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American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA)

Founded in 1940, AQHA is an organization committed to the promotion and preservation of the American quarter horse. The association provides educational programs, sponsors races and keeps the official registry for the horses.

1600 Quarter Horse Drive
Amarillo, Texas 79104-3406
United States

Mailing Address
PO Box 200
Amarillo, Texas 79168
United States

Main Phone:
(806) 376-4811
(806) 349-6411


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Trent Taylor
Treasurer and Chief Operating Officer
Carl Mullins
Chief Publications Officer
Craig Huffhines
Executive Vice President
Chad Pierce
General Counsel
Robin Brooks
Administrative Assistant
Jen Perkins
Director of Racing
Brent Davison
Chief Foundation Officer
Lauren Walsh
Chief Marketing Officer
Pete Kyle
Chief Show Officer
American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) News
All American Ruidoso Downs ownership change is approved
30 Jan 2023
The New Mexico Racing Commission granted the ownership transfer to Johnny Trotter pending approval of the state's Gaming Control Board. read more »

Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs celebrates successful meet
1 Dec 2016
From 10 September through 12 November, the American Quarter Horse Association carried out a racing season for the seventh consecutive year. read more »

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