Beginning in 2021, AQHA shows will be able to offer additional age divisions in ranch riding: For horses 3 years of age and older, the class can be offered as Level 1, junior, senior or an all-age open-division class. For youth and amateur exhibitors, options include an all-age class for Level 1 youth, youth, 13-&-Under and 14-18 youth, Level 1 amateur, Level 1 Select amateur, Select amateur and amateur. The rule change is designed to enhance the showing experience by providing more opportunities for exhibitors in this ever-popular class.

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COLUMBUS, OH - Under normal circumstances, the entire quarter horse industry is abuzz this time of year as we all prepare for the All American Quarter Horse Congress. For so many of us, this is traditionally our favorite time of year! We recognize the announcement to cancel this year’s Congress was such a disappointment.

Tribute Equine Nutrition approached the Ohio Quarter Horse Association with the desire to bring some joy back to October. Together, we partner to launch the 2020 Congress Trainer Award Program – Brought to you by Tribute Equine Nutrition!

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AQHA International launches new virtual educational marketplace clinics to bring American Quarter Horse education to all international membership regions.
AQHA International recognizes that even amid a global pandemic, our members are still eager for educational opportunities to learn more about American Quarter Horse health, riding, anatomy and more. To make education more accessible to international members, AQHA is excited to bring educational resources directly to those members through an online learning platform. This will allow even more AQHA enthusiasts around the globe to engage with AQHA and industry professionals.

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Under new leadership, the Deutsche Quarter Horse Association makes realignment with AQHA a top priority.

In a series of meetings and votes between March and August 2020, the Deutsche Quarter Horse Association (DQHA) membership made clear its intention to take the necessary steps to realign as an affiliate of the American Quarter Horse Association, the world’s largest equine breed organization.

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It’s finally done: on August 18 at 12 a.m., the new DQHA President Thomas Dixon signed the amendment of the statute for the German Quarter Horse Association before a notary. So that, from now on, the "AQHA Breeding Stud Book" will be kept as guideline instead of the previously used ”Original Breeding Stud Book ".

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The 2020 AQHA Select World Championship Show, presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), which was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, is slated to be hosted at the AQHA World Championship Show.

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Today's the day! The 2020 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show begins at 8 a.m. CST.

The Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show is the pinnacle event for American Quarter Horse exhibitors ages 18 and under around the world competing in classes representing halter, English and western disciplines. More than 5,075 entries from the United States and Canada are competing for 42 world championships, 33 Adequan®Level 2 and 39 Nutrena Level 1 championship titles at this year’s event, July 29 -August 8 at OKC Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City.

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The Ohio Quarter Horse Association regretfully announces the cancellation of the 2020 All American Quarter Horse Congress, scheduled for September 29 - October 25. The uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic simply prevents safely moving forward in Columbus Ohio. The well-being of our workers, exhibitors and attendees is our highest priority and based on the information we have today, the risk is simply too great. Thank you for understanding this difficult decision.

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Friday, 24 July 2020 18:04

AQHA Postpones Adequan® Select World

For the safety of exhibitors, spectators and staff, AQHA has postponed the 2020 AQHA Select World Championship Show, presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), which was set for August 31 - September 6.

Due to a number of factors, the AQHA Executive Committee has postponed the 2020 AQHA Select World Championship Show, presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), which was scheduled for August 31 - September 6 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Sunday, 28 June 2020 09:10

New AQHA Classes Available

Six new classes, designed to enhance the member experience, are now available and will be offered at upcoming AQHA-approved shows.

The American Quarter Horse Association launches six new classes, which were member-driven initiatives voted on at past AQHA conventions and on hold pending computer programming. Each class was designed to enhance the showing experience by providing more opportunities for skill development and to build on other classes already offered at shows.

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