The American Quarter Horse Journal: November-December 2023

Dive into the latest issue, available exclusively to AQHA members.



















Out West, Way Back East
Creek Plantation takes the AQHA Best Remuda Award.

Decking the Halls
Top Deck left a line that fills the Hall of Fame.

Grand XIT
With culinary projects and a performance-horse breeding program in addition to traditional ranching enterprises, the XIT Ranch is finding its way in a new century.

The Life of Riley
AQHYA Past President Riley Smith uses what he learned working with horses in his acting and music careers. 

How the Mixer Horse became the symbol for all that is AQHA and why it's still relevant.

In the Pink
These barrel racing stallion incentive programs are helping to grow the industry.

Horses and youth exhibitors picked up a long-standing traditions and started legacies of their own at the 2023 AQHYA World Championship Show.

With Guns Blazing
A clean and brilliant effort gave Cowboys Gun Z victory in the 2023 All-American Futurity.

Editor's Note
Just One Horse

A lifelong passion plus a love for the cowboy lifestyle fuel artist Tim Cox.

Ranch Writing
An Englishman forges his destiny in Texas, but it was not to be long-lived.

Positive Attitude
Don't let anyone dim your dream.

Life With Horses
Life with horses sometimes takes us by surprise.

Horse Health
Brock Veterinary Clinic attacks navicular syndrome in horses.

Bits & Spurs
AQHA news, horse tips and short stories

Sage Remarks
A closing thought

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