Numbers from the recent 2017 Lucas Oil/National Cutting Horse Association Super Stakes are in, making it official that Metallic Cat is now that event’s highest earning sire. Sixty-nine of his foals won more than $831,500 across multiple divisions, which is the richest single-show payout in NCHA Super Stakes history.
Tickets are now on sale for the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows at Old Salem Farm in North Salem, NY, from May 9-21, 2017. There are two consecutive weeks of exciting equestrian competition, as well as family-friendly events. Spectators are welcome to attend, and tickets are available now.
Another elite stallion has joined the National Reined Cow Horse Association Million Dollar Sire ranks, as offspring of CD Lights (CD Olena x Delight Of My Life x Grays Starlight), officially pass the seven-figure earnings milestone in the reined cow horse arena, winning a combined $1,033,877. CD Lights is the 17th stallion to achieve NRCHA Million Dollar Sire status.
A formidable eight out of the world’s top ten ranked riders, including all of the top five, will head to the breath-taking destination of Miami Beach for the second leg in the 2017 Longines Global Champions Tour season. Home hero and World Number 1 McLain Ward (USA) will lead the star-studded field to the highly anticipated venue, alongside World Number 2 and fellow American Kent Farrington (USA) and World Number 3, Daniel Deusser (GER).
The Reining Horse Foundation (RHF), the philanthropic arm of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA), announces Reining Boot Camp, a new, nationwide clinic series designed to help rookies and Non Pro riders learn how to prepare for show pen. Presented by Classic Equine and various NRHA Affiliates, Reining Boot Camps are intended to be fun, low-stress, one-day clinics. Proceeds benefit the Foundation’s Dale Wilkinson Memorial Crisis Fund, which aids reiners enduring medical hardships,...
Over the last decade, the National Dressage Pony Cup (NDPC) has set out to prove that size doesn’t matter in the dressage arena by offering an innovative awards program and annual championship event to showcase the talents of ponies. Now National Dressage Pony Cup founder Jenny Carol is excited to announce the addition of a Small Horse Division to the NDPC Year-End Awards Program.
As the lights went out in the CremonaFiere Arena, the 2017 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Open Futurity finalists wrote yet another page of history. It took a 222 or higher to make it in the final top ten Level (L)4 rankings and a 231 to claim the L4 Open Futurity Championship. Draw […]
I respect and honor the way horses are made—they are different—unique, really. In a suitable, native environment, they are quite capable of taking care of themselves. They are free to eat and roam and, well, be horses. Domestication involves removing them from their natural setting, but their instincts for survival remain unchanged, and those instincts are based on compelling physiological and mental needs. Make no mistake about this: when we ignore or deny those needs, we seriously imperil...
The Reining Horse Foundation and the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) are partnering to offer a $2,500 college scholarship benefiting the competitor marking the highest reining score in reined cow horse at the 2017 National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR), July 17-23 in Gillette, Wyo.
Winter circuits are wrapping up around the country, and qualifiers for the 2017 Washington International Horse Show (WIHS) Equitation and Children’s and Adult Hunter and Jumper Championships have been hotter than ever. As the qualifying period continues, riders are on the hunt for points to get to the nation’s top indoor final. The 59th annual WIHS takes place October 24-29, 2017, at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.