National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) members have the opportunity to nominate members to represent their interests and to help guide the future of reining. Read the following overview for more information on how you can get involved in the process. (European members: Please check your email in-box for additional details on European Executive Board Elections for the European Region.)
Reining, Outside the Pen
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) hosted meetings for the Executive Committee and Board of Directors in Oklahoma City on May 1-2. The members, elected by the membership annually, reviewed and prepared for discussion of agenda items; raised issues and spoke of opportunities; and voted to make decisions to guide the progress of the association. In total, the board members committed nearly 250 hours of effort to the NRHA over the course of two days.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is excited to announce its newest unofficial earner of the Million Dollar Sire milestone, Hollywoodstinseltown. The 2004 American Quarter Horse Association palomino stallion, owned and bred by David Silva, Sr., joined this elite club after his offspring’s great success at the 2017 National Reining Breeder’s Classic (NRBC). Together, Hollywoodstinseltown’s offspring unofficially earned more than $52,000 throughout the event.
Following a successful event for his offspring at the National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC), the legendary stallion and National Rreining Horse Association (NRHA) Hall of Fame Inductee Colonels Smoking Gun (Gunner) is unofficially the newest Nine Million Dollar Sire. He is only the third sire to reach this milestone.
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.