NCHA and Monaco Rare Coins announce partnership

Monaco Rare Coins becomes the Official Gold, Silver and Rare Coin Buyer and Seller of the NCHA

The National Cutting Horse Association is pleased to announce a marketing partnership with Monaco Rare Coins to be named the “Exclusive Gold, Silver and Rare Coin Buyer and Seller” of the NCHA.

Monaco Rare Coins’ marketing partnership will involve a number of exciting activations, which include digital and social media engagement with NCHA fans and members and a retail booth at the NCHA Triple Crown (Fort Worth, TX) and the NCHA Western National (Scottsdale, AZ) where fans will be able to learn more and purchase gold and silver rare coins.

“We are excited to announce this new marketing partnership with our friends at Monaco Rare Coins,” said NCHA President Chuck Smith. “We believe their unique products are perfectly targeted for the NCHA fans and members.”

Monaco’s Vice President and Numismatic Expert, Adam Crum, has his own personal history within the cutting horse world, which proved to be key to this new marketing partnership. “I couldn’t be more proud to have Monaco Rare Coins partnering with NCHA, a leader in the equine sports world,” said Mr. Crum. “My connection to the NCHA goes back to the late 1960s. Following the sport always reminds me how much I love the horses, the sport, and the people. When this marketing opportunity presented itself, I knew it was a perfect fit.”

NCHA is currently in its 70th year and strives to consistently honor the heritage of the cutting horse industry. The partnership with Monaco Rare Coins correlates with each company’s vision and mission and speaks to the commitment of tradition upheld by cutting fans.

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About the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA)
The NCHA features two great athletes: One horse and one rider must act as one unit to form a symbolic competition team. They are equals in the competition, anticipating the other’s actions, which is accomplished by intensive training during which both the horse and the rider learn to move in tandem. It truly is a sport that demands both physical and mental prowess in both athletes.

Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the National Cutting Horse Association is globally influential with members around the world. The NCHA governs the sport sanctioning over 1,800 events annually with over $36,000,000 in prize money. The organization’s premier events include the NCHA Triple Crown, the NCHA Mercuria World Finals, and the NCHA Youth World Finals events held in Fort Worth TX. The Mercuria World Series of Cutting is held at eight (8) locations throughout North America. Locations include South Point Casino in Las Vegas, Calgary Stampede, Houston Livestock Show & Ohio Quarter Horse Congress, as well as three NCHA National events in Jackson, MI; Scottsdale, AZ; and Denver, CO.

Bar RR Ranches support Amateur finals

Finalists in the Rios of Mercedes Amateur classes at the 2016 NCHA Summer Spectacular presented by Great American Insurance will will find the payoffs enhanced by Bar RR Ranches of Bartonville, Texas.

Bar RR Ranches, the home of royally bred stallion Crimson Bet (Metallic Cat x Bet Yer Blue Boons), has added a total of $10,000 to the Rios of Mercedes Amateur purses. The money will be split evenly, with $2,500 going to each class:

  • Rios of Mercedes NCHA Derby Amateur presented by Bar RR Ranches.
  • Rios of Mercedes NCHA Derby Unlimited Amateur presented by Bar RR Ranches.
  • Rios of Mercedes NCHA Classic Challenge Amateur presented by Bar RR Ranches.
  • Rios of Mercedes NCHA Classic Challenge Unlimited Amateur presented by Bar RR Ranches.

In addition, Jim Haworth of Southwest City, Missouri; and James Bankston of Fort Worth, Texas, are contributing $500 each to Rios of Mercedes Amateur purse at the 2016 NCHA Summer Spectacular.

Sponsors enhance NCHA Triple Crown payouts

The National Cutting Horse Association has welcomed the support of three new purse sponsors at NCHA’s Triple Crown events.

Fults Ranch of Amarillo, Texas, the home of Metallic Cat, will contribute $25,000 to the winner’s paycheck in the 4-year-old Open division of the NCHA Super Stakes this spring. Faith Mountain Ranch will add $25,000 to the winner’s check in the 5/6-year-old Open division of the NCHA Super Stakes Classic. And Circle Y Ranch will add $25,000 to the winner’s check in the 4-year-old Open division of the NCHA Derby, held during the NCHA Summer Cutting Spectacular.

The NCHA Super Stakes, which will be held in Fort Worth, Texas March 24-April 16, and the NCHA Derby, scheduled for July in Fort Worth, complete the Triple Crown, which began with last December’s NCHA Futurity. .

Metallic Cat, who won the 2008 NCHA Futurity and was the top money earner of his age group in NCHA Triple Crown events, has already sired earners of nearly $6 million from just three crops to compete. His offspring include Stevie Rey Von, winner of the 2015 NCHA Futurity.

Faith Mountain Ranch is a spiritual retreat based in Boerne, in the scenic Texas Hill Country.

Circle Y Ranch of Millsap, Texas, is the home of NCHA Hall of Fame Horse and $2 million sire Im Countin Checks. Circle Y is also renowned for their elite band of broodmares, with produce earnings of more than $6 million.

As cutting’s most prestigious competitions, the NCHA Triple Crown events typically pay out more than $8 million annually to contestants from around the world.

For more information about the National Cutting Horse Association, visit or call (817) 244-6188.

NCHA welcomes Bayer HealthCare LLC, Animal Heath Division as a corporate partner

Bayer HealthCare LLC, Animal Health Division, one of the most recognizable brands in animal health, has joined the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) corporate partner group as an official animal health care product provider.

“Partnering with a brand with the excellent credentials of Bayer Animal Health is exciting for NCHA,” said NCHA Executive Director Jim Bret Campbell. “Their investment in the cutting horse industry is reflective of the sports current use of their products as well as the potential growth for the Bayer Animal Health brand in one of the most demanding of equine sports.”

Bayer Animal Health provides a trio of products to the horse industry, including its cornerstone product Legend® (hyaluronate sodium) Injectable Solution, which is used in the treatment of joint dysfunction of the carpus or fetlock due to non-infectious synovitis associated with equine osteoarthritis. In addition, cutting horse owners will find effective uses for Marquis® (15% w/w ponazuril) Antiprotozoal Oral Paste for the treatment of Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM), and for wound treatment, products such as equitrX® Wound Healing Spray Gel or equitrX® Corneal Repair Gel Drops, are sold.

“Bayer Animal Health works closely with veterinarians and other professionals in the horse industry to ensure that its products continue to provide an effective and safe level of treatment solutions,” said Scott King, DVM, equine products manager. “The cutting horse is a uniquely talented animal with specific needs that Bayer has the ability to address and it is looking forward to building its relationship with NCHA and its members.”

Grace Ranch continues partnership with NCHA

NCHA is proud to announce its continued partnership with Grace Ranch as a corporate partner and title sponsor of the NCHA Youth World Finals.

Home of the 2007 NCHA Futurity Open Champion and 2008 NCHA Open Horse of the Year, High Brow CD, Grace Ranch, Jennings. La., has offered continuous support to the NCHA and the NYCHA. Owned by Chris and Staci Thibodeaux, the family extends their southern hospitality every year during the NCHA Super Stakes by hosting the popular Cajun Cutters Party. With Grace Ranch-raised catfish, and other Louisiana cuisine items paired with live music, the Cajun Cutters party is an event that Super Stakes patrons look forward to year after year.

“The National Cutting Horse Association is fortunate to have people like the Thibodeauxs committed to not only promoting cutting, but also enjoying it through family oriented activities, which is what cutting is all about,” said NCHA Executive Director Jim Bret Campbell. “Their generous support is greatly appreciated, and we look forward to partnering with them again in 2014.”

High Brow CD (High Brow Cat x Sweet Little CD x CD Olena), also known as “Wendel,” quickly became a fan favorite when he made his debut in 2007 with Austin Shepard at the NCHA Futurity. The two went on to claim $542,101 during the stallion’s show career. High Brow CD’s first foal crop hit the show pen in 2013 and have since earned more than $700,000.