Cavessons, (also known as mouth shutters or nosebands) are commonly used in both the Western and English worlds. This piece of equipment was developed in ancient times it’s thought, by riders who needed more handling ability over their horses. It is worn under the western bridle and is often incorporated into English bridles.
NRCHA SNAFFLE BIT FUTURITY
Reno, NV – Sept. 22-Oct. 4, 2014
773 Entries - $355,000 Added - $1,038,662.64 Total Purse
National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Open competitors Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Reno Livestock Events Center.The second leg of preliminary competition, the rein work, wrapped up for
The second leg of preliminary competition, the rein work, wrapped up for National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Non-Pro competitors Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Reno Livestock Events Center.
The Futurity Non-Pro, a two go-round pencil finals class at the Cotton Stakes, held Sept. 7-14, attracted 14 competitors and their horses to West Monroe, La. Consistency was the name of the game, and Darren Blanton took top honors riding his homebred DB Smooth Cokette.
As the final horse-and-rider duo to go down the fence in eight sets of Futurity Open competition, Phillip Ralls and Call Me Mitch dominated the Protect the Harvest/Lucas Oil National Stock Horse Association (NSHA) Futurity Open.
Scott Weis and Rubys CD got the action started in the Great American Insurance National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Derby Gelding Open as the first team to work. They posted a 220 to put the pressure on the remaining 21 entries left in the finals.