Bill Cowan and homebred Billies Catty competed in their very first Mercuria/NCHA World Series of Cutting class on Saturday at Mane Event V in Las Vegas, Nevada. • Photo by Midge Ames.

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.
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Craig Crumpler & Junie Wood Top NCHA Futurity Non-Pro

JunieWood CCrumplerJunie Wood & Craig CrumplerWith a huge crowd filling the seats of Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas, the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Non-Pro finals kicked off Thursday, Dec. 12. With 26 horse-and-rider teams in the finals, it was Craig Crumpler and Junie Wood who came out on top with the Championship.
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Mandy McCutcheon Rides Ms Whiz Dunit To Win NRHA Futurity Non-Pro Go-Round

Ms Whiz Dunit MMcCutcheonMs Whiz Dunit & Mandy McCutcheonThe National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship is edging closer to its final weekend. The show runs through Dec. 7 at Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Okla. Mandy McCutcheon, of Aubrey, Texas, and her Ms Whiz Dunit (Topsail Whiz x A Bueno Poco Dunit) jumped to the top of the Level 4 Non-Pro standings with a go-round score of 219.

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Steven Borgia Sweeps SmartPak Derby Non-Pro Aboard Electric Starlight

ElectricStarlight SFlarida SBorgiaSteven Borgia (right) with Electric Starlight and Shawn FlaridaWhen Steven Borgia rode into the arena as the sixth draw in the Ariat Tulsa Reining Classic SmartPak Derby Non-Pro, someone asked, "Who's that?" It's for sure that everyone knows him now, as his 219.5 score on Electric Starlight (Jacs Electric Spark X Carino Del Cielo) held up through all 70 runs and he swept the Non-Pro Levels 4, 3, and 2 and claimed the Novice Non-Pro, as well.
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Two-Rein Champions Crowned At NRCHA Hackamore Classic

tuckerssmartcat-lynandersonTuckers Smart Cat and Lyn AndersonLyn Anderson and Tuckers Smart Cat win Open Two Rein; Glenn Kaplan and No Wright To Smoke top Non-Pro division

As the sun went down in Pueblo, Colo., on Thursday, May 2, the first of the NRCHA Hackamore Classic horse show competitors entered the arena for the Open and Non-Pro Two Rein classes.

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Kaitlyn Larsen, Light N Lily Cut Last and Best in Super Stakes Classic Non-Pro

KaitlynLarsen LightNLily webKaitlyn Larsen, McKennon Wimberly and Light N LilyKaitlyn Larsen and 6-year-old homebred mare Light N Lily secured their third title of early 2013 by topping Tuesday’s Classic Limited Non-Pro finals at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes with a last-draw 222 effort.