ORHA Reining Classes

ORHA Reining Classes

The shows throughout the year offer a range of classes to meet everyone’s skill level; from Entry -level to Open. Below is a list of classes, sorted by division, which are offered at the ORHA sanctioned shows. Click on a class below to view the eligibility, memberships required as well as patterns and other important information. 

Entry Level

Eligibility
Less than $350 lifetime NRHA earnings, less than 175 youth  points (exclude SS), less than 350 Green points.

Memberships
ORHA Youth or Non-Pro.

Patterns & Info
Riders can choose to ride with one or two hands as well as can choose to perform simple or flying lead changes and NRHA patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Less than $200 lifetime NRHA earnings, less than 75 youth points (exclude SS), less than 200 Green points.

Memberships
NRHA Associate, Youth or Non-Pro. An ORHA membership is needed for ORHA Year-End Awards

Patterns & Info
Riders can choose to ride with one or two hands as well as can choose to perform simple or flying lead changes and NRHA patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Less than $350 lifetime NRHA earnings, less than 175 youth points (exclude SS), less than 350 Green points.

Memberships
NRHA Associate, Youth or Non-Pro. An ORHA membership is needed for ORHA Year-End Awards

Patterns & Info
Riders can choose to ride with one or two hands as well as can choose to perform simple or flying lead changes and NRHA patterns 1-16 are used.

Youth

Eligibility
Riders 18 years of age or younger as of January 1st and who have not earned more than 25 Youth points (excluding Short Stirrup points).

Memberships
ORHA Youth

Patterns & Info
Riders can choose to ride with one or two handed, however two handed riders may not cross enter into NRHA Youth classes. NRHA patterns 1-16 are used. 

Eligibility
Open to any Youth rider who are 13 or under on January 1 of the current year. Riders must use horses with ownership as defined in the Youth Show Rules and Regulations.

Memberships
NRHA Youth. ORHA membership is needed for Year-End Awards.

Patterns & Info
Riders must ride one-handed. NRHA patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Open to any Youth rider who is age 14 to 18 on January 1 of the current NRHA year. Riders must use horses with ownership as defined in the Youth Show Rules and Regulations.

Memberships
NRHA Youth. ORHA membership is needed for Year-End Awards.

Patterns & Info
Riders must ride one-handed. NRHA patterns 1-16 are used.

Non-Pro

Eligibility
Less than $500 or 200 Youth points in lifetime earnings. Riders do not need to own the horse they are riding but the horse must have a Competitive License and the owner must hold current NRHA membership.

Memberships
NRHA Youth or Non-Pro. An ORHA membership is needed for Year-End Awards.

Patterns & Info
Horses are to be shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Less than $1500 or 600 Youth points in lifetime earnings. Riders do not need to own the horse they are riding but the horse must have a Competitive License and the owner must hold current NRHA membership.

Memberships
NRHA Youth or Non-Pro.  An ORHA membership is needed for Year-End Awards.

Patterns & Info
Horses are to be shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
For persons 50 and older as of January 1 of the current year. Less than $1500 or 600 Youth points in lifetime earnings. Riders do not need to own the horse they are riding but the horse must have a Competitive License and the owner must hold current NRHA membership.

Memberships
NRHA Youth or Non-Pro. An ORHA membership is needed for Year-End Awards.

Patterns & Info

Horses are to be shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Open to any valid Non Pro rider who meets the requirements as defined in the Non Pro section of the NRHA Handbook.

Memberships
NRHA Youth or Non-Pro. ORHA membership is needed for Year-End Awards.

Patterns & Info
Horses are to be shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Open to any valid Non Pro rider who meets the requirements as defined in the Non Pro section of the NRHA Handbook.

Memberships
NRHA Youth or Non-Pro. ORHA membership is needed for Year-End Awards.

Patterns & Info
Horses are to be shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Non Pro rider who meets the requirements as defined in the Non Pro section of the NRHA Handbook and also meets the current policy requirements as set forth by the NRHA Board of Directors (see Edibility).

Memberships
NRHA Youth or Non-Pro. ORHA membership is needed for Year-End Awards.

Patterns & Info
Horses are to be shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Non Pro rider, 50 and older as of January 1 of the current year, who meets the requirements as defined in the Non Pro section of the NRHA Handbook and also meets the current policy requirements as set forth by the NRHA Board of Directors (see Edibility).

Memberships
NRHA Youth or Non-Pro (ORHA Non-Pro or Youth membership needed for Year-End Awards)

Patterns & Info
Horses are to be shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Open to horses with under $5,000 in Lifetime earnings and any valid Non Pro rider who meets the requirements as defined in the Non Pro section of the NRHA Handbook.

Memberships
NRHA Youth or Non-Pro. ORHA membership is needed for Year-End Awards.

Patterns & Info
Horses are to be shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Open to horses with under $25,000 in Lifetime earnings and any valid Non Pro rider who meets the requirements as defined in the Non Pro section of the NRHA Handbook.

Memberships
NRHA Youth or Non-Pro (ORHA Non-Pro or Youth membership needed for Year-End Awards)

Patterns & Info
Horses are to be shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Open

Eligibility
Any rider may show any horse in this class.

Memberships
NRHA Pro,Non-Pro or Youth An ORHA membership is needed for Year-End Awards.

Patterns & Info
Horses are shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Open to any rider who won less than $10,000 in the period of 1/1/2019 – 12/31/2019. Check the Eligibility page for information.

Memberships
NRHA Pro, Non-Pro or Youth (ORHA membership needed for Year-End Awards)

Patterns & Info
Horses are shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-11 are used.

Eligibility
Open to any rider with less than  $7,500 in the period of 1/1/2019 – 12/31/2019. Check the NRHA Eligibility page for information.

Memberships
NRHA Pro, Non-Pro or Youth. An ORHA membership is needed for Year-End Awards.

Patterns & Info
Horses are shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Open to any rider holding a valid NRHA Professionals card with less than $5,000 in Lifetime earnings. Check the NRHA Eligibility page for information.

Memberships
NRHA Professionals. An ORHA membership is needed for Year-End Awards.

Patterns & Info
Horses are shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Open to horses with under $5,000 in Lifetime earnings and any valid Non Pro rider who meets the requirements as defined in the Non Pro section of the NRHA Handbook.

Memberships
NRHA Pro,Non-Pro or Youth An ORHA membership is needed for Year-End Awards

Patterns & Info
Horses are shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Open to horses with under $25,000 in Lifetime earnings and any valid Non Pro rider who meets the requirements as defined in the Non Pro section of the NRHA Handbook.

Memberships
NRHA Pro,Non-Pro or Youth An ORHA membership is needed for Year-End Awards

Patterns & Info
Horses are shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Open to any male rider.

Memberships
ORHA Pro, Non-Pro or ORHA Youth

Patterns & Info
Horses are shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Open to any female rider.

Memberships
ORHA Pro, Non-Pro or ORHA Youth

Patterns & Info
Horses are shown one handed and NRHA Patterns 1-16 are used.

Eligibility
Any rider may show, but restricted to horses that have less than two calendar years in reining competitions. Check the Eligibility.

Memberships
ORHA Pro, Non-Pro or ORHA Youth

Patterns & Info
The rider can choose to ride with one or two hands and NRHA patterns 1-16 are used.

Reining Class Ineligibility Lists

If a rider  appears on a list below, they have exceeded the thresholds for the designated class and are NOT ELIGIBLE to compete in those classes.

It is the responsibility of the owner and/or rider to be aware of the NRHA or ORHA earnings and performance record of the horse and/or rider as recorded by the NRHA or ORHA.  As per the NRHA handbook:

Any rider competing in a class or division for which he/she is ineligible (or his/her horse is ineligible) will be fined $25 for the first offense. After receiving notice, any second offense may result in a $200 fine.”

Green Reiner

Less than $100 lifetime NRHA earnings, less than 25 youth points, less than 100 Green points. Must be an ORHA member for ORHA Green Reiner.

Green Horse

Open to any level of rider holding a valid ORHA membership but restricted to horses that have less than two calendar years in reining competition.