The Reining Horse Foundation Board of Directors has elected new officers and Board members. Tim Anderson of Milbank, South Dakota, was re-elected to serve a two-year term as president of the nonprofit charitable arm of NRHA. Rick Clark of Catlettsburg, Kentucky, is the new vice president, and Nancy Tague of Pilot Point, Texas, is the new Secretary/Treasurer. Under new Bylaws approved in 2023, as vice president, Clark will be automatically nominated for the office of president for a two-year term beginning in 2026.

It was another eventful day at Art of the Cowgirl in Arizona. We hosted more clinics & workshops, Wrangler All Women's Ranch Rodeo Preliminaries presented by COWGIRL Magazine, Kimes Ranch Jeans World's Greatest Horsewoman Steer Stopping & Fence Work presented by Western Horseman and the Cowgirl Fiesta! We are ready for more events and a packed schedule today!
If you're not with us in person, make sure to livestream here.

That’s a wrap on the first day of Art of the Cowgirl. It was great to see everyone back in Arizona at the Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre. Today included: clinics, workshops, Kimes Ranch Jeans World’s Greatest Horsewoman Rein Work presented by Western Horseman, vendors, Wrangler All Women’s Ranch Rodeo presented by COWGIRL Magazine and much more! We can't wait to continue on throughout the next few days as we make this a memorable year. Let's kick off day 2!

Herd Work Preliminary Results
Yesterday we kicked off the Kimes Ranch World's Greatest Horsewoman Presented By Western Horseman Herd Work Preliminaries. It was amazing to see all the women show up and show out. Congratulations to Kelsey Love Thomas and Kit Kat Jerrie on their herd work high score! You can view the full results here.

With an unwavering commitment to excellence and a legacy defined by exceptionalism, SG Frozen Enterprize has consistently showcased immense talent and athleticism, passing down his abilities to the next generation of reining athletes. His progeny’s outstanding performances across various competitions have been a testament to his enduring legacy and have resulted in the stallion achieving recognition as the newest National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) $2 Million Sire.

After a rigorous season of competition spanning the globe, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) concluded 2023 by honoring the horses, riders, and owners who earned one of 16 NRHA World Championships.
“These riders demonstrated unwavering commitment to their equine athletes, the sport, and its rich traditions,” said NRHA Commissioner Billy Smith.

LAS VEGAS – It was a fitting end to an amazing season for bareback rider Keenan Hayes Saturday night.
The Hayden, Colo., native became the first cowboy to win a PRCA Bareback Riding World Championship in his rookie season.

LAS VEGAS – A fourth PRCA World Championship picture is right in focus for saddle bronc rider Zeke Thurston on Friday night.
The Big Valley, Alberta, cowboy made sure of that by winning Round 9 at the 2023 Wrangler National Finals Rodeo presented by Teton Ridge before 17,621 fans at the Thomas & Mack Center.

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is thrilled to announce a historic milestone in the world of reining, as the legendary stallion Wimpys Little Step becomes the second stallion to reach $13 million in offspring earnings. This remarkable achievement underscores Wimpys Little Step’s enduring legacy as a preeminent sire in the reining industry and further solidifies his impact on the sport.

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