50-Year Breeders

AQHA honors breeders who have dedicated their livelihoods to maintaining the integrity of the American Quarter Horse breed with the 50-year Legacy and cumulative breeder awards.

April 13, 2020 | News and Publications , Ranching
The American Quarter Horse breeders who most recently hit their 50th cumulative or consecutive year of breeding the world’s most versatile horse will be honored in 2021.
January 26, 2020 | News and Publications , Stallion Care
Quarter Horse racing and the famed stallion Jet Of Honor propelled these breeders.
January 23, 2020 | News and Publications , Awards and recognition
These breeders have had American Quarter Horses longer than Canada has had the maple leaf on its flag.
January 22, 2020 | News and Publications , Stallion Care
The race fans aren't afraid of hard work.
January 20, 2020 | News and Publications , Ranching
These North Dakota ranchers focus on raising horses that owners could love and enjoy.
January 17, 2020 | News and Publications , Registering/transfer
The 50-year AQHA breeder from Michigan, Larry Lloyd Krieger, likes a halter horse that can perform under saddle.
January 16, 2020 | News and Publications , Stallion Care
The Mississippi breeder and veterinarian has worked on horses from the ground up.
January 15, 2020 | News and Publications , Stallion Care
The Kansas breeders followed Guy Ray Rutland's advice: Raise a good-looking horse that can run.
January 14, 2020 | News and Publications , Ranching
The Matador Ranch in Matador, Texas, has been raising American Quarter Horses to use on the ranch for 50 years.
January 13, 2020 | News and Publications , Ranching
AQHA 50-year breeder Howard E. Kalahar of Iowa created a legacy as his family continues to breed American Quarter Horses.