Local Rider Tops the Pack!

March 2017

Amy Rushing Wins Rookie of the Year by Sally Sutherland   One of the highlights of the reining horse show year is the Silver Spurs Equine Rookie of the Year competition held during the North American Affiliates Finals in Oklahoma City. To qualify as a Rookie, you must be a …

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Looking Forward to a New Show Year

January 2017

How to Qualify for Finals by Sally Sutherland   By now everyone is back from the end-of-year finals of their various associations and so it’s time to plan for next year’s qualifying periods. For the National Reining Horse Association, you will need to select a local affiliate club and attend …

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WRHA Wraps Up the 2016 Show Season

Thank You to Our Sponsors by Sally Sutherland   The Fall Spectacular in Wenatchee was well attended with many riders putting the finishing polish on as they got ready for the affiliate finals. The highlight of the show was the Maturity class for horses 7 years old and over and …

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Last Show of the Season


Winding Down with a Bang! By Sally Sutherland   The Washington Reining Horse Association presents their last show of the year September 29th through October 2nd at the Appleatchee Riders arena in Wenatchee. The Fall Spectacular is sponsored by Sky River Equestrian Center of Sultan, Washington. We are winding down the year …

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The June Classic

The June Classic

Winners and Sponsors By Sally Sutherland   The June Classic Show featured the Maturity for horses 7 years and over and the John Slack Memorial Buckle class for beginning riders sponsored by Charles Schramm. The Open Maturity allows any rider to show and was won by Jordan McBurney on Starlite …

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The Classic in Monroe

Something for Everyone at Annual Show June 2-5 by Sally Sutherland   The Spring Fling and Derby are in the books and the Washington Reining Horse Association now moves on to their second show of the season in Monroe, WA June 2—5. The Classic, sponsored by Maria Danieli Real Estate …

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WRHA: Spring Fling and Derby Show


Show for Young Horses to be Held in Wenatchee April 8-10 by Sally Sutherland   Calling all owners of 4, 5 and 6-year-old reining horses! The WRHA will kick off the season in April at the Appleatchee Riders Arena in Wenatchee with the annual Spring Fling and Derby, April 8th …

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WRHA Wraps up the Year

Results from the North American Affiliate Finals and NRHA Futurity by Sally Sutherland   The end of the reining horse show calendar revolves around the North American Affiliate Finals and the NRHA Futurity Show at Oklahoma City the last week of November and first week of December. Each NRHA affiliate …

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WRHA: From the Fall Spectacular to the Regional Affiliate Championships


The Washington Reining Horse Association (WRHA) will be holding the Fall Spectacular at the Appleatchee Riding Club October 2-4, 2015.  The top 15 WRHA member horse and rider combinations qualified earlier in the show season for the opportunity to show at the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Regional Affiliate Championships …

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