Tulare was a horse with heart.
With determination and some friendly tough love from a former National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity finals rival, Jesse Asmussen clinched the National Reining Horse Association CINCH Level 4 and 3 Non-Pro Championship on Saturday at the State Fair Park in Oklahoma. Asmussen and Ruf Style Of Play, and Luca Fappani and Gotta Get Diamonds […]
Over the past three days of competition, the top 3-year-old reining horses and their riders from across the country have vied for a spot in the finals of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Non-Pro division. With the conclusion of Tuesday, December 3rd’s preliminary round, most of the field is set for the CINCH […]
At Elementa Masters Premiere Non-Pro compeition the stands were packed and all tables were taken as the public flocked to watch the second section of the impressive Non Pro Class. The arena lit up on the second day of Elementa Masters Premiere to host an impressive field of 107 participants fired up and ready to […]
11-year-old stallion Chics Smoking and rider Morey Fisk narrowly beat the world’s leading ladies Ann Fonck and Cira Baeck with a thunderous 226.5 that thrilled the packed stands in the Elementa Masters Premiere Open competition. The 45-year-old Canadian — who came to Europe for a short stay in 1994 and has been here ever since […]
Gunna Get Tipsy and Vanessa Strotmann were just one pair who picked up big checks in Nampa, Idaho, during the Low Roller Reining Classic, held Oct. 9-12.
Prior to the Arizona Reining Horse Association Best of the West reining, held Oct. 1-6 in Scottsdale, Arizona, Cori Vokoun and Humble And Kind had only done a couple schooling classes. The mare had been shown by trainer Kari Klingenberg at the High Roller Reining Classic, where they tied for seventh in Level 3 and […]
After the Arizona Reining Horse Association Best of the West reining, held Oct. 1-6 at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Arizona, the Fappani family had a lot of reasons to celebrate. Andrea, an Equi-Stat Elite $5 Million Rider, took first and second in the Lucky 21 Futurity Level 4 Open, and his son Luca rode Spooks N […]
The Million Dollar Invitational was billed as the biggest event in the history of reining. The Las Vegas event, held Aug. 17 during The Run For A Million horse show (TRFAM), didn’t disappoint. Twelve of the most successful trainers in the sport were invited to compete for a $1 million payout, and they rode a […]
With big paychecks and a ticket to next year’s Million Dollar Invitational on the line, the stakes were high at the Run For A Million today.