Why Reining is no longer an FEI sport

As recently as this fall, at the World Equestrian Games, reining was a big draw and the US team brought home gold. But that’s over now that the FEI has severed its ties with the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) and the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA). Reining is no longer an FEI-recognized sport. So […]

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Laura Sumrall wins Word Freestyle Reining Championship

At the same time that eventers were glued to the USEF’s coverage of Rolex, the Kentucky Horse Park hosted another big event — the 2015 Kentucky Reining Cup. The ride shown above by 22-year old Laura Sumrall and her horse Wimpy Top Model, won the 2015 Freestyle Reining Championship — which seems to be the […]

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