Trevor Carter demonstrating how to keep a horse on a circle

Hooked to the Circle: Keep a Horse on a Circle

A rider should not have to keep a horse on a circle, according to reined cow horse professional Trevor Carter. A horse should take more responsibility for maintaining a consistent circle, but the rider has to teach him to find it. “The difference between a good circle and a great circle is that your horse […]
MC-Cowhammer

Too Legit to Quit

A crowd of professionals gathered behind the arena gate to watch Limited Open rider Trevor Carter make his National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) event finals debut during the Stallion Stakes in Las Vegas. As the fence work score was called — a 220.5 — the celebration started.
smooth dera max

First Time Winner in Las Vegas

From Emmett, Idaho, to Las Vegas, Matt Frederick hauled one horse roughly 10 hours to compete in his first National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) premier event — the Stallion Stakes. The drive was worth the time, as he and Smooth Dera Max claimed the Level 1 Open win from the 12 other horse-and-rider teams […]