Who won the Snaffle Bit Futurity?

Nick Dowers, from Dyer, Nevada, took home his second Reno Snaffle Bit Futurity Open championship title riding Republicat with a composite score of 657.5 (219 out of the herd, 219 in the rein work, and 219.5 down the fence).

How old are snaffle bit futurity horses?

Thrills, and sometimes spills, abound as 3-year-old horses test their athleticism in a trio of demanding events: herd work, rein work and fence work. There is $478,000 total added to the 2021 Snaffle Bit Futurity®, presented by Metallic Cat, in the Open, Cinch Intermediate Open and Limited Open.

On which horse does Erin taormino make it to the Snaffle Bit Futurity Open finals on?

Trainer Erin Taormino, of Taormino Performance Horses, spoke with us about her NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity prospect, Royal Stunner, who she rode earlier this year to the Southwest Reined Cow Horse Association Open Championship.

What channel is the Nrcha on?

Tune in to RFD-TV today at 2:30pm and 10:30pm EST to catch the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity preview and highlights from the reined cow horse event at the NHSRA Finals!

What is snaffle bit competition?

The History of the NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity® These 3-year-old cow horses compete in herd work, rein work and fence work. The signature cow work, often called fence work, is where the horse holds, or boxes, the cow at the end of the arena then turns it on the fence and finally circles it both ways in the arena.

What does Nrcha stand for?

The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) is an equestrian organization in Pilot Point, Texas, United States, that began by promoting and staging Working cow horse events.

Who won the Snaffle Bit Futurity in 1993?

Miss Rey Dry
NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Champions

1993 Miss Rey Dry Sandy Collier
1994 Masteroani John Ward
1995 The Nu Colonel Ted Robinson

Why is a snaffle bit used?

Snaffle bits are generally gentler on a horse’s mouth than other types of bits while still providing adequate communication. When a rider pulls the reins, the snaffle bit puts pressure on the bars, lips, and tongue of the horse’s mouth. When using a snaffle bit, no pressure is applied to the horse’s poll.

Who won the world’s greatest horseman 2020?

John Swales
More. When the dust settled, victory belonged to John Swales of Millarville, Alberta, Canada, and Metallic Cat Rose (Metallic Cat x Teletrona x Little Trona) owned by Jerry and Nicole Myer, Foothills, Alberta, Canada.

Where did the Nrcha Stallion Stakes take place at?

Following the NRCHA Celebration of Champions, the next limited age event for 4- and 5-year-old reined cow horses is the NRCHA Stallion Stakes, which runs March 26 through April 3 at the South Point Arena & Equestrian Center in Las Vegas.

In what year was the first Nrcha organized competition?

The National Reined Cow Horse Association was formed in 1949, with the goal of preserving and educating the public about the rich history of this traditional horsemanship. The NRCHA is responsible for promoting the sport and ensuring high standards of competition.

What is a mild snaffle bit?

Eggbutt Snaffles take their name from the slightly oval (egg-shaped) connection where the butt of the bit meets the ring. They are considered the mildest of mouthpieces. They can be O-ring or D-ring. The description has to do with how the butt of the bit fits onto the cheek and its diameter from cheek to break.