Common Questions

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What does OBBO mean?

Ontario Bred, Born or Owned Reining Futurity.

O-Ontario B-Bred (in Ontario or proof of shipped Semen or a donated Stallion) B-Born (in Ontario) O-Owned (by an Ontario Resident) You will have to meet ONE of these to qualify to enter your horse in to the program.

Is this OBBO program breed specific?

No.

Does my horse have to be registered in order to enroll it into the OBBO program?

No.  Any horse can enroll into the OBBO program. Non-registered horses (grade horses) will need to submit an up-to-date photograph with distinguishing markings and signed by a veterinarian. A copy of the NRHA Competition License is required by the Three Year Old Futurity. The identification of this horse will be confirmed at the Show.

Does the Stallion Breeding Program have anything to do with the Entries?

No. Stallion owners have generously donated one of  their breeding fees to support the OBBO Futurity Show. As a mare owner, you have an opportunity to select a stallion at half of the regular price fee, excluding other fees that might be applicable to the breeding (AI, chute fees, booking fees, mare care, etc.).

How do I enroll my horse?

You will need to fill out the Owner and Horse Information Sheet completely (one time only) along with the appropriate Entry Fee Form.

Can I enroll my horse at anytime?

Yes you can. If you have missed the dead line(s), you must pay all late fees that apply. You will need to fill out the Owner and Horse Information Sheet completely (one time only) along with the appropriate Entry Fee Form.

What other paper work do I need?

You need to send a copy a your horse’s registration papers to the OBBO  as soon as you receive them. By the time your horse is THREE, you will need to send a copy of  the NRHA Competition License to the OBBO. You will need a copy of memberships were it is required.

What is the payment schedule?

OBBO Foal Entry Form has four easy payments:

1) Weanling (Due on or before December 31st)

2) Yearling (Due on or before December 31st)

3) Two Year Old (Reining Pleasure) (Due on or before July 15th)

4) Three Year Old (Futurity) (Due on or before July 15th)

What if I miss the payment Due Date?

If you miss a due date, a late fee will be required plus the appropriate Entry Fee payment.

What happens if I sell my horse?

Change of ownership: a new Owner and Horse Information Sheet must be filled out. The OBBO needs a copy of the horses new registration papers and NRHA Competition License with new owner’s name on them.

Do I have to be a member?

YES you do. If you are showing your horse in the Three Year Old Futurity or OBBO Graduate Derby classes you will have to be a member of the NRHA and your horse must have a NRHA Competition License.

No you do not. If you are showing your horse in the Two Year Old Reining Pleasure class there is no member required.

Do you have to be the owner of a Two Year Old to ride in the Reining Pleasure class?

No. A Non-Pro can ride someone else Two Year. This will not affect a Non-Pro status.