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Horse Show Volunteer FAQs
1) How can I volunteer during the Horse Shows?
You can join the Horse Show Commitee. The first step is to apply. Complete the Volunteer Application and mail it in. Don't forget to indicate on your application that you would like to join the Horse Show Committee.
If you do not have internet access or are unable to print the form, you can obtain one by calling the Horse Show Office at (210) 225-1309. The deadline for applying to become a volunteer is May 31st each year. If you have missed the deadline for this year, we encourage you to apply for next year.
General Information FAQs
Our stall barn, built in 2010, houses approximately 750 stalls. The stalls are approximately 10' x 10' and are on concrete.
No, prepaid stalls and passes will be distributed to you upon arrival at the Horse Arrival Station.
Yes, all animals are required to have a stall for each show they are entered in.
No. If you show in the NCHA Cutting, and also enter the AQHA Cutting classes you do not have to purchase another stall. If you show in AQHA classes held on any other day, however, you will need to purchase a stall. If you are cross-entered in the AQHA, APHA, or Open Horse Show you only need one stall per horse.
No, if you are in need of a stall(s) before/after the designated times of arrival/departure for your show, please call the Horse Show Office at (210) 225-1309 for a list of available stables in the area. A list of stables is also available at http://www.horsegazette.com/Texas_Stable_Directory.html.
Yes, you can bring a reasonable amount of shavings, hay and feed onto the grounds. Exhibitors are encouraged to purchase supplies at the stock show's on-site Feed Store, open daily Feed Store from 6:00 am to Midnight. Purchases benefit the S.A.L.E. scholarship fund.
7) What are the Health Requirements for Horses?
It is the responsibility of the owner and exhibitor to ensure that each animal meets the health requirements according to the Texas Animal Health Commission. All animals must be in accordance with current TAHC rules (Texas Animal Health Commmission) and requirements are subject to change. There will be no exceptions to health requirements. Have your veterinarian check requirements before issuing health papers.
You can find health requirements in the current San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo Horse Show Premium List.
FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE TEXAS ANIMAL HEALTH COMMISSSION AT http://www.tahc.state.tx.us/ OR BY CALLING 512-719-0700.
9) Are RV Hookups available on the grounds?
11) Where can I find a list of Hotels in the area?
The Official Host Hotel of the Horse Show is the Mainstay Suites near the AT&T Center Grounds. Exhibitors will receive a special exhibitor rate if they mention the Horse Show when booking a stay during the Rodeo.
MainStay Suites6900 IH 35 North
San Antonio, Texas 78218
Phone: (210) 798-3900
Fax: (210) 798-1891
Toll Free: 1 (800) 210-4255
View a list of additional hotels in the area.
Online Entry Form FAQs
Barrel Racing Events FAQs
4) Do you have to be a NBHA member to participate in the barrel racing?
No, you don't have to be a NBHA member to particpate. All classes are open to NBHA members & non members alike. There will not be any non member charges. Youth 4D Barrels will be open to riders 18 & under as of January 1. Senior 4D Barrels will be 40 & over as of day of show. The show will be run by NBHA rules where applicable unless otherwise posted, all other rules will be set by the show staff; all staff decisions will be final.
5) Are the Barrel Racing Events run with a center alley or a side gate?
The Barrel Racing Events are run with a center alley.
NCHA Cutting FAQs
Youth Rodeo FAQs
1) Can an exhibitor "enter up" (enter a higher age division)?
No, exhibitors must show in the correct age division. Ages are determined as of August 31, 2013.
2) I read we need the signature of our AST/CEA. Who is that?
The AST/CEA is your Ag Science Teacher/County Extension Agent. This signature is required for Youth Rodeo exhibitors aged 9-18 to verify their membership in 4-H or FFA.
AQHA Competition FAQs
The last date to enter online without a late fee is January 25th. For complete details, please see the online premium book. Entries at the show will incur a $50 late fee. At show entries are CASH ONLY.
Select Sale and Ranch Gelding Sale FAQs
Paint Horse Show FAQs