September 30-October 5, 2014
Las Vegas

September 30-October 5, 2014
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

West

October 2, 2013

West Novice Championship: October 2

Nearly 3,000 entries make up both AQHA Novice championship shows.

October 2 exhibitor meeting at the 2013 SmartPak AQHA West Novice Championship Show

October 2 exhibitor meeting at the 2013 SmartPak AQHA West Novice Championship Show

AQHA's Novice championship shows are the pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse Novice exhibitors who qualified nationally or though affiliate qualifying methods to compete in each of the classes representing halter, English and western disciplines.

More than 3,000 entries are competing at this year’s Novice Championships. The SmartPak AQHA West Novice Championship is October 2-6 in Las Vegas, while the Nutrena AQHA East Novice Championship is October 1-6 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Results from both shows can be found at www.aqha.com/novicechampionships.

Here are stats specific to the SmartPak AQHA West Novice Championship in Las Vegas:

Number of horses - 434
Number of exhibitors - 411
Number of entries - 1,463
Largest class - Novice amateur horsemanship 142 entries