The twenty top-ranked pairs from Friday's Longines Grand Prix took part in the prestigious Equita Masters presented by Hermès Sellier, organised over two rounds on Saturday evening at the Longines Equita Lyon, Concours Hippique International. Switzerland's Steve Guerdat, the reigning European champion, won the class on Caracho, at the end of a breathtaking battle.

Lyon, November 3 —  The $300,595-added NRHA European Derby held in Lyon, France, during the renowned Equita Lyon fair, closed the third day of reining competition with the Non Pro Derby Finals. It was ladies night in the Oklahoma Arena where a very high level of competition was showcased. Storming into the arena as draw four in the second section of the ELEMENTA European Derby Non Pro Finals, Belgium's Jody Fonck with Smart Spooky Joe under the saddle set the bar high by performing to a 223. Their score held until the end and the pair pocketed the Level (L) 4, 3 and 2 Championships as well as the Youth Non Pro Championship.

Lyon, November 2 — A thrilling NRHA European Derby Open qualifier filled the day in Equita Lyon where the 13th edition of the prestigious NRHA-owned event is being held. The fight was on as 104 horse-rider combinations gave it their all vying for a spot in the Finals which will be held on Saturday, November 4.

One of Europe’s largest equestrian trade and horse shows, Equita Lyon in Lyon, France, is host to the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Derby. Today, reining competition kicked-off hit the ‘Oklahoma Arena’ with the ELEMENTA Non Pro European go round counting 98 combinations vying for a ticket to the Finals which will be held on Friday, November 3.

Lyon, October 31 — Equita Lyon has once again set the stage for the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Derby. Open to 5-, 6-, 7-, and 8-year-old horses entered in the NRHA Nomination Program, the 13th edition offers a total of Euro 267.661 added money (subject to change in nominations) and will be held on November 1-5 in Lyon, France.

Fans of reining and members of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) alike have seen NRHA Professional Casey Deary holding a top spot among leaderboards this past year, which led to his latest accomplishment, becoming an NRHA Four Million Dollar Rider. Deary passed this milestone just over one year after becoming an NRHA Three Million Dollar Rider.

After being rescheduled due to the storm on site in the morning, the two Grand Prix in El Jadida, 1* and 4*, were held as normal thanks to the indoor arena. All's well that ends well for Virginie Thonon and Q - Famous Van Berg Op Zoom, winner of the ONMT CSI1* Grand Prix and for Italy’s Emanuele Gaudiano with Nicolaj de Music, winner of the World Cup Grand Prix of His Majesty King Mohammed VI. The Italian achieved the same feat as Abdelkebir Ouaddar last year, winning both the Grand Prix of Tétouan and El Jadida.

Stare Żukowice, Poland - The $74,800-added Roleski 4 Spins Futurity kicked off on October 19 at the beautiful Roleski Ranch, owned by reining enthusiast and breeder Katarzyna Roleska who also owns Poland’s first NRHA Million Dollar Sire, Colonels Shining Gun.

The Roleski 4 Spins Circuit officially closed the show season and year-end Champions were also determined.



Two French victories in the two 4* classes on the third day of the El Jadida CSI. By winning the Prix FPB with his young Anglo-Arab Espri du Figuier, Olivier Robert showed the way to Nicolas Deseuzes who claimed the win at a neck-breaking speed. His mount, Eldorado Sunheup Z, is  built to win, according to his rider. "I can make headway over obstacles, he keeps his balance naturally, and he's very respectful," he said.

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