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(left) Caution Piping Hot & R.L. Chartier, (right) Summer Time Fun & James Payne

Summer Time Fun and Caution Piping Hot Tie NCHA Summer Spectacular Derby Open

After the first three horses walked into the pen during the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Derby Open, held Aug. 4 at the Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas, the score to beat was a 219. Summer Time Fun and James Payne did that and then some when they marked […]
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The Kwack Shack Claims Derby Limited Open at NCHA Summer Spectacular

As draw No. 2 in the 17-head Derby Limited Open finals at the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular, The Kwack Shack, a gelding bred by PJ Cutters LLC and owned by Anderson Cattle Co., of Victoria, Texas, and Pedro Ornelas impressed the judges to the tune of a 222. The score […]
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Martin Wins NCHA Summer Spectacular Derby Amateur Championship

Since their show pen debut at the 2018 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity, where they finished sixth in the Amateur finals, Grant Martin, of Hensley, Arkansas, and CD Stylish Catt, bred by Ronald Varvera, of Fredericktown, Missouri, have been on one successful run after another — qualifying for the finals in each event they […]
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Pattillo Defends NCHA Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Unlimited Amateur Title

As Langston Pattillo and High Stylin CD walked into the pen for the Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular McAlister Assets Classic/Challenge Unlimited Amateur finals, Pattillo was just happy to be there. Sporting stiches on his chin from a bike accident a week prior that knocked him out, he was glad to […]
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NCHA Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Amateur Ends in Tie

The Metallic Cat National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Amateur boasted 21 entries split into two sets, and from each set one horse-and-rider team rose to the top. By the time the class ended, their matching scores had not been topped. In set No. 1, Bridget Trenary rode Brenda Rreys to a 218 […]
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Regan Plendl Keeps Streak Alive with Summer Spectacular Victory

Regan Plendl and Cats Lightning Rey continued their streak of wins as they thundered to a 220, winning the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Metallic Cat Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Non-Pro finals.  “The crowd tonight, they were pulling for me, so that was cool,” Plendl said.  Plendl and Cats Lightning Rey (NRR Cat King Cole x […]

The Animal Powers to NCHA Summer Spectacular Derby Open Win

At the 2017 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity, The Animal and Lee Francois roared through the Open finals, marking a 225.5 that ultimately gave them the Reserve Championship. They returned to the Will Rogers Coliseum on Aug. 5 in the Metallic Cat NCHA Summer Spectacular Derby Open finals and rocked the pen again, stealing […]