Youth Ranch Horse Mentor Matchup Champions Loralee Ward and Smart Lookin CD, with mentor Shane Brown. • Photo by Performance Horse Photography, courtesy of NWSS

Loralee Ward & Smart Lookin CD Earn Mentor Matchup Championship

Ten riders ages 14-21 from Colorado and Wyoming were pre-selected and paired with industry professionals in the Youth Ranch Horse Mentor Matchup.
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Larson Takes Top Two in RMRHA Summer Slide

In the shadow of the mountains, CSR Flash Mob and Jordan Larson stunned the crowd at the Rocky Mountain Reining Horse Association (RMRHA) Summer Slide Futurity with a 226.5 in the Futurity Level 4 Open finals.

Shane Brown Wins Kentucky Reining Cup Freestyle Again

ShaneBrownFreestyleFor the second time in three years, Shane Brown won the World Championship Freestyle Reining tonight at the Kentucky Horse Park. He rode Shepherd Star to the title, receiving 228 points from the three judges.

Brown’s score put him just 1 point ahead of three riders who tied for second with a score of 227—Aaron Ralston on Blue Taris Glo, Drake Johnson on Sonic Chic Dream, and Pete Kyle on A Ruf Gal.