Slate River Ranch mare named Pet Squirrel competing in the cutting pen
Cutting breeder Slate River Ranch’s leading money-earner is Pet Squirrel, who was ridden by Jim Vangilder to the Classic/ Challenge Non-Pro Championship during the 2008 NCHA Summer Spectacular. Photo by Ross Hecox

In Total Harmony: Slate River Ranch

The successful teamwork between Slate River Ranch owner Glade Knight and trainer John Mitchell has produced numerous champion cutting horses. A “magic cross” may produce a champion performer that will reward his or her breeder with a ranking among the industry leaders. When it comes to Glade Knight’s Slate River Ranch, which ranks among the […]

2019 Cutting Breeder Statistics

Earnings for this statistical section were compiled by Equi-Stat, a division of Cowboy Publishing Group. All of the main cutting, reining and reined cow horse breed- er charts include major limited-age money through Dec. 31, 2018, as well as earnings from weekend, ancillary or horse show events that were recorded in the database through Aug. 31, 2018. […]

2019 Cutting Owner Statistics

The Equi-Stat Owner Statistics were first published by Quarter Horse News in 2012. This statistical section was established to recognize cutting, reining and reined cow horse owners for their horses’ accomplishments in the show pen. The owners range from veterans — who have been in the industry for decades — to new- comers, all of whom are […]
Tin Man

Tin Man Shatters Sale Record

When Hip No. 1099 walked in the sale ring on Dec. 3 during the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale Session I, everyone stopped to pay attention. Tin Man displayed a degree of skill and athleticism rarely seen in a horse his age.