The AQHA office is closed Thursday, December 25, Friday, December 26, and Thursday, January 1.


Qualify through your affiliate for the AQHA Novice championships.

Qualifying Period: July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014

  • All Novice youth and Novice amateur exhibitors will earn state affiliate show points at any Pennsylvania Quarter Horse Association-approved show during the qualifying period.
  • The exhibitor must be a member in good standing of AQHA and PQHA. 
  • The exhibitor must nominate for PQHA Novice points. Point-nomination rules will follow the rules as outline for year-end award point nominations. For complete eligibility, exhibitor must nominate for both 2013 and 2014 year-end points. There are no additional forms required for Novice Championship points to be tabulated. 
  • PQHA will tally the total points for each exhibitor in each of the classes. 
  • PQHA will submit the top three point-earning exhibitors in each of the Novice disciplines being held at the Novice Championship shows. 
  • Points are compiled on a one-horse, one-exhibitor basis. 
  • State points will be awarded based on the number of horses in a class and the exhibitor placing. The maximum number of points earned in one class is nine.