Helps Bring NRHA Ride a Reiner to the PBR World Finals
Christa Morris – The National
Reining Horse Association (NRHA), in partnership with Purina, will be
bringing the sport of Reining to the Professional
Bull Riders (PBR) Built Ford Tough World Finals (October 23 – 27 in Las
Vegas, Nev.). NRHA Ride a Reiner presented by Purina will give select riders the
ability to test drive a reining horse with top-notch instruction from NRHA
Professionals. For those who have some riding experience, NRHA Ride a Reiner
provides the opportunity to enjoy a dizzying spin or even a sliding stop on a
well-trained reining horse.
appreciates Corporate Partner Purina
for their assistance in bringing the Ride a Reiner event to the PBR World Finals
and fans in Las Vegas. NRHA would also like to thank NRHA Professionals Aaron
Ralston and Mack
Weaver for lending their expertise to the demonstrations and riding
experienced the thrill of riding a reining horse first-hand and there are few
things that compare to their athleticism, power and grace,” said Purina’s
Kimberly James. “Purina
couldn’t be more pleased to collaborate with NRHA to produce the Ride a Reiner
event during the PBR World Finals. It’s an adventure you don’t want to
DETAILS ON NRHA RIDE A REINER PRESENTED BY PURINA
Unlike anything else held in conjunction with the popular PBR
World Finals, NRHA
Ride a Reiner presented by Purina, gives frenetic crowds the chance to
experience the thrills and excitement of the sport of Reining at the PBR
Fan Zone and Marketplace at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
The arena also will play host to demonstrations from NRHA Professionals on
world-caliber reining horses.
for the NRHA Ride a Reiner presented by Purina can be downloaded in advance
or picked up at the NRHA Booth in the Fan Zone. NRHA recommends that applicants
return completed applications to the NRHA Booth the no later than one hour prior
to his/her preferred riding time. Riding times are available as follows with
multiple opportunities during each session:
p.m. – Reining Demonstration with Mack Weaver
p.m. – Ride a Reiner with Mack Weaver
p.m. – Ride a Reiner with Aaron Ralston
Riders and spectators will have the pleasure of working with two NRHA
Ralston and Mack
Ralston, host of “The Ride” on RFD-TV, is well known for his ability to take
riders from the ranch to the show arena to demonstrate how ranch work translates
into the competition world.
Weaver, an NRHA Judge, hails from Morgan, Utah and specializes in preparing non
pro competitors for NRHA and breed association classes. His program emphasizes
good-spirited fun for any age or level of reining competitor.
Media contacts also will be given the option to experience the adrenaline rush
of Reining. A limited number of spots are available for PBR-credentialed media
to sit astride a reining horse and learn more about the sport first-hand. To
express interest, e-mail Christa Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Incorporated in 1966, the National Reining Horse Association is the
standard-setting body for the sport of Reining. NRHA, with their International
Headquarters in Oklahoma City, is responsible for promoting the sport of Reining
and working to ensure the highest standards of competition. For more
information, visit www.nrha.com
or visit NRHA on Facebook.
BUILT FORD TOUGH WORLD FINALS
The PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals is the culmination of a year long quest by
the Top 35 bull riders in the world to be named the PBR World Champion and claim
a One Million Dollar Bonus. The event runs Oct. 24-28 in Las Vegas, Nev. at the
Thomas & Mack Center. Tickets can be purchased for all at unlvtickets.com.
of Mack Weaver and Aaron Ralston by Waltenberry.
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