U.S. Teams Make Great Effort at SVAG FEI World Reining Championships-A talented group of up-and-coming athletes represented the Platinum Performance U.S. Teams at the 2017 SVAG Federation Equestra Internationale (FEI) World Reining Championships for Juniors and Young Riders on Aug. 11 and 12. Under the guidance of Chef d’Equipe Jeff Petska, the U.S. combinations put forth determined efforts throughout the championships.
Reining Horse Foundation Awards $10,500 in Scholarships-The Reining Horse Foundation (RHF) announced the distribution of $10,500 in academic and need-based scholarships to seven youth members: Terri-June Granger, of Dothan, Alabama; David Gringeri, of West Haven, Vermont; Nicholas Muir, of Lynnwood, Washington; Quinn Sutherland, of Eureka, Montana; Megan D’Andrea, of Fowler, Ohio; Jarid Walton, of Riverdale, Michigan; and Morgan Knerr, of Plain […]
Updates to the 2017 NRHA Candidates-The final deadline to nominate candidates to the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Executive Committee and Board of Directors passed on Aug. 2, so a complete slate of candidates is now presented to the membership for consideration.
Diabolo Dominates RMRHA Summer Slide-The Rocky Mountain Reining Horse Association (RMRHA) Summer Slide, held July 24-30 at the National Western Events Center in Denver, drew entries from all over the United States and Canada. The event hosted ancillary classes along with a futurity, which featured $96,250 in added money. The payout structure of the futurity was 40 percent to […]
Meet the 2017 NRHA Candidates-The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Executive Committee and Board of Directors are responsible for managing the business of the association and for representing the best interests of its members and the association as a whole. Each year, the NRHA opens nominations and hosts elections for these important leadership positions.
Starting 2-Year-Olds With Casey Deary-In this seven-part video series, two-time National Reining Horse Association Futurity Champion Casey Deary explains his process for starting his 2-year-olds. This first installment focuses on saddling the colts for the first time.
Support Grows for Reining Boot Camps Benefiting the Crisis Fund-Reining Boot Camps are a series of reining clinics that serve as the major fundraiser for the Reining Horse Foundation’s Dale Wilkinson Memorial Crisis Fund. Classic Equine remains the presenting sponsor as it has been during the program’s 14-year run when it was called Rookie Days, and support for the Boot Camp program is growing.
Non-Pro Conditions Update from NRHA Board of Directors-In May of this year, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Board of Directors approved a proposal to change its Non-Pro Conditions starting Jan. 1, 2018. After receiving a tremendous amount of comments and questions from the membership, the Board met on June 15 to revisit the topic.