Andrea Fappani and Shine Plum Shine with a stop.

Organizers Call Off the Cactus Reining Classic

Officials with the Cactus Reining Classic announced Sunday morning that this year’s event, set to begin this week, has been called off because of continued and growing concerns with the national health emergency, COVID-19. Organizers of the Scottsdale, Arizona, event made the call a day after the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) recommended from its […]


Scottsdale, AZ – March 20-24, 2019 409 Entries – $109,000 Added – $182,007.65 Total Purse Horse / Rider / Owner / Score / Total $ DERBY LEVEL 4 OPEN – 41 E. – $40,000 Add. – $59,261.28 TP 1) SHINE PLUM SHINE (14G) / Andrea Fappani / Rancho Oso Rio Llc, 231, $13,630.0 (Shine Chic […]

Shine Plum Shine Sparkles at Cactus Reining Classic

Andrea Fappani, an Equi-Stat Elite $5 Million Rider and 2018 Equi-Stat Reining Open Rider of the Year, added a sixth Cactus Reining Classic Derby Open title to his collection as he rode Shine Plum Shine to victory in the Derby Level 4 Open at the Scottsdale, Arizona show. The 5-year-old gelding (Shine Chic Shine x Plum Reyning […]