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Craig Schmersal

Craig Schmersal is one of the youngest trainers on the NRHA's top ten list, the 3rd all-time leading rider, and now only the third Two Million Dollar rider. He finished 2009 as the NRHA's third highest money earner for the year. Over the last decade, Craig has been a finalist at all major reining events, usually riding all three of his entries into the finals. Craig has won numerous AQHA and NRHA Open World Championships. In 2010, Craig won the NRBC Open Derby Classic and was the NRHA Open Derby Reserve Champion on Boom Shernic. Riding Mister Montana Nic, who recently returned to the show pen, Craig joined the US Dream Team at the FEI World Games in Kentucky winning Team Gold and Individual Silver medals. In 2004, Craig won the NRHA Open Derby on Commander's Nic. One of his early accomplishments was earning a position on the United States Equestrian Team. In 2002, the team competed in Jerez, Spain where they took home the Gold Medal for the United States. In 2005, Craig returned Spain to win the Gold Medal in the FEI World Reining Masters Open Division on Tidal Wave Jack, against a field of riders from 17 countries. Craig's goals include showing his futurity horses where he has successfully proven himself to be one of the most competitive trainers bringing multiple horses every year to the Open finals. In addition to training and showing Craig has, in partnership with Shawn Flarida, created a set of training videos demonstrating their winning techniques for futurity prospects and finished shows horses. Craig's program includes every level of horse. He has a great staff of assistant trainers who allow him to ride a variety of horses and help Non-Pros go to the top.

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