Craig Schmersal and Cade McCutcheon
Their newfound fame from success at The Run For A Million hasn't changed life for Craig Schmersal and Cade McCutcheon. Photo by Kelsey Pecsek Hruska

Run For A Million Success Hasn’t Changed Life For Co-Winners

Count Craig Schmersal and Cade McCutcheon among those who have witnessed firsthand the power of the television set. “We get recognized quite often,” Schmersal said Saturday of he and his wife, Ginger, at the Southwest Reining Horse Association’s Billingsley Ford Futurity. “In the grocery store and here and there, the airplane. So that’s a little […]
Taylor Sheridan at the Run for a Million in Las Vegas.

The First Cowboy: Taylor Sheridan first NRHA honoree

The inaugural recipient of the National Reining Horse Association’s Reiner of the Year award is Taylor Sheridan, the organization announced from its base in Oklahoma City late Tuesday night.  The actor, director and screenwriter made his mark on reining as the creator and producer of “The Last Cowboy,” the highly acclaimed reality-based TV program on […]
NRHA board of directors meeting.

NRHA Executive Committee, Board Approve Eligibility Policy

In the aftermath of the highly successful The Run for a Million and the Million Dollar Invitational, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Executive Committee and Board of Directors met in Las Vegas to discuss topics surrounding the goal of growing reining worldwide. One highlight was the unanimous approval of the 2020 NRHA Worldwide Eligibility […]
Cast of Paramount Network's The Last Cowboy

The Last Cowboy Series to Focus on Top Reiners

Some of reining’s biggest stars are going to be on television. The new series, called The Last Cowboy, will feature the journey for eight trainers pointing for a $1 million invitational at the upcoming Run For A Million in Las Vegas.
Horse sliding in the dirt

NRHA Creates New Category For Run For A Million

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) has created a new category for the Run For A Million reining. The new designation, Category 13, will mean that the earnings from the Run for a Million $1 million invitational will not count towards NRHA lifetime earnings or NRHA Million Dollar status.
camera man filming a horse

Run For A Million’s Approval Status Goes Back Before NRHA

The Run For A Million reining will once again be debated by the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) when it comes before the group’s Board of Directors this week. At issue is the long-term impact the lucrative invitational show could have on the NRHA’s earnings records and milestones.