Snapdragons proved to be a wise investment for owner Shane Law, winning the 2021 Tres Osos Cow Horse Derby with Zane Davis. * Photo by Primo Morales

Owner’s Gamble Pays Off with Snapdragons in the Tres Osos Cow Horse Derby

When Snapdragons and Zane Davis won the Tres Osos Cow Horse Derby, it was a validation for an owner who took a chance a few years ago on a yearling whose bloodlines were ahead of his time.

Mastering the Mind Game with Zane Davis

Seasoned competitor and reined cow horse trainer Zane Davis knows the struggle of second-guessing your horse before a major event. Instead of panicking, Davis follows a systematic approach to regain the confidence to ride into the show pen.

Gorrell Clinches First Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Championship with Plain Catty

What a year for National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Professional Jake Gorrell, of Hanford, California. He achieved Million Dollar Rider status in August, and then rocked the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Open finals fence work in Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday, Oct. 14. He rode Plain Catty to score a stupendous 225, clinching his first […]

Reymageddon Rocks Reno

At the inaugural Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity, held Sept. 11-17 in Reno, Nevada, Reymageddon proved lightning can strike twice. The full brother to 2009 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Champion Reymanator carried professional Zane Davis to an exciting win at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center. Reymageddon (Dual Rey x Savannah […]

Rubys Radar & Zane Davis Lead NRCHA Hackamore Classic Rein Work

RubysRadarRubys Radar and Zane Davis • Photo by Primo MoralesThe first phase of National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hackamore Classic competition, the rein work, wrapped up under sunny skies at the Colorado State Fairgrounds in Pueblo, Colo., Wednesday, April 30. Leading the field of Open contenders is Rubys Radar, shown by Zane Davis, of Blackfoot, Idaho, and owned by Billie Filippini. The 2010 stallion scored a 146.5.

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A Time For Jazz & Zane Davis Top Montana Reined Cow Horse Futurity Open

ATimeForJazz ZDavisA Time For Jazz & Zane Davis - Photo by Scootemnshootem PhotographyThe Majestic Valley Arena in Kalispell, Mont., hosted the Montana Reined Cow Horse Futurity Oct. 11-13. Doug Williamson, of Bakersfield, Calif., was the judge for 135 entries. The show was originated and nurtured by Dave Vietor, assisted by a loyal group of board members who have kept it going. Unfortunately, Vietor passed away last year shortly after the Montana show, and this year, it was dedicated to his memory.