Playing With Rey and trainer David Dillman landed in a familiar place at the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby – getting their picture taken after winning the Limited Open Championship.
Smart Lookin Nurse’s barn name, “Finn,” is said to be an Americanized version of the Spanish word for last – el fin – he was dubbed for being the last foal born that year at Wagonhound Land & Livestock. “I jokingly say, hopefully, that’s the last time he’s last,” said owner-rider Bart Holowath.
Chris Dawson and CSR Lay Down Sally rode a monster fence score to win the $25,000-added CD Survivor Memorial Open Bridle Spectacular Friday night in Paso Robles, California.
Chance Harman met his future employer, Chris Dawson, four years ago after finishing a rein work round at the NRCHA Derby. This year, the assistant trainer rode the Dawson barn into the Derby winner’s circle.
Garrell Williams could feel the nerves as she rode Sparks On The Fence into the arena with the lead for the Non-Pro Limited cow work in the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby. Didn’t matter. The Arizona horsewoman was determined to do her mount justice.
It was very close, but Californian Clayton Edsall came out on top of the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) herd work preliminary round.
For the second year in a row, Step To The Light (CD Lights x Shinersdiamondjackie x Shining Spark) and Justin Wright topped the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby Open rein work preliminary round.
The first foal by the late Doc’s Hickory to be born in more than a decade hit the ground earlier this year at Oswood Stallion Station in Weatherford, Texas.
The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby kicked off with the Bridle Spectaculars and horse show classes in Paso Robles, California.
Two seminars planned this summer by the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) will provide horse owners with the latest information about equine health.