Long or short, black neoprene or brown mohair, all cinches have the same purpose — to keep a saddle on the horse’s back. It sounds simple. Yet, cinch selection involves understanding how the cinch can affect the saddle’s position and fit, as well as how the cinch’s material can affect a horse’s skin.
The second weekend of July is always special for trainer Todd Crawford, because it's the Equi-Stat Elite $3 Million Rider's birthday. This year, he and SCR Crackalackin gave himself a gift.
In what turned out to be a long day that put at risk both curfews and bedtimes, what would you expect of a 16-year-old waiting to compete on this type of stage? “I was so nervous,” said Lannie-Jo Lisac, a high school sophomore from Pueblo, Colorado. “I knew there were so many good horses and […]
Jerry Smoke and Todd Crawford win 2019 AQHA Senior Working Cow Horse title.
Trevor Hale already has a collection of coveted golden globe trophies from the Built Ford Tough American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World Championship Show. But those are all in roping. His most recent, which he earned Aug. 7, is for the working cow horse. “I’ve always thought the event looked like fun, and I’ve liked […]
Tang N Tecate was a World Champion and two-time National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) premier event winner, but the owners of the late gelding say he was also a teacher and example of perseverance.
The pressure was rising in the John Justin Arena at the Will Rogers Memorial Complex in Fort Worth, Texas, on Aug. 18. The Southwest Reined Cow Horse Association (SRCHA) Pre-Futurity Open fence work took place, and the 31 teams with the highest total on two came back in the evening for a showdown to see […]
A new Open finals format will be implemented for the 2018 National Reined Cow Horse Association Futurity.
SJR Smooth Rio, shown by Corey Cushing and Mamas Voodoo Shiner, shown by Todd Crawford, are tops thus far in the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Open rein work preliminaries.