GUTHRIE, Okla. – Oklahoma and the Lazy E Arena will make western sports history in May, when WCRA’s Stampede at The E - “Oklahoma’s Richest Rodeo” combines forces with the renowned Bullnanza.  The blockbuster western sports pairing will bring the Sooner State three days of edge-of-the-seat action from May 14-16 with more than $1.5 million up for grabs.

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McLain Ward (USA) continued to ride his recent wave of success Thursday at Deeridge Farms, piloting the swift 11-year-old Westphalian gelding Catoki to the top of the $36,600 CSI5* Suncast Welcome Stake, part of the Palm Beach Open CSI5*/CSI2*.

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Daniel Coyle (IRL) finished the 2019/2020 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ North American League held at Live Oak International in Ocala, FL (USA) the same way he started it—with a victory.
After beginning the season with a win in Vancouver (CAN), Coyle rode Farrel to the top of the $100,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Ocala, besting an eight-horse jump-off. The duo crossed the timers of Olaf Petersen, Jr.’s (GER) shortened course in 37.05 seconds. Margie Engle (USA) and Dicas finished second with a 37.37-second time, while Adrienne Sternlicht (USA) and Cristalline finished third in 37.96 seconds.

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The house of Hermès has taken note of the French ministerial decree of 9 March 2020 prohibiting gatherings of more than 1,000 people. Consequently, the eleventh Saut Hermès at the Grand Palais, due to take place in Paris from 20 to 22 March 2020, is cancelled. In the context of the exceptional current public health situation, Hermès is obliged to cancel the Saut Hermès at the Grand Palais 2020.

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Missy Jean Etheridge captures NCHA Eastern National Non-Pro championship
Missy Jean Etheridge, Corinth, Miss., scored 224 points riding Cutting Commander on Saturday, March 14, to win the 2019 NCHA Eastern National Non-Pro Finals. Colt Moore, Williston, Fla., showing Highbrow Nadine, claimed the reserve championship with 222 points, while Denise Seiz, Cedartown, Ga., placed third with 217.5 aboard Willie J Rey.
This was Missy Jean Etheridge’s thirty-fourth ride in an NCHA Eastern Nationals division finals and her second win. Her first win came in the 2004 NCHA Eastern Nationals $10,000 Amateur aboard Pepto Jack LTE $33,466, by Peptoboonsmal, following her 2003 reserve championship in the $2,000 Limited Rider Finals on Chloes My Aunt LTE $57,299, by SR Hallmarked. The NCHA earner of $396,242, Etheridge has also competed successfully in NCHA limited age events, including last year, when she showed Rey Too Purdy LTE $59,291, by Dual Smart Rey, to win The Non-Pro 5/6 Classic, and earlier this year when she won the Ike Hamilton Futurity Classic Non-Pro Intermediate with Metallic Royal Mate LTE $98,831, by Metallic Cat.

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The XXVI edition of the Sunshine Tour hosted in Montenmedio, Spain, runs February 12 through March 23 and offers over € 1.300.000 prize money.

The CSI3* Gran Prix turned out to be an exciting competition on Sunday, March 8. The jump off just kept getting better and better and had the crowd on the edge of their seats cheering.This demanding class was sponsored by Caser Seguros and a good number of competitors got though to the jump off which was a long one that demanded forward riding.  “There were 15 of us through to the jump off, that’s enough!” said Holly Smith. “This type of course is great, not too short and complicated so you don’t have to set up the horses too much for each jump.”

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Monday, 09 March 2020 16:46

2020 AQHA Convention

The American Quarter Horse Association cancels the 2020 AQHA Convention, due to rapidly escalating health concerns related to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The American Quarter Horse Association has cancelled the 2020 AQHA Convention, due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. The convention was originally scheduled for March 13-16 at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The cancellation of the 2020 AQHA Convention follows the rise in confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the United States and recent announcements of organizations and companies initiating travel bans worldwide.

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Lance Cooper wins Cattlemen’s Derby
On Sunday, March 8, riding Wiskeemakesmefriskee LTE $28,547, by Smooth As A Cat, Lance Cooper, Weatherford, Tex., scored 219.5 points to win the Cattlemens' 4-Year-Old Non-Pro Derby. Ryan Rapp, Weatherford, Tex., scored 219 on Too Suen To Drive LTE $18,048, by Boon Too Suen, for the reserve championship, while Brad Wilson, Lone Grove, Okla., aboard Sumkinda Kitkat LTE $5,497, by Kit Kat Sugar, placed third with 218.

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Ashlee Bond (ISR) recorded her first career five-star grand prix victory riding Donatello 141 in the $401,000 Douglas Elliman Real Estate Grand Prix CSI5*, on Saturday, March 7, at the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF) in Wellington, FL.

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Perfect 3-for-3 Performance Vaults Brazilian to No. 8 in the World
The 2020 Bad Boy Mowdown was sweet redemption for Brazilian Ramon De Lima (Rio Branco, Brazil). 
The rider who was cut from PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) top tour at this event on year ago put up a walk-off 90.5-point ride to punctuate a perfect 3-for-3 performance in Simmons Bank Arena to win his first event of 2020 and soar to No. 8 in the world.

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