The was an enthusiastic crowd cheering on the youth competitors of the 2015 NCHA Summer Spectacular scholarship finals! Riders could borrow any horse to compete, which saw many proven horses enter into the fray and make for some great cutting action!
Cutting horse Training Online spoke with both he junior and senior winners below.
If cutting was judged on charisma, Ryan Rapp would be unbeatable!
But the young jokester won on pure skill yesterday when he took out the Junior Youth Scholarship Final at the National Cutting Horse Association Summer Spectacular.
He rode SpookysTimeToShine, and notched up the top score of the whole show so far, an impressive 229!
Fourteen year old Ryan spoke to CHTO’s Simone Cobb about his ride and future plans for his growing scholarship fund.
The crowd went wild when Cade Hansma hit some big stops to take out the Senior Youth Scholarship Final at the National Cutting Horse Association Summer Spectacular last night!
It was a winning combination of Cade’s youthful confidence and her horse Little Pepto Cat’s experience that saw them score a 225 for victory. Little Pepto Cat has won in excess of $300,000.
The $2,500 scholarship win is perfect timing for 18-year-old Cade, who will attend Weatherford College this fall. Cade and her Dad, Paul Hansma spoke to CHTO’s Simone Cobb.
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