Barrel Racing in Texas

So many people ask where they can run at AQHA sanctioned event in Texas.
Our goal on this page is to tell you about these events.  

AQHA Shows in Texas that have Barrel Racing:

*Feb. 2018 Fort Worth Stock ShowTQHA YEAR END POINTS

Enter Barrel Racing Quarter Horse classes: open, amateur or youth. Classes are for points and ribbons. If you are in the top 65, time, in our open or amateur classes (not youth) you will be asked to come back that evening to compete for money in the Timed Event Challenge. That evening we will also have a Fast Five – the top 5 amateurs who can come back to compete for money.  Information can be found on pages 130-132. 

*March 9-11 Diamonds & Dirt Barrel Horse Classic/ TQHA YEAR END POINTS
AQHA/TQHA is incentive ran with barrels & poles
Barrels run with Open 5D Barrel Race: SR, JR, Amateur,  Youth
Poles run with 3D Poles: SR, JR, AMATEUR, YOUTH
Must pre-enter Open 5D/3D. Enter AQHA/TQHA incentive onsite.
Questions? Call 979-393-2138

*March 2018 Houston Livestock Show/ TQHA YEAR END POINTS

*July 2018- TQHA AQHA ** side pot with Elite RED HOT Barrel Race

*November 2018 – AQHA/TQHA side pot with ELITE – JB FUTURITY & Warm Up Race.  TQHA YEAR END POINTS

** If you know of other AQHA sponsored barrel races in Texas, please contact TQHA @ 512-458-5202 so we can post and let others know!

AQHA Rulebook – Speed Events

SHW112.6 Only junior horses 5 years old and younger may be exhibited in junior classes.

SHW112.7 Only senior horses 6 years old and older may be exhibited in senior classes.