NRHA European Futurity: Day 5

April 4th, 2014 11:10 AM | Comments Off on NRHA European Futurity: Day 5

Press release

Kreuth, Germany – March 4, 2014 – By Simona Diale  The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity in Kreuth, Germany welcomed two ancillary classes on Thursday, April 3, plus the traditional draw party for finalists and fans.

The Cocked Gun and Fonck win Novice Horse Open L 2

Bernard FonckLara Maiocchi, Enrico Righetti and Simon Friedle judged the NRHA ancillary classes offered on the fifth day of the NRHA European Futurity.

In the NRHA Euro 800,- added Novice Horse Open L 2, NRHA Million Dollar Rider Bernard Fonck claimed first place honors with a score of 220.5 riding The Cocked Gun (Gallo Del Cielo x Katie Gun), owned by Gildo and Giuliano Mercuri of Italy.

I’m really pleased with the way Mercuri’s horse went today and am happy fort he win,” said Bernard who showed in a field of 89 competitors.

Cody Sapergia riding This Wimps So Fly (Wimpys Little Step x Fly Flashy Jac) for owners Sabine Lisec and Chuck Klipfel, placed second after scoring a 216.5.

Baeck and Donna Arc Escapes BB Win the Arcese NRHA Non Pro 5 & Up

Susy Baeck and Donna Arc Escapes BB (Don Quixote Escapes x Arcy Cutter King BB) won the Arcese NRHA Non Pro 5 & Up after posting a 215.5.
Susy Baeck
“I won on this great mare yesterday and did it again today,“ said Susy. “I am thrilled since this is the first event I am showing her in!”

A half a point behind the winner, Fabian Strebel and his horse Kaysolve (Einstein x Kays Freckles) claimed second place in the class that counted 35 entries.

The traditional NRHA European Futurity Draw Party attracted the riders and reining enthusiasts, and the Daily Diary videos entertained those not able to attend. Check out the video gallery and photo gallery to find out how’s in Kreuth and what they’re enjoying!

The draw is set for both the Open Futurity and the KL Performance Horses Non Pro Futurity.  Check online at

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