Reining is a judged event designed to show the athletic ability of a ranch-type horse within the confines of a show arena. In NRHA competition, contestants are required to run one of 10 approved patterns, included in the NRHA handbook.This article describes each of these moves.
Ready to mount up and go? Not so fast. Before you choose an instructor you need to ask yourself some questions about your goals, your budget, the style of riding you want to do, and the amount of time you can devote to riding. When you've made those decisions, the American Quarter Horse Association can help you find the right instructor.