The NCHA produces six shows each year:
NCHA Championship Futurity for 3-year-old horses which have not been shown.
NCHA Super Stakes divisions for 4-year-old and 5-/6-year-old horses sired by subscribed stallions.
NCHA Super Stakes Subscribed Stallions
NCHA Super Stakes Foal Nominations
NCHA Super Stakes Stallion Subscription form
NCHA Summer Spectacular presented by Great American Insurance. Divisions for 4-year-old and 5-/6-year-old horses.
NCHA World Championship Finals. Fifteen Entries are taken in both the Open and Non-Pro Championship classes, based on the Top Standings from each class.
Eastern National Championships presented by The 6666 Ranch. Contestants in NCHA's affiliate or area standings are eligible to compete in the 12 approved Championship classes.
Western National Championships presented by The 6666 Ranch. Contestants in NCHA's affiliate or area standings are eligible to compete in the 12 approved Championship classes.
In addition, NCHA organizes NCHA Weekend during which shows are held for all 25 NCHA Regions in the USA and Canada.
Lookup horse and rider earnings. NCHA Produced Event Publication, Flyer and Advertising Policy
Don Philen Passes
Don Philen passed away in his sleep after a short illness on July 4, 2018. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on November 5, 1933.Philen was a VP banker at Atlanta airport branch, owned his own western store, property manager, rancher, NCHA Judge and videographer. It was his property manager job that moved him from Atlanta, Georgia to Waco, Texas in 1986, where he meet his wife Martha (Soukup) Philen and they were married on November 5, 1986. Philen got started in the horse business, with his children David, Donna, Daryl and Dana by taking them to play days. As owner of the local western store, he realized he was competing against his customers, so he made the switch to cutting and fell in love with it. They bought a small ranch in Waco, Texas, where he continued to do property management, cutting, judging and videoing.Don was a longtime NCHA member and was the videographer for many NCHA shows; includingFort Worth Stock Show, Waco Texas Futurity, Three Amigos Cutting, and many shows produced by Michelle Lynn Holsey and Dana Parker.Philen and his wife have touched so many lives through videoing NCHA shows. Many of the youth cutters and newbies to our sport received mailed dvd’s of their runs from the Philen’s always with a complimentary copy noted on the invoice.
The Philen family would like to thank Providence Hospital, Doctors, Nurses and Hospice for their help. Per Don’s wishes there will be no service. However, condolences may be sent to his wife, Martha Philen at:
9370 N. Hwy. 6
Crawford TX 76638.
Our condolences go out to Martha and the Philen family during this difficult time. Don’s excitement and passion will be deeply missed throughout the industry.