The hard-stopping cutting stallion Smart Mate has died at the age of 30.
Just two weeks after her dam’s death, 2014 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open Horse of the Year Junie Wood was laid to rest. She was 10 years old.
Of Jerry Kimmel’s most cherished moments in a life full of many, the 2006 Fédération Equestre Internationale World Equestrian Games stands out. “He paid for the entire Team USA to travel to Aachen, Germany,” Greg Kimmel, Kimmel’s son, recalled. “They couldn’t raise all the money for the trip, and Dad said, ‘We’re going. We’re doing this.’ “He […]
A stallion known for his versatility as both a performer and a sire has died at the age of 25.
Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Sire Quanah O Lena has left this world for greener pastures. On Thursday, Dec. 26, the stallion was humanely euthanized after suffering a small stroke at the age of 32.
The Western performance horse industry has changed forever with the loss of an undeniable legend.
An Equi-Stat Elite $3 Million Sire has been humanely euthanized. He was 25 years old.
The reining industry has lost a great performance horse and sire.
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.
The death of a National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open World Champion and million-dollar producer has the Western performance horse industry in mourning. Bet Yer Blue Boons, an earner of $350,615, reportedly died at the age of 29 on May 1 due to complications from colic.