AQHA Unveils 2015 Events

February 17th, 2015 10:05 AM | No Comments

[source: AQHA]

[photo credit: the Quarter Horse Journal]

[photo credit: the Quarter Horse Journal]

The American Quarter Horse Association has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2015. Mark your calendars today with the tentative dates!

AQHA Convention

  • March 6-9 – 2015 AQHA Convention at the Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas
  • March 7 – Markel AQHA Cowtown Showdown, Presented by the City of Fort Worth

AQHA World Championship Shows

  • March 19-21 – Zoetis AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships in Houston
  • March 19-21 – John Deere AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Championships in Houston
  • July 31 – August 8 – Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City
  • August 28 – September 5 – Adequan Select World Championship Show in Amarillo
  • November 6-21 –Amateur and Open AQHA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City

AQHA Racing

  • May 30 – Heritage Place Futurity and Derby at Remington Park in Oklahoma City
  • June 21 – Ed Burke Million Futurity at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, California
  • June 6-7 – Ruidoso Derby and Futurity in Ruidoso, New Mexico
  • July 18-19 – Rainbow Derby and Futurity in Ruidoso, New Mexico
  • September 6-7 – All American Derby and Futurity in Ruidoso, New Mexico
  • October 31 – Los Alamitos Super Derby at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, California
  • November – Louisiana QHBA Futurity at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas, Louisiana
  • November 1 – Golden State Million Futurity at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, California 
  • November 6-7 – Bank of America Challenge Championships and AQHA Racing Conference at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas
  • December 12 – Champion of Champions at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, California
  • December 13 – Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, California

Click here for a full 2015 stakes schedule.

Click here for a complete Bank of America Racing Challenge Schedule.

AQHA Level 1 Championship Shows

  • April 16-18 – Zoetis AQHA Cattle Level 1 Championships in Oklahoma City
  • September 30 – October 4 – Nutrena AQHA East Level 1 Championships in Lexington, Virginia
  • September 30 – October 4 – SmartPak AQHA West Level 1 Championships in Las Vegas

Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenges

  • January 15-16 – Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo in Fort Worth, Texas
  • March 22 – Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in Houston
  • August – Colorado State Fair in Pueblo, Colorado
  • September – Tri-State Fair in Amarillo
  • September – National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity in Reno, Nevada
  • October – Northern International Livestock Exposition in Billings, Montana

Merial AQHA Regional Championships

  • June 5-7 – Merial AQHA Region 9 Championships in Jackson, Mississippi
  • June 18-21 – Merial AQHA Region 8 Championships in Amarillo
  • July 17-20 – Merial AQHA Region 6 Championships in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • September 17-20 – Merial AQHA Region 2 Championships in Rapid City, South Dakota

American Quarter Horse Youth Association

  • July 7-9 – Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar in Amarillo
  • November 6-7 – AQHYA National Racing Experience at the Bank of America Challenge Championships at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, California¬

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum Events and Exhibits

  • January 20 – July 25 – “Breeding a Legacy: 75 Years of American Quarter Horses”
  • TBA – American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame Dedication & Dinner
  • July 25 – National Day of the Cowboy
  • August 15 – America’s Horse in Art Show & Sale Opening Reception
  • August 15 – October 10 – America’s Horse in Art Show & Sale
  • October 26 – November 28 – Photography Show and Sale
  • December 8 – January 2, 2016 – Youth Art Show

For more information on AQHA events in 2015, visit www.aqha.com.

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