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CR Tuff Tornado & Eric Freitas • Photo by Kate Bradley Byars

Time Tested Tuff

Eric Freitas made major changes in his life to ensure he was a competitive non-pro in the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA). Those physical changes coupled with a passion for the sport helped him achieve the NRCHA Stallion Stakes Non-Pro Championship with his gelding CR Tuff Tornado.
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Déjà Vu in Vegas

The last time Justin Wright and Eric Freitas showed horses in Las Vegas, they both returned to California with a win. For Wright, topping the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Stallion Stakes field riding Freitas’ Scooter Kat felt eerily familiar; however, winning an NRCHA premier event was even more special for this longtime trainer-owner […]
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Non-Pros Cut, Slide and Circle to Hackamore Classic Championships

The weather in Fort Worth, Texas, during the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hackamore Classic Non-Pro rein and cow work may have been chilly and wet, but inside the John Justin arena, riders were firing out their best performances. After the dust settled, five riders were crowned the champion in their divisions. “It’s a […]