AQHA Disciplinary Actions

These are the current violations of AQHA animal welfare, unsportsmanlike conduct, and medication rules, as well as other AQHA rules.
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AQHA Disciplinary Actions

The above is a list of individuals disciplined for violation of AQHA animal welfare, unsportsmanlike conduct and/or medication rules. AQHA has established a penalty system in which the lengths of suspension or probation, as well as other penalties and fines, are determined by the severity of the offense, multiple offenses or previous suspension history of the offender. This list shows the start date of the violator’s suspension/probation and the AQHA rule that was violated.

AQHA Racing Medication Awards and Publicity Policy

The American Quarter Horse Association has policies concerning awards and publicity of horses and trainers with racing medication positives for a Class 1 substance, Class 2 substance,  albuterol, clenbuterol, any prohibited substances in the presiding jurisdiction, or any medications other than those defined by the Association of Racing Commissioners International (ARCI) as being a controlled therapeutic medication. 

Overview of AQHA Policy

Horses Ineligible for 2019 Awards and Publicity: These horses have been identified as ineligible for 2019 AQHA media coverage and awards, based on the AQHA Racing Medication Awards and Publicity Policy. Horses marked with an asterisk (*) indicate a medication positive ruling was received for the horse and trainer.  Horse List

Trainers Ineligible for 2019 Awards and Publicity: These trainers have been identified as ineligible for 2019 AQHA media coverage and awards, based on the AQHA Racing Medication Awards and Publicity Policy.  Trainer List