The 2020 Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association Holy Cow Performance Horses Futurity, Cutting Stakes, and Classic/Challenge is set to kick off Oct. 1-10, 2020, at South Point Arena in Las Vegas, NV.
Where do good horses come from? What about great ones? I think most of us can agree it’s a careful balance of genetics, athleticism, conformation and trainability … all with at least a pinch of God-given talent. But what it takes to develop great horses into performers in our industry is a different matter. Along with […]
Here Comes The Boon was named in a play on the artist Nelly’s song titled, “Here Comes the Boom.” In it, the rapper says: “ain’t in it to win; to win it I’m all in.” For Here Comes The Boon’s pilot, Lance Johnston, the words are spot on target. To win the Open and Intermediate […]
Today, I feel impressed to share with my readers the freakishly amazing run that James Payne had on PG Heavily Armed last week in the second round of the Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open World Finals. They marked an ASTOUNDING 232! Check this out: My hat’s off to James and his whole crew. Wow! […]
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.
Moon Cat CD was a wild child in her training, but the California-bred mare delivered a professional performance Friday night in the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Futurity Open in Las Vegas.
Several small cutting futurities have already taken place, and the 3-year-old athletes have built more confidence in the herd. That sureness in tough situations proved to be valuable in the Futurity Open at the Brazos Bash, where the cattle were testy.
The 30th anniversary of the Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity is almost ready to begin in Ardmore, Okla. The event is set to take place at the Hardy Murphy Coliseum starting on Tuesday, Oct. 21, and competition will continue through Sunday, Oct. 26. Visit SWRHA online for the show schedule and draws, as more information […]