2019 Sun Circuit Schedule and Event Highlights Announced

With a winning combination of predictably great weather, exceptional facilities and a schedule that offers something for everyone, the 2019 Sun Circuit is poised for another record bashing run March 2-10 at WestWorld in Scottsdale, Arizona. The show features many returning favorites along with an exciting debut event. Sun Circuit offers a full slate of […]

National Championship Summer Rankings

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The Arizona Quarter Horse Association is excited to announce the mid-year rankings for Showmanship, Horsemanship and Equitation exhibitors in the lead up to the National Championship Tournament being held at Sun Circuit 2019. Each division lists the individuals who were scored by the committee, as well as those currently leading the pack at this mid point of […]

Sun Circuit’s Winning Combination Results in Record Growth

When Sun Circuit debuted on its March dates last year, the show was the largest it had ever been. Now that record has been smashed once again. The 2018 Sun Circuit celebrated its 45th Anniversary surpassing last year’s stellar numbers by 10%. Over 19,000 class entries encompassed  everything from jumping to roping and included a […]

Smart Boons Fence Challenge

The Smart Boons Fence Challenge is always a crowd pleasing spectacle of equine athleticism. Smart Boons owners, Eric and Wendy Dunn added $20,000 to the pot and 100% of the entry fees were added back. Twenty of the top cow horses in the nation and their riders put on a fantastic show for the enthusiastic […]

$75,000 Added To NSBA Riders Cup

Sun Circuit hosted the NSBA Riders Cup on March 6 & 7. A total purse of $75,000 was awarded, along with 29 beautiful silver cup trophies and NSBA medals. The annual event is awarded money in Western Pleasure, Hunter Under Saddle, Trail, Western Riding, Showmanship, Western Horsemanship, and Hunt Seat Equitation events. The large trophy […]