Ronnie Rice

Ronnie Theresa Web

NCHA Hall of Famer
3 Time NCHA Futurity Champion

NCHA champion Ronnie Rice and his wife Theresa moved to Center Ranch in the spring of 2011 and we can't get enough of what they bring to the Center Ranch's growing horse program.

Ronnie Rice is a leading rider, having ridden horses to $4.8 million in NCHA earnings. Rice is also part of a select who's who of riders who have won the NCHA Futurity three times. He captured the 1998 title on Dainty Playgirl (Freckles Playboy x Dainty Lena x Smart Little Lena); again in 2001 with San Tule Freckles (Freckles Playboy x San Tule Lu x Peppy San Badger), the Reserve Champion Title on Jewel Bars Cat in 2011, and most recently with won the 2012 NCHA Co-Champion title on CR Tuff Hearted Cat (Woody Be Tuff X CR Cats Meow).

Rice’s NCHA Futurity Champion horses each earned in excess of $200,000. Among Rice’s other leading NCHA Futurity mounts are: Peptocandy, $147,617; Playboys Molly Mac, $98,263; Brigapep, $63,802; Dr Cuzin, $55,849; Pop A Top Pep, $54,385; Docs Super Wolf, $54,352; and Sheyssmartlittlelena, $54,158.

We look forward to seeing what his experience will bring to Center Ranch's already developed training program.

Currently Riding (2015)

'11 CR Too Tuff "L.T." 

'11 CR Missnjethro Woody "Jethro"

Since Joining the team at Center Ranch, Ronnie has ridden (ascending order):

2014 - '11 CR Missnjethro Woody LTE $40,317 (Woody Be Tuff X Missn Cats Meow) - Futurity Finalist - Ft. Worth Texas

2014 - '11 CR Too Tuff $2,652 (Woody Be Tuff X Brogans Fancy Cat) - The Ike Futurity Finalist -West Monroe, Louisiana 

2013 - CR Be Tuff Rey (Woody Be Tuff X Nurse Cheri Rey by Dual Rey) - Futurity - Ft. Worth Texas

2012 - '09 CR Tuff Hearted Cat LTE $274,097(Woody Be Tuff X CR Cats Meow) - Futurity Co-Champion December 2012 - Ft. Worth Texas

2011 - Jewel Bars Cat (High Brow Cat X Sprats Dualin Jewel) Futurity Reserve Champion December 2011 - Ft. Worth Texas 

Ronnie Rice on CR Tuff Hearted Cat. 2012 Futurity Co-Champion