2002 NCHA Derby underway

The National Cutting Horse Association Derby - officially called the Summer Spectacular - is underway in Fort Worth, Texas, and will run until July 28. The show, for 4-year-old cutting horses, began on July 9, making it a 20 day event, second only to the NCHA Futurity in length.The National Cutting Horse Association Derby - officially called the Summer Spectacular - is underway in Fort Worth, Texas, and will run until July 28. The show, for 4-year-old cutting horses, began on July 9, making it...

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...

Zack T. Wood

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.

Lindy Burch – Bet Yer Blue Boons is top NCHA combo

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,...

CD Kual Gun & Austin Shepard Finish Big at the Augusta Futurity

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. 

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.