Debbie Brautovich had never showed a futurity horse before the 2018 National Stock Horse Association Futurity. Thanks to a willing and patient equine partner, the California non-pro has already won her first championship.
Horses can influence a person’s life. Patience, perseverance and humility are common gifts equines give humans, but cow horse non-pro Eric Freitas said he got more than that from a mare named Buckle Up. She inspired him to get healthy.
With two big scores in the books, Shane Steffen was on a mission when he guided Gunna Be A Smartie into the main arena Friday night for the fence work of the World’s Richest Stock Horse.
It’s hard to know how a 3-year-old cutter is going to handle its first time going to the herd. Jeff Barnes added anther wrinkle to the equation with Tuff Crowd at the Cascades Futurity: It was the first time he’d ever cut a cow on the gelding.
Normally, there’s a chance Julie Clarke might get nervous when one of her cutting horses compete at big event. Fortunately, she was way too busy helping run the Cascades Futurity to worry too much as What Daddy Don Know walked to the herd in the Classic Challenge Open finals.
Andrew Coates was thrilled Cindy Lou Blue put everything together in the Derby Open at the Cascades Futurity. However, who was in the audience in Redmond, Oregon, made the win truly special.
Eric Wisehart had a plan in mind when he walked into the herd for the Cascades Futurity Intermediate Open finals. It worked out even better than he hoped.
A planned database would allow the public, industry officials and disaster responders to quickly look up microchip identification information about horses from multiple breed registrations, the American Horse Council (AHC) announced.
Cade McCutcheon grew up in Texas, but every year he returns to his family’s Minnesota roots.
Deadlines are coming up fast for the 2018 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity.