January 23 – 27, 2019

Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre
Queen Creek, Arizona

Brought to you by Southern AZ Quarter Horse Association

Jackpots in Roping & Cutting 

$500 Added To Cow Horse Spectaculars
• Open • Non-Pro • Non-Pro Limited •


2 Days of Versatility Ranch Horse

AQHA Rookie Classes

All Breed Classes

Approved By:

American Quarter Horse Association

Arizona Quarter Horse Association

Southern Arizona Quarter Horse Association

National Reined Cow Horse Association

Arizona Reined Cow Horse Association

Arizona Stock Horse

Show Management

Secretary: Kelsey Nichols-Rhyne, Loma, CO
email: myhsentries@gmail.com


Manager: Carol Whittaker,  Vail, AZ


Thank You To Our Sponsors:

Roy Rich Quarter Horses

Light Rein LLC

Cre8ive Event Rentals

TK Duke Performance Horses

Bar U Bar Ranch

Barbara Rickert

Cowgirl Kind

Wood Transportation and Cattle

Classes and Schedule

View the Class List

View the Arena Schedule

NRCHA Classes

Visit the NRCHA Page for cow horse class details and fee schedule.

2019 Judges:

Sam Rose, Pilot Point TX

John Briggs, Pilot Point, TX

Janette Dublin, San Angelo, TX

Leo Fourre, Phoenix, AZ

Buddy Fisher, Abilene, TX

Avoid Late Fees —  Enter by January 15, 2019.

Email completed entry form to myhsentries@gmail.com

Or mail to: Carol Whittaker, 8101 S Pistol Hill Rd. Vail, AZ 85641

(mailed entries must be postmarked by Jan 15)

High Point Awards

High-point and Reserve awards in: open, amateur, select amateur
(points taken from amateur class entries), youth and L1 youth and L1 amateur. Horses must show in 4 classes under each judge to be eligible. L1 open classes will not count towards all-around awards. Amateur, select and L1 awards are based on horse/rider combina-tion. If fewer than 3 horses are competing for an award, an alternative award may be offered. Circuit awards offered for all classes. If fewer than 3 horses are com-peting for an award, an alternative award may be offered.

VRH High Point Awards

Awards given to Open, Amateur, Limited Amateur and Youth exhibitors on points earned over two days of shows.

Fast Time Roping Bonus Money

$100 to the Fast Time Amateur in each Open Roping class; $50 to the second fastest time.

All classes will be conducted under the rules and regulations as set forth in the current OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE ASSOCATION. All owners and exhibitors are responsible for knowing these rules. Judging assignments or arena schedules may be adjusted to accommodate entry numbers and weather condi-tions.

NRCHA classes are conducted under rules and regulations of NRCHA. All exhibitors in NRCHA classes must be current members in good standing of NRCHA; memberships may be purchased at the show, if you are a current year member please send a copy of your membership with your horse’s entry form. The Cowhorse Spectaculars are not NRCHA approved however they will be conducted under NRCHA rules including head-gear requirements.

ENTRIES CLOSE January 15, 2019. Please enter complete information for each HORSE and RIDER(S) on the enclosed registration form. A one-time POST ENTRY PENALTY of $25 per horse will be charged for entries received, or submitted via email after January 15, 2019. Photocopies of AQHA papers, current AQHA Open, Amateur and/or Youth card must accompany entries. Numbers will not be issued unless entry forms are completely and legibly filled out.

SAQHA and its show management will in no case be responsible for any loss or damage that may occur.  It will be a condition of entry that the exhibitor will hold SAQHA and its show management and personnel blameless for any loss or sickness to his horse(s) or equipment which may occur from sickness, fire, theft, or otherwise.

ANY CHECKS RETURNED to show management as “insufficient funds” will be assessed an additional $30 office charge.  Be aware of AQHA rules VIO 500-502.

CLASS CALLS: Every effort is made to maintain a working PA system. However, the PA must be considered a courtesy. It is your responsibility to be at the gate for the classes you have entered.

CLASS SEQUENCE AND LOCATION. Management reserves the right to adjust the sequence and location of classes..

CLASS SCRATCHES:  Scratches must be done in the show office or at the gate prior to the class. No shows will be charged for class.

OFFICE HOURS:  Office will be open one hour before the start of the show each day.

HORSESHOE PARK RULES: Exhibitors are responsible for adhering to the rules of Horseshoe Park regarding the use of motor vehicles on the grounds, pets and alcohol.

RV HOOKUPS are available at a cost of $25 per night for full or partial hookups. Call (480) 358-3710 to make reservations.

Please Refer To the 2019 Premium Book for a complete list of rules and provisions.