Chicsdreamofdiamonds JMedows

Non-Pro Finalists Decided at NRHA Futurity

Chicsdreamofdiamonds JMedowsChicsdreamofdiamonds & Jack MedowsAfter the Dec. 1 Non-Pro consolation round at the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity, the Futurity Non-Pro finalists have been determined. The field of talented non-professional riders and their mounts guarantee the Dec. 2 Futurity Non-Pro finals will be a show worth watching.

In the first section of the Cinch NRHA Futurity Non-Pro qualifier, Jack Medows rode Chicsdreamofdiamonds (Magnum Chic Dream x Princess In Diamonds) to the highest score, a 217.5, in the Level 4 division. Meadows and the flashy palomino mare, owned by Medows’ mother, Amy, and nominated and bred by Clinton Anderson, held on to the lead following the completion of the go-round.

SLJSmartStep JVazquezSLJ Smart Step & Jose VazquezIn the third section, NRHA Million Dollar Rider Jose Vazquez equaled Medows’ score riding SLJ Smart Step, a palomino stallion by Wimpys Little Step and out of SLJ Smartlikewhinny, owned by Smart Like Juice Inc. and nominated by Xtra Quarter Horses LLC.

In Level 3, David McBurney closed his performance with a 215 riding Faceit Sheza Digger (Pale Face Dunnit x TC West Coast Wendi), a mare he owns and nominated.

In the second section of the Cinch Futurity Non-Pro, Italian Ewald Rifeser rode Petra Burger’s Colonel Chic Dream (Magnum Chic Dream x Princess Colonel), nominated and bred by Henry Knox, to a 214.5. In the third section, Sandra Bentien and Gotta Twist It Up (Spooks Gotta Whiz x Make It With A Twist) tied with Rifeser. The buckskin stallion is owned, and was bred and nominated by Bentien.

Tying to lead the Level 1 Non-Pro with a 212.5 were Marilou Paradis and Taylor Zimmerman. Paradis rode Dreaming Major (Howdy Major x Sheza Bueno Chic), a Sire & Dam offspring she owns and bred. Zimmerman rode Wimpys Little Jessie (Wimpys Little Step x Jessie Dot Tari), a mare owned, nominated and bred by Vaughn Zimmerman.

The Futurity Level 4 Non-Pro finalists are (in draw order):

  1. Customized My Gun & Mandy McCutcheon
  2. Duallin Guns & Cade McCutcheon
  3. Gold Digging Dunnit & Ginger Schmersal
  4. Shiney Workboots & Dr. Jim Morgan
  5. Spooked Out Chex & Kim Muehlstaetter
  6. Sparkin Dun It & Jordan Knudsen
  7. Gunnersspecialsister & Kelle Smith
  8. Dun Whiz Stars & Victor Gilson
  9. Spookin N Whizin & Andre De Bellefeuille
  10. One Last Nite & Mandy McCutcheon
  11. SLJ Smart Step & Jose Vazquez
  12. Xtra Winny Berry & Jesse Asmussen
  13. Bay Berry Shake & Jake Dahl
  14. Dreaming Major & Marilou Paradis
  15. Whizzen In The Wind & Annie Reynolds
  16. Spooks Baby Blues & Charlie Wiederholt
  17. Miss Top Whiz Dunit & Jessica Mullin
  18. Wimpys Little Jessie & Taylor Zimmerman
  19. Boomer With Attitude & Kristen Avila
  20. Spooks Smart Money & Harper Conner
  21. Slideomatic Spook & Gina Schumacher
  22. Whiz My Freckles & Cade McCutcheon
  23. Spooks N Jewels & Tish Fappani
  24. Special At Nite & Mandy McCutcheon
  25. Colonel Chic Dream & Ewald Rifeser
  26. Wimpydocsnotjoke & Jose Vazquez
  27. Stars At Midnite & Lindsey McCutcheon
  28. Gotta Shiney Whiz & Kelle Smith
  29. Faceit Sheza Digger & David McBurney
  30. Gotta Twist It Up & Sandra Bentien
  31. Chicsdreamofdiamonds & Jack Medows
  32. Xtra Step N Diamonds & Gina Schumacher