Warm Western Welcome!
**2016 STALLION STAKES AUCTION
The Stallion Stakes
Auction hosted by Western States CHA is fast
approaching. Get of purchased stallions will be
eligible for added incentive money in the Derby
portion of the Fall LAE held in October.
Bidding will begin on
the Western States website beginning January 15,
Stallions are being added to the offering
For more information contact Erin
McGinn at 303.570.0149 or
Watch for our ad in the
January Chatter and QH News.
NRR Ollie Tom Cat who was the Reserve Champion
of the Open Derby at the 35th Annual Augusta
Futurity & Classic held Jan 17-23 in Augusta,
GA. Ollie is owned by Jerry Ward of the North
Ridge Ranch, SD and ridden by Tracy Barton. Way
to represent WSCHA.
We have several at
the big show in Ft. Worth. Congratulations and
Best of Luck to those who are participating in
the Futurity and World Finals.
2016 spring schedule
is listed on our website under
13-14 Douglas County Fairgrounds, Castle Rock,
March 11-12-13 The Ranch Loveland, CO
April 16-17 Douglas County Fairgrounds, Castle
membership applications & 2016 Affiliate show
applications are available under
REQUIREMENTS FROM NCHA:
2016, joint memberships will not be available & individuals
will be required to purchase separate memberships. Any
ownership entity listed on a horse’s registration papers
will be required to have a separate membership in order for
the horse to compete in any NCHA class. Any individual
competing must have a separate membership.
Example: If ownership of a horse is Bob & Sue Smith
Partnership and neither show, then the membership is Bob &
Sue Smith Partnership
If only he shows they have options: Pay Bob membership & Pay
OR pay bob membership and pay Bob & Sue
Smith Partnership membership.
If they only want to pay one membership, then transfer horse
into only Bob’s name.
DON’T GET CAUGHT
CHECK YOUR EARNINGS!! CHECK YOUR HORSES EARNINGS!!
Don’t get in a class that you are not eligible for……
Western States Cutting Horse Association (WSCHA) was
incorporated in the state of Colorado in August of 1950 with
the purpose to interest horsemen in the breeding
training of their horses for the sport of cutting. And that
is still our purpose today. Please join us at one of our
The 2016 Western Nationals will be held in Denver, Colorado.
We need to all work to make this the best ever. The Denver
location drew entries from 23 states proving that Denver is
a central location for NCHA members in the western part of
the United States. Riding to the herd at any affiliate show
in 2015 meets the necessary qualifications to enter either
the 2016 Eastern or Western National Championship shows.
Beginning in 2015: To be eligible for
year-end awards you must be a WSCHA member. You must attend
50% of all WSCHA produced and approved class/ shows.
(October 4-5, 2014 at Loveland & October 25-26 at Garden
City are included in the 2015 standings)
Non ProDerby reserve/ President Robin Hays & Robert
Borick at our fall LAE held in Loveland Co October
Champ NP derby Robin Hays & Rick Croft
NP Classic champ Bill Lacy & Robin Hays
What a great bunch of kids we had at the WSCHA show
in Loveland October 4-5. On their own they decided
to PINK out for October breast cancer awareness!! We
are so proud of our kids
An Evening of Dancing Horses
at the National Western Stock Show, 2014
Pietrafeso family riding their cutting horses in a fun