Stock Horse of Texas (SHTX) is the oldest versatile stock horse association in the country, a true original that continues to innovate.

Stock Horse of Texas 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. Clinics focus on creating a ‘broke,’ functional stock horse that is a pleasure to ride. Shows offer competitions in the four basic stock horse disciplines: Reining, Working Cow Horse, Stock Horse Pleasure and Stock Horse Trail, with some shows offering Ranch Cutting.

There is a division for every skill level, so riders can show with others of similar ability and experience.

Stock Horse of Texas is proud of alliance partnerships with AQHA, APHA, NRCHA and the National Ranch and Stock Horse Alliance.

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Upcoming Events

BREAKING NEWS >> SHTX adding Level 1 Novice sub-division; will debut in Amarillo! Plus Paid Cow Practice with Coaching on Thursdays!  Read more here

July 15-17, 2022
Palo Duro Gathering
Tri-State Fairgrounds, Amarillo, TX

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SHTX Classes
9 divisions
$500 Added to Open / Non Pro

AQHA Ranch Riding & Ranch Trail

AQHA VRH Classes

Open, Cowboy, Amateur, Youth, Ltd Amateur & Youth, Rookie Ama & Youth

$250 Added to All Around of Open, Cowboy, Amateur, Ltd Amateur if a minimum of 3 horses in the All Around in that division.

AQHA Ranching Heritage Qualifier

Working Ranch Horse, Ranch Cutting, Ranch Riding. Horse must be eligible/nominated in the AQHA Ranching Heritage program to compete.


See the Schedule section below for a  tentative schedule



ENTRY FORMS -- Due July 1

Late entries accepted with $100 late fee

Ranch cutting limited to first 75 runs entered across all divisions -- As of 6/23, 47 cutting runs were entered


Entry Proofing Lists as of 6/23 @ 3pm  


Stalls will go on sale in the SHTX Store on Wednesday, June 15 at 7am.

• All stalls are on asphault/concrete.
• Trailer / RV parking is not very close to the barn. Most exhibitors enjoy having a tack stall at this show.
• Stalls will be pre-bedded with unopened bags on arrival per your order. 
• Additional shavings must be purchased on site at the entrance gate (not the show office). 

Stall deadline is July 6.   

**If you want to be stalled with your friends, PLEASE have one person purchase all the stalls**



• RVs are first come, first serve.
• The Tri-State Fairgrounds has over 200 hookups so there will be plenty.
• Purchase hookups on arrival at the gate. 
**Most hookups are 50amp. Please bring your own adapter if necessary**



"Thursday Paid Cow Practices" with coaching available will go on sale in the SHTX Store on Friday, June 10 at 7am.

Clinic covering all 4 classes will go on sale in the SHTX Store on Wednesday, June 15 at 7am.

Limited to 60 spots



Thursday @ 1pm -- stalling opens

Paid Cow Practice slots available 5-7pm

Stock Horse Clinic Schedule click here

Friday Ranch Cutting @ 4pm   (All Divisions drawn together)
Includes SHTX Jackpot, VRH and Ranching Heritage Cutting
Bill Cody Arena **Limited to first 75 runs entered**

Friday Ranch Riding @ 6pm  (Level 1 Amateur, Amateur, Select, Level 1 Youth, Youth, Junior, Senior)
Ranching Heritage Ranch Riding will be concurrent with AQHA Ranch Riding classes
ANC Arena

Saturday & likely Sunday morning (hope to be finished by 10am)
SHTX & VRH Classes
Ranching Heritage Working Ranch Horse classes will be concurrent with the SHTX / VRH Classes

Saturday 5:30-7pm -- Coolhorse After Party
Coctails, drinks and hors 'doeuvers
Coolhorse -- 6951 South Bell St, Amarillo





LaQuinta Amarillo Airport 
9305 I-40, Amarillo, TX 79118
(806) 335-9572


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SHTX Youth Camps and Clinics


Registration for the SHTX Youth Camps are open...AND we have exciting news!

Thanks to several wonderful sponsors, each rider will have 80% of their clinic spot, meals, and stall covered! All you have to pay is the $175 deposit! The sponsors are paying for the balance in the form of a clinic scholarship.

Click Here for Details!

Ride with SHTX in 2022


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