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The Open finals of the NRHA European Futurity closed the eighth edition of the prestigious show tonight in the Ostbayernhalle arena. Draw 46, in a field of fifty finalists who qualified in the four divisions of the Futurity Open, multiple past NRHA Open World Champion, Ann Fonck, with Roosters Attitude between the reins, claimed her first NRHA Open Level 4 Futurity Championship and a €20.135,03 paycheck.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is pleased to announce that we are accepting internship applications for the 2016 NRHA Derby. What better way to celebrate the 50thanniversary than to join our stellar team during this milestone year? With it being the 50th anniversary of NRHA, the 2016 Derby will certainly be an event for the books. Apply today to be involved in what is sure to be an unforgettable show.
If western history sparks your interest, we have news for you! If you can picture the misty scenic country of Missouri's Ozarks logging roads with it's rivers and rocky terrain; imagine yourself camping surrounded by the all the amenities such as an 63,000 sq.ft. indoor arena, over 2000 indoor stalls, 59 outside stalls, restaurant, feed and clothing store; for your horse and your comfort...all this and only 2 hours from Branson the new entertainment hub...then Eminence, MO in October is where you want to be!
Showing halter horses used to be a pretty simple affair. A guy would pull his stud from the gelding pasture, do a little washing and clip around the edges. About the most complicated part was making sure the horse would trot with a slack shank and stand square when the judge walked by. Usually, once the halter class ended, the guy threw on a saddle, bridled his horse and trotted off for the other events.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is proud to announce a new location for the 2016 European Derby and Pre-Futurity offering more than €124,000-added money. The sixth edition of this prestigious event will take place at the Messezentum Fairgrounds in Augsburg, Germany, the venue where the renowned ‘Americana’ is hosted every two years.
Fun trail riding is created through teamwork - a relationship between one horse and one rider. Even though no specific trail breed exists, some common characteristics make some individual animals better choices. Let's look at the ingredients required for just the right mix.
A sold-out, standing room only crowd packed the John Justin Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, on Saturday, February 20 for the finals of the 2016 World's Greatest Horseman, presented by DT Horses.
In less than one year after becoming a National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Seven Million Dollar Sire, NRHA Hall of Fame Inductee Gunner (AQHA Colonels Smoking Gun, APHA Colonels Smokingun) has reached a new milestone. Now an Eight Million Dollar Sire, he joins the ranks alongside Topsail Whiz and Wimpys Little Step.
The NRCHA Celebration of Champions is THREE shows rolled into one fabulous eight-day event at the Will Rogers Equestrian Center in Fort Worth, Texas. All the thrilling reined cow horse action kicks off Friday, February 12 at 8:00 a.m. Central.
Located in the "Colorado Sunbelt" only 35 miles north of the New Mexico border is Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Area trail elevations range from 8,000 feet to over 13,000 feet of varied terrain. Some of the trails lead into areas that are Congressionally designated components of the National Wilderness Preservation System. They are the Weminuche (pronounced Wem-in-ooch) Wilderness Area, one of the largest in the contiguous 48 states, and the South San Juan Wilderness Area. Congress has also designated the Piedra Area for potential inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System. All possess breathtaking natural beauty that provides an endless feast for the eyes - one trip to the area won't be enough.
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