The Trans Tasman Amateur Challenge 2015 wll be held in New Zealand this time around in September/October.  If you think you may be interested please read the criteria below.  This is a very exciting and rewarding opportunity to represent your country in a sport you love. 

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Gordon Johnson on: (06) 3288890 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  • Be a financial AQHA-NZ Amateur for he 2013/2014 season as well as the 2014/2015 season
  • Own and ride a registered Quarter Horse
  • Attend either the North Island or South Island Closed Quarter Horse Show and the 2015 Quarter Horse Nationals
  • Compete in at least 5 AQHA-NZ recognised shows in the 2014/2015 show season, including the Closed and National Shows
  • To supply your show horse plus one other suitable show horse at the Trans Tasman Challenge if your are selected (3 year olds are too young)
  • Attend all trainng clinics
  • If unable to attend any of the above shows or clinics despensation is to be applied for prior to the event
  • Nomination fee of $250 is due October 2014