Developing Horse Futurity Wraps Up at Tulsa Reining Classic

The Developing Horse Futurity is a place for trainers to show their 3-year-old horses that are not, for whatever reason, ready for the big Open Futurity at the Tulsa Reining Classic. Like last year, there were again so many entries at this year’s show that the class was divided into two sections, with each section […]

Colorado State Fair Celebrates Decade-Long Youth Freestyle Reining Competition

The 2017 Colorado State Fair is proud to announce the 10th anniversary of the Youth Championship Freestyle Reining horse show competition. This event features competitors aged 9-18 years old strutting their talent in front of the audience and judges in an effort to be crowned the winner. This traditional horse event is perfect entertainment for […]

Matt Mills to Present Non-Pro Clinic at Tulsa Reining Classic

The Tulsa Reining Classic has grown to be a super-show of massive import. Besides the array of limited-age events, the U.S. Equestrian Reining Championships, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) South Central Affiliate Region Finals and double slate of ancillary classes, there are tremendous learning opportunities.

Diabolo Dominates RMRHA Summer Slide

The Rocky Mountain Reining Horse Association (RMRHA) Summer Slide, held July 24-30 at the National Western Events Center in Denver, drew entries from all over the United States and Canada. The event hosted ancillary classes along with a futurity, which featured $96,250 in added money. The payout structure of the futurity was 40 percent to […]

2017 SVAG FEI World Reining Championships Junior and Young Rider Team Named

US Equestrian has named a group of up-and-coming athletes to the U.S. teams for the 2017 SVAG Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) World Reining Championships for Juniors and Young Riders, to be held Aug. 9-12 in Givrins, Switzerland. Platinum Performance will serve as the title sponsor for the junior and young rider teams at the inaugural championships.

Fappani and Hutchins Tie for 4-Year-Old Futurity Open Championship

During the Wild Card Reining Challenge 4-Year-Old Futurity Open, Gabe Hutchins rode Ladi With A Gun to a 219.5 from the 21st draw. The score topped the Level 4 Open and seemed like it would hold for the win, but then Legends West and Andrea Fappani marked the same score from the 32nd draw. There was a tie.

Tish Fappani Triumphs in Las Vegas

The second edition of the Wild Card Reining Challenge, held May 24 - 27 at the South Point Hotel and Casino, drew reiners of all kinds to Las Vegas. In addition to a full slate of ancillary classes, the event features a 4-year-old futurity.