SHEFFIELD — National Reining Horse Association member Stephanie Gripp of Sheffield has earned the right to compete in the NRHA Adequan North American Affiliate Championships scheduled to take place during the NRHA Futurity in Oklahoma City, Okla., from Nov. 28 to Dec. 7. She was the reserved champion at the North Central Affiliate Finals in Winona, Minn., on Oct. 19.
Stephanie will compete against more than 500 reiners from across North America aboard her American Quarter Horse/American Paint Horse, Colonels Cattin Gun, in the youth 13 and under North American Affiliate Championship class.
The NRHA Adequan North American Affiliate Championships are for qualified NRHA members and their horses only. Entrants qualify for the affiliate championships through their respective regional affiliate finals. Each finals sends its eight highest placing riders, plus ties, to the championships. The championship show attracts exhibitors and spectators from around the globe and includes a trade show, three NRHA/Markel Insurance horse sales, an intercollegiate judging contest, youth activities, Reining Horse Sports Foundation “A Slide to Remember” and many more activities geared toward enjoyment for the whole family.
Stephanie is the daughter of Chad and TeNeille Gripp of Sheffield.