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Rebecca Drake and her One Red Mist take control on their way to the 50K Amateur title at the El Rancho Spring Classic in Rancho Murieta April 27-30.


A Spring Classic at the MEC


R special to the horsetrader


ANCHO MURIETA—The El Rancho Cut ing Horse Association, an NCHA Affi liate, prides itself on promoting


one of the last outdoor cut ings on the West Coast. Competitors come from all over the Western U.S. to compete at one of the pre- mier cut ing facilities. This year’s event paid out a $102,000 to


competitors. With over 761 entries, the facility was packed with athletes, horses and excited spectators. The exhibitors and their horses enjoyed beautiful spring weather in ranging from 70 to 80 degrees. Carol Ward and crew go to great lengths


to make the event a fun-fi lled show, with hosted exhibitor’s party, pancake breakfast and more. A unique and inspirational component to this popular cut ing results in the West


Continued on page 24 Tim Smith takes Cowan Ranch’s


Disco Crat to the El Rancho Spring Classic Open Circuit Championship.


Kylie Kaufmann enjoys her Senior Youth Championship aboard Duck On A Chain, owned by Tom Kaufmann.


John O’Hara photo


John O’Hara photo


John O’Hara photo


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