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Not Ruf At All & Jason Vanlandingham • Photo by Waltenberry

NRHA Triple Crown Winner Sires NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Contender in First Foal Crop

National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Triple Crown winner and freshman sire Not Ruf At All will soon see the majority of his first foal crop compete at the NRHA Futurity, which begins Nov. 22, but it won’t be the first time one of his offspring showed at a Triple Crown event. His son Ruf Cut […]
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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 […]
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Pale Face Dunnit Reaches $1 Million Milestone

Pale Face Dunnit made headlines last year when his daughter, Face the Attitude, won the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Level 4 Open Championship. As this year’s ‘Big Futurity’ approaches, the stallion is making headlines again.
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Four Riders Slide to SWRHA Futurity Non-Pro Titles

The Southwest Reining Horse Association (SWRHA) Futurity, held Oct. 23-28 at the Hardy Murphy Coliseum in Ardmore, Oklahoma, provides a last shot for reiners to test their 3-year-olds prior to the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity. In the Non-Pro, 57 riders went through the arena, and it was Mandy McCutcheon who landed at the […]
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Martinotti Makes First Congress Trip Count with MMB Spook Gotta Girl

It was the first trip to the All American Quarter Horse Congress for reining Futurity Level 2 Open Champion Francesco Martinotti, and it won’t be his last. Martinotti rode MMB Spook Gotta Girl (Spooks Gotta Whiz x Coronas Major x Major Vaquero), a mare bred by Luiz Fernando Simas, of Brazil, and owned by Giovanni […]
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First Generation Victory for Renda Gunna Shine and Diano at Congress

The third time was the charm for Gabriel Diano, of Purcell, Oklahoma, who won his first Congress championship title this year after having competed three times – in 2014, 2017 and 2018 – at the prestigious Ohio show. Diano rode Renda Gunna Shine (by Gunnatrashya), a stallion owned by Maria Buey Arietti from the South […]

Reiners Slide to Congress Stakes Titles

Jose Vazquez, of Markham, Illinois, had more reasons than one to celebrate after winning the All American Quarter Horse Congress Stakes Level 4 Non-Pro Championship and $8,433 on SLJ Corazon Valiente (Smart Like Juice x Wind Her Up Shiner x Shining Spark), a stallion bred and owned by Vazquez’s Smart Like Juice Inc. The Congress […]