Membership
Victorian Reining Horse Association (VRHA) members are the heart of our club, the foundation of our existance and the future of the club.  Without the passion and support of our members we wouldn't be the club we are. 
 
Becoming a member of VRHA is easy, click on the 2018 Membership Application link below.
 
 

-VRHA Membership -

All Reining competitors must be a member of Reining Australia

VRHA members competing in entry level non sanctioned classes 

Green As Grass / Greenrider / Beginner 

Reining Australia Green Rider Level 1 & Level 2

will need to apply for an RA Green Rider Membership or RA Full Membership

and supply this membership number to the VRHA to show your horse

  Go to the Reining Australia website www.reiningaustralia or click here for the online application

Reining Australia Greenrider annual membership fee  

Adult Membership
Youth Membership (18 years and under)
Temporary Day Membership
10 Year Membership (Individual only)
$65
$30
$20
$500
 
 

VRHA is proud to partner with MW Ranch for all VRHA Club Merchandise. For orders & prices go to 

 

https://www.mwranch.com.au/vrha

 

 

 


 

 


The Breeding Season Has Arrived!!

Are you looking for breeding options this year? At the 2018 VRHA State Championship Show we auctioned three stallion services with great success, Steppin On Sparks, Hot Smokin Gun and Gottagetagunner - congratulations to those who have already committed to their breeding program for this year.

If you are still undecided about who to breed your mare to, why not consider one of these options; 

 

 

For breeding enquiries: www.hdcquarterhorses.com or contact Vince Bonello | 0416 274 709

 

 

Breeding enquires contact Cameron Halliwell | 0408 536 476

 

 

Breeding enquiries contact Paul Barratt | 0418 534 544

 

 


 

2018 VRHA HI POINT FINAL STANDINGS

 

DOMAIN & Co OPEN

 

DOMAIN & Co NON PRO

 

BARASTOC ROOKIE LEVEL 1

 

BARASTOC ROOKIE LEVEL 2

 

JUST WESTERN YOUTH 14 - 18 YEARS

 

JULIANA SHERIDAN PRIME TIME NON PRO

 

COUCH CARTAGE INTERMEDIATE NON PRO

 

FILM LIVESTOCK AUSTRALIA LIMITED OPEN

 

ALL OVER GLOW YOUTH 13 YEARS & UNDER

 

AUS WESTERN SADDLERY LIMITED NON PRO

 

DIX & DUST HORSE TACK INTERMEDIATE OPEN

 

DANIMA EQUESTRIAN CENTRE ROOKIE PROFESSIONAL

 

ECHO FOREST EQUINE FACILITY NOVICE HORSE NON PRO LEVEL 1

 

ECHO FOREST EQUINE FACILITY NOVICE HORSE NON PRO LEVEL 2

 

GUNNAMATTA TRAIL RIDES NOVICE HORSE OPEN LEVEL 1

 

GREG & KERRY CROSS NOVICE HORSE OPEN LEVEL 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 VRHA Honorary Life Member

 

GARY BROWNE MEMBERSHIP #1

Worthy Recepient

 

Saturday 26th November, 2011

 

 

VRHA President Peter Tjepkema presented Gary Browne with an Honarary VRHA Life Membership in recognition for all of his hard work, dedication, time and generous contributions he has given to the Victorian Reining Horse Association over the years. Gary  is a founding member of the VRHA and has held membership #1 for almost 23 years. His input has helped the association to build and grow. On behalf of all VRHA members and fellow reiners we thank him.

Gary succesfully continues to train Reining Horses and competes Futurity and Open Level horses at VRHA shows.  Gary was pipped at the post after a run off at the 2014 Derby & State Championship Show riding Peter & Glenda Tjepkema's Mare 'A Hollywood Rose' to take home the title of Open Derby Reserve Champion. 

 

 

VRHA Honorary Life Member

 

DAVID NORBURY MEMBERSHIP #10

Worthy Recepient

 

Saturday 30th January 2016

 

 

VRHA President Wendy O'Sullivan presented David Norbury with an Honorary Life Membership in recogntion 

for all of his hard work, dedication, time and generous contributions he has given to the Victorian Reining Horse Association over the many years of the VRHA. David is a founding member of the VRHA and has held membership #10 for more than 22 years. His input has helped the association to build and grow. On behalf of all VRHA members and fellow reiners we thank him. 

David successfully continues to train Reining Horses from his facility, David Norbury Training Stables and competes Futurity, Derby and Open Level horses at VRHA shows at Affiliate, State and National level.

 


 

 

VRHA  *Rein In Pink*  Michelle Halliwell Memorial Ladies
 
~ Champions ~ 
YEAR RIDER  HORSE BUCKLE SPONSOR RUG SPONSOR
2010 Sonya Taylor CL Pretty Vegas Tatura Pine Shavings Sandy Dods
2011 Bethany Barratt Toccoa Something Lethal Tatura Pine Shavings Sandy Dods
2012 Donna Sadler Low N Lethal Tatura Pine Shavings Sandy Dods
2013 Donna Sadler Low N Lethal Tatura Pine Shavings Sandy Dods
2014 Shelley Peters Tell Me A Story Tatura Pine Shavings Sandy Dods
2015 Shelley Peters Tell Me A Story Tatura Pine Shavings Pam Spokes
2016 Hannah Lloyd Whizzel Me Lucky Tatura Pine Shavings Pam Spokes
2017 Mackinley Glover Leos Little Beaver Tatura Pine Shavings Pam Spokes

2018

Equal

Sarah Rawson-Harris

Rita Mezo

Missisippis Destiny

Lil Gold Digger

Tatura Pine Shavings Pam Spokes
 
 
L-R: Sarah Rawson Harris & Rita Mezo
--ooOOoo--
 
Michelle Halliwell & OP Finally Dunit 
Photo by Dave Christensen 2009