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Wimpys Little Step becomes NRHA 7 Million Dollar Sire

FROM NRHA PRESS By Hayley Lewallen – In eight months after achieving the six million dollar mark, Wimpys Little Step is the newest National Reining Horse Association’s (NRHA) Seven Million Dollar Sire. This makes him the second stallion to earn … Continue reading

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2014 NRHA Eligibility Policy

The NRHA Board of Directors has set the eligibility policy for 2014: Category 1 Class Name Earnings Cap Categories Included Years Intermediate Open $17,500 1,2,4,5,6,8 1/1/2012-12/31/2013 Limited Open $10,000 1,2,4,5,6,8 Lifetime Rookie Professional $2,500 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 Lifetime Intermediate Non Pro $10,000 … Continue reading

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Lil Ruf Peppy – NRHA 3 Million Dollar Sire

FROM NRHA PRESS Lil Ruf Peppy, owned by Lil Ruf Peppy Syndicate, has now become the National Reining Horse Association’s (NRHA) ninth Three Million Dollar Sire with official NRHA offspring earnings of over $3,006,100. The 1991 stallion is by Peppy … Continue reading

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Hot Coded Candy Legacy

FROM NRHA PRESS Hot Coded Candy, producer of offspring earning over $333,000 in NRHA events, passed away in her sleep at Cinder Lakes Ranch in Valley View, Texas. Born in 1991, the sorrel mare was by The Hot Express and … Continue reading

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Shawn Flarida becomes first NRHA 5 Million Dollar Rider

  Congratulations to Shawn Flarida riding Tinseltown Fly Guy, by Hollywoodstinseltown out of Fly Flashy Jac. They finished Reserve Champions in the 2013 NRHA Open Futurity Tinseltown Gly Guy is owned by Fritz Leeman. This ride put Shawn over the … Continue reading

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Adequan Supply Update

From Adequan – Shirley, NY (August 1, 2013) – Luitpold Animal Health, a division of Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc., manufacturers of Adequan® IM, Adequan® IA, and Adequan® Canine provide the following supply interruption update: In 2012, Luitpold renovated and upgraded its Shirley, … Continue reading

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Shining Spark is NRHA Newest Four Million Dollar Sire

FROM NRHA PRESS – by Haylew Lewallen The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is excited to announce that 2011 Hall of Fame Inductee Shining Spark has become the association’s sixth Four Million Dollar Sire. This historic milestone puts him among … Continue reading

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Colonels Smoking Gun (Gunner) Laid to Rest

FROM MCQUAYSTABLES.COM NEWS RELEASE At McQuay Stables in Tioga, Texas, the focus has long been on exceptional performance – both human and equine. But people close to owners Tim and Colleen McQuay know that underlying all the awards and accolades the … Continue reading

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Gunner is newest NRHA Five Million Dollar Sire

FROM NRHA PRESS – For Immediate Release – By Hayley Lewallen – Oklahoma City, Okla. –May 14, 2013 – In less than nine months after earning his Four Million Dollar Sire status, Gunner (AQHA Colonels Smoking Gun; APHA Colonels Smokingun) has … Continue reading

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2012 NRHA Professional Award Recipients

2012 NRHA Professional Award Recipients FROM NRHA PRESS | By Christina Brezack – The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Professional of the Year Awards recognizes and honors individuals who exemplify excellence in the NRHA community as an NRHA Professional.  These awards … Continue reading

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