At the close of this year’s National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular, it was anybody’s game in the 22-horse Derby Open finals. But from the last draw of the first set, Tarin Rice piloted Miss Callie Cat to the championship.
You know it’s going to be a week-long battle in the saddle in every division when the increase in top horse and rider combinations over last year is a whopping 55%. The depth of talent was incredible and day after day the spectators were treated to an action packed competition as the best in the west battled it out for over $200,000 in added money and prizes.
NRHA is pleased to announce the crowning of a new All-Time Leading Dam, Miss Tinseltown, owned by NRHA Million Dollar Owner David Silva, Sr. Her progeny have won $680,750 in NRHA competition earning her this phenomenal achievement.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) has unveiled an incentive program that could award $220,000 to sale buyers and consignors.
Article and photo by Horsetrader.com
Reiner Bill Norwood of Temecula is headed to the World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France, next month to compete for his native Australia with Pegge Aldrete’s Quinberry, and more than 120 friends and supporters came to Tucalota Creek Ranch July 12 to give his campaign a boost.
The Snaffle Bit Futurity Sale consignment deadline is . Presented by Markel Insurance and managed by Parnell Dickinson, the Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales are the marketplace of champions!
By Mary Frances Flanders
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby hosted the High School Reining Championship for NRHA and Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) members. At the end of the class, Paisley Roberts won the championship with a score of 149.5 aboard Custom Made Pistol donated to the competition by Ashley Dunn and owner Sambambyr Farm.
Story by By Mary Frances Flanders.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby hosted North America’s top collegiate riders in the NRHA Collegiate Reining Championship. The championship consisted of 12 riders: four from the National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA), four from the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) and four selected by NRHA.
By Christa Morris.
The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) sends congratulations to its newest NRHA Three Million Dollar Rider - Craig Schmersal. Schmersal qualified two horses for the NRHA Derby Open Finals, King Of The Coast and What A Wave, to reach the next level in his career.
Oklahoma City, Okla. – June 28, 2014 – By Christa Morris – The 2014 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Derby concluded tonight with the $428,000-added open finals at the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Okla. The NRHA Derby Show is NRHA’s premiere event for the world’s best 4-, 5- and 6-year-old reining horses. This year’s Derby finals were the richest ever paying out approximately $961,000 to owners and nominators of open and non pro finalists.
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