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SCHMERSAL Craig
Sport Reining
NOC United States   
GenderMale
Born22 Jul 1972 in Columbus Grove, OH, USA
Human Interest
Last Update
  30 Jan 2015
Further Personal Information
Residence Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Occupation Athlete, Business Owner, Coach, Horse Trainer
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began riding at age eight on Mike Flarida's ranch in Oklahoma, United States.
Why this sport? At Mike Flarida's ranch, there were always a few reiners around. He thought it looked fun and eventually got into the sport seriously.
Club / Team Schmersal Reining Horses: Overbrook, OK, USA
Name of coach Jeff Petska [national]
General Interest
Hobbies Hunting, wakeboarding. (Facebook page, 24 Sep 2014)
Other information BUSINESS OWNER
He runs Schmersal Reining Horses, which relocated from Overbook, OK, United States to Scottsdale, AZ, United States in October 2014. (Facebook profile, 25 Jan 2015)

Major Results
World Equestrian Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2010 6th WEG-R Lexington KY (USA) MISTER MONTANA NIC 2 1
2008 W-CH-R Manerbio (ITA) MR DUAL REY 3 2
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2008 CH-N. Am- Y-R Parker CO (USA) MR DUAL REY 3 2
Other Events
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2011 CRI World Reining Final open Bökeberg (SWE) MISS LIL ADDY TUDE 2  
2011 CRI5* Lexington KY (USA) MISS LIL ADDY TUDE 2  
2011 CRI5* Lexington KY (USA) MISTER MONTANA NIC 3  
2011 CRI5* Lexington KY (USA) DANCER NIC 7  
2009 CRI World Masters Final open, Oklahoma City (USA) Mr Dual Rey 10  
2008 CRI World Masters Final open, Oklahoma City (USA) Mr Dual Rey 3  

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
28.08.2013 to 28.08.2013 CRI3* Tulsa (USA)   PALE FACE DUNNIT 4  
09.11.2012 to 09.11.2012 CRI3* Oklahoma City (USA)   WHIZS KATRINA 5  
26.04.2012 to 29.04.2012 CRI3* Lexington KY (USA)   WHIZS KATRINA 3  
16.04.2012 to 22.04.2012 CRI3* Katy TX (USA)   WHIZS KATRINA 1  
Abbreviation Meaning
DNF Did Not Finish
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualify
DSQ Disqualified
FNR Finished No Rank
RET Retired
WDW Withdrawal






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