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AQHA Ranching Heritage Barrel Race

The working ranch is celebrated by showcasing working ranch horses in the AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge. The NILE hosts the only RHC in Montana.

The AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge highlights the versatility, soundness and willing attitude of American Quarter Horses that are ranch-born and raised. The Challenge is open to horses bred by an AQHA Ranching Heritage Breeder who has been fully enrolled in the program. Anyone may own and show an eligible horse in the challenge, which offers multiple divisions for various ages and skill levels for both horse and rider. Classes include working ranch horse, ranch riding, and barrel racing.

AQHA sponsors Added Money for each challenge, with $500 for the Open RHC Barrel Race and $500 for the Amateur RHC Barrel Race.

Wondering if your horse is eligible for the AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Barrel Race? Look for the RHC Breeder logo on your horse's papers. If your horse is Ranching Heritage Bred contact AQHA to see if the RHC Enrollment Fees have been paid. (806) 374-4811
Make sure to renew your AQHA Membership, too!

NILE Office | 406-256-2497


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Thank you sponsors

Galt Ranch
Galt Ranch
Agri-Best Feeds
Agri-Best Feeds
Weaver Quarter Horses
Weaver Quarter Horses
Friez Insurance Agency, Inc
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