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Have a glass of Slideways

Looking for a good wine? Why not pour yourself a glass of Slideways from Tucalota Creek Ranch Cellars?

Not only was this Rhone style blend created as a special tribute to Andrea’s achievements as the youngest $2 Million rider in the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA), the label actually features a dynamic image of Andrea in action!

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Recent Results

Congrats to 2011 Reining By The Bay Open Derby Champion, Tinker With Guns (score 231), Reserve Champion Custom Spook (score 227) and Nics Little Bud, 3rd place tie (score 225).

Additional props to Open Futurity Champion Heir Gun (score 149) and Non Pro Derby Champion Premier Diamond and Tish Fappani.

2011 NRHA Level 4 Open Derby Champion, Andrea Fappani!

Congratulations to Andrea for winning the NRHA Open Derby Championship last Saturday, July 1st at the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma!


Andrea rode Tinker With Guns to a 228 to win the championship and $50,000. Tinker With Guns (Gunner x Tinker Nic) is a five-year-old stallion owned by Rancho Oso Rio, LLC of Woodside, Calif.  Prior to the Derby, the flashy sorrel stallion had over $135,000 in NRHA earnings.

As champion, Andrea won the use of a four-horse Cimarron Trailer, NRHA Lawson trophy, Bob’s Custom Saddles trophy saddle, Montana Silversmiths trophy buckle, gift certificates from Pard’s Western Shop, Purina, Shorty’s Caboy Hattery and SmartPak and products from Arenus, Classic Equine, Back on Track, Platinum Performance and Rios of Mercedes.