The second-annual Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity continued to highlight the heritage of reined cow horse competition in the Western states. The event, held Sept. 10-16 in Reno, Nevada, featured an increase in entries and strong competition. Quarter Horse News was on the scene getting the scoop on all the champions.
There are good surprises and bad surprises. Trainer Ken Wold finding out owner Daniel Perez bought Jule Of A Time without telling him? That was a great surprise.
When Ken Wold decided to geld his family’s versatile bridle horse, Real Smooth Cat, it wasn’t because the trainer didn’t think a lot of the stallion. It just made sense given the situation. Then Wold went and won last weekend’s National Stock Horse Association (NSHA) Futurity Intermediate aboard the stallion’s daughter, Real Smooth Liz.
Brother Jackson gave National Reined Cow Horse Association Hall of Fame rider Ken Wold the fence run he’d been chasing throughout his career.