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. 

Tejon Ranch Futurity

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.

Augusta Futurity open finals set to go

The open finals of the 22nd annual Augusta Futurity is set. Brad Mitchell, riding Tummys Little Jewel, is leading the pack. The Augusta Futurity, located in Augusta, Ga., is the top cutting event east of the Mississippi. It began Jan. 26 and will end with the open Futurity finals Feb. 3.The open finals of the 22nd annual Augusta Futurity is set. Brad Mitchell, riding Tummys Little Jewel, is leading the pack. The Augusta Futurity, located in Augusta, Ga., is the top cutting event east of the...

Zack T. Wood

Dick Gaines let the naming gesture slide for awhile as a joke, but deep down, he hoped Zack T Wood, a 1986 Doc Tari-Lintons Lady Doc stud colt, would be good enough to honor a longtime friend.Dick Gaines let the naming gesture slide for awhile as a joke, but deep down, he hoped Zack T Wood, a 1986 Doc Tari-Lintons Lady Doc stud colt, would be good enough to honor a longtime friend.

Fifth Annual Cuttin’ With Shynia Heads to Nebraska to Offer $18,000 in Youth Scholarship Funds

Cuttin’ with Shynia, a memorial youth cutting horse event, is held annually to help under-18 competitors earn scholarships for college while enjoying a two go-round and working finals formatted event. Established in honor of Shynia Randles, an avid youth cutting horse competitor who died in a non-equine related accident in 2008 at the age of 13, Cuttin’ with Shynia is offering $18,000 to NCHA youth this May. The 2013 event will be held at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds in...