Shawnee will again make Western sports history in 2022, when the 30th annual International Finals Youth Rodeo rides into the Heart of Oklahoma Expo July 10-15. The $250,000 event will bring Shawnee edge-of-the-seat action where youth from around the country will compete for the largest purse in the history of youth rodeo.

When Casey Deary and Americasnexttopgun won the Level 4 Open Championship at the 6666 National Reining Horse Association Derby presented by Markel, an incredible $75,000 was added to the lifetime earnings of both the horse and rider.

The Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, Texas, has been home to the National Reining Breeders Classic for more than two decades. In the past 22 years, the open-air design and sheer beauty of the GSEC, combined with the multiple schooling areas and large competition arenas, helped make the NRBC the can’t-miss event it is today, drawing thousands of participants from around the world.

June 26 - Action Wraps Up at 6666 NRHA Derby presented by Markel
A 12-day stretch of continuous competition at Oklahoma State Fair Park wrapped up on Sunday, June 26. The final day of the 2022 6666 National Reining Horse Association Derby presented by Markel showcased Non Pro and Youth ancillary riders, with several Montana Silversmiths high point buckles being presented.

Provided by International Horse Press—The 2022 NRHA Germany Breeders Derby closed the show with the Open Derby Finals at the Pferdesportzentrum Ostbayern in Kreuth, Germany, on Saturday evening. Just like the previous day, 69 horse-rider combinations made their way to the final round.

Dominik Reminder didn’t plan to show BMS Walla Getcha Gun (Walla Whiz Crome x Ally Get Your Gun) at the beginning of the show, but it so happened that he ended up in the saddle of Kerstin Müller’s stallion and their stellar performance was awarded by the judges paying them a 222 score to top the Levels (L)4 and 3.

After a week-long action at the Pferdesportzentrum Ostbayern in Kreuth, Germany, 69 non pro riders met to compete in the 2022 NRHA Germany Breeders Derby Non Pro Finals on Friday.

It was Adrienne Speidel, who took the top honors in Level (L) 4 and L3 aboard her stallion CDC Cromed Resolve (Custom Del Cielo x Kaysolve). Speidel was coming to the Finals as the Level 4 leader, which put her in the last draw in Section 2 of the Finals.

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) has voted and approved implementing rules for the Cowboy Class for the 2022 Snaffle Bit Futurity ® and in the 2023 NRCHA Rule Book.

The AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships and concurrent events kicked off June 21 at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Oklahoma, and will award $300,000 in purse and prizes over the next five days.

In 2020, Inferno Sixty Six’s first foals hit the show pen. Now, less than two years later, he has become the latest stallion to become a National Reining Horse Association Million Dollar Sire.
The flashy stallion, by NRHA Seven Million Dollar Sire Gunnatrashya out of Hall of Fame mare and Million Dollar Dam Snip O Gun, has been poised for success from the beginning.

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