Vern Sapergia in NRHA Germany Hall of Fame
Kreuth. A special recognition for the ambassador of reining Vern Sapergia during the NRHA Germany Breeders Derby 2018. The canadian, who has been residing in Europe for almost 20 years was inducted into the NRHA Germany Hall Of Fame, which had been created the previous year. Sapergia is one of the most respected horse trainers in the business in Europe, looking back on a long and successful show career and he is an old time horseman like they don't make them anymore. At the same time he became one of the most sought after clinicians and teacher for aspiring trainers. Vern views the horse as a partner. He is convinced that horse and rider can only be successful together if they work together as partners. He teaches with calmness and leniency to enable riders to do more and more the right thing
Prior to coming to Europe he had won in every disciplin and showed at every major event. Inreining alone he won several Bronze Trophies and was Canadian Champion.
He won European Championship titles, is a multiple Futurity Champion and Reserve Champion in Germany, Austria and Italy. He managed to win both the NRHA Germany 3 year old Snaffle Bit Futurity and the 4 year old Bit Futurity on the same day!
He has been around horses all his life. They have been a huge part of his every day life and early on he started training. Today he has become a horseman that you do not meet very often.