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Horse Hall of Fame

Connecting the past with the present.

NYCHA Horse Hall of Fame

The NYCHA Horse Hall of Fame aims to give the cutting horses heavily involved within the NYCHA greater recognition. In 2021, the NYCHA Senior Youth Board of Directors and the NCHA Executive Committee adopted the NYCHA Horse Hall of Fame. The first class of inductees was selected and awarded at the 2022 NYCHA Awards Banquet.

The 2022 NYCHA Hall of Fame Inductees include:

  • Cats Rascal
  • Dry Oil
  • GS Zans Cat
  • Nutn Buta Houndog
  • Smart Frosty Cat
  • Work Smooth

The 2023 NYCHA Horse Hall of Fame inductees include:

  • Big Shoes to Phil
  • Dually Lena
  • Velvets Revolver
  • Peppys Bo Diddley
  • Brinks Banker
  • A Cat Named Sue

What youth horse present and/or past do you think deserves to be in the NYCHA Horse Hall of Fame? Please complete the submission form provided and submit your nominations to NYCHA Horse Hall of Fame Selection Committee Chair, Mrs. Tara Gaines at, no later than Friday, March 1, 2024.

Forms & Resources

Please be sure to submit form before the March 1, 2024 deadline!

Horse Hall of Fame Nomination

Due Date: March 1, 2024

The NYCHA Awards Program is dedicated to celebrating excellence, promoting sportsmanship, and fostering the continued growth and success of youth participants in the thrilling world of cutting horse competition.


NYCHA Hall of Fame
NYCHA Horse Hall of Fame
Levels of Excellence Award Program
Rafter P Youth Award
A Friend of the NYCHA Award
Todd Drummond Memorial Award