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

2022 Events

Awards Banquet and Year End Celebration

Save the Date for the 2022 Year End Awards Banquet: February 4th, 2023

Location: SJ Ranch – 17440 E. Pinnacle Vista Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85262

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ALL OPEN  AND OWNERS MUST HAVE AN AzQHA MEMBERSHIP FOR YEAR END POINTS TO COUNT.

 November 19th, 2022 – AzQHYA Presents: The Hall of Fame Clinic

If you show in Ranch, or want to discover what all the fun is about, you won’t want to miss this Clinic!

Date: November 19th, 2022 – Location: Almosta Ranch -27411 N 160th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85262Call or email the AzQHA office today to reserve your spot. Reilly: 623-869-8037 or azqhainfo@gmail.com

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DEC 2-4       DORN PARKINSON MEMORAL SHOW 1-EVENT *
Location: Queen Creek, Az
Contact: Dana Yingling 480-239-5381 ENTRIES email to azqhainfo@gmail.com
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2023 Events

JANUARY 25-29 – Saguaro Classic Quarter Horse Show
Horseshoe Park, Queen Creek, AZ

Carol Whittaker 5209078286 or 5209078286 • PISTOLHILLQH@GMAIL.COM

For more information visit saqha.org


March 4 – 12 – 50th Anniversary Scottsdale Arizona Sun Circuit

West World, Scottsdale AZ

Join Us For Sun Circuit’s Golden Jubilee! 36 Saddle Awards, 12 Golf Cart Awards, Thousands in added money, NSBA Heroes on Horses, National Championships in Showmanship, Horsemanship & Equitation
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April 15th-16th – No Bling- Jackpot Ranch, Camp Verde, Details TBA

May 17 – 21 2023 – Nutrena AQHA West Level 1 Championships and Pinnacle Circuit
West World, Scottsdale AZ

Arizona Quarter Horse Association is proud to host the 2023 Nutrena AQHA West Level 1 Championships again in 2023. By offering two shows simultaneously, there will be competition for every level of exhibitor.
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June 29 – July 9, 2023- The EMO Celebration
South Point Equestrian Center, Las Vegas, NV

The six judge EMO Celebration offers AQHA open, amateur, select, youth and novice (level 1), NSBA Futurity classes plus cattle, ranch and reining classes. There is no qualifying for the EMO AQHA Celebration.
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September 20-24 – Arizona Fall Championship
West World, Scottsdale AZ

Something for everyone at every level. AQHA, NSBA, NRHA, NRCHA and Ranch classes with loads of great awards and prize money
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October 6, 7 & 8 (tentative) – Sonoita Quarter Horse Show
Santa Cruz County Fair Grounds, Sonoita, AZ

December 14-17 – Arizona Nationals Livestock & Quarter Horse Show
West World, Scottsdale, AZ
Double Judged

DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE – Contact each show to confirm.      

                                                                                                                                                

2023 YOUTH QUALIFYING: DATES START MAY 1, 2023 & END APRIL 31, 2024

Make sure to check out the AzQHA website under Points to make sure you are up to date on all year end awards that are given out this year.

*1-Event- means that the total shows or circuits counts as 1 event for our year end awards.

NOMINATE FOR HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

The nomination committee for the Hall of Fame needs your help in nominating inductees to the AzQHA Hall of Fame.   You can nominate a person or a horse. Go to the Hall of Fame Page to find forms.

So if you know of someone or a horse that should be in the AzQHA Hall of Fame for 2022 let us know!