The Foundation: The Top Hands Behind the Trainers
Even the best ropers—and horse trainers—in the world have some serious backup in the top hands who put the outside rides on their young horses. From ranch cowboys to cow horse trainers to cutters, there are trainers behind the trainers who make top futurity horses, world champions and just true winners. Their styles are as different as the men themselves, but their results are gold buckles, gold globes and all-around great horses.
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Horse of the Year DT Sugar Chex Whiz Set to Make NFR Debut With Worley in Round 7
Dixon Flowers' Rope Horses DT Sugar Chex Whiz—an AQHA World Champion and the newly crowned Purina Horse of the Year—will make her first run at the Thomas & Mack in Round 7.
Blue Berry Please and Andy Holcomb Run Away with ARHFA World Championship in Open Heading
California's Andy Holcomb piloted 6-year-old gelding Blue Berry Please to the 2019 American Rope Horse Futurity Association Open Heading World Title.
Dixon Flowers’ DT Sugar Chex Whiz Adds Purina Heel Horse of the Year Title to Already Impressive Resume
Billie Jack Saebens' main mount in 2019—AQHA World Champion DT Sugar Chex Whiz—earned the Purina Heel Horse of the Year title, as voted on by the top heelers in the world.