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NRHA Partners With USA Reining

 The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) and USA Reining have formed an alliance to promote reining on a national and international stage.

USA Reining will serve as the official and only U.S. National Reining Alliance Partner, representing NRHA reiners who reside in the USA as well as reiners who participate in United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) and Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI) competition. 

“Many countries already have a national entity that provides support of their international competitions, the NRHA Board of Directors reached this alliance to now provide this voice for the reiners in the U.S.,” said Mike Hancock, NRHA President. “NRHA continues to focus on promoting the sport of reining both in the U.S. and the rest of the world.”

Until last year, the NRHA had a cooperation agreement with FEI. However, the international horse sport organization terminated its agreement with NRHA — and, its agreement with the American Quarter Horse Association — in November, 2018.

“USA Reining’s alliance partnership with NRHA strengthens the solid foundation on which the sport of reining is positioned,” said Rick Weaver, USA Reining Board of Directors President. “Promotion and growth of reining, both inside the U.S. and in a global capacity, is our strength and will be our success.”

For more information about USA Reining, visit their website at http://www.usareining.us.

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