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Register for SBA Championship Finals Qualification Opportunity at East Coast Reined Cow Horse Classic

Written by: Mary Adelaide Brakenridge
Client: Horse Show By Appointment
Release Date: 2013-07-16

Murfreesboro, TN – July 16, 2013 – The East Coast Reined Cow Horse Classic (ECRCHC) kicks off on July 17, bringing droves of competitors to Murfreesboro, TN, for one of the biggest events on the reined cow horse circuit. Competitors at the ECRCHC can qualify for another major event new to the circuit this year: Show By Appointment’s Championship Finals. 

The ECRCHC runs July 17-21 at the Tennessee Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro, TN. Show By Appointment (SBA) classes will be held concurrently with ECRCHC classes, so riders can compete for two show associations, each with its own set of prize money, with just one run. Aside from having the chance to compete in a new show association for more prize money, those who register for the SBA classes alongside their regular ECRCHC classes will qualify for SBA’s Championship Finals.

The SBA Championship Finals, offering over $100,000 in cash and prizes, premieres this year and promises to be a new highlight of the reined cow horse circuit. It is slated for October 10-13, 2013, at Triple J Ranch in Sarasota, FL. With many standout horses and riders already qualified, the Championship Finals will present top-notch competition in a fun, friendly show environment. The Finals also feature innovative offerings, such as a class comprised of horses for sale that gives owners an opportunity to show off their sale horses and makes it easy for potential buyers to see prospects in action.

Riders who register for the SBA classes at the ECRCHC also put themselves in the running for a circuit championship. SBA circuits typically include four shows in a certain region and have been held in Florida and Georgia thus far, with another circuit on the schedule for Ohio in August. At ECRCHC, riders will compete on two days and be assessed by two judges each time. Each judge’s scores will be counted as a separate show for the purposes of calculating the championships, and circuit champions will receive their awards at the show in Tennessee.

“We’re teaming up with the other biggest cow horse show on the East Coast,” said Show By Appointment’s Rick Steed. “We’re partnering with them to run SBA classes concurrently with their classes and give riders another chance to qualify while they’re already at the show, and we’re working together to build a stronger cow horse community.” 

Riders should contact SBA show secretary Debbie Hall at or 321-863-0456 to enter the SBA classes at ECRCHC and claim their chance to compete in the $100,000 SBA Championship Finals, slated for October 10-13 in Sarasota, FL.

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Fast Facts: Show By Appointment Classes and Finals Qualification at the East Coast Reined Cow Horse Classic

Event: East Coast Reined Cow Horse Classic

Location: Tennessee Miller Coliseum, Murfreesboro, TN

Dates: Wednesday, July 17 – Sunday, July 21

Entries: Contact Debbie Hall at to enter the SBA classes held concurrently with ECRCHC classes

ECRCHC Contact: Paul Bailey, (931) 260-3909

Upcoming SBA Shows:

Summer Reined Cow Horse Shows I, II, III, & IV
August 15-18, 2013 – Jackson, OH
$100,000 Championship Finals
October 10-13, 2013 – Sarasota, FL

About Show By Appointment

Show By Appointment’s fresh approach to reined cow horse competition has been an unprecedented success in its first season. SBA aims to make showing “Fun, Fair, and Affordable” for competitors.  To accommodate those traveling long distances to show and help busy riders fit showing in at their convenience, SBA allows riders to reserve their own ride times in advance. This cuts down on usual travel expenses such as stall rentals and hotels and encourages competitors to make the trip and join in the fun.

Each SBA series includes four shows. Riders who compete at three out of the four shows earn a place in the Championship Finals, slated for October 10-13, 2013, at Triple J Ranch in Sarasota, FL. The Finals offer over $100,000 in cash and prizes. Competitors may also qualify for the Finals in absentia by simply sending in entries and payment to each of the four shows. This system is designed to allow riders a chance to compete in the Championship Finals without spending the season chasing points and incurring excessive competition expenses.

Show By Appointment Sponsors


Triple J Ranch 

Steed Training

Jacob Livestock

177 Performance Horses

J.W. Brooks Custom Hat Co.

Ranch Feed & Pet Supply Inc
(772) 288-3544 /

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham – Perry, GA

Equestrian Services International

Everglades Farm Equipment


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