2025 AQHA VRH World Qualifying

2025 AQHA VRH World Qualifying

Qualifying information has been announced for the 2025 AQHA VRH World; AQHA RHC Finals; AQHA Cattle Level 1 Championships; and NRSHA National Championships.

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Following review and approval from the AQHA Executive Committee, the requirements to qualify for the 2025 AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championship Show have been announced.

The 2025 AQHA VRH World is tentatively scheduled for June 15-21, 2025, at the Tri-State Fairgrounds in Amarillo, Texas.


The qualifying period for the 2025 VRH World began March 1, 2024, and runs through February 28, 2025. View the VRH World qualifying requirements.

To qualify for the 2025 AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals, horses must compete at one of the 2024 AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge events in the class they wish to enter. The qualifying period for the 2025 RHC Finals is January 1 – December 31, 2024. View the upcoming RHC events.

AQHA Cattle Level 1
To be eligible to enter the 2025 AQHA Cattle Level 1 Championships, presented by the Four Sixes Ranch, an exhibitor need only be Level 1 eligible in the class they wish to enter as of January 1, 2024. Read more about leveling at www.aqha.com/leveling.  

NRSHA National Championships
To be eligible to compete in the 2025 NRSHA National Championship Show, a rider must show in at least three events hosted by an NRSHA alliance partner between March 1, 2024, and February 28, 2025. Riders can show with the same alliance partner three times, or any combination of alliance partners three times. View more information.

About the AQHA VRH World
The AQHA VRH World combines four premiere ranch horse events into one: the AQHA VRH World, AQHA RHC Finals, AQHA Cattle Level 1 Championships and NRSHA National Championship Show. This prestigious show draws ranch horse competitors from around the globe to the Tri-State Fairgrounds each June to crown nine AQHA VRH world champions among other top AQHA RHC Finals, Cattle Level 1 and NRSHA National Championship Show ranch horse champions in addition to awarding over $400,000 in purse and prizes.

For more information on the AQHA VRH World and corresponding events, visit www.aqha.com/versatility.

Learn more about the Four Sixes Ranch, the presenting sponsor of the 2024 AQHA Cattle Level 1 Championships.

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