Fairytale performance from Lorenza O’Farrill.

The host nation turned on the magic once again to win the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Mexico 2019 at Coapexpan today with a gutsy and determined performance. The Mexican side of Patricio Pasquel (47), Manuel Gonzalez Dufrane (25), Lorenza O’Farrill (49) and Salvador Onate (41) produced a spectacular result, confirming their supremacy without having to call up anchorman Onate in the second round and pinning USA into runner-up spot while Canada finished third.

May 6, 2019 –  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma –  The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Executive Committee and Board of Directors spent two days this week at the sport’s international headquarters in Oklahoma City discussing a variety of topics, all with one goal in mind—improving and growing the sport of reining. These significant conversations concluded on Tuesday, April 30.

Hollywoodstinseltown has unofficially become the newest National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Two Million Dollar Sire, thanks to the recent success of his offspring at the National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) in Katy, Texas. Shining In Town won just under $23,000, Miss Whizzletown earned in excess of $17,900, and Hollywooddirtysecret took home $8,750, shooting their sire above the $2 million mark. Hollywoodstinseltown is by the late NRHA Hall of Fame Inductee and Six Million Dollar Sire Hollywood Dun It and out of Hall of Fame Inductee Miss Tinseltown.

Bet Yer Blue Boons, NCHA Open World Champion, the first horse ever to score 233 points in an NCHA finals event, and an all-time leading producer of earners of $1.8 million, died on Wednesday May 1, following colic surgery.

The National Reined Cow Horse Association Merit Award program was created to recognize elite equine athletes that steadily succeed throughout their reined cow horse show career.  Merit awards are determined by the horse’s NRCHA lifetime earnings – whether win checks are earned at regional or national level shows. The current Merit Award levels are: Certificate of Ability, Superior Cow Horse Award and Supreme Reined Cow Horse. Earnings won in the Limited or “boxing” classes are only applicable for the Certificate of Ability level.

Scottsdale, AZ _April 30, 2019_ THE RUN FOR A MILLION, located at the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center August 15 – 17, 2019, will award the richest purse in the history of Reining. Offering over $1,000,000 in prize money, this one of a kind event has garnered worldwide attention including the interest of Oded Fein, owner of MS Diamonds TX. This prestigious company will exhibit their quality craftsmanship by creating a one of a kind three-carat yellow diamond ring for the owner of the horse that wins the Million Dollar Invitational.

End of this first edition of the Hubside Spring Tour, an international show jumping competition, organised at the Ecuries du Golfe du Saint-Tropez, in Grimaud (Var). After two weekends of intense 2 and 4* competitions, France’s Guillaume Foutrier was the winner of the CSI 4* Grand Prix.

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