2020 show schedule
Wed, Aug 19, 2020 – Sat, Aug 22, 2020
THE RUN FOR A MILLION

JAN - AZ Nationals

MARCH - Sun Circuit, Scottsdale, AZ
MARCH - Cactus Classic, Scottsdale, AZ
APRIL - National Reining Breeders Classic, Katy, TX
MAY - Mothers Day Slide

JUNE - NRHA Derby, Oklahoma City, OK
JULY - Rocky Mountain Summer Slide, Denver, CO

AUG - AQHYA World Show
AUG - Inside Slide
AUG - Ariat Tulsa Reining Classic, OK

SEPT - High Roller Reining Classic, Las Vegas, NV

OCT - Best of the West 
OCT - SWRHA Annual Futurity & Horse Show, Ardmore, OK
NOV - NRHA Futurity, Oklahoma City, OK

2020 NEWS

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Addi Schmersal & Black Gun Face had a great night in the NRHA Non Pro Derby Finals! Tying for Reserve in Level 3, Reserve Level 2, and 5th place in the Youth, earned them a check for $15,108.65!!

2020 NRHA Derby

2020 NATIONAL REINING HORSE ASSOCIATION DERBY FINALS, June 21, 2020, in OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA

2020 NRHA DERBY LEVEL 4 OPEN

8th No Smoking Required (Colonels Smoking Gun x Icing Required, Smart Chic Olena) O:Wranglen Partnership R:Craig C. Schmersal - $12,278.58

35/36 Pale Face Gunslinger (Pale Face Dunnit x Lost in Tinseltown, Jacs Electric Spark) O:Tim J Anderson R:Marie L. Kleiner - $2,817.55

2020 NRHA DERBY LEVEL 3 OPEN

33rd Pale Face Gunslinger (Pale Face Dunnit X Lost in Tinseltown, Jacs Electric Spark) O:Tim J Anderson R:Marie L. Kleiner - $1,330.966

2020 NRHA DERBY LEVEL 2 OPEN

9/10 Pale Face Gunslinger (Pale Face Dunnit x Lost in Tinseltown, Jacs Electric Spark) O:Tim J Anderson R:Marie L. Kleiner

29/30 Sparkin Dun It (Pale Face Dunnit x Sparkin Personality, Jacs Electric Spark) O:Christopher J Park R:Jackson A. Porath

2020 NRHA DERBY LEVEL 1 OPEN

3rd Pale Face Gunslinger14S (Pale Face Dunnit x Lost in Tinseltown, Jacs Electric Spark) O:Tim J Anderson R:Marie L. Kleiner - $2,321.09

 

2020 NRHA DERBY LEVEL 4 NON-PRO

20/22 Neverthoughtiwould (Pale Face Dunnit x Shine Tini, Shining Spark) O:Lance Griffin R:Samantha Smith - $1,458.43

2020 NRHA DERBY LEVEL 3 NON-PRO

2/3 Black Gun Face (Pale Face Dunnit x Blazing in Black, Rowdy Yankee) O:Hickory Creek Ranch LLC R:Addisyn Schmersal - $8,757.03

16/18 Neverthoughtiwould (Pale Face Dunnit x Shine Tini, Shining Spark) O:Lance Griffin R:Samantha Smith

2020 NRHA DERBY LEVEL 2 NON-PRO

2nd Black Gun Face (Pale Face Dunnit x Blazing in Black, Rowdy Yankee) O:Hickory Creek Ranch LL R:CAddisyn Schmersal - $5,908.22

2020 NRHA DERBY MASTERS NON-PRO

5/6 Black Gun Face (Pale Face Dunnit x Blazing in Black, Rowdy Yankee) O:Hickory Creek Ranch LLC R:Addisyn Schmersal

2020 NRHA DERBY YOUTH NON-PRO

5/6 Black Gun Face (Pale Face Dunnit x Blazing in Black, Rowdy Yankee) O:Hickory Creek Ranch LLC R:Addisyn Schmersal

2020 IDAHO REINING HORSE ASSOCIATION MEMORIAL SLIDE DERBY, June 6, 2020, in REXBURG, IDAHO

2020 IDAHO RHA MEMORIAL SLIDE DERBY LEVEL 1 OPEN

2NDSmarty Face Dunnit 15S (Pale Face Dunnit x Smart Chics Could, Smart Chic Olena) O:Julie Vanorden R:Thomas Brighton

2020 IDAHO RHA MEMORIAL SLIDE DERBY LEVEL 1 NON-PRO

5/6Hollyslilgolddigger 16M (Pale Face Dunnit x Conquista Holly, Conquistador Whiz) O:George/Robyn R:KingRobyn King

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A special thank you to our sponsor @frdistilling for keeping us hydrated at the draw parties. 

Mothers Day Slide

2020 ARIZONA REINING HORSE ASSOCIATION MOTHER'S DAY SLIDE DERBY, May 31, 2020, SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA

2020 ARIZONA RHA MOTHER'S DAY SLIDE DERBY LEVEL 4 OPEN

2ND Pale Dun Star  (Pale Face Dunnit x Get Ya Some Stars (P), RR Star (P) )Owner: Hickory Creek Ranch LLC, Rider: Craig C. Schmersal -  $8,167.57

2020 ARIZONA RHA MOTHER'S DAY SLIDE DERBY LEVEL 3 OPEN

4/6Kiss My Pale Face14G (Pale Face Dunnit-Shiners Valentine, Shining Spark)Anne SolbraekkeLorinaldo S. Gomes218.5$1,928.46

8/12Face Chics Love15S (Pale Face Dunnit-She and Chic Dunit, Smart Chic Olena)Whitney PetersonNicole L Hutchings217.5$867.81

14/15Pale Face Gunslinger14S (Pale Face Dunnit-Lost in Tinseltown, Jacs Electric Spark)Tim J AndersonMarie L. Kleiner216.0$180.79

2020 ARIZONA RHA MOTHER'S DAY SLIDE DERBY LEVEL 2 OPEN

9/10Pale Face Gunslinger14S (Pale Face Dunnit-Lost in Tinseltown, Jacs Electric Spark)Tim J AndersonMarie L. Kleiner216.0$694.0

2020 ARIZONA RHA MOTHER'S DAY SLIDE DERBY LEVEL 1 OPEN

1/2Pale Face Gunslinger14S (Pale Face Dunnit-Lost in Tinseltown, Jacs Electric Spark)Tim J AndersonMarie L. Kleiner216.0$3,356.16

 

2020 ARIZONA RHA MOTHER'S DAY SLIDE DERBY LEVEL 4 NON-PRO

13/14Black Gun Face16S (Pale Face Dunnit-Blazing in Black, Rowdy Yankee)Hickory Creek Ranch LLCAddisyn Schmersal

2020 ARIZONA RHA MOTHER'S DAY SLIDE DERBY LEVEL 3 NON-PRO

1/2Pale Face Gunslinger14S (Pale Face Dunnit-Lost in Tinseltown, Jacs Electric Spark)Tim J AndersonKim Niven217.5$3,008.79

7THBlack Gun Face16S (Pale Face Dunnit-Blazing in Black, Rowdy Yankee)Hickory Creek Ranch LLCAddisyn Schmersal215.0$975.83

8/9Smokin Paleface15S (Pale Face Dunnit-Lost in Tinseltown, Jacs Electric Spark)Caroline R BuchananCaroline R Buchanan214.5$731.87

15/19Ill Be a Pale Face15M (Pale Face Dunnit-Oak Ill Be, Ill Be Smart)Kristi WigginsKristi Wiggins

2020 ARIZONA RHA MOTHER'S DAY SLIDE DERBY LEVEL 2 NON-PRO

1STPale Face Gunslinger14S (Pale Face Dunnit-Lost in Tinseltown, Jacs Electric Spark)Tim J AndersonKim Niven217.5$2,379.06

4THBlack Gun Face16S (Pale Face Dunnit-Blazing in Black, Rowdy Yankee)Hickory Creek Ranch LLCAddisyn Schmersal215.0$930.94

5THSmokin Paleface15S (Pale Face Dunnit-Lost in Tinseltown, Jacs Electric Spark)Caroline R BuchananCaroline R Buchanan214.5$827.50

8/12Ill Be a Pale Face15M (Pale Face Dunnit-Oak Ill Be, Ill Be Smart)Kristi WigginsKristi Wiggins211.5$372.38

2020 ARIZONA RHA MOTHER'S DAY SLIDE DERBY LEVEL 1 NON-PRO

2NDSmokin Paleface15S (Pale Face Dunnit-Lost in Tinseltown, Jacs Electric Spark)Caroline R BuchananCaroline R Buchanan214.5$1,021.55

2020 ARIZONA RHA MOTHER'S DAY SLIDE DERBY PRIMETIME NON-PRO

1/2Pale Face Gunslinger14S (Pale Face Dunnit-Lost in Tinseltown, Jacs Electric Spark)Tim J AndersonKim Niven217.5$2,726.75

2020 CIRCLE T STAMPEDE REINING DERBY & STAKES, May 10, 2020, in HAMILTON, TEXAS

2020 CIRCLE T STAMPEDE REINING DERBY LEVEL 2 NON-PRO

3/5 Smart Pale Dunnit15G (Pale Face Dunnit-Smart Chics Could, Smart Chic Olena)Eileen DepewEileen Depew

2020 CIRCLE T STAMPEDE REINING DERBY LEVEL 1 NON-PRO

3/5 Smart Pale Dunnit15G (Pale Face Dunnit-Smart Chics Could, Smart Chic Olena)Eileen DepewEileen Depew

NRHA Professionals of the Year Honored for 2019

Horseman of the Year—Craig Schmersal

A staple in the industry since competing as a youth member, Craig Schmersal hasn’t missed the NRHA Futurity finals since 1997. His most recent major win came when he was crowned the 2019 Run for a Million co-champion. The NRHA Four Million Dollar rider not only specializes in training, showing, and selling futurity and derby horses, but also breeds prospects that regularly become champions in the arena. He’s trained and shown multiple NRHA Futurity and Derby winners, including winning the 2017 NRHA Futurity on his homegrown mare Face The Attitude. He’s earned multiple FEI team and individual medals, and multiple AQHA World Championships. He trains every horse as an individual and finds ways to maximize their strengths while minimizing their weaknesses.

Not only is Schmersal known for his contributions within the arena, but outside of it as well. As an active member of the Judge’s Committee, Schmersal is committed to the industry and continually trying to better it for horses and riders alike. He is often seen teaching Secrets of Judging courses to increase education for riders, as well. Along with educating in this way, he’s also created training videos to help demonstrate techniques for finished horses and futurity prospects and even covers proper tack tips.

Schmersal also promotes NRHA Million Dollar Sire Pale Face Dunnit (Gunner x Lena Dun It), who he also showed for most of his career in the show pen, further demonstrating his commitment to each aspect of the reining industry, from breeding to showing, at the highest level.

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Florida Classic

The Pale Face Dunnit foals are on fire this weekend! 

Dany Fred Tremblay score 227 open Derby Champions  

Craig Schmersal Reserve half Arab Futurity Champion and Amanda Hurd score 224 Non Pro Derby Champions!

 

Proud to say all trained and started by Craig Schmersal

2020 FLORIDA REINING CLASSIC DERBY, February 24, 2020, in SARASOTA, FLORIDA

FLORIDA REINING CLASSIC DERBY LEVEL 4 OPEN

1/2 Pale Faced Whiz  (Pale Face Dunnit x Ms Maggie Whiz, Topsail Whiz) Owner: Diamond Dub QH, Rider: Dany Tremblay

4/5 Pale Face Whiz  (Pale Face Dunnit x Lady Naskiia Whiz, Lena Naskiia) Owner: Skylar Brennan, Rider: Matthew Noel Palmer

FLORIDA REINING CLASSIC DERBY LEVEL 4 NON-PRO

1ST Black N Gold  (Pale Face Dunnit x Blazing in Black, Rowdy Yankee) Owner: Mark Hurd, Rider: Amanda Hurd

FLORIDA REINING CLASSIC DERBY LEVEL 3 NON-PRO

1ST Black N Gold  (Pale Face Dunnit x Blazing in Black, Rowdy Yankee) Owner: Mark Hurd, Rider: Amanda Hurd

FLORIDA REINING CLASSIC DERBY LEVEL 2 NON-PRO

1ST Black N Gold  (Pale Face Dunnit x Blazing in Black, Rowdy Yankee) Owner: Mark Hurd, Rider: Amanda Hurd

FLORIDA REINING CLASSIC DERBY PRIMETIME NON-PRO

1ST Black N Gold  (Pale Face Dunnit x Blazing in Black, Rowdy Yankee) Owner: Mark Hurd, Rider: Amanda Hurd

2020 FLORIDA REINING CLASSIC 7UP MATURITY, February 21, 2020, in SARASOTA, FLORIDA

FLORIDA REINING CLASSIC 7UP LEVEL 2 NON-PRO

9/11 Blaze Face Gunner  (Pale Face Dunnit x Smoken Sno Chex, Major Sno Chex) Owner: Ronnie Fox, Rider: Ronnie Fox

12/14 Pale Black Gun  (Pale Face Dunnit x Blazing in Black, Rowdy Yankee) Owner: Emily Grace Schiavi, Rider: Emily Grace Schiavi

A Great Start to a New Year...

The Last Cowboy renewed...

The Last Cowboy, Paramount Network was excited by the series’ performance during its first season. The network said the following about its renewal.

“Furthering Paramount Network’s relationship with Sheridan, the brand ordered a second season of unscripted hit series The Last Cowboy. The six, one-hour episodes will chronicle the lives of men and women who compete on the regular reining circuit, a western-based competition where riders guide horses through a precise pattern of circles, spins and stops. These horsemen are determined to elevate and preserve the cowboy tradition as they train and engage in the exclusive ultra-competitive sport. The series premiere delivered 801,000 total viewers with L+3 playback, making it Paramount Network’s most-watched unscripted series premiere since Ink Master: Redemption in September 2015.”

Craig Schmersal ends 2019 ranked 3rd in the NRHA Top 20 Professionals list with winnings of $287,005.47

Pale Face Dunnit starts 2020 as an established NRHA Million Dollar Sire...

STATS!
Total AQHA Foals: 508
Total Earnings: $1,789,047.00
(Earnings include NCHA weekend money)
Number of Money-Earners: 126
Average Earnings Per Money-Earner: $14,271
Total AQHA Points Earned: 388
Number of AQHA Point-Earners: 43

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