Skip to content

Riders' Cup Sponsorships Sold Out



SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. – The 2011 WHTA Riders’ Cup sold its final two sponsorships and will have a full allotment of 10 sponsors in 2011.  The total amount of sponsorship monies for 2011 is $25,000.  Keith and Lorraine Rosbury and Don Diego sponsored the Two-Year Old Mare & Gelding division and Bill and Karen Bean and Horse'n Around Ranch sponsored the Aged Mare & Gelding division.

The final list of sponsors is as follows:
  
Two-Year-Old Mares & Geldings - Keith & Lorraine Rosbury & Don Diego
Two-Year-Old Stallions - Andrew Waites Family  
Three-Year-Old Mares & Geldings - East TN Fall Classic  
Three-Year-Old Stallions - Delta Fall Classic  
Four-Year-Old Mares & Geldings - Molly Walters Family  
Four-Year-Old Stallions - Molly Walters Family  
15.2 & Under - Quality Exteriors  
Aged Mares & Geldings - Bill & Karen Bean/Just Horse'n Around Ranch
Open Specialty - Western Sky Walking Horses & Phyllis Langley 
Walking Horse Stake - The Celebration   

This year will mark the first time all 10 divisions have been sponsored.  The program has received much greater interest as trainers and horse shows from different areas have started to take part.  In 2010 over $55,000 was distributed to the top 25 trainers in the program.  In 2010 92 horse shows participated in the program with 85 trainers signed up in the Riders’ Cup program.  There were 3,644 entries in Riders’ Cup classes in 2010.

All WHTA members are eligible to enroll in the program and just like in 2010, there is no fee for a trainer to join the program.  Also in 2011, horse shows will only pay a $100 Riders’ Cup affiliation fee and $10 per entry in the Riders’ Cup class.  There is no required prize money in the class over and above the non-Riders’ Cup class and all horse shows are eligible to participate regardless of HIO affiliation.

The standings for the Riders’ Cup are online at www.walkinghorsereport.com and can also be found each week in the print edition of the Walking Horse Report.

More Stories

  • Throwback Thursday

    Check out this week's Throwback on ReporTV featuring Cash For Keeps at the 1998 Spring Fun Show. Read More
  • NCWHA hosts sneak preview

    The NCWHA Sneak Preview will be held on Saturday, Mar. 10 at noon at Biggerstaff Park in Dallas, North Carolina... Read More
  • HSUS endorses Tennessee Horse Racing Legislation

    The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) today, announced its support for the reinstatement of the Tennessee Horse Racing Commission by endorsing Senate Bill 1908, introduced by State Senator Frank Nicely (R-Strawberry Plains), and its companion bill, House Bill 2109, introduced by Representative Rick Tillis (R-Lewisburg)... Read More
  • WHTA Trainers’ Membership/License Renewal deadline approaching soon

    Trainers’ Membership/License renewal is Mar. 15. The initial fee is $250; however, Trainers’ that renew before Mar. 15 will receive a discount rate of $100. Renewals after the deadline will be a new application with a rate of $250... Read More
  • Rising Star Meet, Greet & Eat

    Rising Star Ranch invites everyone to attend their Meet, Greet & Eat at Rising Star Ranch in Shelbyville, Tennessee, on Mar. 3. Following a delicious lunch at 12:00, colts will be previewed... Read More
  • Obituary - Karen Pendleton

    Karen Jo Wright Pendleton, 66, of Mt. Sterling, died Monday, Feb. 12, at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born Mar. 15, 1951 in Lexington to the late Wheeler and Retta Stephens Wright. Read More
  • APHIS launches webpage for frequently requested records

    The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is launching a new “Frequently Requested Records” page on our Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) e-reading room, in accordance with the FOIA statute Read More
  • Pre-entry available for Rising Star Ranch Colt Preview

    The Rising Star Ranch Colt Preview showcases the new crop of stars that will be coming to the show rings in 2018. At Rising Star Ranch we want to help the trainers and owners present their entries in our Colt Preview in the most professional manner... Read More
  • Youth Council hosts first annual “Tennessee Globewalkers” basketball game

    We are doing it again! Having fun and raising money to help one of our own! You’ve heard of the “Harlem Globetrotters.” Now you have a chance to see and experience the “Tennessee Globewalkers!"... Read More
  • Owners excel in 2017

    Valentine’s Day and honoring the owners with an annual banquet always come close together and highlight February. The Walking Horse Owners’ Association (WHOA) hosted a fabulous banquet with their usual tremendous crowd on Saturday, Feb. 10. The banquet was hosted to honor those who did well in 2017. Read More