The Amateur division in reining has generated a lot of discussion in recent years, and on Monday the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) announced it had taken action.
Nov. 26-Dec. 5 Oklahoma City, OK NRHA Futurity, nrhafuturity.com
Trainer Matt Mills recently reached a major career milestone when he earned the distinction of becoming the sport of reining's newest Equi-Stat Elite $1 Million Rider.
Aug. 19-22, 2020 Las Vegas, NV The Run For A Million 2020, $1,200,000 Added, trfam.com
For Jason Vanlandingham, keeping 3-year-olds primed and ready for futurity season means stair-stepping them up and down to ensure the horse peaks at show time.
The 2019 Quarter Horse News Equi-Stat Annual Reining Stats ranks the top horses, riders, breeders and owners from the 2019 show year.
June 18-21 Oklahoma City, OK NRHA Derby, nrhaderby.com
In the midst of seemingly incessant bad news came this uplifting story from Cave Creek in Arizona. In late May, a wild fire raced across the desert and encroached on the stalls of reiner Pedro Baiao, who was feeling helpless as he tried to figure out how to rescue some 30 horses. “When we heard […]
Indiana reiner Indy Roper may not have been prepared for Arizona’s extremely hot temperatures during the belated Arizona Reining Horse Association Mother’s Day Slide, but luckily her two Derby horses, who are full-time residents at trainer Marco Ricotta’s Scottsdale facility, were fully acclimated. Roper’s first trip into the show pen was aboard Spooks Show Time […]
In months-long stretch mostly full of not-so-good news, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) had a piece of great news to share on Thursday morning. Entries for the NRHA Derby Open division are up almost 20% and the Non-Pro is up “substantially,” said Cheryl Cody, a member of the event management team. The Open division […]