The NRHA Prepares to Celebrate 50 Years, Looks Forward to the Future
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Oklahoma City, Okla. – The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) has many things to celebrate – the talented horses, passionate members and for being the cornerstone for one of the most popular equestrian sports in the world. To add to the celebration, NRHA is excited to invite everyone to the 50th Running of the NRHA Futurity November 26 – December 5 and to participate in special presentations, witness throwbacks from the first Futurity, and see some of the best athletes on the planet gun for an estimated total cash purse and prizes of more than $2 million!
In addition to the excitement of the 50th Running of the Futurity, NRHA is excited to announce that the current membership has increased more than 2% from the same time last year. Even better, we're using the excitement from this excellent news to begin coordinating plans to kick off NRHA’s 50th Anniversary year in 2016. “We are very excited to celebrate 50 years of the NRHA Futurity, and we are even more excited to look to our growing membership and celebrate the Association’s 50th Anniversary in 2016! Furthermore, these milestones culminate with the opening of our new International Headquarters in Oklahoma City this fall,” commented NRHA Commissioner, Gary Carpenter.
The new International Headquarters will reside on the south side of State Fair Park in Oklahoma City. A special ribbon cutting ceremony will take place during the 50th Running of the NRHA Futurity. Spectators and members are encouraged to drive by the new headquarters on Reno Avenue in Oklahoma City to see the progress of this majestic new facility.
“This new facility will be an beautiful addition to State Fair Park. We are excited to work with NRHA on the development of this building, and being the horse show capital of the world, we think this new facility puts an exclamation point on that statement. This will be a great place to come learn about the sport of reining as well as an excellent office complex for the staff to have an extremely pleasant workspace to help continue to grow this excellent organization,” added State Fair Park Vice President, Bill Allen.
After October 1, NRHA’s new address will be:
National Reining Horse Association
3021 West Reno
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73107
To learn more about the NRHA, its programs and family of corporate partners, visit nrha.com.
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