2016 NRHA Derby Internships Available

The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is accepting internship applications for the 2016 NRHA Derby. With it being the 50th anniversary of the NRHA, the 2016 Derby will certainly be an event for the books. Apply today to be involved in what is sure to be an unforgettable show. 

Interns will be given the opportunity to work closely with many different programs during the internship. Consideration will be given to areas that the applicant has expressed interest in. Depth of involvement will be based on the strengths and interests of the applicant.

Internship Requirements

The internship is based at the NRHA headquarters in Oklahoma City and includes participation at the NRHA Derby. To be selected, the candidate:

  • Must be willing to assist with all functions of the departments listed including early mornings and lengthy days
  • Must be willing to work closely with youth members, leaders and NRHA staff
  • Must demonstrate an interest in the livestock or horse industry and have the ability to work collaboratively
  • Must be creative, energetic, patient and reliable


Stipend will be based on the length of the internship (daily rate during NRHA owned event of $50/day, plus lodging and reimbursement for travel to and from show).

Please include a résumé and a list of references with application. The application deadline is April 30, 2016. Visit the careers section of the NRHA website for an application.

Incorporated in 1966, the NRHA is the standard-setting body for the sport of reining. The NRHA 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, visit nrha.com.