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2021 NRHA Derby

2021 NRHA Derby – Eduardo Ramirez

Eduardo Ramirez is another class-sweeper having won every level in every slate and high point championships in both levels of the Rookie classes at the NRHA Derby except the Prime …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Molly Cherry

Molly Cherry has big plans for Guaranteed A Magnum, lovingly called “Amos”, but still has lots to learn about him. In the meantime, she picked up a Prime Time Rookie …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Terry Saxton

Terry Saxton is still learning the “buttons” on MJG Hollywood Jersey, but kept her scores consistently high enough to win the Prime Time Rookie High Point Championship at the NRHA …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Abigail Dooley

Abigail Dooley has loved Top Haida from the start and is very proud to have won the Short Stirrup [2] Championship and the Short Stirrup High Point Championship at the …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Gracie Weeks

Gracie Weeks started riding One Last Starbuck a little over a year ago, and their partnership has been solid from the beginning. They finished their week at the NRHA Derby …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Becca Schaffhauser

Becca Scaffhauser feels like she still has some things to work on with Dun Got My Rest, but the team kept their scores high enough to win the 13 & …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Lydia Bell

Lydia Bell and Chics Want My Number earned high point championships in the Youth 14-18 and the Unrestricted Youth classes with two consistent runs at the NRHA Derby.

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2021 NRHA Derby – Natalie Vargo

Natalie Vargo and Surprized have now officially swept every Green Reiner Championship available at the NRHA Derby. Once they nail those stops like Natalie wants to, there’s no telling where …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Favorite Brand of Saddle

Some have a preferred brand of saddle, others ride what they have, and still others like them all! Listen to what these NRHA Derby attendees like to ride.

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2021 NRHA Derby – Favorite Thing about the NRHA Derby

There is lots to love about the NRHA Derby! These attendees weighed in about what their favorite things about it are. What is yours?

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2021 NRHA Derby – RHF Reiners Rope

The Reining Horse Foundation holds many fundraisers to fund their cause and Reiners Rope Dummy Roping held at the NRHA Derby is a favorite! Two former strangers to each other, …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Trevor Dare

Trevor Dare and “Hercules”, a.k.a. Jerseys Baby Driver, have been working their way toward this championship for some time. At the NRHA Derby, the stars aligned and the partnership was …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Josh Tishman

Josh Tishman rode Gunnarickashay to his first-ever Level 4 Final and left with the Level 3 Open NRHA Derby Championship after scoring a 223! In a couple of weeks, he’ll …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Fredrik Thomsson

Fredrik Thomsson came to the United States from Sweden to learn more about colt starting. He never planned that 28 years ago, he would be an independent reining trainer holding …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Debbie Brown

Like many other trainers, Debbie Brown has been chasing titles at major events. Pale Black Moon carried her to a tie in the NRHA Level 2 Open Derby with a …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Franky Vazquez

Franky Vazquez made a happy owner of Bethanie Penning when he scored a 218 and the NRHA Level 1 Open Derby Championship and shared a three-way tie in the Level …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Kynley Bell

Kynley Bell and Snap N Go have been working hard on their stops and are making great improvements. Their hard work was rewarded at the NRHA Derby with a 10 …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Carlee McCutcheon

Carlee McCutcheon and the Whizster snagged a Youth 14-18 [1] Championship at the NRHA Derby as they prepare for the Run For a Million Non Pro.

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2021 NRHA Derby – Lydia Bell

Lydia Bell is making her last year as a Youth rider count as much as she can with Chics Want My Number, her long-time partner in the show pen. The …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Taylor Bagby

Taylor Bagby had the highest-scoring run in the Youth classes at the NRHA Derby on Our Major Nite, a horse that she’s only had for about two weeks!

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2021 NRHA Derby – Eduardo Ramirez

Eduardo Ramirez and Jeweled Out know each other well. That partnership helped them win both levels of the Rookie [1] classes at the NRHA Derby.

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2021 NRHA Derby – Terry Saxton

Terry Saxton has had a hard time getting in sync with MJG Hollywood Jersey, but here at the NRHA Derby things seemed to be smoothing out for them when they …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Which fictional character would you like to bring to life?

Which fictional character would you like to bring to life and why?

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2021 NRHA Derby – Lane Colston

Lane Colston and Lil Ruf Whizkey are on fire at the NRHA Derby, having claimed their second and third divisions!  They added the Level 4 Non Pro Derby Championship and …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Jack Medows

With only about two rides that count on his sister’s Dream On Whiz, Jack Medows won an NRHA Level 3 Non Pro Derby Championship and looks forward to the 4-year-old’s …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Shaunda Rai Blinzler

Shaunda Rai Blinzler is coming back after a five-year hiatus from derbies but is getting her groove back with the NRHA Non Pro Derby Prime Time Championship.

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2021 NRHA Derby – Marc Wagman

Marc Wagman has a long history with Best Stops Belle, having shown her mother and grandmother already. With this mare, he scored a 216.5 to win the NRHA Masters Non …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Payton Neiberger

Although Payton Neiberger and Xtra Dun Step had a hard time getting acquainted early on, they are on the right track now and claimed the NRHA Non Pro Level 2 …

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2021 NRHA Derby – If Your Horse Could Talk

Have you ever wondered what your horse might say if he/she could talk? These NRHA Derby attendees probably have a pretty good idea!

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2021 NRHA Derby – Tate Wynn

Tate Wynn and his horse Im A Dun It Twist, also known as “Twister”, make a pretty good team as evidenced by the NRHA Para Reining Championship they won at …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Natalie Vargo

Natalie Vargo swapped Surprized’s role as an open horse to fit her in the Green Reiner, and at her first show with him, the NRHA Derby, she swept both levels …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Craig Schmersal

Craig Schmersal catch-rode his daughter, Addisyn’s, usual mount and put a second NRHA Novice Horse Derby title on her; this time in the Open.

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2021 NRHA Derby – Kole Price

After a rough night with Trendsettter, the inaugural Tamarack Ranch 4-Year-Old Open Stakes worked out in Kole Price’s favor when he rode the horse to the win with a 222.

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2021 NRHA Derby – Casey Hinton

The results are in for the NRHA Prime Time Open Derby and Casey Hinton led the field scoring a 220.5 on Mega Mag!

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2021 NRHA Derby – Bobby Avila

Bobby Avila has Dreaming of Guns running pretty consistently. Consistent enough to sweep all levels of the Novice Horse Open highpoint championships and the second slate of Novice Horse Open …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Bob’s Custom Saddles New Sponsorship Format for NRHA Futurity

NRHA Corporate Partner Bob’s Custom Saddles will be changing the format of their sponsorship with the addition of three “Shootouts” to the NAACs at the 2021 NRHA Futurity: The Bob’s …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Bob’s Custom Saddles New Trophy Saddle Design

NRHA Corporate Partner Bob’s Custom Saddles designed a new look for this year’s trophy saddles, and Vice President and Spokesman Chris Weaver explains the new look in this video.

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2021 NRHA Derby – Tristan Bagby

With two consistently high-scoring runs on Shina Gun, Tristan Bagby won the Non Pro High Point Championship at the NRHA Derby.

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2021 NRHA Derby – Jesse Asmussen

Jesse Asmussen and The Crowd Goes Wildd needed a redemption run after missing the NRHA Non Pro Derby Finals by just half a point, but got what they needed when …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Lisa Bricker

Lisa Bricker and Lotta Mobster made the most of their long trip from Southern California as they claimed their second championship at the NRHA Derby with a Novice Horse Non …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Brianna Anthony

Despite some trouble in the show pen, Brianna Anthony and Boujee still scored a 144 to win a Novice Horse Non Pro Level 1 [2] Co-Championship at the NRHA Derby.

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2021 NRHA Derby – JJ’s Bows & Leather Co.

This talented young craftswoman makes all sorts of jewelry and trinkets, a trade that she learned from her aunt. If you see her around the NRHA Derby be sure to …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Youth Gathering

The NRHyA Youth Gathering was loads of fun with a fun ice-breaker, rock painting, making signs to cheer on their favorite finalists, ice cream, and its own special scavenger hunt! …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Unwritten Rules

As it turns out, most of the unwritten rules of the reining industry are “not written” about the warm-up pen!

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2021 NRHA Derby – Mike Hancock

Former NRHA President Mike Hancock is out of the office and back in the saddle. After pulling his old partner, Nics Custom Dually, out of the pasture, the duo is …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Paul Queen

As long-time partners, Paul Queen and Outta Dough know each other well; hence their high point championships in the Intermediate Non Pro and Prime Time Non Pro at the NRHA …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Molly Cherry

Although Molly Cherry is still getting acquainted with former two-time NRHA Open Derby Champion Guaranteed A Magnum, she is still logging wins with a co-championship in the L1 8 & …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Lisa Klaus

Lisa Klaus appreciates being able to depend on 12-year-old Dun Its Red Berry. He gave her just the run she was expecting when they won a co-championship in the Level …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Bo Van Duys

Bo Van Duys and Voodoo Smokin Annie gained a co-championship title in the Level 1 Non Pro 8 & Up Maturity at the NRHA Derby and is excited about the …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Lauren Love

Lauren Love appreciates the new Story Book Stables Amateur Division at the NRHA Derby especially after she won it on Rebelvintage with a 218.

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2021 NRHA Derby – Vendors

While you are at the 2021 NRHA Derby in Oklahoma City, be sure to support the many great vendors!

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2021 NRHA Derby – 6666 Ranch

The Four Sixes Ranch is laden with history and tradition and the NRHA Derby is proud to have them as sponsors. Be sure to show your appreciation by stopping by …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Bobby Avila, Jr.

Bobby Avila knows that Dreaming Of Guns still has more to give but what she gave at the NRHA Derby was enough to tie for the win in the Novice …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Lane Colston

Lane Colston accomplished both of his goals in the prelims by making the Non Pro Derby Finals on Lil Ruf Whizkey and winning the event sponsored by and named for …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Bubble Doggies

Show kids find lots of things to entertain themselves while the grown-ups are showing, but these young entrepreneurs have found a way to make their time productive!

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2021 NRHA Derby – Trevor Dare

Trevor Dare snagged a joy ride on his client, Courtney Battison’s horse Corona Tag and made it count with championship titles in both the Novice Horse Open Level 2 [1] …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Doug Milholland

After logging his second ancillary win with the Novice Horse Open Level 1 [1] Championship, Doug Milholland is wishing he would have entered Gunnatwistya in the NRHA Derby!

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2021 NRHA Derby – Bo Van Duys

As she prepped Voodoo Smokin Annie for the 8 & Up Maturity at the NRHA Derby, Bo Van Duys won the Limited Non Pro [2] and the subsequent High Point …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Lanie Petroll

The NRHA Derby is full of young entrepreneurs, like this young lady who is selling poems to add to her savings, so visit the Petroll Reining Horses stalls if you …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Sumer Opinker

Sumer Opinker and Concealed Guns have been having great success at the NRHA Derby! On Sunday, they won the Rookie Professional [1], then on Monday, they won the Intermediate Open …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Doug Milholland

Doug Milholland feels that being an NRHA judge makes him a better showman. It certainly appeared so when he won the Limited Open [2] at the NRHA Derby on Gunnatwistya …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Franco Bertolani

With two outstanding Cardinal Hill Training Center stallions, Masked Gun (1st) and Dun It For Whizkey (2nd), Franco Bertolani swept the Open [1] at the NRHA Derby!

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2021 NRHA Derby – Josh Crawley

Preparing Lil Sancho Joe for owner David Hobbs to ride, Josh Crawley won the Intermediate Open [1] at the NRHA Derby.

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2021 NRHA Derby – Heather Servies

Heather Servies has been partnered with Gunners Genes, owned by Sheri Aaberg) for about five years so they were more than ready for the Limited Open Championship they won at …

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2021 NRHA Derby – Lisa Bricker

While getting some quality bonding time with her dad at the NRHA Derby, Lisa Bricker won the Novice Horse Non Pro Level 1 Championship on Lotta Mobster with a 143.5.

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2021 NRHA Derby – Raeanna Thayn

Without much show time on her horse, Roseswhiz, Raeanna Thayn won a co-championship in the Novice Horse Non Pro Level 2 at the NRHA Derby.

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2021 NRHA Derby – Kalyn Sanders

Kalyn Sanders gave all the glory to her horse, Got That Iowa Shine, when she won the Intermediate and Limited Non Pro [1] at the NRHA Derby.

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2021 NRHA Derby – Morris Kulmer

In preparation for his horse’s last NRHA Derby, Morris Kulmer scored big to win the Non Pro [1] and Prime Time Non Pro [1] on NVR What A Lucky Joe.

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