No Shows - June, July or August! Enjoy Summer Break!


Welcomes You! See our Future Show dates below

Enjoy your Summer Break! No Blue Ribbon Horse Shows during June, July or August

Office Help Needed - FT - Permanent Position

Blue Ribbon Custom Tack - 15026 N Cave Creek Rd • Phoenix • 602-992-2145

We're a Custom Western Saddle manufacturing and retail business seeking an Administrative Office Assistant.

Duties Include:

  • Answering phones, responding to emails, processing and filing documents
  • Assisting owners with duties on an as-needed basis
  • Basic customer sales order creation and execution
  • Good penmanship 
  • Data Entry
  • Attention to detail
  • Shipping & Receiving
  • Desire to learn and expand knowledge of the business

Full-Time / Permanent Position

The position is Monday through Friday, from 9:00am to 5:30pm. Some Saturdays might be required from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Attire is Business Relaxed.

Please send Resume to:

Next Show: Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 4PM

Class Sheet / Premium

The Class Sheet/Premium has information about the Show, Date, Time & Location, Classes listed in order and the names of the Judges for each months show, appropriately. The Class Sheet is usually available for download about 3 weeks before the show date. Just click the button saying Premium - Start Here.

The Sept Premium has not been posted!

See Noteworthy News > Az Horse Lovers Park Membership Required

Entry Form

The Entry Form should be filled out and mailed along with your check a week before the show to "pre-enter" or bring it with you to the show. Pre-entry saves you and us time in the show office so there is a little discount for Pre-entry. The appropriate Entry Form will be available for download for each show,


You may choose to show under one or more judges by indicating so on your Entry Form. "Schooling": You may also choose not to be judged at all and would like to "school" your horse. There is a schooling entry fee per horse per class.

September 8th is a NO BLING SHOW - Dress Code is: Long Sleeve Shirts, No Jackets and Chaps are OPTIONAL!


Sept 8th is a Double Judged Show held at AZ Horse Lovers Park


Housekeeping Items

  • NO BLING Show! Dress Code is: Long Sleve Shirts, No Jackets and Chaps are Optional BANDING OPTIONAL!
  • Concessionaire/Food Vendor available at all shows.
  • Don't forget the new class #12b Leadline - Ages 7-9. It's always been about the kids!
  • Ranch Horse division classes have been grouped closer together near the end of the show; class #37, 45, 46, 47 & 51.  Class #37 will typically start around:
    2:00 - 2:30pm day shows - 9:30 - 10:00pm evening shows
  • Each year Blue Ribbon Horse Shows Thanks all our Exhibitors, Vendors and Volunteers for making the Shows and Awards Banquet possible.

Future Show Dates - 2018

All Show Dates are tentative until confirmed either by website announcement or newsletter.

  • September 8, 2018 - 4PM - No Bling!
  • October 14, 2018 - 9AM
  • November 11, 2018 - 8AM TRIPLE JUDGED
  • December 9, 2018 - 9AM


2018 Year-End Awards Banquet

February 17, 2019

Noteworthy News

Az Horse Lovers Park

Venue Information/Memberships - AzHLP requires that all exhibitors have a membership or day pass to ride on park grounds. Daily Passes or Annual Memberships are required! Annually we have scheduled approximately 9 shows at Az Horse Lovers Park. 

Day Passes $5.00 per individual rider or handler

Individual Annual Membership $35.00 (good thru 12/31/18) 

Family Annual Membership $60.00 (good thru 12/31/18) - (family members are those currently living in your household who will be riding or handling horses at the park). 

  • Horse Lovers Park accepts cash or checks for membership

  • OR print and mail your membership form (from the link below) 

  • Memberships can be obtained at the park during regular hours

  • Cards will be ready for pick up a week after membership dues are paid

Click HERE for Membership info and forms for Horse Lovers Park

***Memberships purchased October 1st, 2017 and after continue to be valid until December 31st, 2018*** 

Map to Az Horse Lover's Park  

Concessionaire At Shows

Lilly's SW Eats is new to our shows since 2018 and have done a great job meeting the wants of our Exhibitors. They will adjust their menu offerings for day or evening shows. If there are some menu items you just have to have, meet up with them and discuss it.

Timely News Articles

All coming soon!

About time.....

About Us

The Olden" Days

Blue Ribbon Horse Shows has been hosting Open Breed Horse Shows since 1969.  It has always been a family event and as time has gone by our family has only grown. Technology wasn't even good back then but the cowboys, cowgirls and horses were and boy did we have loads of fun!

Yea! for a new Website

We're all rushing to see the new Blue Ribbon Horse Show website.

Hopefully all the important information and forms are on here and downloadable for your convenience.

Year-End High Point Awards

At the end of our show season we host an Awards Banquet that is unmatched by other local show clubs. Points are tallied all year, February thru December with the Banquet in January. Food, Live Music, Dancing, Awards and more Awards! Plan to be there next January.

Point standings are posted for viewing, after several shows throughout the season and as time allows for staff. Check out your 2017 standings 

 Year-End Award Winners (any place 1st - Last) get your name entered in Blue Ribbon Raffle drawing. at the banquet if you are in the Western division for a Blue Ribbon Custom Tack Western Show Saddle, and then there are separate drawings for those in the English divisions for an English Saddle and the Halter divisions for a Silver Show Halter. Must be present to win. Previous raffle winners are disqualified from winning the same raffle in future years. You must attend the banquet in order to receive your Awards.  

Banquet Photos compliments of JWArtistry

There's much to see here. So, take your time, look around and download your photo keepsake....and Thank Jamie when you get a chance.

Blue Ribbon is more than Horse Shows

Blue Ribbon Custom Tack®  is a custom manufacturer of the finest quality western saddles and accessories. Established by the Habighorst family in 1973, Blue Ribbon Custom Tack® is located in Phoenix, Arizona and specializes in building western saddles designed by horsemen, for horsemen.

Blue Ribbon stands for beauty, quality, durability and expert design. We combine traditional, old-world craftsmanship with unique customization and selections to offer you the finest custom tack available. 

All of the Blue Ribbon western saddles are manufactured in our store in Phoenix by dedicated craftsmen and your order is personally handled by the owners. Visit our store and if you can't - Visit our site!

Contact Us

Blue Ribbon Horse Shows


(602) 992-2145


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 1pm 

Sunday: Closed - We're at the horse show