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Yellowstone Reining Horse Association

YRHA is dedicated to promoting the development of reining by encouraging our members to participate in shows, clinics, and other events.

We sponsor several shows during the year as well as other social occasions. Please check out our Events Calendar to learn more.

Interested in joining YRHA? Please visit our Members Page. If you would like to learn more about us, we share news and announcements on our Community Page.

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  • APHA/NRHA Alliance Benefits

    APHA/NRHA Alliance Benefits

    Added March 31, 2014

    Are you a member of YRHA and APHA?  If so, this could be an exciting year for you and your APHA registered reining horse.  YRHA is offering two classes this year, APHA Open Reining and APHA Amateur Reining.  Both classes will run concurrent with NRHA Classes at the 2014 YRHA shows (see the YRHA I entry form).  

  • Rule Change for Riding One or Two Handed in Some Classes

    Rule Change for Riding One or Two Handed in Some Classes

    Added March 20, 2014

    Did you know the rule changed with regard to riding with one hand or two in some classes?

    Our Yellowstone Reining Horse Association Rules & Regulations document was revised on February 15, 2014. Under Item #3, Year-End Awards and Show Rules, the new rule reads:

    In the following classes, the rider may show in any legal bit and may use one or two hands AND MAY SWITCH FROM ONE HAND TO TWO HANDS OR TWO HANDS TO ONE HAND: NRHA Freestyle, NRHA Youth 10 & Under Short Stirrup, NRHA Green Reiner Level 1 & 2, Two-handed Youth, Green Horse, and 3-Year Old Open & Non Pro.

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  • The Affiliate Program: Everything You Need to Know!

    The Affiliate Program: Everything You Need to Know!

    By Wendy Deans

    Updated March 2009

    Everything you ever need (or want) to know about an affiliate.

    If you’ve never taken part in the regional championships or received a circuit champion or reserve champion pewter or plaque you may not be familiar with what the NRHA affiliate program is all about. So, just what is the purpose of an affiliate circuit?

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