Red River Rivalry and Shawn Hays Capture Hackamore Classic Open and Intermediate Open Championships

Nocona, Texas, professional Shawn Hays celebrated the biggest National Reined Cow Horse Association limited age event win of his career when he claimed the 2015 Hackamore Classic Open and Intermediate Open Championships aboard Red River Rivalry (Soula Jule Star x Shiners Miss Lena x Shining Spark), scoring a total 582 (144 herd/143 rein/150 cow/145 finals cow).

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Blindsided by Jay McLaughlin for the 2015 NRCHA Stakes Open Championship

Commerce, Texas, professional Jay McLaughlin won the 2015 NRCHA Stakes Open Championship aboard Blind Sided (Peptoboonsmal x Lil Miss Shiney Chex x Shining Spark), Saturday, April 4, at the South Point Equestrian Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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2015 NRCHA Stakes Champions Crowned

The preliminary rounds wrapped up Wednesday, April 1 at the NRCHA Stakes. The prelims not only determined who will compete in the clean-slate Open and Non Pro finals on Friday andSaturday; they also crowned champions in four divisions. 

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$10,000 Added Smart Boons Fence Challenge at NRCHA Stakes

So, National Reined Cow Horse Association Stakes exhibitors. You say you have an awesome fence horse?  Prove it!

Corey Cushing Wins 2015 World's Greatest Horseman: NRCHA Youth Champions Crowned

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.

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Shiney Nu Annie and Chris Dawson Win Aaron Ranch Derby Open Championship

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.

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NRCHA Welcomes Two Top Stallions To Its Million Dollar Sire Roster

Foals by Nic It In The Bud and Dual Rey have broken the seven-figure earnings mark in the reined cow horse arena, making them the 13th and 14th horses to achieve NRCHA Million Dollar Sire status.

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$102,000 2-Year-Old Tops NRCHA Snaffle Bit Sales

Courtesy Quarter Horse News

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales were held Oct. 2-4 in Reno, Nev., during the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity. The two Select sessions recorded increases in averages, with the highest seller coming from the Select Yearling and Broodmare Sale. Hip No. 439, Miss Peptoleno, topped the sale after the gavel fell at $102,000 for the 2013 sorrel filly. Circle Y Ranch consigned the One Time Pepto daughter who was purchased by Merle Fulton of Fulton Quien Sabe Ranches LP.

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NRCHA $2 Million Rider Todd Crawford Offers Free Reined Cow Horse Clinic for National High School Rodeo Youth

Todd Crawford, the National Reined Cow Horse Association's only $2 Million Rider, will offer advice and assistance to National High School Rodeo Association competitors at the Southwest Reined Cow Horse Association Fall Festival in Stephenville, Texas.

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NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Finalists Determined; Cinch Intermediate Open and Limited Open Finals Begin Thursday, Oct. 2

There was a three-way tie for the lead in the National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity Open composite with a 656 between Nursin a Hangover (Metallic Cat x Bet On Nurse), shown by Corey Cushing for Mystic Shadow Farm; Big Time in Cowtown (One Time Pepto x Lil Lena Long Legs), shown by John Swales for owner Robbie McKay, and Call Me Mitch (Metallic Cat x Miss Hickory Hill) ridden by Phillip Ralls for owner Estelle Roitblat. 

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