NCHA World Finals offers record $256,400 purse

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...

The Tomato Futurity

For Frank and Ora Diehl, cutting is synonymous with tomatoes. penning shows held at their facilities, the Diehls invite their cutting friends to their place outside Ruskin, Fla. The big show in the fall is called "The Tomato Futurity."For Frank and Ora Diehl, cutting is synonymous with tomatoes. penning shows held at their facilities, the Diehls invite their cutting friends to their place outside Ruskin, Fla. The big show in the fall is called "The Tomato Futurity."

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.”