We are very honored to welcome as our trainer Mike McEntire, NRHA million dollar earner. Mike has a reputation that is one of honesty and professional good ethics. His training philosophy is guided by his appreciation and consideration for the horse.
With his lifelong involvement in showing horses and many years of experience and success in training and showing reining horses. Mike has been ranked top twenty professional rider every year since the beginning of the program.
Mike McEntire is involved in all aspects of the reining world including training, breeding, showing as well as being an NRHA / USEF judge and serving on the NRHA judges committee.
As a reining competitor, Mike has won numerous NRHA World Championships and Futurity Championships.
Mike has reached a milestone of NRHA lifetime earnings of over a million dollars.
Twice has won the prestigious all American Congress Open Futurity in 2004 on Hot Smokin Chex and in 2011 on Harley Surprize Lena.
- 2001 United State Equestrian Team Festival of Champions Champion on Boggies Secret and third place on Freckles Top Prize
- 2003 Dorminy Plantation Futurity Open Champion on Jazzygun and Atlantic Breeders Futurity Open Champion on Smartys Big Wish
- 2004 Carolina Classic Derby Open Champion and Reserve Champion on Nics Whiz and Little Foxy Knoxie, respectively; and All American Quarter Horse Congress Futurity Champion Open Dorminy Plantation Futurity Open Champion on Hot Smokin Chex
- 2005 Tradition Futurity Open Champion on Bueno Chexolena
- 2006 Dorminy Plantation Futurity Open Champion on The Great Guntini and Tradition Futurity Open Champion on Miss Gunny
- 2007 Double Run Futurity Open Champion on Helluva Chex
- 2008 Double Run Futurity Open Champion on HR Okie Whiz
- 2009 Double Run Futurity Open Champion on Baroom Gunslinger
- 2010 NRHA Futurity Open Reserve Champion on Red Stripe Spook
- 2011 All American Quarter Horse Congress Futurity Open Champion on Harley Surprize Lena
- 2012 Carolina Classic Atlantic Breeders Incentive (ABI) Futurity Open Champion on Rey Jays Revolution; and ABI Derby Open and Carolina Classic Derby Open Champion on Red Stripe Spook
- 2013 Florida Classic Derby open Champion and Reserve Champion on Red Stripe Spook and Big Hollywood Cowboy, respectively
Mike is an NRHA and USEF approved judge and sits on
the judging committee of the NRHA. He has judged many
shows and prestigious NRHA events such as the USEF
Finals in Gladstone, the NRHA Derby, the German
Futurity, several shows in Italy and the western
festival in Mallorca, Spain.
Mike has a great eye for a horse and rider, he gives clinics to help non-pro riders pinpoint the their needs.
Click here to learn the ins and outs of reining horse shopping from FEI reiner, Mike McEntire (VIDEO)
Visit Mike's website www.mcentirereining.com
We would like to thank the following photographers for the use of their photos throughout our ads and website: John Brasseaux, Paige Ashley Haverland, Nick Marmareu, Adriana Beronio, and Cam Essik.