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December 5, 2015
The 2015 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity held another exciting day of competition on Friday, Dec. 4, that determined the 2015 Cinch Futurity Non-Pro Champions.
Tish Fappani rode her 3-year-old stallion Legend Slides Wright to win the 2015 Cinch Futurity Level 4 Non-Pro Championship and...Read More
A dramatic run-ff, with Andrea Fappani and SG Frozen Enterprize prevailing over Casey Deary and ARC Gunna Sparkya by a mere half-point for the coveted championship, concluded Saturday’s exciting Open Classic Finals at the 18th National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC), held April 13–19, 2015 at...Read More
December 5, 2014
Lil Joe Cash returns to Oklahoma City to claim the National Reining Horse Association Shootout with Andrea Fappani.
Phooey on retirement.
After a year and a half out of the show ring, Lil Joe Cash returned December 5 to Oklahoma City to win the $75,000-Added Championship Shootout...Read More
Find out how the Italian native went from a fear of horses to total dominance in the reining pen.
Reining champion Andrea Fappani had to overcome a pretty big obstacle to get where he is today. At the age of about 3, Fappani’s father put him...Read More
January 1, 2012
From draw No. 1, Lil Joe Cash wins the Futurity Open Championship with Andrea Fappani, the first professional in history to claim Futurity first and second.
Russell Giles was guilt-ridden when she looked down at the ominous, black No. 1 glaring up from her palm. She...Read More
January 1, 2012
Fappani Performance Horses shut out the rest of the competition, laying claim to the Level 4 Open Championship and Reserve titles.
From the first draw of the Level 4 Futurity Open finals, Andrea Fappani locked away the Championship on Lil Joe Cash. By the middle of...Read More
October 15, 2011
Cashin The Big Chex and Andrea Fappani hit the jackpot in the John Deere Futurity Open.
Looks aren’t everything. For a little colt foaled in Texas and born for attention, they were just the beginning. Cashin The Big Chex was bred by Mozaun McKibben and Hillary...Read More
Andrea Fappani pulls the trigger and wins the Open Shootout on Tinker With Guns.
The crowd was ready to cheer form the moment the first horse walked under the "Gateway of Champions” sign leading into the Jim Norrick Coliseum in Oklahoma City.
The occasion? The National Reining...Read More
December 28, 2010
TISH FAPPANI CLAIMS A DECISIVE VICTORY IN THE LEVEL 4 NON PRO FINALS WITH LITN UP CONQUISTADOR.
SCORING AN IMPRESSIVE 221 TO TOP THE LEVEL 4 NON PRO division by a 6.5-point margin, Tish Fappani won her first Cinch® NRHA Non Pro Futurity title aboard Litn...Read More
This year’s Reining By The Bay, held July 22-27 in Woodside, California showcased the talents of California trainer, Andrea Fappani when he dominated the limited age event competition by capturing both Open Derby and Futurity Championships, as well as Open Derby Reserve and Open Futurity...Read More