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Foundation Awards 39 Equine-Assisted Activities & Therapies Grants

In 2020, the American Quarter Horse Foundation awarded more than $132,000 in grants to Equine-Assisted Activities & Therapies centers.

A Family Affair

Hannah Hughes of Fort Scott, Kansas, was awarded the American Quarter Horse Foundation’s Farm & Ranch Heritage Scholarship in 2019.

Rice Family and Taylor Support Our Youth

The Youth Activities Scholarship was awarded for the first time at the 2020 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show in August.

Foundation Staff Chris Sitz

Chris Sitz Chief Foundation Officer ...

Charles Graham

Graham is a distinguished veterinarian and breeder and respected industry leader.

Show Your Support with a Specialty License Plate

Join the Texas drivers who support the American Quarter Horse Foundation with American Quarter Horse specialty license plates.

Christine Sitz Named Interim American Quarter Horse Foundation Officer

The American Quarter Horse Foundation names Christine Sitz as interim chief Foundation officer.

Apply for an American Quarter Horse Foundation Scholarship

The deadline to apply for an American Quarter Horse Foundation scholarship is December 1, 2020.

Emergent Research

The Foundation invites the application of research proposals with emphasis on featured topics that promote the welfare and wellbeing of the American Quarter Horse.

My Road to the First Youth Activities Scholarship

The first recipient of a new American Quarter Horse Foundation scholarship challenges other youth members to apply.

Board of Trustees

The American Quarter Horse Foundation Board of Trustees is the governing board of the Foundation. Trustees are elected at the annual meeting of the Board of Directors of the American Quarter Horse...

Foundation Council

The American Quarter Horse Foundation's Council Members

Billy Allen

Since he started competing in AQHA events, Billy has earned 11 world championships in heading, heeling, reining, working cow horse and halter.

2019 Foundation Annual Report is Available Online

The American Quarter Horse Foundation has released the 2019 Foundation Annual Report.

Virtual National Day of the Cowboy

Save the date for Amarillo’s celebration of National Day of the Cowboy on July 25, which will be held virtually due to local coronavirus mandates.

National Day of the Cowboy

The American Quarter Horse Foundation’s virtual celebration of the National Day of the Cowboy was a success.

Update From Chief Foundation Officer Dr. Anna Morrison

Dr. Anna Morrison, chief Foundation officer, shares an update on the American Quarter Horse Foundation.

Foundation Awards First Youth Activities Scholarship

The American Quarter Horse Foundation awards the first Youth Activities Scholarship at the 2020 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show.

American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum

The American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum will remain closed through 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic to protect the safety of visitors and staff.

Old Sorrel

El Alazan Viejo. It translates as “the old sorrel.” The stallion without an official name was the cornerstone of the King Ranch’s breeding program.