Thanks for sliding in!
Get to know the sport behind The Run For a Million

Thanks for sliding in! Get to know the sport behind The Run For a Million

We're excited you've found NRHA, the National Reining Horse Association, and hope you'll join our reining family!
Welcome to the Slide of Your Life
Access our extensive network of reining professionals, read their stories of triumph, learn about reining horses and more by signing up for our newsletter. Plus, you'll be entered to win a Futurity Prize Package.

Meet the Riders

You met these riders at The Run For a Million—now see them at the NRHA Futurity in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Casey Deary
Andrea Fappani
Francesco Martinotti
Shawn Flarida
Craig Schmersal
Jordan Larson
Cira Baek
Gina Schumacher
Dany Tremblay
Cade McCutcheon
Jason Vanlandingham
Gennaro Lendi
Mandy McCutcheon
Trevor Dare
Dan Huss
Martin Muehlstaetter
Casey Hinton
Meet the 2022 riders here.

Join us for the NRHA Futurity & Adequan North American Affiliate Championships at the State Fair Park in Oklahoma City!

Visit to plan your visit and learn more about this event! If you are new to reining, we encourage you to join us on November 21–December 2 for family fun!
Before You Show
We’ve got all you need to know about the reining world. Use this guide to help you prepare before you head to your first NRHA competition.
Find out more.
Ready to Rein
Getting involved in the sport of reining is an exhilarating experience, but it can be intimidating if you’re unfamiliar with the sport or the equestrian world in general. Having a working relationship with an NRHA Professional gives you the ultimate resource on all things reining as you start your journey.
Read the full article here.
Care of Our Reining Athletes
Reining horses are athletes, not unlike professional basketball and football players. Owners and riders of reining horses carefully consider every element of their horses’ health, from what they feed their animals to physical therapy after competition to healing injuries.
Read the full article here.
Learn to Speak Reiner
Reining has its own vocabulary that’s essential to understanding the sport. Here’s a handful of common words and phrases you’ll hear around the barn and in the show arena.
Read the full article here.
Where They Started
Reiners come from all kinds of backgrounds. Some start with other riding disciplines, such as barrel racing or trail riding, while others have never ridden before they first take a reiner for a spin. Here, you’ll read how a few NRHA members found their way to the reining family.
Read the full article here.
Learn About Reining Maneuvers
Each pattern contains specific maneuvers that are individually scored. The horse and rider are scored on their performance of each maneuver and may be given extra points for the flawless execution of a maneuver.
Get more info here.
Are you ready to get involved?
Join NRHA today!