Articles: Press Release
Dates Finalized for 2008 World Reining Championships
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 16, 2008
By Joanie Morris
Lexington, KY -- 2008 will be an important milestone in the international Reining community. Previously, a World Reining Championship had only been offered at the FEI World Equestrian Games. But this year, in Maneribo, Italy, teams will compete for World Championship medals September 11-14.
The U.S. team will be selected at the USEF National Reining Championship in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma June 24-28, which will be held during the NRHA Derby.
To compete at the USEF National Reining Championship riders will have to have at least competed at one of the following CRI**:
National Western Stock Show
Jan. 13, 2008
Cowboy Capital Classic
March 8, 2008
National Reining Breeders Classic
April 14-20, 2008
The Reining World Championship Selection Procedures will be published on the USEF website, www.usef.org , once the procedures have been finalized.
For more information or questions please contact USEF Director of Reining, Courtney Barnett at 859-225-6919 or email@example.com
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excellence from the grassroots to the Olympic Games. This is based on a
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