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Lil Lena Long Legs. • Photo by John Brasseaux.

Lil Lena Long Legs Powers To $1 Million Status

In 2008, Michelle Cannon was looking for high-caliber mares to breed to her promising young stallion, Shiners Nickle, when she heard about Lil Lena Long Legs.  She fell in love with the daughter of Smart Little Lena as soon as she saw her at that year’s National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Sales.
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Shepard Sweeps Open Finals at NCHA Eastern Nationals

With his first of three horses slated to compete in the Open finals at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Eastern Nationals in Jackson, Mississippi, Austin Shepard drew second amidst a field of 17 horse-and-rider teams. Riding to the herd aboard the Center Ranch-owned Woody Be Tuff stallion CR Dualin Tuff, Shepard marked a 219, which […]

“Big A” Aces in Fort Worth 

At a show like the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular, there is plenty of anticipation leading up to the Derby Open, and this year the performances brought the house down.