Published 09/24/2014 - 12:51 p.m. CDT

"The AQHA world will miss this beautiful mare and her contribution to the show world is without question," owner, Jay McLennan states.
GoHorseShow is sad to report that one of the all-time great mares, Dont Skip Ms Hotrod, fondly known by many as "Oprah," was euthanized on Tuesday due to complications associated with old age. The gorgeous black mare was 19. Her striking looks, movement and consistency in the show pen earned her a well-deserved spot in the National Snaffle Bit Futurity Hall of Fame in 2006.

Rating: 21
Published 08/17/2014 - 12:00 p.m. CDT

Kamanyawannadance won his first two world championship titles on Sunday with Ryan Painter in the irons in NSBA Open Working Hunter and NSBA Senior Hunter Hack. Photo © NSBA.COM
The National Snaffle Bit Association jumped into the final day of its World Championship Show experiencing a 22 percent increase in entries for its over fence classes. Saturday, NSBA hosted an AQHA and Special Event Over Fences show, and the final day of the world show featured NSBA World Show classes along with an AQHA Special Event held concurrently.

Rating: 27
Published 08/17/2014 - 8:00 a.m. CDT

My picture of the day is exactly what most barns were doing this evening.. celebrating the successes of a great week!
Hi Everyone! My name is Meg DePalma from Martinez, Georgia. I'm here in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the NSBA World Championship Show showing my hunter under saddle mare, Good Marecedes, and my new all-around horse, My Dream Remembered. I am also going to be your go to for the picture of the day. Check out my picture from the fourth day of the show.

Rating: 29
Published 08/17/2014 - 5:15 a.m. CDT

Bye Tulsa! "So as we head home, we are pretty satisfied with the week – even if it did wear us out," Breanne states.
GoHorseShow is thrilled to have The Porter Sisters of Pilot Point, Texas reporting from the NSBA World Show this week. At Highrange Ranch, the mission is to breed and raise top quality prospects by their stallion, Hubba Hubba Huntin. Both enjoy showing the horses they have raised, including those they will be showing at the NSBA World Championship Show: Hesa Hot Hubba, No Doubt Im Best, Invy The Best, and Hubbout An Invite. 

Rating: 30
Published 08/16/2014 - 8:45 a.m. CDT

In the Hunter Under Saddle arena, Beth Case piloted Not Just Anyhoo to the world champion title for Rebekah L Kazakevicius, of Ocala, Florida, in the Two Year Old Open Hunter Under Saddle.

2014 marks the ninth annual NSBA World Championship Show located in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the Built Ford Tough Livestock Complex. NSBA will offer all-breed classes over seven days from August 9-17 and pay out in excess of $500,000 in cash and prizes. In addition to the World Show classes, the NSBA Breeders Championship Futurity will offer 46 classes.

Rating: 22
Published 08/07/2014 - 11:46 p.m. CDT

Gentry Cherry won the hunt seat equitation world championship in impressive style. Photo © NSBA.COM

Two young ladies earned back-to-back world championships in their events, having earned world champion titles in 2013 in their respective classes. Katerina Mendel showed Willys On The Green (shown at left) to his second world champion title and the NSBA bronze in Hunter Under Saddle, besting 117 entries, while Hillary Roberts successfully defended her world title and won the NSBA trophy in Western Pleasure aboard Whatscookngoodlookin in a class of 91 competitors.

Published 06/28/2014 - 1:34 p.m. CDT

Carl Yamber rides OHK Krymsun Goodbar to the win in the No Bridle Crisis Fund Western Pleasure Saturday afternoon at the Tom Powers Triple Challenge Futurity. Photo © Megan McMullen

Carl Yamber rides OHK Krymsun Goodbar to the win in the No Bridle Crisis Fund Western Pleasure Saturday afternoon at the Tom Powers Triple Challenge Futurity. It was his second time in the saddle since his stroke last November. 

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Rating: 13
Published 06/27/2014 - 10:31 a.m. CDT

Gil Galyean pictured here participating in the Bridle-Less class. Photo © Megan McMullen
The Tom Powers Triple Challenge Futurity continued into its second day on Friday with bright sunshine and named several futurity champions and co-champions. The day started with three Longe Line classes followed by Hunter Under Saddle and Western Pleasure classes on the schedule.

Rating: 13
Published 06/17/2014 - 2:19 p.m. CDT

The class featured $20,000 added, with first place paying $9.920.00. Photo © NSBA.COM

Rusty Green and Rock County Kid continued their winning ways by earning the biggest check of the day in the Three and Four Year Old $1,000 Novice Horse Western Pleasure during Monday's A Little Futurity. Green and Rocky earned $13,760 for owner Sharnai Thompson. "He just keeps getting better," Green said following the class. "We had a really great go. He felt great."

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Rating: 12