Learn how to qualify for the 2025 AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships, AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals and National Ranch and Stock Horse Alliance National Championships.


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.