At just 16 years old, Lance Cooper has joined an elite group of Will Rogers Futurity Champions! Lance shares first place in the 2017 NCHA Ltd Non Pro Futurity with Ali Good, when they topped the final with a 222.
Lance rode Zen and Tonic, a horse he found himself just a month before the Futurity He told CHTO’s Simone Cobb part of skill is not getting nervous in the final.
Meanwhile, last rider of the final, 18-year-old Ali Good put in the ride of her life to match Lance’s 222. She rode Sneakish, he first major aged horse.
Ali told CHTO’s Simone Cobb she’s excited to continue showing the horse and credits her grandfather Bill Riddle with her success.