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A Show Jumper Goes Reining

Amateur Owner Jumper rider Philip Richter trades in his breeches and tall boots for Wranglers and cowboy boots as he tries reining for the first time at the Cowboy Capital Classic in Stephenville, Texas.

Tom McCutcheon. Photo Waltenberry

Preparing for Your First Reining Competition

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.

Reining. Courtesy APHA

Watch NRHA Reining on Television

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 stop. Courtesy Horse & Rider

How to Watch Reining

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.