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RFD-TV’S THE AMERICAN, PRESENTED BY POLARIS RANGER, RETURNSTO AT&T STADIUM
For the third straight year, the world’s richest one-day rodeo will return to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. RFD-TV’s THE AMERICAN, presented by Polaris RANGER on Feb. 28, 2016, together with The American Semi-Finals, Feb. 17-21 in Fort Worth, will be televised live and offer a cash-and-prize purse of more than $2.5 million.
NRHA is excited to announce that Walla Walla Whiz (2003 stallion), owned by Arcese Quarter Horses USA and bred by Terry T. and Jo L. Wiens, is the newest stallion to join the Million Dollar Sire group! He skyrocketed past this milestone with help from his offspring to boast $1,008,228 in official NRHA earnings.
ACTHA has announced that The Great American Trail Horse Festival being held November 5-8, 2015 at the Von Holten Ranch in Mora, Missouri will feature some of the equestrian world’s best known clinicians. The largest trail horse celebration in U.S. history is open to all trail horses, all breeds, all trail organizations and all disciplines. The clinicians featured come from as equally diverse background as the riders themselves, allowing for countless educational opportunities for all who will be attending.
During these hot summer months, it's easy to come up with any excuse to complain or grouch about not wanting to ride. Here in Texas it's not uncommon for summer to carry on all the way to late October. So when it's hot, and I mean really hot, it's often justified to let dust collect on your saddle due to feeling lazy or even exhausted between the heat, humidity, glaring sunlight and grumpy horses.
The American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) has announced a first of its kind trail horse celebration, honoring the diversity of all of America’s trail horses. The Great American Trail Horse Festival will take place November 5-8, 2015 at the Von Holten Ranch in Mora, Missouri.
For the first time in the event's 67-year history, the National High School Finals Rodeo featured reined cow horse as one of its events. 17-year-old Wyatt Fisher, Nipomo, California, won the inaugural reined cow horse championship Friday, July 17, in Rock Springs, Wyoming.
Closing the 2015 edition of the NRHA European Affiliate Championship held at the Petit Far West in Le Pin, France, was the $5,000-added EA Open sponsored by Cowboy’s Magazine. Writing yet another piece of history was NRHA Million Dollar Rider, Bernard Fonck of Belgium, riding Sail On Top Whizard (Whizard Jac x Miss N Sis x Miss N Cash), owned by Danny and Mireille Cerato.
The American Quarter Horse Association, July 8, 2015 - In an on-going effort to enhance this year¹s Built Ford Tough AQHYA, Adequan Select and AQHA world championship shows, AQHA is boosting its video services and making them free for everyone to watch online.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Professionals is looking to find reiners around the world, aboard any breed of horse!
The American Competitive Trail Horse Association (ACTHA) values the efforts of every competitive trail organization in recognizing the great American trail horse. In keeping with our mission, beginning June 1, 2015, ACTHA will recognize other organizations’ competitive trail challenges and arena obstacle courses so that points earned will count towards ACTHA Achievement Awards.
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