Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

Reiners Competing in Individual Finals

September 30, 2010

U.S. team member Tom McCutcheon schooling Gunners Special Nite before the individual finals.

Learn more about the 21 amazing horses competing in today’s reining individual finals at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

At the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, 21 horses will be compete today in the reining individual finals.

Of the horses, 16 qualified during the team competition, and 5 more were added from the second qualifying round. Find your favorite horse and rider team, and check out some of the titles they have won in the past.

Sixteen qualified during the team competition:

  • RC Fancy Step ridden by Shawn Flarida, USA
    2004 AQHA stallion (Wimpys Little Step-Sonita Wilson by Doc Wilson)
    2010 USEF National Championship reining gold medalist
    2009 NRHA Derby open champion
    2007 All-American Quarter Horse Congress reining futurity champion
    $343,802 in NRHA lifetime earnings
  • Yellow Jersey ridden by Stefano Massignan, Italy
    2004 AQHA stallion (Wimpys Little Step-Ms Clara Melody by Mr Melody Jac)
    2009 Italian RHA Derby Level 4 open champion
    2007 NRHA Futurity open finalist
    $55,196 in NRHA lifetime earnings
  • Gunners Special Nite ridden by Tom McCutcheon, USA
    2004 AQHA/APHA stallion (Colonels Smoking Gun-Mifs Doll by Mifillena)
    AQHA Superior reining
    2010 qualified for AQHA World Show senior reining
    2008 AQHA World Show junior reining 6th place
    2007 NRHA Futurity intermediate open champion
    $194,237 in NRHA lifetime earnings
  • BA Reckless Chick ridden by Bernard Fonck, Belgium
    2003 AQHA gelding (Hollywood Reckless-High Brows Chick by High Brow Hickory)
    2009 NRHA European Affiliate Championship open champion
    2008 Americana open champion
    NRHA gold and platinum certificate earner
    $59,101 in NRHA lifetime earnings
  • Mister Montana Nic ridden by Craig Schmersal, USA
    1998 AQHA stallion (Reminic-Mollie Montana by Montana Doc)
    2010 AQHA World Show qualifer in amatuer and senior reining
    2005 FEI World Reining Master silver medalist
    2001 NRHA Futurity open finalist
    $132,784 in NRHA lifetime earnings
  • Dun Playin Tag ridden by Duane Latimer, Canada
    2004 AQHA gelding (Whiz N Tag Chex-Brennas Dunit Fancy by Hollywood Dun It)
    2010 AQHA World Show qualifier in amatuer reining
    2010 AQHA Amateur Performance Register of Merit
    2009 AQHA Open Performance Register of Merit
    2008,2009 NRHA National Reining Breeder’s Classic Level 4 open finalist
    2008,2009 NRHA Derby open finalist
    $188,942 in NRHA lifetime earnings
  • Doctor Zip Nic ridden by Sylvia Rzepka, Germany
    2001 AQHA stallion (Reminic-Sugar Jodie Doll by Mr Gay Sugar Bar)
    2010 AQHA World Show qualifer open senior reining
    2006 AQHA Open Performance Register of Merit
    2007 Italian RHA Derby open champion
    2007 NRHA Gold Certificate earner
    2006 NRHA Derby finalist
    $53,038 in NRHA lifetime earnings
  • Einsteins Revolution ridden by Rudolf Kronsteiner, Austria
    2002 AQHA stallion (Great REsolve-FlyFlashy Jac by Boggies Flashy Jac)
    2010 AQHA World Show qualifer senior reining
    2006 AHQA World Show junior reining 4th
    2006 AQHA Open Performanc Register of Merit
    2005 All-American Quarter Horse Congress finalist
    2006 NRHA National Reining Breeder’s Classic champion
    $338,532 in NRHA lifetime earnings
  • Hot Smokin Chex ridden by Grischa Ludwig, Germany
    2001 AQHA stallion (Nu Chex to Cash-Snip O Gun by One Gun)
    2009 AQHA Open Superior reining
    2006 AQHA World Show qualifier in junior reining
    2006 AQHA Open Performance Register of Merit
    2004 All-American Quarter Horse Congress Futurity open co-champion
    2008 NRHA European Affiliate open champion
    $167,648 in NRHA lifetime earnings
  • Hollywoodstinseltown ridden by Tim McQuay, USA
    2004 AQHA stallion (Hollywood Dun It-Miss Tinseltown by Great Red Pine)
    2010 AQHA World Show qualifier in senior reining
    2008 AQHA Open Performance Register of Merit
    2009 NRHA Derby intermediate open champion
    2009 NRHA Derby open champion
    2007 NRHA Futurity open finalist
    $172,236 in NRHA lifeime earnings
  • Wimpys Little Buddy ridden by Martin Mühlstätter, Austria
    2004 AQHA gelding (Wimpys Little Step-All Thats Dun by Hollywood Dun It)
    2010 AQHA World Show qualifier in amateur reining
    2010 AQHA Amateur Performance Register of Merit
  • Whizdom Shines ridden by Ann Poels, Belgium
    2004 AQHA stallion (Topsail Whiz-Setting Off Sparks by Shining Spark)
    2010 Italian Derby Level 4 open finalist
    2008 Americana Derby finalist
    2007 All-American Quarter Horse Congress Futurity open finalist
    $8,640 in NRHA lifetime earnings
  • Burnt Starlight ridden by Rieky Young-Van Osch, Netherlands
    1998 AQHA stallion (Gallo Del Cielo-NU Playgirl by Freckles Playboy)
    2005, 2007 NRHA European Affiliate Championship open champion
    $72,426 in NRHA lifetime earnings
  • This Chics on Top ridden by Shawna Sapergia, Canada
    2003 AQHA mare (Smart Chic Olena-This Chex On Top by Topsail Whiz)
    2007 NRHA National Reining Breeder’s Classic open finalist
    2006 Canadian Reining Breeder’s Classic open reserve champion
    2006 NRHA Futurity intermediate open champion
  • SJ Rodopio ridden by Wellington Jesus Teixeira, Brazil
    2002 Crioulo stallion (Brazilian Criollo)
    2008 ANCR Super Stakes open reserve champion
  • Top Prize Prince ridden by Martin Larcombe, Austalia
    2004 AQHA stallion (Freckles Top Prize-Miss Dot Brennas by Torijac Kid)
    2010 Carolina Classic Level 3 open champion
    2007 NRHA Futurity intermediate open finalist
    $31,482 in NRHA lifetime earnings

The following five qualifying horses were among 20 competing for a spot in the finals from the second qualifying round.

  • Setting Off Sparks ridden by Lee Rutter, Great Britain
    1998 AQHA mare (Shining Star-Buco Little Bit by Bucolena)
    2004 AQHA Open Superior reining
    2004 AQHA World Show senior reining 8th
    2004 AQHA open high point senior reining 6th
    2002 AQHA World Show junior reining 4th
  • Don Julio Whiz ridden by Doug Allen, Great Britain
    2002 AQHA gelding (Topsail Whiz-Ms Maggie Jac by Hollywood Jac)
    2009 AQHA World Show senior reining 5th
    2009 AQHYA World Show reining 6th
    2008,2009 FEI World Reining Masters top ten
    2008 NRHA National Breeder’s Classic open finalist
    $45, 957 in NRHA lifetime earnings
  • Gallos Stylish Star ridden by Fredrik Thomsson, Sweden
    2002 AQHA stallion (Gallo Del Cielo-A Stylish Queen by Docs Stylish Oak)
    2010 AQHA World Show qualifer senior reining
    2009 AQHA World Show senior reining 6th
    2009 AQHA Open Superior reining
    2007 AQHA World Show junior reining 5th
    2005 SWRHA Futurity open champion
    $95,196 in NRHA lifetime earnings
  • Crome Shiner ridden by Herbertus Heule, Netherlands
    2004 AQHA mare (Custom Crome-Shining Dancer by Shining Spark)
    2010 AQHA World Show qualifier senior reining
    2009 AQHA Open Performance Register of Merit
    2008 NRHA Derby intermediate open finalist
    $15,130 in NRHA lifetime earnings
  • Whizs Bronze Star ridden by Warren Backhouse, Australia
    2003  AQHA gelding (West Coast Whiz-The Bronze Star by Rollin With the Flow)
    2009 AQHA World Show qualifier senior reining
    2009 AQHYA World Show reining 9th
    2009 AQHA Youth Performance Register of Merit
    2008 AQHA World Show qualifier junior reining
    2009 NRHA Derby Level 2 open champion
    $45,416 in NRHA lifetime earnings