Week of April 9-14, 2018 · Cremona, Italy

2017 News

The 2017 NRHA European Futurity; gates open in Cremona, Italy

March 24, 2017

NRHA Corporate Partners KL Performance Horses are the Main Sponsors of the NRHA European Futurity

A special thank you to all the sponsors of the 2017 edition of the NRHA European Futurity

Cremona, March 24 – In 2009, the very first edition of the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) European Futurity took place in Kreuth, Germany. Open to 4-year-old horses, the event gained momentum as the years went by. In 2011 the NRHA European Nomination Program kicked-in, making only nominated horses eligible to compete in what has become today one of Europe’s most successful events. Once again, Sabine Lisec and Chuck Klipfel of KL Performance Horses, are the main sponsors of the event.

This year, the renowned Ostbayernhalle of Kreuth passed the reins to CremonaFiere in Cremona, Italy, the venue that has been hosting the Italian Reining Horse Association’s (IRHA) Futurity for the past two years. Managing the NRHA owned event is IRHA along with TeamForYou. Bound to be a success, the gates of the historic fair grounds will open today to Europe’s best reiners, vying for the coveted titles of Open and Non Pro Futurity champions in the 4 levels offered.

On Monday March 27, the qualifying go-round of the Open Futurity – counting over 100 entries – will light up the oval arena in Cremona. The following day, over 50 horse-rider-combinations will compete for a spot in the non pro finals. Run in a qualifying go-round and clean slate finals, the Non Pro Futurity finals will take place on Friday, March 31. The Open finals will round-up the 2017 edition of the Euro Futurity on Saturday, April 1. A full-slate of NRHA approved classes will also be offered adding excitement to the show.

Download the schedule at http://nrhaeuropeanfuturity.com/schedule

Thanks to the success of the NRHA European Nomination Program, the following added money (subject to change in nominations) is offered in the four levels of the Open and Non Pro Futurity:

€92,000-added NRHA European Futurity Open Level 4
€38,000-added NRHA European Futurity Open Level 3
€38,000-added NRHA European Futurity Open Level 3
€21,000-added NRHA European Futurity Open Level 2
€10,000-added NRHA European Futuriy Open Level 1

€36,000-added NRHA European Futurity Non Pro Level 4
€16,000-added NRHA European Futurity Non Pro Level 3
€16,000-added NRHA European Futurity Non Pro Level 3
€9,000-added NRHA European Futurity Non Pro Level 2
€4,000-added NRHA European Futurity Non Pro Level 1

For the unofficial draw: http://nrhaeuropeanfuturity.com/draw

** Horse trucks and trailers entering the fairgrounds with the Priority Line: for those who did not make their reservation online, payment to expedite entry through the priority line may still be made at the gate upon arrival.

**Tickets for the Open Futurity finals on Saturday, April 1 may be purchased online: http://teamforyou.net/index.php/biglietti-35

Visit the NRHA booth in Cremona. NRHA is here for you!

For further information, visit nrhaeuropeanfuturity.com

Simona Diale
National Reining Horse Association
Senior Director of Publications

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