Nutrena AQHA West Level 1 Championship Kicks Off in Scottsdale

Nutrena AQHA West Level 1 Championship Kicks Off in Scottsdale

The Nutrena AQHA West Level 1 Championships kicked off with 240 first-time exhibitors on May 18 in conjunction with the Arizona Quarter Horse Association’s Pinnacle Circuit at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Exhibitors at the Nutrena AQHA West Level 1 Championships saddled up their American Quarter Horses on May 18 for the opening day of competition at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Arizona. The show kicked off at 8 a.m. with Rookie amateur reining in the Equidome Arena and Rookie amateur showmanship in the North Hall 1 Arena.

Over the five days of competition, exhibitors will vie for top honors across a full slate of Level 1, Rookie and walk-trot classes, along with more than $100,000 in purse and prizes. This year’s show features more than 2,500 entries and 240 first-time exhibitors.

The Nutrena West Level 1 offers a variety of fun events and activities for competitors, friends, family and spectators alike to take part in throughout the show, including free Nutrena Ride the Pattern clinics taught by AQHA Professional Horsemen.

New for 2022, exhibitors placing in the top 15 in the core classes at either the 2022 Nutrena AQHA East, Nutrena AQHA West or AQHA Cattle Level 1 Championships, presented by the Four Sixes Ranch, will have the opportunity to earn a spot to compete for overall Nutrena Level 1 Champion of Champions titles at their respective world championship show.

View the full tentative schedule.

Follow the happenings at the Nutrena West Level 1 with the hashtags #NutrenaWest on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, as well as coverage from The American Quarter Horse Journal on AQHA’s social media channels.

For more information on the 2022 Nutrena AQHA Level 1 Championships, visit www.aqha.com/aqha-level-1-championships.

The Nutrena AQHA East and Nutrena AQHA West Level 1 Championships are the pinnacle events for Level 1Rookie and walk-trot competitors around the world. Level 1 cattle events will be offered at the AQHA Cattle Level 1 Championships, presented by the Four Sixes Ranch, during the 2022 AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships June 21-25 at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Oklahoma.

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