From the International Horse Press
The 2021 $4,950-added ERCHA/NRCHA Autumn Show in Travagliato, Italy, concluded the 2021 European Reined Cow Horse show season.67 riders and 80 horses met to compete during the weekend vying for the Autumn Show Championships and Regional Finals awards.
November 4 – 7
WR Smart N Slinky Guides Fanti To the ERCHA/NRCHA Autumn Show Open and Limited Open Championships
Winning the $2,500-added Open as well as the $200-added Limited Open Championship was Federico Fanti of Italy riding 5-year-old WR Smart N Slinky, an American Quarter Horse mare sired by WR This Cats Smart out of Chupikas Real Jewel for proud owner Massimo Morenghi. The duo, who also scored the highest in the herd work (73 score), added to the 71.5 in the rein work closed the cow work class with a 73.5 score for a total composite of 218, which secured them the win! “This was an incredible and tough week because at the same time I decided to also show in the NCHA Futurity in Cremona. The Autumn Show worked out perfectly from day one during which there was the rein work class which is always my weak point. Getting to the last day fence work class with an advantage over two European Cow Horse legends as Giovanni [Campanaro] and Markus [Schopfer] was really an amazing feeling, just as it has been all this week!”. With a 217 composite, reserve honors in the Open division went to Giovanni Campanaro aboard Loris Paone’s Shesa Genuinelypepto, an American Quarter Horse mare sired by Oaks Lone Pepto out of Genuinely Snapper. Sharing Reserve honors with a 211 composite in the Limited Open division was Pietro Tuberga riding R J One More Rooster (MR Onemore Max x Chinese Rooster), owned by Azienda Agricola Adriano Ponsetto, and Maria Giulia Fanti with Claudio Ferrami’s SA Ret Hickory N San (Ret Great N San out of Hickory Sanote).
2021 ERCHA/NRCHA Autumns Show All Ages Herd Work.
Winning the Open with a 74.5 score was Samuele Poli Barberis riding American Quarter Horse stallion Cats Got Freckles (WR This Cats Smart x Playboys Girl) owned by Luca Terzi.
Giorgia Girardello topped the All Ages Non Pro class with a 72 score aboard her own Freckles A Smart Cat (WR This Cats Smart x Freckles Gin Fizz).