The 19th Annual Arizona Working Ranch Horse Competition, chaired by Kyle Best, provides a contest for horses from Arizona’s working cattle ranches. As they take years to train, ranchers consider their horse a trusted partner in daily duties. Taking great pride in their horse’s abilities, you can bet the competition among the ranchers will be fierce.

Show Specifics
Beginning at 10:30 a.m. on December 29 in the Grandstand Arena,

each horse and rider will have six minutes to execute a series of events commonly required in everyday ranch work, showcasing abilities to maneuver and work cattle.

Auction & Luncheon
Consignors and buyers for the Ranch Horse Auction, held in conjunction with the Arizona Ranch Replacement Heifer Sale, are treated to a barbecue lunch at noon, hosted by the Arizona Farm Bureau and Farm Bureau Financial, with the sale following at 1:30 p.m.


Titles to Earn

  • Champion Ranch Horse
  • Reserve Champion Ranch Horse

Jackpot Payout & Auction

  • 100% of collected entry fees added to payout jackpot
  • Up to three competing horses will be selected by the committee and offered for sale during the auction