Welcome to TNRHA ...
The Tennessee Reining Horse Association (TNRHA) was founded in 2003 as an affiliate of NRHA.  Since its inception it has built a reputation for quality reining horse shows and clinics, consistently attracting participants from more than fifteen states.
Proud affiliate of


Volunteer Program
Earn Stall Credits by volunteering at the show!
Members who wish to participate in the Volunteer Program - which lets volunteers earn stall credits that offset the cost of showing - should contact Connie Westerman in advance of each show to reserve the gate classes or other work assignments you prefer. Each volunteer may sign up initially for as many as 3 gate classes and assignments are made on a first come, first served basis.
Connie's email is jad1108@msn.com

***** Thank You! *****
we are very grateful to have such great sponsors.
See our sponsor page to learn more about them and visit their web sites and show your support.

Continental Saddle
Continental Saddlery -
Trophy saddle sponsor ... read more

Golf carts provided for shows in Murfreesboro
by Mikey's Motors Golf Cart Rentals
Contact Mike at 615-962-9265

Sponsorship Opportunities
If you are interested in sponsoring TNRHA, please review our 2015 Sponsorship program here.
Please don't hesitate to contact our Sponsorship Committee with any questions.
Vicky Edgemon v.edgemon@yahoo.com
or Nick Cowan runningfarms@gmail.com
Audrey Kidd audrey@audreyandtedd.com
Julia Cowan jcowan213@yahoo.com

Perfect Horse Auction
TNRHA Volunteer Breeders Classic
Stallion Auction


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Email us and let us know

Your membership to TNRHA must be current in order for you to be eligible for year end awards. Renewals or new membership may be paid in advance or at the first show.


Nancy Dalton
Nancy Dalton

Winner of the Rookie 2 
Circuit Champion Buckle, sponsored by
Vicky Edgemon and Sun Dance Farms

Daniel Hill
Daniel Hill and Gimme It All
TNRHA 2015 Midwinter Slip & Slide
7&Up Open Derby Champion

2015 Show Dates
Midwinter Slip & Slide
Harriman, Tennessee - Stafford Expo Center
Roane State Community College
7 & Up class; *Silent Auction/*Chili Cook-Off
(to benefit the youth scholarship fund)

Spinning in the Rein
Murfreesboro, Tennessee - Miller Coliseum
4YR Old Derby, open to any 4 yr old horse
TNRHA Rookie Day
at Darling 888 Ranch

Slide into Summer
Harriman, Tennessee - Stafford Expo Center
Roane State Community College
Green Reiner Celebration

Autumn Reins
Harriman, Tennessee - Stafford Expo Center
Roane State Community College
3 YR Old Futurity, 1 or 2 handed

Smokey Mountain Reins
Murfreesboro, Tennessee - Miller Coliseum
SMR Futurity, VBC Derby, SMR Derby

2015 Continental Saddle Series Classes:
Limited Open, Intermediate Non Pro, Rookie 1

Darling 888 RanchTNRHA Rookie Day will be held at the Darling 888 Ranch on Saturday, May 23.  Thank you to Rick and Cheri Darling for hosting this event and sponsoring lunch for all competitors. TorpeyThank you to Torpey Performance Horses for generous donation of the Champion buckles and Reserve Champion awards in both the Rookie and Youth divisions.  And special thanks to the trainers who are donating their time and expertise
- Jennifer Buchanan, Andrew Fox, Chris Hull and Jason Torpey
Click here to see the flyer with all the details on reserving your space, stall reservations and hotel information! (link to flyer)

Attention Green Reiners

  • THRNA 2015 Green 1 High Point Winner receives a Continental Saddle sponsored by Continental Saddlery, The Reining Authority

  • TNRHA Green 2 Circuit Champion at every show receives a Championship Buckle sponsored by Vicky Edgemon and Sun Dance Farms

  • Slide into SummerSaturday, June 6  Celebration of Green Riders with $250 added prize money and fun prizes for every rider

  • TNRHA Green 1 Classes and NRHA Green 1 & 2 classes now follow Mens/Ladies classes giving Green Riders a great warm-up class opportunity (or time to sleep)

  • Check out the bottom of the TNRHA website "Show and Awards Rules" page for a link to Green Class eligibility made simple.

The Bobbie Parsons Memorial Sportsmanship Award,
Bobbie Parsons ... A new addition to the TNRHA Green Reiner 1 Category is the Bobbie Parsons Memorial Sportsmanship Award, dedicated to the memory of Bobbie Jo Wallace Parsons.  This special award will go to the year’s most outstanding Green 1 sportsman as deemed by their fellow competitors, specifically one who is friendly, helpful, supportive, and courteous. Thank you Vicky Edgemon, Janet Rogers, and Jim Parsons, Jock and Jan Herning, Greg Williams and Rhonda Johnson for sponsoring this wonderful award! The rules are as follows: * TNRHA Green 1 Reiners will vote on the person they think represents the desired qualities at the end of every horse show. * Each eligible competitor will have one vote per show and you cannot vote for yourself. * You must show in at least 3 shows for the year to be eligible. * The person with the most votes at the end of the year will win a beautiful buckle to be presented at the TNRHA annual awards banquet.