Where East beats West…
Having climbed through the NRHA rankings in 2018 to classify 9th among the sport’s Top 20 professionals, securing the Level 4 Open Championship at the 2019 Italian Derby brought Łukasz Czechowicz sheer delight. The young Pole travelled west to claim his place among the sport’s top riders
Happy Birthday, Horsense! And more besides…
Our magazine celebrates one year. And finally, with the excuse of marking this event and reviewing the adventure so far, we will publish an interview with Gennaro Lendi, the creator and creative mind behind Horsense. Having accepted, he could not avoid answering all the questions we had been keeping in store for him over the past twelve months on a whole range of topics, technical and otherwise
‘Silver’ as bright as gold
For anyone interested in reining, Silver Spurs Equine needs very little introduction. Now the largest privately-owned breeding facility in the USA, it was born in 2005 when Michael Miola and wife Michelle purchased a few mares by Boomernic and then chose to buy the stallion himself to start their breeding programme. From ‘NRHA cocktail party joke’ as New Yorker Mike describes their project at the outset, 14 years later Michael can proudly boast outstanding results. Yet, he openly criticises much NRHA policy…
Lights! Cameras! Action!
A purse of $1 Million, reining’s richest ever, and just a dozen riders competing in a single go-round. The Million Dollar invitational will be the climax of the Run For A Million, an event organized in conjunction with a reality show, that may mark a watershed moment in reining’s history. The show’s producer, Amanda Brumley gives us further details and explains the genesis and aims of this pathbreaking event that initially aroused much debate