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 […]

Magnificent Seven Competition Returns to Western States Horse Expo

The Magnificent Seven All Around Stock Horse Competition will return to the Western States Horse Expo in Sacramento, California, June 8-10, 2018, at the Cal-Expo. This event will feature the best riders and horses from all across the country competing in the reined cow-horse competition. Each rider must demonstrate superior horsemanship skills, nerves of steel, […]

Sanchez and Earthly Riches Score NRCHA Open Bridle World Championship

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions, held Feb. 9-17 in Fort Worth, Texas, is three shows rolled into nine days of competition. Although the calendar says 2018, the World Championship portion of the Celebration of Champions marked the official conclusion of the 2017 show season by determining World and National Champions in 15 […]

Cow Horse and Chill

“Down the Fence” (2017), an award-winning documentary about the reined cow horse discipline, is now available on Netflix.

Gorrell Clinches First Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Championship with Plain Catty

What a year for National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Professional Jake Gorrell, of Hanford, California. He achieved Million Dollar Rider status in August, and then rocked the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Open finals fence work in Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday, Oct. 14. He rode Plain Catty to score a stupendous 225, clinching his first […]

NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Herd Work Prelims Complete

At the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity in Fort Worth, Texas, horses and riders in the Futurity Open divisions completed the second leg of preliminary competition, the herd work, on Sunday, Oct. 8. Two offspring of NRCHA Million Dollar Sire WR This Cats Smart earned identical 222 scores to share the […]