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The NRCHA Stallion Stakes, which was postponed due to coronavirus, has been rescheduled for later this year. Last year, Carter Trevor and MC Cowhammer won the Stallion Stakes Limited Open Championship. * Photo by Primo Morales.

Dates Announced for 2020 NRCHA Stallion Stakes

The NRCHA has found a new spot on the calendar for its 2020 Stallion Stakes.
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Will Rogers Memorial Center a Shrine to Love and Friendship

Progress being what it is, a new arena was a long overdue need for a city of Fort Worth growing out of its blue jeans. Fortunately for the Western performance horse industry, its major events stayed at the venerable Will Rogers Coliseum or a surrounding building on the sacred grounds. The Will Rogers Memorial Center […]
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Part II: Two of a Kind — Will Rogers and his Horses

Over the last 100 years, there really is no equal to Will Rogers when you calculate the sum of his parts as a stage and film actor, vaudeville performer, humorist and social commentator.  “I have a lot of big ideas,” Will said in 1930, five years before his death in a plane crash in Alaska, […]
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Two of a Kind: Will Rogers and His Horses

Over the last 100 years, there really is no equal to Will Rogers when you calculate the sum of his parts as a stage and film actor, vaudeville performer, humorist and social commentator.  “I have a lot of big ideas,” Will said in 1930, five years before his death in a plane crash in Alaska, […]
BoZhan Wei, owner of Ba Jun Heng Tong Equine Club, left, stands with boxed medical supplies.

APHA Makes Medical Supply Shipment from China Happen

Two North Texas hospitals received shipments of medical supplies from China on Thursday, thanks to long-distance friendships and connections made through the American Paint Horse Association. Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital and Cook Children’s Medical Center, both in Fort Worth, Texas, each received a donation from a group of Paint Horse enthusiasts in China. Texas […]
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Bet Hesa Cat Climbs into Elite Air as NRCHA Million Dollar Sire

Amid the COVID-19 national emergency was this piece of news announced by the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA). Stallion Bet Hesa Cat is the organization’s newest Million Dollar Sire. The 2006 red roan stallion, who is owned by the Bet Hesa Cat Syndicate and stands at the 6666 Ranch in Guthrie, Texas, has sired […]
Montana Silversmiths assembling masks in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.

Western Performance Horse Vendors Step in to Fill Mask Shortage

The last time we confronted a black swan event in terms of epidemic was more than 100 years ago, in 1918, with the deadly Spanish influenza. A report in the Fort Worth Star-Telegramsounded awfully familiar to the current events of COVID-19. “In answer to the Red Cross emergency call for aid in the Spanish influenza fight, […]

American Horse Council Develops COVID-19 Resource Center

The American Horse Council has developed a COVID-19 Resource Center on its website to address human health, horse health and business health as part of its response to the hardships and challenges created by the pandemic. The center contains articles, news, and, soon, officials expect, YouTube videos and other content, to help horse owners, equine […]
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Host Site Sought for 2021 NRCHA Derby

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) is seeking applications from venues interested in hosting next year’s NRCHA Derby, according to a request for proposal issued last week.