The National Reined Cow Horse Association is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has hired Anna Morrison as NRCHA Executive Director.

“Anna brings a wealth of experience and industry knowledge to our association,” said Corey Cushing, NRCHA President. “The NRCHA Board of Directors invested a great deal of time and thought into locating just the right candidate for the position of NRCHA Executive Director. We feel that Anna is a great fit for this very crucial role within our association and we’re excited to have her join the team.”

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Open Hackamore Classic and NRCHA horse show action dominated the day here at the $1.3 million National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity ®, presented by Metallic Cat. Designated for 4- and 5-year-old hackamore horses shown in the traditional headgear used by the early day Vaqueros, Hackamore Classic entries show in each of the three phases of cow horse competition—the herd, rein and fence work.

Over in the iconic Will Rogers Coliseum, bridle horses took center stage today as championships were decided in Non Pro divisions. Youth Limited competitors then took to the arena, followed by NRCHA Cowboy Class Invitational entries to wrap up an action-packed day.

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A great season finale for ERCHA with the Futurity & Autumn Show held in Travagliato, Italy.

It was a One Man Show for Giovanni Campanaro who took the $15,000-added ERCHA/NRCHA OKAMI Ranch Open Futurity title riding Cap Bet Aristo Cat, tied for the Reserve Championship with Shesa Genuinelypepto and qualified six horses for the Finals!
The spotlight was on Italian Professional Giovanni Campanaro on Sunday afternoon in Travagliato, Italy, where the European Reined Cow Horse (ERCHA)/National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Cow Work Futurity Finals were held.

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The National Reined Cow Horse Association proud to announce that WestWorld of Scottsdale will host the 2021 NRCHA Derby presented by DT Horses LLC, home of NRCHA champion stallions Hickory Holly Time and Nineteen Ten. A multi-year agreement between the world-renowned equestrian facility and NRCHA makes Scottsdale, Arizona, home to the NRCHA Derby, which features 4- and 5-year-old reined cow horses, beginning in June 2021 through 2023.

Published in Cowhorse
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.

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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.

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ERCHA/NRCHA Pre Futurity & Derby: Smart Play Wyatt rides Giovanni Campanaro to the Pre Futurity and Derby Open Championships; Eliane Gfeller and CR Rosie The Riveter take the Non Pro Derby title, and Alessandro Tugnoli riding Smarttarisdeal claims the Pre Futurity Non Pro Championship.

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NRCHA Eastern Derby
July 14 - 19 /// Cordova (Memphis), Tennessee

The National Reined Cow Horse Association is proud to debut its first premier event east of the Mississippi. The Dom Conicelli Memorial Eastern Derby, presented by MARS Equestrian™, has been added to the premier event schedule. For 2020, the Eastern Derby will be held at the AgriCenter International ShowPlace Arena, in Cordova, Tennessee. Added money of $64,450 will be dispersed among a Pre-Futurity, Derby, two full-slates of horse show classes and several spectaculars. A free, live webcast will be available throughout the duration of the event.

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After careful evaluation of the current situation, the ERCHA Board met and voted on the following changes made in the best interest of our members:
• The ERCHA/NRCHA FUTURITY and the ERCHA/NRCHA AUTUMN SHOW, will take place in Travagliato on September 24-27.
• The added money will remain the
$ 20.000-added ERCHA/NRCHA Futurity
$ 3.300-added ERCHA/NRCHA Autumn Show
$ 1.750-added ERCHA Championship
• ERCHA/NRCHA DERBY & ERCHA/NRCHA FUTURITY FINALS will also be held for the Limited Open and Intermediate Non Pro divisions
• We are pleased to announce that the ERCHA/NRCHA Non Pro Hackamore has been added to the ERCHA Championship classes starting from the upcoming Derby.

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A thrilling day of reined cow horse action on Saturday, June 13, wrapped up the main event at the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Jack and Phoebe Cooke Memorial Derby. Open and non pro riders took center stage at the WestWorld of Scottsdale in sunny Arizona. The top combined score rode away with the prestigious NRCHA Derby Champion title and a share of more than $330,000.

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