City, OK –
October 24 – Tough competition from the best reiners in
the world over the weekend at the FEI
World Reining Masters Finals held in Denver,
Reiners from the USA
took home the top awards in the Open Division. European
reiners from Austria,
dominated the Restricted Division.
is an honor and quite an accomplishment for these riders to qualify
to compete for their individual countries in the FEI
World Reining Masters Finals. The National Reining Horse
Association (NRHA) congratulates and thanks all of them for promoting
the sport of Reining around the world.
is a list of the unofficial results from both Open and Restricted
Divisions. The results are considered “official”
when they’re posted by the FEI,
the Federation Equestre Internationale.
place and the Gold medal went to Shawn Flarida of Springfield,
Flarida rode Tinsel Nic owned by Rosanne Sternberg of East
With a score of 223.5, Flarida won $17,906.25.
Silver medal and $14,325.00 went to Tom McCutcheon, of Aubrey,
McCutcheon rode Smartest Chic Olena owned by Terry Owens of Weimar,
McCutcheon scored 223.
place and the Bronze medal were won by Shawna Sapergia, of Cochrane,
Sapergia rode BL Whiz Kid owned by Gilbert D and Rhonda Thompson
of Ardrossan, AB,
CAN, and scored 221.5 to take home $9,311.25 in prize money.
place and $7,162.50 went to Rudi Kronsteiner representing Austria.
He rode Setting Off Sparks owned by Rosanne Sternberg of East
Kronsteiner scored 219.5.
in fifth was Bernard Fonck of Belgium.
Fonck scored 217.5 riding Don Quintana, owned by Francois Gauthier
of Lucama, NC,
also won $6,446.25 in prize money.
place went to Eric Laporte representing France.
Laporte rode Smart Little Thirsty for a score of 216.5 and won
$5,730.00 in prize money. Smart Little Thirsty is owned
by Greg Hill of Huron, OH, USA.
Coulter of High River, AB,
CAN, won seventh place earning $4,297.50 in prize money.
Coulter rode Jalapeno Peppy owned by Alberto Hawa Sarquis of La
Vernia, TX. Coulter scored 215.5.
place went to Gilson Vendrame of Brazil
riding Groovy Chexinic owned by Green Valley Partners of Aubrey,
TX, USA. Vendrame scored 212.5 to take home $3,581.25.
place ended in a tie between riders from Germany
and the Czech Republic.
Nico Hoermann of Germany
rode Mucho Cal Boy owned by Rebekah Oman
of Goodrich, MI,
Hoermann scored 210.5 and earned $1,432.50 in prize money.
tied for ninth place was Klara Salkova of the Czech
Republic riding Sayos
Shining Sun. Salkova scored 210.5 to earn $1,432.50 in prize money.
Sayos Shining Sun is owned by Keetch Ranch, Inc. of Salt
Lake City, UT, USA.
in eleventh was Sanne Skovrider of Denmark,
riding Smart Tari owned by Patty Davis of La Vernia, TX, USA.
Skovrider scored 206.5.
twelfth was Rick LeMay of Sweden.
LeMay rode Smart Paul Olena owned by Meg
Griffith-Ralston of Silt, CO,
LeMay scored 204.5.
riders from Israel
and Great Britain
tied for thirteenth. Kaya Ahissar of Israel scored 202.5
riding Command N Luck owned by Samantha Vernon of Wellington,
CO. Doug Allen from Great Britain also scored 202.5 on Peptoleap
owned by John Thompson of Woodville, ON, Canada.
Orizondo rode for the Dominican
Republic. He came in fifteenth
riding Red Colonel Cody. Orizondo scored 201. Red
Colonel Cody is owned by Susie Schuckert of North
Platte, NE, USA.
was a three-way tie at sixteenth. Jeannette Kraehenbuehl
rode Dun Roostin owned by Rosanne Sternberg of East
Jonas Niclasson of Norway
also came in sixteenth. Niclasson rode Lenas Wright Smart owned
by Palmer Equestrian, Inc. of Black Forrest, CO, USA.
Jurgen Pouls of The Netherlands also tied for sixteenth
riding Hes One Smart Chic owned by Bryant Pace of Smithfield,
Gold Medal in the Restricted Division went to Rudi Kronsteiner
Kronsteiner scored 219.5 riding Setting Off Sparks
to win $7,640.00 in prize money.
Fonck of Belgium
took home the Silver medal and $5,252.50 in prize money riding
Don Quintana. Fonck scored 217.5.
Bronze medal went to Eric Laporte representing France.
Laporte scored 216.5 riding Smart Little Thirsty. He also
won $4,536.25 in prize money.
Vendrame of Brazil
took home $2,387.50 for fourth place riding Groovy Chexinic. Vendrame
Salkova of Czech Republic
came in fifth in the Restricted Division earning $2,148.75 with
a score of 210.5. Salkova rode Sayos Shining Sun.
place in the Restricted Division went to Sanne Skovrider of Denmark.
Skovrider scored 206.5 and earned $1,910.00 riding Smart Tari.
in seventh was Rick LeMay riding Smart Paul Olena. LeMay
place went to Kaya Ahissar of Israel.
Ahissar rode Command N Luck and scored 202.5.
Orizondo came in ninth riding Red Colonel Cody. Orizondo
earned a score of 201.00
was a three-way tie for tenth between riders from Switzerland,
and The Netherlands. Jeannette Kraehenbuehl of Switzerland
rode Dun Roostin. Jonas Niclasson of Norway
rode Lenas Wright Smart and Jurgen Pouls of The Netherlands rode
Hes One Smart Chic.
World Masters Final – Open Division
World Masters Final – Restricted Division
World Masters Final – Judges Scores