Trainer Time—Online!

NRHA Professionals are taking advantage of this extra time at home to share their expertise online in some innovative ways. 

By Kaycie Timm, Reiner Associate Editor

NRHA Professionals like Andrea Fappani are finding creative ways to share training tips and more while practicing social distancing. (Photo by Jennifer Paulson)

NRHA Professionals all over the country are taking advantage of this extra time at home to share their expertise in some innovative ways. Check out a few we’ve compiled here, and share your favorites with us at

Go LIVE with Andrea Fappani

NRHA Five Million Dollar Rider Andrea Fappani went be LIVE on Instagram at 12:00 p.m. PST on Saturday, April 18.  Fappani answered questions—about training, rider preparation, show strategy, and everything in between. Click here to see more and stay tuned for future offerings.

Watch #TrainerTip Tuesdays

Several top NRHA Professionals have united to help you prepare for your next show by bringing helpful hints straight to your living room. Each Tuesday, we’ll bring you another #TrainerTip, from pros including Mirjam Stillo, Bub Poplin, Billy Williams, Bob Avila, and more. Learn more about this weekly offering from NRHA Professionals Committee Chairman Patrick Flaherty on NRHA’s Facebook page.

Tour Matt Mills’ Barn

Ever wanted to take a stroll around NRHA Professional Matt Mills’ barn? Now you can—without even leaving your home. Take a 12-minute tour with Matt and meet some of his horses, here.

Win Prizes and Learn With the McCutcheons

When your family includes NRHA Million Dollar Riders, NRHA Hall of Famers, and NRHA Professionals, there’s no shortage of knowledge. The McCutcheon family has been making the most of their time at home by going live on Facebook for Q&As, giveaways, and more. Check out Tom McCutcheon Reining Horses on Facebook to get involved.

Is your favorite professional getting active on social media or offering some non-traditional coaching during this time of social distancing? We want to hear about it! Email me at