Chantz Stewart and Cowsmackin won the NRCHA Stallion Stakes Amateur Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada. • Photo by Primo Morales.

Back In Cow Horse, Arizona Non-Pro Wins NRCHA Stakes

Chantz Stewart has competed in reining, barrels and roped a few different ways, but this year the versatile non-pro found success at the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Stallion Stakes.
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This One Time Carries Todd Bergen To Win NRCHA Stakes Open

ThisOneTime TBergenThis OneTime & Todd Bergen • Photo by Primo MoralesClinched by a 228 cow work that he called a personal best, National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Million-Dollar Rider Todd Bergen, of Eagle Point, Ore., claimed the 2014 NRCHA Stakes Open Championship April 5 at the South Point Equestrian Center in Las Vegas, Nev., riding This One Time (One Time Pepto x Katie Starlight x Grays Starlight), owned by Pamela Bailey.
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Smooth N Cash & Jake Gorrell Win NRCHA Stakes Open Bridle Spectacular

SmoothNCash JGorrell 14SDSmooth N Cash with Jake Gorrell and owners Don & Bonnie RoloffThe National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA’s) most impressive equine athletes, the bridle horses, shined brighter than the lights of the Las Vegas strip at the South Point Equestrian Center, as the competition wrapped up in the $25,000-added Holy Cow Performance Horses Open Bridle Spectacular at the South Point Equestrian Center.
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Chris Dawson Rides Travelin Jonez To NRCHA Stakes Open Championship

TravelinJonez ChrisDawsonTravelin Jonez and Chris Dawson's score of 225.5 in the fence work secured the NRCHA Stakes Open Championship. Photo by Stacy Pigott Chris Dawson, Jacksboro, Texas, claimed the NRCHA Stakes Open Championship Saturday night at the South Point Equestrian Center in Las Vegas, Nev., aboard his own horse, Travelin Jonez (Smart Chic Olena x Travelin With Sass x Travalena). Dawson piloted the 5-year-old stallion to a 664.5 composite score (221 herd/218 rein/225.5).

"Everything just came together. It was unbelievable," Dawson said.