Katie Fonsen Young piloted Travalen Miles to the El Rancho Futurity Non-Pro Championship. Pictured here aboard Copper Cat at the PCCHA Futurity, Fonsen Young is also the owner and breeder of Travalen Miles. -- Midge Ames Photo.

Katie Fonsen Young Hits Trifecta In El Rancho Futurity Non-Pro

Katie Fonsen Young scored a triple play in the El Rancho Futurity Non-Pro, winning the Championship aboard a gelding she also owned and bred.

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 […]

Shepard Passes $7 Million Milestone

Austin Shepard, of Summerdale, Alabama, passed a major earnings milestone at the West Texas Futurity, held Aug. 12-20 in Amarillo, Texas. He joined Equi-Stat Elite $9 Million Rider Phil Rapp and two $8 million riders – Matt Gaines and Lloyd Cox – as the only riders to earn more than $7 million in the National […]

Video Shows Alleged Horse Abuse At Whitesboro cutting

An incident of alleged horse abuse at a National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA)-approved event Saturday, July 15, near Whitesboro, Texas, on Tuesday continued to attract attention from people in the industry. Recently, a Quarter Horse News(QHN) staff member was given the chance to watch two short cell phone videos said to be of the event in question.

NCHA Investigates Alleged Horse Abuse at Texas Cutting

The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) on Saturday acknowledged receiving allegations of horse abuse at an approved cutting held last week near Whitesboro, Texas. In a statement, the NCHA said it received a written complaint of abuse that allegedly happened on July 15.  “The complaint is being fully investigated and will be acted upon under […]
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Three to be Inducted Into NCHA Members Hall of Fame

2011 RobertCharlesBrown 2011CottonStakes KelseyPecsekRobert Charles Brown • Photo by Kelsey PecsekRobert Charles Brown, of Tallulah, Louisiana, Jerry Durant, of Weatherford, Texas, and Bob Mayfield, of Wills Point, Texas, will be inducted into the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Members Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 25 during the 2016 NCHA Convention. All three inductees have been enthusiastic cutters and NCHA supporters for decades.