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Individual gold medalists What A Wave & Bernard Fonck • Photo by Kelsey Pecsek Hruska

Trainer Bernard Fonck Reaches NRHA Milestone

Belgian Bernard Fonck recently became the first European-based trainer to achieve the status of National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Two Million Dollar Rider.

Trainer Craig Schmersal Hits $4 Million Mark

Craig Schmersal recently reached new heights in his reining career when the trainer from Scottsdale, Arizona, became the sport’s newest National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Four Million Dollar Rider.
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A Vintage Smoke Steals NRHA Futurity Open with Sizzling Run

The 2018 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Open finals featured a field 70 horses deep across the four levels and Prime Time division. At the end of the night after the last score had been announced, NRHA Million Dollar Rider Jason Vanlandingham, riding A Vintage Smoke for owner Diane Mesmer, secured the title of […]
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2018 NRHA Futurity in Full Swing

The Jim Norick arena saw open and non-pro competitors go through the ring Monday, Nov. 26 at the 2018 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity. The day started off with the second go-round, section one of the Futurity Open, which saw 50 horse-and-rider combinations. The CINCH Futurity Non-Pro wrapped up the day with section two […]
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Ms Dreamy Ends Career with Memorable Bridleless Run at AQHA World Show

When Dan Huss rode Ms Dreamy into the pen for the Senior Reining finals at the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) World Show, he had a lot on his mind. It was the mare’s final run, and he was hoping to gain her a World title before her retirement. After winning the silver Individual medal […]