A group of loose cattle that escaped from holding pens at Will Rogers Memorial Center Tuesday night entered the city of Fort Worth's Cultural District, officials say.
Spectators will be allowed at the 2020 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity. There will be social distance and capacity restrictions.
John Tolbert, 64, died Tuesday morning in his sleep at home in Greenville, Texas, friends of the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Hall of Famer confirmed. Before induction into the NCHA Rider Hall of Fame in 1994, the Goliad, Texas, native, who began training professionally in 1981, reached the pinnacle of his sport atop Bobs […]
Progress being what it is, a new arena was a long overdue need for a city of Fort Worth growing out of its blue jeans. Fortunately for the Western performance horse industry, its major events stayed at the venerable Will Rogers Coliseum or a surrounding building on the sacred grounds. The Will Rogers Memorial Center […]
Over the last 100 years, there really is no equal to Will Rogers when you calculate the sum of his parts as a stage and film actor, vaudeville performer, humorist and social commentator. “I have a lot of big ideas,” Will said in 1930, five years before his death in a plane crash in Alaska, […]
If anybody had any doubts about Docs Okie Quixote, the National Cutting Horse Futurity Association Futurity champion only months earlier, those were all erased when he followed it up with a convincing triumph at the Super Stakes in 1984. And if that weren’t enough, he won the Derby later in the year to become the […]
In the archives of Ron Malone’s most excellent adventure called life is a treatise authored for the Santa Clara Law Review by a young up-and-comer with 40 years of lawyering in front of him. “Obscenity: The Pig in the Parlor” is laden with the lawyer speak typical of such a scholarly appraisal of First Amendment […]
Dox Miss N Reno, who emerged on her sport’s biggest stage as the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity champion in 1992, died on Wednesday. The mare by Miss N Cash and out of Doc Quixote mare Paloma Quixote was 31. “She decided it was her time. She laid down and that was it,” said […]
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 […]
The No. 13 has gotten a bad rap over the centuries, thanks largely — the wanna-be numerologists believe, anyway — to Judas Iscariot being the 13th to have a sit at Christ’s Last Supper all those years ago. Ever since then, skyscrapers and hotels haven’t had a 13th floor, or something like that. Just stay […]