AZ Quarter Horse Association

Promoting the American Quarter Horse in Sport & Recreation

Serving All Quarter Horse Enthusiasts:

• Youth Riders • Amateur Competitors • Quarter Horse Owners • Horse Professionals

Become A Member

• Earn Points for Year End Awards • Receive the Arizona Quarter Horse Magazine

Arizona's Source for Quarter Horse Shows and Events

Get Involved

The AzQHA is looking for individuals with an interest in horses and horse activities to assist various committees throughout the State. We would like your input, ideas and hands to help in many different areas of our growing organization.

AzQHA programs benefit all horse breeds and disciplines by sponsoring youth programs, trail rides, shows, and educational seminars.

 

2017 SUN CIRCUIT MOVES TO MARCH

The Arizona Quarter Horse Association announces today that the Sun Circuit show will be moving to March 4th thru the12th in 2017. The show has experienced scheduling difficulties at the West World facility in January due to the premier auto auction, Barrett-Jackson, occurring at the facility in the same time frame. After many difficult discussions in regards to the ongoing conflict at the facility the Sun Circuit Over Sight Committee recommended the change to the board, who, then approved. READ FULL ARTICLE

 

AzQHA  Awards

AzQHA awards 6 Saddles to the Year End All-Around high-point horses in the following divisions: Open (Jr or Sr), Amateur, Select, Novice Amateur, Youth 18 & Under, and Novice Youth. Buckles are awarded to Single Day Show winners. We also present buckles to AZQHA Year End Champion  in each class with awards through third place.

Read more and view eligibility.


2016 EMO Western States Championship Show

AzQHA and PCQHA are pleased to introduce a new show which will be held at the South Point Casino and Resort in Las Vegas, July 6-10, 2016. This is a regular 4 judge AQHA show with special championship classes, although no novice classes are offered. Visit westernstateschampionship.org to read all about it.

 

 medals-vert2016 Sun Circuit Shines Bright Despite a Rainy Start

…….But even the rain soaked start of the show could not dampen the spirits of exhibitors. They were here to get their show year started off with a bang. Class numbers remained strong the first few days, and were positively huge as the week progressed. Beyond the competition, it seemed like there was something fun going on at all times: parties, special events, free clinics, prize give aways. WestWorld was abuzz the entire time…..Read Full Article

 

Check Out the 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees

Al Dunning and Expensive Hobby have been added to the View Now

 

Upcoming Shows and Events

MARCH 3-6       NEW DATES  SAQHA “SHAMROCK” QUARTER HORSE SHOW
Location: Horseshoe Park Queen Creek, AZ
Contact: Carol Whittaker- 520-907-8286 or www.saqha.org

MARCH 19-20    AzQHA TRAIL RIDE AND TRAIL CHALLENGE
Location: Tonot Mtn Ranch Contact Carol Belmore – email tontomtn@gmail.com

APRIL  9 &10   AzQHA TRAIL RIDE AND TRAIL CHALLENGE
Location: Tonto Mtn Ranch Contact Carol Belmore – email tontomtn@gmail.com

 MAY 7       AzQHA AQHA SCHOLARSHIP CIRCUIT #2- NO BLING ARENA 5 &5A
Location: Westworld, Scottsdale, AZ Contact:  AzQHA office at 623-869-8037

MAY 14 &15     AzQHA TRAIL RIDE AND TRAIL CHALLENGE
Location: Tonto Mtn Ranch Contact Carol Belmore – email tontomtn@gmail.com

JUNE 8-12      SONOITA QUARTER HORSE SHOW
June 8th is Versatility Ranch Horse Show