CD Olena is an NCHA Futurity Champion who still figures prominently in the pedigrees of today's cutting horses and reined cow horses.
In 2007, we saw one of the most outstanding runs to ever win the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Open Championship. It was accurate, intense and filled with cow expression. It was also the run the crowd wanted to win. The following year, High Brow CD’s winning run was what people measured all other […]
The Clovis Livestock Auction in New Mexico conducted its annual Winter Horse Sale in November, along with the third annual Clovis-Cactus Cow Horse Futurity. Eighteen entries competed for a purse of $26,500, a cactus saddle and prizes donated by Cactus Saddlery. The event consisted of three events: dry work reining pattern, cow work and steer […]
A spell of bad luck didn’t deter Thomas Bray and Im Highly Decorated from cutting their way to victory in the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Metallic Cat Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Limited Open. The duo scored a 221.5 to bring home the title, winning $11,954. “I hadn’t made the finals in here [Will Rogers Coliseum] […]
We all know that High Brow CD was the highlight of Western Bloodstock’s The Evening Session sale, held during the 2018 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity. We all watched $7 million rider Austin Shepard tear up as he spoke of High Brow CD, stating, “He is the best horse I have ever rode.” Chris […]
Last week, after some Futurity fatigue, my wife, Jane, and I were invited by my parents to spend a few days with them, my brother and his wife in New York City. It was really great to spend some quality time with all of them. We had prearranged plans to attend a few Broadway plays. How […]
Equi-Stat Elite $7 Million Rider Austin Shepard fought back tears as he spoke on behalf of Hip No. 4050, High Brow CD, during The Evening Session at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Sales.
Bill Cowan entered his first Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting event on Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. After tying for the Non-Pro Co-Championship, it’s safe to say he’s a fan.