Who won the Snaffle Bit Futurity?
Nick Dowers, from Dyer, Nevada, took home his second Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity Open championship title riding Republicat with a composite score of 657.5 (219 out of the herd, 219 in the rein work, and 219.5 down the fence).
Who won the 2021 World’s Greatest Horseman?
(KTVZ) — Shane Steffen of Powell Butte has been named the 2021 World’s Greatest Horseman at the National Reined Cow Horse Association competition in Fort Worth, Texas.
How old are snaffle bit futurity horses?
Thrills, and sometimes spills, abound as 3-year-old horses test their athleticism in a trio of demanding events: herd work, rein work and fence work. There is $478,000 total added to the 2021 Snaffle Bit Futurity®, presented by Metallic Cat, in the Open, Cinch Intermediate Open and Limited Open.
What is snaffle bit competition?
The History of the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity® These 3-year-old cow horses compete in herd work, rein work and fence work. The signature cow work, often called fence work, is where the horse holds, or boxes, the cow at the end of the arena then turns it on the fence and finally circles it both ways in the arena.
What channel is the Nrcha on?
Tune in to RFD-TV today at 2:30pm and 10:30pm EST to catch the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity preview and highlights from the reined cow horse event at the NHSRA Finals!
What is the World’s Greatest Horseman?
The leading rider in the history of the World’s Greatest Horseman is Russell Dilday of Wynnewood, Oklahoma. Dilday’s top mount is three-time World’s Greatest Champion Topsails Rien Maker.
Where is the world’s greatest horseman held?
Fort Worth, Texas
The World’s Greatest Horseman and World’s Greatest Youth Horseman competitions were held during the 2021 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Celebration of Champions in Fort Worth, Texas.
Where is the 2020 Snaffle Bit Futurity?
The 2020 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity was held from Oct. 10-25 at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas.
What does Nrcha stand for?
The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) is an equestrian organization in Pilot Point, Texas, United States, that began by promoting and staging Working cow horse events.
Why is a snaffle bit used?
Snaffle bits are generally gentler on a horse’s mouth than other types of bits while still providing adequate communication. When a rider pulls the reins, the snaffle bit puts pressure on the bars, lips, and tongue of the horse’s mouth. When using a snaffle bit, no pressure is applied to the horse’s poll.
Where did the Nrcha Stallion Stakes take place at?
Following the NRCHA Celebration of Champions, the next limited age event for 4- and 5-year-old reined cow horses is the NRCHA Stallion Stakes, which runs March 26 through April 3 at the South Point Arena & Equestrian Center in Las Vegas.
What is working cow horse competition?
The working cow horse is a competition where a horse works a single cow in an arena and is asked to perform specific maneuvers with the cow. They can be asked to circle the cow, turn it in specific ways, as well as performing certain reining patterns.