The 2023 AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships; AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals; AQHA Cattle Level 1 Championships, presented by the Four Sixes Ranch; and National Ranch and Stock Horse Alliance National Championship Show are tentatively scheduled for June 20-24 at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Oklahoma.
AQHA has released the tentative schedule for the 2023 AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships.
View the tentative schedule.
The judges selected for the 2023 VRH World are:
- David Avery of Amarillo, Texas
- Rick Chayer of Sperry, Oklahoma
- Frank Craighead of Poolville, Texas
- Jan Dublin of San Angelo, Texas
- Mark Guynn of Banner, Wyoming
- Jason Hershberger of Congress, Arizona
- Foster Johnston of Purcell, Oklahoma
- Debra Cooper of Cave Creek, Arizona
- Fielding “Bozo” Rogers of Carbon, Texas
- Bennie Sargent of Paris, Kentucky
The qualifying period for the 2023 VRH World began March 1, 2022, and ran through February 28, 2023. View the VRH World qualifying requirements. The qualifying period for the 2023 RHC Finals was January 1 – December 31, 2022.
To be eligible to enter the 2023 AQHA Cattle Level 1 Championships, presented by the Four Sixes Ranch, an exhibitor need only be Level 1 eligible in the class they wish to enter as of January 1, 2023. Read more about leveling at www.aqha.com/leveling.
View the list of qualified horses and exhibitors for VRH and RHC classes.
Additionally, to be eligible to compete in the 2023 NRSHA National Championship Show, a rider must show in at least three events hosted by an NRSHA alliance partner between March 1, 2022, and February 28, 2023.
About the AQHA VRH World
The AQHA VRH World combines four premiere ranch horse events into one: the AQHA VRH World, AQHA RHC Finals, AQHA Cattle Level 1 Championships and NRSHA National Championship Show. This prestigious show draws ranch horse competitors from around the globe to the Lazy E Arena each June to crown nine AQHA VRH world champions among other top AQHA RHC Finals, Cattle Level 1 and NRSHA National Championship Show ranch horse champions in addition to awarding over $375,000 in purse and prizes.
For more information on the AQHA VRH World and corresponding events, visit www.aqha.com/versatility.
Learn more about the Four Sixes Ranch, the presenting sponsor of the 2023 AQHA Cattle Level 1 Championships.