Animal Welfare and Advocacy

Find more information about the animal advocacy programs and outreach offered through the American Quarter Horse Association and learn how you can get involved in benefiting the welfare of horses everywhere.

September 11, 2023 | News and Publications , Horse Health and care
The American Quarter Horse Association is implementing a new rule regarding mandatory necropsies and responsible parties for on-site equine incidences at all AQHA-approved events.
August 16, 2023 | News and Publications , Rules
The American Quarter Horse Association is implementing new penalty levels of offense regarding inhumane treatment violations.
May 03, 2023 | News and Publications , Ranching events and shows
AQHA Executive Committee approves recommended rule changes from the AQHA Animal Welfare Commission.
November 28, 2022 | News and Publications , Genetic testing
New genetic health online resources and testing for myosin-heavy chain myopathy help owners care for their American Quarter Horses.
July 25, 2022 | News and Publications , Professional Horsemen's Association program
AQHA will host two online auctions during the Ford AQHYA World Championship Show.