NRHA Germany Reining Masters
From September 08 to 11, the NRHA Germany Reining Masters will take place at the Schwantelhof in Bitz as part of the LQH Masters. This year, $30,000 in prize money will attract reining riders from all over Germany and neighboring countries to the Swabian Alb. At the facility of Grischa Ludwig and Sylvia Maile, top Western sport will be on display for four days. With 53 competitions, there is something for every reining fan. The sporting highlights include the AM Rising Star Ranch Non Pro Lawson Bronze Trophy as well as the Bonda Ranch Non Pro Bronze Trophy national on Friday evening and the Quarter Dream Intermediate Open Lawson Trophy including the qualification for the German Senior Championship as well as the AM Rising Star Ranch Open Lawson Bronze Trophy and the Bonda Ranch Open Bronze Trophy national on Saturday evening. Another special reining "treat" is the Baden-Württemberg Championship on Sunday afternoon.
In addition to the sporting highlights, the Ludwig Quarter Horses team has once again put together a spectacular supporting program. On Friday and Saturday the spectators will be offered excitement, entertainment and action. The first evening show is the Westernnight with Pullmann City, which starts on Friday at 7 pm. Participants and spectators can look forward to an impressive show program! First, multiple German and European champion in cutting Ute Holm will demonstrate her sport on "Flitz cattle". The passionate western rider is known from performances on big international stages and will inspire the spectators in Bitz. Afterwards, show acts with Pullmann City and Willy Schauberger will be demonstrated and host Grischa Ludwig will give a mini-course on the Top 5 Reining tips and tricks. The reining professional will provide an insight into his work with reining horses and show what it takes to be successful in the reining arena. Julia Steinbrecher will close the evening with her Liberty Horses and a liberty dressage.
Saturday night, the AM Rising Star Ranch Reining Final Night, will begin at 6 p.m. with a stud auction of top-flight reining stallions. Afterwards, professional riders will compete in the Open Bronze Trophy classifications for the coveted bronze trophy and a handsome $15,000 in prize money. After heated rides, riders and visitors can cool off with cool drinks and party together to the biggest hits of the 80s, 90s and today at the LQH after-show party.
Admission is free for visitors during the day, tickets for the evening show cost €15 on Friday night and on Saturday night (children 10 and under are half price). For more information, visit www.lqh-masters.de.
The schedule can be found hier.
Text: NRHA Germany