Mandy McCutcheon and Coronas At Nite at the Ride & Slide
Whether Coronas At Nite accompanies Mandy McCutcheon to Las Vegas has not been determined, but the mare has made a good case. Photo by Dieter War

Mandy McCutcheon Rides, Slides into Run For A Million

Mandy McCutcheon checked off a couple of 2020 to-do items at last week’s Ride & Slide in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Aboard Coronas At Nite, the famed non-pro reiner picked right up where she left off, to borrow the pithiest of tried and true expressions, winning the Non-Pro Level 4 Derby at the Ford Arena. The twosome’s […]
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NRHA Announces Judge’s Rating System

During the 2020 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) winter meeting, members learned about a new judge’s rating system that’ll be used on a trial basis during 2020. The rating system aims to serve as a guideline for show management in regard to hiring judges.           The proposed system will rate judges from high to low on the […]
Gunnatrashya and Shawn Flarida

NRHA Expands with New Affiliate in South Africa

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) welcomed South Africa as the newest international affiliate this fall.  Greg and Lizelle Garland, NRHA members from South Africa, spearheaded the campaign for affiliation. The South African affiliate, officially recognized in July 2019, hosted three shows in a span of just two months, the first in August and two […]
WCRHA reiner Marion Walker and Custom Coffee on a stop.

She’s 82 Going on 42, This Inspiring West Coast Reiner

Marion Walker has a sneaking suspicion why the West Coast Reining Horse Association selected her for not one, but two of the organization’s prestigious awards. “I think it’s because I’m so old and still doing it,” the 82-year-old reiner joked during a recent larger-than-life phone conversation, which she participated in while aboard her faithful gelding […]
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NRHA Gives Amateur Trial the Green Light

Reiners with less experience have a new place to play in 2020. The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) announced Jan. 10 it has approved a trial phase for an Amateur division. The new class is intended to provide a level in which riders with less experience are more competitive. Similar to Amateur classes in other […]