Great American Trail Festival Offering Cash Awards for Regional Riding Clubs

Competitive fun comes in many forms.  The American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) announced today that the Great American Trail Horse Festival, to be held November 5-8 at the Von Holten Ranch in Mora, Missouri will also include cash awards for riding clubs and associations to compete for including a High Point Club Award and a Spirit Award.


Starlight Kisses & Jake Telford Win Snaffle Bit Futurity Open

By Quarter Horse News

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Open finals are guaranteed to be a good show, but this year, the Reno, Nevada-based event brought even more to the table. With strong runs in the herd work and reining, it was truly anyone’s game going into the cow work, and Jake Telford and Starlight Kisses made their way to the winner’s circle.


Todd Bergen Becomes NRCHA $2 Million Rider

Eagle Point, Oregon, professional Todd Bergen piloted two horses to five-figure paychecks in the Snaffle Bit Futurity Open finals. 


The Science of Barrel Racing

By Barrel Horse News Magazine
Dena Kirkpatrick discusses three basic ingredients needed to develop better feel, correct position and faster times.


Sevenchextocash and Bernard Fonck win the European Open Pre Futurity

2015 NRHA EUROPEAN DERBY & PRE FUTURITY Sevenchextocash and Bernard Fonck win the European Open Pre Futurity  


Anna Lisec and This Wimps So Fly win the Non Pro Derby

It was truly a special night for Anna Lisec of Austria in Manerbio. The talented young rider took home all four levels of the 2015 edition of the NRHA European Non Pro Derby riding the 5-year-old palomino gelding by Wimpys Little Step and out of Fly Flashy Jac owned by Sabine Lisec and Chuck Klipfel.


Racer's Edge Introduces 'Dark Horse' by Brice Long

Racer’s Edge is on RFD-TV, hosted by Dena Kirkpatrick proudly celebrated its 16th episode last week with a special finale music video of Dark Horse, by Brice Long. You know Brice Long as the co-host of RFD-TV’s weekly Western Sports Weekly, but what you may not know is Brice is a renowned Nashville songwriter.


Cowboy Codes

By Western Horseman Magazine
For decades, cowboys have lived by an unwritten code of ethics that guides how they work, and how they interact with and treat livestock, their horses and other cowboys. Much of it stems from respect, common courtesy and an understanding of how to get the job done. Below are a few important, time-honored codes.

NRCHA Hackamore Classic and NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Held Together in 2016

Two National Reined Cow Horse Association Premier Events will be held simultaneously next year, as the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Board of Directors voted to schedule the 2016 Hackamore Classic in conjunction with the reined cow horse industry's largest and most prestigious event, the 2016 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity.


Youth Reiners Score Big With Scholarships

The Reining Horse Sports Foundation (RHSF) is excited to announce the recipients of more than $10,000 in academic and need-based scholarships for seven youth members: Jarid Walton, Alexis Daggett, Kaitlyn Schultz, Emma Holbrook, Wyatt Marshall, Jessie Parsons, and Joan Lehman.


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