(Photo by Shawn Hartman)

The NCTA Ranch Horse Team utilizes the horse and traditional ranch values to teach all members involved responsibility, respect, and integrity in addition to an individualized horse training philosophy.

Punchy in Pink Stock Horse Show

Push Goals (2020-2021):

Improve level of horsemanship

  • Positively represent NCTA and the Team
  • Provide opportunities for students to travel & experience new locations, people, & potential future direction
  • Build relationships with students, sponsors, competitors, community, youth, and organizations
  • Support local businesses & assist in bringing potential customers to our sponsors & local businesses
  • Actively participate in the Slidin Daze Ent. Stock Horse Series (SHTX affiliated)
  •  Assist in furthering a relationship between NCTA, other colleges and additional organizations
  • Continue to host an AQHA VRH/Slidin Daze Sanctioned Show (successfully hosted nationally sanctioned shows under ASHA/ CoWN in March 2015, 2016, hosted a nationally sanctioned show under SHTX/CoWN April 2017, and nationally sanctioned AQHA/Slidin Daze show in 2018 and 2019)

Long Term Goals:

  • Increase Nebraska involvement in stock horse competition

  • Provide opportunities for NE horsemen (youth & adults) to improve horsemanship skills
  • Continue to grow NE representation within stock horse organizations
  • Build a self-sustaining Team that can finance additional applied opportunities for members as well as the community
  • Support 2 full Teams for travel (12 riders)
  • Host additional AQHA VRH/stock horse sanctioned show
  • Collaborate with local & regional affiliates/related organizations & assist in growth of both

Ranch Horse Team event schedule

Ranch Horse Team portfolio