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coNteNts////// novembeR/deCembeR 2014 volume 19, Number 5

Features 74 New Hall of Fame inductees

Meet the industry greats who received Hall of Fame honors in 2014.

82 Million Dollar Club

The NRCHA’s elite circle of seven-figure earners became a little wider this year. Who are the latest?

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Non-Pro Declaration NRCHA Committee Directory Classifieds / Index

On the cover: The 2014 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Champion, Good Time (One Time Pepto x Dual Nurse x Dual Pep), shown by NRCHA Million Dollar Rider Corey Cushing for owner Lynne Wurzer. Primo Morales photo.

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Smart Chic Olena breeding raffle winner

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New Million-Dollar Sires

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Getting it right National Reined Cow Horse Youth Association News

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Snaffle Bit Futurity Horse Show

Corey Cushing wins his second Snaffle Bit Futurity title aboard Good Time. See the winners of the prestigious Snaffle Bit Futurity horse show classes in Reno.

Stallion Auction ending soon

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Volume 19, Number 5

Official Publication of the National Reined Cow Horse Association Published by Quarter Horse News

NrchA

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NrchA oFFicers & DirecTors: President: Todd Crawford Vice President: Paul Bailey Secretary: Sandy Collier Treasurer: Jerry Peters NRCHYA Foundation: Ted Robinson

NrchA sTAFF

Dear NrchA members, The focus of this issue of Reined Cow Horse News is the 2014 Snaffle Bit Futurity, the crown jewel of the NRCHA Premier Event lineup. Our sponsors, board of directors and staff strive to make each Futurity bigger and better than the year before, and I can say with confidence we hit a home run at Reno this time around. As always, the Open Futurity was a thrill to the very end, and our Non Pro divisions benefited greatly from the support of NRCHA Corporate Partner Discount Tire, enjoying $100,000 in added money. This additional sponsor support generated a tremendous amount of enthusiasm among our Non Pro membership, and we expect that momentum to grow in the years ahead as we continue our productive relationship with Discount Tire. Their support allowed us to reduce the entry fee for the Non Pros, while keeping the payout higher than last year, and everybody likes that kind of math! The excitement among the Non Pros spilled over into the Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales, as our Non Pro riders sought out their 2015 and 2016 Futurity prospects.

In addition to the obvious quality of horses in the Futurity Sales, all the yearlings and the Select 2-Year-Olds are eligible for great incentive payouts when they return to Reno as Snaffle Bit Futurity entries. Our sales were extremely robust when compared with 2013, grossing over $545,000 more than last year! This healthy and active round of sales is another strong indicator that the NRCHA is on track to achieve its primary goal of overall growth – in our Premier Event participation, our membership and our new audiences. I want to personally thank everyone who played a role in the success of the 2014 Snaffle Bit Futurity. Whether you were in Reno as a competitor, a Futurity horse owner, a spectator, a shopper, a staff member, a board member, or any combination of the above, you helped us be bigger and better. I invite you to stay with us for the ride as we grow still more in 2015. All the best! Jay Winborn

Executive Director: Jay Winborn Senior Administrator: Carrie McBride Membership: Barbara Nahlik Shows: Allison Walker Website: Bill Bean Sponsor & Vendor Relations: Nancy Shearer

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Publisher: Patty Tiberg Editor/Communications Manager: Stephanie Duquette Contributing Editor: Stacy Pigott Contributing Writers: Stephanie Duquette Production Manager: Sherry Brown Art Director: Susan Sampson Graphic Designer: Candice Madrid Official NRCHA Photographer: Primo Morales Advertising Sales Breeders: Karen Barnhart, 620-951-4026 Commercial: Mary Jane Carpenter, 601-955-8489 Sales Customer Service Manager: Diana Buettner, 817-569-7114 Advertising Fax 817-737-9633 The Reined Cow Horse News is published bi-monthly (six times a year). All contents are copyright of the National Reined Cow Horse Association. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying or otherwise, without prior written permission from the NRCHA. Opinions expressed in articles and advertising in the Reined Cow Horse News do not necessarily reflect the positions or opinions of the NRCHA or its officers and members. Accuracy of material is the sole responsibility of the authors. Unsolicited materials are submitted at the sender’s risk and the NRCHA accepts no responsibility for them. Please address all submissions to: Reined Cow Horse News, 1017 North Hwy 377, Pilot Point, Texas, 76258. Subscription rate is $18 a year. Periodical postage paid at Pilot Point, Texas, 76258 and additional mailing offices. USPS number, 024-906. POSTMASTeR: Send address changes to Reined Cow Horse News, 1017 North Hwy 377, Pilot Point, Texas, 76258.

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pen finals night at the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity in Reno, Nev., wouldn’t be complete without drawing the winning ticket for the raffle filly, donated annually by Ward Ranch. The 2014 filly, Cute Little Pepinic (Smart Little Pepinic x Mister Im Cute x Mister Dual Pep), met her thrilled new owner, Christina Ceresa of Willits, Calif., after Christina’s ticket was drawn following the last set of cow work in the Futurity Open Finals. Like all the Ward Ranch Raffle horses, Cute Little Pepinic comes with a paid entry to the 2015 Snaffle Bit Futurity in the new owner’s choice of the Open, Non-Pro or Amateur division. Cute Little Pepinic was already well-started under saddle, thanks to the capable guidance of Ward Ranch assistant trainer, Chris Krieg. The Ward Ranch has contributed a total of 27 royally bred 2-year-old raffle candidates from its historic reined cow horse breeding program. Built in 1972 by the late Greg Ward,

a member of the NRCHA Hall of Fame, Ward Ranch has raised numerous champions, many of them descended from the famous mare, Fillinic. All of the money from raffle ticket sales goes to support the NRCHA Futurity, half of which is put into the NRCHA 2-Year-Old Select Sale Purse, an incentive program which pays the highest-scoring Snaffle Bit Futurity Sale horses at the following year’s Futurity. Several Ward Ranch Raffle alumni have returned to Reno as 3-year-olds to claim their own Futurity paychecks. The most successful was Gypsy Reminic (Reminic x Tontos Gypsy Bar x Tonto Bars Folly), the 1988 raffle filly. She became the 1989 Futurity Open Reserve Champion with Ted Robinson aboard. Gypsy Reminic has $37,406 in cow horse money, according to Equi-Stat. She also went on to produce 10 performing foals that have earned nearly $75,000 in cutting, cow horse and reining.

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wo lucky winners, David George and Allen Morgan, each won a 2015 breeding to National Reined Cow Horse Association Two Million Dollar Sire Smart Chic Olena as part of a benefit raffle for the National Reined Cow Horse Youth Association. The breedings were donated by Smokin Gun Performance Horses and the drawing was held at the Snaffle Bit Futurity in Reno. The winning ticket holders will receive four Select Breeders Servicestested semen straws; four untested semen straws; and one American

Quarter Horse Association Breeder’s Certificate for the 2015 breeding season. The raffle raised $7,000 for the NRCHYA. As an additional bonus, the NRCHYA will nominate Smart Chic Olena for the NRCHA Subscribed Stallion Program, to make the resulting 2016 breeding raffle foals eligible to compete at the NRCHA Stakes as 4- and 5-year-olds. The late Smart Chic Olena (Smart Little Lena x Gay Sugar Chic x Gay Bar King), foaled in 1985, is a leading sire of NRCHA performers.

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niC it in tHe Bud and dual Rey aCHieve nRCHa Million dollaR siRe status

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he National R e i n e d Cow Horse Association welcomes two new stallions to its Million Dollar Sire ranks. Foals by Nic it in the bud Nic It In The Bud and Dual Rey have broken the sevenfigure earnings mark in the reined cow horse arena, making those two stallions the 13th and 14th horses to achieve NRCHA Million Dollar Sire status.

Nic it iN the bUD Nic It In The Bud (Reminic x Genuine Redbud x Genuine Doc), a 1997 stallion owned by NRCHA Breeder Sponsor Silver Spurs Equine LLC, Scottsdale, Arizona, is a versatile performer with accolades in both reined cow horse and reining. Trained and shown by NRCHA Million Dollar Rider Todd Bergen, Nic It In The Bud made his futurity debut in Reno, qualifying for the Open finals in 2000. Less than three months later, he traveled to the National Reining Horse Association Futurity in Oklahoma City, again earning a berth in the Open finals. In 2001, as a four-year-old, Nic It In The Bud added to his NRCHA resume by winning both the Stakes and Derby Open Championships under Bergen’s saddle. He also was an American Quarter Horse Association World Show finalist in Junior Reining that year. When he advanced to bridle horse age in 2003, Nic It In The Bud proved he could to go the distance, earning the World’s Greatest Horseman Reserve Championship with Bergen aboard,

and making the Top 10 at the AQHA World Show in Senior Working Cow Horse. He retired with lifetime earnings right at the $149,000 mark. As a sire, Nic It In The Bud quickly established his credentials, becoming a NRCHA top 12 and NRHA top 30 Leading Sire in 2009. He climbed still higher in both associations’ rankings in 2011, becoming a top 10 reined cow horse and reining sire. Nic It In The Bud’s reined cow horse performers have earned a combined $1,001,722. His top five NRCHA money-earning foals are: $116,124 Nics Black Diamond (x Shinersdiamondjackie x Shining Spark) $77,525 Nic It Smartly (x Shining Smartly x Shining Spark) $73,641 Peppy Nicolena (x Chelsea Lean x Tejons Peppy Doc) $69,826 Lenas Buddy Nic (x Dual Lena x Lethal Lena) $49,627 Kickback Nic (x Desire A Chic x Smart Chic Olena)

DUal rey The other new NRCHA Million Dollar Sire, Dual Rey, has been firmly established in the cutting horse industry for nearly a decade. Since 2005, he has been ranked as the No. 1 or No. 2 sire in the NCHA, and his foals have earned in excess of $26 million in the cutting arena. Now, with total NRCHA offspring earnings of $1,001,696, Dual Rey (Dual Pep x Nurse Rey x Wyoming Doc), owned by Linda Holmes, leaves no doubt about his versatility as a sire. The 1994 stallion began his performance career at the NCHA Futurity, where he tied for 6th place. Some of his cutting

accomplishments beyond his 3-year-old year included the NCHA Super Stakes, where he split 5th place, and he won the Memphis 4-Year-Old Open Futurity Championship. Dual Rey retired from the competitive arena with $105,038 in earnings. His sparkling sire career has countless highlights. In 2009, a Dual Rey foal won both the NRCHA Futurity Open and the NCHA Futurity Open Championships. The NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Champion was Reymanator, out of the Doc’s Hickory daughter, Savannah Hickory, shown by Zane Davis for owner John Semanik. On the cutting horse side, Rocking W (Dual Rey x Boon San Kitty x High Brow Cat), shown by Tony Piggott for breeder/ owner Alice Walton, won the coveted NCHA Championship in 2009. Dual Rey’s top five NRCHA moneyearning foals are: $175,549 Reymanator (x Savannah Hickory x Doc’s Hickory) $143,529 Dom Dualuise (x Smart Little XX x Smart Little Lena) $62,653 Reygans Smart Lena (x Smart Fancy Lena x Smart Little Lena) $56,973 Desire Rey (x Playguns Desire x Playgun) $52,105 Play Dual Rey (x Hiccup N Play x Doc’s Hickory)

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n the 2014 Snaffle Bit Futurity program, we mistakenly omitted one of the high-scoring horses from the 2013 Snaffle Bit Futurity preliminary go-rounds. There was a tie for the high score, a 221, in the Open herd prelims last year, and one of the horses to earn that score was Johnny Isalena (Quejanaisalena x Dual Train x Dual Peppy), shown by Clayton Edsall, Oakdale, Calif. Edsall and “Johnny” won $1,375 for the winning the round. They also banked another $1,000 paycheck for winning the herd work in the Intermediate Open. Edsall and the 2010 gelding advanced to the Intermediate Open Finals, where they placed third, earning $11,000. They also earned a berth in the Open Finals, where their unfortunate fall in the fence work kept them out of the top placings but still netted another $4,000 check. At the time of the 2013 Futurity, Johnny Isalena’s registration paperwork had not been completed with the American Quarter Horse Association, and he was shown as a grade horse. Although he is now official in every way, the paperwork does not change the quality of his outstanding performance last year in Reno. Johnny, who has lifetime NRCHA earnings of $23,816, was bred and owned by Edsall, and is now owned by Edsall’s fiancee, Chelsea Barney.

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FRom tHe nRCHYA PResident It is that time of year again, the leaves have fallen and the snow is flying for so many of us, so I thought I would give you an update from us youth kids to read while you sip some hot coffee by the fire. It has been a big year for the youth association! It all began with a new board of officers and the news that reined cow horse was being brought to National High School Rodeo! There was already substantial crossover of youth kids between the two associations, but this new addition to high school rodeo will just increase the exposure of cow horse to the youth rodeo community and vice versa. The NRCHYA has been proactive by putting on clinics to help the kids from the NHSRA better understand what cow horse really is and how to be successful with their own horses. I encourage all youth members to reach out to someone in the high school rodeo community and make a new friend! I can personally say I have met some wonderful people through this “merger” and have high hopes for the futures of both youth associations. Not long after this announcement, NRCHYA officers and advisors decided it would be a good idea to select a youth member from each region to be a National Representative. The job for these kids is to join the officers and advisors and monthly conference calls and take the information discussed back to their regional groups. It has been really great having the input from everyone from all over the country! This year’s representatives are as follows: Southwest Region: Wyatt Fisher, North Central Region: Reagan Wheatley, North West Region: Stephanie Helsen,

South Central: Colleen Bridges, North East Region: Austin Buentello. We will be electing new representatives and officers at the national youth meeting at the Celebration of Champions. Becoming a representative or officer is a great way to get involved with this association and get to better know an incredible group of youth members. The list of available positions is: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Reporter, as well as one representative from each region as listed above. If you would like to run for an office, all you have to do is prepare a short speech to introduce yourself and tell your fellow youth why you think you would be a good choice to hold that office for the year. I cannot wait to see each and every youth member at the national meeting in February. One part of being an officer or representative is helping with fundraisers, and boy, have we had some good ones this year! One of the most exciting was the Smart Chic Olena breeding raffle donated by Smoking Gun Performance Horses. Congratulations to Alan Morgan and David George, and we cannot wait to see those fantastic foals on the ground soon. On that fundraiser alone, the youth earned $7,000. The money we earn from fundraisers serves various functions like keeping show costs low for youth, competitive scholarship programs, and sending members to leadership programs such as the AQHA YES conference. The support from the cow horse community never ceases to amaze me and I would personally like to thank every single person who has supported the youth organization! Without all of you, the youth would not have some of the fantastic opportunities we do and we are forever thankful.

Speaking of fantastic opportunities, I cannot say how much I have loved being the NRCHYA president this year. I have met so many wonderful people, built rewarding relationships and had a great time along the way. But more than anything else, I have been involved in maintaining and growing this youth association that I love. Showing in NRCHYA has been an influential part of who I am and I credit this association for who I am today. I have taken my skills from showing horses and put them to good use here at Texas A&M University. Here, I have been able to put my horsemanship skills to the test on the NCAA Equestrian team, as well as use all of my other skills I have gained over the years, especially as president. I have many people to thank for making my time as memorable as it has been, from all the wonderful officers and reps, to my incredible youth advisors, to our executive director and everyone in between. While my time as a youth may be coming to a close, I look forward to the new challenges and opportunities I am sure to face ahead of me in college. Because of my time in NRCHYA, I feel prepared for being on a team, managing my time, working hard in school and making new friends all along the way. I encourage all youth to get involved with this association that I love so much, because if you let it, it can change your life and I know that because it has changed mine. With all of this being said, I wish everyone Happy Holidays and I cannot wait to see you all in Fort Worth in February! This is your NRCHYA president signing off, thanks and Gig’Em! Sincerely, Lisa Jordan

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nRCHA stAllion seRviCe AuCtion Closes deC. 31 The National Reined Cow Horse Association 2015 Stallion Service

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Auction is officially underway and ready to receive your bids. The auc-

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tion began Nov. 15 and closes on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 2014. Visit

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Breedings to the following stallions are currently available in the auction (list is current as of Nov. 1):

try are represented in the Stallion Auction, including NRCHA MillionDollar Sires, NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Champions, NRCHA World’s Greatest Horseman Champions and many more. The Stallion Auction would not be possible without donated breedings from our NRCHA Breeder Sponsors and other generous stallion owners. We also greatly appreciate the buyers who purchase stallion services. By shopping the auction or contributing a breeding, you are helping generate revenue for the NRCHA’s events and programs. Even though the auction is underway, we continue to welcome donated breedings. If you would like your sire added to the Stallion Auction, contact the NRCHA Office by phone at (940) 488-1500 or email at info@nrcha.com. Bidders, please note: the bid price covers the breeding fee only. Successful bidders will be responsible for all additional fees (chute fee,

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A sparkling 221.5 cow work sealed the championship for Good time (one time Pepto x Dual Nurse x Dual Pep) and NrcHA million Dollar rider corey cushing.

NrcHA million Dollar rider corey cushing wins his second National reined cow Horse Association Snaffle bit futurity championship aboard Good time, owned by lynne Wurzer.

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cottsdale, Ariz., horseman Corey Cushing, a National Reined Cow Horse Association Million Dollar Rider, captured the 2014 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Championship riding Good Time (One Time Pepto x Dual Nurse x Dual Pep), owned by Lynne Wurzer, Tacoma, Wash. The Snaffle Bit Futurity Open finals were held Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center in Reno, Nev. Cushing guided the sorrel gelding to a composite 660 score (219 herd/219.5 rein/221.w5 cow) to win the $100,000 Snaffle Bit Futurity Championship, the second of his career. Cushing won his first title in 2012 with CD Diamond (CD Olena x Shiners Diamond Girl x Shining Spark),

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///////// NrcHA SNAffle bit futurity bred and owned by San Juan Ranch. It was an emotional win for Cushing, who wiped tears as he rode Good Time into the spotlight at the Reno Livestock Events Center to accept the award. “I couldn’t be any happier right now. What an outstanding horse this is,” Cushing said. Good Time and Cushing were neckand-neck through the first two events of the finals with Call Me Mitch (Metallic Cat x Miss Hickory Hill x Doc’s Hickory), shown by Phillip Ralls, Paso Robles, Calif., and owned by Estelle Roitblat. In the herd work, Call Me Mitch earned the high score of the round, a 222, while Good Time was tied for the second-high score with a 219. Next, in the rein work, Call Me Mitch and Good Time marked identical 219.5 scores, which meant, in true reined cow horse fashion, it all was going to come down to the fence work. Good Time drew up well ahead of Call Me Mitch in the working order, controlling the cow for a big 221.5 and a commanding lead. Call Me Mitch needed a 219 or better to move Good Time out of Championship contention, but the cow took Ralls and the roan horse around the corner on their second turn, incurring penalties and leaving them with a 202 in the cow work. Call Me Mitch finished in a tie for 6th place, taking home $27,500. “Phillip and I - we’re great friends, and I knew he was going to be a huge threat coming in,” Cushing said. With three horses in the Snaffle Bit Futurity Finals, more than any other competitor, Cushing admitted it was a challenge to stay focused. He credited his wife, Kristen, and his team of assistants, for keeping him prepared. “Coming into the finals, Kristen came up to me and kind of gave me the rundown on how I needed to do things. That’s been a thing of ours. She reminds me of this and that, and tells me to be

Good time and cushing earned a 219.5 to tie for the high score in the rein work. the other 219.5 belonged to call me mitch, shown by Phillip ralls for estelle roitblat.

sure to finish my run. Thank you Kristen - love you!” he said, smiling. “It’s just one horse at a time. My hat is off to Ty Benson, Jake Barry, Dani Nelson and Glen Aspinall. I couldn’t do it without them. Might as well call them the dream team. They were awesome.” For Good Time’s owner, Lynne Wurzer, the Futurity Championship was a “bucket list” item. The whole story began last year, when she called Cushing out of the blue. “I’d never met her. She said she’d like to buy a horse and put it in training. I said, ‘Sure, when I come across one, I’ll let you know,’ and I didn’t know whether it would be tomorrow or six months from now. About three months later she calls me again and asks if I had found a horse for her. I said I hadn’t. Some more time went by. I had been to see a friend, [fellow horse trainer] Hayden Upton, and he had a nice one. I called Ms. Lynn and

told her what the price was, and she told me, ‘Corey, I can’t afford that horse.’ I said, ‘No problem. We’ll find you another one.’ She called me back two days later, and she goes, ‘You know what? I’ve been doing this for a long time, and this is probably the last horse I’ll ever buy. You go buy him.’ And thank goodness she did! It was awesome,” Cushing said. Besides the $100,000 Championship check, the Snaffle Bit Futurity title came with two Bob’s Custom Saddles sponsored by Triple D Ranches and the NRCHA; a CR Morrison Bronze sponsored by the NRCHA; two Gist buckles sponsored by Hooker Creek Ranch and Michelle Cannon; monogrammed jackets sponsored by Cinch; a polar fleece cooler from Classic Equine, a 100x hat from JW Brooks Custom Hats, and products from Santa Cruz Animal Health, Platinum Performance and Back On Track. The Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Reserve Champion was Shiney Nu Annie (Shining

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///////// NrcHA SNAffle bit futurity Spark x Annies Nu Lena x Nu Cash), shown by Chris Dawson, Burneyville, Okla., and owned by Wagonhound Land and Livestock. Dawson guided the Carol Rose-bred mare to a total 651.5 (216 herd/218.5 rein/217 cow), earning $80,000. Dawson and the talented daughter of NRCHA $3 Million Dollar Sire Shining Spark have been a team since last fall. “She’s been a treat this whole time. She’s been a superstar. I love her to death. I couldn’t ask for a better fence horse, and she wants to be really good in the herd work and the reining, too,” Dawson had other highlights in Reno; he had a second Open Finalist, Sushi Boss (CD Lights x Shiney Sushi x Shining Spark), who finished in a tie for 12th place, earning $14,250 for owners Kay Tennant and Leroy Hoffman. In the preliminaries, Sushi Boss won the rein work go-round with a 222. “It’s been a great show. It’s been a week to remember. I need to thank my fiancé, Sarah Winters, and Lee Deacon for all their help, and of course the owners who let me show these great horses,” Dawson said.

$30,000 ciNcH iNtermeDiAte opeN cHAmpioN: mo Style, SHowN by tucker robiNSoN Tucker Robinson was feeling under the weather when he rode Lisa Conley’s gelding, Mo Style, in the Cinch Intermediate Open Snaffle Bit Futurity Finals Oct. 2, but he didn’t look a bit off his game as he piloted the son of Mr Playinstylish to three consistent scores - 217 in the herd and rein work and 216 in the cow work for a total 650. “He felt good in the herd work and the rein work. One of our circles in the fence work wasn’t quite what I wanted, but he’s a good horse and he tried really hard,” Robinson said in a weak, scratchy voice.

Shiney Nu Annie, shown by chris Dawson, was in the top five of every event in the finals. Her consistent performances earned the futurity reserve championship for owner wagonhound land and livestock.

The Lompoc, Calif., horseman was still smiling, though, as he claimed the $30,000 Championship check, along with a Bob’s Custom Saddle from the NRCHA, a Gist Buckle sponsored by Jon and Norma Sather, a CR Morrison Trophy sponsored by Jim Lane Insurance, a 30x hat from JW Brooks Custom Hats, a cooler from Classic Equine, a jacket from Cinch, and products from Platinum Performance and Back On Track. Robinson and Mo Style (Mr Playinstylish x Mo Fletch x Royal Fletch), bred by Kit and Charlie Moncrief/Lee Tennison, Fort Worth, Texas, also qualified for the Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Finals. Asked what he planned to do to prepare, he joked that he might crawl in bed to recover, and let his wife, NRCHA Professional Tina Robinson, school Mo Style for him. In the Open finals, Robinson and the gelding were on the plus side after two events, scoring a 211 in the herd work and a 213.5 in the rein work. However, they encountered some tough luck down the fence, where a fall resulted in a zero

score. The Intermediate Open Reserve Champion was Sumkinda Maverick (Dual Rey x Sumkinda Pinkcadilac x Peptoboonsmal), shown by Mark Luis and owned by CR Sis LLC. They earned a 647.5 (220.5 herd/219 rein/208 cow) for a $15,000 payday. The placing also came with a Gist buckle sponsored by Rocking BS Ranch, a 30x JW Brooks Custom Hat, a handmade snaffle bit from Randy Paul, a Cinch jacket, and products from Back On Track and Platinum Performance. Sumkinda Maverick also collected approximately $30,000 in sale incentive money for being the high-scoring Select 2-Year-Old and high scoring yearling from the 2012 and 2013 Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales. The incentive payouts are awarded to Snaffle Bit Sale graduates who return to Reno and earn the high score in the Futurity preliminary goround. Luis and Sumkinda Maverick also qualified for the Open finals, where they earned another $4,000.

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tucker robinson guided mo Style to the cinch intermediate open championship, earning $30,000 for owner lisa conely.

the cinch intermediate open reserve champion was Sumkinda maverick, shown by mark luis and owned by cr Sis llc.

In the Limited Open division, the Futurity Championship went to CSR Lay Down Sally (Dual Spark x Look At Her Glo x CD O Cody), shown by Bobby Lewis and owned by Circle Star Land and Cattle Company.The little bay mare scored a 647.5 composite (213.5 herd/215 rein work/219 cow). The win paid just over $12,000 and came with a Bob’s Custom Saddle sponsored by Flagg Ranch and Larry Rice, a Gist buckle from the NRCHA, a 30x hat from JW Brooks Custom Hat, a cooler from Classic Equine, a Cinch jacket, and products from Back On Track and Platinum Performance. Lewis, Overbrook, Okla., a veteran horseman with numerous American Quarter Horse Association, roping, cutting and cow horse titles to his name, trained and showed both CSR Lay Down Sally’s sire, Dual Spark, and her dam, Look At Her Glo. Lewis and Dual Spark were the 2014 World’s Greatest Horseman Reserve Champions, and he rode Look At Her Glo to numerous championships and AQHA high point awards in heading, heeling and cow horse. “It’s awesome. It’s nice to be mounted as well as I was, and be in the company of all the great horses and have the camaraderie of all the great folks here,” he said. “She’s been a pleasure to ride the whole time. She’s been easy to train. She’s a hard worker and a nice mare, with a good mind and talent like her father and her mother. They’re nice horses.” Lewis said the challenge of developing a Snaffle Bit Futurity finalist is more difficult than ever, as the caliber of horses and level of horsemanship steadily increases. “The three events - it’s tough to get them ready and it takes a special horse to do it all. The competition has gotten so deep, so tough, so good, which is awesome. I tip to everybody who trains and

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level 1 limiteD opeN Up-and-coming Ashland, Kans., professional Erin Taormino, the resident trainer at Garth and Amanda Gardiners’ Gardiner Quarter Horses, made a big impression in Reno when she piloted her employers’ homebred gelding, Cuttin Wright Up (Hes Wright On x Isabellena x Quejanaisalena) to the Level 1 Limited Open Championship with a composite 651.5 score (216.5 herd/214 rein/221 cow), earning $7,403. But Taormino didn’t stop there; she also qualified Cuttin Wright Up for the Open, Intermediate Open and Limited Open Finals, making the gelding the first foal by the Gardiners’ stallion, Hes Wright On, to become an Futurity Open finalist. “I’m on top of the world. I don’t think it could get much better,” Taormino said. “Being an Open finalist means the world, because that’s what we work toward all year. That’s the goal. That’s why the smile hasn’t left the face!” In the Intermediate and Limited Open finals Thursday, Oct. 2, Cuttin Wright Up scored a 641 (211 herd/212.5 rein/217.5 cow), placing 3rd in the Limited Open and tying for 6th in the Intermediate, earning combined paychecks of $11,178. Then on Saturday, Oct. 4, in the Open

cSr lay Down Sally, shown to the limited open reserve championship by bobby lewis for owner circle Star land & cattle co., comes from a family of horses lewis knows very well.

Jake barry rode Nics two Shiners to the limited open reserve championship for owner Dani Nelsont.

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riding for owner/breeders Garth and Amanda Gardiner, erin taormino captured the level 1 limited open championship and advanced to the finals in all three of the other open divisions.

He arrived in reno with no prior NrcHA earnings, but that all changed when clayton Anderson piloted call me rey to the level 1 limited open reserve championship as well as the intermediate and limited open finals.

finals, Taormino rode the gelding to a 634 (210 herd/211.5 rein/212.5 cow) banking another $11,750. Including goround money from the prelims, Cuttin Wright Up’s total earnings at Reno were just over the $35,000 mark. “He’s been a handful to train,” Taormino said, describing the bay horse known around the barn as “Junior.” “As the year has gone on, he’s just gotten better. His personality is great. He’s really good minded, and he’s so talented. Probably the best thing about him is he never stops trying. He’s got a big heart.” Taormino arrived in Reno with NRCHA earnings of $34,049. The former apprentice to NRCHA Hall of Fame horseman Ron Ralls and NRCHA Million Dollar Rider Todd Bergen went out on her own last December when she became the Gardiner Quarter Horses head trainer. “I knew I had good horses coming here. I was confident, but it’s only my third time showing at the Snaffle Bit Futurity, so to make the Open finals my third time, and my first year on my own - you hope for the best, but you never really know what’s going to happen,” she said. For the Level 1 Championship, Taormino also won a Gist buckle sponsored by Karilyn and Clay Crolius; a CR Morrison Trophy from the NRCHA; a cooler from Classic Equine; a 30x JW Brooks Custom Hat; a Cinch jacket; and products from Platinum Performance and Back On Track. The Level 1 Limited Open Reserve Champion was Call Me Rey (Dual Rey x Meradas Style x Docs Stylish Oak), shown by Clayton Anderson for owner Jason Hays. Call Me Rey scored a 642 composite (214.5 herd/212.5 rein/215 cow), earning $5,552. He also advanced to the Limited Open and Intermediate Open Finals, claiming two more paychecks totaling $5,021.

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tammy Jo Hays advances two horses to the 2014 Snaffle bit futurity Discount tire Non Pro finals, winning her second consecutive championship with miss Prize maker and claiming third place aboard cr Wood b N caicos.

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ammy Jo Hays, Nocona, Texas, arrived at the 2014 Snaffle Bit Futurity in Reno, Nev., as the No. 1 Non Pro on the National Reined Cow Horse Association Top Riders list, with nearly $62,000 earned in the last three show seasons. Hays further solidified her position at the top of the charts when she guided two horses to the Discount Tire Non Pro finals. She claimed her second consecutive Non Pro Championship with Miss Prize Maker (Topsails Rien Maker x Miss Colonels Prize x Smokums

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///////// NrcHA SNAffle bit futurity Prize), and placed third on CR Wood B N Caicos (Woody B Tuff x Dees Cats Meow x High Brow Cat). Hays and Miss Prize Maker, a mare she owns in partnership with her father, Walt Greeman, earned a composite 643 score (210 herd/216 rein/218 cow), taking home $17,762. They also won an original C.R. Morrison Bronze trophy sponsored by Brandon and Sophia Buttars; a Bob’s Custom Saddle sponsored by Holy Cow Performance Horses; a Gist buckle from Jon and Jody Semper; a cooler from Classic Equine; a Cinch jacket; a 100x hat from JW Brooks Custom Hats, and product from Back On Track, Platinum Performance and Santa Cruz Animal Health. On CR Wood B N Caicos, Hays scored a 641 (213.5 herd/210.5 rein/217 cow), earning the third-place $11,102 check. “I feel very blessed and I don’t know how a person can possibly get to this position without feeling like God put you here. I know I feel that way,” Hays said. The road to the Futurity finals was a bumpy one for Miss Prize Maker; in fact, it was astonishing that she was able to compete in Reno at all. Over the summer, following a routine vaccination against rabies, the mare suffered a rare autoimmune reaction that caused her back muscles to tie up, and then waste away. “The week before [the NRCHA Derby in June], her back muscles tied up super tight. You could have poured water on her back and it would have stood. That’s how swelled up her back was,” Hays said. Although lateral movement caused mild discomfort, Miss Prize Maker was, for the most part, pain-free, able to eat and walk around normally. Hays and her husband, NRCHA professional trainer Shawn Hays, took Miss Prize Maker to ESMS On The Brazos for treatment. Her care was overseen by Reese Hand, DVM. “He had never seen anything like it. He

miss Prize maker has a particular flair for the rein work, and she did not disappoint in the futurity Non Pro finals.

consulted with Dr. Stephanie Valberg in Minnesota, a specialist in muscle tie-ups. She knew exactly what was going on. She said it was probably an autoimmune reaction to the rabies vaccine. She said we were going to have to give her steroids, and said, ‘Just so you know, her muscles are going to literally melt right before your eyes,’” Hays said. Tammy Jo and Shawn were already in Paso Robles, Calif., for the NRCHA Derby when Miss Prize Maker’s diagnosis and treatment began. “[Dr. Hand] was relaying all this information to me and sending me pictures. It was horrible. They gave her steroids and 12 hours later, she looked like an old, swaybacked 30-year-old horse.” Hays gave up her plan to show Miss Prize Maker at the Futurity, and instead focused on recovery and rehabilitation. She had a glimmer of hope from equine veterinarian and NRCHA board member Dr. Joe Carter, who said there was

a chance the muscles could rebuild as quickly as they had disappeared. Dr. Hand and the ESMS On The Brazos team put Miss Prize Maker on a swimming therapy regimen, then sent her home in mid-July with the green light for a gentle return to riding. While the mare’s wasted back had never seemed painful, she was, not surprisingly, very weak at first. “I wasn’t planning to show her - just take it easy and rehab her. When I started riding her, she could do everything she did before. She could stop, she could turn around, she could work a cow, but she felt really unstable - wobbly. She just got better super fast. You could almost see the muscles building as fast as they melted away. To look at her now, the only way you would know anything happened is a little scar where they did a muscle biopsy,” Hays said. Miss Prize Maker delivered throughout the Non Pro finals, and proved that she is on the road to a complete physical recov-

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ery with her performance in the herd. “When she hurt her back, she could still slide and hold the ground, but to be able to really push back and draw back - she lost quite a bit of that. For me, the herd work, even though it was the low score of the three events in the finals, was the big accomplishment of the day because it shows me she’s getting better and better. We worked three nice cows. I was really, really proud of that,” Hays said. Miss Prize Maker consistently shines

in the rein work, and turned in another above-average pattern for Hays when she needed it. “She’s really easy to show. She gives you lots of confidence. I love having a horse that you can take the reining and stick it in your hip pocket and know you’re going to have a score, and she’s one of those horses,” Hays said. “When I started in for the fence work, I didn’t know what the scores were or who was sitting where. I watched some of the

bridle runs. I knew people were having trouble. Shawn told me to be smart, don’t try to be a hero, and just use my head and work the cow. It had a lot of feel, my horse let me handle her, and it came together really good.” With her Snaffle Bit Futurity earnings, Hays’ lifetime NRCHA money is nearly $220,000. She won the 2013 Snaffle Bit Futurity Non Pro Championship aboard SDP Got Fancy Genes (RC Fancy Step x SDP I Got Good Genes x Dual Rey). In 2014, Hays and Two Kitties (Smooth As A Cat x SR Jaguar x Doc O’Lena) were the NRCHA Stakes Non Pro Champions, and then Hays teamed up again with SDP Got Fancy Genes to win the 2014 NRCHA Derby Non Pro title. Hays credited a team of professional horsemen for their role in her success. “My husband - he really did most of the work on Miss Prize Maker. I couldn’t have done this without him. [Assistant trainer] Cody Patterson worked really hard, too, shifting horses back and forth. I have to thank [NRCHA Hall of Fame horseman] Don Murphy, who is always there consulting us. My herd help: Phillip Ralls, Ron Ralls, Chris Dawson and Jon Roeser. They’ve been my team for several years now. There is no way you can do well in the herd without a good team behind you, and they’re great. I always want to thank God. To me, it’s insane to think that anybody is talented enough or lucky enough or any of those things to have a couple of years like the last two years I have had,” she said.

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molly russell and her mare, Sister Siera, finished as the intermediate Non Pro reserve champions.

Big Piney, Wyo., cattle rancher and horseman Mike Miller returned to the National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity after a two-year hiatus, winning the Discount Tire Futurity Intermediate Non Pro title and taking Reserve in the Non Pro aboard Firecat

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Karey franz added to her successful Non Pro limited Age event resume when she won the Novice Non Pro futurity title on lA Shinning.

enjoy [showing]. I think I’ll be an everyother-year [Snaffle Bit Futurity] man. It’s changed so much since I started. Used to be, you could bring a really nice ranch horse here and be able to compete, but it’s way beyond that point now.” According to NRCHA records, Miller’s cow horse show career dates back to at least 1998. His Reno earnings in 2014 elevate his lifetime money beyond the $553,000 mark. The veteran competitor was able to laugh about a moment during the Futurity prelims when he came dangerously close to missing the fence work. “That was terrible!” Miller said, smiling. “I was out there in the practice pen and I’m riding around. I asked a few people if we were still in the second set. About 30 seconds later, I hear them say, ‘Mike Miller - first call.’ You can kind of hear out there, not real good, but you hear your own name good, you know? So here I come. When I got to the top of the tunnel, it was third call.” Miller borrowed a pair of chaps from fellow non pro Randy Gamble, who had

just finished his fence run. He hastily unbraided his gelding’s tail, hustled into the arena, and made the high-scoring fence run of the Non Pro prelims, a 221. “It worked out. Luckily, they let me go,” he said. If it fits in with the schedule on the ranch, Miller plans to show Firecat Flashenfever as a 4- and 5-year-old. “I’d like to go to either the Stakes or the Derby if I can, whichever one doesn’t show up in calving. There are times of the year we just can’t get away. I’d like to show him some more.” The Intermediate Non Pro Reserve Champion was Molly Russell, Creston, Calif., who rode Sister Siera (Doc At Night x Sierras Lullabye x Had A Larrabee) to a composite 629 (203 herd/212 rein/214 cow), earning $6,548. Molly also took home a 30x JW Brooks Custom Hat, a jacket from Cinch, and products from Back On Track and Platinum Performance. Novice Non Pro Champion Karey Franz and her mare, LA Shinning (Shiners Lena Doc x Sweet Kwackin Trona x Little Trona) had not had much

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chicaroo Kitty and Shannon mccarty finished as the Novice Non Pro reserve champions.

randy Gamble won his first NrcHA Premier event championship when he claimed the futurity Amateur title aboard Qr Hickory boon.

time to get to know each other before competing at the Snaffle Bit Futurity. Franz bought the mare in May from breeder David Pratt, Walnut Ridge, Ark. Asked about how she approached a new horse, a big show and a tight time frame, she replied with a smile and two words: “Don Murphy.” With help from the iconic NRCHA Hall of Fame Horseman, Franz quickly developed LA Shinning into a futurity contender, qualifying for both the Intermediate and Novice Non Pro finals. In the herd work, their strongest event, Franz and the sorrel mare scored a 213, but a little trouble in the rein work left them with a 200.5. A strong rebound down the fence, in the form of a 214.5, was enough to secure the Novice title and 3rd place in the Intermediate. Franz took home combined paychecks of $8,167 and some great prizes: a Bob’s Custom Saddle sponsored by Mattie Neal; a Gist buckle sponsored by Robertson Ranches; a 30x JW Brooks Custom Hat; a CR Morrison Trophy, a cooler from Classic Equine, a jacket from Cinch, and product from Back On Track and Platinum Performance. Franz arrived in Reno with nearly $65,000 on her NRCHA record. She is a multiple Snaffle Bit Futurity finalist, claiming her first NRCHA Premier Event Futurity title in 2008 when she won the Amateur Championship aboard Its That Time Again (A Chic In Time x Uno What Weeno x Smart Little Uno). The Novice Non Pro Reserve Champion was Shannon McCarty, riding Chicaroo Kitty (Hick Chicaroo x Kat Five x High Brow Cat). They scored a total 624.5 (213 herd/205.5 rein/206 cow), earning $2,168. McCarty also claimed another $4,366 for 4th place in the Intermediate Non Pro. Her prizes included a Gist buckle, a 30x JW Brooks Custom Hat and products from Back On Track.

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AmAteur cHAmpioN At the National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity, the conclusion of the Non Pro preliminaries not only determined who would advance to the clean slate finals, they also decided the Championships in two divisions: the Amateur and the Non Pro Limited. The Futurity Amateur Champion was Randy Gamble, Prineville, Ore., who rode QR Hickory Boon (Boons Milliennium x Melissa Josey x Doc’s Hickory) to a composite 633.5 score (210 herd/207.5 rein/216 cow). The Amateur Championship paid $5,400 and came with a Bob’s Custom Saddle sponsored by Larry and Ellen Bell, a CR Morrison Trophy and Gist buckle sponsored by Chandler Ranch, a cooler from Classic Equine, a jacket from Cinch, a 30x hat from JW Brooks Custom Hats, a framed Western print from In Cahoots Gallery, and products from Back On Track and Platinum Performance. “I’m pretty darn excited, I guarantee

you!” an elated Gamble said, following the win. The 216 cow work score was the highlight of his performance. “I knew it was a good cow as soon as it came out. He had enough run to him that I could score well on him. It was cool. It was really cool. Definitely a bucket list item. Definitely a highlight.” Gamble also qualified for all three Futurity Non Pro division finals on Friday, Oct. 2. He thanked his herd help and expressed great appreciation for the reined cow horse community of trainers and Non Pro competitors in the Pacific Northwest. Gamble was also thrilled to learn QR Hickory Boon had won the $8,400 Non Pro Sale Incentive check. He had purchased the roan gelding through the 2013 Snaffle Bit Futurity Select 2-Year-Old Sale, and won the bonus money for being the highest-scoring sale horse in this year’s Futurity Non Pro preliminaries. Gamble and QR Hickory Boon went

on to earn another $2,749 in the Non Pro Finals on Friday, Oct. 3. The Prineville farmer has a lengthy history in the NRCHA, spending many years riding and competing in Salinas, Calif., surrounded by legendary horses and trainers. Gamble took quite a few years away from the sport before returning to the competitive arena in 2013. The Amateur Reserve Champion was Wilder Jones, riding Magicat (Metallic Cat x Magical Lena x Little Lenas Legend) to a 626 composite. He took home a $4,300 check, along with a Gist buckle from Crawford Performance Horses, a hat from JW Brooks Custom Hats and a jacket from Cinch. Magicat is sired by Metallic Cat and out of leading cow horse dam Magical Lena. Jones, the son of NRCHA Million Dollar Rider Anne Reynolds, also qualified Magicat for all three Non Pro divisions, where they earned triple paychecks totaling another $3,327.

NoN pro limiteD cHAmpioN Erin Russell and Under Lights (CD Lights x Shiners Missy Jay x Shining Spark) won the Futurity Non Pro Limited Championship, scoring a total 634.5 on three events (210 herd/209.5 rein/215 cow) to win a $3,983 check. “I was first in the herd, so I knew I had the pick of the litter. I had Boyd Rice and Winston Hansma helping me, as well as Todd Crawford and Steve Metcalf. They were awesome help - huge thanks to my guys for helping me,” Russell said. “My horse was great in the reining - very clean. In the cow work, I was just praying for a great cow. He handled it so well. I pushed him up in there, he took a hold of it, I tried to be easy with my hands and keep my legs close to him and not fall off, and he was great!” Russell’s championship came with a pile of great prizes - a Bob’s Custom Saddle sponsored by TKO Ranch, a Gist buckle

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sponsored by her horse’s sire, CD Lights, a CR Morrison Trophy from the NRCHA, a 30x hat from JW Brooks Custom Hats, a cooler from Classic Equine, a jacket from Cinch, products from Back on Track and Platinum Performance, and a $400 gift certificate for custom chaps from the Chap Lady. Russell purchased “Buddy” from the Carol Rose dispersal sale last year. She had a feeling about the big, strong yellow gelding. “I knew he was the one. It was meant to be,” she said. Under Lights reminds Russell of her first cow horse, Bonnies Fancy Twist. They won a NRCHA Non Pro Limited World Championship together in 2007, but sadly, Russell lost “Twister” two years ago. “I literally think my old horse is inside this one. They’re so much alike. I had a flashback when I was working the cow just then. Buddy really encompasses what Twister was, but without some of the quirks, so he’s even better,” she said. Russell, who has not yet started showing down the fence, appreciated the new Non Pro Limited Futurity class. “It’s awesome! I was so thankful for it. It’s another reason I went out to look for a two year old last year.” Russell thanked her trainers, Steve and Carol Metcalf; her cutting horse trainer, Ronnie Rice; Under Lights’ breeder, Carol Rose; her friend and equine insurance agent, Dianne Passek; and her family. The Non Pro Limited Futurity Reserve Champion was Marissa Greenberg, who rode her grade mare named Minnie to a 632.5 on three events (211 herd/204.5 rein/217 cow). Marissa’s $3,130 check came with a Gist buckle from Estelle Roitblat in memory of Harold Farren, a custom Randy Paul snaffle bit, a 30x hat from JW Brooks, a jacket from Cinch, and products from Back On Track and Platinum performance.

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hile the focus of the Snaffle Bit Futurity is the 3-yearolds, the event in Reno also offers a full slate of classes for hackamore, two rein and bridle horses. With more than $33,000 added to these divisions, the caliber of competition is always high. A show highlight and crowd favorite is the Open Bridle class, where veteran equine athletes and top trainers compete for the prestigious championship. A field of 38 elite bridle horses showed in the preliminary round, and only the top 10 advanced to the finals, where it took a 431.5 score or better to qualify. The finalists represented a formidable group of NRCHA performers, including a past Snaffle Bit Futurity Champion, American Quarter Horse Association World Champions and NRCHA World’s Greatest Horseman finalists. In the end, it was the oldest horse in the finals who reunited with his original trainer to win the championship. Scottsdale, Ariz., professional Shadd

Parkinson and Spursuasion, a 2001 gelding Parkinson has known since he was foaled, trained and shown for his entire career, scored an impressive 437.5 on two (215.5 rein/222 cow) for the title. Spursuasion (Ray Gay Quixote x Mist N Smoke x Doc Tom Tucker) brought home a $6,860 check for owner Lindsay Wadhams, Pueblo, Colo. He also won a Bob’s Custom Saddle, a Gist buckle sponsored by Debby Sanguinetti and Tish Wilhite; and products from Back On Track, Platinum Performance and Santa Cruz Animal Health. “My parents [Dorn and Debra Parkinson] and I raised him. I showed

him as a 3-year-old. I won a bunch on him at the reining futurity and in the cow horse derbies. Susie Johns owned him for four or five years, and then Lindsay bought him and she’s been showing him and winning everything in the Non Pro,” Parkinson said. Wadhams initially did not plan for her gelding to make the trip to Reno. But when Wadhams’ best friend, Christa Hampton, also a client of Parkinson’s, entered the Non Pro Limited in Reno, Wadhams decided she would join the fun, to not only cheer on her college friend, but also her horse in the Open Bridle.

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Time For The Diamond (One Time Pepto x Diamonds With Style x Playin Stylish), the 2013 Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Champion, returned to Reno a year later to claim the Open Hackamore Championship, scoring a 221 in the rein work and a 218.5 in the cow work for a total 439.5. He was shown by Nick Dowers, the Dyer, Nev., horseman who has developed the sorrel stallion’s championship career since purchasing him at the 2011 NRCHA Futurity Select Yearling Sale. Nicknamed “Cactapuss” by Dowers’ daughter, Tuli, Time For The Diamond earned just over $8,680 for the Open Hackamore win. “It’s pretty awesome. It’s pretty special. To come here and do my horse justice just means an awful lot to me. In the prelims, he was a 219 with a three-point penalty, so he was just a tick better in the prelims. We’re starting to get that reining dialed in pretty good. We just had a little bit more cow today, which allowed me to show him off,” Dowers said. His prizes included a Bob’s Custom Saddle, a Gist buckle sponsored by Dick Hershman in loving memory of his wife, Harriet, a gift certificate from San Juan Ranch, and products from Platinum Performance. Time For The Diamond is owned by Nick’s father, Rod Dowers.

limiteD opeN HAckAmore In the Limited Open Hackamore class, it was Cruze Mode (Wimpys Little Step x Smart Lassie Chick x Smart Chic Olena) and Ben Baldus at the top of the heap, earning the championship with a total 424 score on two events. Cruze Mode, a 2009

s Spursuasion is simple to ride in the rein work, just “point and kick,” parkinson said. their reining score of 215.5 helped earn the open bridle championship.

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A Non Pro competitor stepped outside her division to win the Limited Open Bridle Championship. Westcliffe, Colo., horsewoman Kassi Ryff piloted her gelding, Chico Flo (Chic Please x Scarlet Flo x Mr Peponita Flo) to a 431 (213 rein/218 cow) to win the title. The Limited Open Bridle Championship

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The gelding, known as “Booger” around the barn, made an unforgettable last hurrah in the show pen. “In the rein work, he’s always good. It’s basically point and kick with him,” Parkinson said. In the cow work, Parkinson made the unusual choice to go down the fence on the same side as the judges. “The cow came out, and he was a little bravo in the boxing. On the far side [the judges’ side] he kept wanting to hit me harder and harder. I thought, okay, if you want to go down that side, I guess we can. I’m glad it all worked out.” Parkinson said his enduring relationship with “Booger” made the win even more special. “There’s nothing prouder than to have a horse who has been this good, this long. There have been a lot of horses come and gone that have been more talented in a short period of time, but I don’t know if there’s been one more consistent over the 10 years. We call him Booger for a reason. He’s into everything. Every time you show him, it’s like the first time he’s been out there. He likes to look, but all in a good way. He enjoys every experience like he’s never done it before. It makes it real refreshing and fun to be around.” Parkinson thanked Wadhams for letting him show Spursuasion. “I also have to thank my wife, Mackenzie, my little girl, Gracie, all the people at the ranch who have helped me along the way, and everyone who has kept a horse in training with me.”

s the Snaffle bit futurity was good to last year’s futurity open champion, time for the Diamond, ridden by Nick Dowers. Now a 4-year-old, the stallion returned to reno to win the open Hackamore championship.

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stallion, is owned by the W.T. Waggoner Estate. The Championship paid $1,275 and came with a Gist buckle from the NRCHA and products from Back On Track and Platinum Performance. “Cruze Mode has been a really good horse for us. I’ve shown him in the reining, and he’s done well in the reining derbies. He was good in the rein work today. On the cow, he boxed well and got a good first turn. The cow got really tough on the second turn but we handled it and got to the circles. He circled real good to the left, but I had heck going to the right because the cow still had plenty of air, but we got it done,” Baldus said.

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Proving that great horsemanship does not carry an expiration date, NRCHA Hall of Fame trainer Les Vogt guided one of his all-time favorite horses, Nic It Smartly (Nic It In The Bud x Shining Smartly x Shining Spark), nicknamed “Sparky,” to the Open Two Rein Championship with a 293 score (146 rein/147 cow). “Sparky’s a wonderful horse. He’s got a lot of the ‘right stuff.’ I’d like to say he’s probably at the top of the list. I’ve had a lot of really nice horses. Whether I did a nicer job on him, or whether he’s nicer, or the combination, I’m not sure, but I can get more out of him than I could any other horse I’ve ever shown,” Vogt said. “He was easy to show. Other times he’s a little feely, but this time he was real easy to show. It was a fun ride! I’d like to do it again every day.” Vogt, who tied for the very first Snaffle Bit Futurity Championship in 1970 and won his second title in 1973, said the thrill of winning at the NRCHA’s most prestigious Premier Event never gets old. “I’ve done a lot of exciting things, and I have to say that circling the cow going really fast, after you’ve had a jam-up good fence work, and knowing that you could still get more speed out of your horse if

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you needed, and hearing the crowd noise, it makes it all worth it. I always say, we all get older, but we don’t have to get old. When you do something like what happened today, you feel pretty young.” The Championship came with a $2,220 paycheck, elevating Nic It Smartly’s earnings to nearly $80,000. Vogt, whose career earnings are approaching the $300,000 mark, also won a Bob’s Custom Saddle sponsored by Stuart Ranch; a Gist buckle from the NRCHA; and products from Back On Track and Platinum Performance. Vogt purchased Nic It Smartly from fellow professional trainer Luke Jones. He tried the colt when he was at Jones’ Allerton, Iowa, facility, teaching a clinic. “I saw him, and I had to have him,” Vogt said. “When I got on him, he felt like he should be mine. He has swagger, and he was really easy to train. Sparky makes my days happy days. There’s something about a good horse, for all of us, that feeds our soul.”

NoN pro briDle The Non Pro Bridle class was, as always, a highly competitive affair with 33 entries. For Stephen Silva, who was returning to the NRCHA arena with Talkin Prize (Smokums Prize x Talkin Peppy Merada x Meradas Money Talks), it was also a bit anxiety-provoking. “It’s been a couple years since I’ve shown a cow horse so I was feeling pretty pressured up, but this is just a great, great horse. He could have won a lot of money with someone else on his back - that’s how good he is - but he’s kind of put up with me so I’m glad to get a big win on him,” the Templeton, Calif., horseman said. Silva showed as if he had never missed a day in the cow horse arena, scoring a 291.5 (147 rein/144.5 cow) to claim the Non Pro Bridle Championship. The win paid just over $3,800 and came with a Bob’s Custom Saddle sponsored by Matacorp,

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It is customary for three members of the Neel family - NRCHA professional trainer Tom Neel and two of his favorite non pros, his wife, Lorna, and daughter, Jennifer - to travel to cow horse shows together. Usually, at least one of the Neels is mounted on a home-bred horse sired by the Millsap, Texas, family’s stallion, Zezes Pepto Cat (Zeze Gunsmoke x Boons Cat x Peptoboonsmal). The trip to the Snaffle Bit Futurity was no different. Tom had a customer’s horse in the Open Bridle class, while Jennifer and Lorna had a pair of full sisters from the Neels’ breeding program to show. Jennifer and Z Martinalena (Zezes Pepto Cat x Fussy Hanky x Lotsolena) were entered in the Futurity Non Pro, while Lorna and Z Martinalena’s 4-year-old

s In a sudden change of plans, Jennifer Neel took Ze Sweet’s reins for her mother, lorna Neel, and won the Non Pro hackamore championship on the home-bred mare.

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It was a goal accomplished, and then some, for La Cygne, Kans., horsewoman Amy Lund, who rode The Big Day to a very big payday in the Non Pro Bridle divisions. Lund scored a 291 (143 rein/148 cow) to win the Championship in the Intermediate and Novice Non Pro Bridle and finished as Reserve in the Non Pro. Her combined paychecks were just over $6,400. Her prizes were two Gist buckles and products from Platinum Performance

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and Back On Track. “I’m very excited. It’s been a goal of mine to come here and do well in the Novice Non Pro Bridle,” she said, adding that the Intermediate championship was “very unexpected!” Lund, whose husband is NRCHA professional Brad Lund, purchased The Big Day (Smart Little Lena x Olena Day x Doc O’Lena) from Corey Cushing last November. She’s already had success on her sweet new ride. “We were reserve in the Non Pro Bridle Spectacular at the NRCHA Derby. It’s our first year together. He just shows so honest, and he’s really good down the fence. As long as I stay on and stay out of his way, he does a pretty good job,” Lund said, smiling. Does she have future goals with “Red”? “Not right now - I’m kind of on cloud nine!” Lund said. She thanked her husband for “teaching me to get down the fence,” and also appreciated Cushing for his advice and guidance.

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a Gist buckle from the NRCHA, a gift certificate and tote bag from Santa Cruz Animal Health, and products from Back On Track and Platinum Performance. Silva, who has NRCHA lifetime earnings of more than $37,000, has focused on cutting horses for the past couple of years, under the guidance of California professional Morgan Cromer. When he decided to enter his 3-year-old, Shady Nic Luvs Chics (Shady Lil Starlight x Nic N Chic) in the Snaffle Bit Futurity Non Pro, he thought it might be worthwhile to bring Talkin Prize back into show shape too. “I figured since I was showing a three year old, I should get [Talkin Prize] legged back up. I’ve just been using him at home to brand and piddle around on. I got him legged up and have worked pretty hard to get tuned back up myself,” he said, smiling. Silva, who also credited NRCHA professionals Jake Telford and Phillip Ralls for their help in his cow horse endeavors, hopes to stay active in both the cutting and reined cow horse arenas in the future. “Yes, depending on what kind of horses come my way. I like the cutting also. It’s tough to do both every year, but this year it’s worked out really well. I’m sure going to try to stay in the cow horses,” he said.

s the Non Pro two rein champion was Sally Drennon, lincoln, calif., who piloted cheque Please (chic Please x turn liz loose x Doc’s hickory) to the championship with a 282.5 score (142 rein/140.5 cow). they won $1,104, a Gist buckle, and products from back on track and Platinum Performance.

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sibling, Ze Sweet, were slated to compete in the Non Pro Hackamore. However, back trouble spoiled Lorna’s plans. “She threw her back out a couple days before we came. She decided she was in so much pain that she couldn’t ride, and asked me if I could show instead. We switched riders about an hour before the show started,” Jennifer explained. It was not a catch ride in the true sense of the phrase, because Jennifer and Ze Sweet already knew each other well. “This is the mare I showed at the Futurity last year, but I haven’t ridden her in a long time. It was really fun to go down the fence on her,” Jennifer said. “She is by Zezes Pepto Cat, and all the ones we have by him are doing so well, and we’re just really proud of her. I love this mare. She was great last year at the futurity and she’s so much better this year as a four year old.” With a composite 284 score (141 rein/143 cow), Jennifer took home the $3,294 Non Pro Hackamore Championship check along with some great prizes: a Bob’s Custom Saddle sponsored by Dave Archer; a Gist buckle from the NRCHA; and products from San Juan Ranch, Platinum Performance and Back On Track. Jennifer thanked her parents, cutting horse trainer Jon Burgess and her fiancé, Robert Forst. The couple’s wedding is set for March 20, 2015.

s why settle for one championship when you can have two? morgan miller swept the Non Pro Limited and $5,000 Non Pro Limited aboard Jack in The Pot.

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sion. “I didn’t know if I had a legitimate chance or not,” the Collinston, Utah, competitor said. “There were some really tough horses. It just worked out today!” Miller and “Jackpot” won dual championships in the Non Pro Limited and $5,000 Non Pro Limited divisions in Reno Sept. 28, scoring a 144 in the rein work and a brilliant 151 in the cow work for a 295 composite. “I feel like I’m on cloud nine. It’s unbelievable! In the rein work, he circled really good. I was a little timid when I ran and stopped him and I left some points out there, but he made up for it in the boxing. He was really good. I drew a cow that I could tell was going to fit him and his style. He was spot on, really expressive, and it was really sweet because of all the hard work and all the struggle I’ve had with him on a cow. He likes a cow that’s going to look at him so he can draw it in and ‘shake n’ bake’ in the middle. That’s when he looks his best,” Miller said. She won two paychecks totaling $2,540. Miller also filled up her tack room with two Bob’s Custom Saddles sponsored by the Santa Ynez Valley Cow Horse Classic and the NRCHA, and claimed a pair of Gist buckles sponsored by Boyd and Halee Rice and the NRCHA. Rounding out the prize list was products from Back

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With two trophy saddles piled high on her gelding, Jack In The Pot (Meradas Blue Sue x Bingos Nurse x Dual Rey), and her hands full of two Gist buckles, it seemed a bit silly to think that Morgan Miller doubted her ability to compete in the National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity Non Pro Limited divi-

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On Track and Platinum Performance. Miller has been riding and showing “Jackpot” for about a year, with guidance run to reno fence champion Stacy Duesterhaus and Little cielo

from her husband of two years, professional trainer Mike Miller. “He encourages me and coaches me. I do most of the riding myself and he has a watchful eye and cheers for me,” she said. She thanked her friends Brandon and Sophia Buttars, adding that Sophia convinced her she could be competitive in Reno. Miller also appreciated Kelby and Abbie Phillips, her husband, Mike, and friends and family too numerous to mention. “I’m thankful for everyone,” she said, through tears. There was a tie for the $5,000 Non Pro Limited Reserve Championship between Kristin Bacchetti, riding Heart Of A Remedy (Heart Of A Fox x SPD Remedys Response x Smart Peppy Doc), and Debra Brautovich aboard TF Choice Sugar (SR Instant Choice x Peptos Sugar x Peptoboonsmal). Both riders scored a 292.5 and took home a check for $612. In the Non Pro Limited, the Reserve Champion was Mattie Neel, riding Instantee (Tejons Peppy Doc x Suddenly Shiney x Shining Spark) to a score of 294.5 (148 rein/146.5 cow), earning $1,237.

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Alexa Beaty, Aubrey, Texas, and her stalwart gelding, Star Dustn Wrangler (Starlights Wrangler x Pines Dusty Model x Pines Dusty Dude) added another title to their lengthy resume when they won the Youth Bridle Championship with a 291.5 (145 rein/146.5 cow). Beaty took home a $1,350 paycheck, a Bob’s Custom Saddle from the NRCHA; a Gist buckle sponsored by official NRCHA photographer

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Youth LimiteD Winning is in Cutter McLaughlin’s pedigree. The Commerce, Texas, youth, whose father, Jay McLaughlin, is a top NRCHA professional, took home the Youth Limited Championship when he guided CD Dee Vee Dee (CD Lights x Shiners Missy Jay x Shining Spark) to a 292 composite (145 rein/147 cow), earning $960. His prizes were a Bob’s Custom Saddle and Gist buckle from the NRCHA, as well as products from Back On Track and Platinum Performance.

SeLect NoN Pro briDLe Kent, Wash., horsewoman Meryl Reber scored three nice paychecks when she rode Ima Chic Please (Chic Please x Smokums Chex Mint x Smokum Oak) to the Select Non Pro Bridle Championship. She also picked up third-place money in the Non Pro and the Intermediate Non Pro Bridle, for a total $3,500 in earnings.

SeLect NoN Pro LimiteD The Select Non Pro Limited Champion was Debra Brautovich, riding TF Choice Sugar (SR Instant Choice x Peptos Sugar x Peptoboonsmal). She scored a 292.5 (145.5 rein/147 cow), and also finished in the top five in the Non Pro Limited and $5,000 Non Pro Limited. Her three paychecks totaled $1,625.

ruN to reNo The cow-work-only Run To Reno Fence Work Champion was Stacy Duesterhaus, who piloted Little Cielo (Gallo Del Cielo x Quiet Little Chic x Smart Chic Olena) to a 147.5, to win $1,000 and a Gist buckle. In the Limited division, Mindy Barkemeyer was tops aboard Dulce Smart Boomer (Smart Little Dulce x Boomerita x Boomernic) with a 148. She also won a $1,000 paycheck and a Gist buckle.

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he first go-round of Snaffle Bit Futurity competition comes with rewards for the high scorers in each event, and it also determines the Ladies division champion. These preliminary prizewinners were honored at the Hall of Fame Banquet.

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the Champion was National Reined Cow Horse Association Hall of Fame horsewoman Sandy Collier, Buellton, Calif. She rode Red Carpet Style (CD Lights x Stylish N Shiney x Shining Spark) to a composite 651 (216 herd/212 rein/223 cow), earning $882 for owner Judy Siebel. The Ladies Championship also came with a Gist Custom Buckle sponsored by Larry & Sharon Rose and Teresa Burchell; a polar fleece cooler from Classic Equine; a CR Morrison Trophy and monogrammed Cinch jacket

from the NRCHA and Cinch; products from Platinum Performance and Back On Track; and a 30x hat from JW Brooks Custom Hats. The Ladies Reserve Champion was Monica Caetano, Hanford, Calif., riding ISR Another Wyn (Little Cielo x Miel Classic Tejon x Mr San Olen) for owners Brendan and Stacy Duesterhaus. Caetano scored a 634.5 (213 herd/216 rein/205.5 cow), earning $661.50 as well as a 30x hat from JW Brooks Custom Hats and Back On Track products.

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overAll opeN prelimiNAry HigH Score & HigH ScoriNg gelDiNg Three horse-and-rider combinations earned a 656 to lead the Open preliminary composite. The high-scoring rider and the owner of the high-scoring horse receive a set of custom stirrups sponsored by Terry Ratto. The trio at the top were Nursin A Hangover (Metallic Cat x Bet On Nurse x Bet On Me 498), shown by Corey Cushing for Mystic Shadow Farm; Call Me Mitch (Metallic Cat x Miss Hickory Hill x Doc’s Hickory), shown by Phillip Ralls for owner Estelle Roitblat; and Big Time In Cowtown (One Time Pepto x Lil Lena Long Legs x Smart Little Lena). Big Time In Cowtown also received the highscoring gelding award and a Bob’s Custom Saddle, sponsored by the Gragg Family. Left to right: NRCHA President Todd Crawford; Kerry G. Barnauskas of Mystic Shadow Farm; Corey Cushing; Phillip Ralls; John Swales and his three boys Tyree, Lane and Levi.

opeN reiN Work HigH Score Sushi Boss (CD Lights x Shiney Sushi x Shining Spark), shown by Chris Dawson for owners Kay Tennant and Leroy Hoffman, earned a 222 to win the Open preliminary rein work round. Dawson’s father, Ron Dawson, was on hand to accept the awards from NRCHA President Todd Crawford. The win paid $1,500. It came with a Lawson Trophy sponsored by the National Reining Horse Association and a Gist buckle from the NRCHA.

opeN coW Work HigH Score opeN HerD Work HigH Score The high-scoring herd work in the Open preliminaries, a 222, belonged to Smooth Classical (Smooth As A Cat x Classical CD x CD Olena), shown by NRCHA Million Dollar Rider Todd Bergen and owned by Pamela Bailey, Golden, Colo. Their $1,500

There was a tie for the high score in the Open cow work preliminaries between the Ladies Champion horse, Red Carpet Style, and Oaks Avita (Sweet Lil Pepto x Oak N Sugs Ufo x Doc’s Oak), shown by Tucker Robinson for San Juan Ranch. Both horses earned a 223 and took home $1,375. The round-winning awards were a Gist buckle and a CR Morrison Trophy from the NRCHA. Accepting the awards from NRCHA President

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overAll NoN Pro PrelimiNAry HigH Score Eric Freitas claimed a set of custom stirrups sponsored by Terry Ratto when he scored a 646.5 (213 herd/215 rein/218.5 cow) aboard Maverick Rey (Dual Rey x Shiners Goldielocks x Shining Spark) to lead the Non Pro preliminaries.

NoN Pro HerD Work HigH Score Riding Autumnagical (Autumn Acre x Boons Pepto Roany x Peptoboonsmal), Stacy Purzycki won the Non Pro herd work with a 216. She received a $1,400 paycheck and a Gist buckle sponsored by Schrack Drilling Company.

NoN Pro reiN Work HigH Score The high score in the Non Pro rein work prelims, a 219, belonged to Tammy Jo Hays and Miss Prize Maker (Topsails Rien Maker x Miss Colonels Prize x Smokums Prize). They earned $1,400 and a Gist buckle from the NRCHA.

NoN Pro coW Work HigH Score Riding his homebred Firecat Flashenfever (Playboys Buck Fever x Firecat Cash x Nu Cash), Mike Miller won the Non Pro cow work preliminary round with a 221. He took home a $1,400 paycheck and a Gist buckle sponsored by Todd and Chrissy Rogers.

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The National reined cow Horse Association Hall of fame and Hall of merit welcome five new inductees in 2014. roN rAllS For Bakersfield, Calif., native Ron Ralls, the first step on his horsemanship journey began when his family leased a 50,000acre ranch in nearby Caliente. Ralls was 8 at the time, and he spent the next 20 years helping run the operation, where the chief purpose of a horse was to maneuver cattle in steep, brushy terrain. However, the future champion quickly discovered he wanted a more than just a rough-andready ranch mount under his saddle. “I was the youngest boy. My brothers

were way bigger than me. I was kind of the runt, and they treated me like the runt. I couldn’t whip them,” Ralls said. “I figured the only way I could one-up them is by always trying to make my horses better. I always rode better horses than they did. That’s what I liked doing.” The young cowboy learned something from each of the many horses he rode on the family ranch. While he developed the ability to make a worthy using horse, he knew nothing of the show arena. That all changed when Ralls went to visit his

brother, the late equine veterinarian Van Snow, and was introduced to Monty Roberts. “He had a couple of 3-year-olds he wanted me to take home and work on the ranch and bring them back. So I did, and brought them back six months later,” Ralls said. Impressed with what Ralls had taught his colts, Roberts offered to establish him as a horse trainer if he would move to Solvang, Calif., and Ralls jumped at the chance. He admits the learning curve was challenging at first. “I didn’t have a clue what I was doing. He talked about ‘leads.’ I had no idea what a lead was. I thought it was something you tied on your horse’s halter to get it over to the saddle house to saddle up. Where I grew up, they better be in the

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unprecedented success in the reined cow horse industry, which includes more than $1.8 million in NRCHA earnings, two World’s Greatest Horseman titles, and a record seven Snaffle Bit Futurity Championships. “Almost all my winnings have been on a Nu Cash,” Robinson said. “What he did for me, and for the cow horse industry, helped me build my whole facility. He also helped the Graggs, by making their lives longer and more fulfilling.” Robinson piloted Nu Cash to more than ron ralls receives his NrcHA Hall of fame ring from $100,000 in reined cow horse and cutsmoky Pritchett and his framed award from Debbie Tweedy. ting money. After the stallion’s retirement correct lead in that steep rough country, from the show arena at age 7, Robinson or they might fall over!” continued to manage his breeding career. In 1984, Ralls made his competitive Nu Cash sired more than 180 performers debut at the Snaffle Bit Futurity, an expewith nearly $2.1 million earned in reined rience he describes as “worse than a cow horse, cutting, reining, roping, barrel disaster.” racing, and even halter competition. The disappointment passed, and Ralls Nu cAsH With Nu Cash offspring under his sadworked even harder. The next year, 1985, He was already a NRCHA Million dle, Robinson dominated the reined cow he qualified for the Snaffle Bit Futurity Dollar Sire, and now Nu Cash (Colonel horse arena. He claimed the 1995, 1996 and Finals, beginning his steady climb to the Freckles x Nu Rendition x Nu Bar) has 1997 Snaffle Bit Futurity Championships ranks of the NRCHA’s leading profes- joined his late owners, Ralph and Mickey riding The Nu Colonel (Nu Cash x Docs sionals. In 2001, he and his wife, Patty, Gragg, and his legendary trainer, Ted Malbeckin x Docs Malbec), then Shesa moved to Gainesville, Texas, where Ralls Robinson, in the NRCHA Hall of Fame. Lota Cash (Nu Cash x Snip Gay Bar x Gay established himself as a force in both Robinson purchased the 1984 stallion Bar King), and finally Smart Little Cash the limited age events and all-around for the Graggs as a yearling. In 1987, (Nu Cash x Lil Miss Smarty Chex x Smart competition, winning two consecNu Cash carried Robinson to his first Little Lena). Robinson’s 2005 Snaffle Bit utive World’s Greatest Horseman Futurity title came aboard a Nu titles. He claimed the 2003 title on Cash grandson, Nu Circle Of Cowgirls Are Smart (Smart Chic Light (Nu Circle N Cash x Katie Olena x Sweet San Badger x Peppy Starlight x Grays Starlight). Nu San Badger), and came back in Cash became a NRCHA Million 2004 to win it on A Chic In Time Dollar Sire in 2003. (Smart Chic Olena x Paula Tari x “At one time in my life, if it Tari Glo). wasn’t a Nu Cash, I wouldn’t ride In Ralls’ enviable career, he has it, because I backed that program accumulated more than $830,000 in besides his NrcHA Hall of fame induction, ralls qualified mini Hot flashes (cD so hard. The Nu Cash deal – I NRCHA money. He has been the lights x shiners Hot flash x shining spark) for the snaffle bit futurity open and knew it by heart. I had a lot of full high scorer in all three events at Intermediate open finals. siblings and I knew the groove, all the Snaffle Bit Futurity, and was the way around,” Robinson said. the Futurity Open Reserve Champion on Snaffle Bit Futurity Championship. He Nu Cash eventually became sterile, setPatty’s horse, Chromium Cowboy (A Chic also is the only Futurity Open Champion tling his last mare in 2001. He continued In Time x Marvelous Miss x Mountain to sire three Futurity Open Champions. to reign supreme at Robinson’s Oak View, Creek). He also was the first World’s Robinson credits Nu Cash for his own Calif.,, facility for more than a decade. Primo morales

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Nu cash became a NrcHA million Dollar sire in 2003, and now he is a member of the NrcHA Hall of fame.

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Duane (center) and marty Gragg (left) join ted robinson (right) to accept the Nu cash Hall of fame award. Nu cash was owned by Duane and marty’s parents, ralph and mickey Gragg.

Newly-inducted NrcHA Hall of fame horse master remedy is one of only four stallions who has sired three snaffle bit futurity open champions.

mean just crouching a little bit. This horse could really get low. The cow’s standing there, and he’s standing there, and all of a sudden, he just starts to drop. I still have the tape of that NCHA Futurity run. As he starts dropping and getting lower, the crowd starts screaming louder.” Outside the show arena, Master Remedy’s awesome athletic power was ruled by his gracious heart, a quality not found in every stallion. “He was majestic. He had the biggest, prettiest eye. He was physical – unbelievable, really. He was a contortionist. But for a stud, he was really gentle. He was such a nice horse, and fun to be around. He had such class, and he was so kind,” Ward said.

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Master Remedy, a gifted performer and extraordinary sire bred and owned by Ward Ranch, now adds the NRCHA Hall of Fame to his long list of accolades. Foaled in 1980, Master Remedy is one of only four stallions to sire three NRCHA Futurity Open Champions, an elite group which also includes King Fritz, Smart Chic Olena and Nu Cash. Master Remedy’s genetics were deeply intertwined with the legendary Ward Ranch cow horse program. His dam, Wininic, was by Sugar Vandy and out of the famous Ward Ranch foundation mare, Fillinic. Master Remedy’s sire, Docs Remedy, was a son of Doc Bar.

The bay stallion’s competitive career focused exclusively on the cutting arena, where both Greg Ward and his son, John Ward, showed him to earnings of more than $194,000, according to Equi-Stat. The versatile sire has 69 foals who earned $756,295 in reined cow horse, cutting and reining money. Master Remedy died Feb. 14, 2013, at age 33, of age-related natural causes. In an interview shortly after his death, John Ward remembered the stallion as a brilliant athlete. “He had so much talent. To lope him around, it felt like you were loping on a cloud. As a performer, he was great. He had a breeding problem which wouldn’t be much of a problem today - it would be easier to manage than it was back in the ‘80s. He has a limited foal crop, but he sired three NRCHA Open Futurity Champions and a Non Pro Futurity Champion, and he was the sire of Sugar Babe Taffy, who is the dam of Black Pearl, the mare I won the Snaffle Bit Futurity on in 2008,” he said. Master Remedy’s own show career began with a 5th place finish at the 1983 National Cutting Horse Association Futurity with Greg Ward in the saddle. “I was turning back for Dad,” Ward said, recalling Master Remedy’s electrifying performance. “That horse captivated people, because when he stepped into a cow, he started crouching, and I don’t

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he newest members of the NrcHA Hall of merit are John and brenda Stephenson of San Juan ranch, a division of Santa cruz biotechnologies. located in the heart of reined cow horse country, in eastern San luis obispo county, calif., San Juan ranch specializes in the production of Gelbvieh beef cattle and world-class performance horses.

cotton rosser accepts the vaquero Award from NrcHA Hall of fame horseman and Hall of fame committee chairman Smoky Pritchett.

A common thread in all those trips to the winner’s circle was Dawson’s vibrant pink shirt. He first buttoned it up at the celebration of champions Derby in San Angelo, Texas, last he annual vaquero Award for lifetime January in honor of Sherri rumph’s breast achievement was presented to iconic cancer survivor status. When he won the rodeo producer cotton rosser. in Derby open with A Spoonful of Sugar, owned addition to his legendary status in the by rumph and her husband, Danny, the pink pro rodeo world, rosser has contributed shirt became Dawson’s go-to wardrobe choice significantly to the reined cow horse in the open finals all season long. Dawson industry through his involvement with estimates he wore the pink shirt for about the magnificent 7 all-around stock horse $150,000 of his more than $580,000 in lifecompetition, held annually in conjunction time NrcHA earnings. with the Western States Horse expo in As it turns out, the power of pink extended Sacramento, calif. beyond the show pen. Dawson donated his lucky shirt as a fundraiser for two NrcHA members with medical needs, auctioning it literally off his back at the NrcHA Hall of fame banquet oct. 2. Dawson stayed in the hunt to repurchase his shirt until the $4,500 mark, but bowed out long before the generous $15,000 winning bid by Wilson and Susan lyle, basalt, colo.

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The Stephensons are steadfast supporters of the National reined cow Horse Association; San Juan ranch is a breeder Sponsor and a corporate Partner. The ranch also sponsors the traditional early-bird breakfast on finals day at the NrcHA Derby in Paso robles, calif., every year. s Susan lyle (left) and Wilson lyle (right) placed the winning bid of $15,000 for chris Dawson’s lucky pink shirt.

The pink shirt also accompanied Dawson and his horse Travelin Jonez into the winner’s circle at the 2013 Stakes and Derby.

Dawson wore the pink shirt when he won two 2013 NrcHA Premier events, the celebration of champions Derby and the Hackamore classic, on A Spoonful o Sugar, owned by Danny and Sherri rumph’s cryin coyote ranch.

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“our hearts are in the working cow horse. We love the working cow horse events. our breeding program is focused on that,” brenda Stephenson said, after Stylish little oak won the 2010 Snaffle bit futurity.

hris Dawson, burneyville, okla., made National reined cow Horse Association history in 2013 when he won four out of the five NrcHA Premier events. He claimed the NrcHA celebration of champions Derby title last January riding A Spoonful o Sugar (Hes A Peptospoonful x Poco Smokum oak x Smokum oak); then won the NrcHA Stakes in march aboard his own horse, Travelin Jonez (Smart chic olena x Travelin With Sass x Travalena). About a month later, he guided A Spoonful o Sugar to the Hackamore classic championship, and then rounded out his incredible year by taking the NrcHA Derby title on Travelin Jonez last June.

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The Stephensons have twice celebrated a milestone many NrcHA breeder-owners only dream of: watching horses they raised win the Snaffle bit futurity open championship. The first San Juan ranch horse to claim the coveted title was Stylish little oak (Playin Stylish x Shiners little oak x Shining Spark), who won the 2010 Snaffle bit futurity open with Tucker robinson in the saddle. The Stephensons did not have to wait long for a repeat: in 2012, cD Diamond (cD olena x Shiners Diamond Girl x Shining Spark), with NrcHA million Dollar rider corey cushing aboard, made them proud once again with a futurity open championship.

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boyd rice becomes the latest million Dollar rider, while one Time Pepto and Smart little Pepinic join the million Dollar Sire ranks.

NrcHA executive Director Jay Winborn presents boyd rice (left) with the commemorative million Dollar rider trophy, a custom-made bronze by artist carol owens (right).

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he National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA)Snaffle Bit Futurity is the annual showcase for the reined cow horse industry’s best and brightest, and a fitting place to shine the spotlight on the latest members of the NRCHA Million Dollar Club. During a special ceremony prior to the Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Finals on Saturday, Oct. 4, the newest NRCHA millionaires were recognized before a packed house at the Reno Livestock Events Center and awarded a special Carol Owens bronze trophy in honor of their seven-figure earnings milestone.

boyD rice When Spearman, Texas, horseman Boyd Rice won the 2014 NRCHA World’s

Greatest Horseman Championship in Fort Worth, Texas, aboard his 2007 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Champion, Oh Cay N Short (Oh Cay Quixote x Bit Of Shorty x Shorty Lena), he became the only rider in the association’s history to win both those titles on the same horse. Rice’s second historic achievement: NRCHA Million Dollar Rider status. Already a National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) multi-million dollar earner, Rice’s resume now also includes $1,009,381 in NRCHA money. Rice’s relationship with the NRCHA dates back to 2002, when he showed his first Snaffle Bit Futurity horse, Deltas Color (Color Me Smart x Delta Flyers Bueno x Delta Flyer). They finished

6th in the Open and 3rd in the Limited Open. Later that same year, Rice qualified for the NCHA Futurity Finals for the first time in his career. In the years that followed, Rice steadily added to his reined cow horse resume, becoming a perennial NRCHA Premier Event Open finalist and claiming two of the association’s crown jewels: the Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Championship in 2007 and the World’s Greatest Horseman Championship in 2014. Just hours after he accepted his Million Dollar Rider award, Rice added another $60,000 to his NRCHA earnings when he rode Mr Stylish Cat (Mr Playinstylish x Lil Sally Cat x High Brow Cat) to third place in the Futurity Open Finals. Mr Stylish Cat is bred and owned by Kit and Charlie Moncrief. Rice guided the sorrel stallion to a total 646 score (213 herd/217 rein/216 cow). Rice had still more success in Reno with another Moncrief-bred and -owned horse, Royal Smart Fletch (Royal Fletch x Little Smart Ginger x Smart Little Lena). The pair won the American Quarter Horse Association Ranching Heritage Challenge 4-Year-Old Open Championship and placed in the top 10 in the Open Hackamore Finals. Rice is the 11th rider to join the elite NRCHA Million Dollar Club, which also includes Todd Crawford, Ted Robinson, Todd Bergen, Anne Reynolds, Jon Roeser, Jake Telford, Corey Cushing, John Ward, Bob Avila and Doug Williamson.

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toP: Just hours after accepting his million Dollar rider award, rice piloted mr Stylish cat to third place in the Snaffle bit Futurity open finals, earning $60,000 for the stallion’s breeder/owners, Kit and charlie moncrief. miDDle: rice’s stellar NrcHA career is highlighted by two key wins on oh cay N Short: the 2007 Snaffle bit Futurity championship and the 2014 World’s Greatest Horseman championship. bottom: (left to right) Jeff and Wendy oswood, NrcHA executive Director Jay Winborn, Sheri matthews, Jeffrey matthews.

The written material about One Time Pepto’s NRCHA sire record becomes outdated almost as soon as it is published: that’s how fast his foals’ accolades pile up in the competitive reined cow horse arena. The 2001 stallion, sired by the legendary Peptoboonsmal and out of the $648,000-producing Smart Little Lena daughter One Time Soon, achieved NRCHA Million Dollar Sire status in the spring of 2014, just before the NRCHA Stakes in Las Vegas, where one of his foals, This One Time (One Time Pepto x Katie Starlight x Grays Starlight), claimed the Open Championship under NRCHA Million Dollar Rider Todd Bergen. One Time Pepto’s owners, Jeffrey and Sheri Matthews of Warsaw, North Carolina-based Matthews Cutting Horses LLC, were on hand to receive the Carol Owens bronze Million Dollar Sire Award, and then celebrated as the One Time Pepto son Good Time won the coveted Futurity Open Championship. NRCHA Million Dollar Rider Corey Cushing, Scottdale, Ariz., guided Good Time (out of Dual Nurse x Dual Pep) to the win for owner Lynne Wurzer. It was the second consecutive One Time Pepto Snaffle Bit Futurity Champion; Time For The Diamond (One Time Pepto x Diamonds With Style x Playin Stylish) and Nick Dowers captured the title in 2013. One Time Pepto foals have earned $1,511,529 in the cow horse arena, and counting his offspring’s earnings in cutting and reining, his overall sire record exceeds $6 million. The roan stallion set the bar high from the time he was a yearling, when the

Matthewses purchased him for a record $380,000 at the 2002 NCHA Futurity Select Yearling Sale. As a performer, One Time Pepto earned $331,097 with Matt Gaines in the saddle. His list of accolades includes the 2005 NCHA Super Stakes Open Championship; the 2006 Abilene Open Classic Championship; and the Augusta Open Classic Championship. One Time Pepto’s first foals arrived in 2007, and when they came of futurity show age in 2010, they made a huge impression. One Time Rey Jay (One Time Pepto x Hickorys Red Rey x Doc’s Hickory), shown by Jake Telford for then-owner Aspen Meadows Ranch, was the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Reserve Champion. The mare is now owned by Holy Cow Performance Horses. Another 2007 foal, One Time Royalty (One Time Pepto x Royal Serena Belle x Shorty Lena) won the NCHA Futurity Championship with Lloyd Cox aboard. In 2014, One Time Pepto offspring dominated the NRCHA Premier Events. This One Time and Todd Bergen won the Stakes Open Championship for owner Pam Bailey, while Rubys Radar (One Time Pepto x Ruby Begonia x Peppy San Badger), owned by Billie Filipino and shown by Zane Davis, was the Reserve Champion. At the Hackamore Classic, Rubys Radar and Davis were the Open Champions. At the NRCHA Derby, Hickory Holly Time (One Time Pepto x Hickorys Holly Cee x Doc’s Hickory), shown by Kelby Phillips for Garth and Amanda Gardiner, won the Open Championship, and then Cushing and Good Time captured the Snaffle Bit Futurity Open title.

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at the 2000 NRCHA World’s Greatest Horseman; and the 2007 World’s Richest Stock Horse Championship. He also won the Open Bridle Championship at the 2006 NRCHA Derby, the 2007 and 2008 Hackamore Classic and the 2007 NRCHA Stakes. Smart Little Pepinic is known for siring talented cow horses with a particular flair for the fence work. His top-earning foal, Black Pearl, a 2005 Ward Ranch-bred and -owned mare out of Sugar Babe Taffy (x Master Remedy) won the Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Championship with John Ward at the reins. She earned a total $120,203 in the cow horse arena, according to Equi-Stat. Smart Little Pepinic was recognized at the 2014 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity with a Carol Owens bronze trophy to commemorate his NRCHA MillionDollar Sire status. He is the 13th horse to reach that milestone. At the 2014 Snaffle Bit Futurity, one of Smart Little Pepinic’s standout offspring, Smokin Little Ringo, out of the mare Smoking Sabrina (x Mister Dual Pep), shown by Monica Caetano for owner John Pascoe, earned the Intermediate Open high rein work score of 220.5.

Accepting the Smart little Pepinic million Dollar Sire Award for the Ward ranch are (left to right) chris Krieg, cassandra biller, Sammie biller, lizzie biller, Peggy biller, John Ward. Presenting the award is NrcHA executive Director Jay Winborn.

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status when their earnings surpassed the lifetime $1 million mark at the 2013 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity. Smart Little Pepinic (Smart Little Uno x Pepinic x Peppy San Badger), bred by Sheila Head, Bodega Bay, Calif., was foaled in 1993. He became a part of the iconic reined cow horse breeding program at the Ward Ranch, Kingsburg, Calif., when ranch founder Greg Ward

purchased the brown stallion as a 2-year-old. According to Equi-Stat, Smart Little Pepinic’s performance earnings totaled $87,762. John Ward piloted him to the majority of that money. Smart Little Pepinic made his debut as a cutting horse, qualifying for the Open finals at the1997 Gold Coast Winter Derby and the Abilene Spectacular Derby. In the reined cow horse show pen, Ward guided Smart Little Pepinic to numerous Championships and top placings, including a NRCHA TwoRein National Championship; the Open Two-Rein Championship at the 1999 NRCHA Futurity, NRCHA Stakes and NRCHA Hackamore Classic; 3rd place

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Sale IncentIve PurSe SweetenS the rIde Sumkinda Maverick (Dual Rey x Sumkinda Pinkcadilac x Peptoboonsmal), shown by Mark Luis for owner CR Sis LLC, banked two incentive checks when he won both the Open Select 2-Year-Old and the Yearling purse for his 649 preliminary composite (216 herd/216.5 rein/216.5 cow). The 2-Year-Old check totaled $19,600 and the Yearling check was $10,000, making Sumkinda Maverick the winner of nearly $30,000 before he set foot in the Open and Intermediate Open Finals. The Non Pro Select 2-Year-Old Incentive winner was QR Hickory Boon (Boons Milliennium x Melissa Josey x Doc’s Hickory), owned and shown by Randy Gamble, Prineville, Ore. Gamble’s incentive check of $8,400 was a nice addition to his Futurity Amateur Championship title and his spot in the Novice Non Pro, Intermediate Non Pro and Non Pro Futurity finals.

the 2-year-old Select and yearling incentive winner was Sumkinda maverick, shown by mark luis for owner CR Sis llC.

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hen yearlings and Select 2-Year-Old horses are purchased through the Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales, they become eligible for a big incentive purse when they return to Reno to compete as 3-year-olds. The incentive payouts go to the high-scoring horses in the Futurity preliminaries. The 2-Year-Old purse offers a check for the high-scoring Open and the high-scoring Non Pro entries, while the Yearling incentive pays the high-scoring horse, regardless of the division.

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Big numBeRs The NrcHA Snaffle bit Futurity Sales showed impressive overall growth in 2014. Photos courtesy of www.virtualHorseHelp.com was $865,500 with a $16,644 average per horse, compared to the 2013 sale, which posted an $806,800 gross and $12,806 average. Topping all the sessions was Miss Peptoleno (One Time Pepto x Staraleno x Grays Starlight) a 2013 sorrel filly who sold for $102,000 in the Select Yearling At $102,000, The high-selling horse at the NrcHA Futurity Sales was and Broodmare Sale. The Circle miss Peptoleno, consigned by circle Y ranches. Y Ranch consignment was purchased by Merle Fulton of Fulton he prestigious National Reined Quien Sabe Ranches. Miss Peptoleno is Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit NRCHA Stakes and National Cutting Futurity Sales, managed by Parnell Horse Association Super Stakes eligible. Dickinson and presented by Markel The second-high selling horse in the Insurance, were held Oct. 2-4 in Reno. Select Yearling and Broodmare sale A total of 184 horses changed hands in was a name pending colt (One Time the four sessions - the Select Yearling and Pepto x Smooth Autumn Mate x Smooth Broodmare Sale, Select 2-Year-Old Sale, As A Cat), consigned by Todd Bergen Classic Yearling and Broodmare Sale, and Performance Horses. He was purchased Performance Horse Sale. for $65,000 by G2 Performance Horses. Overall, the sales grossed $2,268,500 an increase of more than $545,000 over The second-high seller overall was the 2013 sales. The average was $12,329, a Select 2-Year-Old Sale entry, Stylish up from the 2013 average of $10,078. The Metallic (Metallic Cat x Stylish Luv x two Select sales were particularly strong. Docs Stylish Oak), who sold for $99,000. The Select Yearling and Broodmare gross The NRCHA Stakes-eligible 2012 stallion was consigned by Davis Bros. Performance Horses. His new owner is Kay Rankin Williams. Starlight Kat (Cat T Masterson x Sugar O Starlight x Grays Starlight), was the secondhigh seller in the Select 2-YearOld Sale. The 2012 stallion, consigned by Cayley Wilson, was purchased for $78,000 The second-high selling Select Yearling was a son of NrcHA million Dollar by Loren Macey. The Select Sire one Time Pepto, consigned by Todd bergen Performance Horses. 2-Year-Old Sale on Friday, Oct.

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The Nutro Company is a leading manufacturer of natural pet food products sold exclusively at pet specialty stores. The company has been making premium pet food for more than 80 years and is dedicated to quality, excellence and innovation in dog and cat nutrition offering healthful formulas for every pet’s life stage, activity level and size. The Nutro Company’s family of brands includes MAX® dog and cat food, NATURAL CHOICE® dog and cat food, and ULTRA™ food for dogs in addition to the GREENIES® brands, which include the #1 veterinary-recommended pet specialty dental chews, and PILL POCKETS® and JOINT CARE® treats. For more information, please visit www. thenutrocompany.com and www.greenies.com. Bloomer Trailers and Schwalbe Trucks, presented by Great West Trailers is an NRCHA Corporate Partner and Bloomer is the “Official Horse Trailer” of the NRCHA. Bloomer Trailers has raised the bar in the horse trailer industry. “If you can dream it, we can build it,” is the company slogan. Bloomer offers the highest quality standards of any trailer manufacturer and backs it up with a 10 year structural warranty. For information, see your local Bloomer Trailer dealer or visit www. bloomertrailers.com.

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Gist Silversmiths: Crafting a Legend Piece by Piece Gist Silversmiths is proud of its partnership with the NRCHA as its “Official Silversmith”. For 40 years, Gist has been considered the industry leader in customized trophy and award buckles for champions of all disciplines. Gist Silversmiths believes there is no substitute for the finest in quality, superior craftsmanship and reliable service. Attention to detail is evident in each of their finely sculpted motifs and logos; quality enhanced by unique buckle designs. An award buckle is presented to commemorate a significant achievement and each recipient should be honored with a buckle reflecting the pride of a Champion. For more information, visit the Gist Silversmiths web site at www.gistsilversmiths.com.

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Quarter Horse News is one of the most visible information vehicles in the horse world. Quarter Horse News – the News Magazine of the Performance Horse industry - is the only twicemonthly news magazine dedicated to the western horse industry. For information visit the web site at www.quarterhorsenews.com. Wear Cinch to Win! It’s the Official Clothing of the NRCHA! Lead...don’t follow and wear the choice of champions - Cinch jeans and shirts. When performance counts, the members of the NRCHA turn to Cinch jeans. Cinch is the brand of choice for some of the world’s best horse trainers like Bob Avila, Teddy Robinson and Todd Bergen. Why? Because Cinch jeans offer the kind of fit and comfort that allow riders to focus on the work at hand. Plus Cinch jeans and shirts always look good. You’ll find Cinch jeans and shirts at your favorite Western store or catalog. Or log onto www. cinchjeans.com to find the retailer nearest you. “Cinch up” with Cinch jeans and shirts. Wear the choice of champions.

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SNAPSHOTS OF HISTORY

A very special box, containing hundreds of photos from years gone by, found its way to the show office during the 2014 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity in Reno. In this edition of Through Your Lens, we take a look back in time through our own lens, revisiting some great moments in the show pen with reined cow horse history makers.

The 1981 Snaffle Bit Futurity Champion, Sugar Remedy (Docs Remedy x Sugarnic x Sugar Vandy), shown by the late NRCHA Hall of Fame Horseman Greg Ward and bred by Ward Ranch.

Smart Little Calboy (Smart Little Lena x Miss Cal Sen x Cal Bar), shown by NRCHA Hall of Fame member Bob Avila, was the 1988 Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Champion.

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The only Appaloosa to win the Snaffle Bit Futurity Open was Ima Jos Doll (Ima Doc Olena x Quanahs Leo Girl x Son Of Quanahs Kickapoo), shown by Carl Gould. ▼

▲ Another NRCHA Hall of Fame professional, Stan Fonsen, showed the 1983 Snaffle Bit Futurity Champion horse, Im Full Of Pep (Peppy San Badger x Ima Sugar Vandy x Sugar Vandy).

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AQHA RAnCHing HeRitAge CHAllenge the first-ever AQHA ranching Heritage challenge comes to the snaffle bit Futurity as an event co-produced by the NrcHA and Alliance Partner AQHA.

royal smart Fletch, a 2010 sorrel stallion by royal Fletch and out of little smart ginger by smart little lena, was the 4-Year-old Working ranch Horse champion. owned and bred by kit and charlie moncrief of Aledo, texas, royal smart Fletch was shown by boyd rice of spearman, texas.

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or the first time, the National Reined Cow Horse Association paired up with the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) to host a Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge in conjunction with the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity. To be eligible for AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge, horses must be bred by an AQHA Ranching Heritage Breeder. Those ranch-raised horses had a shot at $10,500 in added money September 28 in Reno, Nevada.

4-YeAr-olD WorkiNg rANcH Horse ($2,500 ADDeD) Royal Smart Fletch, shown by Boyd Rice for owner/ breeder Kit & Charlie Moncrief (pictured).

5-AND-UP WorkiNg rANcH Horse ($2,500 ADDeD) This Cats King, a 2009 palomino gelding by WR This Cats Smart and out of Masterpiece Spark by Shining Spark, was the 5-Year-Old and Up Working Ranch Horse Champion. Owned and bred by Wagonhound Land and Livestock of Douglas, Wyoming, This Cats King was shown by Matt Koch, also of Douglas.

AmAteUr WorkiNg rANcH Horse ($2,000 ADDeD)

Seven S Crazy Horse, a 2009 brown gelding by Hickorys Indian Pep and out of Seven S Babe by Seven S Zanaday, was the Amateur Working Ranch Horse Champion. Seven S Crazy Horse was owned, shown and bred by Terry Stuart Forst of Waurika, Oklahoma.

AmAteUr rANcH Horse boxiNg ($1,000 ADDeD) Boxo Heavens Blue, a 2008 red roan gelding by SNW Heavens King and out of Snippy Blue Card by Masie’s Blue, won the Amateur Ranch Horse Boxing. Boxo Heavens Blue was owned, shown and bred by Jecca Ostrander of Gordon, Nebraska. The pair also won the $1,000-added Amateur Ranch Horse Pleasure division and the $500-added Level 1 (Novice) Amateur Ranch Horse Pleasure division.

oPeN rANcH Horse PleAsUre ($1,000 ADDeD) Nic It Starlight, a 2009 brown gelding by Nic It In The Bud and out of Okie Starbella by Grays Starlight, won the Open Ranch Horse Pleasure class. Bred by Cowan Select Horses of Havre, Montana and owned by Dr. Barbara Truex of Tucson, Arizona, Nic It Starlight was shown by Brad Barkemeyer of Scottsdale, Arizona.

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n 1994, leading National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) professional Tim McQuay and I judged the NRHA Reining Spectacular in Reno, Nevada. At the time, Craig Johnson was hard to beat at the big NRHA shows. I asked Tim what Craig was doing that made him so competitive. His answer was that Craig consistently stayed out of the penalty box. I thought his statement was interesting and valid. This year at the Snaffle Bit Futurity, I noticed how few penalties occurred during the rein work. There is a real upside to staying out of the penalty box, and I believe exhibitors realize the value. Congratulations to everyone who managed to be penalty-free in the rein work on their 3-year-old horses. This is not an easy accomplishment and it requires a great deal of hard work. The two most difficult penalties for judges to call in the rein work are the break of gait penalty and the “late,” or out of lead penalty while attempting the lead change. Theoretically, the exhibitor is allowed one and and one-half to two strides on each side of center to change leads. If the lead change occurs before center by more than two strides or after center by more than two strides, it is a one-point penalty for being out of lead. The late out of lead penalty is the more difficult of the two to call consistently. There are two guidelines that help with the call. The first is if the exhibitor is past the change area to the point that they have to do an abrupt turn to avoid hitting the fence before

changing leads. The second is if they are past the point of change far enough that they are starting to circle the other direction and haven’t changed leads yet. These are two examples of obvious one-point out of lead penalties. The break of gait penalty is difficult to call for two reasons. It usually happens quickly, within one stride, and, depending upon where the judge is positioned, it is difficult to see the cadence of the horse’s hind legs. Even with a review camera, the call is difficult if the horse is moving directly at the camera. In this instance, where the penalty is not obvious, the benefit of doubt should go in the exhibitor’s favor. This year in the Snaffle Bit Futurity herd work, I noticed more good, clean,

credit-earning cuts, and more horses working in the middle third of the arena. Good cuts, proper form and correctness with speed are positive qualities that our higher-marking runs have in common. Part of what makes our event so exciting and unpredictable is the luck of the draw in the fence work. It’s like all top-flight competitions; you usually don’t know who is going to win until the last horn has sounded. This year was no different. Until next time, Bill Enk NRCHA Director of Judges

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Judges List as of April 1, 2014

name Dema M. Paul Laurel Walker Denton Taylor C. Gillespie Jim H. Paul, Sr. Cal Cooper Al Dunning Debbie P. Cooper Jaton L. Lord Doug Huls Bob J. Kail Staffan A.B. Nielsen Jason R. Hershberger Roy A. Rich Guillermo Recio Jimmy R. Stickler Tracey A. Hatakeyama Carl Gould Jack A. Bingham Bill J. Sanguinetti Aaron C. Brookshire Doug Williamson Allison C. Blevins Benny R. Guitron Frederick M. Drayer Ron E. Emmons Smoky Pritchett Kathie Ferrante Lance B. Johnston Karen R. Arlin Lyn Anderson Billy Cochrane Bob C. Avila Debby M. Sanguinetti Ken L. Wold Mike W. Lund Jill Pierre Berry Clanton John R. Pascoe Michael C. Damianos Jimmy A. Flores Doug R. Ingersoll Bill Enk Sandra M. Collier Ramona J. Koch Mark P. Matson Will E. Pennebaker Donna H. King Alex F. Long Rod L. Burr Timothy W. Stewart Andy B. Adams Sunni Ann McCormick Lisa D. Macauley Jan Larsen Laurie S. Petkus Ricky Nicolazzi Tye MacDonald Christie L. Capik Jerry Peters Kathleen L. McPhaul Ann Judge-Wegener Margo Lea Ball Blue R. Allen Camille H. Courtney Jill L. Cook Gary J. Martinez Jeffry J. Veitch Mark E. Guynn Patrice A. Lee Kyle Trahern Mark E. Buckley Aaron T. Ralston

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Dolly R. Chayer Rick Chayer Brandon T. Staebler Skip R. Brown David A. Duquette Kenny E. Pugh, Sr. Jim W. Spence Billy Prather R David Terrell Fielding (Bozo) H. Rogers Gary W. Putnam Roy Sharpe Sam M. Rose Tom E. Neel Rod Kelley Jane Bagley John L. Pipkin Kenda G. Pipkin Becky A. Terrell Allen R. Walton Ronald A. Sharpe Morgan R. Lybbert Frank E. Craighead Jaime C. Beamer Zeb A. Corvin Cyndi L. Brown Andrea J. Simons Lance A. Baker Bonnie Jo Clay Trigg C. Rentfro Wayne Holt Terry R. Thompson Dennis H. Sigler Delena Doyle Dawn Coons Pam R. Rose Betty O. Wilson Chris C. Benedict Andy L. Adams Buddy B. Fisher Janette M. Dublin Chris D. Jeter Jack Forsberg Bret J. Paulick Brandon C. Buttars Mike E. Miller Robbin Jung W Michael Jung Rusty R. Ruby Dan E. Mayer Zeph P. Schulz Brady E. Weaver Patrick O. Stevens Mario Boisjoli Deb S. Witty Jan Boogaerts Lorraine S. Gilchrist Les M. Timmons Kim D. Hazlett Robert Cody McArthur Cayley R. Wilson Lyle A. Jackson Harvey D. Stevens Troy A. Donaldson Ron K. Anderson Geoff M. Hoar Joe A. Carter Fredy Laval Susanne Haug Philipp M. Haug Maik Bartmann Antonino Cancellieri Marco Cestaro Mauro Taccia Eugenio Latorre Augusto DeFazio Ricky Bordignon Filippo Masi Carlo Volpi Carol L. Telford Markus Schopfer Thomas Santini Enrico Righetti Brigitte Kuenzel

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Top Riders for Open LAE Eligibility in 2014 Riders listed in the Top 20 (above the line) ar NOT eligible for the Intermediate Open LAE in 2014

Rank

Rider Name

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50

Corey D. Cushing Zane P. Davis Chris C. Dawson Todd A. Bergen Todd Crawford Phillip J. Ralls Jake A. Telford Doug Williamson Kelby L. Phillips Boyd J. Rice Jay McLaughlin Nicholas S. Dowers Anne M. Reynolds Lukas J. Jones Jake D. Gorrell Brandon C. Buttars Brad L. Lund John C. Swales Matt J. Koch Tucker J. Robinson Shawn D. Hays Clayton M. Edsall Ken L. Wold Justin T. Wright Ron E. Emmons Erin L. Taormino Justin E. Lawrence Jon Roeser John Ward Monica J. Caetano Dan S. Roeser Monty L. Bruce Ted Robinson Shane L. Steffen Robbie D. Boyce Lance B. Johnston Jay Holmes Robert Chown Dale E. Clearwater Wade J. Reaney Ricky Nicolazzi Markus Schopfer Jim W. Spence Smoky Pritchett Mark A. Luis Nicolas Barthelemy Robert C. Forst Blue R. Allen Travis J. Young Bobby E. Lewis

2012

2013

2014

Sum of Earnings

$260,662.50 $130,330.62 $76,372.77 $133,175.34 $118,803.60 $96,976.10 $80,183.52 $115,203.26 $5,525.13 $43,999.88 $19,061.35 $264.00 $75,300.75 $34,676.87 $18,048.05 $37,583.85 $66,557.51 $26,857.40 $26,958.65 $27,255.28 $69,291.20 $46,299.56 $19,601.75 $9,305.28 $16,455.85 $4,549.40 $19,909.06 $36,880.56 $32,546.25 $9,855.90 $34,207.36 $15,129.80 $22,413.83 $31,000.00 $47,369.73 $13,992.20 $19,568.54 $10,121.91 $19,867.50 $5,396.40 $11,405.75 $19,606.14 $32,664.90 $28,020.70 $8,959.89 $20,389.04 $8,572.00 $13,548.65 $6,488.67 $2,152.00

$147,072.86 $101,200.07 $164,158.32 $69,531.63 $69,249.64 $31,722.96 $88,329.01 $47,499.92 $121,318.28 $40,137.28 $90,108.01 $114,282.40 $66,059.02 $41,707.94 $69,343.51 $45,654.04 $25,161.86 $19,889.50 $56,772.86 $17,003.17 $9,441.14 $24,043.10 $32,522.61 $32,122.96 $14,214.04 $7,177.80 $25,978.22 $5,746.78 $15,779.93 $11,825.00 $4,452.53 $20,611.15 $17,850.00 $13,493.05 $5,231.75 $14,175.33 $21,069.01 $12,753.84 $17,473.20 $16,259.85 $8,724.65 $13,276.33 $4,772.03 $12,282.77 $7,852.60 $5,504.63 $9,347.47 $15,858.33 $8,050.65 $8,500.00

$196,711.18 $160,919.17 $112,386.45 $140,899.97 $64,098.14 $100,055.27 $51,265.82 $40,654.88 $63,460.63 $88,442.41 $46,870.82 $40,827.00 $9,655.25 $38,819.88 $27,745.33 $27,032.36 $18,125.79 $57,603.16 $20,366.20 $53,973.74 $13,639.28 $16,382.87 $29,553.04 $30,972.84 $40,859.52 $58,638.85 $24,219.63 $23,544.69 $15,908.28 $40,989.44 $18,056.48 $20,639.82 $14,903.88 $8,839.78

$604,446.54 $392,449.86 $352,917.54 $343,606.94 $252,151.38 $228,754.33 $219,778.35 $203,358.06 $190,304.04 $172,579.57 $156,040.18 $155,373.40 $151,015.02 $115,204.69 $115,136.89 $110,270.25 $109,845.16 $104,350.06 $104,097.71 $98,232.19 $92,371.62 $86,725.53 $81,677.40 $72,401.08 $71,529.41 $70,366.05 $70,106.91 $66,172.03 $64,234.46 $62,670.34 $56,716.37 $56,380.77 $55,167.71 $53,332.83 $52,601.48 $52,510.49 $46,881.64 $44,987.02 $44,068.16 $44,058.78 $41,962.42 $41,144.76 $41,122.58 $40,303.47 $38,936.33 $36,563.42 $36,011.06 $34,970.31 $33,867.84 $33,694.53

$24,342.96 $6,244.09 $22,111.27 $6,727.46 $22,402.53 $21,832.02 $8,262.29 $3,685.65 $0.00 $22,123.84 $10,669.75 $18,091.59 $5,563.33 $19,328.52 $23,042.53

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Top Riders for Non Pro LAE Eligibility in 2014 Riders listed in the TOP 12 (above the first line) are NOT eligible for the Intermediate Non Pro LAE in 2014. Riders who have earned more than $15,000 (above the second line) are NOT eligible for the Novice Non Pro LAE in 2014.

Rank

Rider Name

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Tammy Jo Hays Jayson J. Fisher Laurie Ward Stuart C. Bozeman Toni M. Hagen Heath Molly Russell Parke S. Greeson Shannon M. McCarty John P. Murphy Dave A. Ferguson Bart F. Holowath Jay Dee Gerard Grant F. Lindaman II Robert M. Miller Amanda E. Gardiner Garth H. Gardiner Elizabeth G. Kania Debby M. Sanguinetti Kathy L. Wilson Karey E. Franz Bubba M. Petty Gene A. Armstrong Kirk M. Druey Brent W. Ratliff Tish R. Wilhite Jennifer A. Neel Eric M. Freitas Wilder Jones Bret J. Paulick Jessie Telford

2012

2013

2014

Sum of Earnings

$24,930.83 $117.00 $20,265.75 $2,711.00 $17,238.05 $14,817.30 $0.00 $0.00 $25,038.07 $5,579.40 $5,390.00 $22,397.95 $4,269.60 $2,921.75 $10,019.51 $21,781.75 $6,310.99 $10,626.86 $977.50 $1,567.80 $0.00 $15,472.77 $15,847.60 $2,239.45 $5,954.22 $437.00 $1,492.96 $0.00 $12,141.20 $16,630.75

$32,284.40 $38,962.19 $23,842.29 $35,643.22 $5,086.24 $1,150.50 $4,767.57 $3,225.44 $5,182.00 $18,984.18 $8,220.91 $5,566.00 $18,233.03 $0.00 $8,896.18 $4,295.28 $11,328.76 $9,438.39 $8,474.71 $10,545.55 $10,679.99 $7,711.96 $1,256.78 $10,496.75 $11,073.00 $14,512.47 $5,520.98 $810.00 $0.00 $0.00

$47,797.50 $19,000.36 $10,096.90 $5,847.35 $18,104.42 $18,490.16 $28,919.55 $29,002.32 $68.40 $5,412.16 $16,280.74 $1,687.80 $6,838.80 $26,382.08 $9,121.11 $54.40 $8,179.21 $5,577.05 $15,873.68 $13,095.38 $13,719.26 $0.00 $5,893.70 $9,156.15 $2,154.89 $3,708.32 $11,344.85 $17,444.56 $5,669.14 $0.00

$105,012.73 $58,079.55 $54,204.94 $44,201.57 $40,428.71 $34,457.96 $33,687.12 $32,227.76 $30,288.47 $29,975.74 $29,891.65 $29,651.75 $29,341.43 $29,303.83 $28,036.80 $26,131.43 $25,818.96 $25,642.30 $25,325.89 $25,208.73 $24,399.25 $23,184.73 $22,998.08 $21,892.35 $19,182.11 $18,657.79 $18,358.79 $18,254.56 $17,810.34 $16,630.75

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AFFiliAte listinG Alberta Reined Cow Horse Association

european Reined Cow Horse Association

new York Reined Cow Horse Association

Terri Holowath Box 6 Site 1 RR 1 Cayley, Alberta T0L 0P0 Canada Phone: 403-395-3339 Fax: 403-395-3339 Email: terrih@catalystsolutions.ca Website: www.albertareinedcowhorse.ca

Laura Ruffino-Vercellino Via Ghiardi 1 San Martino Canavese, 10010 Italy Phone: +39 3471104168 Email: ercha@hotmail.it Website: www.ercha.org

Lauren Partridge 996 Flickner Rd Arkport, NY 14807 Email: nyrcha@newyorkrcha.com Website: www.newyorkrcha.com

Gem state stock Horse Association

north Central Reined Cow Horse Association

Nola Krahn 275 Wildwood Street Fernley, NV 89408 Phone: 208-935-0709 Email: russnola@yahoo.com

Steve Mattson 24155 Wood Ln Rogers, MN 55374 Phone: 612-685-5190 Email: mattson713@yahoo.com Website: www.ncrcha.com

Arizona Reined Cow Horse Association Tia Harari 27308 N 152nd Street Scottsdale, AZ 85262 Phone: 619-813-4672 Email: azrcha@gmail.com Website: www.azrcha.com

Atlantic Reined Cow Horse Association Tom Iannotti 263 Friendship Rd Monroeville, NJ 08343 Phone: 609-605-7448 Email: friendshipfarm@hotmail.com Website: www.atlanticRCHA.com

Central idaho Reined Cow Horse Association Charlotte Robertson PO Box 514 Arco, ID 83213 Phone: 208-527-3986 Email: cowhorses@atcnet.net

Central Montana Reined Cow Horse Association Jill Roberts 1521 Parr Creek Ln Lewistown, MT 59457 Phone: 406-538-7564 Email: jroberts@hughes.net

Colorado Reined Cow Horse Association Jerry Peters PO Box 535 Kiowa, CO 80117 Phone: 303-621-9625 Email: jerry.h.peters@gmail.com Website: www.coloradoreinedcowhorse.com

idaho Reined Cow Horse Association Jerry & Shirley Beukelman 3398 Can Ada Rd Nampa, ID 83687 Phone: 208-250-5200 Email: sursur@aol.com Website: www.idahoreinedcowhorse.com

Magic Valley Reined Cow Horse Association Mike Zebarth PO Box 5956 Twin Falls, ID 83303 Phone: 208-423-9055 Email: info.mvrcha@gmail.com Website: www.mvrcha.com

Montana Reined Cow Horse Futurity, inc. Lisa Anderson PO Box 160031 Big Sky, MT 59716 Phone: 406-995-4802 Email: LisaOrdean@yahoo.com Website: www.montanareinedcowhorses.com

northern California Reined Cow Horse Association Christie Capik 18270 Stenberg Drive Red Bluff, CA 96080 Phone: 530-517-1000 Email: cacowgirl@acninc.net Website: www.ncrcha.org

northwest Reined Cow Horse Association Diane Edwards 15409 203rd Ave SE Renton, WA 98059 Phone: 425-226-6376 Email: dedwards@mansonconstruction.com Website: www.nwrcha.com

ohio Reined Cow Horse Association Karen Phillips Phone: 812-620-1715 Email: knicholson@lvillepcs.com Website: www.ohiorcha.com

Midwest Reined Cow Horse Association

oregon Reined Cow Horse Association

Susan Tullock 5000 W 175th St. Stilwell, KS 66085 Phone: 913-515-4683 EMail: midwestcowhorse@gmail.com

Jerry Brewer Phone: 541- 571-7297 Fax: 530-823-6653 Email:jerry@cartridgeworldtricities.com Website: www.oregonreinedcowhorse.com

nevada Reined Cow Horse Association Jason Terrell 6315 Whispering Sands Las Vegas, NV 89131 Phone: 702-205-2908 Email: diamondj75@rocketmail.com Website: www.nvrcha.com

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AffiliATe lisTing Panhandle Reined Cow Horse Association

southwest Reined Cow Horse Association

Utah Reined Cow Horse Association

Zeb Corvin PO Box 1053 Canyon, TX 79015 Phone: 806-517-1205 Email: zmcorvin@juno.com Website: www.panhandlecowhorse.com

Gay Lenz 11587 Hunt Lane Guthrie, OK 73044 Phone: 405-818-7556 Fax: 405-282-4006 Email: horseshowtack@cox.net Website: www.srcha.org

Lindsay Richards 365 W 9200 S Paradise, UT 94328 Phone: 435-881-3566 Email: URCHA.Newsletter@hotmail.com

south dakota Reined Cow Horse Association

Valley Cow Horse Association

Deb Brown PO Box 655 Buffalo, SD 57720 Phone: 605-797-4514 Email: nphorses@sdplains.com Website: www.sdrcha.com

swedish Reined Cow Horse Association Joakim Pettersson Astorp Gunnars Garden 6 Falkoping 52196, Sweden Email: joeboy@telia.com Website: www.srcha.se

Cynthia Bias PO Box 541 Edison, CA 93220 Phone: 661-301-0122 Fax: 661-366-6103 Email: info@valleycowhorse.com Website: www.valleycowhorse.com

southern California Reined Cow Horse Association

The Carolinas Reined Cow Horse Association

wyoming Reined Cow Horse Association

Crystal Ward-Taylor 130 Haigler Rd Lenoir, NC 28645 Phone: 828-312-2705 Email: cowaroundranch@aol.com

Cheri Carter 219 Hoe Creek Rd, Unit A Gillett, WY 82718 Phone: 307-682-5062 Email: cccowponies@yahoo.com Website: www.wrcha.net

Laura Edwards PO Box 313 Winchester, CA 92596 Phone: 951-551-9505 Fax: 951-302-3510 Email: joneplus5@aol.com Website: www.scrcha.com

NRCHA Suspended List NRCHA membership privileges will be suspended for the second offense of bad checks, per rule 1.1.6.2 and for non payment of debt to NRCHA Show Management or NRCHA Approved Show Management. Additionally, all amounts for advertising in the NRCHA publication, Reined Cow Horse News, are due and payable within 30 days of receipt. Ag Foundation, Clovis, CA Alice Scheer, Grand Island, NE Aneka Schelbeck, Cottonwood, CA Ashley Talbert, Kuna, ID Babcock Qtr Horses, Inc, Valley View, TX Boyd S. Roundy, Parowan, UT Brandon Johnson, Nebraska City, NE Brian/Cynthia Holthouse, San Juan Bautista, CA Bridgette Lanham, Eastover, SC Dave Belson, Cave Creek, AZ David Gilliam, Hickman, CA

Dennis & Terri Corcoran, Livermore, CA Desert Spring Ranch, Queen Creek, AZ Don & Ashley Stockman, Dayton, TX Donnie R. Boyd, Sarasota, FL Dream Cross, Placida, FL Elizabeth Winkle, Sarasota, FL Gene Mays, Midland, TX Glen Evans, Millsap, TX

A finance charge of 1.5% per month (18% APR) will be added to all past due amounts. Membership privileges shall be suspended on accounts greater than 90 days past due and this information will be published in Reined Cow Horse News. There will be a membership reinstatement fee of $65. Current as of November 1, 2014 Jack/Debbie Kaser, Murrieta, CA Jill Serena, Castaic, CA Johnnie/Carol Ann McCain, Perris, CA Keetch Ranch, Inc, Waddell, AZ Laura Delfino, Martinez, CA Marcy Campbel, Creston, CA Oasis QH/Marilyn Bowling, Herald, CA Pat Faitz, Polk City, FL Pompeo Capezzone, Castrocielo, Italy Riccardo Capezzone, Castrocielo, Italy

Rick Steed, Okeechobee, FL Roberta Stone, Cave Creek, AZ Robyn Bush, Visalia, CA Roy W Hockensmith, Frankfort, KY Shad DeGiorgis, El Dorado Hills, CA Terry Malarkey, Star, ID Thera Myers, Tehachapi, CA Toni Steed, Okeechobee, FL Travis Crain, Waco, KY Trevor Steed, Okeechobee, FL Vern Smith, Santa Maria, CA

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SUBSCRIBED STALLION ENROLLMENT DEADLINE IS FEB. 1 Enrollment forms for the National Reined Cow Horse Association’s Subscribed Stallion program must be returned to the NRCHA office with a postmark on or before Feb. 1, 2015, in order for stallion nominators to take advantage of the lowest available $750 enrollment fee. After Feb. 1, the rate goes up to $1,000. The Subscribed Stallion program was developed in the mid 1980s as a promotional vehicle for reined cow horse stallions that consistently sired NRCHA performing offspring. The far-reaching incentive program offers rewards from the show pen to the sale ring. It’s a simple concept. Stallion owners subscribe their sire, and for each year that a stallion is enrolled, that year’s foal crop is eligible to show as a 4- and 5-year-old in the NRCHA Stakes, one of the premier limited-age events for reined cow horses. Annually, the Stakes boasts a payout of nearly $300,000, and only the offspring of enrolled stallions are eligible to compete. The NRCHA also presents a monetary award to the person who nominated the sire of each Stakes division champion. Offspring of Subscribed Stallions and mares in foal to Subscribed Stallions receive priority at the prestigious NRCHA Sales at the Snaffle Bit Futurity in Reno, Nevada, each year. Those horses are eligible for the Select 2-Year-Old Sale and the Select Yearling and Broodmare Sale. The Subscribed Stallion program adds value to the whole industry and creates a support system for the reined cow horse breeder by strengthening the market for the offspring of enrolled stallions. The NRCHA helps promote Subscribed Stallions and their offspring on its web site, in the pages of the Reined Cow Horse News, and in the NRCHA Futurity Sale literature. The complete Subscribed Stallion program terms and conditions, along with the enrollment form, can be found in this issue of Reined Cow Horse News. Forms are also available for download at www.NRCHA.com.

SHOW SCHEDULE as of September 1, 2014

AE = Aged Event, HS = Horse Show, SE = Special Event, BS = Bridle Spectacular, AA = All Around Nov 1-2

Last Chance Halloween Classic

Oct 31-Nov 2

Super Show Futurity, Spectacular,

Nov 1

Alberta RCHA Last Chance

Nov 8-9

Gulf Coast Western Events

Horse Shows 1 & 2 Qualifer Horse Show

HS

Cannon Falls, MN

North Central RCHA

Deb Matko

612-860-6371

chuckles@visi.com

HS/LAE/ cat. 1 &2

Bakersfield, CA

Valley CHA

Denise Goodman

559-689-3535

deniseg93265@yahoo.com

HS

Okotoks, AB

Alberta RCHA

Jennifer Webster

403-861-2609

cwperformancehorses@hotmail.com

Bridle Spectacular, Horse Shows 1 & 2

HS/LAE

Sarasota, Florida

N/A

Debbie Hall

321-863-0456

debbie@gulfcoasthorseshow.com

Nov 14-16

Last Chance Show & Non Pro Triple Crown

HS/LAE

Temecula, CA

Southern California RCHA

Kelley Hartranft

714-255-7490

klsgrn@yahoo.com

Nov 29-30

Gulf Coast Western Events November Futurity, Derby, & Horse Shows

HS/LAE/ cat. 1

Sarasota, FL

N/A

Debbie Hall

321-863-0456

debbie@gulfcoasthorseshows.com

Dec 5-7

Colorado RCA Futurity

LAE/HS/cat. 1 & 2

Castle Rock, CO

Colorado RCA

Jerry Peters

303-621-9625

jerry.h.peters@gmail.com

Jan 18

Ft. Worth Stock Show and Rodeo

HS cat. 1

Ft. Worth, TX

N/A

Lauren Lovelace

817-877-2400

Feb 11-13

Dirt & Diamonds Derby

LAE

Rancho Murieta, CA

N/A

Kathy Davis

530-305-0197

missygreyhorse@gamil.com

Feb 13-21

NRCHA Celebration of Champions

HS/LAE/ cat. 1

Ft. Worth, TX

NRCHA

Allison Walker

940-488-1500

allison@nrcha.com

Mar 29-Apr 1

NRCHA Stallion Stakes

HS/LAE/ cat. 1

Las Vegas, NV

NRCHA

Allison Walker

940-488-1500

allison@nrcha.com

Apr 29-May 2

NRCHA Hackamore Classic

HS/LAE/ cat. 1

Pueblo, CO

NRCHA

Allison Walker

940-488-1500

allison@nrcha.com

Jun 15-20

NRCHA Derby

HS/LAE/ cat. 1

Paso Robles, CA

NRCHA

Allison Walker

940-488-1500

allison@nrcha.com

Sept 21-Oct 3

NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity

HS/LAE/ cat. 1

Reno, NV

NRCHA

Allison Walker

940-488-1500

allison@nrcha.com

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subsCRibed stallions stallion

Contact Phone

A Shiner Named Sioux

(972) 977-6581

All Reddy Smart

(406) 434-5724

Foal Crop: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 X

X

X

X

X

X

X

stallion

Contact Phone

Foal Crop: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

Heart Of A Fox

(661) 301-9537

X

X

X

Hes A Peptospoonful

(817) 546-3630

X

X

X

X

X

(620) 635-5632

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

ARC Moonstruckrey

(405) 659-7394

X

Hes Wright On

Auspicious Cat

903-564-3200

X

Hesa Smart Chic

Backdoor Cat

(805) 756-5469

X

Heza Diamond Spark

(406) 799-4426

Bet Hesa Cat

(806) 596-4424

X

X

Hick Chicaroo

(805) 693-1012

X

X

X

Bet On Me 498

(940) 682-7409

X

Hickorys Indian Pep

(817) 546-3630

X

X

X

Bets Smart Lena

(940) 365-2690

X

X

Big Bucks To Cash

(817) 596-9009

Blue One Time

(817) 279-8275

Bobs Freckle

X

X

X X

X

X

X

X X

Bobs Hickory Rio

(806) 373-0535

X

X

X

Boonlight Dancer

(580) 276-4830

X

X

X

X

Briscoe Cat

(806) 206-2336

Cat Ichi

(972) 342-6841

X

X

X

Cats Merada

(940) 464-0783

X

X

High Brow CD

(337)584-2866

High Sign Nugget

(403) 749-2777

Highlightcat

(817) 560-0038

X

X

Hydrive Cat

(817) 560-0038

X

X

X

X

X

Ill Be Smart

(530) 865-1525

X

Im A Tuff Bueno

(541) 977-5274

X

Im Countin Checks

(817) 594-9232

X

X

X

Ima Smoking Mister

(940) 686-0820

X

X

Imacockadoodledude

(831) 335-1216

X X

X

X

X

X

X

X X

X

X

X

X

X

Cats Moonshine

(940) 641-1261

X

X

X

X

X

Jasons Peptolena

(903) 227-0462

(817) 594-9232

X

X

X

X

X

Juan Bad Cat

(817) 594-9232

Catty Hawk

(580) 220-1281

X

X

X

X

X

X

Judge Boon

(208) 861-0760

CD Diamond

(817) 599-4560

X

X

Junior Starlight

(916) 686-5967

X

X

X

CD Lights

(817) 599-0522

X

X

Just Like Starlight

(618) 473-2339

X

X

X

CD Olena

(903) 564-3200

X

X

Laredo Blue

(817) 530-0038

X

CD Survivor

(805) 688-4241

X

X

Lena Inthe Starlight

(306) 544-2421

X

X

Cee Mr Hickory

(805) 550-8387

X

Lena Peptolena

(901) 826-7297

Chic Please

(931) 625-9881

X

X

X

Lena Spark

(940) 668-6469

X

X

Chics Magic Potion

(951) 375-6682

X

X

X

Lenas Chex N Smart

(702) 491-7200

Chics Renegade

(435) 655-8857

X

Lil Time To Smoke

(559) 268-1115

Cinnabars Lil Lena

(719) 749-2585

X

Little Blue Lynx

(859) 221-2724

Doc At Night

(661) 835-7533

X

X

Little Cielo

(559) 999-8146

Docs Soula

(951) 375-6682

X

X

Lotta Stuff To Shine

(559) 665-2908

X

X

Drag And Fly

(541) 977-5274

Dry N Play

(940)231-0370

Dual R Smokin

(817) 313-2946

Dual Rey

(303) 956-1887

X

X

Easy Move Whiskey

(208) 841-2052

X

X

First Fletch

(806) 596-4424

X

X

Freckled Leo Lena

(936) 870-8561

Gallo Del Cielo

(580) 276-4830 (307) 358-5439 x 1

Genuine Rednic

(775) 423-4765

Gotta Go Get It

X

X X

X X X

X

X

X

Funny B Bluemuchamon (903) 886-8836 Genuine Masterpiece

X

X X

X

X

X

X X

X

X X X

X

X

X

X

X

(541) 317-4170

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Meradas Money Talks

(941) 234-7660

X

X

Metallic Cat

(806) 622-9787

X

X

X

X

Mister Smart Remedy

(559) 897-8616

X

X

X

X

Moon Me Pepto

(661)303-6015

Movin On Hickory

(918)774-9199

X

Mr Boonsmal To You

940-682-4370

X X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Mr Playinstylish

(806) 596-4424

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Nabisco Roan

(805) 688-4241

X

X

X

X

X

Nic It In The Bud

(800) 278-0785

X

Nics Black Diamond

(805)688-3673

X

Gunnatrashya

(817) 559-4560

Hallmarked Playboy

(406) 434-5724

X

Halreycious

(800) 278-0785

X

X

NMSU Truckin Chex

(520) 906-4852

X

No Guns Please

(903) 816-3495

Oh Cay Quixote

(217) 377-2258

X X

(817) 560-0038

X

X

X

X

Matt Dillon Dun It

X

X X

X

Meradas Blue Sue

X

X

X

Cats Quixote Jack

X

X

X

X X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X

X

X

X

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subsCRibed stallions Foal Crop: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

stallion

Contact Phone

Olena Oak

(805) 610-8320

X

Olenas Holey Sox

(530) 713-6134

X

X

Once A Von A Time

(805) 688-4241

X

X

X

X

One Smart Response

208-841-2052

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

One Time Pepto

(910) 596-2183

One Time Royalty

(817) 599-4560

Paddys Irish Whiskey

(806) 596-4424

X X

X

stallion

Contact Phone

Smart Boons

(480)471-3161

Smart Chic Olena

(940) 665-7961

Foal Crop: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 X

X

X

X

X

Smart Like Juice

(217) 377-2258

X

X

Smart Lil Highbrow

(559) 897-8616

X

X

X

X

Smart Lil Scoot

(318) 995-7184

X

Smart Little Brady

(406) 775-6226

X

X

X

X

X

Smart Little Pepinic

(559) 897-8616

X

X

X

X

Smart Peppy Doc

(559) 897-8616

X

Smart Santana

(541) 504-8155

X

X

Smart Spook

(940) 368-6999

X

X

X

X

Smart Steady Date

(559) 897-8616

X

X

X

X

Peptoboonsmal

(307) 732-1011

X

X

Peptos Boon Shadow

(940) 389-3093

X

X

Peptos Duke

(406) 434-5724

Peptos Stylish Oak

(817) 279-8275

X

X

X

X

PG Dry Fire

(208) 454-5557

X

X

Smart Sugar Badger

(352) 303-2151

PG Gunpowder

(806) 596-4424

X

X

X

X

X

Smart Zanolena

(541) 419-4417

X

X

X

X

X

Smiley Starlight

(405) 422-3611

X

Smokeelan

(480) 215-6577

Playboys Buck Fever

(307) 276-3748

X

(903) 816-3495

X

Playgun

(580) 276-9397

X

X

X

X

X

Smooth As A Cat

(940) 686-2246

Playin Attraction

(806) 596-4424

X

X

X

X

X

Solano Cat

(940) 686-0820

Presidente Shiner

(417) 682-6373

Son Shining Rooster

(806) 584-9275

X

X

Quejanaisalena

(817) 328-4477

X

Soula Jule Star

(580) 276-4830

X

X

RC Fancy Step

(817) 560-0038

X

X

Special Dual Pep

(307) 276-3748

Real Gun

(580) 228-3272

X

X

Spooks Bluestem

(406) 265-1424

Reed N Reminic

(541) 977-5274

X

X

Spots Hot

(580) 490-6188

Starlight Shiner

(208) 454-5557

X

(559) 392-3408

X

Starlighting

(541) 977-5274

X

X

Starlights Wrangler

(940) 437-5157

X

Reminic N Dunit Reminics Smokin Pep

X

Reys Dual Badger

X

Stylin Beau

(970) 759-9471

Stylish Rey

(303) 956-1887

X

Roosters Wrangler

(417) 682-6373

X

X

X

Surely A Pepto

(903) 816-3495

X

X

(940) 637-2536

X

(806) 596-4424

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Shady Lil Starlight

(805) 688-4241

X

Shine By The Bay

(502) 722-8626

X

Shine Chic Shine

(940) 637-2536

Shine Like Hail

(360) 474-8313

X

X

Shiners Lena Doc

(940) 665-9304

X

X

Shiners Nickle

(210) 381-3132

Shiners Suduko

(405) 659-7394

X

X

Shining Lil Nic

(303) 915-6444

X

X

Shining Spark

(940) 665-9304

X

X

X X

X X

Silver Gun

(559) 897-8616

X

X

X

X

Sixes Pick

(806) 596-4424

X

X

X

X

Skeets Peppy

(417) 883-8286

X

X

Smart And Shiney

(940) 437-2470

X

Smart Blackbird

(519) 913-1233

X

X X

X

X X

X

X

X

Seven From Heaven

X

X

X

Self Shine

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X

X

X

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STALLION SUBSCRIPTION RULES 1. By nomination of a foal crop, offspring of a subscribed stallion from the nominated foal crop are eligible to show in the NRCHA Stakes both as 4-year-olds and 5-year-olds. Offspring from a nominated foal crop of a subscribed stallion are also eligible for consideration for the NRCHA Select Yearling and Select 2-Year-Old Sales. Broodmares in foal to stallions subscribed for the current breeding year (next year’s foal crop) are eligible for consideration for the NRCHA Select Broodmare Sale. 2. Any stallion of any breed may be subscribed to the NRCHA Stakes program, subject to provisions as set forth in these rules and stipulated on the entry form. 3. Nominations must be postmarked and paid by February 1 of the following year for each calendar year to avoid paying the higher fee of the following year. However, to make yearlings, 2-year-olds, and/or bred mares eligible for consideration for the NRCHA Select Sales, those stallions must be subscribed by June 1 of that particular sale year. 4. Nomination fees will be as follows: a. Paid during the breeding year (the next year’s foal crop) - $750 (or $2,500 for current breeding year and next four consecutive breeding years) b. Weanling year - $1,000 c. Yearling year - $1,250 d. 2-year-old year - $1,500 e. 3-year-old year - $1,750   5.   4-year-old year: Nominations received between February 1 of the 4-year-old year and the final entry deadline for that NRCHA  Stakes event will be accepted at the rate of $2,500. 5-year-old foal crops that have not been previously subscribed may also be paid in for $2,500. 6. All nominators of stallions must be members in good standing of the NRCHA. 7. Nominators may be persons other than the owner or syndicate manager of the stallion in the event the stallion owner or syndicate manager chooses not to enroll the stallion. In the event that the nominator is someone other than the owner or syndicate manager of the stallion, the nominator represents that they are authorized to nominate the stallion. 8. All subscription fees will be made payable to the NRCHA in US funds or its equivalent. 9. The added purse for the NRCHA Stakes will consist of not less than the total stallion nomination fees received less 20% for NRCHA administration. The remaining 80% will be divided between the Open and Non Pro divisions in accordance with NRCHA Board policy. The NRCHA shall have the right to supplement the added-money purse for the event, but shall be under no obligation to do so. A minimum of 5% of the total purse will be used for the Stallion Nominator Award as described below. 10. There shall be no refunds of the nomination fee paid for any reason, and the fee (less 20% for NRCHA administration as set forth above) will become part of the purse for the NRCHA Stakes. 11. In the event a subscribed stallion changes ownership, any previously paid foal crops will remain eligible under the new owner. Nominator Awards will be paid to the original nominator unless otherwise specified in writing to the NRCHA and signed by  both the original nominator and the new owner. 12. Stallion Nominator Award: The nominator of the stallion siring the winners of the NRCHA Stakes will receive a monetary award as set by the NRCHA Board of Directors. 13. A list of subscribed stallions nominated to this program and their eligible foal crops will be posted on the NRCHA website, and will be available upon request from the NRCHA. 14. These rules are subject to change at any time by the NRCHA Board of Directors.

NOMINATION FEES Nominated in 2014 Foal Crop...................................................Fee 2009.....................................................$2,500 2010.....................................................$2,500 2011.....................................................$1,750 2012......................................................$1,500 2013.....................................................$1,250 2014.....................................................$1,000 2015........................................................$750 (or $2,500 for 2015-2019)

Nominated in 2015 Foal Crop...................................................Fee 2010.....................................................$2,500 2011.....................................................$2,500 2012......................................................$1,750 2013.....................................................$1,500 2014.....................................................$1,250 2015.....................................................$1,000 2016........................................................$750 (or $2,500 for 2016-2020) Reined Cow HoRse news | November/December 2014

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STALLION SUBSCRIPTION CONTRACT Nominations must be postmarked by February 1. Stallions must be nominated annually.**

Discount for early enrollment of stallions into Stakes Program!

Pay $750 in the breeding year to subscribe your stallion to the NRCHA Stallion Stakes. STALLION ELIGIBILITY

Any stallion of any breed may be subscribed to the NRCHA Stakes program. Offspring of subscribed stallions are eligible to compete in the NRCHA Stakes—both as a 4-year-old and 5-year-old. All nominations are subject to stallion subscription rules on reverse side of this form. Acceptance of payment by the NRCHA is not to be considered approval of a nomination until contract is complete and all rules are complied with. Should a stallion die or become unsound for breeding while he is currently subscribed, all previous offspring will remain eligible as long as the nomination fee is paid.

BENEFITS OF SUBSCRIBING A STALLION TO THE NRCHA STAKES

Advertisement—All subscribed stallions and contact information are listed on the NRCHA website. Opportunities—All offspring of subscribed stallions are eligible to enter and show in the NRCHA Stallion Stakes both as a 4-year-old and as a 5-year-old. Offspring of subscribed stallions are also eligible for consideration for the NRCHA Select Yearling and/or 2-Year-Old Sale. Regulations—There are no refunds for any reason. The NRCHA reserves the right to cancel the NRCHA Stakes without notice at any time prior to the contest without liability. However, in the case of cancellation of the NRCHA Stakes, the NRCHA shall return all current year stallion fees to subscribers and all current year entry fees to exhibitors.

Nominations must be postmarked by February 1 • Stallions must be nominated annually.** Return to: NRCHA • 1017 N Highway 377 • Pilot Point, TX 76258 • TEL 940-488-1500 • FAX 940-488-1499

** Unless the 5-year plan is selected

Enclosed is $_____________ Nomination Fee for _______________________ foal year(s). See the NRCHA Stakes Stallion Subscription Rules for a complete schedule of foal years and payments. Check one:

o Check/Money Order

o Visa/MasterCard* Credit Card #: ______________________________________________________________

Exp. Date: _______________ CVC: ____________ Billing Address: ________________________________________________________________________ Payment is made to NRCHA in full on receipt of same by the nominator no later than February 1. Acceptance of payment by NRCHA is not to be considered approval of nomination until contract is complete and all rules are complied with. *Traditional payment methods accepted are cash and check. 3.5% convenience fee for credit cards.

I accept this offer to make the below-named stallion eligible to participate in the NRCHA Subscribed Stallion Program and agree to be bound by the conditions printed on this document. I enclose $___________________ for enrolling the stallion listed below as an NRCHA Subscribed Stallion. Nominator Signature _______________________________________________________________ Printed Name __________________________________________________________

o Check here if you would like to donate a breeding for the NRCHA Stallion Service Silent Auction. A separate contract will be sent to you. Stallion Name:____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sire: _________________________________________________ Reg #: __________________________ Dam: ____________________________________________ Reg #: __________________________ Breed:__________________________________________________________ Color:__________________________________________ Year Foaled:_________________ Year of First Foal Crop:________________ Standing at:_________________________________________________________________________________ Contact Name: ______________________________________________________________________________ Address: _____________________________________________________________________________ City/State/Zip: _______________________________________________________________________ Phone:____________________________________________________________ Website:______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Owner Name: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address: _____________________________________________________________________________ City/State/Zip: _______________________________________________________________________ Phone (Home): ___________________________________________ Phone (Work): ___________________________________________ Phone (Cell): ___________________________________________ Fax:________________________________________________________ E-mail:_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Contact Information to be published on NRCHA website:

o Location where Stallion is Standing

o Owner

o Other (please fill out below)

Contact Name:___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address: _____________________________________________________________________________ City/State/Zip: _______________________________________________________________________

o

Home

o

Work

o

Cell Phone: ___________________________________________________

o

Home

o

Work

o

Cell Phone: ___________________________________________________

E-mail:__________________________________________________________________________________ Website:________________________________________________________________________________________ Please attach a copy of stallion’s registration papers, a biography (250 words or less - including show record, lifetime earnings, offspring’s show earnings and any other pertinent information) and a high-resolution photo.

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2015 Membership Application 2015 Membership Application Valid from Nov. 16, 2014 - Nov 15, 2015 Name:

First

M.I.

Renew #

Last

Other name(s) shown under:

New Member:

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Date of Birth:

Address:

Home Phone:

City, State, Zip:

Cell Phone:

Email:

Fax:

Required for Youth

type of MeMbership Memberships that include subscription to Reined Cow Horse News

Memberships that do not include subscription to Reined Cow Horse News

o Regular Membership - $75 ($65 before Jan 1) o 3 Yr Reg. Membership - $210 ($180 before Jan 1) o Associate Membership - $35 o Youth Membership - $40 o Youth w/Non Pro Membership - $75 o Canadian Membership - $85

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o Check here if you are an OwNER ONLY and do not compete o Check here if you are a TRAINER and want to be listed as such in the online NRCHA Directory Do you wish to donate to the National Reined Cow Horse Foundation? (501C3 Donation)    

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Total

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It is automatically included in all other memberships.

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Billing Address: ____________________________________________________________________ Exp Date: ____________________ CVC: _______________

All MeMbers Must sign here I, the undersigned, have read and understand the National Reined Cow Horse Association membership eligibility category definitions. I understand that the full responsibility concerning my eligibility rests solely on me. NRCHA, its officers, directors, employees are not held responsible for the burden of proof for my eligibility. Should I be found not eligible for said division after competing, all money, prizes, and points shall be forfeited and returned to the NRCHA office upon notification to me.

Signature: ____________________________________________________________________

non pro AppliCAtion - Non Pro riders must sign this section and o Non Pro Renewal

Date: _______________________

complete a Non Pro Declaration every year

o New Non Pro

I, the undersigned, have read and understand the National Reined Cow Horse Association Non Pro definitions and rules and will abide by them. I also understand that if there is a change in my status or eligibility that I must inform the National Reined Cow Horse Association within 30 days of that change. I understand that my Non Pro application will be reviewed by the Non Pro Committee and may be reviewed by the NRCHA Board of Directors and their decision shall be final.

Signature: ____________________________________________________________________

Date: _______________________

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NON PRO DECLARATION Applicant Name (please print):

Occupation:

This form must be completed prior to entering applicant’s first NRCHA Non Pro class. In the case of a youth, the legal custodian must complete the declaration. Before submitting your application, please carefully read and answer the following statements, as well as read and sign the Non Pro Code of Conduct and Ethics. NOTE: If the following statements are not answered or it is not signed, your declaration will not be accepted and will be returned to you for completion. Non Pro status is extended on a temporary basis and is subject to revocation pending approval by the Non Pro Committee. Non Pro status will be null and void if it is determined that you do not qualify under NRCHA Non Pro conditions, as defined in the NRCHA Rulebook. A Non Pro Card will not be issued until all requirements are satisfied. 1) Have you earned more than $750 in earnings down the fence? (for eligibility)

m Yes

m No

2) Within the past 5 years, have you given lessons for remuneration?

m Yes

m No

3) Within the past 5 years, have you shown, trained, or assisted in the training of a horse not owned by you or an immediate family member for remuneration?

m Yes

m No

4) Within the past 5 years, have you accepted payment of entry fees and/or expenses for horse(s) that you have ridden that was not owned by you or an immediate family member?

m Yes

m No

5) Do you reside on, work for, are publicly identified with or derive monetary remuneration, directly or indirectly, from a horse training facility or equine science program?

m Yes

m No

If you answered “yes” to any of the above, please explain below with specific dates as to when you started and/or stopped any of the above. Please use a separate sheet of paper if necessary. A. Relationship to operation of a horse training facility: B. Explanation of any statements answered “yes” above:

NON PRO CODE OF CONDUCT & ETHICS

I, the undersigned, agree to act with the utmost of integrity while participating in the sport of Cow Horse and NRCHA events. I understand that an NRCHA Non Pro Card is a privilege and not a right, and that I may be required to submit my card for review of applicability at any time. Furthermore, I understand that so long as I hold a Non Pro card, it is my responsibility to be aware of and abide by the most current Non Pro Conditions set forth in the NRCHA Rulebook. By signing this agreement, I specifically agree to: • Understand and be bound by all rules of the NRCHA as set forth in the annual NRCHA Rulebook. • Abide by the show conditions set forth at all NRCHA approved shows. • Act with honesty and transparency when purchasing horses as well as competing at NRCHA events. • Ensure the welfare of the horses I show and treat those horses humanely, and with dignity and compassion. • Refrain from violating the Non Pro Conditions as set forth in the annual NRCHA Rulebook. • Represent the NRCHA by refraining from any action that discredits the sport, or the association. • Accept the decisions set forth by the NRCHA Board of Directors. By signing below, I ACCEPT the rules and regulations relating to Non Pro membership in the NRCHA, and affirm the truth of all statements above. I also affirm that I have read and agree to abide by the Non Pro Code of Conduct and Ethics. Signature:

Date:

Return to: NRCHA | 1017 N Hwy 377 | Pilot Point, TX 76258 | Fax 940-488-1499 | Phone 940-488-1500 | membership@nrcha.com

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Committee diReCtoRY AffiliAtes

nRCHA foundAtion

Jimmy Flores • jfloresph@aol.com Tia Harari • cowhorsecowgirl@gmail.com Steve Mattson • mattson713@yahoo.com Terri Holowath • terrih@catalystsolutions.ca Carrie McBride • carriemcbride@nrcha.com

non PRo

Chairperson: Jerry Peters jerry.h.peters@gmail.com • 303-621-9625

welfARe

Chairperson: Dr. Joe Carter, DVM jcarterdvm@aol.com • 405-288-6460

etHiCs

Chairperson: Bill Tointon billtointon@msn.com • 303-530-2443

exeCutive

Chairperson: Paul Bailey paulb@cb-trucking.com • 931-260-3909 Todd Crawford • toddcrawford333@gmail.com Sandy Collier • sandycollier@earthlink.net Jerry Peters • jerry.h.peters@gmail.com Jake Telford • j.jtelford1@gmail.com Amanda Gardiner • gardiner556@gmail.com

HAll of fAme

Chairperson: Smoky Pritchett smoky@smokypritchett.com 530-200-0560 Jon Roeser • jonroeser@sti.net Bobby Ingersoll • bobby@bobbyingersoll.com Ted Robinson• ted@tedrobinsoncowhorses.com

HoRse sAles

Chairperson: Sandy Collier sandycollier@earthlink.net • 805-688-1084

Judges

Chairperson: Todd Bergen toddbergen@hughes.net • 541-830-0798 Director of Judges: Bill Enk enk.bill@gmail.com

Chairperson: Ted Robinson ted@tedrobinsoncowhorses.com 805-649-9028 Chairperson: Rory Livingston roryliving@aol.com • 805-331-0011 Stephanie Duquette stephanie.duquette@charter.net Kelli Caves • Kelli.Caves@FLHOSP.ORG Garth Gardiner • gardinergarth@gmail.com Meg Rosell-Pursel • meg@roselltrailers.com Diane Edwards DEdwards@mansonconstruction.com Jim Vangelos • javangelos@aol.com Rhonda Holmes • rhondajjj@msn.com Tammy Jo Hays • haysranch@earthlink.com Nelle Murphy • baldnshiney@hotmail.com Paul Bailey • paulb@cb-trucking.com Debbie Sanguinetti• outwest1@verizon.net Loretta Showalter • lorettaelsie@gmail.com Robin Flournoy • rflournoy@bankofthewest.com Tish Wilhite • trwilhite@hotmail.com

owneRs

Nancy Crawford-Hall info@holycowperformancehorses.com Newt White • pnw@aol.com Dave Allen • dave@aspenmeadowsranch.com Bill Tointon • billtointon@msn.com Janiejill Tointon • jjtointon@msn.com Eric Storey • teresa@storeytrucking.com Larry Bell • LBell@Kalpowar.com Deedee Hill • akaddh@datatix.com Judy Siebel • judysiebel@me.com Sheri Jamieson • classikal2@aol.com Garth Gardiner • gardinergarth@gmail.com Jenna Bell • bellje81@gmail.com Michelle Cannon michellecannon_@hotmail.com Jack & Patti Bogart • jpbogart@atlasok.com Del & Susan Bell • delrbell@hotmail.com Julie Gibbons • snsetcrkranch@aol.com Lori Aaron • info@aaronranch.com

PRofessionAls

Chairperson: Jake Telford j.jtelford1@gmail.com • 208-890-1205

Rules

Chairperson: Dan Roeser droeser@safelink.net • 208-841-2052 Jerry Peters • jerry.h.peters@gmail.com

sHows

Chairperson: Jake Telford j.jtelford1@gmail.com • 208-890-1205

sPonsoRsHiP

Chairperson: Jay Winborn jay@nrcha.com • 214-797-0030 Amanda Gardiner • gardiner556@gmail.com Nancy Shearer • NShearer159@yahoo.com

stAllion seRviCe AuCtion

Chairperson: Garth Gardiner gardinergarth@gmail.com • 620-635-5632

stRAtegiC PlAnning

Chairperson: Jerry Peters jerry.h.peters@gmail.com • 303-621-9625 Chairperson: Amanda Gardiner gardiner556@gmail.com • 620-635-2361 Bill Tointon • billtointon@msn.com Darren Miller • reincow@aol.com Dan Roeser • droeser@safelink.net

YoutH

Chairperson: Sarah Clymer shubrick@q.com • 719-330-1932 Allison Walker • allison@nrcha.com Betty Lou Valdez • bettylouvaldez@yahoo.com Jason Grimshaw grimshawperformance@yahoo.com Pam Grimshaw • pam_grimshaw@yahoo.com Kathie Ferrante • ferranteranch@aol.com

Carl Gould • gouldtraining@sti.net Sam Rose • sroseqh@aol.com Sandy Collier • sandycollier@earthlink.net Jimmy Stickler • stichorses@aol.com Dan Roeser • droeser@safelink.net

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