Qualifying for the Zoetis VRH World and Zoetis Challenge Finals

Versatility Ranch Horse Qualifications:

Qualifying Period: January 1, 2017 - February 28, 2018

For the 2018 Versatility Ranch Horse World Show, qualifying is as follows:

To qualify in the All-Around to compete for the All-Around Versatile Ranch Horse:

• Senior aged (6 yrs old and older) horses must earn 1 all-around point in the Open Division

• Junior aged (5 yrs old and younger) horses must earn .5 all-around point in the Open Division

• To qualify to compete in the all-around Cowboy, Amateur, Limited Amateur, Youth and Limited Youth Divisions, the horse must earn .5 all-around point in those Divisions (in Amateur, Limited Amateur, Youth and Limited Youth, must be a horse/exhibitor combination)

• Or, show in three or more shows in the All-Around competition of the appropriate Division

To qualify in individual classes: 

• Senior aged horses must earn 1 point in that class in the Open Division

• Junior aged horses must earn .5 in that class in the Open Division

• To qualify to compete in an individual class in the Cowboy, Amateur, Limited Amateur, Youth and Limited Youth Divisions, the horse (or horse/exhibitor combination) must earn .5 point in that class

• Or, show in three more shows in an individual class in the appropriate Division

Check Qualifying Points: Wondering how many points your horse has earned during the qualifying period. Check here. 

 Qualifying Handbook

Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals Qualifications:

Qualifying Period: January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017

For the 2018 Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals, qualifying is as follows:

  • Challenge-enrolled horses must have competed in at least one of the six Ranching Heritage Challenges in 2017.

AQHA Ranching Heritage-bred horses that qualify as 4-, 5- and 6-year-olds will compete in the same age group in which they qualified during the 2017 Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenges. 

Youth who will be 19 as of January 1, 2018, will still compete as youth at the 2018 Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals.

Qualifying Handbook