by Chris Gay, Augusta Chronicle Staff Writer Being a Georgia cutter, Jay Klamon said his victory Thursday night held extra meaning. Aboard Somebody Somewhere, Klamon won the $35,000 Non-Pro Any Age by 2.5 points at James Brown Arena with 221.
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.
The National Cutting Horses Association’s Summer Spectacular, presented by Great American Insurance concluded on July 28 after a three week run at the Will Rogers Memorial Center, in Fort Worth, Texas. More than 1,300 entrants competed for over $2.2 million in prize money and close to $100,000 worth of prizes.
Nothing tops the John Deere/NCHA World Championship Finals, held in the Astroarena during Houston's world famous Livestock Show & Rodeo, for drama and excitement. But this year's event, February 15 Ð 18, will set a new record, with a purse double the size of last year's and showdowns for the title of World Champion in both open and non pro divisions.Nothing tops the John Deere/NCHA World Championship Finals, held in the Astroarena during Houston's world famous Livestock Show & Rodeo, for drama...
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.
by Quarter Horse News A horse trained and ridden by Craig Thompson, owned by Patrick and Laura Collins and sired by Smooth As A Cat won Saturday night’s Augusta Futurity Open cutting finals with a 223.5 to earn $10,000.
On Saturday night, the 44-year-old Hightower rode Pretty Boy Cat, a stallion by High Brow Cat out of Pretty Lean Chick, to the title. He won the 1993 Classic Open on High Brow Cat.On Saturday night, the 44-year-old Hightower rode Pretty Boy Cat, a stallion by High Brow Cat out of Pretty Lean Chick, to the title. He won the 1993 Classic Open on High Brow Cat.
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....