North American Riders Group

Canadian Shows Lead NARG Top 25 List

The North American Riders Group (NARG) has released their Top 24 in 2014 list, and once again, Spruce Meadows holds the top spot. Four more Canadian shows made the list, including Thunderbird in second place; the Royal in fifth (as the top indoor show); the brand new Royal West in 11th and Rocky Mountain Show […]

American Julie Welles Claims 2015 NARG Riders’ Grant

The North American Riders Group has selected Julie Welles as the recipient of the 2015 NARG Riders’ Grant. Now in its fourth year, the NARG Riders’ Grant is designed to give an emerging rider, dedicated to the sport of show jumping, an opportunity to receive a boost in order to achieve goals not otherwise available […]

IJRC and NARG Unite

From now on, riders will have a unique voice in front of the International Federation for Equestrian Sports and in the world. As of the 14th of May, the two not-for-profit associations, the International Jumping Riders Club (IJRC) and the North American Riders Group, (NARG), have signed an historic letter of intent in which the […]

Royal Horse Show Recognized by North American Riders Group

The North American Riders Group (NARG) released their hotly anticipated annual rankings yesterday, and The Royal Horse Show has received the honour of being named the top indoor event of the 2013 season. Ranked fourth overall, The Royal received a total score of 90%. Categories evaluated include footing, stabling, courses, ceremony, the quality of all […]

NARG to Focus Exclusively on Show Jumping

The North American Riders Group (NARG) announced that its board of directors has voted unanimously to focus exclusively on the sport of show jumping. NARG was formed four years ago to provide a voice for riders, trainers and owners in North America. While many of the efforts and improvements that NARG has helped bring to […]

Canada Takes Top Spots in NARG Top 25 of 2011

Following the overwhelmingly positive response to our 2010 Top 25 report, NARG’s host of volunteers once again invested hundreds of hours to numerically evaluate 50 of the top horse shows in North America. The 2011 results are an interesting mix of events – including a couple of Canadian champions, a promising new beginning for The […]

Sarah Johnstone Wins $15,000 NARG Grant

New in 2011, the NARG Riders’ Grant is designed to afford an emerging rider, dedicated to the sport of show jumping, an opportunity to achieve levels of performance they would otherwise not be able to attain. The grant provides the winner with $15,000 USD for expenses within North America approved by the North American Riders […]

Spruce Meadows is Number One!

Spruce Meadows is extremely proud to announce that the North American Riders Group (NARG) has recognized Spruce Meadows as Top Tournament in the sport of show jumping for 2010. NARG consists of the sports’ top riders, trainers, coaches, owners and business interests representing Canada, Mexico and the United States. A number of criteria are considered […]