Wimpys Little Step, Shiners Voodoo Dr and Wimpyneedsacocktail have a new owner, but they won’t be leaving Oklahoma. On April 13, it was announced that Xtra Quarter Horses' headliner stallions, as well as the facility they stand at and everything on the property, were purchased by Silver Spurs Equine.
Reining, Outside the Pen
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is now accepting internship applications for the 2017 NRHA Derby held in Oklahoma City. Interns will gain experience working a high caliber horse show, all while networking with people in the reining industry.
Quarter Horse News will continue as a partner to the National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) as the exclusive sponsor of the 2017 NRBC Slide Street Journal. The Slide Street Journal is the voice of the NRBC, emailed periodically year-round with news of the program and the event.
High school seniors who are members of the National Reining Horse Youth Association (NRHA) are encouraged to apply for scholarships made possible by the Reining Horse Foundation (RHF). Applications must be postmarked by May 1, 2017, for consideration. Seven academic and need-based scholarships will be awarded by an independent committee based upon applicants’ academic achievement, financial need, future goals and involvement with horses and NRHyA.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) has concluded its second annual Winter Meeting with great success. Held February 8-11 in Fort Worth, Texas, this year’s event was full of activities, meetings and banquets to position the association for continued success and to celebrate its members.