The Cowboy States Reining Horse Association is an affiliate of the National Reining Horse Association. It represents five states: Wyoming, Eastern Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota and Western Nebraska. CSRHA is built on a strong sense of tradition and commitment to the education and betterment of the reining horse industry. With pride, dedication and enjoyment, we look forward to the future of the sport of reining with our fellow members and competitors of all levels of riding. We strive with the spirit to become a vibrant, progressive association with quality that is second to none.
"To rein a horse is not only to guide him, but also to control his every movement. The best reined horse should be willingly guided or controlled with little or no apparent resistance and dictated to completely." (NRHA) Incorporated in 1966, the NRHA is the governing body of the sport of reining. NRHA, with their International Headquarters in Oklahoma City, is responsible for promoting the sport of reining and working to ensure the highest standards of competition. To learn more about the NRHA, its programs and family of corporate partners, please visit www.NRHA.com.
CSHRA's objective is to promote and encourage interest and participation in the sport of reining through informational clinics and public reining horse shows. Our shows will always adhere to the standards of performance and judging as set down by the National Reining Horse Association.