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OUR MISSION STATEMENT

The purpose of the SRCHA shall be to encourage and educate all levels of riders in practical equine activities through a non-profit, family-oriented member association. Specifically promoting the sport of Reined Cow Horse, the SRCHA shall provide information on proper western horsemanship and cattle handling in order that riders may safely and effectively apply these in everyday riding or in competition. Promoting vibrant and active youth programs including Youth Clinics, instruction opportunities for riders, coaches and judges, uniform safety guidelines and rules of competition. We shall strive to be a friendly and supportive organization that introduces newcomers and welcomes visitors to the SRCHA arena. Our goal is to promote the enjoyment of the sport of Cowhorse across the province where competitors can have fun, build relationships and cheer each other on through friendly competition.

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SRCHA Divisions

YOUTH Rider 10-13: herd / rein (modified NRCHA pattern - no flying lead changes) / limited cow work (boxing)

 

YOUTH RIDER 14-18: herd / rein (NRCHA patterns)/ fence

$500 LIMIT NON PRO REIN/BOX: lifetime total earnings of $0-$500 herd/rein (NRCHA pattern)/ limited cow work (boxing)

$1000 LIMIT NON PRO REIN/BOX: lifetime total earnings of $501-$1000  herd/rein (NRCHA pattern)/ limited cow work (boxing)

 

REIN/BOX: open to all levels of non pro riders, and also to 'professional riders with money earnings in reined cow horse'; herd / rein (NRCHA patterns) / limited cow work (boxing)

$500 LIMIT NON-PRO: lifetime total earnings of 0-$500; herd / rein (NRCHA patterns) / fence

 

$2500 LIMIT NON-PRO: lifetime total earnings of $501-$2500; herd / rein (NRCHA patterns) / fence

 

$5000 LIMIT NON-PRO: lifetime total earnings of $2501-$5000; herd / rein (NRCHA patterns) / fence

 

NON PRO-RIDER: lifetime total earnings of $5001 or more; herd / rein (NRCHA patterns) / fence

 

3 YEAR OLD SNAFFLE BIT HORSE: any level rider; herd / rein (NRCHA patterns) / fence. Non Pro and Open classes may be offered separately at show hosts discretion.

 

4/5 YEAR OLD SNAFFLE BIT/HACKAMORE (Horse 4 & 5 years old): any level rider; herd / rein (NRCHA patterns) / fence. Non Pro and Open classes may be offered separately at show hosts discretion.

 

OPEN BRIDLE  Horse 3 yrs old or more ridden one handed in regulation bridle /romal; with optional Two Rein equipment allowed as follows: for one show season only, in Two Rein Equipment as follows: NRCHA regulation Two-Rein equipment will be allowed at SRCHA Jackpot Shows with not more than a total of $1500. added per day; with the rider to use one hand on the reins, any number of fingers between the reins permitted; for horses that have not been previously shown in a bridle down the fence in any judged classes: any level rider; herd / rein (NRCHA patterns) / fence

 

NOVICE HORSE: horse 6 years and up, any level rider; less than $250 horse lifetime total earnings; one handed in regulation cow horse bit/romels or two rein, or regulation snaffle/hackamore one or two hands

 

* All riders MUST be SRCHA members at time of competition

* A rider stays in his / her division for an entire show season, even if they earn monies that will move them into the next division in the following year

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