Thursday, 26 March 2020 22:53

Widows Freckles 1994 – 2020

Widows Freckles, 2002 NCHA Eastern Nationals Open and Non-Pro champion, owned by NCHA Hall of Fame inductees David and Stacie McDavid, of Fort Worth, Texas, was put to rest on March 24.
The McDavids, also owners of the stallion Hickorys Indian Pep, purchased Widows Freckles from Robert Middleton in 2006. Bred by the late Franklin Jones Jr., Marshall, Tex., Widows Freckles was sired by Freckles Playboy out of The Widow Wilson, by Son Ofa Doc, and was raised and trained by Son Ofa Doc’s owner Sam Wilson, Pattison, Tex.

Published in Cutting

Rome, March 25th, 2020 – Following meetings with the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI), Sport e Salute SpA and the Italian Equestrian Federation (FISE), the Rome CSIO5* Piazza di Siena Organising Committee has decided to cancel the event scheduled for May 2020.

Published in English Disciplines
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 08:13

Professionals of the Year Announced

AQHA honors Leonard Berryhill, Karen Graham and Marilyn Randall as the 2019 AQHA Professionals of the Year.

The American Quarter Horse Association is proud to announce the 2019 Nutrena Don Burt AQHA Professional Horseman of the Year, Nutrena AQHA Professional Horsewoman of the Year and Most Valuable Professional award winners.
These individuals will be recognized in November at the AQHA Awards Celebration in Oklahoma City, coinciding with the 2020 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show.

Published in Town Talk
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 19:31

WCRA Cancels Stampede at The E

Please find a letter from WCRA President Bobby Mote in regards to the Stampede at The E below:
Dear Rodeo Community,
In light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic and the most recent regulations and recommendations from the CDC, the World Champions Rodeo Alliance has announced the cancelation of all events and functions associated with the May 12-16 Stampede at The E in Guthrie, Oklahoma.

Published in Pro Rodeo Events

He President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, and the Prime Minister of Japan, Abe Shinzo, Held a Conference Call This Morning to Discuss the Constantly Changing Environment with Regard to Covid-19 and the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

Published in Town Talk

AQHA world championship shows are the most prestigious events in the equine industry. Due to the rapidly evolving pandemic worldwide, exhibitors are facing several challenges to get qualified for the 2020 AQHA world championship shows.

Published in Town Talk

The two speed sports see plenty of crossover in the breeding shed.

It’s easy to say that barrel racing and flat racing are similar in that the fastest horse wins. On the other hand, the two segments of the industry can sometimes seem worlds apart. In recent years, however, those two distinct worlds have come closer, as barrel racers seek to add more speed to their bloodlines, and racehorse breeders and stallion owners seek new revenue streams.

Published in Pro Rodeo Events
Saturday, 21 March 2020 09:09

PBR Fans Can Watch Three Events This Sunday

This weekend, while PBR (Professional Bull Riders) is on hiatus, fans will still be able to see televised action of the sport’s top bull riders attempting the rankest bulls on the planet.
On Sunday, March 22, CBS Sports Network will telecast a five-hour marathon featuring several crucial events thus far in the 2020 PBR World Championship race.

Published in Pro Rodeo Events

Gene Owen went outside to feed his livestock on Tuesday morning in Big Cabin, Oklahoma, and he could not help but laugh at what he saw.
Down the alleyway of his backpens, Owen saw Cochise standing in the middle and rubbing his head against one of the fences.
Owen had decided to retire Cochise less than 24 hours earlier, and the 9-year-old bull had snuck out of his pen in the middle of the night.

Published in Pro Rodeo Events

Following a board meeting earlier today, the NRBC has announced that this year's show will be rescheduled for May 24-31, 2020.

Published in Reining
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