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.
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.
by Chris Gay, Staff Writer for Augusta Chronicle Plan to see a lot of Austin Shepard at this week’s Augusta Futurity. The Summerdale, Ala., cowboy brought 32 horses to the show.
January means the Augusta Futurity - See What's New! In addition to our original event schedule we will have 3...
When Dean Sanders, Anderson, Texas, went to the Will Rogers Preferred Breeders Sale, held Dec. 9, 1998 in Fort Worth, Texas, he knew the two mares he wanted to purchase.When Dean Sanders, Anderson, Texas, went to the Will Rogers Preferred Breeders Sale, held Dec. 9, 1998 in Fort Worth, Texas, he knew the two mares he wanted to purchase.
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 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.
by Quarter Horse News A horse trained and ridden by Craig Thompson, owned by Patrick and Laura Collins and sired by Smooth As A Cat won Saturday night’s Augusta Futurity Open cutting finals with a 223.5 to earn $10,000.
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.
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....