ARC Ruby Playgunia and Matt Budge won the Open division of the Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association World Series of Cutting, held Feb. 24-25, at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo in Texas.
“Run To Reno,” an exciting new fence work and boxing-only competition for Non-Pro riders, joins the lineup at the National Reined Cow Horse Association’s Premier Events in 2013!
“Run To Reno” is open to all Non-Pro and Youth riders who compete in any of the horse show class divisions – Bridle, Hackamore, Two Rein or Limited - at the NRCHA Stakes, Hackamore Classic Show #1, Derby or Snaffle Bit Futurity.
The Arbuckle Mountain Futurity took place in Ardmore, Okla., Feb. 18-25. Sly Chance (That Sly Cat x Oaks Smart Chance x Doc’s Oak) carried Ashley Snider, Lipan, Texas, to a 224 in the 5/6-Year-Old Non-Pro for the win. The duo took home $13,089 for their performance.
2012 Florida Classic Non-Pro Derby Level 4 title on Miss Whizarima (Boggierima x Ghost Buster Baby x Topsail Whiz). They scored a 218.5 to win this year’s class and $5,363. Miss Whizarima is owned by Josiane’s dad, Francois Gauthier.Josiane Gauthier, Lucama, N.C., defended her
Red Strip Spook (Smart Spook x Ms Red Capri x Jacs Aledo Bar) owned by David Evans, Mike McEntire, Selma, N.C., scored a 226.5 to win the $10,000 added Level 4 Open division of the Florida Reining Horse Association (FRHA) Florida Classic Derby, held during the FRHA Florida Classic, Feb. 19-24 in Tampa, Fla.Riding
Jo Ellard, Addison, Texas, and Monty Johnson, Amarillo, Texas, have been announced as candidates in the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Vice President race.