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My Berry Best Gun & Mirjam Stillo • Photo by Kristin Pitzer

Paints Slide to APHA World Show Reining Titles

The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) World Show brought colorful reiners to the Will Rogers Coliseum Sept. 21. In the Junior Reining, 10 teams spun, slid and circled for the 2018 title. From draw five, Mirjam Stillo and My Berry Best Gun rode to a 220.5, a score which held to win the class. “We […]

Riders Win Big at High Roller Reining Classic

The High Roller Reining Classic, held Sept. 7-15 in Las Vegas, boasted something for everyone – from 3-year-old horses, to novice 4-year-olds, to experienced derby horses. There were even classes for Arabians and Half-Arabians, ancillary riders, and a judges’ seminar and pizza party was held. Futurity Levels 4, 3, 2 & 1 Non-Pro At the […]
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Belgium’s Bernard Fonck Grabs Reining Gold

Tonight’s Individual Reining finals at the FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018 (WEG) more than delivered on the expectations of reining fans at the Tryon International Equestrian Center. What A Wave carried Bernard Fonck to a 227 to bring home the gold medal for Belgium.
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It’s Another WEG Gold Medal for Reining’s Team USA

Stormy days, flooding at the Tryon International Equestrian Center and Hurricane Florence aiming for one of the performance horse world’s biggest events couldn’t keep Team USA down during the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) World Equestrian Games (WEG) 2018 Tryon Team Reining competition. Camaraderie and a close partnership with each rider’s horse were on display as Casey […]
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Let the Games Begin! – Slideshow

The FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018 (WEG) kicked off Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in North Carolina. The patriotic opening ceremonies showcased the upcoming weeks’ contestants, and the Team USA reiners put on the finishing touches before tomorrow’s first day of competition.
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EVENT RECAP: 2018 Tulsa Reining Classic

Held Aug. 27 – Sept. 2, the Tulsa Reining Classic hosted futurity, derby and ancillary classes. With a surge in Futurity Open entries, it was the biggest show to date. Futurity Open Stars Align for Oh Starry Nite and Latimer in Tulsa Futurity Non-Pro Steed and Bulliard Take Multiple Futurity Non-Pro Championships Derby Open ARC […]

ARC Gunna Mark Ya Marks 226 to Win Tulsa Reining Classic Derby Open

The Tulsa Reining Classic Derby Open was held Sept. 2 at the Expo Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After 83 horses went through the ring, the score that landed on top was the highest marked the whole week in the Ford Truck Arena. Derby Levels 4 & 3 Open ARC Gunna Mark Ya & Abby Lengel […]

Steed and Bulliard Take Multiple Futurity Non-Pro Championships

About a month after winning the Collegiate Reining Championship at the National Reining Horse Association Derby, Madison Steed found herself in the winner’s circle again. This time, she piloted Into The Nite to the Turnabout Farm Futurity Levels 4, 3 and 2 Non-Pro championships at the Tulsa Reining Classic.