It was July of 2017, and the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular was in full swing. Blake Patillo, of St. Elmo, Illinois, and his wife, Lori, were taking a final look at a High Brow CD gelding named High Stylin CD before they sealed the deal. They’d done their research, and the Sunrise […]
Sixteen-year-old Langston Pattillo knows how to finish a show in style. On closing day of the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Futurity show, the high school junior won two titles before pulling up stakes and heading home to Illinois.
The Derby Amateur finals kicked off the day on July 26 at the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular, with 31 horses and riders vying for the title. When it was all said and done, Cash Carpenter and Iggy Katzalea’s 218, marked from the sixth hole, held for the Championship. It was […]
After leading the first go-round in the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Amateur with a 218, Langston Pattillo and High Stylin CD carried their winning streak on to the finals. They went strides past their fellow competitors to score a 223 and claim the title.
Two riders came out on top in the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes Classic Amateur finals, which saw 34 horses compete for the title. The first was Langson Pattillo, who rode Dualin Smooth Legacy to a 221 from the 19th hole. The score was matched two draws later by James Vangilder and Smooth […]
In the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes Classic Limited Non-Pro finals, the stakes were high almost right from the start. Langston Pattillo guided High Stylin CD to a 222 from the third draw, and the pressure was on for the rest of the contestants. However, Chelsea Tatum, of Granbury, Texas, didn’t let nerves […]