The Championship Season for the USEF National Breed and Discipline Branches is underway

Summer is winding down, but some of the most exciting races of the 2022 horse show season are yet to come. Mark your calendar for this fall’s USEF-affiliated national championships. Many of these events will be broadcast on the USEF Network.

Arabian and Half-Arabian Sport Horse National Championship Horse Show
September 12-17
Wilmington, Ohio

Arabian, Half-Arabian and Anglo-Arabian horses compete in a full range of sporting divisions, including carriage driving, dressage, Western dressage, hunter, jumper and colt.

National Show Horse Finals
September 15-17
Springfield, Ill.

National Show Horses and their riders will compete for championships in the saddle seat, hunter pleasure, Western pleasure, equitation and draft classes at the historic Illinois State Fairgrounds. The show also offers classes for Arabians and half-Arabs.

Paso Fino Horse Association Grand National Championship Show
September 19-24
Ocala, Florida.

The Paso Fino Horse Association celebrates 50c this year is the anniversary of the Grand National Championship Show. Amateur, youth and professional riders from the Paso Fino community will compete in the breed’s signature USA event in Ocala. The show will be broadcast on the USEF network.
Live broadcast

American Western Fashion Association World Show
September 27-October. 1
Guthrie, Okla.

The WDAA World Show offers something for everyone, with nearly 50 breeds represented at all levels of Western horse racing. In addition to divisional awards, the show offers awards for therapeutic riders and veterans.

American National Show of the Welsh Pony and Job Society
September 28-October. 2
Chickasha, Okla.

Welsh Ponies and Cobs compete in driving, pleasure and equitation classes as well as trail, reining and hunting over fences. The best of the breed will compete head-to-head in breeding classes. The show will be broadcast on the USEF network.
Live broadcast

National Show of the International Friesian Show Horse Association
September 29-October. 1
Springfield, Ohio

Friesians and part-Friesians compete in driving, handling and dressage along with saddle seat, hunt seat and Western pleasure for national titles.

Grand National and World Championship Morgan Horse Show
October 8-15
Oklahoma City, Okla.

It celebrates its 50th anniversary this yearc Publication of the Grand National and World Championship show of the Morgan breed. Morgan versatility will be featured in four rings at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds with all show, sport and Western classes.

USA National Arabian and Half Arabian Championship Horse Show
October 21-29
Tulsa, Okla.

The best of the best Arabian and half-Arabian show horses will be in the spotlight at Tulsa’s Expo Grounds with classes ranging from sidesaddle and show hack to cow and working cows. The US Nationals also host one of the most competitive refereeing competitions in the country, with divisions for youth and collegiate teams.

International Andalusian & Lusitano Horse Association National Championship
November 8-12
Fort Worth, Texas

The U.S. national championship for Iberian breeds will feature full and half Andalusians and Lusitanos in dressage, driving, pleasure and hauling classes at the Will Rogers Memorial Center.

USA Dash Finals presented by Adequan®
November 10-13
Lexington, Ky.

Dressage horses from Training Level to Grand Prix are ridden for championship titles in the off-season and at the Kentucky Horse Park. The show will be broadcast on the USEF network.
Live broadcast

Marshall & Sterling Insurance/USHJA National Championship
November 14-20
Las Vegas, Nev.

The USHJA’s championship show is a show for amateur and junior hunter, jumper and equitation competitors. The show is held at the Equestrian Center of the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa in conjunction with the Las Vegas National CSI4*-W.

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