Stock Horse of Texas hosts stand-alone clinics, as well as shows paired with a one-day clinic.  Our stand-alone clinics offer a small group setting that focuses on fundamentals as well as skills used in the four stock horse events. Some stand-alone clinics have live cattle for cow horse practice, while others utilize a flag.

Shows paired with a one-day clinic are scheduled throughout the year. These events feature a clinic on Friday with four equine professionals each teaching one of the four stock horse disciplines (trail, pleasure, reining and cow). Riders are divided into four groups and rotate to each discipline throughout the day. Groups range from 15-20 riders per group. Riders will have the opportunity to practice on a live cow as well as ride across many of the trail course obstacles that will be included in the show on Saturday.

Saturday shows run in multiple arenas throughout the day. A tentative show schedule will be posted online and on Facebook the day before the show, with estimated times and locations for each division. **Please note, the entry form is NOT a show schedule.

Some events offer co-approved AQHA classes.

2020 Tentative Schedule

Texas Events      CoWN Events

Texas Events

Dripping Springs, TX
(Introductory/Practice Clinic & Show, Does not count for Year End points)
January 31-Feb 1, 2020

Bryan, TX
Feb 28-March 1, 2020 – This is a 1 day Clinic & 2 Day Show*
Feb 29, 2020 – Year end Banquet

* This show is NOT considered a 2019-2020 AQHA VRH qualifying show because the
show dates cross over the end of the VRH Qualifying Period. Points/participation
for this show DOES count for 2021 qualifying because part of the show is in the next qualifying period
(it’s the first qualifying show for 2020)

NRSHA Collegiate National Championship Show
Lubbock, TX
March 29-30, 2020 

Lubbock, TX
April 3-4, 2020
Clinic & Show

San Antonio, TX
May 1-2, 2020
Clinic & Show

Belton, TX
May 29-30, 2020
Clinic & Show

National Ranch & Stock Horse Alliance National Championship Show
AQHA VRH World Show
Guthrie, OK
June 23-28, 2020

Amarillo, TX
July TBD

Sweetwater, TX
July 31-August 1, 2020
Clinic & Show

Hamilton, TX
September 11-13, 2020
Clinic & Show

Bryan, TX
September 25-26, 2020
Clinic & Show

Western Horseman Stock Horse World Show
Stock Horse of Texas Derby
Abilene, TX
October 29-Nov 1, 2020



CoWN Events

For more information on CoWN events, go to

Headed to a Texas show? Here's what you need to know

1. Register before the entry deadline! The deadlines are usually about 10 days before the show. You are welcome to sign up after the deadline, but please be aware there is a $25 late fee.

2. Please completely fill out your entry form. If we have to look up your address, registration numbers or membership numbers, we will charge a $25 incomplete fee.

3. If you have not shown this horse in 2016 or 2017 at one of our shows, please send a copy of your registration papers so we can add your horse to our data base. If you're showing AQHA, please send a copy of your membership card.

4. Not a SHTX member? If you're showing in a Stock Horse of Texas class, you'll need a membership. You can join online, or enter at the show.

5. Need to scratch? No problem as long as you let us know before the show starts. Please call or text our show secretary at 720-838-7701.

6. The show office is usually open Thursdays, 3-7pm. On Fridays, 7am to 8 pm. On Saturdays, 7am until the conclusion of the show.

7. Please try to check in the day before the show! It's faster and not as crowded. On show days, please check in when the office opens at 7am. We sometimes experience long lines on Saturday morning.

8. Got a question about our rules or divisions? Here's a few helpful links!
SHTX Rulebook
SHTX Divisions
SHTX Class Descriptions

All Texas shows are now TQHA Approved! You must have a TQHA membership for your points to count toward TQHA year end points. For more information on TQHA Year End awards and membership, click here:

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