Hightower notches second win

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.

NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Begins Monday, September 22nd

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....

Grace Ranch to Sponsor NYCHA World Finals

The National Cutting Horse Association welcomed Grace Ranch as its newest corporate sponsor on January 1. Grace Ranch will be the title sponsor of the new NCHA Youth World Finals in 2012 and 2013, and will host a Cajun Cutters Party at the XTO Energy NCHA Super Stakes.

2002 NCHA Derby underway

The National Cutting Horse Association Derby - officially called the Summer Spectacular - is underway in Fort Worth, Texas, and will run until July 28. The show, for 4-year-old cutting horses, began on July 9, making it a 20 day event, second only to the NCHA Futurity in length.The National Cutting Horse Association Derby - officially called the Summer Spectacular - is underway in Fort Worth, Texas, and will run until July 28. The show, for 4-year-old cutting horses, began on July 9, making it...

NCHA Futurity Under Way

The National Cutting Horse Association’s World Championship Futurity has long served as a “must see” in horse sports and 2013 will be no exception. More than 2,000 3-year-old future stars will vie for a chance at the $4 million purse during the event’s 24-day run, beginning November 21 in Fort Worth, Texas. The Futurity is the highlight of the year for the cutting horse industry, drawing an international audience of more than 12,000 to Fort Worth and thousands more...

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.

Lindy Burch – Bet Yer Blue Boons is top NCHA combo

When it comes to winning at weekend shows, it doesn't get any better than Lindy Burch and her great 10-year-old mare, Bet Yer Blue Boons. The pair are leading the open category going into the 2000 NCHA John Deere world finals, which will take place next February during the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. The mare's total for the year is $57,817, all earned in weekend cuttings.When it comes to winning at weekend shows, it doesn't get any better than Lindy Burch and her great 10-year-old mare,...