Double Loaded Gun & Shane Brown won last year's Invitational Freestyle at the NRHA Futurity.

NRHA Now Accepting Invitational Freestyle Submissions

Following the success of last year’s Invitational Freestyle at the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity, the NRHA is excited to announce its return again this year. The competition will feature a total of 10 riders: the top three riders at the 2017 Denver Freestyle, the top three scores from the 2016 All American Quarter Horse Congress Freestyle and four riders from a fan vote.

All current NRHA members in good standing are eligible to apply. Send your best freestyle reining routine to Hayley Eberle at [email protected] All video submissions meeting the requirements will be published so that Oklahoma residents and reining fans across the globe can pick their favorites.

Submissions must be received by Sept. 14th at 11:59 p.m. in order to be considered. Late submissions will not be accepted. All videos must be downloadable files in one of the following formats: .MOV, .MPEG4, MP4, .AVI, .WMV,. MPEGPS, .FLV, 3GPP, WebM. Files sent in an email or through a Dropbox link will also be accepted as long as they are in one of the approved formats listed above.

The 2017 NRHA Invitational Freestyle will take place Nov. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Oklahoma City at Oklahoma State Fair Park. For more information about the event, including a schedule, ticket prices, and hotel information, please visit

For more information about applying for the invitational Freestyle competition, please contact Hayley Eberle, Manager of Marketing and Outreach.