Little Jackson Cat and Les Bates. • Photo by Molly Montag.

Les Bates Takes Catch Ride to Winner’s Circle at NCHA World Finals

Before this week, Les Bates had never ridden Little Jackson Cat. A little more than halfway through the week, he and the High Brow Cat mare were National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) $25,000 Novice Horse World Finals Show Champions.