Champion Talks with Roy Rich

Quarter Horse News Editor Kelsey Pecsek caught up with 2017 National Reined Cow Horse Association Open Bridle National Champion Roy Rich, who won his title riding Rocking J Ranch Inc.’s Very Smart Luck. The 2011 gelding (Very Smart Remedy x Gunna Be Lucky x Gunna Smoke), who amassed 177 year-end points during the year, has lifetime […]

Hickory Holly Time & Kelby Phillips Are the World’s Greatest

The World’s Greatest Horseman is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year. Every February, the best cow horse competitors gather in Fort Worth, Texas, to showcase their bridle horses in four events with hopes of claiming the prestigious title on the last day of the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration […]

SLR Won Smart Wolf Grasps Open Two Rein World Championship

John Swales, of Millarville, Alberta, Canada, the 2017 World’s Greatest Horseman Champion, added another major accolade to his resume when he guided SLR Won Smart Wolf (Paddys Irish Whiskey x Smart Miss Wolf x Smart Trip Olena) owned by Keri Hudson-Reykdal, to the Open Two Rein World Championship.

Duals Lucky Charm Adds New Title to Résumé

Reined cow horse derbies are specifically for 4- and 5-year-old horses. They are shown two-handed in a snaffle bit or hackamore and judged in three events: herd work, rein work and cow work. At the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions on Monday, Feb. 12 in Fort Worth, Texas, winners in five […]