2021 ERCHA/NRCHA Hackamore Classic Recap
Provided by International Horse Press— Open to 4- and 5-year-old horses ridden in a hackamore, the 2021 ERCHA/NRCHA Hackamore Classic, originally scheduled to take place at Bonda Ranch, due to German’s COVID-19 restrictions took place in Travagliato and came to a close on June 6.

Published in Cowhorse
Monday, 14 June 2021 17:46

NRCHA Derby Daybreak

On Sunday, the Open divisions were the sole focus to complete the National Reined Cow Horse Association 2021 DT Horses Western Derby. The cattle were quick and the horses were on fire, making the nearly 1,000 spectators in the Equidome at WestWorld of Scottsdale bring the noise.  

It started with a solid two sets of Limited Open and Intermediate Open finalists at 8 a.m. Then, at noon, the Open finalists took to the arena dirt to ride for their share of a $208,076.29 purse. When the last cow circled up, it was Corey Cushing on top of the Open.

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Thursday, 06 May 2021 13:39

2021 ERCHA/NRCHA Derby

The 2021 ERCHA/NRCHA Derby is in the books!

Provided by International Horse Press—Another successful even took place in Travagliato (Italy); the friendly atmosphere, even behind closed doors, was filled with talented horses and riders vying for the Championship titles.
To guarantee the safety of all the contestants, both a strict  Covid-19 and EHV-1 protocol was followed.

Published in Cowhorse
Monday, 29 March 2021 20:18

2021 ERCHA/NRCHA Spring Stakes

After months of lockdown, the European Reined Cow Horse Association (ERCHA) show season finally started with the with the highly anticipated ERCHA/National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Spring Stakes.
The success of the event was also guaranteed by the Covid-19 protocol adopted which allowed it to be held safely and simplify the participation of many foreign riders.

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Saturday, 03 April 2021 20:49

NRCHA Stallion Stakes Daily Update

NRCHA Stallion Stakes Open & Non Pro Champions Awarded

Six set of finalists put on a show worthy of the Las Vegas lights on Saturday, April 3, at the South Point Arena & Equestrian Center for the 2021 NRCHA Stallion Stakes Open and Non Pro Finals! When the last cow was circled Erin Taormino and Hazardouz Materials, owned by Linda Mars, were the Open Champions, and Hope Mills and A Gritty Kitty took home the Non Pro Championship.

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DT Horses & Hashtags' NRCHA World's Greatest Horseman
One horse, one bridle, and finally, one newly-crowned World's Greatest Horseman has etched his name in the record books.

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The ERCHA Board met to determine the 2021 Show Calendar and yearly plan and is thrilled to be able to announce the following dates and innovations.

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The atmosphere on Open Snaffle Bit Futurity finals night inside Will Rogers Coliseum was nothing short of adrenaline-charged as fans were treated to one dynamic performance after another at the $1.3 million National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity, presented by Metallic Cat.
The crowning of Open, Cinch Intermediate Open and Limited Open champions represented the dreams of owners, breeders and trainers coming to fruition. In typical reined cow horse fashion it all came down to the fence work.

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Following up on their consistent performances of 214.5 out of the herd and 215.5 in the reined work, Bret Paulick and IllBeYourHickleberry laid down a 222 in the fence work to clench the Non Pro Snaffle Bit Futurity championship and $25,000. Paulick's 652 composite also won the Intermediate Non Pro title for another $8,676. IllBeYourHickleBerry is by Hickory Holly Time and out of Miss Slic Smoke, by Chick N San, and is owned and bred by Bret and Amie Paulick, Erdra, Utah.

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The National Reined Cow Horse Association is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has hired Anna Morrison as NRCHA Executive Director.

“Anna brings a wealth of experience and industry knowledge to our association,” said Corey Cushing, NRCHA President. “The NRCHA Board of Directors invested a great deal of time and thought into locating just the right candidate for the position of NRCHA Executive Director. We feel that Anna is a great fit for this very crucial role within our association and we’re excited to have her join the team.”

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