Clone Offspring Denied Entry At Breeder’s Invitational

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.

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...

Lifetime Cutting Statistics: almost $380 million!

Cutting purses rose by a modest 3.3 percent in 2001, pushing lifetime earnings to almost $380 million, according to records researched and compiled by Equi-Stat, a division of Cowboy Publishing Group.Cutting purses rose by a modest 3.3 percent in 2001, pushing lifetime earnings to almost $380 million, according to records researched and compiled by Equi-Stat, a division of Cowboy Publishing Group.

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This Week’s Winner of the Omega Alpha Horsecity.com/Quarter Horse News Action Photo Contest

Congratulations to Marilyn Bowling of Oasis Ranch in Herald, California! Her photo won this week’s Omega Alpha Equine Horsecity.com/Quarter Horse News Action Photo Contest. Along with the photo, Marilyn submitted this caption: “A palomino filly by Yellow Roan Of Texas out of Everywhere A Nic Nic. Owned by Oasis Ranch, Inc. at the time photo was taken.”

NCHA Futurity 50 is Golden

Fort Worth, TX - The National Cutting Horse Association’s most widely-anticipated event of the year, the 2011 Borden Milk/NCHA World Championship Futurity 50, is set to begin its 20-day run on Nov. 21, boasting 1,600 entries and a purse nearing $4 million.