Monthly Archives: October 2006

11.25.06 - Shawn Flarida Takes the Lead at the 2006 NRHA Futurity

Shawn Flarida clearly demonstrated the talents that recently made him NRHA’s second Two Million Dollar Rider when he logged the top two scores in the second day of NRHA Futurity competition at the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. Shawn went to the head of the class on Senor Tejano Whiz (Topsail Whiz x Tejana ...

10.24.06 - Unofficial Results From FEI World Reining Masters Finals

Tough competition from the best reiners in the world over the weekend at the FEI World Reining Masters Finals held in Denver, Colorado, USA. Reiners from the USA and Canada took home the top awards in the Open Division. European reiners from Austria, Belgium and France dominated the Restricted Division. It is an honor and quite ...

10.24.06 - Europeans Finish Strong In Restricted Division At FEI World Reining Masters Finals

World-class reiners from Austria, Belgium and France took home the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in the Restricted Division at the FEI World Reining Masters Finals competition held Saturday, October 21 at the National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado, USA. Rudi Kronsteiner, representing Austria, won the Gold medal in the Restricted Division with a score of ...

10.24.06 - Reining Horse Sports Foundation Awards $5,000 In Scholarships

The Reining Horse Sports Foundation (RHSF) is helping dreams of a college education come true for five National Reining Horse Youth Association (NRHyA) members. The RHSF recently awarded five $1,000 scholarships to help the high school seniors further excel in their future careers and National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) competition. RHSF President Frank Costantini says it’s ...

10.22.06 - Americans Take Gold and Silver at FEI World Reining Masters Finals

Americans dominate at the FEI World Reining Masters Finals, Saturday, October 21 in Denver, Colorado, taking home both the Gold and Silver medals. Gold Medalist Shawn Flarida of Springfield, Ohio, scored 223.5 in the Masters Open Division riding Tinsel Nic. He earned an unofficial $17,906.25 gaining him an elite distinction within the National Reining Horse ...

10.22.06 - Shawn Flarida Breaks Into Two Million Dollar Rider Club

In grand style and competing against the best reiners in the world, champion reiner Shawn Flarida, Springfield, Ohio, broke into the elite Two Million Dollar Rider Club Saturday night at the FEI World Reining Masters Finals in Denver, Colorado. Flarida becomes only the second rider in National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) history to earn this ...

10.21.06 - Reiners At FEI World Reining Masters Finals Not Riding Own Horses

The most elite reiners in the world are in Denver, CO, preparing to compete in the FEI World Reining Masters Finals tonight at the National Western Complex. Riders from 18 different countries around the globe have qualified to compete for $100,000 in prize money. While many say it’s an honor to represent their country in ...

10.20.06 - World’s Best Reiners Countdown To FEI World Reining Masters Finals

Oklahoma City, OK – October 20, 2006 – The most elite reiners in the world have traveled across oceans, continents and around the globe to compete in the FEI World Reining Masters Finals in Denver this Saturday, October 21. Reiners from 18 different countries including Israel, Italy, Canada and the Dominican Republic have qualified to ...

10.18.06 - Shawn Flarida Closing In On Two Million

Oklahoma City, OK – October 18, 2006 – World Champion Reiner Shawn Flarida is unofficially less than $10,000 away from becoming only the second NRHA Two Million Dollar Rider in National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) history. Flarida could edge closer to two million this weekend at the FEI World Reining Masters Finals in Denver, CO. ...

10.11.06 - Andrea Fappani Breaks Into the NRHA Million Dollar Rider Club!

Andrea Fappani, San Marcos, California, broke another NRHA record when he became the first European rider to break the million dollar earnings mark and join the elite NRHA Million Dollar Rider club. Though the results are still unofficial pending receipt of show results in the NRHA Office, Andrea earned approximately $32,000 in the Scottsdale Classic ...

10.05.06 - Second Day Of NRHA Reining Competition At All-American Quarter Horse Congress Brings Surprises

Oklahoma City, OK – Thursday, October 5 - There were a lot of surprises from the second day of NRHA Reining competition at the All-American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, OH. NRHA Reiners competed in two different classes with four riders walking away first place winners. On Monday afternoon, first place in the NRHA Limited Open ...

10.05.06 - Down To The Wire Competition As NRHA Reiners Compete In Novice Horse Divisions At All-American Quarter Horse Congress

Oklahoma City, OK – October 3 – Reining is known for being an action-packed sport, and the NRHA Reining competition right now at the 2006 All-American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, OH, is not disappointing fans in any way. The first classes, held Sunday afternoon, turned into an exciting finish for the NRHA Novice Horse Non ...

10.03.06 - NRHA TAKES YOU INSIDE THE SPORT OF REINING ON TV

Oklahoma City, OK – October 3, 2006 – We have exciting news about the action packed sport of Reining and the National Reining Horse Association. Beginning in January 2007, the NRHA will begin taking you inside the sport of Reining through a new television show airing on RFD-TV. The Wide World of Horses presents NRHA Inside ...