Official Corporate Partners
Mercuria, one of the five largest independent energy and commodity groups in the world, is proud to be a sponsor of NCHA cutting horse competition events. The Group employs more than 1000 people and has a strong global presence, including offices in Houston, Texas, Chicago, Illinois, Greenwich, Connecticut and Calgary, Canada. Committed to efficiently meeting the needs of our partners, Mercuria's worldwide activities combine trade flows, a strategic upstream and downstream asset portfolio as well as associated structured finance propositions. For more information, please visit www.mercuria.com.
Our Equine Mortality Division is one of the world’s leading providers of equine mortality insurance and related coverage through professional equine independent agents. Our underwriting staff is extremely knowledgeable of all breeds of horses used for racing, as well as all show and pleasure uses. Please contact us for more information: Justin Insurance (800-972-0272), Kay Cassell Equine Insurance (800-230-8384), Shadle Insurance (888-821-7629), Roger Peters Livestock Insurer (800-228-8664) or Lancaster, McAden, Willis Smith Co (252-637-4173).
Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s 20 leading pharmaceutical companies. Headquartered in Ingelheim, Germany, Boehringer Ingelheim operates presently with a total of some 50,000 employees worldwide. The focus of the family-owned company, founded in 1885, is on researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing new medications of high therapeutic value for human and veterinary medicine. In 2015, Boehringer Ingelheim achieved net sales of about 14.8 billion euros. R&D expenditure corresponds to 20.3 per cent of net sales. For more information, please visit www.boehringer-ingelheim.com.
Situational stress and environmentally-induced problems are common in dogs and cats, and affects them in a variety of ways. Zylkene helps balance reactions in some situations (travel, moving, adoption, grooming, meeting new people, loud noises, etc.) and helps animals maintain normal and relaxed dispositions. Zylkene may also open pets’ receptivity to behavior-modification training.
When planning your next cutting event, look to the folks at Gist to supply the best trophy buckles, jewelry and accessories. Gist Silversmiths of Placerville, California is the Official Buckle Maker of the NCHA. Additionally, Gist is proud to sponsor the NCHA World Series of Cutting buckles. Specializing in custom and trophy buckles. NCHA Affiliate discounts available. For catalog information, call 1-800-465-GIST.
Lucas Oil manufactures and sells high quality products in consumer, industrial, and agricultural markets around the world. Lucas Oil offers more than 100 oil, grease, and fuel additive products – all designed to improve performance and increase mileage in trucks, automobiles, heavy-duty equipment, tractors, boats, motorcycles, and recreational vehicles.
Rios of Mercedes is honored to be the Official Boot of the National Cutting Horse Association. Rios of Mercedes is located in Mercedes, Texas and has been making handmade boots since 1853. At Rios of Mercedes they still build boots the way they have for over 160 years, with attention to quality and durability. Please visit us online atriosofmercedes.com to see our selection of stock boots, pictures of custom boots, contact info and to find a retailer near you. Rios of Mercedes Boots, real cowboy boots made for real cowboys.
Cinch and Cruel Girl brands provide premium jeans and tops designed with fashion and function in mind. Cinch and Cruel Girl brands are at the forefront of fashion and are the highest quality products in the industry. With the authenticity of the western spirit, Cinch and Cruel Girl brands fit perfectly into the world of independent men and women. Explore the vast array of Cinch and Cruel Girl fashion-forward products www.Cinchjeans.com and www.cruelgirl.com.
Legendary Quarter Horses and superior Black Angus cattle are hallmarks of "The Four Sixes," a historic Texas ranch that is part of Burnett Ranches LLC. The ranch stands some of the most well-respected Quarter Horse stallions in the industry, with elite broodmares that produce superior individuals for ranch work and racing. The "Sixes" is also a working ranch, bringing more than 100 years of superior cattle breeding expertise to a new Black Angus program. Full-service equine veterinary services also are offered. For additional information about the ranch and the services it offers, visit 6666ranch.com. The ranch proudly sponsors the Eastern and Western National Championships.
COWBOY TRAILER SALES is a family owned business located in the heart of East Texas. With over 50 years of combined years in the trailer and horse industry. We understand what you want in a trailer and have the experience to help you purchase or design a trailer that will work best for you, your family and your livestock. COWBOY TRAILER SALES can also help you with all you Living Quarter needs. If you need to update an older LQ, add a generator, install an electric jack, or add the latest in satellite TV just give our experienced staff a chance to show you why so many families trust COWBOY TRAILER SALES.
For over 27 years, Horizon Yachts has defined, perfected and consistently exceeded the standards for design and craftsmanship with its range of 52 to 150-foot luxury motor yachts. As the largest luxury yacht builder in Asia and one of the largest yacht builders in the world, Horizon focuses on seven specialized series, each unique in style and function, and each designed and built to the highest standards to suit every customer’s individual yachting lifestyle. Horizon employs the most advanced technologies, finest materials, and most talented designers in the world. Encompassing four manufacturing facilities—each ISO-9001 certified— Horizon provides a strong foundation for yacht building within a customer-oriented environment, where management and employees share a common goal. Horizon is committed to exceeding customer expectations and continuously improving upon the safety, design and construction of its yachts, while also keeping an eye on the future with new product development. With customer satisfaction, quality, durability, safety and value as the absolute minimum standards, Horizon Yachts is dedicated to bringing our customer’s yachting dreams to life.
John Deere, the official equipment provider of the NCHA, has the equipment you need for your farm, ranch and home. John Deere offers a complete line of outdoor power equipment ranging from hand held tools to high horsepower tractors - all with the quality you’ve come to expect from John Deere. Be sure to stop by your local John Deere dealership today! Nothing Runs Like A Deere!
Kerry Kelley is the maker of quality custom bits and spurs. Although he is self-taught, his combination of functionality, durability and artistry are what makes his pieces unique. By keeping his designs clean and simple these well-made pieces are not only made to last but are also a beautiful addition to any collection. Come visit him and place your order at his shop in Weatherford, Texas, or view his work on the web at www.kerrykelleyspurs.com. (817) 594-1775
ABI Equine manufactures the world's best selling arena drags for ATVs and tractors of all sizes. These revolutionary drags have patented features and revolutionary "Profile Blade Technology" which reduces soundness injuries and increases the performance of the horse. ABI offers a complete line of compact manure spreaders for 1 - 30 horse barns. These unique spreaders feature an exclusive system that shreds the manure before being evenly spread to help maintain eco-balanced pastures. ABI water wagons are built "tank tough" and offer features tailored to the horse owner. These wagons are available from 200 - 1,600 gallons and are ideal for dust and moisture in arenas. For more information please call 877-788-7253, or fax 574-674-5902. Absolute Innovations, Inc. 10880 McKinley Hwy Osceola, IN 46561. absoluteinnovations.net.
Get expert advice on demand from the sport's leading professionals at CHTOLive.com. Duncan Steele-Park and his wife, Simone Cobb, founded Cutting Horse Training Online in 2011 for the purpose of providing exceptional educational tools to deepen knowledge of the sport, help build skills and increase the level of performance and enjoyment of the sport of cutting. For more information, go to CHTOLive.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Out of Weatherford Texas with over 20 years of experience, Kyle Zanetti Trailers specializes in a vast array of services including; trailer maintenance and repair, custom manufacturing and fabrications, Polylast flooring, and air ride installation. Striving to be the best in the business through hard work, attention to detail and customer service, we hope you will choose Kyle Zanetti Trailers to be your “One Stop Trailer Shop”! (817) 599-3993.
The City of Fort Worth, The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, Will Rogers Memorial Complex, and the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau are the hosts of three major NCHA events each year and home of the National Cutting Horse Association world headquarters. Home of the NCHA Futurity, Super Stakes and Summer Cutting Spectacular. “Where the West begins.”
Country music lovers tune in every weekend to hear Bob Kingsley talk about the Top 40 songs on the radio. Known as the most popular and influential voice of country music, Bob is a member of the Country Music DJ Hall of Fame. He is also a two-time winner of the CMA Syndicated Personality of the Year Award as well as a record breaking 16 time winner of Billboard’s Radio Syndicated Award. “Bob Kingsley’s Country Top 40” airs on more radio stations than any other syndicated music program, making it the #1 countdown on the air. Tune in Sunday mornings 6am-10am on 99.5 the WOLF/Ft. Worth. Bob Kingsley’s Country Top 40.
At Platinum Performance we believe in the power of nutrition. Whether you are keeping a healthy horse healthy, a performance horse performing or a sick horse moving toward recovery, nutrition can be a simple yet powerful tool. For over two decades, Platinum Performance® has been researching the role of nutrition to provide formulas needed to improve equine health and performance. Let us help you Nourish Your Passion. For more information, contact a Platinum Advisor at (800) 553-2400 or visit us online at www.platinumperformance.com.
Family tradition and western wear continue to flourish in the Stockyards of Fort Worth, Texas. Sean Ryon carries on a tradition that would make Great Grandfather Windy Ryon proud. Sean Ryon caters to the western horse enthusiast and showman across the country as well as abroad. With handmade boots, the best custom hat crease money can buy, custom saddles, tailored chaps, horse tack for the show ring and the trail, show garments of the finest materials and craftsmanship and exclusive jewelry, Sean Ryon can outfit you and your horse! Sean Ryon Western Store and Saddle Shop is the trophy saddle sponsor for the NCHA Super Stakes and Summer Cutting Spectacular. When you are in Fort Worth, make it a point to head to the Stockyards and pay us a visit or call 1-800-669- RYON (7966).
Quarter Horse News is an award-winning semimonthly newsmagazine that provides the most comprehensive and timely coverage of the Western performance horse industry. Focusing on cutting, reining and reined cow horse, Quarter Horse News has been a trusted source of news and information with real meaning to its readers for more than 30 years.www.quarterhorsenews.com.
Established in 1922, Leddy’s has prospered as a privately held, family-owned-and-operated business, so stop by next time you’re in the vicinity of one of their stores and feel that sense of authenticity when you sit in one of more than forty saddles on display in the saddle and tack room or pull on a pair of real handmade cowboy boots. M.L. Leddy’s is the trophy saddle provider for the NCHA World Championship Futurity and the NCHA World Championship Finals. For more information call 1-817-624-3149.
Merial is as passionate about horses as you are and is committed to providing a comprehensive range of products - backed by research and innovation - to enhance their health, well-being and performance. Whether your horse is on the track, on the trail or in the arena – Merial provides trusted, effective products that help your horse perform at its best. Sixty-three percent of non-racing performance horses can suffer from stomach ulcers. Stomach ulcers can be a problem for any horse, caused, in part, by the stress from routine events, including traveling, training, competition and stall confinement. Whether your horse is a seasoned show horse or a weekend warrior, make sure he has the stomach to win. Just one tube of ULCERGARD offers four daily doses. Plus, ULCERGARD is the only FDA-approved product to prevent stomach ulcers in horses. Learn more about ULCERGARD online at www.ULCERGARD.com.
The American Quarter Horse Association, located in Amarillo, Texas, is the world’s largest equine breed registry. Through their Strategic Marketing Alliance, NCHA will be acknowledged as the authority for cutting competitions and the AQHA will be acknowledged as the foundation breed which provides the bloodlines for the majority of horses used in NCHA competition. Both Associations will work together to actively promote the sport of cutting. For more information on AQHA’s programs and events, contact AQHA at 806-376-4811.
RIDE TV is a 24-hour, high-definition, television network dedicated to showcasing the horse culture and lifestyle. RIDE TV delivers high-quality programming to those that enjoy and care about anything and everything horse related. Tune in for an entertaining mix of reality shows, equine event coverage, inspiring documentaries, cooking demonstrations, children’s programs, and more! Our unique programming features celebrities, champions and the personalities at the heart of America’s horse culture. RIDE TV is currently available to DISH (channel 248), Armstrong and Windstream cable subscribers. You can also watch RIDE TV via Carbon TV.
At Dennis Moreland Tack you will find the highest quality handmade tack available today. Premium raw materials, the best stainless steel hardware, meticulous craftsmanship, and painstaking attention to detail mark each item designed and made by Dennis. The finest hand-crafted headstalls, bridle reins, breast collars, hand woven cinches and all the professional training gear and show equipment produced at Dennis Moreland Tack will function at the highest level and last a lifetime. Visit dmtack.com or call Dennis at 817-312-5305 for more information.
Back on Track products work with the body to assist in circulation through Far Infrared Therapy. A unique wellness textile called Welltex is infused, which works with the body to help promote circulation, manage chronic pain symptoms, aid in performance and assist in recovery. Visit Back on Track USA or Back on Track Canada.
Horseware started with a small team, in a small town in Ireland in 1985. Since then we have grown to become the world’s most trusted producer of horse rugs. Today, our Rambo range is still made in the same town in Ireland under Tom MacGuinness’s watchful eye. We are constantly striving to produce the best we can. We believe that because we create, we innovate. And through innovation we aim to make a difference to the lives of you and your horses.
Waco Bend Ranch is a rising force in cutting, specializing in breeding, training, and showing some of the top horses in the business. Corliss, Louis, Jennifer and Ray Baldwin are passionate about cutting, and through their partnership with Phil and Mary Ann Rapp have already enjoyed considerable success. Autumn Acre, Don’t Look Twice, Playboys Ruby, and Tapt Twice lead the way for Waco Bend Ranch. Whether you’re interested in breeding your mares or in the market for yearlings or performance horses, they can help you reach your goals in the cutting business. Visit www.wacobendranch.com for more information.
95.9 the Ranch: Late April 2008, 95.9 The Ranch was proclaimed 100% Texas Country and has been ever since. Listeners from all over the world tune in to The Ranch to hear real Texas Music. Stream The Ranch at 959theranch.com 24/7 or download our mobile app for the iPhone and Android. The Ranch talent line-up is spiced with true Texas music experts from The Justin Frazell & Charla Corn Morning Show, Malone on Mid-days, Brandon James for the ride home and The Sideshow with Shayne Hollinger at night. It's Texas music at its best; good for the heart - good for the soul on The Sound of Texas, 95.9 The Ranch.
92.1 Hank FM is Fort Worth's Country Station for the "West-O-Plex"! Hank FM means it when we say, "We Play Everything Country", from the Legends of Country Music to the New Country sounds as well as the Texas Music Hit Makers. Wake Up The Wilde Way, with Erin Wilde mornings 6-10am, Listen to The Mid-Day Workzone with Andy Meadows 12-3pm, and take The Afternoon Flight with The Crowman 3-7pm weekdays. Hank FM keeps you up-to-date with West-O-Plex Traffic mornings and afternoons with Jason Walker and we let you know what's happening Locally, Nationally and Musically with Hanks Headlines! Listen Live at www.921HankFM.com or via our FREE Mobile App for iPhone and Android.
In 2012, Circle Y Ranch moved from its original location of 32 years in Aubrey, Texas, to its new location in Millsap, Texas. Circle Y's focus evolved from reigning to reined cow horse and now to breeding the best cutting horses in the industry. We feel that our stallion, Im Countin Checks and the unparalleled bloodlines of the Circle Y Ranch broodmares, will produce our industry's next generations of champions. Circle Y Ranch is owned by Penny Youngblood and Nancy Pearce.
Santa Cruz Animal Health offers an extensive line of animal health care and veterinary products ranging from preventative care, maintenance and testing products to personal protection and general supplies needed for the care of ranch animals, including horses (equine), cows (bovine), goats (caprine) and swine (porcine). Browse our complete line of proven vaccines, supplements, diagnostic, reproductive and neonatal and fly and pest control supplies in addition to our antibiotics, pain relief supplies, dewormers and wound care products.
Fort Worth, Texas magazine gives its readers the insider information they need to experience Fort Worth and surrounding communities. Each month, through the magazine and its ancillary products like the Web site and TV show "FYI Fort Worth", we provide our readers and viewers with intriguing profiles, dining and cultural guides, in-depth features and authoritative listings. - See more at - fwtx.com
Award-winning client experiences demand unexpected luxuries. At Park Place, your comfort is our ultimate goal. From sophisticated customer lounges with dedicated Wi-Fi work spaces, to state-of-the-art service bays with Express Pay, complimentary loaners, and deluxe car washes. Expect extraordinary attention to detail the moment you walk through the door.
Show Pro Industries is the undisputed leader in electronic horse training equipment. Located in Springtown, Texas, they have manufactured Pro Cutters for over 30 years. Their commitment to providing top quality products, innovative electronics and exceptional service is second to none. Check them out at www.procutter.com.
Our team of dedicated professionals' sole purpose is to provide professional service, yet on a very personal level. Each customer's needs are unique and we take the time to listen, to ensure the solutions offered are in the customer's best interest. Long term relationships are our goal. At Big Sky Internet Design "You are more than just a customer"!
Breeder's Invitational is a non-profit corporation formed to promote and enhance the Cutting Horse industry by building another major event with a very large purse. In the first ten years the Breeder's Invitational has paid out nearly $15 million and is ranked as one of the major events in the industry.