Wednesday, 19 February 2020 21:45

Rosanne Sternberg: NRHA Two Million Dollar Owner

Congratulations to National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Hall of Fame inductee Rosanne Sternberg for becoming the second-ever NRHA Two Million Dollar Owner. After reaching the NRHA Million Dollar Owner milestone in 2010 and being inducted into the NRHA Hall of Fame in 2017, she’s remained dedicated to producing quality reining horses while consistently striving for the next level of achievement.

Published in Reining

At the close of Round 1 in the $230,000 CSIO5* Longings FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ USA at the Palm Beach Masters Series, Team USA was one of three nations sitting on a score of 8 along with Mexico and Israel.  Once the sun went down on the beautiful Deeridge Farms, it took a dramatic jump-off between America’s Beezie Madden and Great Britain’s Alexandra Thornton to determine which team would ‘jump’ to the highest step of the podium.

Published in English Disciplines

Metallic Drifter LTE $144,665, owned by Jim Vangilder, Weatherford, Tex., and shown by Matt Gaines, scored 223 points on Friday, February 14, to win the 2020 Bonanza Open Classic, in Belton, Tex. The 6-year-old Metallic Cat gelding, one of 15 finalists, also earned top money in the Open Gelding and Open $25,000 Novice divisions, for a grand total, including the Classic Open Finals payout, of $22,682.

Published in Cutting

Young hunter professional Victoria Colvin once again proved unbeatable as she returned to pilot her talented 2019 $100,000 WCHR Peter Wetherill Palm Beach Hunter Spectacular winner, Private Practice, to the victory in the premier class of WCHR week once again during “Saturday Night Lights” at the 2020 Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF).

Published in English Disciplines

Sydney Shulman (ISR) came into Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Week CSIO5*/CSI2* at the Palm Beach Masters Series® thinking that she'd already won.

The appearance marked Shulman's first CSIO5* competition at the venue, and she arrived hoping only for a positive experience. Saturday afternoon, the 25-year-old recorded a memorable victory, riding longtime mount Villamoura to the top of the $36,600 CSIO5* Palm Beach Masters Classic.

Published in English Disciplines
Saturday, 15 February 2020 22:17

DQHA Affiliate Agreement Not Renewed by AQHA

AQHA does not renew affiliate agreement with the Deutsche Quarter Horse Association.

On February 15, the American Quarter Horse Association announced it has terminated its relationship and will not renew its affiliate agreement with the Deutsche Quarter Horse Association (DQHA), which served as the AQHA affiliate in Germany.

Published in Town Talk

It was a day of epic equine performances here at the National Reined Cow Horse Association Celebration of Champions, all of which culminated this evening with an elite field of DT Horses and Hashtags' World's Greatest Horseman contenders battling for a position in the finals. The enthusiastic crowd that gathered in John Justin Arena at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas, was treated to a night of high scores in both the steer stopping and the cow work as the final two phases of preliminary round action in the four-event bridle horse contest came to a close. It took an 870.5 to make the cut for the finals, which takes place on Saturday, February 22 with herd work in Will Rogers Coliseum followed by reined work, steer stopping and fence work in the John Justin Arena.

Published in Cowhorse
Sunday, 09 February 2020 08:43

Hottish 2008 – 2020

Hottish, a rapidy rising star among young cutting horse sires, was humanely euthanized on February 7, at the Springtown, Texas ranch of his owners, Dustin and Deena Adams.

Published in Cutting
Saturday, 08 February 2020 05:11

NCHA Hall of Fame Inductees

The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) announces the inductees to the NCHA Hall of Fame. Four honorees will join the NCHA Members Hall of Fame and over ten horses and riders will be recognized for their success in the arena.

Published in Cutting

The American Quarter Horse Association and its German affiliate, DQHA, get clarification from the European Commission on studbook of origin.

On January 27, leaders and staff from the American Quarter Horse Association met with representatives of the German affiliate (DQHA), the German agricultural ministry and Bavarian competent authority at the European Commission offices in Brussels. The goal of the meeting was to close the contested topic of studbook of origin for the American Quarter Horse.

Published in Town Talk
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