NRHA $1 Million Rider


  • NRHA Open Futurity Champion
  • NRHA Open Derby Champion
  • Multiple Time NRBC Finalist
  • FEI World Multiple & Silver Medalist
  • Multiple AQHA World Champion

When Franco Bertolani started touring the world to learn the art of reining, little was known about the sport in his home country. “In Brazil, when horse enthusiasts would see me ride, they would walk away shaking their heads,” he recalls. “Things started to change a little when Jango Salgado started hosting clinics around the country explaining the basics of reining. It wasn’t an easy task, but Jango was, and is, a great ambassador to our sport. The world was much smaller at the time, and reining was not very international at all — in the past 30 years it has changed immensely, and I have been very fortunate to have lived this process.” ….
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Franco Betolani

Head Trainer

Giorgia Codeluppi

Assistant Trainer

Eduardo Maranho Giannasi

Assistant Trainer

Gloria Spiaggi

Assistant Trainer