Qualifications

 

0079F-261_BorderTo compete at the Regional or National level, a horse must be qualified.

 

There are different rules that apply depending on the age of the horse and the particular class in which it will be shown. Riders who show in equitation or showmanship have specific rider qualifications that must be met.

 

For additional information, reference the full qualification chart or our Competitions Department can help answer your questions by emailing competitions@arabianhorses.org.

 

For complete qualification rules please refer to the AHA Handbook Chapter 14

 

Participation Qualifications

 

Recognized Qualifying Sections/Categories - Revised

 

Leveling Sections Defined and New 2022 Leveling Points Chart - New Equitation Leveling Chart

 

Qualifications Made Easy

 

Qualification Flow Chart for Regional & National Equitation

 

Horse/Riders Points and Competition Records

 

Co-Ownership Rule

 

Region 4 Affidavit/Show Pass

 

Region 5 Affidavit/Show Pass 

 


Achievement Leveling

Leveling classes allow exhibitors to compete with “true” peers in like ability and not be grouped strictly by ages .  Leveling points are based on Achievement Award Points which are found in Chapter 18 of the AHA Handbook.

 

Recognized Sections

 

 

Leveling Sections Defined and New 2022 Leveling Points Chart - New Equitation Chart

 

 

Leveling Frequently Asked Questions