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2018

Big Country QHA Spring Show

&

Texas Amateur Championship

2 Triple Judged Events
Special Events Trail, Western Pleasure, Horsemanship & Western Riding

April 25 - 29, 2018

Extraco Events Center

Waco, Texas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 



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Big Country / Texas Amateur 2017
 WEDNESDAY APRIL 26
Coliseum 7:30 AM
Judge  - Mike Hoeppner
Classes run in class order with workorder -- Level 2 & 3 classes run concurrently
1 Junior Trail - Level 1 8 Youth Trail - Level 3
2 Senior Trail - Level 1 9 Select Amateur Trail- Level 2
3 Junior Trail - Level 2 10 Select Amateur Trail - Level 3
4 Junior Trail Level 3 11 Amateur Trail- Level 2
5 Youth Trail - Level 1 12 Amateur Trail - Level 3
6 Amateur Trail - Level 1 13 Senior Trail - Level  2 (Progressive)
7 Youth Trail - Level 2 14 Senior Trail Level 3
       
             Pavilion 8:00
Judge  - Sara Simmons
15 All Breed Working Hunter Following Class #32 in New Covered Ring
16 Green Working Hunter 120 Western Pleasure - Level 1
17 Progressive Hunter 121 Youth Western Pleasure - Level 1
140 All Breed Non-Pro Equitation over fences (WED. only) 122 Amateur Western Pleasure - Level 1
143 Youth Working Hunter - Level 1 123 Junior Western Pleasure - Level 2
144 Amateur Working Hunter - Level 1 124 Junior Western Pleasure - Level 3
21 Youth Working Hunter 125 Youth Western Pleasure
22 Select Working Hunter 126 Select Amateur Western Pleasure - Level 2
23 Amateur Working Hunter 125 Youth Western Pleasure
24 Open Working Hunter, All ages 126 Select Amateur Western Pleasure - Level 2
25 Youth Jumping 127 Select Amateur Western Pleasure - Level 3
26 Amateur Jumping 128 Amateur Western Pleasure - Level 2
27 Open Jumping, All Ages 129 Amateur Western Pleasure - Level 3
141 All Breed Hunter Hack (WED. only) 130 Senior Western Pleasure - Level 2
28 Junior Hunter Hack 131 Senior Western Pleasure - Level 3
145 Youth Hunter Hack - Level 1 132 Youth Western Horsemanship - Level 1
146 Amateur Hunter Hack - Level 1 133 Amateur Western Horsemanship - Level 1
29 Youth Hunter Hack 134 Youth Western Horsemanship - Level 2
30 Select Hunter Hack 135 Youth Western Horsemanship - Level 3
31 Amateur Hunter Hack 136 Select Amateur W Horsemanship - Level 2
32 Senior Hunter Hack 137 Select Amateur Western Horsemanship - Level 3
  All Breed Highpoint Award for Wednesday ~ Bevel Bridle 138 Amateur Western Horsemanship - Level 2
    139 Amateur Western Horsemanship - Level 3
       
       
THURSDAY APRIL 27 - SATURDAY APRIL 29
Coliseum 7:30 am
Thursday Judges  - Nancy Ann Alto-Renfro, Rhonda Replogle, Brent Maxwell
Saturday Judges  - Teresa Sullivan, Karen Watters, Curtis Reynolds
Classes run in class order with workorder -- Level 2 & 3 classes run concurrently
1 NSBA/ AQHA Junior Trail - Level 1 8 NSBA/ AQHA Youth Trail - Level 3
2 NSBA/ AQHA Senior Trail - Level 1 9 Select Amateur Trail- Level 2
3 Junior Trail - Level 2 10 NSBA/ AQHA Select Amateur Trail - Level 3
4 NSBA/ AQHA Junior Trail Level 3 11 Amateur Trail- Level 2
5 NSBA/ AQHA Youth Trail - Level 1 12 NSBA/ AQHA Amateur Trail - Level 3
6 NSBA/ AQHA Amateur Trail - Level 1   13 Senior Trail - Level  2 (Progressive)
7 Youth Trail - Level 2 14 NSBA/ AQHA Senior Trail Level 3
       
             Pavilion 8:00
Thursday Judges  - Teresa Sullivan, Karen Watters, Curtis Reynolds
Saturday Judges  - Nancy Ann Alto-Renfro, Rhonda Replogle, Brent Maxwell
15 All Breed Working Hunter Following Class #32 in New Covered Ring
16 NSBA/AQHA Green Working Hunter 33 Lead Line (Saturday only) 
17 NSBA/AQHA Progressive Hunter 34 NSBA/AQHA Novice Youth Hunt Seat Equitation
147 AQHA Youth Equitation Over Fences - Level 1 35 NSBA/AQHA Novice Amateur Hunt Seat Equitation
148 AQHA Amateur Equitation Over Fences - Level 1 36 NSBA/AQHA Youth Hunt Seat Equitation
18 NSBA/AQHA Youth Equitation Over Fences 37 NSBA/AQHA Select Hunt Seat Equitation
19 NSBA/AQHA Select Equitation Over Fences 38 NSBA/AQHA Amateur Hunt Seat Equitation
20 NSBA/AQHA Amateur Equitation Over Fences 39 All Breed Hunter Under Saddle
143 AQHA Youth Working Hunter - Level 1 40 AQHA Youth Walk-Trot Hunter Under Saddle
144 AQHA Amateur Working Hunter - Level 1 41 AQHA Amateur Walk-Trot Hunter Under Saddle
21 NSBA/AQHA Youth Working Hunter 42 NSBA/AQHA Green Hunter Under Saddle
22 NSBA/AQHA Select Working Hunter 43 NSBA/AQHA Novice Youth Hunter Under Saddle
23 NSBA/AQHA Amateur Working Hunter 44 NSBA/AQHA Novice Amateur Hunter Under Saddle
24 NSBA/AQHA Open Working Hunter, All ages 45 NSBA/AQHA Junior Hunter Under Saddle
25 NSBA/AQHA Youth Jumping 46 NSBA/AQHA Youth Hunter Under Saddle
26 NSBA/AQHA Amateur Jumping 47 NSBA/AQHA Select Hunter Under Saddle
27 NSBA/AQHA Open Jumping, All Ages 48 NSBA/AQHA Amateur Hunter Under Saddle
28 NSBA/AQHA Junior Hunter Hack 49 NSBA/AQHA Senior Hunter Under Saddle
145 AQHA Youth Hunter Hack - Level 1    
146 AQHA Amateur Hunter Hack - Level 1    
29 NSBA/AQHA Youth Hunter Hack     
30 NSBA/AQHA Select Hunter Hack    
31 NSBA/AQHA Amateur Hunter Hack    
32 NSBA/AQHA Senior Hunter Hack    
       
Big Country / Texas Amateur 2017
FRIDAY APRIL 28 - SUNDAY APRIL 30
Coliseum 7:30 AM
Friday Judges  - Nancy Ann Alto-Renfro, Rhonda Replogle, Brent Maxwell
Sunday Judges  - Teresa Sullivan, Karen Watters, Curtis Reynolds
50 NSBA/AQHA Novice Youth Showmanship 78 Amateur Geldings, Yearling
51 NSBA/AQHA Novice Am Showmanship 79 Amateur Geldings, 2YO
52 NSBA/AQHA Youth Showmanship Level 3 80 Amateur Geldings, 3YO
53 AQHA Youth Showmanship Level 2 81 Amateur Geldings, Aged
54 NSBA/AQHA Select Am Showmanship Level 3 82 Amateur Performance Geldings
55 AQHA Select Am Showmanship Level 2 Amateur Grand and Reserve Geldings
56 NSBA/AQHA Amateur Showmanship Level 3 83 Yearling Geldings
57 AQHA Amateur Showmanship Level 2 84 Two Year Old Geldings
58 Youth Mares, Yearling 85 Three Year Old Geldings
59 Youth Mares, 2 YO 86 Aged Geldings
60 Youth Mares, 3YO 87 Performance Geldings 
61 Youth Mares, Aged Grand and Reserve Geldings
62 Youth Performance Mares  88 Amateur Stallions, Yearling
Youth Grand and Reserve Mares 89 Amateur Stallions, 2YO
63 Amateur Mares, Yearling 90 Amateur Stallions, 3YO
64 Amateur Mares, 2YO 91 Amateur Stallions, Aged
65 Amateur Mares, 3YO 92 Amateur Performance Stallions 
66 Amateur Mares, Aged Amateur Grand and Reverse Stallions
67 Amateur Performance Mares  93 Yearling Stallions
Amateur Grand and Reserve Mares 94 Two Year Old Stallions
68 Yearling Mares 95 Three Year Old Stallions
69 Two Year Old Mares 96 Aged Stallions
70 Three Year Old Mares 97 Performance Stallions 
71 Aged Mares Grand and Reserve Stallions
72 Performance Mares  98 All Breed Western Riding
Grand and Reserve Mares 99 NSBA/AQHA Green Western Riding
73 Youth Geldings, Yearling 100 NSBA/AQHA Junior Western Riding
74 Youth Geldings, 2YO 101 Novice Youth Western Riding
75 Youth Geldings, 3YO 102 Novice Am Western Riding
76 Youth Geldings, Aged 103 NSBA/AQHA Youth Western Riding
77 Youth Performance Geldings  104 NSBA/AQHA Select Am Western Riding
Youth Grand and Reserve Geldings 105 NSBA/AQHA Amateur Western Riding
    106 NSBA/AQHA Senior Western Riding
       
Pavilion 8:00 AM
Friday Judges  - Teresa Sullivan, Karen Watters, Curtis Reynolds
Sunday Judges  - Nancy Ann Alto-Renfro, Rhonda Replogle, Brent Maxwell
107 All Breed Ranch Trail (Friday only)    
108 Amateur Pleasure Driving 123 Junior Western Pleasure - Level 2
109 Open Pleasure Driving, All Ages 124 NSBA/AQHA Junior Western Pleasure - Level 3
110 Youth Reining 125 NSBA/AQHA Youth Western Pleasure
111 Select Amateur Reining 126 Select Amateur Western Pleasure - Level 2
112 Amateur Reining 127 NSBA/AQHA Select Amateur Western Pleasure - Level 3
113 Open Reining 128 Amateur Western Pleasure - Level 2
114 NSBA/AQHA Youth Ranch Riding 129 NSBA/AQHA Amateur Western Pleasure - Level 3
115 NSBA/AQHA Amateur Ranch Riding 130 Senior Western Pleasure - Level 2
116 NSBA/AQHA Open Ranch Riding 131 NSBA/AQHA Senior Western Pleasure - Level 3
150 NSBA 3 YO Open Western Pleasure Futurity - Friday only 132 NSBA/AQHA Youth Western Horsemanship - Level 1
151 NSBA 3 YO Non-Pro Western Pleasure Futurity - Sunday only 133 NSBA/AQHA Amateur Western Horsemanship - Level 1
152 NSBA Non Pro Maturity - Sunday Only 134 Youth Western Horsemanship - Level 2
117 All Breed Western Pleasure  135 NSBA/AQHA Youth Western Horsemanship - Level 3
118 AQHA Youth Walk-Trot Western Pleasure 136 Select Amateur Western Horsemanship - Level 2
119 AQHA Amateur Walk-Trot Western Pleasure 137 NSBA/AQHA Select Amat Western Horsemanship - Level 3
120 NSBA/AQHA Western Pleasure - Level 1 138 Amateur Western Horsemanship - Level 2
121 NSBA/AQHA Youth Western Pleasure - Level 1 139 NSBA/AQHA Amateur Western Horsemanship - Level 3
122 NSBA/AQHA Amateur Western Pleasure - Level 1    
       
       



 

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STALL RESERVATION FORM

RESERVE STALLS FOR TRAIL CLINIC, PAID WARMUP, AND HEART OF TEXAS

STALL INFORMATION
Stall reservations are required.

Move in April 24 after 3pm. No arrivals prior
to Monday.
See STALL RESERVATION FORM  for more information.


Trainers - please send Donna a list of you clients that will be stalling with you.


All stall reservations go to:
Donna Arnett, 1617 Crockett Gardens Rd, Georgetown, TX 78628.
djarnett4813@gmail.com - 512-573-3907


Stall Reservations Form must be in by April 13, 2017.
Circuit Stalls $110 (due April 13th)
All Stalls are Pre-Assigned
Priority Stalls are Pre-Assigned to Sponsors
Pre-bedding for Sponsors Only

Haul in horses $20 / day


Weekend stalls available, CANNOT check in before 5PM Friday $75

RV INFORMATION
RV hookups are $25 per night on a first come, first serve basis.

 

Release of Liability

I (We), the undersigned, hereby make application to enter this/these class(es), subject to the rules and

regulations of the Texas Amateur State Championships/Big Country Quarter Horse Association Show, all of

which I (we) have read, and agree to the provisions contained therein, including without limitation the

provisions relating to the release and limitation of liability of the Texas Amateur State Championships/Big

Country Quarter Horse Association Show, the unethical fitting of livestock, and the substance abuse policy

and agree to the provisions contained therein as part of this contract. Specifically, I (we) hereby release the

above Show from any claim or loss in accordance with the terms and provisions of the above-referenced

Texas Amateur State Championships/Big Country Quarter Horse Association Show rules and regulations.

I have read, understood, and accept the terms of the above.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2018 Judges

Special Event Judges

Pending

Clark Scoggins

Split/Combined Judges

Tony Burris

John Dean

Bennie Sargent

Gary Roberts

Suzy Jeane

Rick Christy

 

 


CLASS INFORMATION
*$15 LATE FEE IF PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOT POSTMARKED BY APRIL 13, 2017
ALL EVENTS SUBJECT TO 2017 AQHA RULES
ALL FEES ARE PER JUDGE / ALL DAY FEE ~ CROSS ENTER
ALL DIVISIONS SAME HORSE/RIDER COMBINATION!

Amateur $14/ $65
Novice Am $13 / $65
Youth $14 - $65
Novice Youth $13
Open $15 / $65
Futurities/Maturities $100
Dual Approved NSBA/AQHA $8
-One time Office Charge $5
-One time EMT fee $5
Haul-in horses $20 / day
All Breed Classes $15 (not included in All Day fee)
AQHA Drug Testing Fee $6 / horse / judge
Entry fees are triple – triple judged/triple pointed

Fence Warm-ups
Thursday & Saturday mornings 6-7:45 AM
$5 per horse per show

Trail Warm-ups
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday night
$5 per horse per show


All events subject to 2018 AQHA rules regarding AQHA membership and
ownership as stated in AQHA rule book. AQHA policies regarding humane
treatment and drug policies shall be strictly enforced.
Due to the size and number of entries in this show, management will make
every attempt to accommodate all exhibitors concerning class conflicts,
including adjusting work orders in individual work classes, but will not hold
any class for an exhibitor: the ultimate decision on conflicting classes is the
responsibility of the exhibitor. Management also reserves the right to adjust
the class schedule to make the show run as smoothly as possible. Your
cooperations is greatly appreciated.


 

 

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TAQHA Phone: 903 267 4915

 
 
 
Comfort Suites
2700 La Salle
(254) 537-0413
 
Magnuson Hotel Waco
1430 IH 35 South
Waco, TX 76706
254-752-1991
Fax = 254-752-2084

 

Candlewood Suites Waco

2700 S New Road, Waco, TX 76706

254-662-0520

Book Here

 

OTHER AREA HOTELS
 
Sleep Inn & Suites
209 Enterprise Blvd.
(254) 420-3200
 

2018 SPONSORS

 

 

Directions to

Extracto Event Center

 

2016 TQHA AMATEUR SHOW RULES
(in conjunction with the Big Country Quarter Horse Association)

Individual Circuit Champions - Amateur, Amateur Select, Novice Amateur (Marita McMillian Buckles)

  1. For points to count in an individual Circuit Championship, Texas Amateur membership must be current.
  2. Contestants must enter and show under all five judges, except novice (4 of 5)
  3. Points will be tabulated on a one horse / one rider basis according to the AQHA rules for show points. AQHA Rules will apply in all cases, with the additional restrictions listed here.
  4. The winner will be the rider / horse combination with the greatest total points. Ties will be broken by the most first place wins.
  5. Points will be counted only from AQHA Amateur, Select, or Novice Amateur classes.

All Arounds – Amateur, Novice Amateur, Amateur Select (Western Saddles)

  1. Contestants must be a current Texas Amateur QHA member before their first qualifying class begins.
  2. Points will be tabulated on a one horse / one rider basis per AQHA All Around rules for show points. AQHA Rules shall apply in all cases with the additional rules listed herein.
  3. The All Around winner will be the horse / rider combination with the most total points. In the event of a tie, the awards will go the horse / rider combination earning points in the most classes, and if still tied, then to the horse / rider combination with the greatest number of first places.
  4. Points will be counted only from AQHA approved classes for Amateur and Select Amateur All Arounds, and approved Novice classes for Novice Amateur All Around.
  5. A horse / rider combination that won an Amateur, Select Amateur, or Novice Amateur All Around Title at the 2015 Amateur Show is ineligible for the 2016 title; however the rider may compete with a different horse or the horse may compete with a different rider.

High Point All Around Saddle Rules

The same horse / rider combination is not eligible to win the same saddle division two years in a row.

Big Country QHA Awards

  • Youth - Novice Youth All Around and Reserve All Arounds : Youth, and Novice Youth must show in a minimum of three performance classes under all five judges.
  • Open - Youth - Novice Youth Circuit Awards : Open, Youth, and Novice Youth must show under four judges for circuit awards.

LEADLINE ~ WALK TROT ~ WALK-TROT TRAIL ~ WALK TROT & LOPE TRAIL WILL BE HELD FRIDAY & SUNDAY

Open to riders 11 years of age or under as of January 1, 2017. AQHA rules regarding status, membership, or ownership of the horse do not apply; the horse or pony may be of any breed and it is not necessary for the rider to own the horse. Riders in the Walk-Trot class may only compete in Walk-Trot and Walk-Trot Trail. They may not compete in other riding classes at this show. Walk-Trot Trail and Walk-Trot & Lope Trail classes will be run concurrently.