The 2020 NRHA European Derby has been moved to next year. Last year, the Level 4 Open Champions were Gunners Specialolena and Ann Fonck. • Photo by Tom Hautmann

NRHA European Derby Move to Next Year, Will Include 9-Year-Olds

The 2020 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Derby, which was canceled due to COVID-19, had been moved to next spring. It will be open to horses ages 6-9.


Kreuth, GY – July 22-28, 2019 515 Entries – $203,630.66 Added – $260,167.37 Total Purse Horse / Rider / Owner / Score / Total $ PRE-FUTURITY LEVEL 4 OPEN – 18 E. – $1,513.64 Add. – $2,342.07 TP 1) LIL TROUBLE SPOOK (16S) / Ann Poels Fonck / Codan Nv, 215, $796.30 (Smart Spook x […]
European Derby Level 4 Winner Ann Fonck

Hat trick! Ann Fonck wins third NRHA European Derby Open

Ann Fonck continued her reign as one of the top riders in Europe by winning the 2019 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Derby Level 4 Open Championship. The newest NRHA Million Dollar Rider, Fonck , of Belgium, marked a 222 with Diego Dalla Gassa’s Gunners Specialolena (Gunners Special Nite x Dolly Jac Olena x […]

Deadline to Nominate for NRHA Events Approaching

Owners/breeders who want their prospects to be eligible for some of the biggest shows in reining are just days from the deadline to submit their nominations. The deadline to nominate is Jan. 10. Late fees will be applied if nominating after that date. Nominated horses are eligible to compete at the NRHA Futurity, NRHA Derby, […]

APHA Paint Reining Buckle Program Heads Overseas

For the first time, the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) will offer custom awards to top Paint Horses at the 2017 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Derby, taking place Nov. 1-5 in Lyon, France, during EquitaLyon. Handcrafted in the U.S., these uniquely-designed award buckles will be presented to the highest-scoring or high-point Paints in the […]