Timed Event Competitions

Timed events, the area of the horse world for the adrenaline junkie.

team roping

There are plenty of opportunities to compete in timed events in and out of the AQHA arena. In AQHA competition, though, you and your Quarter Horse can compete at approved events, earn points toward awards and titles, even qualifying for the industry’s pinnacle events – AQHA world championship shows. If you’re wanting to stay more local, look to the AQHA Regional Championships and AQHA Level 1 Championships, which are fun events where you can test your mettle and be recognized for your speed and skill. Get out there and have fun!

February 20, 2024 | News and Publications ,
AQHA has announced direct qualifying events for barrel racing competitors to qualify and compete at the 2024 Nutrena AQHA World Championship Show. The qualifying period is from August 1, 2023, to July 31, 2024.
February 15, 2024 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
A complete list of barrel races graded for 2024 has been announced by BRIA, which has developed a system to grade barrel races that are consistently recognized as the highest level and quality of competition.
January 23, 2024 | ,
The bidding dates for the January Internet Auction are moved to January 25th through 27th, due to tremendous response from sellers.
December 06, 2023 | News and Publications , Rodeo
Fame Fire Rocks delivers college cowgirl to first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.
December 06, 2023 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
Hanchey’s Stylish Bugsy gets cowboy nod as horse of the year.
December 05, 2023 | News and Publications , Rodeo
Shelby Boisjoli wins record breakaway roping riches riding “Onna,” her horse of the year.
December 04, 2023 | ,
Most causes of lameness are not career ending and can be treated, though some can be more serious.
December 01, 2023 | News and Publications , Ranching
New in 2023, AQHA Ranching Heritage Breeders will donate a full remuda of American Quarter Horses to the Miss Rodeo America Pageant horsemanship contest.
November 29, 2023 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
Slade Wood celebrates career year on steer roping horse of the year. 
November 29, 2023 | News and Publications , Rodeo
O Canada! Another steer wrestling horse of the year strike.