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Following previous gatherings ACTHA conducted yet another weekend workshop at noted Morning Star Ranch in Milano Texas. Ride hosts from near and far gathered at this popular ride venue to learn the latest and greatest improvements to the ACTHA formats.
Join Horsecity.com for the Markel AQHA Cowtown Showdown, presented by the city of Fort Worth, and see Lyle Lovett, Todd Bergen, Shawn Flarida, Boyd Rice and many more in the ULTIMATE COMPETITION!
By Jennifer Wenzel
Noted American author Henry David Thoreau wrote “If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours”. And how successful and unexpected would Jody Childs’ life become, after she attended her first ACTHA ride in April 2010.
Nearly 40 rising stars, retired veterans and weekend warriors secured the opportunity to win $1 million when they finished on top in their respective events at The American Semi-Finals, Feb. 18-22 in Fort Worth, Texas.
It was an emotional win for National Reined Cow Horse Association Million Dollar Rider and two-time Snaffle Bit Futurity Champion Corey Cushing, as the Scottsdale, Arizona horseman rode Cathy Corrigan Frank's PRF Spoonful Of Gold (Hes A Peptospoonful x Sons Miss Sprat x Sons Rushette) to the Kalpowar World's Greatest Horseman Championship.
Important updates to the 2015 NRHA Derby and 2015 NRHA Futurity have been approved by NRHA’s Board of Directors and are now available online.
The American Quarter Horse Association invites you to celebrate its 75th anniversary by attending the Markel AQHA Cowtown Showdown, Presented by the city of Fort Worth, during the 2015 AQHA Convention in Fort Worth. Watch the world’s greatest cowboys compete in cutting, reining, ranch horse, cow horse and more! The Cowtown Showdown, which will start at 5 p.m. on March 7 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center, showcases the American Quarter Horse and top professionals in the equine industry.
At the National Reined Cow Horse Association Celebration of Champions Monday, February 16, it all came down to one more trip down the fence for finalists in the Aaron Ranch Cow Horse Classic Derby. The champions were determined when their fence work-only score was added to their three-event composite from the preliminaries.
By Jennifer Wenzel
“Please make my check out to my husband.” How many of us would love to repay our husband, our wife, our significant other, our parents or our friends for their undying love and support for our own personal journey. A journey that not only encompasses many years of hard work and sacrifice, but many hours spent on the road to fulfill that dream.
Fellow Non Profits Get Free Ride
Now in their 8th year of business, ACTHA opens the door wide for all fellow nonprofits in the equine industry. Free memberships await those who work full time or assist part time in and for a registered nonprofit equine concern.
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