Tammy Hays made the most of her chance to ride Metallic Sparks in the NRCHA Stakes Non-Pro on Saturday, March 31, in Las Vegas. • Photo by Primo Morales.

Big Heart: “Midget” Wins NRCHA Stakes Non-Pro Championship

Tammy Hays is thrilled Metallic Sparks is so short. If he was much bigger, she probably wouldn’t have gotten the chance to win the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Stallion Stakes Non-Pro Championship with him.
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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.

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Cushing Leads NRCHA Stakes Open finalists

PRFSpoonfulOGold CoreyCushingPRF Spoonful O Gold, pictured at the 2012 NRCHA Derby as the Open Novice Horse Reserve Champion, is one of three Open finalists for Corey Cushing at the NRCHA Stakes in Las Vegas.The Open finalists have been determined for Saturday’s clean-slate finals at the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Stakes at the South Point Equestrian Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Corey Cushing’s composite 654.5 aboard Tonettes Playgun (Playgun x Peppys Tonette) tops the 20 Open finalists. In the Non-Pro, Tammy Jo Hays and Two Kitties heads a field of nine qualifiers for Saturday's clean-slate finals.

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NRCHA Unveils “Run To Reno” for Non-Pro and Youth Riders

nrcha-logo“Run To Reno,” an exciting new fence work and boxing-only competition for Non-Pro riders, joins the lineup at the National Reined Cow Horse Association’s Premier Events in 2013!

“Run To Reno” is open to all Non-Pro and Youth riders who compete in any of the horse show class divisions – Bridle, Hackamore, Two Rein or Limited - at the NRCHA Stakes, Hackamore Classic Show #1,  Derby or Snaffle Bit Futurity.