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Shine Plum Shine & Andrea Fappani • Photo by Waltenberry

Shine Plum Shine Sparkles at Cactus Reining Classic

Andrea Fappani, an Equi-Stat Elite $5 Million Rider and 2018 Equi-Stat Reining Open Rider of the Year, added a sixth Cactus Reining Classic Derby Open title to his collection as he rode Shine Plum Shine to victory in the Derby Level 4 Open at the Scottsdale, Arizona show. The 5-year-old gelding (Shine Chic Shine x Plum Reyning […]
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Mandy McCutcheon Slides to Cactus Reining Classic Non-Pro Title

At the Cactus Reining Classic, held March 20-24 in Scottsdale, Arizona, Mandy McCutcheon felt blessed to win the Derby Level 4 Non-Pro Championship on Me And Julio (PT), a 5-year-old Paint gelding owned by McCutcheon and her husband, Tom. It was the second Cactus Reining Classic Derby title McCutcheon had won at the event. In […]
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Gunnaout Shine Ya Posts Brilliant Win at Oklahoma Ride & Slide

Brian Bell had a lot to celebrate as he sipped his martini in celebration of his win at the Oklahoma Reining Horse Association Ride & Slide. His choice of drink was deliberate as he toasted the win to the horse they called “Martini,” a gelding named Gunnaout Shine Ya. Owned by Rolling Hills Ranch, of […]
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Great Southwest Equestrian Center, Home of the NRBC, to Require 7-Day Health Certificates

During the Texas Winter Series at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center (GSEC), which ended Feb. 24, two horses developed fevers of unknown origin. The facility followed its isolation protocol, which requires horses with elevated temperatures to be immediately removed from the premises.  It also reached out to the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine […]
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Austrian Reining Horse Association Futurity Set For August

The 2019 Austrian Reining Horse Association Futurity and NRHA show will feature $80,000 in added money. The show continues to be one of the top reining events in Europe. The show, which is slated for Aug. 21-24, will be held at H & D Quarter Horses in Wiener Neustadt, Austria. The Austrian Reining Horse Association Futurity […]