Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenges

Join AQHA in Billings, Montana, for the next Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge on October 18.

American Quarter Horse Association

The NILE presents an upcoming Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge October 18 in Billings, Montana.

An upcoming Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge is slated for October 18 in Billings, Montana.

The Northern International Livestock Exposition presents the Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge with $15,000 in added money, plus a barrel race with $1,000 in added money on October 17.

Coverage of the event will be provided by AQHA’s Ranch Horse Journal at www.aqha.com/ranching.

Entries are due October 4.  

“The Ranching Heritage Challenges highlight the versatility, soundness and willing attitude of American Quarter Horses that are ranch-born and -raised,” said Kim Lindsey, AQHA director of ranching. “Not only do the Challenges showcase ranch-raised horses, they also offer competitors significant purses and prizes.”

The Challenges are open to any horse bred by an AQHA Ranching Heritage Breeder and enrolledin the program. AQHA Ranching Heritage Breeders are breeders who have been breeding American Quarter Horses for at least 10 years and whose horses are primarily bred to work on a cattle ranch.

Anyone can own and show these eligible and enrolled horses in the Challenges.

The Challenges offer multiple divisions for various ages and skill levels for both horse and rider. Classes include working ranch horse and ranch riding; some Challenge events also offer team roping and barrel racing.

AQHA appreciates the generous sponsorship of Zoetis, Ford, John Deere, Nutrena and the Ranch Horse Journal in supporting these Ranching Heritage events.

For more information on Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenges or for upcoming events, visit www.aqha.com/ranching

Zoetis, an AQHA corporate partner, is the proud title sponsor of the Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenges. Zoetis cares about the well-being of your horse and understands the serious consequences of disease. The official equine vaccine of AQHA, Zoetis is pleased to offer the Equine Immunization Support Guarantee. Learn more about the Equine Immunization Support Guarantee

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