The annual National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Eastern National Championships, featuring competition for any-age horses and Open, Non-Pro, Amateur and Youth riders, begins Monday, March 4, at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds in Jackson, Miss., and continues through March 16.
NRCHA Hackamore Classic May 1-5, in Pueblo, Colo. The Board approved the proposal at its Feb. 22 regular meeting in Pilot Point, Texas.The National Reined Cow Horse Board of Directors has announced a reduction in entry fees for several divisions at the upcoming
Reined cow horse sire Master Remedy (Doc's Remedy x Wininic x Sugar Vandy), bred and owned by Ward Ranch, Kingsburg, Calif., died Feb. 14 of age-related natural causes. He was 33.
The 1980 stallion was one of only four horses to sire three National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Champions – Master Checks, Otoe Master and Masteroani. The other three stallions to accomplish the task were King Fritz, Nu Cash and Smart Chic Olena.
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