The Buckeye Reining Series kicked off their 2018 show series with large classes, new champions and even some Easter celebrations March 30-April 1, 2018 at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio. The event drew exhibitors from near and far as each vied for the bevy of prizes and more than $13,000 in added money. Although each class had its own prestige to win, the Peeko De Oro Non Pro 7&Up was the featured event Saturday evening. The class offered non pro levels 2 and 4 as well as a youth division and included 70 non pro competitors and their horses. Gabriella (Boo) Kammerer aboard Gunners Star, owned by Bill Bradley, of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, scored a 220 to sweep all three divisions of the 7&Up and the Limited Non Pro class. The duo also earned reserve honors in the concurrently run Non Pro and Intermediate Non Pro classes. Lyndsey Cruise piloted Magnums Chic Magnet for only the second time together in the show pen and marked the highest score of the show with a 220.5. Cruise and Magnums Chic Magnet, owned by Becky Jordan, of Georgetown, Kentucky, took home top honors in the Non Pro and Intermediate Non Pro and were awarded a Tom Balding bit, this year’s prize for the highest scoring horse and rider of each BRS show. The $1,500 added Open was another exciting class to watch Friday as it featured many impressive runs from the 40 entries in the draw. Shawn Flarida took home Champion and Reserve Champion honors in the Open. NRHA’s only 6 Million Dollar Rider didn’t disappoint as he guided Katsy Leeman’s...
The Buckeye Reining Series hosted their largest show to date with the Leonard Truck and Trailer No Entry Fee Derby Show, held May 25-28, 2017 at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio. The event drew exhibitors from near and far as each vied for the more than $80,000 in added money and prizes. But the biggest draw for exhibitors was the second annual $50,000 added No Entry Fee Derby sponsored by Leonard Truck and Trailer, which also included both Open and Non Pro Novice Horse Derby divisions. The Open Derby boasted 101 entries in the draw as Shawn Flarida took home top honors in the Open L4 and Novice Horse Derby L4 aboard Luckie Moonstone, owned by Jason Dobrinski of Factoryville, Pennsylvania, with a score of 224. Traveling all the way from Missouri, Bobby Avila Jr and CBK Spooks Got Cash scored a 222 to win the Open L2 and Novice Horse Derby L2 as well as the Buckeye Breeders Bonus for owners William and Corliss Kellogg, of Rogersville, Missouri. The Buckeye Breeders Bonus is a free breeding to one of the stallions in the program that is awarded to the highest placing mare in each of the Open and Non Pro Derbies. The Non Pro Derby Sunday afternoon was just as exciting to watch and featured many impressive runs from the 77 entries in the Non Pro and Novice Horse Derby divisions. David McBurney of Palo, Iowa, piloted his Fancy Steppin Whiz to a score of 146.5 to win the Non Pro Derby L4, while David McGee, of King, North Caroline, took home the Novice Horse Non...
Do you have your stalls reserved??? It's not too late! Tons of prizes (1st-5th places go home with prizes), food, youth activities, NRHA and AQHA approved classes, top notch futurity horses, and your last shot at year end placings where the prizes are even better!!! Don't miss it!!!
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Ending our show (and late Sunday night) is Robbie Resenfeld!! Robbie and his horse Peek At Me Play won the Novice Non-Pro!! Thank you for hanging around with us all day Sunday!!!
Our congrats go to John Newnham for his wins in the Novice Open 1 & 2! Thanks so much for making the long trip to show with us!!!
Congrats to Sue Flynn for making a huge 74 to win the non-pro and prime time non-pro!
Congrats to Sarah Yu on your wins in s very tough intermediate and limited non-pro!! @islide_performance_horses
Congrats to BRS's very own Nick Nelson on being reserve champion in the intermediate open! Thanks for all you do, Nick and Jaime!!!
Congrats to Dane Johnson on your win in the limited open!!
Congrats to Steve Siadik for wining the open and intermediate open on Sunday!! Thanks for stopping in, Steve!!
Rookie pro co-champs, Shelby Derr and Abby Connell!! Great rides, ladies!!! @shelbyderr