All NRHA patterns are divided into seven or eight maneuver groups. The maneuver descriptions in this PDF can be found in the NRHA judge's Guide Section of the NRHA Handbook.
November 2, 2010--Since 2007, NRHA Inside Reining has brought the action packed sport of reining into millions of homes. Join host Jenifer Reynolds as she covers the industry?s biggest events. Reining?s most popular television show appears in prime time for 30 minutes three times each week in 2010.
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.
First-time reining event contestants are eager to compete and eager to learn how to perform better. Reining competitions can be stressful, however, for even the seasoned competitor. Here are tips to better prepare newcomers as they get ready for their first reining competitions.
During the AQHA Annual Convention in Kissimmee, Florida, two professionals were chosen as the best by their peers. Dianne Eppers of Grayslake, Illinois, was named the Professional?s Choice Professional Horsewoman of the Year. Jeffrey Pait of Sparta, New Jersey, was named Professional?s Choice Professional Horseman of the Year.
Doc O'Lena was a small horse, but according to trainer Shorty Freeman, you can?t measure the size of a horse?s heart in hands. Unquestionably, Doc Bar was more than just another pretty horse. His conformation, passed on to his offspring, allowed them to be the performers they were and are. To view the Doc Bar future, let?s take a look at Doc O?Lena, one of his foals.