Reining was officially removed as a discipline by the FEI, a move officials with the NRHA expected and said was the result of not being able to blend two organizations with differing business models.
Four-year-old reiners sired by American-based stallions earned the top spots at this year’s Austrian Futurity.
The FEI General Assembly will not be held in Johannesburg this year. Due to COVID-19, the association -- whose disciplines include reining -- has announced alternate plans.
Reining may be on the way out of the World Equestrian Games and other Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) competition.
Fans will get a chance to meet the stars of the reining competition at this year’s Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) World Equestrian Games (WEG).