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The latest news from Schmersal Reining Horses

Show Results

2013 Ariat Tulsa Reining Classic
Tulsa, OK

ATRC Developing Horse Futurity Champions
Craig Schmersal and Maggie Jac Whiz (owner: TIm Anderson)

Congratulations to Luc-Pierre Phaneuf, Level 2 & 3 Reserve Champion riding Hang Ten Pretty Lady (owner: Teresa Demytruk) 

2013 Rocky Mountain 
Summer Slide, CO

Open L4 Finals, Craig placed 2 horses in the top 20
tied 5th place, Ruf Electrical Whiz (owner: Tim Anderson)
9th place, Commanders All Dun (owners: BS Syndicate)

Craig also placed both horses top 10 in the Stallion Stakes.

2013 NRHA Derby
Oklahoma City, OK

Craig and What A Lucky Hit (owned by Gary and Sandy Vickrey) mark a 222 in the Preliminaries - the 2nd highest score on Wednesday (1st section). Craig ends up taking two horses back to the Open Finals on Saturday, June 29th.

Craig, marking a 223 on What A Wave (owned by Chip and Terri Roberts) is a Top Ten Finalist, and What A Lucky Hit bumps up her score, ending up tied 12th at the end of the finals, adding nearly $7,300 to her LTE's.

2013 NRBC
Katy, TX

Classic Open Derby Finalists: Craig and Pale Face Dunnit

Cactus Reining Classic
Scottsdale, AZ 

First Derby of the year, Craig Schmersal and What A Wave are in the Top Five, marking a 222.5 adding $5,400+ to their LTEs.

First Show of 2013 Sun Circuit
Scottsdale, AZ 

Starting off on a high note, Craig, riding High Roller Whiz (owned by Stoney Russell) wins the Junior Reining Class (2nd show) at the annual Sun Circuit NRHA/AQHA show in Scottsdale, AZ. He also places 6th on What A Wave (owned by Karl and Terri Roberts) and 7th riding What a Lucky Hit (owned by Gary and Sandy Vickrey)

2012 Show Results

2013 Show Results

Recent News

We welcome our newest sponsors

American Hat Company - the professional cowboy's choice

Omega Alpha natural equine supplements.

Craig says "I use Omega Alpha to obtain optimum results in and out of the show pen!"

Watch Craig and Reys Star Cat in their 222 run at the 2012 NRHA Cowtown Classic Pre-Futurity Open.

New Sponsor

We welcome Kyle Tack Saddlery

Check out Craig's custom-designed saddles. Stop by our stalls at the NRHA Saddlery to see designs.