AQHA invites members to attend a fun and exciting convention. New at the convention are the equine industry small business workshop and industry town hall meeting. The equine industry small business workshop, sponsored by the AQHA Professional Horsemen’s Council, is from 8:30 a.m. to noon on... Read More
The 2015 Barrel Futurities of America World Championships will be available LIVE at barrelhorsenews.com. The show will continues today and ends on December 12th! Read More
the American Quarter Horse Association Executive Committee barred the use of lip chains in show horses beginning January 1, 2016. “The Association and the AQHA Executive Committee take a firm stand on animal welfare for the protection of the horse and for the future of the breed, along with... Read More
The pair had already left their mark in the show pen this year after claiming the NRBC Level 2 and Level 1 Championship. Winard’s family purchased Tags Golden Star, by Whiz N Tag Chex out of Boogies Smart Star, in September of 2014 at the High Roller Reining Classic. “I got to ride him a couple... Read More
Tish Fappani rode her three-year-old stallion Legend Slides Wright to win the 2015 Cinch Non Pro Futurity and take home over $36,000! Legend Slides Wright is by Custom Legend and out of She Slides Wright (by Smart Little Lena) and is a 2014 Markel Insurance Futurity Prospect Sale graduate. The... Read More
The National Reining Horse Association’s Marketplace sale set a new bar for success last night, exceeding last year’s performance by more than 47 percent. Last year, 71 horses were sold in the Marketplace sale for an average sale price of $6,059. This year, the Marketplace sale blew the roof off... Read More
Twenty-three past National Reining Horse Association Futurity champions walked the red carpet during a gala event held at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds on Thursday night, December 3. The celebration, which featured Grammy Award-winning artist Lyle Lovett and his Large Band, marked an important... Read More
Tamra was seen riding Gunner Git Ya Dun, a 7-year-old mare by NRHA Seven Million Dollar Sire Gunner and out of Gotta Git Ya Dun (by Country Dyna) who boasts more than $72,000 in NRHA competition. “It was a very good day for me!” said an enthused Tamra. “We bought ‘Heidi’ at the end of her 3-year... Read More
Mark Rafacz and Better Not Rest (Custom Crome x Rest Stop x Topsail Cody), a fifteen-year-old gelding a.k.a. ‘Jay’, owned by Mark, has won more than $81,000 LTE. On day one of competition, the duo had claimed the Adequan® NAAC Open Championship. Today, Mark’s wife, Shannon, scored a 219 with the... Read More
David Hansen qualified at the Northwest Affiliate Regional Championship and rode for the West Coast Reining Horse Association aboard Laura Johnson’s Vintage Sparks (A Sparkling Vintage x Chic Hickory Doc x Smart Chic Olena). Last to go in the draw, Hansen took home the championship as well as... Read More

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