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Friday’s competition at the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship (NAAC) Show in Oklahoma City, Okla. featured the $260,000 added 2013 Cinch NRHA Futurity Non Pro Finals. This championship event welcomed back 53 non pros to compete in a clean-slate format for nearly $600,000 in cash. In addition to the purse, finalists received a variety of prizes from NRHA Corporate Partners and NRHA Futurity Event Sponsors. Also, check out the results from NRHA / Markel Insurance Marketplace Sale.
The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy will constitute the most significant sporting competition in France over the next 12 months. Furthermore, the Normandie 2014 edition is stretching far beyond a purely sporting context. Indeed it is billed as the great celebration of the horse through a highlighting and embellishing of its history, its culture and its influence, prior to and during the World Equestrian Games, thanks to a vast programme of entertainment. Its main theme: a journey through time, the continents and the imagination. We give you the low-down:
Yesterday, the U.S. District Court in Amarillo granted in part AQHA’s Motion for Stay of Equitable Relief Pending Appeal. The effect of the order is that pending resolution of AQHA’s appeal, AQHA is not required to register clones or their offspring. While AQHA is not required to register clones or their offspring pending the outcome of the appeal, the order also specifies that AQHA must immediately develop appropriate rules for the registration of clones and their offspring.
The $260,000-added National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Cinch Non Pro Futurity entered the Jim Norick Coliseum Arena at Oklahoma State Fair Park today with the first section of the go-round. More than 100 non pro riders took to the arena today at the 2013 NRHA Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship (NAAC) Show that runs until December 7 at Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.
The first go-round of the nearly $500,000 added National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Open Futurity ended today at the 2013 NRHA Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship (NAAC) Show. Reining fans can enjoy the show until December 7 at Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.
In 1805 Lewis and Clark led their Corps of Discovery on the search for a water route across North America. Over 200 years later, one section of the route they took, the Lolo Trail in north central Idaho, remains almost exactly as it was when Lewis and Clark first made their historic trek.
The National Cutting Horse Association’s World Championship Futurity has long served as a “must see” in horse sports and 2013 will be no exception. More than 2,000 3-year-old future stars will vie for a chance at the $4 million purse during the event’s 24-day run, beginning November 21 in Fort Worth, Texas. The Futurity is the highlight of the year for the cutting horse industry, drawing an international audience of more than 12,000 to Fort Worth and thousands more by web and television.
Since 2007, the Reining Horse Sports Foundation (RHSF) has produced a unique, entertaining reining horse event to benefit a local Oklahoma charity. The 2013 event will benefit the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum and will be held in Oklahoma City during the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship Show on Friday, December 6 at 6 p.m.
RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN presented by Polaris RANGER has released a map of AT&T Stadium, as well as announced the host hotel for the March 2, 2014 event. The main floor of the stadium will be split into two sections, A and B, which will house the different main events. The host hotel for the event is the Crowne Plaza Arlington Suites. THE AMERICAN is the richest one-day rodeo in the history of western sports with a $2 million payout.
During the last week, the Farnam All-Around Amateur contenders competed in a variety of events throughout the American Quarter Horse Association’s 2013 Bank of America Amateur World Championship Show. This year, 54 contenders competed for the Farnam All-Around Amateur award.
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