After a year’s worth of hauling horses to countless weekend shows, 12 new National Cutting Horse Association World Champions were crowned Saturday night following the fourth and final round of the Mercuria/NCHA World Championship Finals. The event was held in conjunction with the Borden Milk/NCHA World Championship Futurity in Fort Worth, Texas.
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 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’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...
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.
Copy Cat, the clone of High Brow Cat, arguably one of the greatest Western performance sires of all time, is at age 2, being compared to his famous “originator” not only in looks, but in personality and potential, as well.
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.”
by Chris Gay, Augusta Chronicle Staff The hottest cowboy on the cutting circuit continued doing what he does best late Saturday night.
Fort Worth, TX – After four rounds of competition, the National Cutting Horse Association and Borden Milk crowned a new Futurity champion Saturday night. Oh Miss Caroline and Craig Thompson, Buffalo, Texas, marked a 226 to capture the Open title. Oh Miss Caroline earned her owners Patrick and Laura Collins, Lincoln, Ill., a $200,000 payday for the win.
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.