Skip to main content
Add Me To Your Mailing List

Save

Save
Save
Save
Save
Save
Save

News / Articles

AQHA Fact Sheet

 | Published on 9/18/2017
2017 AQHA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
President – Ralph Seekins of Fairbanks, Alaska First Vice President – Dr. Jim Heird of College Station, Texas Second Vice President – Stan Weaver of Big Sandy, Montana Member – Butch Wise of El Reno, Oklahoma Member – Norman Luba of Louisville, Kentucky
AQHA EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT – Craig Huffhines
AQHA
    Established – March 1940, Fort Worth, Texas     AQHA International Headquarters – Amarillo, Texas
Membership
    2016 AQHA Membership – 253,579     2016 American Quarter Horse Youth Association Membership – 22,403
Transfers & Registration
    Horses Registered by AQHA since 1940 – nearly 6 million worldwide     2016 Registrations – 75,904     2016 Transfers – 115,864
Programs
Ride Program – provides noncompetitive, recreational riding events for AQHA members and nonmembers.
    2016 Participants –1,629     2016 Hosting Affiliates – 10     2016 Rides – 24
Horseback Riding Program – members log hours spent horseback and earn various awards.
 
American Quarter Horse Division: o    2016 Enrollees – 16,127 o    2016 Awards Given – 2,375 o    Total Hours Ridden – 453,037
All Breeds Division: o    2016 Enrollees – 2,497 o    2016 Awards Given – 632 o    Total Hours Ridden – 76,825