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Peppys From Heaven and Larry Hall were the 7-Up Non-Pro Champions at the 1994 Abilene Western. • Photo by Teresa Jett

Peppys From Heaven Laid to Rest

Peppys From Heaven, a 1987 mare by Peppy San Badger and out of Royal Blue Boon, passed away after spending her entire life owned by the same family. At 32 years old, she was humanely euthanized and laid to rest beside her dam at Larry Hall’s Cutting Horses in Weatherford, Texas.  The stout red roan […]
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Cutting Horse Enthusiast Jim Holmes Dies

Cutting horse rider, breeder and owner James F. “Jim” Holmes, of Longmont, Colorado, died Thursday, May 23, at the age of 82. A successful entrepreneur and businessman, Holmes was passionate about his cutting horses and the cutting horse industry. He served as president of the Western States Cutting Horse Association and was inducted into the […]
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Highbrow Supercat Laid to Rest

The day before Mother’s Day, Highbrow Supercat, a distinguished mom herself, was laid to rest. The mare had been in colic surgery at Oakridge Equine Hospital in Edmond, Oklahoma, but didn’t recover and passed away May 11.
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Dick Gaines Passes Away

Dick Gaines, of Wichita Falls, Texas, has passed away at the age of 75 following an illness. Gaines, a past National Cutting Horse Association President, died on Jan. 15, according to a Facebook post from Horsemen For Christ. Gaines, who was an Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider and the father of Equi-Stat Elite $8 Million Rider Matt […]

Mary “Muffy” Rogers Passes Away

Mary Lynne “Muffy” Rogers peacefully departed this world on Feb. 18, 2018, with her family by her side. Rogers was born in Chula Vista, California. She attended Orme School in Mayer, Arizona, and then attended the University of Wyoming her freshman year. In Laramie, Wyoming, she first met Glenn Rogers Jr. when they drag raced. […]

Futurity Champion KR Lil Conquistador Laid to Rest

A horse that lived life to pester others and become a champion has passed away. KR Lil Conquistador, the 2005 All American Quarter Horse Congress and National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Open Champion under the hand of Shawn Flarida, was euthanized due to founder. The gelding was 16.