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One of the all-time leading non-pro cutting horses, Woody Be Lucky, has died. The earner of more than $705,000 was a big horse, but had the unique ability to make himself seem small in front of a cow, regular pilot Dan Hansen said. • Photo by Suzanne Forrest.

“Freak” of Nature Woody Be Lucky Laid To Rest

They say true superstars go by their first names. Maybe that's why the late Woody Be Lucky -- one of the all-time leading non-pro cutting horses -- was better known as "Freak."

No Separating Top Two Non-Pros In Vegas Mercuria

Bill Cowan entered his first Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting event on Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. After tying for the Non-Pro Co-Championship, it’s safe to say he’s a fan.

Amateur Hour

The Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting events are known for bringing high-energy crowds and attracting some of the industry’s greatest any-age athletes. The event is made up of main Open and Non-Pro divisions, but amateurs have been wanting in on a part of the action.

Eazee E Fires Back with Mercuria Open Championship

Two mares, Eazee E and Deluxe Checks, were running 1-2 atop the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open World standings going into the El Rancho Futurity. The most recent tally showed Kevin and Sydney Knight’s Eazee E trailing Deluxe Checks by almost $15,000 going into the California event, but she and Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million […]

Metalic Al Wows at Idaho Mercuria

The Idaho Cutting Horse Association (ICHA) Futurity and Aged Event is a popular show each year, and the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA)/Mercuria World Series of Cutting event it hosts always brings a big and rowdy crowd.

QB Cat Commands Attention in Calgary

The Calgary Stampede was the fifth stop for the eight-leg Mercuria/National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Series of Cutting, and the race for the top 15 in the World standings just got hotter.

Mercuria Wins Shake Up NCHA World Standings

Mercuria/NCHA World Series of Cutting held at the Pacific Coast Cutting Horse Association (PCCHA) Core Balance Derby on Saturday saw new faces jump into the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World standings in both the Open and Non-Pro.