OKRHA logo Oklahoma Reining Horse Association


What is "OKRHA"?
OKRHA is a local affiliate of the National Reining Horse Association formed to serve the needs of reining horse enthusiasts in the Oklahoma region. Formed in August 2002, we are over 150 members strong and host one of the largest reining horse competitions in the world, the Ariat Tulsa Reining Classic. Click here to see the OKRHA timeline!

What Does OKRHA Do?
We put on horse shows, play days and clinics to provide our members with opportunities to compete, improve their skills, meet new people and have fun!

I’m Just a Beginner!
So are lots of our members! That’s why we have classes called "Green as Grass Rider" and "Rookie". Are you a horse trainer that has never shown in NRHA competitions? Give the Limited Open class a try. We are all striving to be better – at many different levels.

How Do I Start?
Contact the National Reining Horse Association at 405-946-7400 or www.NRHA.com to learn about what you need to compete. The NRHA’s Reining 101 Guide is a great source of information. Click here to get a list of trainers who are OKRHA members.

Rules for Year End Awards and Affiliate Qualification

To qualify for OKRHA year-end awards the following is required.

a) Current Year Membership must be paid before any showing of a horse is considered qualified

b) An individual Horse with the same rider must be shown at a qualifying OKRHA show at least three times. 

Affiliate Qualification:

The Top 10 OKRHA Affiliates as of July 1st are eligible for the South Central Affiliate Finals in September. The top 8  at these finals are invited  to compete at the National level at  the "NRHA futurity Affiliate Championships"  in December. Check the standings or ask an OKRHA Officer or Board member if you qualified.