some horses are just born special. Brenda Armstrong knew that PG Heavily Armed – the 2018 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open World Finals Show Champion – was a standout from the very start.
For the second year in a row, Little Jackson Cat won the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) $25,000 Novice World Finals Show Championship. This time, she and trainer Mike Wood did one better and also won the year-end World Championship.
Michelle Lemaster and Mootalic Cat entered the $5,000 Novice Non-Pro World Finals with an insurmountable $34,567 lead over the next-closest pursuer. But, they weren’t done winning yet.
Tears filled Tulsa Beck’s eyes after she finished her run in the second round of the $2,000 Limit/Rider World Finals. After two round-topping rides aboard a horse called Jet, the rider from Arizona, was the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Finals Show Champion.
Sometimes it’s better when things don’t go as planned.
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 […]