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APHA Returns to National Reining Breeders Classic! Twentieth NRBC is first stop for 2017 APHA Paint Reining Buckle Program

The American Paint Horse Association and the National Reining Breeders Classic are continuing their partnership for the third consecutive year! Once again custom Gist Silversmith buckles will be awarded to top APHA registered horses at the event in Katy, Texas,…

Where Dreams Become Reality: NRHyA Buy A Pro Auction

Ever wonder what it is like to ride with elite reining trainers in the industry? The National Reining Horse Youth Association (NRHyA) hosts the annual Buy A Pro online auction where reining enthusiasts can bid on their chance to ride…

Chocolate Chic Olena Hits One Sweet Milestone

-Oklahoma City, Okla., (02-06-2017) – There is something sweet about becoming a National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Million Dollar Sire. Owned by Carter Smith, the 1993 Chestnut stallion Chocolate Chic Olena is by NRHA Six Million Dollar Sire and NRHA…

Top National Reining Horse Youth Association members receive high honors through the Varsity Reining Club for their philanthropic, academic and leadership accomplishments.

Oklahoma City, Okla. (1-20-2017) – The National Reining Horse Youth Association (NRHyA) Varsity Reining Club ended 2016 by awarding scholarships totaling more than $5,000. The Varsity Reining Club encourages reining youth to become active in their communities, all while rewarding those…

NRHA Professional of The Year Awards Announced

Oklahoma City, Okla., 12-16-2016 – Each year the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) allows current NRHA members to nominate their peers for five NRHA Professional of the Year awards. Nominees must exemplify excellence in the reining community, and are chosen based…

Fappani steers Spooky Whiz to the 2016 NRHA Open Futurity Championship

Fappani steers Spooky Whiz to the 2016 NRHA Open Futurity Championship In 1997, Andrea Fappani left his mark in the NRHA history books by winning the Limited Non Pro Futurity championship riding Best By Tari (Taris Catalyst x Pocono Annie).…

Medows and Chicsdreamofdiamonds are the 2016 Cinch NRHA Non Pro Futurity Champions

Oklahoma City, December 2 – The first Futurity champions were crowned today in an exciting finals which filled the day in Oklahoma City. With an impressive ride, Jack Medows (right) piloted Chicsdreamofdiamonds (Magnum Chic Dream x Princess In Diamonds) as draw…

The Silver Spurs Equine $50,000 Team Challenge

Oklahoma City, December 2 – On Thursday evening in Oklahoma City, the $50,000 Silver Spurs Equine Team Challenge saw 14 riders leave their mark in the Jim Norick Arena where the NRHA Futurity & NAAC Championship Show is held. The…

The $20,000 NRHA Invitational Freestyle Reining

Oklahoma City, December 1 – Presented by the Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau, the $20,000 NRHA Invitational Freestyle Reining, benefitting the Reining Horse Foundation, offered the public in the stands fun, excitement and great reining on Wednesday night. During…

Chics Dream Of Diamonds and Jack Meadows lead the CINCH NRHA Non Pro Futurity Qualifier

Oklahoma City, November 30 – The 2016 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity & Adequan® North American Affiliate Championship (NAAC) Show offered the section 3 of the Open Level semi-finals on Tuesday. Once the last horse-rider-combination left the Jim Norick…