For your chance to win a sterling silver necklace with stirrup charm valued at $190, kindly donated by EJ & Co Jewellery, simply purchase a copy of the 2014 NCHA Men of Cutting Calendar before Fri 20 Dec 2013 to go in the draw. All proceeds from the sale of the calendars are going to 12 charities. Plus the Calendar makes a great Christmas present! (To purchase, please refer to link below or phone the Office on 02 6765 9356).
The NCHA is delighted to announce that Greg Sinclair of Tamworth will take up the position of General Manager. Greg will officially start with the NCHA on Monday 16 December. On behalf of the NCHA Board of Directors and Staff, we would like to congratulate Greg on his appointment and look forward to seeing him in the office soon.
The first go-round of the Open Futurity in Fort Worth has been completed with several Aussies faring well. Please find a list below the top 5 placing Australians.
Attention members: For the 2014 Breeders Incentive Show, horses will enter these events according to their age as of 1st August 2013. This will apply to all events, the Open Derby, Open Classic Challenge, Non Pro Derby and the Non Pro Classic Challenge.
The American NCHA Futurity kicks off Thurs 21 Nov (US time) in Fort Worth, Texas, and we wish all of our Aussie competitors the very best of luck. We know you'll do us proud and we look forward to hearing your results over the coming weeks.
The NCHA has 53 affiliates that conduct shows, practice days and clinics throughout Australia. All levels of competition (including youth classes) are catered for with over 200 shows throughout Australia. These shows occur in Brisbane, Melbourne and at Sydney Royals and culminates with the NCHA National Finals in Tamworth, New South Wales. High Point Awards are highly prized and competitors travel many kilometres to achieve success.
The showcase of Cutting is the NCHA Futurity held every May/June in Tamworth. The Futurity has grown into the richest three year old performance horse event in the Southern Hemisphere. It incorporates the best cutting seen anywhere, the largest country/western rural trade display outside the metropolitan areas, restaurants, bars, big screen, live country music entertainers, and the NCHA Select Cutting Horse Sale which auctions some of the best bred performance horses in Australia.