The Stock Horse of Texas Association (SHOT) was created to promote and support the concept of the versatile stock horse. The strength in this concept lies in the skills developed by horse and rider in four disciplines: Reining, Pleasure, Trail, and Working Cow Horse. An all-around stock horse can handle a variety of situations with ease and athleticism, using a natural movement attitude.
The SHOT program is designed for riders of all experiences to learn and compete in an environment that is friendly, affordable and designed to fit all levels of riding. Show divisions include Youth, Novice, Limited Non Pro, Junior Horse, Non Pro, and Open. SHOT also offers incentives for collegiate teams and members. Clinics focus on creating a ‘broke’, functional stock horse that is a pleasure to ride. These clinics promote learning in a relaxed atmosphere that suits both beginner riders and advanced competitors. Premiere horse industry clinicians are regular teachers at clinics – an unmatched value to SHOT members.

SHOT is the oldest versatile stock horse association in the country – a true original that continues to innovate. Join us in promoting the concept of the all-around stock horse.


“Helping People Ride a Better Horse” since 1996.



The 2016 Tentative Show Schedule is posted!

Thanks to everyone who made 2015 a great year for SHOT!

Congrats to the 2015 Year End winners! We are looking forward to a great 2016.

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First show of 2016!

February 26-28, 2016

Abilene, Texas

Taylor County Expo Center

SHOT Clinic, SHOT Show, AQHA VRH & Ranch Riding

Abilene Entry Form

*** The entry form has a new format to coordinate with SHOT's new computer system. Each SHOT division is grouped and the corresponding AQHA VRH Class that will run concurrently. Just put a check mark by each class you wish to enter. Don't forget to also check the cattle charge. If you have questions, please call the office ***

Clincians: Mike Major (pleasure); Ben Baldus (reining)
Earnest Wilson (trail); Marilyn Peters (cow)

Host hotel: Whitten Inn
1625 Hwy 351 Abilene, TX • 325-673-5271



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