AQHA Unveils 2015 Events

Mark your calendar with the tentative dates for these 2015 AQHA events.

AQHA has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2015.

The American Quarter Horse Association has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2015. Mark your calendars today with the tentative dates!

AQHA Convention

  • March 6-9 – 2015 AQHA Convention at the Omni Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas
  • March 7 – Markel AQHA Cowtown Showdown, Presented by the City of Fort Worth

AQHA World Championship Shows

  • March 19-21 – Zoetis AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships in Houston
  • March 19-21 – John Deere AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Championships in Houston
  • July 31 - August 8 – Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City
  • August 28 - September 5 – Adequan Select World Championship Show in Amarillo
  • November 6-21 –Amateur and Open AQHA World Championship Show in Oklahoma City

AQHA Racing

  • May 30 – Heritage Place Futurity and Derby at Remington Park in Oklahoma City
  • June 21 – Ed Burke Million Futurity at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, California
  • June 6-7 – Ruidoso Derby and Futurity in Ruidoso, New Mexico
  • July 18-19 – Rainbow Derby and Futurity in Ruidoso, New Mexico
  • September 6-7 – All American Derby and Futurity in Ruidoso, New Mexico
  • October 31 – Los Alamitos Super Derby at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, California
  • November – Louisiana QHBA Futurity at Evangeline Downs in Opelousas, Louisiana
  • November 1 – Golden State Million Futurity at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, California 
  • November 6-7 – Bank of America Challenge Championships and AQHA Racing Conference at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas
  • November 14 – Texas Classic Futurity & Derby at Lone Star Park
  • December 12 – Champion of Champions at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, California
  • December 13 – Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, California

Click here for a full 2015 stakes schedule.

Click here for a complete Bank of America Racing Challenge Schedule.

AQHA Level 1 Championship Shows

  • April 16-18 – Zoetis AQHA Cattle Level 1 Championships in Oklahoma City
  • September 30 - October 4 – Nutrena AQHA East Level 1 Championships in Lexington, Virginia
  • September 30 - October 4 – SmartPak AQHA West Level 1 Championships in Las Vegas


Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenges

  • January 15-16 – Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo in Fort Worth, Texas
  • March 22 – Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in Houston
  • August - Colorado State Fair in Pueblo, Colorado
  • September – Tri-State Fair in Amarillo
  • September – National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity in Reno, Nevada
  • October – Northern International Livestock Exposition in Billings, Montana

Merial AQHA Regional Championships

  • June 5-7 – Merial AQHA Region Nine Championships in Jackson, Mississippi
  • June 18-21 – Merial AQHA Region Eight Championships in Amarillo
  • July 17-19 – Merial AQHA Region Six Championships in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • September 17-20 – Merial AQHA Region Two Championships in Rapid City, South Dakota

American Quarter Horse Youth Association

  • July 7-9 – Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar in Amarillo
  • November 6-7 – AQHYA National Racing Experience at the Bank of America Challenge Championships at Lone Star Park

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum Events and Exhibits

  • January 20 - July 25 – “Breeding a Legacy: 75 Years of American Quarter Horses”
  • TBA – American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame Dedication & Dinner
  • July 25 – National Day of the Cowboy
  • August 15 – America’s Horse in Art Show & Sale Opening Reception
  • August 15 - October 10 – America’s Horse in Art Show & Sale
  • October 26 - November 28 – Photography Show and Sale
  • December 8 - January 2, 2016 – Youth Art Show

For more information on AQHA events in 2015, visit www.aqha.com.

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