Equestrian Sports and Activities

From equestrian sports, leisure activities and fitness to professional equestrian activities and services and ranching, there are a wide array of opportunities with American Quarter Horses.

February 29, 2024 | News and Publications , Ranching
Qualifying information has been announced for the 2025 AQHA VRH World; AQHA RHC Finals; AQHA Cattle Level 1 Championships; and NRSHA National Championships.
February 15, 2024 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
A complete list of barrel races graded for 2024 has been announced by BRIA, which has developed a system to grade barrel races that are consistently recognized as the highest level and quality of competition.
February 05, 2024 | News and Publications , World shows
Don’t miss your opportunity to enter the 2024 AQHA Level 1 Championships.
January 05, 2024 | News and Publications , Shows
AQHA and APHA are hosting the European Show Seminar February 24-25 in Germany.
December 06, 2023 | News and Publications , Rodeo
Fame Fire Rocks delivers college cowgirl to first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo.


Guide to Showing American Quarter Horses
Get the most out of showing your American Quarter Horse with this handy guide.
Training Your Horse for a Better Relationship with Curt Pate
Horseman Curt Pate outlines his top 10 training tips: spook proofing, catching a horse, calming a nervous horse, proper flexion, ground work, appropriate tack and much more.
Vaquero Horse Training Tips
Learn the keys to vaquero horsemanship and the gear essential to vaquero training, including the snaffle bit, hackamore, two-rein and spade bit.
Competitive Horse Judging Manual
Develop a keen eye and a talent for judging horses.
The Need for Speed: Barrel Racing and Pole Bending
Fine tune your barrel racing and pole bending patterns with training tips, exercises and drills from expert horsemen.