Opus Cat Olena and Clay Volmer, pictured at the Southwest Reined Cow Horse Association Pre-Futurity, tied with Shiners Diamond Cat and Justin Wright for the highest herd work score in the Open prelims at the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity. • Photo by Kristin Pitzer

NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Herd Work Prelims Complete

At the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity in Fort Worth, Texas, horses and riders in the Futurity Open divisions completed the second leg of preliminary competition, the herd work, on Sunday, Oct. 8. Two offspring of NRCHA Million Dollar Sire WR This Cats Smart earned identical 222 scores to share the […]

First Champions Crowned at NRCHA Derby

The Open finals aren’t until Saturday night, but several riders have already secured Championships at the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Derby. Jorge Cid, of Caracas, Venezuela, captured the NRCHA Derby Amateur Championship with his mare, Wright On Hickory. They won the class with a composite score of 640.5 (215 herd/215 rein/210.5 cow), banking $1,620. […]