NRHA Futurity & Adequan North American Affiliate Championship (NAAC) Show in Oklahoma City on Thursday, Dec. 4.The $75,000-added National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Open World Championship Shootout brought some of the best reining horses in the world to the
For many years, the Americana has been one of the most important shows for European reiners. In 1988, the Americana offered its first Bronze Trophy, and since then, the purse has helped decide the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) World Championship.
In 2015, the Americana will make another huge impact on the NRHA title with a $55,000-added purse in the NRHA World Reining Cup Open and $15,000-added in the Non-Pro.
Equi-Stat Elite $3 Million Rider Andrea Fappani dominated the Junior and Senior Reining at the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) World Championship Show in Oklahoma City Nov. 15. Fappani won the Junior Reining with SG Frozen Enterprise, then took the top two spots in the Senior Reining with Smoking Whiz and Custom Spook.
Southwest Reining Horse Association (SWRHA) John Deere Futurity Open Finals on October 25. He was the third out and when his run was completed, a new standard had been set. He piloted Snip O Lution (Einsteins Revolution X Snip O Chex) to a smoking 224.5 score that would hold up through all the rest of the challengers.Martin Larcombe drew up early in the
On Sunday, Oct. 5, a new Futurity Open Champion was named at the All American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio. As the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Level 4 Open finals came to a close, it was Xtra Electric Meter and Craig Schmersal, of Overbrook, Okla., who secured the championship with their score of 229 to win $31,378.
The High Roller Reining Classic concluded on Sept. 20 with a large and contentious group of horses in the Lucas Oil Derby Open and Whizkey N Diamonds Stakes Open. When it was all said and done, Not Ruf At All and Jason Vanlandingham added two more major titles and substantial earnings to their records.
Great horses, great riders, great horsemanship and an enthusiastic public are what made the Individual Reining Final Competition amazing at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy. Last to enter the arena, which counted some of the world’s best horses and riders, was National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) $5 Million Dollar Rider Shawn Flarida. Aboard Michell Anne Kimball’s Spooks Gotta Whiz, Shawn had posted the highest score – a 229.5 – in the individual qualifier, which put him last to go in the seeded finals.
The Tulsa Reining Classic, held Aug. 26-31, at the Expo Square in Tulsa, Okla. had competitors coming from near and far for a chance to win top honors. There were 94 horse-and-rider teams striving to earn the championship in the Hollywoodstinseltown Futurity Open, but draw 50, Meradas Shining and Eduardo Salgado, set the bar highest at 221.5 and took home the title.