NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Begins Monday, September 22nd

At this time three years ago, they were weanlings. Now, hundreds of talented young horses from the foal crop of 2011 face the biggest test of their young lives: the National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity. A $100,000 prize awaits the Open Futurity Champion, and the entire show is expected to pay out more than $1.1 million. The 44th annual NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity begins Monday, Sept. 22 and continues through Saturday, Oct. 4 at the Reno Livestock Events Center in Reno, Nev. 

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CD Kual Gun & Austin Shepard Finish Big at the Augusta Futurity

Courtesy of Quarter Horse News

A 4-year-old gelding with $5,233 in prior earnings picked up $31,824 while winning the Futurity Open finals and placing second in the Futurity Non-Pro finals, and horses ridden by his trainer Austin Shepard placed 1-2-3 during Saturday’s Open finals to earn a combined $49,364 as the 35th annual Augusta Futurity ended with a bang. 

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Page Bowman Wins Augusta Futurity Classic Amateur Riding Athena Mad Man

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Teen rider Page Bowman and Athena Mad Man finished as Augusta Futurity Classic Amateur Champions Thursday in Augusta, Ga., with a 221 to earn $3,000 - one year after her mother won the same title with the exact same score. Last year, Libby and her mare Rich N Snazzy (Cats Merada x Oh Cay Shez Snazzy x Oh Cay Quixote) won the event to earn $1,600.

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Austin Shepard’s New ‘CDs’ Rank 1-2-3 During Augusta Futurity’s Open First Go

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“I had a good day,” Summerdale, Ala., cutter Austin Shepard said Tuesday night after advancing four horses to the Augusta Futurity Open finals, to be held Saturday night. Shepard swept the top three spots with horses sired by High Brow CD, the stallion he rode to win the 2008 National Cutting Horse Association Futurity Open. The fourth horse, sired by One Time Pepto, notched the first round’s seventh-best score.

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The 35th Annual Augusta Futurity

It all adds up! One night of championship bull riding! Seven days of the best cutting action east of the Mississippi! Eight days to buy the best Western wear, riding equipment and other fancy do-dads! The 35th Augusta Futurity: it all adds up with events for all ages and in the end Augusta wins!

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NCHA Futurity Under Way

The National Cutting Horse Association’s World Championship Futurity has long served as a “must see” in horse sports and 2013 will be no exception. More than 2,000 3-year-old future stars will vie for a chance at the $4 million purse during the event’s 24-day run, beginning November 21 in Fort Worth, Texas. The Futurity is the highlight of the year for the cutting horse industry, drawing an international audience of more than 12,000 to Fort Worth and thousands more by web and television.

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High Brow Cat To Be Honored At NCHA Futurity

High Brow Cat, the leading sire of cutting horses, will be the subject of a special tribute during the 2013 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Championship Futurity in Fort Worth, Texas, Nov. 21 through Dec. 14.

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NCHA World Champion Futurity Set to Offer $4 Million; Pot Gets Richer for Amateur and Non Pro Riders

The National Cutting Horse Association’s (NCHA) World Championship Futurity has long served as a “must see” in horse sports and 2013 will be no exception. More than 2,000 three-year-old future stars will vie for a chance at the $4 million purse during the event’s 21-day run, beginning November 23 in Fort Worth, Texas. The Futurity is the highlight of the year for the cutting horse industry, drawing an international audience of more than 12,000 to Fort Worth and thousands more by web and television.

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This Week's Winner of the Omega Alpha Horsecity.com/Quarter Horse News Action Photo Contest

Congratulations to Marilyn Bowling of Oasis Ranch in Herald, California! Her photo won this week’s Omega Alpha Equine Horsecity.com/Quarter Horse News Action Photo Contest. Along with the photo, Marilyn submitted this caption: “A palomino filly by Yellow Roan Of Texas out of Everywhere A Nic Nic. Owned by Oasis Ranch, Inc. at the time photo was taken.”

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Sean Flynn and Buzzted Win National Cutting Horse Association Summer Spectacular Derby Open

After his 225 score aboard Buzzted won Aug. 3’s Derby Open finals at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular, Sean Flynn’s only regret was the pair had not competed at spring’s NCHA Super Stakes in the same arena.

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