Offering show management the opportunity to learn and get certified from the convenience of your own home!

  • The Show Management Workshop offers accreditation for show managers and secretaries. Upon completion of the course, learners will be certified for three years.

  • AQHA staff teaches this in-depth workshop, which takes a deeper look into marketing, promoting, organizing and managing of AQHA shows. Staff also cover the leveling program, bio-security, animal welfare, judging, stewards, AQHA Professional Horsemen, and the blossoming ranching program.

  • All resource material, including the presentations, are available to anyone who registers for the Show Management Workshop. The course contains about nine hours of footage and all supplemental materials.

Course Curriculum

  • 01

    Introduction

    • Introduction Video

    • Show Department Staff List

    • Executive Committee

    • Membership Requirements

    • Membership Application

    • EWD Membership Application

    • Membership List

    • Showing Lease Form

    • Lease Confirmation Letter

    • Rule Violation Form

    • Permitted and Not Permitted Equipment

  • 02

    Economic Impact

    • Webinar

    • Economic Impact

    • Show Stats Book

  • 03

    Approval Process and Guidelines

    • Webinar

    • Show Approvals

    • Show Approval Guidelines

    • Approval Packet

    • Event Evaluation Form

    • Dressage Competition License

    • Roster and Judge Card Template

  • 04

    AQHA Professional Horsemen

    • Webinar

    • Notice to Professional Horsemen

    • Professional Horsemen Complaint Form

    • Pro Horsemen Application

  • 05

    Leveling

    • Webinar

    • Leveling

    • Level 1 Application

  • 06

    Show Personnel

    • Webinar

    • Announcer

    • Ring Steward

    • Gate Personnel

    • Stewards Program Guide

    • Signed Judges Confirmation

  • 07

    Marketing

    • Digital and Print Marketing Webinar

    • Show Marketing and Publicity

    • Social Media Webinar

    • Publicity

    • Horse Show Promotion

    • Press Release Form for your Show

    • Promotion and Advertisement Tip Sheet

  • 08

    Show Results

    • Webinar

    • Show Results

    • Email Instructions

    • Roster Results Table Specifications

    • Roster Formats and Procedures

    • Guide to Internet Upload System

  • 09

    Animal Welfare and Biosecurity

    • Animal Welfare Webinar

    • Biosecurity Webinar

    • Medication Form

    • Event Guidelines

    • Animal Welfare Notice to be posted

    • Livestock Injury Report Form

  • 10

    AQHA Judges

    • Webinar

    • Judges

    • Hiring Judges

    • Judge Evaluation

    • How to Search Judges

  • 11

    Class Specifications and Open Discussion

    • Webinar

    • Entry Form Samples

  • 12

    Versatility Ranch Horse Division

    • Webinar

    • Ranch Horse Shows

    • VRH Announcer Scripts

  • 13

    Certification Test

    • Show Management Certification Test

  • 14

    DEUTSCHER ZERTIFIZIERUNGSTEST

    • Prüfung