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A paraglider flew in the American flag. • Photo by Kelsey Pecsek Hruska

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.
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Winners Crowned in Tulsa Reining Classic Developing Horse Futurities

Wednesday, Aug. 29 at the Tulsa Reining Classic continued with flashy reining horses and top-notch competition at Expo Square in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with the advent of two highly competitive but separate futurities. Equo Developing Horse Futurity Ruben Vandorp and Spooks Gotta Shoot (Spooks Gotta Gun x Lipstick Lies x Dynamite Badger), owned by Laurie Hauck, […]
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Europeans Slide to Austrian RHA Championships

National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Million Dollar Rider and multiple NRHA Open World Champion Rudi Kronsteiner earned his fifth Austrian Reining Horse Association (Austrian RHA) Futurity Championship. He scored a 220 in the Levels 4 and 3 Open with a brilliant run aboard Dr Lee Jeff (Dr Lee Hook x Nu Rum To Smoke x […]
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QT Devil Of Heaven Takes Austrian RHA Futurity Levels 2 and 1 Open

The Austrian Reining Horse Association (ARHA) 3-year-old Futurity Levels 2 and 1 Open were won by go-round leader Jeremy Ropert aboard QT Devil Of Heaven (Dun It On The QT x Moms Lil Ruffian x Lil Ruf Peppy) for owner Jan Tobias Kock. The duo scored a 217 to claim the Championship. The stallion was […]