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.

The 6666 National Reining Horse Association Derby presented by Markel is the second richest event in reining, with more than $1.3 million paid out in 2021. Once again, the Level 4 Open Champion will win $75,000, the Level 4 Non Pro titlist will pocket $30,000, and there are guaranteed payouts for the rest of the regular divisions in the Non Pro and Open. Special division sponsors, including Story Book Stables, Colston Paving, Tamarack Ranch, and Clark’s Pump-N-Shop account for an additional $110,000 in added money.

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) announced the eight riders invited to The Run For A Million Cow Horse Challenge from the DT Horses Western Derby qualifier.

Over the past few days, we have crowned our first set of Derby Champions, paid out over $146,000 in the Horse Show classes, and raised over $13,000 for the NRCHYA.

The prelims for the Open and Non Pro Derby have concluded, and 73 horses are advancing to the Open and Non Pro finals on Saturday, June 11th. 

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