AQHA Announces 2017 Dates

Posted: February 8th, 2017

The American Quarter Horse Association, February 8, 2017

The American Quarter Horse Association has an exciting line-up of events planned for 2017. Mark your calendars today with the tentative dates.

AQHA Convention

AQHA World Championship Shows

AQHA Racing

  • June 3 – Heritage Place Futurity and Derby, Remington Park Invitational Championship at Remington Park in Oklahoma City
  • July 28-29 – Texas Quarter Horse Association Yearling Sale in San Antonio
  • September 1-4 – Ruidoso Select Yearling Sale, All American Derby and Futurity, All American Gold Cup at Ruidoso Downs in Ruidoso, New Mexico
  • September 21-23 – Heritage Place Yearling Sale in Oklahoma City
  • September 30 - October 1 – Los Alamitos Equine Sale at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, California
  • October 14 – Bank of America Racing Challenge Championships and AQHA Racing Conference at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa
  • December 10 – Champion of Champions and Los Alamitos Two Million Futurity at Los Alamitos Race Course in Cypress, California

AQHA Level 1 Championships

  • April 11-15 – Farnam Central AQHA Level 1 Championships in Oklahoma City
  • April 19-23 – AQHA West Level 1 Championships in Las Vegas
  • May 3-7 – Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships in Raleigh, North Carolina

2017 Merial AQHA Regional Championships

AQHA Recreational Riding

  • June 24 - July 1 – Eminence Trail Ride in Eminence, Missouri
  • Find an AQHA Trail Ride or Trail Challenge near you by visiting

Earn rewards for riding at all of these events or any time spent in the saddle by enrolling in the Horseback Riding Program. Participating in an AQHA Trail Ride or Trail Challenge even earns you double hours! Enroll today at

Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenges

  • March 26 – Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals in Houston
  • June – Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge in Rapid City, South Dakota
  • August  – Colorado State Fair in Pueblo, Colorado
  • September  – Tri-State Fair in Amarillo
  • October – National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity in Fort Worth, Texas
  • October  – Northern International Livestock Exposition in Billings, Montana

American Quarter Horse Youth Association

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum Events and Exhibits

For more information on AQHA events in 2017, visit

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