About AQHA Pro Horsemen

Learn more about the AQHA Professional Horsemen program.

Professional Horsemen and Horsewomen of the Year
View our Wall of Fame! Past recipients of the AQHA Professional Horseman and Horsewoman of the Year award.

AQHA Youth World Cup
There will be 19 countries represented at the 2018 Youth World Cup to be held June 28 - July 8, 2018 in Bryan/College Station, Texas. This means we need our professional horsemen to provide more horses than every before.

Please download a horse donor form today and help make this the biggest and best Youth World Cup ever!!

2018 Equine Industry Business Workshop
Join us for another informative Equine Industry Business Workshop at the annual AQHA Convention in Jacksonville, Florida!

  • A panel of experts will provide information on CDL regulations and the ELD mandate.
  • 'Modern Nutrition for the Performance Horse' presented by Russell Mueller of Nutrena.  
  • Awards Recognition Concepts (ARC) will be presenting opportunities for Professional Horsemen. 
  • 'Training for the Future: Limp or Lope' presented by Financial Advisor Sam Renken.

In case you missed out on the past workshops, click on the links below to catch-up!

Equine Industry Workshop Part 1 https://youtu.be/OAymLwRomPA

Equine Industry Workshop Part 2 https://youtu.be/qhkWsQ-5N1g

AQHA Professional Horsemen's Crisis Fund

  • Learn about the AQHA Professional Horsemen's Crisis Fund, established to help professionals in time of need. 
  • Find out how to donate to the AQHA Professional Horsemen's Crisis Fund.
  • Start thinking about donating items and services to the Pro Horsemen's Crisis Fund Benefit Online Auction which will be held during the 2018 World Championship Show. Details coming soon!

International Leasing Program Form
AQHA is compiling a list of AQHA Professional Horsemen who have potential horses to lease to international members for the 2018 AQHA world championship shows. To be included in that list, please complete this form and email to international@aqha.org

Code of Ethics
Read the AQHA Professional Horseman Code of Ethics.

Become a Professional Horseman
Membership in the American Quarter Horse Association of Professional Horsemen is a privilege, not a right, and Professional Horsemen are subject to continual review of the Professional Horsemen’s Council and/or the AQHA Executive Committee. Learn how to become a member of the AQHA Professional Horsemen. 

Renew Pro Horseman Membership
Download and complete the Professional Horseman Renewal form to renew your membership.

Order Logoed Apparel
Browse through our selection of Professional Horseman clothing for logoed polo shirts, jackets, 1/4 zip and vest.

List of Professional Horsemen
AQHA is dedicated to helping horse owners find the right trainer for their specific needs, from general training assistance to professionals specializing in specific disciplines, such as cutting, barrel racing, western pleasure, working hunter and racing. Contact AQHA to find a Professional Horsemen in your area.

Team Wrangler
As a joint effort between Wrangler and AQHA, Team Wrangler promotes educational outreach for the horse industry. The 2018-2019 team is as versatile as the American Quarter Horse, comprising top AQHA Professional Horsemen and - women from across the disciplines – from halter to all-around and roping to racing. Meet Team Wrangler 2018 - 2019.

Professional Horsemen Newsletter
Did you miss or have you ever wondered how you could find or read a previous issue of the Professional Horsemen Newsletter? Now you can. Check out the Newsletter archive.