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  • Preregistration - $100 all day

    • $15 per class 

    • $10 office fee

  • Day of Registration - $110 all day

    • $15 per class 

    • $20 office fee

Age Divisions:

  • W/T ONLY* Youth (18 & under)

  • W/T ONLY* Adult

  • W/T/L Youth (18 & under)

  • Green Horse (Horse is 5 or under as of Jan.1, 2020)

  • Rookie (Rider and horse's 1st or 2nd year showing)

  • Novice (Rider first for 2nd year showing, experienced horse)

  • Amateur (Has some previous experience in judged competition)

  • Open (Familiar with judged competition)

  • Collegiate (Competes on collegiate team)

  • Select (Riders 50 & over)


Still have questions about what division you should enter? Check out this fun quiz we created to help! http://bit.ly/NRdivisionselector 

When and Where

Show #3: Saturday, September 19, 2020

  • Youth/Green Horse Show

    • Registration: 7am

    • Start Time: 8am

  • Adult Show​

    • Registration: 12pm​

    • Start Time: 8am

  • Weather permitting, Ranch Trail and Stock Horse Pleasure classes will be judged AT-WILL ​during designated times. Times will be announced on the Facebook event pages and the day of the show. 

Where: Snook Rodeo Arena

            11538 FM 3058 Snook, TX 77879

             Located a 1/4 mile down on the right from the                         intersection of Hwy 60 & FM 3058 in Snook

ClAss DescRiptions

Stock Horse Pleasure

Stock Horse Pleasure measures the ability of the horse to be pleasurable to ride while also exhibiting its ability to complete one ranch task to another. The horse should well-broke, relaxed, quiet, soft and cadenced at all gaits with a natural and levelheaded carriage. Ideally this horse will be ridden on a loose rein with light contact and not requiring excessive schooling or restraint. The horse should be responsive and willing while making timely transitions in a smooth and correct manner. This is a patterned class.


Ranch Rail

Just like the Stock Horse Pleasure class, Ranch Rail assess the ability of the horse the be a pleasure to ride while reflecting the versatility, attitude and movement of a working horse. This class simulates the need of a ranch horse to cover long distances softly and quietly while maintaining a working speed under the control of the rider. The judge will reward exhibitors on responsiveness and willingness, cadenced gaits, and light contact on the reins. This class is shown on the rail with multiple competitors in the arena at the same time.

Ranch Trail

This class tests the horse's ability to complete obstacles that might be encountered during everyday riding. The horse and rider are judging on correctness, efficiency and accuracy in with the obstacles are completed as described by the pattern. The horse should exhibit willingness and responsiveness while being well-broke and well-mannered. This is a patterned class.

Ranch Reining

This class measures the ability of the horse to perform basic handling maneuvers that include a combination of lead changes, stops, spins, circles, rollbacks and run downs. There are several standardized patterns that are recognized by AQHA and SHTX. The horse should be well-mannered and ridden on a trusting rein. This class is judged on responsiveness, timely transitions and correctness of pattern while exhibiting a high quality of movement. This is a patterned class.

Ranch Riding

The ranch riding pattern tests the horses ability of versatility, attitude and movement. The horse is judged on quality of movement, overall manners and responsiveness will performing the required maneuvers. While the horse should be shown at a forward working speed, it should be under the control of rider with light contact on the reins. This is a patterned.

To learn more visit the Stock Horse of Texas Education Page

*NavaRio Ranch is not associated or partnered with Stock Horse of Texas in any way. This link is intended for educational purposes only.

Photos used on this site are the work of Ayla Kiepert Photography