NRHA Handbook

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NRHA BY-LAWS
  • Article I. Title, Objectives, Locations, Definitions (7)
  • Article II. Membership (8)
  • Article III. Membership Meeting (10)
  • Article IV. Officers and Executive Committee (11)
  • Article V. Election of Officers (11)
  • Article VI. Duties of Officers and Executive Committee (12)
  • Article VII. Board of Directors (13)
  • Article VIII. Committees (20)
  • Article IX. NRHA Affiliates (26)
  • Article X. Parliamentary Authority (27)
  • Article XI. Annual Statements (27)
  • Article XII. Indemnification (28)
  • Article XIII. Contracts, Loans, Checks and Deposits (28)
  • Article XIV. Miscellaneous Provisions (28)
  • Article XV. Amendments (29)
ELECTION PROCEDURES (31)

GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS
  • A. Rule Change Procedures (39)
  • B. Affiliate Compliance (39)
  • C. International Affiliate Program (40)
  • D. Disciplinary Procedures (41)
  • E. Causes For Disciplinary Action (46)
  • F. Causes For Disciplinary Action (Protest or complaint not required) (46)
  • G. Animal Welfare and Medications Provisions Applicable to all NRHA Events (48)
SHOW RULES AND REGULATIONS
  • A. Membership (59)
  • B. Non Pro Conditions (60)
  • C. Competition Licensing (64)
  • D. Categories of Competition and Class Eligibility (66)
  • E. Unapproved Classes (73)
  • F. Event Approval (74)
  • G. Ancillary Show Conditions (80)
  • H. Aged Show and Closed Aged Show Conditions (82)
  • I. Breed Restricted Show Conditions (83)
  • J. Jackpot Affiliate Show Conditions (84)
  • K. Entry Level Ride & Slide Level 2 Show Conditions (84)
  • L. Entry Level Ride & Slide Level 1 Show Conditions (85)
  • M. Green Level Show Conditions (86)
  • N. Adaptive Reining Show Conditions (86)
  • O. Trophies (87)
  • P. General Show Conditions (88)
  • Q. Ties (90)
  • R. Show Results (90)
  • S. Year End Awards (92)
  • NRHA Payback Schedules A & B (94)
  • Worksheet for NRHA Paybacks (95)
NATIONAL REINING HORSE YOUTH ASSOCIATION BYLAWS
  • Article I. NRHYA Youth Mission Statement (97)
  • Article II. Title, Objectives, Location (97)
  • Article III. NRHyA Executive Committee (97)
  • Article IV. Election of Officers (97)
  • Article V. Duties of Officers (98)
  • Article VI. General Governance (99)
  • Article VII. Membership Meeting (100)
  • Article VIII. Membership and Regions (100)
  • Article IX. Removal of Officers (100)
  • Article X. Amendments (100)
YOUTH SHOW RULES AND REGULATIONS
  • A. Membership and Show Conditions (101)
  • B. Approved Youth Reinings (101)
  • C. Incentive Awards (103)
  • D. Year-End Awards (104)
  • NRHA Youth Point Scale (104)
NATIONAL FEDERATION (104)

NRHA SHOW STEWARDS
  • A. Stewarding Privileges (105)
  • B. Guidelines (105)
  • C. Duties of the Show Steward (106)
FREESTYLE REINING
  • A. General Rules (111)
  • B. Judging of Freestyle Reining (112)
JUDGES
  • A. Judging Privileges (115)
  • B. Judges Committee (115)
  • C. Guidelines (116)
RULES FOR JUDGING
  • A. General (121)
  • B. Scoring (121)
  • Patterns (127)
NRHA JUDGES' GUIDE
  • General Judging and Scoring Guidelines (155)
  • Penalty Application (156)
  • Pre/Post Check (156)
  • No Scores (158)
  • Penalty Score Zero (160)
  • 5 Point Penalties (161)
  • 2 Point Penalties (162)
  • Lead Penalties (163)
  • Jog Penalties (164)
  • Simple Lead Change Penalties (164)
  • Spin Penalties (165)
  • Wall Penalty (165)
  • Reviews (165)
  • Maneuvers (166)
  • Pattern Descriptions (167)
  • -A. Scoring (174)
  • -B. Maneuver Scores (175)
  • -C. Misconduct/Re-Rides (176)
  • -D. Reports/Conduct (177)
FREESTYLE
  • A Score Card (181)
  • B Scoring/Penalties (182)
JUDGING DIAGRAMS
  • Figure 1. Bit Measurements (189)
  • Figure 2. Bit Measurements (190)
  • Figure 3A. Over/Under Spin Penalty Application (191)
  • Figure 3B Lead Departure Penalty Application (191)
  • Figure 4. Out of Lead/Delayed Change Penalty Application (192)
  • Figure 5. Jog Penalty Application (193)
  • Figure 6. Out of Lead on Run-Around Penalty Application (194)
  • Figure 7. Out of Lead on Partial Circle Leading to Run-Down Penalty Application (195)
  • Figure 8. Sample Score card (196)
  • Figure 9. Sample Freestyle Score card (196)
NRHA ELIGIBILITY POLICY (197)