Reining trainer Matt Mills shares tips on how to check in on a horse’s overall health with conditioning sessions to make sure the horse is ready to show.
The 2020 Quarter Horse News Equi-Stat Five-Year Reining Sires Stats ranks the top cutting sires over the last five years.
B.W. Pickett, one of the nation’s pioneers in equine reproductive science, died on Feb. 27 in Fort Collins, Colorado, at age 89. Lung cancer was the cause, according to his notice of death, which described him as a scientist, philosopher, poet, cowboy and a world-class storyteller. A planned memorial at the eponymous B. W. Pickett […]
Prior to the Arizona Reining Horse Association Best of the West reining, held Oct. 1-6 in Scottsdale, Arizona, Cori Vokoun and Humble And Kind had only done a couple schooling classes. The mare had been shown by trainer Kari Klingenberg at the High Roller Reining Classic, where they tied for seventh in Level 3 and […]
After the Arizona Reining Horse Association Best of the West reining, held Oct. 1-6 at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Arizona, the Fappani family had a lot of reasons to celebrate. Andrea, an Equi-Stat Elite $5 Million Rider, took first and second in the Lucky 21 Futurity Level 4 Open, and his son Luca rode Spooks N […]
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Hall of Fame Committee announced late last month that David Silva Sr. would be the recipient of the Dale Wilkinson Lifetime Achievement Award. Silva will be recognized with this year’s class of NRHA Hall of Fame inductees at Sliders’ Night Out presented by Toyon Ranch on Dec. 4 at […]
The National Western Stock Show (NWSS) is excited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fan-favorite RAM Invitational Freestyle Reining in 2020. The main event will be held during the opening weekend of the 114th NWSS at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 12, in the CINCH Arena in the Events Center. Plans are coming together […]
The Rocky Mountain Reining Horse Association Summer Slide Futurity took place at the National Western Events Center in Denver, July 24-31. Futurity Level 4 Open & Stallion Stakes Level 4 OpenHollys Hijacker & Franco Bertolani16S (HF Mobster x Conquista Holly x Conquistador Whiz)Breeder: Ingalls Land & Livestock, Midland, TXOwner: Quarter Dream SRL, Aubrey, TXScore: 225.5Payout: […]
Cromed Out Mercedes, owned by Silver Spurs Equine, has officially joined the National Reining Horse Association’s (NRHA) Million Dollar Sire club. The 2005 stallion is by NRHA $4 Million Dollar Sire Custom Crome and out of Princess In Diamonds (by Shining Spark). As a competitor, Cromed Out Mercedes won in excess of $147,000. Andrea Fappani, […]
IRHA Derby Open The 2019 edition of the €67.000-added Italian Reining Horse Association (IRHA) Derby opened the arena on May 20 to Open and Non-Pro go-round competition. The Open division counted 104 entries across the four levels and, once the first section of the 2019 IRHA Level 4 Open Derby qualifier was over, Ann Fonck and […]