Level 1 (Novice) Show Series

May 18 and July 20 - 21, 2024

AQHA Rookie, Novice and Open Breed Classes

Georgia International Horse Park
Charles Walker Arena, Conyers GA

 

Free Clinic on Friday
May 17 at 11AM  - Trail Clinic with
AQHA Professional Horseman Glenn Wells


ALL Novice Shows this year will be held as a 'Keep It Simple' show.
Wear a basic button up shirt, no chaps required, work saddle, etc.
and just Enjoy The Ride!!

(Legal working equipment required)


Saddles, Headstalls, Buckles, and More will be awarded!!
Day Prizes
Daily High Points
Series High Points


 

Novice Series Guidlines

  • Horse Owners MUST be a member of AQHA if showing in an AQHA class (new AQHA rule as of July 1)
  • GQHA membership is required for Daily Highpoints and Overall Series Awards.
  • Points will be tabulated on all 3 shows.
  • Must show a minimum of two shows to be eligible for Overall Series Awards.
  • One horse – one rider rules apply to all awards.
  • You may not show a Walk/Trot class and a Lope class in the same discipline.
  • You cannot show ranch trail and regular regular trail at the same show.
  • You cannot show ranch riding and western pleasure at the same show.
  • Halter is NOT require for highpoints.
  • You must show proof of membership in 4-H/FFA to compete in the division.
  • No splits on tab – One back number/horse will be one statement/charge.  It is your responsibility to split.

Not Sure Which Classes You’re Eligible To Show In?

It’s YOUR responsibility to Check your Level with AQHA at www.aqha.com/leveling

Rookie Eligibility

  • Based on lifetime achievement of exhibitor and horse.
  • The exhibitor must have earned fewer than 10 lifetime points in that particular class in any division.
  • The horse must have earned fewer than 50 lifetime points in that particular class in any division.
  • The exhibitor may not have won $5,000 or more in any equine organization, including earnings reported by Q Data, Equistat and other verfiable resources.
  • The horse may not have won $1,000 or more in any equine organization, including earnings reported by Q Data, Equistat and other verfiable resources.

Novice (Level 1) Eligibility

  • The exhibitor point cap is the greater of 25 points or the 90th percentile in that particular class.
  • The exhibitor may not have:
    • Exceeded the point cap for that particular class. 
    • Earned a Superior in the past 10 years in that particular class in any equine organization or association with a membership of more than 7,500 members;
    • Placed in the top 3 at any AQHA World Show in that particular class;
    • Won a world, reserve world, national or reserve national title in any equine organization with 7,500 members in that particular class;
    • Won a total of $5,000 in cash with any equine organization or association by class including earnings reported by Q Data, Equistate and other verifiable resources;
    • Competed on an NCEA equestrian team on a scholarship, or ride as a starting exhibitor.

Forms

Novice Showbill
Tab Sheet
Patterns - May
Stall and RV Reservations: [email protected] or Text 706-201-6724  
Shavings: [email protected]
Trainer Stall Break Down
Level 1 (Novice) Sponsorship
Novice Flyer
Facility Rules & Regulations


Introductory Showbill
Introductory Tabsheet
Stall and RV Reservations: [email protected] or Text 706-201-6724  
Shavings: [email protected]
Patterns



THANKS to our Novice SPONSORS!!
 

Clint Ainsworth Show Horses
Tim and Patty Fulcher
Daniel Henson
Dawn Lovern Show Horses
Jan Pittman
Lisa Thomaier


 



 

Thank You Sponsors

All That Show Clothing
Powder Brook Farms
Harris Leather and Silverworks
Hassinger Equine Sports Medicince
The Equine Chronicle