The Reining Horse Foundation Board of Directors has elected Andrea Stillo of Pilot Point, Texas, to serve on the Board of Directors. Under RHF Bylaws, the recommendation was reviewed and approved by the NRHA Board of Directors at the August meeting.

Published in Reining
Monday, 31 August 2020 06:43

2020 Idaho CHA Futurity Daily Update

High notes from 2020 Idaho Futurity final day
The 2020 Idaho CHA Futurity, at Idaho Horse Park in Nampa, concluded its 10-day agenda on August 30, with a full slate of Non-Pro and Amateur working finals.
Non-Pro 4-Year-Old Derby
Janet Westfall, Los Olivos, Calif., was winner of the Derby 4-Year-Old with 217 points on Sugarlesss LTE $26,061, a homegrown Kit Kat Sugar gelding, who her husband, Russ, had shown to place twelfth in the Open Finals.  Sugarlesss is out of the CD Royal daughter Lil Bit Reckless LTE $231,124, who won the 2010 Idaho Futurity 5/6 Open Classic under Russ Westfall, while Janet claimed reserve in the Non-Pro Finals.

Published in Cutting
Tuesday, 25 August 2020 06:38

2020 NRCHA World Championship Qualification

After extensive research and consideration, the NRCHA Board of Directors have modified World Championship qualification requirements for the 2020 show season. The show season will end on November 15, 2020, as usual, but the "top twenty" and "in the same region" requirements have been waived for this year.

Published in Pro Rodeo Events

The National Reined Cow Horse Association has returned to fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada, for the Stallion Stakes. For eight consecutive years, the elite South Point Arena and Equestrian Center has been home to the NRCHA Stakes.

The event, historically held in March, features 4-and 5-year-old horses who are sired by Subscribed Stallions. This year, the rescheduled Stakes will also feature a Pre-Futurity for 3-year-old horses. In addition to these robust limited age events, the Stakes offers a complete set of horse show classes and several three-event spectaculars. For nine days, the top horses and riders in the country will vie for $500,000 in payouts and a plethora of prizes.

Published in Cowhorse

Win pushes Leme’s lead on world No. 2 to 365.75 points

In the shadow of Utah’s state capitol building, world No. 1 Jose Vitor Leme (Ribas do Rio Pardo, Brazil) finished the 2020 TicketSmarter Invitational, presented by Cooper Tires, with a bang. The Brazilian’s championship round ride had the socially distanced crowd erupting inside Days of ’47 Arena.

Published in Pro Rodeo Events

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Board of Directors met via video conference to conduct association business. The agenda included 2021 rule change proposals, review of the proposed 2021 fees policy and a financial report among other items of business.

Published in Reining

AQHA International launches new virtual educational marketplace clinics to bring American Quarter Horse education to all international membership regions.
AQHA International recognizes that even amid a global pandemic, our members are still eager for educational opportunities to learn more about American Quarter Horse health, riding, anatomy and more. To make education more accessible to international members, AQHA is excited to bring educational resources directly to those members through an online learning platform. This will allow even more AQHA enthusiasts around the globe to engage with AQHA and industry professionals.

Published in Town Talk

Utah’s Keyshawn Whitehorse in Fifth After Round 1

As PBR (Professional Bull Riders) bucked on in the second half of the 2020 Unleash The Beast tour season, Days of ’47 Arena and the Rocky Mountains played as the backdrop of world No. 1 Jose Vitor Leme’s (Ribas do Rio Pardo, Brazil) bounce-back in Round 1 of the 2020 TicketSmarter Invitational, after a disappointing outing last weekend.

Published in Pro Rodeo Events

Under new leadership, the Deutsche Quarter Horse Association makes realignment with AQHA a top priority.

In a series of meetings and votes between March and August 2020, the Deutsche Quarter Horse Association (DQHA) membership made clear its intention to take the necessary steps to realign as an affiliate of the American Quarter Horse Association, the world’s largest equine breed organization.

Published in Town Talk
Thursday, 20 August 2020 15:49

2020 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo

The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association remains committed to hosting the 2020 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. There is no question – the 2020 PRORODEO World Champions will be crowned.

Published in Pro Rodeo Events
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