We crunched the numbers to find the leading Open, Non-Pro and Amateur Sires in the history of the NCHA Super Stakes, according to Equi-Stat.
The all-time leading sires in the history of the NCHA Futurity include titans of the industry as well as impressive younger sires still defining their legacy in the sport.
It may have taken Wendi Lund and Smooth As Tamulena awhile, but they finally captured that elusive World title in Fort Worth. Wendi Lund had mixed feelings as she rode Smooth As Tamulena into the show pen at the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions. As they began their Non-Pro Bridle finals […]
Alexa Stent is familiar with generations of Smooth Little Bow’s lineage, and together in the cutting pen, the pair put together a fluid run on Wednesday that appeared decades in the making at the NCHA’s Brazos Bash. The dashing duo’s 431.5 composite bested the Non-Pro Futurity field at the Silverado Arena in Weatherford with runs […]
Metallic Cat continues to shatter records and overtake his competition. Yet again, he surpassed an elite mark as a Western performance horse sire.
As I write this, I’m sitting at the Quarter Horse News (QHN) booth in Fort Worth, Texas, during a cattle change for the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Open semifinals. The buzz in the Best of the West trade show seems livelier tonight than it has been in years. I see smiling faces — […]
Two top-notch stallions joined the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Million Dollar Sire league: Metallic Cat and Smooth As A Cat. The offspring of these elite sires, both sired by High Brow Cat, have exceeded the prestigious seven-figure milestone inside the reined cow horse industry.
Two riders came out on top in the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes Classic Amateur finals, which saw 34 horses compete for the title. The first was Langson Pattillo, who rode Dualin Smooth Legacy to a 221 from the 19th hole. The score was matched two draws later by James Vangilder and Smooth […]
SJR Smooth Cowgirl isn’t a brawny horse, but owner Barney Mac Smith said the roan mare more than makes up for it with grit.