Bush Whacked made his sire proud as he broke into champion futurity ranks.

Bush Whacked Gives SRCHA Down Under Horsemanship Pre-Futurity Open Field a Good Thwack

Bush Whacked, the striking black stallion owned by Jay and Wendy McLaughlin, entertained the John Justin Arena crowd with an electrifying fence run during a triumphant set at the Southwest Reined Cow Horse Association (SRCHA) Down Under Horsemanship Pre-Futurity Open Futurity on Saturday night.  Bush Whacked (Blind Sided x Smart Bunny Lena x Smart Little […]
SJR Diamond Mist pedigree

In the Blood: SJR Diamond Mist

When SJR Diamond Mist won the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity last year, it was a “like father, like son” moment. The stallion’s sire, CD Diamond, won the same event in 2012. Corey Cushing, an Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Rider, showed both horses to their championships. During the finals, SJR Diamond […]
horse and rider and cow

EVENT RECAP: 2018 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity

Held Oct. 7-20, the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity hosted talented riders and horses from all over the country. In addition to the Futurity, the Hackamore Classic showcased horses 5 years old and younger, and events like the NRCHA Finals Reception/Hall of Fame Banquet, Kimes Ranch/TX Whiskey After Party, American Rope […]
horse and rider and cow

Ladies Lead NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Non-Pro

The second time was the charm for Hope Miller, of Brush Prairie, Washington, who came into the Will Rogers Coliseum on Oct. 19 for her second National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity ever to take home the Non-Pro Championship aboard the Dual Smart Rey mare Seven S Prettysmart. “She’s a super good […]
horse and rider and cow

NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Non-Pro Prelims Crowns Two Champions

Wes Housler made his first trip to the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity count when he rode two horses to two championships. In addition to winning the Amateur at the Hackamore Classic, he piloted a second horse to the Futurity Amateur title. Housler rode MCC Travalin Tos (MCC Travalin Cat x […]
horse and rider and cow

NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Prelims Complete

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Open preliminaries came to an end on Oct.15 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. They say it all comes down to the fence work, and that was demonstrated in the John Justin Arena. The last horse to work out of 209 […]