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Scottsdale Western World Debuts as Naming Sponsor of Southwest Reining Horse Association Non Pro Futurity
2015-09-10
The Southwest Reining Horse Association welcomes an important supporter in 2015 as Scottsdale Western World comes on board as naming sponsor of the Non Pro Futurity. The Scottsdale Western World Non Pro Futurity will be a highlight of the 31-year-old Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity and Show, set for October 20-25.

The Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity showcases some of the country’s best 3-year-old reining horses and the Non Pro division, like the Open, is considered an important credential for a horse or rider’s record. “The Non Pros are the life of reining,” noted Show Manager Cheryl Cody, who continued. “They provide intense competition and they also support our trainers by keeping horses in training year-round. We’re thrilled to welcome Scottsdale Western World on board as the sponsor of this division of the futurity and we know that this company certainly recognizes the importance and contribution of this group of National Reining Horse Association members.”

Michael Miola, of Silver Spurs Equine Company said, "Scottsdale Western World, a Silver Spurs Equine company, is proud to expand it's support of the reining industry and in particular our Non Pro riders by sponsoring the Southwest Reining Horse Association Non Pro Futurity. Non Pro's are the backbone of the NRHA and we will do whatever we can to support and encourage them to compete."

Located at the corner of Alma School Parkway and Dynamite Road in Scottsdale, Arizona, Scottsdale Western World aims to provide the finest saddles and tack in the western industry. The company was begun in August 2014, with the mission of providing fine saddles and tack at reasonable prices – a goal similar to that of its parent company, Silver Spurs Equine which is to provide the finest breeding stallions at reasonable prices.

According to Miola, Scottsdale Western World was the brainchild of David Solum. His vision was to combine the talents of renowned saddle maker Andy Maschke, owner of AM Saddlery whose factory is just outside of Ft. Worth Texas, with the marketing of Silver Spurs Equine. In addition to the AM Superior Saddle, Andy designed a complete new line of saddles branded as "Silver Spurs Saddles by AM." What is completely unique about this line is that the exact saddle is built with 4 different price points.

The basic model is the Rio Verde, next level up is the Scottsdale Performance Saddle, then the AM Superior and finally the top of the line Pinnacle. No matter which tree is selected, if you purchase a Rio Verde or a Pinnacle the saddle will ride exactly the same! The only difference is the extras like tooling and silver.

These saddles have been so well received that Shawn Flarida, Andrea Fappani, Casey Deary, Todd Sommers and Jason Vanlandingham have exclusively endorsed them. In addition to saddles Scottsdale Western World offers a complete selection of Yucca Flats Blankets, Tom Balding and Kerry Kelly bits and Spurs, Classic Equine products and much more.

For information on Scottsdale Western World, visit the web site at www.swwus.com

The Southwest Reining Horse Association is one of the National Reining Horse Association’s largest and most successful affiliate groups, and it celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2014. Throughout its history, the association has worked to provide benefits for members, while promoting reining horses and the reining horse industry.

Often tagged “Where the Best Go First,” the SWRHA Futurity is a must-attend event for futurity horses. For most, it is the final stop before the National Reining Horse Association Futurity in Oklahoma City. Now with this expanded schedule, it provides that same advantage for the horses that are shown in ancillary classes. For information on the Southwest Reining Horse Association and its events, visit www.swrha.com.