SHTX Derby


Hotel information:
Holiday Inn
1802 E Overland Trail, Abilene, Texas
$109/night (Stock Horse of Texas rate)
**Reservations must be made by 9/25 to get the rate

The Stock Horse Derby was developed to showcase a versatile stock horse at a premier aged event. The Derby has expanded in 2018 to include 4-, 5- & 6-year-olds. Horses are shown in the 4 stock horse classes. Money is paid out in each class as well as the All Around. The winner of the All Around Derby Champion. There is no Futurity for 2018.

There is a minimum of $4,000 added in the 2018 Derby.

Complete 2017 Futurity and Derby Results and Payout information here.

No Nominations! Just enter by October 12th!


OPEN: The Derby offers the Open division with a Non Pro Incentive paid to the highest placing Non Pro rider(s) in the Open division (event follows Open/Non Pro rules).
LIMITED NON PRO: Limited Non Pro is for riders eligible or the Limited Non Pro division. The event follows Limited Non Pro rules, including a box/drive/box/drive format in the working cow horse.
Collegiate scholarships are awarded to the highest placing full time college students in the Derby and Limited Non Pro Derby.
Complete rules are found in the Stock Horse of Texas Handbook.

2017 Futurity and Derby Winners

Open Futurity: Mike Major and Automatik Stik

Ltd Non Pro Futurity: Leslie Thompson and CG Stylish Twiser

Open Derby: Ben Baldus and Seven S Woodrow

Ltd Non Pro Derby: Sarah McKibben and His Royal Cat

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