Spooks Gotta Whiz * Photo by Cam Essick

$7 Million for Spooks Gotta Whiz

Mare power continued to propel Spooks Gotta Whiz to the next milestone when NRHA Professional Luca Fappani and Playing With Da Boys earned the Open Level 2 Futurity Co-Championship.

Make It $6 Million for Spooks Gotta Whiz

The futurity season is in full swing for the reining industry. With many impressive shows featuring record-setting payouts, reiners are achieving success and climbing milestones at an astounding rate. Among […]

2019 Top 5 Junior Reining Sires

The Junior Reining Sires section of the Quarter Horse News Equi-Stat Junior Sire Statistics ranks stallions with earnings in the discipline who had no registered foals prior to 2012.
Smart Chic Olena, used at the time of reaching Seven Million Sire status

Distinguished NRHA Sires Increase Their Good Cents

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA), from its headquarters in Oklahoma City, recently recognized five sires who have recently achieved new multimillion-dollar milestones in offspring earnings. SMART CHIC OLENA (Smart Little […]

Spooks Gotta Whiz Reaches Breeding Milestone

White-faced, blue-eyed Spooks Gotta Whiz ended his show career as a gold medalist and winner of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Triple Crown. Now, he’s an NRHA Million Dollar […]

Reiners Mourn Liz Haverty’s Death

LHavWhodiniLiz Haverty & Whodini • Photo by FletchThe reining community is mourning the loss of horsewoman Elizabeth "Liz" Haverty, 62, who lost her battle with cancer Sunday, Jan. 26. Her influence in the industry will truly be missed.

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Equi-Stat Reining Open Rider Award Winner Shawn Flarida

SpooksGottaWhiz SFlaridaSpooks Gotta Whiz and Shawn Flarida – photo by WaltenberryWhen I was in seventh grade, I thought winning $100,000 would be a really neat thing,” Shawn Flarida said when asked about his earliest ambitions.

As an Equi-Stat Elite $5 Million Reining Rider, it’s clear Flarida’s grade-school wish has come true many times over. And with the $456,671 earned in 2012, he can now add Equi-Stat Open Rider Award winner to his extensive list of achievements.