Julie J. Bryant of Fort Worth, Texas, has been named Director of Marketing for the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) in Fort Worth, Texas. Bryant assumed the role June 18 after having served the horse industry as a marketing and strategic planning consultant for the past 12 years through her agency, Latigo Associates.
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.
Courtesy of Quarter Horse News “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...
by Chris Gay, Augusta Chronicle Staff Writer Patrick Collins is having the best week of his futurity career, and he might not be done. Collins of Lincoln, Ill., placed second in the Mercuria NCHA World Series of Cutting Non-Pro go-round Tuesday. Early Wednesday, he won the Classic Non-Pro go-round.
Ifitaintgotthatswing (PT), a mare owned by Susan Hearst, Paso Robles, Calif., was ridden by Gary Gonsalves to a winning 219 in the 3-year-old Futurity Open at the Tejon Futurity, Derby and Classic, which was held Sept. 11-16 at Lebec, Calif.Ifitaintgotthatswing (PT), a mare owned by Susan Hearst, Paso Robles, Calif., was ridden by Gary Gonsalves to a winning 219 in the 3-year-old Futurity Open at the Tejon Futurity, Derby and Classic, which was held Sept. 11-16 at Lebec, Calif.
The cutting horse industry has been on the forefront of equine cloning, with one of the reasons being that horses don’t need to be registered to compete at National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA)-approved events. That wasn’t the case at the Breeder’s Invitational (BI, however, where amateur Jason Abraham was not allowed to show his two 4-year-old mares – Rubys Metallic Matti and Metallic Lil Melody – both sired by Metallic Cat and out clone mares.
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!
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.
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....
When Dean Sanders, Anderson, Texas, went to the Will Rogers Preferred Breeders Sale, held Dec. 9, 1998 in Fort Worth, Texas, he knew the two mares he wanted to purchase.When Dean Sanders, Anderson, Texas, went to the Will Rogers Preferred Breeders Sale, held Dec. 9, 1998 in Fort Worth, Texas, he knew the two mares he wanted to purchase.