Cuttin’ with Shynia, a memorial youth cutting horse event, is held annually to help under-18 competitors earn scholarships for college while enjoying a two go-round and working finals formatted event. Established in honor of Shynia Randles, an avid youth cutting horse competitor who died in a non-equine related accident in 2008 at the age of 13, Cuttin’ with Shynia is offering $18,000 to NCHA youth this May. The 2013 event will be held at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds in Kearney, Nebraska, on May 25-27, and is free to the public.
The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Cutting Academy will make its first stop for 2013 in Hillsborough, Ont., Canada, May 4, followed by a second clinic on May 10 in Lady Lake, Fla., in the start of its summer-long tour providing education and instruction to aspiring cutting horse enthusiasts.
The 2013 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes and Super Stakes Classic, presented by XTO Energy, an Exxon Mobil Subsidiary, wrapped up April 20 as another multi-million dollar event for the sport of cutting, offering more than $3.3 million in cash and prizes to more than 2,000 entries from across the United States.
by Quarter Horse News
A horse trained and ridden by Craig Thompson, owned by Patrick and Laura Collins and sired by Smooth As A Cat won Saturday night’s Augusta Futurity Open cutting finals with a 223.5 to earn $10,000.
For the first time in history, the National Cutting Horse Association World Championship Futurity saw two family members share the coveted Open Championship title December 15 with Texas-based professionals Tarin Rice, 23, of Spearman, riding He Bea Cat, and his great-uncle, Ronnie Rice, 60, of Centerville, riding CR Tuff Hearted Cat, each scoring a 222.5 to take the win.
Chris Cox Showcases Cutting at NCHA World Championship Futurity with Bill Riddle, Phil Rapp and Other Million-Dollar Riders
Chris Cox, Three-Time Undefeated Colt Starting World Champion and internationally known Horseman, will join with a millionaire’s club of cutting horse professionals December 7 at the National Cutting Horse Association’s World Championship Futurity for a seminar focusing on cutting horse competition from start to finish.
When the word “futurity” is heard in the horse world, one can usually anticipate the subject is about the $3.2 million National Cutting Horse Association’s World Championship Futurity, the horse industry’s richest discipline event, taking place Nov. 25 through Dec. 15 in Fort Worth, Texas.
The National Youth Cutting Horse Association "Cut Above" Incentive Program designed to boost funds provided for youth programs and activities to keep youth members interested and inspired has an annual October "Program Push!"
The All American Quarter Horse Congress will kick-off their 2012 Lecture and Demonstration Series with a Cutting Demonstration given by three of the biggest stars in the cutting industry in the Coliseum on Friday, October 12th at 3:00pm.
Buster Welch, rancher and horseman, as well as member of the American Quarter Horse Association and National Cutting Horse Association Halls of Fame, will receive the 35th annual National Golden Spur Award on September 7, in Lubbock, Tex.
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