This is the largest international broadcast rights deal in the history of American Western sports.
With $1,000,000 up for grabs, the competition in 2024 promises to be fierce as industry athletes push the boundaries of their disciplines.
On January 8 Teton Ridge announced the teams that riders would compete on for The American Performance Horseman 2024.
Five of the National Reining Horse Association’s most accomplished athletes will compete for $1 million in prize money at The American Performance Horseman (TAPH) presented by Teton Ridge in March.
All year, riders have been scraping their way to the highest year-end earnings at weekend show, small futurities and triple crown events.
FS1 will bring fans The American Contender Tournament Regional Finals and Finals competitions throughout January and February 2024, providing fans with the opportunity to cheer on the Contender athletes as they try to punch their ticket to the Crown Jewel of Rodeo in Arlington, Texas.
The top five earning riders from the NRCHA in 2023 will be attending The American Performance Horseman on March 8 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX.
Recently, each association announced their top money-earning riders leading the race, they'll have until the end of the year to make the Top 5.
The inaugural The American Performance Horseman, featuring American Quarter Horses, saw individual and team winners.
Two National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Horse of the Year winners are among those pointed at The American Performance Horseman.