AQHA Horseback Riding Program - Quarter Horse Division

Earn horseback riding points - and great prizes - while you enjoy the trails with your registered American Quarter Horse.

 

The AQHA Horseback Riding Program's Quarter Horse division, sponsored by SmartPak, Weaver Leather and Montana Silversmith is designed to reward AQHA and AQHYA members who spend time riding American Quarter Horses.

Enroll in the Horseback Riding Program's Quarter Horse division today, and earn great rewards for the time you spend in the saddle.

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Qualifications and Rules for the Quarter Horse Division:

Once you enroll in the Quarter Horse division, sponsored by SmartPak, Weaver Leather and Montana Silversmith simply log the hours you spend riding your American Quarter Horse. As you move up through 15 thresholds - from 25 to 5,000 hours - you earn attractive awards and the opportunity to purchase a Wrangler denim jacket reserved exclusively for participants. The awards series culminates at 5,000 hours with a Montana Silversmiths silver buckle customized for the Horseback Riding Program.

  • Must maintain AQHA, AQHYA or Amateur membership.
  • One-time $35 enrollment fee.
  • Log hours riding.  On official log sheets (one sheet per horse), log hours riding, pleasure driving or doing ground activities, including training, showing and/or exercising (does not include grooming, feeding or health maintenance).
  • May ride more than one American Quarter Horse; rider does not have to own the horse.
  • The horse(s) must be registered with AQHA. The registered name and registration number of the horse must be listed on the log sheet.
  • Separate log sheets must be used for each horse.  Time should be logged in hour
  • Please remember that the deadline to turn in your hourly log sheets is December 31 of the current year.
  • One AQHA membership is equal to one enrollment. If both members of a joint account would like to participate in the Horseback Riding Program, one of the two will need a separate membership.  
  • AQHA reserves the right to make any changes in the awards that are given. Awards are not retroactive. Some award item patterns and colors may vary.

Enroll in the AQHA Horseback Riding Program's Quarter Horse division today, and watch the rewards roll in!

Log Your Hours

There are two ways to log your hours. Log frequently to receive rewards sooner!

  1. Download the American Quarter Horse Hourly Log Sheet and mail to AQHA by December 31 each year. To receive your awards sooner, send your log sheets every month or log your hours online.
  2. Submit or view your hours online. Use the AQHA or AQHYA membership ID number you entered on the Horseback Riding Program enrollment form and your personal identification number.

Rewards

U.S. Quarter Horse Division presented by Nutrena

 

 25 Hours  
  • Enrollment patch 
  • Professional's Choice bucket strap
 50 Hours  
  •  $25 gift card from Noble Outfitters
 100 Hours  hat
  •  Logoed baseball cap
 250 Hours  
  • Horseback Riding Program shirt
  • 250-hour patch 
 500 Hours  
  • $25 gift card from SmartPak 
  • 500 hour patch 
 750 Hours  
  •  $25 gift card from Noble Outfitters 
  • Professional's Choice grooming product
1,000 Hours     
  •   Professional's Choice folding feeder
 1,500 Hours  
  • $50 gift card from Noble Outfitters 
  • 1,500-hour patch
 2,000 Hours  
  •  Professional's Choice front saddle bag
 2,500 Hours  
  • $50 gift card from Noble Outfitters
  • 2,500-hour patch
 3,000 Hours  Professional's Choice carry-all bag
  •  Professional's Choice carry-all bag (contents not included)
 3,500 Hours  
  • $50 gift card for SmartPak 
  • 3,500-hour patch
 4,000 Hours  
  •  Professional's Choice saddle pad
 4,500 Hours  
  • $25 gift card from SmartPak 
  • $25 gift card from Noble Outfitters
  • 4,500-hour patch
 5,000 Hours  
  • Montana Silversmith buckle 
  • Certificate of Completion 

 

International Quarter Horse Division

 

 25 Hours    
  • Enrollment patch 
  • Professional's Choice bucket strap
 100 Hours  
  • Professional's Choice bell boots
  • Horseback Riding Program shirt
 250 Hours  
  • 250-hour patch
  • Professional's Choice hay bag
 500 Hours  
  • 500-hour patch
  • Professional's Choice bucket strap with tote
1,000 Hours   
  •  Professional's Choice Sports Medicine boots
 1,500 Hours  
  • 1,500-hour patch
  • Professional's Choice front saddle bag
 2,500 Hours  
  • 2,500-hour patch
  • Professional's Choice trailer caddy
 3,500 Hours  Professional's Choice carry-all bag
  • 3,500-hour patch
  • Professional's Choice carry-all bag (contents not included)
 4,500 Hours  
  • 4,500-hour patch
  • Professional's Choice saddle pad
 5,000 Hours  
  • Custom Montana Silversmiths belt buckle
  • Certificate of completion

  

 

Jean Jacket

Horseback Riding Program participants can purchase the exclusive Horseback Riding Program denim jacket to display your achievement patches. Call the AQHA Recreational Riding department at 806-376-4811 to order your jacket.