NRHyA Membership

Visit the NRHA Forms page for current membership applications or the NRHA Handbook for Youth Rules & Regulations.

What youth exhibitors need to know before they show

If you are showing in Youth or Youth Rookie classes, you must have a Youth membership card. Any youth18 years of age or younger as of January 1st may become a Youth member of the NRHA.

Youth members are not automatically considered Non Pro. If a Youth plans to show in Non Pro or Rookie classes, they are required to complete and sign a Non Pro application. Non Pro status is not required if you are showing in Youth or Youth Rookie classes only.

All horses entered in NRHA approved competition are required to have a competition license. Gelded status must be indicated on the competition license for entry into Youth classes. It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to notify the NRHA Office of Gelding status.

All horses shown in Youth competition must be solely owned by one of the following (a) the youth, (b) a member of his/her immediate family, or (c) a corporation, partnership or other business entity provided the Youth and/or a member or members of his/her immediate family are the sole and only owners of that business entity. It is the responsibility of the exhibitor to complete a relationship form to be filed at the NRHA Office.
All Content National Reining Horse Youth Association
3021 West Reno Ave Oklahoma City, OK 73107 405.946.7400
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