Cutting horses have to be agile to be successful, but sometimes it’s the rider’s composure and ability to control the speed that is as important as the horse’s athleticism. Madalyn Colgrove, of Boligee, Alabama, said that was the key to winning the 5/6-Year-Old Non-Pro Championship at this year’s Cattlemens Derby and Classic. “The cows were […]
Madalyn Colgrove said she wasn’t nervous before the Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting event at the Augusta Futurity. Two cows into Thursday night’s Non-Pro finals, that began to change.
Oklahoman Ty Moore rode Sweet Sister Cat to the second straight Futurity Non-Pro Championship of the mare’s career with a victory at the Cotton Stakes.
Madalyn Colgrove is just 14 years old, but she bested nearly all of her amateur competitors at the Cotton Stakes, held Sept. 7-14 in West Monroe, La. In three out of four finals, she emerged victorious.