In a field of 20 entries, NRHA Million Dollar Rider Ann Fonck rode to a 221 top score riding Golden Paint Ranch's 8-year-old mare Spook N Perla (NRHA Five Million Dollar Sire Smart Spook x Shine On Ruff) and also qualified her two other horses: Gunners Specialolena (NRHA Three Million Dollar Sire Gunners Special Nite x Dolly Jac Olena) owned by Diego Dalla Gassa — after posting a 220.5 — as well as Made in Walla (NRHA Two Million Dollar Sire Walla Walla Whiz x Hollywood Made) for owners Sabine Lisec and Chuck Klipfel with a 218.

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Gunners Special Nite does it again: He has unofficially become the newest National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Three Million Dollar Sire. He reached this milestone less than one year after joining the NRHA Two Million Dollar Sire list in September 2018.

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In the ninth edition of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Open Derby Finals, it was the first horse-rider-combination in the second section that held the top score all the way through the end of the 19 finalists.

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Though it will all be about reining, the sun shines bright on the upcoming CS Ranch summer. The beautiful ranch situated in Givrins, Switzerland, is not only the home of champions; it is where champions are made!

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The 67.000-added euro IRHA/NRHA Open Derby finals wrapped up the 2019 edition the show open 4-, 5-, 6-, and 7-year old horses. Once the last horse-rider combination left the show arena, three of the four Open Championships were conquered by two European professionals in their early 20s: Lucasz Czechowicz of Poland and Nico Sicuro of Italy.

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Gunnalittlestep (NRHA Two Million Dollar Sire Gunnatrashya x Gay Jays Llittle Step), owned by Ambrosini Quarter Horses ASD,  made the Level (L)4 and L3 Non Pro European Futurity finals with Paolo Ambrosini in the saddle.  A few days before the IRHA Derby, Paolo decided to let his son, Carlo, show him. With the 4-year-old gelding between the reins, the 19-year-old Italian rider posted the highest score in the L4 Non Pro qualifier with a 217.5.

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The deadline for the $80,000-added AustrianRHA Futurity & NRHA Show 2019 is appoaching: July 1.  Austria’s premier reining show is scheduled for August 21 until 24 at the favility of WTC H&D Schulz QH in Wiener Neustadt. The event offers a guaranteed money of $10,000 each for the Level 4 Open Futurity Champion of the 3-year-old horses and the 4-year-old horses. Horses can be entered now online at  HYPERLINK "http://www.showmanager.info" www.showmanager.info.

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The 2019 edition of the Euro 67.000-added Italian Reining Horse Association (IRHA) Derby opened the arena on Monday, May 20, to the Open and Non Pro go-round. The Open division counted 104 entries across the four levels

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An official documentary feature film about Michael Schumacher, fully supported by the German's family, is to be released later this year.

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The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Executive Committee and Board of Directors convened on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 to share and discuss the thoughts and concerns of the membership regarding how the Run for a Million Invitational will affect NRHA Lifetime Earnings (LTE). The board unanimously voted in favor of creating a new category so that the earnings from the Run for a Million Invitational will not count towards LTE and NRHA Million Dollar status.

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