Arizona Quarter Horse sponsors and promotes numerous events throughout the year including social and competitive Trail Rides, ranch competitions, clinics, cuttings, youth scholarship shows and AQHA shows and special events.



Calendar of Events at a Glance

download – 17 show calendar updated 07.04.17

JANUARY 5-8     ARIZONA NATIONAL LIVESTOCK SHOW                                                        Location: Westworld, Scottsdale, AZ Contact: ANLS 602-258-8568 Download show premium                                                                                                

JANUARY 11-14      REIN IN THE NEW YEAR SHOW  Location: Horselovers Park  Queen Creek, AZ Contact Kelsey Nichols 661-889-8059 or 

JANUARY 25-29    SAQHA “SHAMROCK” QUARTER HORSE SHOW                                                                                                                                                   Location: Horseshoe Park Queen Creek, AZ Contact: Carol Whittaker- 520-907-8286 or

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FEBRUARY 4  AzQHA/AzQHYA YEAR END AWARDS BANQUET & HALL OF FAME                                                                                                                     Location: Carefree Resort Inn- Contact: AzQHA office 623-869-8037  17-awards-banquet-invite

FEBRUARY 11     AzQHA NO BLING CIRCUIT #1                                                                                                                                                                               Location: Horse Lovers Park, Phoenix, AZ Contact: Dana Yingling 480-239-5381 feb-class-schedule   feb-2017-entry-form                                           feb-2017-no-bling-rules

MARCH 4-12        AZ SUN COUNTRY CIRCUIT QUARTER HORSE SHOW                                                                                                                                             Location: Westworld, Scottsdale, AZ Contact: Doug Huls- 480-390-6867 or

APRIL 15        AzQHA/ AQHA TRAIL CHALLENGE                                                                                                                                                                                             Location: Sonoita, Az Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds Contact Jamie Smith -385-395-0043 or

APRIL 28-30     AzRCHA -SHERRI GILKERSON MEMORIAL – WORKING COW HORSE SHOW                                                                                                      Location Horse Shoe Park, Queen Creek,AZ Contact- Allison Walker show secretary -937-725-1423

MAY 6             AzQHA NO BLING CIRCUIT #2  (Open classes added 2 show arenas)                                                                                                                                         Location: Westworld, Scottsdale, AZ Contact: Dana Yingling 480-239-5381 may 6 no bling rulesmay 6th No Bling Classes Updated,    may 6 no bling entry form,

MAY 12 &13       AzQHA/ AQHA TRAIL CHALLENGE   – Free Trail Challenge Clinic on 12th                                                                                                              Location: American Ranch , Prescott , Arizona  Contact Carol Belmore- email or Laurel Denton or Nancy Gillett

JUNE 8-11        SONOITA QUARTER HORSE SHOW                                                                                                                                                                                          Versatility Ranch Horse will run with other AQHA classes on Saturday and Sunday- two double judged shows split combined.                                         Location: Santa Cruz County Fair Grounds, Sonoita, AZ Contact Karen Siefer, Show Manager 520-425-6393 17 sonoita ShowPremium for more information


 JUNE 30-JULY 9          THE CELEBRATION SHOW (Includes the Western States Championship classes)                                                     Location: Las Vegas- southpoint equestrian center – 10 judges – ALL SHOWS ARE AzQHA APPROVED FOR YEAR END AWARDS. or

JULY 19-23       TALL PINES QUARTER HORSE SHOW                                                                                                                                                                   Location: Flagstaff, AZ download premium       Contact Garrett Cooper email-

SEPT 2              AzQHA NO BLING CIRCUIT #3                                                                                                                                                                                Location: Westworld, Scottsdale, AZ  Contact: Dana Yingling 480-239-5381 download Sept 2 no bling entry form 2017  Sept 2 no bling rules 2017  SEPT 2 NOBLINGCLASSES 2017

SEPT 21-24           ARIZONA FALL CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW                                                                                                                                                                              Location: Westworld, Scottsdale, AZ Contact: Doug Huls 480-390-6867 or

OCT 27-29      AzRCHA FALL FINALE & SPECTACULAR                                                                                                                                               Location: Horseshoe Park, Queen Creek, AZ  Contact Pam Humphreys show secretary 405-509-0494 or

DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE – Contact each show to confirm.                                                                                                                                                                                  2017 YOUTH QUALIFYING: DATES START MAY 1, 2016 & END APRIL 31, 2017


The nomination committee for the Hall of Fame needs your help in nominating inductees to the AzQHA Hall of Fame.  Go online to click on about us and you will see the tab for the nominee form.  You can nominate a person or a horse.  So if you know of someone or a horse that should be in the AzQHA Hall of Fame for 2017 let us know!