Dear Friends,
Considering the worldwide health crisis and the national suspension of all sports activities, in order to protect and facilitate all our members on both national and international levels, we took the decision to move the 2020 ERCHA/NRCHA Derby and ERCHA/NRCHA Futurity to the Salone Del Cavallo Americano which was postponed and will be held on September 8-12 in Cremona, Italy. The format of both the Derby and Futurity will be class in class for the qualifiers and finals.

Published in Cowhorse
Tuesday, 14 April 2020 08:43

Junie Wood – 2010 to 2020

Junie Wood, NCHA Horse of the Year, was laid to rest

The news about Junie Wood, 2014 NCHA Horse of the Year and one of NCHA’s Top 20 all-time leading money earners, with $525,774, was shared Friday on Facebook by her owner, Slate River Ranch. “It was with heavy hearts yesterday that we had to lay our mare Junie Wood to rest. She was diagnosed with kidney disease a few weeks back and unfortunately we had to make this tough decision.”

Published in Cutting

We know the excitement that you experience when registering or purchasing an American Quarter Horse is the best feeling in the world; it can only be rivaled by receiving the horse’s official AQHA certificate of registration in the mail.

Published in Town Talk
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 15:42

NRCHA On The Go & In The Know

Read more about NRCHA-approved shows with at least $15,000 in added money; NRCHA Judging Seminars; reined cow horse clinics; and other special activities to inspire, motivate, educate, or otherwise delight reined cow horse enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels!

Published in Cowhorse

For Immediate Release – March 30, 2020 

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the NRHA European Executive Board met to discuss qualification for the NRHA European Affiliate Championship, to be held this summer (6-11 July) in Regstrup, Denmark.

Published in Reining

For Immediate Release – March 28, 2020 – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Just two short weeks ago, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) made swift decisions regarding COVID-19, including instructing the office team to work remotely for at least two weeks and issuing a statement strongly encouraging event producers to postpone or cancel all NRHA-approved events through March 30, 2020. NRHA officials carefully considered both of these decisions and understand their far-reaching implications on the industry as a whole. Following is an update on those situations as well as decisions made this week by the NRHA Executive Committee and Board of Directors.

Published in Reining

The latest stallion to enter the elite ranks of National Reined Cow Horse Association million-dollar sire is Bet Hesa Cat. The 2006 red roan stallion has sired NRCHA earners of $1,155,263.14—and counting—to rank 19th overall on the NRCHA top sires list.

Published in Cowhorse
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
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