2017 AQHA Photo Contest Winners Unveiled

Purchase a 2017 AQHA Calendar or one of the photos on exhibit just in time for the holidays.

American Quarter Horse Association

Purchase your calendar at Quarter Horse Outfitters!

The 2017 American Quarter Horse Association Calendar, filled with photos taken by AQHA members, is available now at Quarter Horse Outfitters. The calendar’s unveiling also marks the opening of the American Quarter Horse Photography Show & Sale, featuring photos in the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum.

Earlier in the year, AQHA hosted a photo contest, encouraging all AQHA members to submit photos of an American Quarter Horse. More than 490 entries were received, and AQHA and American Quarter Horse Hall Fame & Museum staff selected 78 to be displayed October 28 - November 26 in the 2016 AQHA Photography Show & Sale at the museum. This is the second year member photography has been featured in an exhibit at the Hall of Fame & Museum.

The staff also selected 60 photos to fill the pages of the 2017 AQHA Calendar. This is the sixth year AQHA members have contributed photos to the calendar.

The top monthly photos featured are:

  • January – Paige Quarterman, Bloomville, Ohio
  • February – Gena Loper, Post Falls, Idaho
  • March – Angela Bieber, Bowdle, South Dakota
  • April – Jan Wiggins, Kennewick, Washington
  • May – Astrid von Krenski, Gainesville, Texas
  • June – Kellie Pierson-Geddes, Connell, Washington
  • July – Rachel Reilly, Cresco, Iowa
  • August – Julia Pezold, Ashland, Illinois
  • September –Kathie Rocheleau, Rugby, North Dakota
  • October – Erica McCrary, Aubrey, Texas
  • November – Jackie Bishop, Ogallala
  • December – Pamela Bishop, Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico
  • Cover – Kathleen Nicholson, Gillette, Wyoming
  • Inside Cover – Erin Patterson, Gilman, Iowa

Purchase your calendar at Quarter Horse Outfitters. The AQHA Calendar also makes a great gift for Christmas!  

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