Monthly Archives: August 2005

08.23.05 – JANGO SALGADO OF BRAZIL TO JOIN REINERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD IN THE FEI WORLD REINING MASTERS SERIES FINALS

Jango Salgado of Porto Algre, Brazil, will be joining the world’s best reiners in Manerbio, Italy, for the 2005 FEI World Reining Masters Series finals presented by the Arcese Group and the Italian Equestrian Sports Federation (FISE). Jango, who last year won the silver medal in the Restricted Division of the very first edition of the elite competition riding Christina Knox’s Commandalena, will be riding his horse, Gizmo Whiz. A professional since 1988, Salgado was instrumental in the formation of the Brazilian Reining Horse Association (ANCR) . He took part in the International Reining Council World Cup competition in ’94 and ’95 and also has the ANCR Futurity, Derby and Superstakes and multiple ANCR National Open, as well as AQHA/ABQM National and Congress titles to his name

The finals of the prestigious competition will be held on Saturday 25th September at 9 pm. The schedule is posted on the 2005 FEI World Reining Masters Series official website: www.worldreiningmaster.com.

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08.23.05 – JAVIER ALVAREZ MALO FOR MEXICO

By gaining the most points in the CRI competitions held in Mexico, Javier Alvarez Malo once again earned a spot in the finals of the FEI World Reining Masters Series. Malo in fact represented his country last November in Oklahoma City where the finals of the first edition was held. This year he will be making his way to Manerbio, Italy, in order to compete in the 2005 FEI World Reining Masters Series finals presented by the Arcese Group and the Italian Equestrian Sports Federation (FISE). Alvarez Malo was instrumental in the formation of the Mexican Reining Horse Association in ’92 and in 2000 he organized the very first national Reining Competition in Mexico. In 2003 he was crowned Mexican National Reining Champion and today, the president of the Mexican Reining Horse Association, runs his own training facility and equine clinic.

The finals of the prestigious competition will be held on Saturday 25th September at 9 pm. The schedule is posted on the 2005 FEI World Reining Masters Series official website: www.worldreiningmaster.com.

The FEI World Reining Masters Series is a competition defining the best individual reiner each year. It is based on qualifying the best reiner from each NF for a final event which alternates between the USA and Europe. The finals will offer a $75,000 Open and a $25,000 Restricted division. The first is open to all riders, the Restricted division will only be open to those countries who did not qualify for the finals at the 2002 World Equestrian Games (WEG) held in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, therefore U.S.A, Canada, Great Britain, Italy and Germany will only be able to compete in the Open division and will be allowed to send two riders, all other countries are eligible to compete with one qualified rider.

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08.08.05 – First time for Hungary in the FEI World Reining Masters Series Finals: Csermak Istvan to represent his Country!

The first ever Hungarian qualifier for 2005 FEI World Reining Masters Series was held in Kapsovar, Hungary, on May 21st with a second CRI held on June 4th and a third on July 9th. With a total of 21 points, Csermak Istvan took the lead and gained a spot in the 2005 World Reining Masters Series finals presented by the Arcese Group and the Italian Equestrian Sports Federation (FISE). Csermak was seen riding his six-year-old sorrel quarter horse gelding Dunnit Like A Badger, an own son of Dunnit Like A Cowboy and out of Pepita Cuff Lynx (by Peppy San Badger).

Fay Kata, a young Hungarian rider who represented Hungary in the 2005 FEI European Reining Championships, will be the reserve for her country with a total of 18 points gained in CRI competition aboard her mount, Crazy Proffessor.

The finals of the prestigious competition will be held on Saturday 25th September at 9 p.m. The schedule is posted on the 2005 FEI World Reining Masters Series official website: www.euroreining.com.

The FEI World Reining Masters is a competition defining the best individual reiner each year. It is based on qualifying the best reiner from each NF for a final event which alternates between the USA and Europe. The finals offer a $75,000 Open and a $25,000 Restricted division. The first is open to all riders, the Restricted division is only open to those Countries who did not qualify for the finals at the 2002 World Equestrian Games (WEG) held in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, therefore U.S.A, Canada, Great Britain, Italy and Germany are only be able to compete in the Open division and will be allowed to send two riders, all other countries are eligible to compete with one qualified rider.

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08.05.05 – JEANNETTE KRAEHENBUEHL FOR SWITZERLAND!

Jeannette Kraehenbuehl left her mark in Oklahoma City last year in November when she won the gold medal in the 2004 FEI World Reining Masters Restricted Division aboard Arc Golden Boy. With a total of 95 points earned in FEI approved CRI competitions held in Switzerland this year, the 2004 NRHA Non Pro Reserve World Champion will once again represent her country in the second edition of the FEI World Reining Masters Series presented by the Arcese Group and the Italian Equestrian Sports Federation (FISE). The last Swiss CRI was held in Wangi on July 30th and was won with a score of 144.5 by Jeannette aboard her 9-year-old gelding by Surprise Enterprise and out of Arc Topsail Lady, Arc Golden Boy. Reserve honors went to Judy Baumeister who, riding Top Boggie Sail, scored a 143.5.

The finals of the prestigious competition will be held on Saturday 25th September at 9 p.m. The schedule is posted on the 2005 FEI World Reining Masters Series official website: www.euroreining.com.

The FEI World Reining Masters is a competition defining the best individual reiner each year. It is based on qualifying the best reiner from each NF for a final event, which alternates between the USA and Europe. The finals offer a $75,000 Open and a $25,000 Restricted division. The first is open to all riders, the Restricted division is only open to those countries who did not qualify for the finals at the 2002 World Equestrian Games (WEG) held in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, therefore U.S.A, Canada, Great Britain, Italy and Germany are only be able to compete in the Open division and will be allowed to send two riders, all other countries are eligible to compete with one qualified rider.

With over 20 countries expected to participate, reiners worldwide have qualified, or are getting ready to qualify, for the second edition of the $100,000 FEI World Reining Masters Series presented by the Arcese Group and the Italian Equestrian Sports Federation (FISE) in collaboration with the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA), the Reining Horse Sports Foundation (RHSF) and the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA).

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08.04.05 – It’s Official: Zuzana Pacesova To Represent Slovakia In Manerbio, Italy

The Slovak qualifying CRI for the 2005 FEI World Reining Masters Series presented by the Arcese Group and the Italian Equestrian Sports Federation (FISE) was held on May 1st in Weikersdorf, Austria, during the Austrian Classic show. The FEI agreed to make an exception for Slovakia and to run the qualifier concurrently with the Austrian qualifying show so as to provide the riders the best possible conditions.

With a total of 13 entries, six represented the Slovakia colors and, with a score of 139, Zuzana Pacesova riding Written Prescription took first place honors in the Slovak CRI closely followed by Daniel Mazdej who, riding Painted Pepito, ranked second with a half point difference. Third place was taken by Martin Barancok on Dancing Rainbow with a score of 136.

Twenty-seven-year-old Zuzana Pacesova is one of Slovakia’s top and most experienced trainers and today she works as assistant trainer for Vernon Sapergia and Sylvia Rzepka in Mitterndorf, Austria. She began riding horses at the age of ten in vaulting and dressage, and then moved on to western equitation. In 1997 she won her first Reining championship and has since collected numerous awards in this discipline, both in her home country and in Europe.

The FEI World Reining Masters Series is a competition defining the best individual reiner each year. It is based on qualifying the best reiner from each NF for a final event, which alternates between the USA and Europe. The finals offer a $75,000 Open and a $25,000 Restricted division. The first is open to all riders, the Restricted division is only open to those countries who did not qualify for the finals at the 2002 World Equestrian Games (WEG) held in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, therefore U.S.A, Canada, Great Britain, Italy and Germany are only be able to compete in the Open division and will be allowed to send two riders, all other countries are eligible to compete with one qualified rider.

With over 20 countries expected to participate, reiners worldwide have qualified, or are getting ready to qualify, for the second edition of the $100,000 FEI World Reining Masters Series presented by the Arcese Group and the Italian Equestrian Sports Federation (FISE) in collaboration with the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA), the Reining Horse Sports Foundation (RHSF) and the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA).

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08.01.05 – Rieky Young, The Netherlands, Does It Again and Qualifies for the Second Edition Of The FEI World Reining Masters Series Finals

The Dutch qualifying CRI for the 2005 FEI World Reining Masters Series presented by the Arcese Group and by the Italian Equestrian Sports Federation (FISE) took place during the NRHA European Affiliate Championships held in Deurne, The Netherlands, July 8, 2005.

The CRI, with 27 entries (the highest number of entries in CRIs over Europe this year), and riders from The Netherlands, Belgium, Great Britain and Germany, was won by Jurgen Pouls of Belgium astride Tabasco Tari. Five riders ran for The Netherlands with Walter Bouwmeester and Ton de Rooij riding three horses. Rieky Young entered her two mounts and qualified for the FEI World Reining Masters Finals for the second year around by riding Burnt Starlight, a stallion owned by Scheffer and Young, to a score of 216.5, which earned her reserve honors in the class, and by riding Great Kid Whiz, for owner Marja van Duyn, to third place after scoring a 214. Once the competition was over, Rieky Young’s total in the rankings for The Netherlands was up to 32 points, which awarded her a ticket to the Finals of the prestigious competition, which will be held in Manerbio, Italy, at the Palasturla Facility on Saturday 24th at 9 p.m.

Standings for the FEI World Reining Masters Series in The Netherlands.

Rieky Young 32 points
Walter Bouwmeester 16 points
Angelique Ferdinandus 12 points
Wendy van Osch 10.5 points
Ton de Rooij 4.5 points

The FEI Reining Masters is a competition defining the best individual reiner each year. It is based on qualifying the best reiner from each NF for a final event, which alternates between the USA and Europe. The Finals will offer a $75,000 Open and a $25,000 Restricted division. The first is open to all riders, the Restricted division will only be open to those countries who did not qualify for the finals at the 2002 World Equestrian Games (WEG) held in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, therefore U.S.A, Canada, Great Britain, Italy and Germany will only be able to compete in the Open division and will be allowed to send two riders, all other countries are eligible to compete with one qualified rider.

With over twenty countries expected to participate, reiners worldwide have qualified or are getting ready to qualify for the second edition of the $100,000 FEI World Reining Masters Series presented by the Arcese Group and the Italian Equestrian Sports Federation (FISE) in collaboration with the Italian Reining Horse Association (IRHA), the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA), the Reining Horse Sports Foundation (RHSF) and the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA).

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