The National Morgan Reining Horse Association!

(affiliate of the National Reining Horse Association)

                                     

 

NMRHA WORKING WESTERN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

NATIONAL MORGAN REINING HORSE ASSOCIATION

WORKING WESTERN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

ALL BREED HORSE SHOW

Reining /  Working Cowhorse / Ranch Horse Versatility / Ranch Sorting,

Ranch Riding, Ranch Trail, Speed Classes, Futures division for 1,2 and 3 year olds.

August 28-29, 2021 Lancaster Event Center, Lincoln, NE

Judge: Ben Balow 

Entry forms will be available soon!

AGE & CLASS DEFINITIONS

AGE DEFINITION

YOUTH: A Non-Pro who has not reached his/her 22nd birthday as of December 1st of the current competition year.

ADULT: A Non-Pro who is no longer eligible to compete as a Youth.

 

GENERAL DEFINITIONS:

OPEN – Any horse any rider.

NON PRO - A Non Pro is defined as a person who has not received direct (money) or indirect (goods or services) remuneration for training or showing astride in any equine discipline or giving instruction on showing or training of a performance horse. A horse shown in a Non Pro competition must be solely and completely owned by the Non Pro or a member of the Non Pro’s immediate family defined as: spouse, partner, children, parent, step parent, grand parent or step grandparent. Exemption to this rule is a youth competitor.

YOUTH - A Non-Pro who has not reached their 22 birthday as of December 1st of the current competition year. Youth are not required to own their horse.

GREEN RIDER - Open to any professional or Non-Pro Rider who has not trained a working western horse for remuneration, has not won a World, Reserve World, Grand National or Reserve Grand National title or won first place in a working western class. The rider does not have to own the horse being ridden. The horse may be shown multiple times with different riders. Rider may show either one or two handed with any legal bit but may not switch back and forth upon entering the arena.

GREEN HORSE - Open to horses who have not won a working western class unless otherwise specified. Horses may be shown one or two-handed with any legal bit but may not switch hands back and forth upon entering the arena. Youth non-ownership clause would apply in these classes.

 

RANCH HORSE VERSATILITY CLASS DEFINITIONS

ONE HANDED BRIDLE OR 2 HANDED SNAFFLEBIT/HACKAMORE REGARDLESS OF AGE UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED.

OPEN – As above

NON PRO – As above

YOUTH – As above

GREEN RIDER – As above

GREEN HORSE - As above

 

WORKING COWHORSE CLASS DEFINITIONS

ONE HANDED BRIDLE OR 2 HANDED SNAFFLEBIT/HACKAMORE REGARDLESS OF AGE UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED.

OPEN – As above

NON PRO – As above

YOUTH – As above

GREEN RIDER – As above

GREEN HORSE - As above

Non Pro Limited Ranch Cow Work – Limited to Non Pro who has not won 1st place in this class or a working cowhorse class. Youth non-ownership clause would apply in these classes.

Non Pro Boxing - Limited to Non Pro who has not won 1st place in this class, a Limited class or a working cowhorse class. Youth non-ownership clause would apply in these classes.

 

RANCH RIDING CLASS DEFINITIONS

ONE HANDED BRIDLE OR 2 HANDED SNAFFLEBIT/HACKAMORE REGARDLESS OF AGE UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED.

OPEN – As above

NON PRO – As above

YOUTH – As above

GREEN RIDER - As above

GREEN HORSE: -As above

WALK TROT – Must be first year horse has competed in any Ranch Horse Class.

NON PRO CHAMPIONSHIP-As Non Pro but limited to those who have been shown and judged in any ranch riding class listed in the prize list. Only Youth Riders are not required to own the horse they ride.

OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP - As Open but limited to those who have been shown and judged in any ranch riding class listed in the prize list.

 

RANCH TRAIL CLASS DEFINITIONS

ONE HANDED BRIDLE OR 2 HANDED SNAFFLEBIT/HACKAMORE REGARDLESS OF AGE UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED.

OPEN – As above

NON PRO – As above

YOUTH – As above

GREEN HORSE - As above

GREEN RIDER – As above

RANCH TRAIL IN HAND – As open

RANCH TRAIL WALK TROT – Must be the first year the horse has been ridden in any Ranch Trail Class.

 

RANCH SORTING CLASS DEFINITIONS

ONE HANDED BRIDLE OR 2 HANDED SNAFFLEBIT/HACKAMORE REGARDLESS OF AGE UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED.

OPEN – As above

NON PRO – As above

YOUTH – As above

GREEN – Rider must not have won a first place in A SORTING CLASS - Horses must be shown by the recorded owner or by an immediate family member. Exemption to this rule is a youth competitor.

 

REINING CLASS DEFINITIONS

ALL CLASSES ONE HANDED UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED

OPEN – As above

NON PRO – As above.

YOUTH – As above

SNAFFLE BIT/HACKAMORE HORSE - Restricted to three, four and five and six year old horses. All entries may be shown in any legal snaffle bit or hackamore.

ROOKIE – $1500/300 youth pts. Riders are not required to own the horse they ride.

FIRST/SECOND YEAR GREEN HORSE - Horse shall not have been shown in any reining class in any 2 prior years (this includes showing in snaffle bit or hackamore). The horse may be shown one or two handed with any legal bit but may not switch back and forth upon entering the arena.

 GREEN RIDER – As above

 GREEN HORSE - Open to horses who have not won a reining class. Horses may be shown one or two-handed with any legal bit but may not switch hands back and forth upon entering the arena. Youth non-ownership clause would apply in these classes.

SHORT STIRRUP YOUTH 10 & UNDER - As NRHA per current NRHA rule book

LEADLINE REINING – Kids 6 & Under – free class for kids

SNAFFLE BIT/HACKAMORE HORSE CHAMPIONSHIP - Horses must have been shown and judged in the THREE-YEAR-OLD, FOUR-YEAR-OLD, FIVE-YEAR-OLD OR SIX-YEAR-OLD class or combination thereof.

NON PRO CHAMPIONSHIP - As Non Pro but limited to those who have been shown and judged in the Non-Pro classes listed in the prize list. Only Youth Riders are not required to own the horse they ride.

OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP - As Open but limited to those who have been shown and judged in any class listed in the prize list.

 

NMRHA DERBIES – Restricted to Morgan Horses. See NMRHA Derby information page for details

NMRHA OPEN REINING DERBY.

NMRHA NON PRO REINING DERBY

NMRHA OPEN RANCH HORSE DERBY

NMRHA NON PRO RANCH HORSE DERBY

 

WORKING WESTERN FUTURES CLASS DEFINITIONS

TBA

 

SPEED CLASS DEFINITIONS

TBA

 

Rules are subject to change. Any changes will be advertised and posted.