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.

September 27, 2023 | News and Publications , Quarter Racing Journal
The 2023 National Youth Racing Experience allows AQHYA members a first-hand glimpse into the American Quarter Horse racing industry.
September 26, 2023 | News and Publications , Regional Championships
American Quarter Horse Association affiliates wrap up the 2023 AQHA Regional Championships series.
September 22, 2023 | News and Publications , Leveling program
AQHA leveling point ranges for 2024 are now available online.
September 12, 2023 | News and Publications , Shows
Enter the Nutrena AQHA World Championship Show by 5 p.m. on Friday, September 15, to avoid late fees.
September 12, 2023 | News and Publications , Working Western Rail
Working Western Rail series returns with $35,000 in added money and two trophy saddles at the 2023 Nutrena AQHA and Adequan® Select World Championship Shows and the All American Quarter Horse Congress.


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.