Qualify through your affiliate for the AQHA Novice championships.

Qualifying Period: January 1, 2015 - June 30, 2015

  • Any Novice member planning to attend the AQHA Novice Championship shows will need fill out a declaration form by March 15 of the qualifying year and be an Oregon Quarter Horse Association member by February 15. The declaration is for the Novice member. Multiple horses may be declared on one form.
  • The three contestants in each Novice class who accumulate the most points from the OQHA-approved shows within the state of Oregon from January 1 through June 30 of each year shall be eligible to represent Oregon at the Novice Championship shows.
  • The classes to be represented are the classes listed specifically as Novice classes: halter, western riding, showmanship, horsemanship, western pleasure, hunter under saddle, hunt seat equitation, trail, barrel racing, pole bending and reining classes.   
  • Anyone wishing to participate at the Novice Championship shows in any classes not listed here must petition the OQHA board of directors.