The West Texas Futurity debuted a new crop of performers, chomping at the bit to make a name for themselves in the 3-Year-Old Open finals. In the end, Stylish Hailee, piloted by Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider James Payne, rose to the top with a 219 marked from the fifth draw, which remained unchallenged throughout the 15-horse […]
The Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Open finals was 26 horses deep, but the winner was anything but a face among many. He had already made himself known during the first go, tying to top the round with a 224.
For some horses, transitioning to a new rider in a fairly short period of time can take some getting used to, but Cool N Hot proved he could be cool about the transition and remain hot in the arena. On June 17 at The Non Pro Plus the Open, he carried Sean Flynn to the […]
The Cattlemen’s Derby & Classic kicked off its first finals on March 5 in Graham, Texas. Thirteen teams vied for the 5/6-Year-Old Open Championship, but it was Once In A Blu Boon and Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider James Payne who bested the field to win the title for the second year in a row.