New Mexico

Qualify through your affiliate for the AQHA Novice championships.

  • The top three Novice youth and/or Novice amateur New Mexico Quarter Horse Association point earners in each of the Novice youth/Novice amateur classes will be invited to represent New Mexico at one of the two AQHA Novice Championship shows.  
  • Novice qualifiers must be residents of the state of New Mexico and must be current members in good standing of the New Mexico Quarter Horse Association by May 1 of the qualifying year.  
  • Once invited to compete at the AQHA Novice Championship show, the Novice youth/Novice amateur may enter any class at the Novice Championship show.
  • Points will be kept in accordance with the current NMQHA point system as described in the NMQHA rulebook.