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***** Congratulations to our Celebration of Champions Contenders! *****
Tres Osos Derby Open Reserve ChampionMatt Koch & Opus Cat Olena/ BoxO QH
Matt Koch & Smart Ladies Sparkle/ Thad & Kristen York, 16th
Int Open Kyle Trahern & Peptos Stylin Time/ Peptos LLC, t4th
Novice Horse Matt Koch & Playmates Blue Blood/Joseph Manning, t4th
Level 1 ChampionJill Cook & Bet Me Mister/ Cheryl Swanson
Non Pro Ltd Orlando Gonzalez 3rd, Alison Brantley t4th, and 7th, Lori Frampton-Crafton 8th
Open Bridle Aaron Ralston & Ima Straight Chic 7th, Travis Young & Cuttin Wright Up/ David Beckett 8th
Ltd Open Bridle Tack Louthan & Its That Time Shiner 3rd, Cody Crow & Tommys Wright On /Jennifer Bacon 5th
Non Pro Bridle Meg Ralston 4th, Karey Franz 6th
Int Non Pro Bridle Jecca Ostrander 8th
Novice Non Pro Bridle Champion Lannie Jo Lisac, Bonnie Wheatley 4th
Open Hackamore Luke Jones & Just Makin A Scene/ Circle C Ranch, t5th
Non Pro Hackamore Megan Ciana 3rd
Open Two Rein Keith Vogel & Steady Step/ Cheryl Swanson, t5th
Non Pro Two Rein Gianna Hansen 8th
Non Pro Ltd Jennifer Woodmansee 8th, Alison Brantley 9th, Mike Tracy 10th
$5K Non Pro Ltd David Beckett t2nd
$1K Non Pro Ltd Champion Jennifer Woodmanee, Landri Lisac 3rd
Youth Bridle Champion Lannie Jo Lisac, Regan Wheatley 11th
Youth Ltd Tatum Olsen 8th, Maisen Avent 9th
World's Greatest Horseman 6th Matt Koch & This Cats Sinful, 8th Luke Jones & Wranglered/ Dell & Terri Hendricks
World's Greatest Horseman Youth Regan Wheatley t5th
New to 2019!
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NEW INTERCOLLEGIATE PROGRAM! NRCHA UNAPPROVED Class.
This class runs concurrent with box or fence class as eligible. CRCA year-end
awards: minimum of 3 scores; placings will be determined based on the three
highest rein & fence/box scores. Only one run per show will count towards your
intercollegiate year end scores. Two scores are possible every weekend if you
enter horse show number 1 and horse show number 2. Year-end prizes will be comparable with other year-end class prizes: for example, a buckle, breast collar, show pad. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places! Proof of full-time student and a C average will be required prior to receiving awards.
New Payout System! Level Payout system at the Firecracker and Mountain High Futurities. 25% payout each to the rein, herd, fence portions as well as 25% payout to the cumulative. This is to allow futurity horses to show, but not have to compete in all 3 events to receive a payout.
Increase in monies! We are thrilled to announce a $29,700 INCREASE in added money for 2019! That means a yearly total of $135,600, which is a 28% increase over 2018!
Non Pro Derby entries are up, and so is the payout! ~ $7,500 more (split between divisions)
Hackamore,Two Rein, and Bridle horse riders -- there is a significant increase in AGED horse class added money, to the tune of $32,000+ between Open and Non Pro.
New Features!Our Futurity is at the Mid America! Estimated added money to the Futurity is $11,500. Total added for Mid America rises to over $35,000
Summer in the Mountains Shootout 3 event incentive -- Mountain High, Firecracker and Mid America. The highest combined scores from the 6 horseshow classes in the Open Bridle, Non Pro Bridle (must enter the same class at each show), and Non Pro Ltd will each receive a $500 bonus! Must enter all 6 classes to be eligible. Same rider, same horse, 6 of the same class.
Updated Classes! The Pro Am Box class is open to anyone, however only those with less than $250 in NRCHA earnings are eligible for payout. Why this instead of a jackpot? 1) Trainers can ride box only horses, and 2) extra entries increases the payout to those who are eligible riders in the Pro Am Box class!
This is not an approved class, so winnings do not count on your NRCHA record.
Non-eligible riders will run last in the class.
We will run an Intermediate and Ltd Open Derby at all shows, as well as an Intermediate Open Bridle and Intermediate Open Hackamore at all shows. The derby classes each have their own entry fee and added money. Limited and Intermediate must enter Open.
Year End Awards! 5 saddles to be awarded to the year end champions in the Open Bridle, Non Pro Bridle, Non Pro Ltd, Youth, and $1K Non Pro Ltd, as well as awards to horseshow classes (except Select). Like always, you must show in 5 shows to be eligible for year end awards. Reminder that each horseshow weekend has 2 sets of horseshow classes. We will have circuit and Derby awards at the Sagebrush, and circuit and Futurity awards at the Mid America.
If you are interested in being an Award or Class Sponsor, please let us know!
****** A message from the President ******
You probably have heard that two horses attending the Stallion Stakes in Las Vegas were diagnosed with the respiratory form of EHV-1.
The horses diagnosed with EHV-1 were from California and Nevada; to the best of our knowledge, there are no cases in Colorado. The incubation period for EHV-1 is typically six days or fewer, though it can extend to two weeks; therefore, any horse exposed in Las Vegas should already be symptomatic. Finally, any horse regularly vaccinated with rhino-flu (every six months) should be protected from the respiratory form.
At this time, we do not believe it necessary to postpone Sagebrush. Nevertheless, we encourage everyone to be on-guard against the possibility of infection. Examine your horses before leaving for the show to ensure they do not have a fever or any respiratory issues; pay attention at the show for signs of sickness; practice good biosecurity measures; if a horse shows signs of being ill seek veterinary care.
Any time a group of horses gather there is a risk of disease transmission. The Ranch at Loveland is applying a double-dose of disinfectant to minimize the risk and the CRCA will have thermometers available for taking horses’ temperatures. Careful common sense on our part can go a long way toward keeping our horses healthy and our shows enjoyable.
C. Ted Swanson Jim Cook, DVM President, CRCA Board Member
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FREE! If your membership to NRCHA is free, so is your membership to CRCA!
CRCA January to January annual membership for owners, riders, and trainers is $50.
You can become a member at any show