Halter

Evaluates conformation of the American Quarter Horse as a breed. Halter classes are divided by age and sex. Horses are shown with a leather halter and are traveled before judges so that lameness and quality of movement can be evaluated. Horses are judged on balance, structural correctness, breed and sex characteristics and degree of muscling. Of these, balance is the most important.

May 23, 2022 | News and Publications , Grooming
Customize the forelock to flatter your halter horse’s head.
May 10, 2022 | Showing , Breeding and foal care
These are the leading halter sires of 2021. Find the top bloodlines dominating the halter pen.
April 29, 2022 | News and Publications , Showmanship
AQHA Professional Horsewoman Kathy Smallwood troubleshoots common mistakes with banding, poorly fitted halters and dirty, dusty horses.
March 28, 2022 | Showing , Showing
Troubleshoot the halter horse set-up, leading and showing to the judge with these pro tips.
March 16, 2022 | News and Publications , Judging
Good conformation in a horse starts with structure and balance. An expert in equine conformation shows the ideals in Quarter Horse conformation.

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