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Nick Dowers and Smart Shiney Playboy won the 2019 Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Championship. * Photo by Molly Montag.

Smart Shiney Playboy & Nick Dowers Triumph in Reno

Smart Shiney Playboy almost didn't get to go to the Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity. Good thing Nick Dowers decided to go with his gut and bring the gelding along to "The Biggest Little City in the World."
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Committee to Select RTTH 2019 Wild Card Competitors

There’s a new Wild Card Competition coming to Road to the Horse (RTTH) 2019 that will showcase three gifted horsemen. Each one will start an untouched 6666 Ranch colt, and the winner is guaranteed a spot in Road to the Horse 2020 where they will compete for a $125,000 purse. Road to the Horse has […]

Four Sixes Ranch Releases Road to the Horse 2018 Remuda

As the Road to the Horse Remuda runs into the Alltech Arena for the very first time, AC/DC’s Thunderstruck echoes through the speakers. Seeing the Four Sixes Ranch colts charge into the Alltech Arena is one of the biggest highlights at every Road to the Horse event. The Four Sixes Ranch has compiled a selection […]

Dowers Rides Still Get Jealous to Top IRCHA Futurity

Nick Dowers and 2014 stallion Still Get Jealous (One Time Pepto x ARC Cat Her Please x Chic Please) bested a field of 45 other hopefuls to capture the Idaho Reined Cow Horse Association Futurity Open Championship. The duo’s composite score of 587.5 was the highest score by 3 points, with a 146 in the […]
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Cats Merada 2-Year-Old Tops First Day of NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales

quejanaisacatQuejanaisacat and Nick Dowers drew cheers from the crowd after the bidding stopped at $115,000.Quejanaisacat fetched the highest bid of $115,000 on the first of two days of sales at the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity in Reno, Nevada, on Sept. 30. A total of 107 horses were sold through three sessions, with the highest prices posted during the Select 2-Year-Old Sale.