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NRHA European Futurity

The April 14-20 reining event in Kreuth, Germany, features even more added money for its 2013 edition.

National Reining Horse Association
February 20, 2013

NRHA European Futurity

For further information, visit the official website at www.nrhaeuropeanfuturity.com.

If you’re wondering why the €200,000-added National Reining Horse Association European Futurity & NRHA Show is Europe’s most successful NRHA event, all you need to do is check out the past four editions, which featured increased added money every time. 

Scheduled for April 14-20, the 2013 NRHA European Futurity will showcase Europe's top 4-year-old reining horses. The deadline to enter is March 1.

Added Money Increases
 
In the open futurity, the Level 2 open division has increased from €7,500-added to €10,500-added (or more) and the Level 1 open division has grown from €3,500-added to €5,300-added (or more).
 
For entries in the Level 2 and Level 1 non-pro divisions of the KL Performance Horses Non-Pro Futurity, the added money has increased slightly and the final increase is yet to be determined. Currently, the added money is €4,500 (or more) for the Level 2 non-pro division and €2,200 (or more) for the Level 1 non-pro division.
 
Reason for the Increases
 
In order for horses foaled in 2009 or later to enter the NRHA European Futurity when they are 4-year-olds, they must be nominated into the NRHA European Nomination Program. Thanks to the success of the program, the added money at the 2013 NRHA European Futurity has been increased. The reason for this increase is that foals may be nominated in the NRHA European Nomination Program, and are eligible to enter and show in the European Futurity, from their weanling year until they are 4-year-olds.  This means that horses are still being nominated!
 
“The intention of the NRHA European Nomination Program was to create a solid base of added money for all levels of the NRHA European Futurity and Derby,” says Nick Cornellisens, NRHA European programs adviser.  “It is wonderful to see that with the support of both the smaller and larger European and American breeders, this goal is being accomplished. Thanks to the increase of the added money for the levels 1 and 2, and the European eligibility system, this year’s edition of the NRHA European Futurity is not only a great event for top reiners, but also very attractive for riders competing in every level. They too will have a chance to ride for more prize money.”
 
For all the NRHA European Nomination Program conditions, visit www.nrha.com.
 
Entries Due March 1
 
Entries for the NRHA European Futurity are due March 1. Exhibitors now have the opportunity of entering online. Visit www.showmanager.eu to create an online account for entries and save €10 in office fees.
 
During the show, a full-slate of NRHA-approved ancillary classes will also be offered including the $10,000-added Roleski Open and the $5,000-added Arcese Non-Pro classes.  
 
Admission is free to the public every day, including the Friday and Saturday futurity finals.
 
For further information, visit the official website at www.nrhaeuropeanfuturity.com.