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2017 NCHA World Finals

Brian Pearse Claims 2017 NCHA $35,000 Non Pro World Final

December 6th, 2017 by Simone Cobb

With just a few years of cutting under his belt, Brian Pearse claimed the 2017 NCHA $35,000 Non Pro World Championship in Fort Worth. Brian, who is from Alberta, Canada, rode Reyd to claim victory with $10,812 in total earnings.

Brian was Reserve World Champion last year in the $2,000 Limited Rider.

He told CHTO’s Simone Cobb, his trainer Mike Wood has been a great coach.


April Widman Victorious in 2017 NCHA Non Pro World Final

December 5th, 2017 by Simone Cobb

April Widman was on top of the world when she took out the 2017 NCHA Non Pro World Championship!

April and Woodys Baby came into the finals with an $11,000 lead, but was still within reach of Kylie Rice. However, from the first go round where April scored a 228, she proved she was going to be too tough to beat.

It’s April’s second world title, and she told CHTO’s Simone Cobb, she’s hit her peak and plans on hauling again next year. April will be inducted into the Non Pro Hall Of Fame this year and hopes to get Woodys Baby awarded as well.


Tyler Delange Clinches 2017 NCHA $25,000 Novice Non Pro World Final

December 4th, 2017 by Simone Cobb

In his first year hauling, Tyler Delange has won the 2017 NCHA $25,000 Novice Non Pro World Championship in Fort Worth.

Tyler took Louis The Cat on the road and to the Finals to win the title. Remarkably, the Stud claimed both the Non Pro and Open Championships this year.

Tyler told CHTO’s Simone Cobb Louis The Cat put in some 300 shows throughout the year and never missed a beat!


Jason Reed Victorious At 2017 NCHA $50K Amateur World Finals

December 4th, 2017 by Simone Cobb

It was a dream come true for Jason Reed from Faith, South Dakota when he clinched the 2017 NCHA $50,000 Amateur World Championship in Fort Worth.

Jason rode Chitas Cat Merada throughout the year and in the finals, totaling $67,070 in earnings.

Jason told CHTO’s Simone Cobb, while he loves the bright lights and big crowds at the Finals, some of his most enjoyable moments of the year was simply heading down the road to a small show with his wife.


Steven Schlesinger Dominates 2017 NCHA 5K Novice World Final

December 4th, 2017 by Simone Cobb

It was a satisfied Steven Steve Schlesinger who took out the 2017 NCHA $5,000 Novice World Championship aboard Check Counter in Fort Worth. Steve held off Mike Wood in the finals to win the title on the horse he took to the Futurity final four years ago. Steven told CHTO’s Simone Cobb he was very grateful to his family for supporting his bid for the Worlds over the past year.


Ron Davis Named 2017 NCHA $5,000 Novice Non Pro World Champion

December 4th, 2017 by Simone Cobb

Ron Davis from Morgan Mill, TX was thrilled to be named the 2017 NCHA $5,000 Novice Non Pro World Champion in Fort Worth.
Ron earned the buckle on Kits Little Headlinr, a horse he bred by Cats Headliner.
Ron finished the year with $45,481 in earnings, some $8,000 ahead of Reserve Champion Dana Azevedo.


Casey Crouch Takes Out 2017 NCHA 25K Novice World Title

December 3rd, 2017 by Simone Cobb

Casey Crouch claimed his second World Title when he took out the 2017 NCHA $25,000 Novice World Championship in Fort Worth.
Casey rode Louis The Cat, a stud that remarkably won two World titles at the same event this year! The horse also claimed the $25,000 Novice Non-Pro with Tyler Delange.

An emotional Casey told CHTO’s Simone Cobb it was a privilege to show the horse.


Austin Shepard Wins 2nd NCHA World Championship!

December 3rd, 2017 by Simone Cobb

What hasn’t this man accomplished? There’s few titles, if any, that Austin Shepard hasn’t won. He’s now started winning them twice! Austin claimed the 2017 NCHA World Championship aboard Deluxe Checks, his second such title and set a record for the most money won in World Finals history, some $146,977.

While Austin came into the finals with a $15,000 lead, Tatum Rice could have snuck past him, after the pair spent much of the year dueling it out. But Austin quickly wrapped up the Finals scoring 233 in two go-rounds.

He told CHTO’s Simone Cobb he owes much of his success to his team, with special mention to his two year old trainer Seth Holcombe.


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