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HorseCity.com to Webcast 27th Annual Augusta Futurity
(Augusta, Ga.) HorseCity.com, a premier equestrian destination on the Internet, will be Webcasting the 27th Annual Augusta Futurity and the Western Horseman Cup Finals for the 2005 competitive year. Internet users will have access to all the intense competition when the best of the best compete in the largest cattle cutting event east of the Mississippi River. HorseCity.com’s Webcast will cover the action starting at 8 a.m. Thursda ... Read the full article

Augusta Cutting Horse Futurity
TICKETS GO ON SALEAugusta, GA:-- Tickets for the bull riding event of the 27th annual Augusta (Ga.) Futurity go on sale Friday, Dec. 9. Tickets for the annual Augusta Futurity itself go on sale, Thursday, Dec. 15.Details of the Futurity will be announced at a kickoff news conference to begin at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 3, at the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce Building, located at Sixth and Broad.Tickets for the annual University of South C ... Read the full article

Wayne Hodges 4-Star Trailer/Outlaw Conversions Teams with NRCHA To Give Away Two Trailers
The Casinos won’t be the only place to win at the 29th Annual Snaffle Bit Futurity. Thanks to a Corporate Partnership with Wayne Hodges 4-Star and Outlaw Conversions, there are two chances to win a great 4-Star trailer that will be awarded during the Open Finals performance of the Snaffle Bit Futurity. One of the most exciting ways to win a 4-Star is with the NRCHA Wayne Hodges 4-Star Trailer Drawdown. Every time a horse enters the are ... Read the full article

Before The West: Cowgirl U Heads East
Fort Worth, Texas, June 1, 2010 -- The National Cowgirl Museum’s Cowgirl University Cowgirl U heads East to Augusta, New Jersey, August 27-29. Many of the Cowgirl Hall of Fame’s Honorees first called the East home before the lure of the West drew them from their roots. Profiling expert sharpshooter and Honoree Annie Oakley, who was born in Ohio and performed in nearby New York City with the Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show, Co ... Read the full article

30th Annual Three-Year-Old Futurity/Spring Show June 10-13 in Ava, Mo.
Ava, Mo. – The Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association’s 30th Annual Three-Year-Old Futurity/Spring Show is June 10-13 at the Missouri Fox Trotting show grounds one mile north of Ava, Mo., on Missouri 5. There will be 73 classes for model, performance and versatility horses featuring the best 3-year-olds the breed has to offer.Classes begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday with youth and amateur classes and end on Saturday with the crowning of the 20 ... Read the full article

2007 Southwest Reining Horse Association On-Line Stallion Auction A Huge Success!
For the second year in a row, the Southwest Reining Horse Association hit a home run with its On-line Stallion Auction. The auction debuted last year and its proceeds boosted the added money at the SWRHA Futurity by an impressive $35,000. In 2007, the picture is even brighter. Proceeds from the auction concluded on February 1, will pump $60,180 into the Futurity purse! The Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity is slat ... Read the full article

Dates Changed for SWRHA Futurity and Horse Show
The Southwest Reining Horse Association has announced that the dates for the prestigious SWRHA Futurity and Horse Show have been changed for 2010. "Due to a scheduling conflict with the Hardy Murphy Coliseum, the dates for our 2010 event had to be moved," SWRHA President Jack Covington noted. The Futurity and Horse Show were originally slated for October 19-24, but will now be held one week later, beginning October 26 and concluding October 31. ... Read the full article

Steve Archer and WR Kentucky Chic Win SWRHA Intermediate Open Ancillary
The Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity is one of the largest pre-futurities for the National Reining Horse Association Futurity. Held annually at the Hardy Murphy Coliseum in Ardmore, Oklahoma, the event is a must-attend for Futurity hopefuls. In addition to the Futurity, the event also features a slate of NRHA approved ancillary classes. On Thursday, October 20, Steve Archer and WR Kentucky Chic won the Intermediate Open ancillary cha ... Read the full article

New Drag Levels Playing Field for Barrel Racing
North Augusta, SC - January 15, 2007 - In Barrel Racing the term “level playing field” can mean two things. The first is the literal interpretation of running an event in an arena that is kept flat and not full of waves, holes and ruts. The second is to take away both the luck of the draw in relation to your run and the big drag, and to give every competitor an equal opportunity by providing the same quality footing throughout the event. At the S ... Read the full article

2007 NRCHA Raffle Colt Donated by Ward Ranch
The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) and Ward Ranch have announced the selection of the 2007 NRCHA Raffle Colt. Each year the historic Ward Ranch of Kingsburg, CA, donates an exceptional 2-year-old to be raffled off to benefit the NRCHA and the NRCHA Futurity Sale Incentive. The annual NRCHA – Ward Ranch Raffle is an institution for the NRCHA and several alumni have gone on to place in the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity and other major e ... Read the full article

Rick Ford to Manage the Southwest Reining Horse Association Online Stallion Auction
Cinder Lakes Ranch and Reproduction Center Manager Rick Ford will head up the 2010-2011 Southwest Reining Horse Association Online Stallion Auction. Implemented in 2006, the Online Stallion Auction is one of the most successful in the reining industry and has helped the Futurity become the eighth largest added-money reining event, according to Quarter Horse News. SWRHA President Jack Covington, who was the driving force behind the creation of t ... Read the full article

Snaffle Bit Futurity slides into Paso Robles Event Center
PASO ROBLES, CA: Stock horse fans will have an opportunity to experience the excitement of the 4th annual National Stock Horse Association (NSHA) Snaffle Bit Futurity at the Paso Robles Event Center in Paso Robles, Calif., Aug. 17-24, 2008. The Futurity is the triathlon of the western horse world, with events of California's Spanish Vaquero tradition: herd work (cutting), rein work, and fence (cow) work. The riders will compete on 3-year ... Read the full article

Competition Begins for the 2010 SWRHA Billingsley Ford Open Reining Futurity
The 26th Annual Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity, held annually at the Hardy Murphy Coliseum in Ardmore, Oklahoma, is well underway as the first section of the Billingsley Ford Open, Intermediate Open, Limited Open, and Open Level 1 Futurity began on Wednesday, October 27. Currently at the top of the Open Futurity leader board is Craig Schmersal and Commanders Wishbone with a 221.5. Commanders Wishbone, by Commanders Nic out of Miss ... Read the full article

sharingVillage Survivor Groups’ Driving For Surviving Program Will Host A Demonstration At The Garden State Horse Show
Far Hills, NJ—April 19, 2011— Children participating in sharingVillage Survivor Groups’ Driving for Surviving Program will take center stage at this year's Garden State Horse Show in Augusta, NJ, by performing a driving demonstration prior to the show's main event – the $50,000 Garden State Grand Prix on Saturday, May 7. sharingVillage Survivor Groups is a non-profit self help educational group designed to teach adults an ... Read the full article

The Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity Returns for 2008
The Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity has proven to live up to its slogan “Where the Finest Go First.” Last year, for example, Millionaire Non Pro Rider Mandy McCutcheon earned the 2007 Southwest Reining Horse Association Non Pro Futurity Championship on Haidachino Hollywood – and a little over a month later, she rode him to win the 2007 National Reining Horse Association Futurity Non Pro Championship. Indeed the horses that debut at t ... Read the full article

Allison Sutton Wins SWRHA Futurity Intermediate and Limited Non Pro on All About Wimpy
Allison Sutton earned two Championships at the Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity, clinching both the Intermediate and Limited Non Pro titles on All About Wimpy. The pair marked a score of 218, topping the Intermediate Non Pro by three points, and the Limited Non Pro by four.“This was really exciting. I just wanted to go out there and do my best, whatever happened. I wasn’t over-confident coming in, but I did know this mare was good,” n ... Read the full article

Mandy McCutcheon Wins 2010 SWRHA Futurity Novice Horse Non Pro Level 2
Coming in as the last entry in the 45-entry Novice Horse Non Pro Level 2 class of the Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity and Horse Show, Mandy McCutcheon took the Championship on Hidin Gunner with a 73.5. The 3-year-old mare, by Gunner and out of Haidachino Cherry, was raised by the McQuays. The mare is a half-sister to Mandy's 2007 National Reining Horse Association Non Pro Futurity Champion Haidachino Hollywood, by Hollywood Dun It. ... Read the full article

Roger Barral and The Ultimate Magnum Win SWRHA Futurity Show Limited Open
Roger Barral earned the Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity Horse Show Limited Open Championship on The Ultimate Magnum with a score of 221.5. That high score garnered owner Jean Defrates Piper a check for $374, a pewter trophy, and a special Cruisin’ Cooler. Although Barral had to leave the show immediately after the class, Piper was quick to share her excitement about the win. “This is so exciting! Roger does a great job showing, and t ... Read the full article

Mathieu Buton Wins SWRHA Limited Open Championship on Zumbar Rojo
Mathieu Buton competed in his first Futurity at last year's Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity. He returned in 2008 on Zumbar Rojo to mark a 220.5 in the finals and earn the Limited Open Championship, a check for $3,092, a saddle, and a Lawson bronze."I am really happy right now. It's the first time I showed her – and the first time I've scored a 220.5. I really want to thank her owners, Driscoll Ranch LLC, for giving me the opportunity ... Read the full article

Paint Horses Excel at NRHA Futurity
FORT WORTH, Texas- The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) recognized four talented horses with Gelding Plus and Paint Preferred incentive money for their efforts at the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity, held Nov. 23-Dec. 2, 2006 at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City.Part of APHAs effort to reward Paint Horses for their success in competition, the Gelding Plus and Paint Preferred incentive programs honor the own ... Read the full article




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