Reyly and Regan Plendl standing with their horses
Iowa high school seniors Reyly Plendl (left) and twin sister Regan (right) will compete in their third NCHA Futurity this year at the Will Rogers Memorial Center.

Living the Dream: Reyly and Regan Plendl

Regan Plendl just won the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Classic/Challenge Non-Pro on her family’s homebred Cats Lightning Rey. Here’s a throwback to the day Quarter Horse News caught up with the cutting-crazed teenager and her twin back in 2017. Ten years ago, twin sisters Reyly and Regan Plendl sat in front of the television […]

Vangilder and Plendl Ride to Top Placings at The Non Pro Plus The Open

Most fathers will do just about anything for their daughters, and so it was for James “Jim” Vangilder when he decided he’d hang up his cutting horse spurs 10 years ago to oversee his daughter, Grace’s, education, as well as her cutting exploits. An earner of more than $1 million, the 72-year-old Vangilder was concerned […]