Winners of the Best Remuda Award
Winners of the AQHA Best Remuda Award
The fascinating histories of the winners of ranching's most prestigious award.
Muleshoe Ranch takes pride in the horses it produces. That’s because they are cow horses for cowboys.
Four Sixes Ranch
Meet the 1993 Best Remuda Winner.
Moorhouse Ranch, Texas
Edward’s youngest son, Togo, purchased land in the 1930s that would grow into the operation that is today Moorhouse Ranch Co. Story by Jim Jennings
Silver Spur Operating Company
The Zoetis AQHA Best Remuda winner Silver Spur Operating Co. celebrates both tradition and innovation.
Established in 1886, Babbitt Ranches is one of the largest and most historic ranches in Arizona.
S Ranch Ltd.
Today, the S Ranch is still owned and operated by the Scott family – John Scott Jr., John Scott III, Jim Scott, Maggie Scott Brown and Sissy Scott Croft are all general partners of the 227,000-acre ranch.
Tule Ranch, Texas
The Cogdell family has made a name for itself in two areas – ranch horses and cutting horses.
Haythorn Ranch Co.
In the Sandhills of west central Nebraska, this award-winning ranch has continually produced top cow horses for almost 70 years.
Tongue River Ranch
Good cow horses are what you find on Tongue River Ranch.
Van Norman Ranches Inc.
The Van Norman family is a steward of the land and prides itself in continuing the traditions set forth by their parents and grandparents, the late Charlie and Della Van Norman.
W.H. Green Cattle Co.
Henry Green said that when his father stepped down from the train, he was the maddest man that Henry had ever seen. And the thing about it, he was mad at Henry.
Lacey Livestock Co.
Almost everyone’s vision of a desert is that of a dry, sandy area, almost void of vegetation and with unrelenting heat. That’s not necessarily so — especially in the winter and early spring.
Douglas Lake Cattle Co.
Douglas Lake Cattle Co. is a town of itself. It has a store, post office, school and church. It’s also the largest ranch in Canada.
Spade Ranch, Texas
Spade Ranches President and CEO John Welch grew up horseback but admits that as a teenager riding saddle broncs in rodeos, his main interest in horses was how hard one would buck. Finally, after listening to his uncle, American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame member Buster Welch, John started riding cutting horses.
On more than a million acres in New Mexico and California sits one of the largest cattle operations in the world. That cattle operation also plays host to one of the top Quarter Horse breeding programs for the production of ranch horses.
Matador Ranch brands its horses with a 50 on the left hip, a tradition that goes back for more than 100 years.
Fifty-five years of selective breeding have gone into the ranch horses that wear the Flying B brand.
CS Cattle Company
Meet the 2000 Best Remuda winner.
Haythorn Land & Cattle Company
Meet the 1992 Best Remuda Winner.
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Learn more about the 1995 Best Remuda Winner.
Bar B Ranch
Meet the 1996 Best Remuda Winner.
R.A. Brown Ranches
Meet the 1997 Best Remuda Winner.
Pitchfork Land and Cattle Company
Learn more about the 1998 Best Remuda Winner.
Learn more about the 1999 Best Remuda Winner.