National Reining Breeders Classic Level 4 Open Champion Spooks Gotta Whiz (pictured with Shawn Flarida) is the newest NRHA Million Dollar Sire. • Photo by Waltenberry.

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 Sire.
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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.