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Baruch and Salgado Share SWRHA Futurity Open Championships

fsalgado ybaruchLoveya and Fernando Salgado (left) scored a 224 to tie Spooks Show Time and Yonathan Baruch (right) for the SWRHA Futurity Levels 4 and 3 Open championships. • Photo by Kristin PitzerThe Southwest Reining Horse Association (SWRHA) Futurity has seen top-shelf competition throughout the week. Reiners from across the country have traveled the miles, put in the hard work and arrived in Ardmore, Oklahoma, in top form to battle it out for championship prizes and bragging rights.

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Co-Champions Take SWRHA Futurity Level 4 Non-Pro

cmccutcheon ksmithCade McCutcheon and Whiz My Freckles (left) tied Kelle Smith and Gotta Shiney Whiz (right) for the Futurity Level 4 Non-Pro Championship. Dr. James Morgan, who is kneeling next to the saddle, took home the Prime Time Non-Pro Championship. • Photo by Kristin PitzerBig stops, flying lead changes and flashy horses took over the Hardy Murphy Coliseum in Ardmore, Oklahoma, during the Scottsdale Western World Futurity Non-Pro at the Southwest Reining Horse Association (SWRHA) Futurity Oct. 28. The Futurity Non-Pro was the highlight of the day, featuring 44 entries and paying out a total of $36,709.

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Canine Events at SWRHA Futurity to Benefit Rein In Cancer

fast dogCanine events at the SWRHA Futurity will help garner funds for Rein In Cancer.There will be plenty of fun for canines at the Southwest Reining Horse Association (SWRHA) Futurity! Along with the serious presentation of some of the world's best futurity and ancillary reining talent, there has long been a spirit of camaraderie and fun at the event.


First Reiners Giving Back Event Scheduled

reinersgivingbackrsThe first Reiners Giving Back event will be held Oct. 20 at Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses in Aubrey, Texas.Join reiners Oct. 20 for a day filled with education and fellowship, all while supporting Rein In Cancer and the Reining Horse Foundation! All profits from the first annual Reiners Giving Back event will go directly to these important non-profit groups in the reining industry.


Anna Lisec Repeats In NRHA European Derby Level 4 Non-Pro

tari-whizenAnna Lisec rode Tari Whizin to the NRHA European Derby Level 4 Non-Pro Championship. • Courtesy of the NRHAThe National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Derby Non-Pro finals in Manerbio, Italy, lit up the Palasturla Equestrian Center arena from the very first competitor that went through the in gate. A young group of up-and-coming riders performed to the best of their abilities, making the sixth edition of the event one to remember.

Draw No. 1 in the second section of the finals was Austrian rider Anna Lisec riding her 7-year-old stallion Tari Whizin (Topsail Whiz x Tari Badgekin x Doc Tari). Once the duo closed their run, a 224 appeared on the score board and remained unbeaten, and for the second year running, Lisec took home the Level 4 Non-Pro Championship.


Spooks O Lena Wins NRHA European Derby Open

spooks-o-lenaSpooks O Lena & Pierluigi Chioldo • Courtesy of the NRHATo say that the NRHA European Derby Open finals on Sept. 24 in Manerbio, Italy, thrilled the crowd would be an understatement. The 43 finalists that performed in the four levels rewrote history with the scores prove it. In the Level 4, the top 15 scores were all above a 220, and posting the amazing high score of 229 was Pierluigi Chioldo with Spooks O Lena between the reins.

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NRHA Presents $50,000 Silver Spurs Team Challenge

NRHAS01 LilJoeCash AFappani 14WThe NRHA will host the $50,000 Silver Spurs Team Challenge during this year's NRHA Futurity. This event will be held in place of the World Championship Shootout, which was last held at the 2014 NRHA Futurity. • Photo by WaltenberryThe National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is pleased to announce an exhilarating reining event that will take place during this year’s NRHA Futurity and Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship. Formally known as the NRHA World Championship Shootout, the competition falls under a new name and adds an exciting team component for its return to the NRHA Futurity.


Ifwhizswereguns Tops Futurity Open at High Roller

FappaniWebAndrea Fappani & IfwhizsweregunsWith 90 draws in the Futurity Open finals at the High Roller Reining Classic, the competition was bound to be tough. But, it was the first horse to go after the final drag that proved to be the strongest in Las Vegas.