from NCHA Alan Steen, who took the reins as Executive Director to the 20,000-member National Cutting Horse Association in June, has resigned the position effective immediately.
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.
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,...
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.
Register has been printed and is currently available for sale to the public.Register has been printed and is currently available for sale to the public.
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.
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.
The National Cutting Horse Association has selected four NCHA Hall of Fame Riders to represent the Association at the 2015 Markel AQHA Cowtown Showdown, presented by the City of Fort Worth, March 7 at 5 pm at the...
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!
by Chris Gay, Augusta Chronicle Staff Writer After winning the biggest prize on the cutting circuit last month, Craig Thompson came to Augusta and threw down the gauntlet. Riding Oh Cay Do Over and Lach Down, Thompson posted two of the top eight scores in the Futurity Open go-round Tuesday at James Brown Arena.