Promoting and encouraging the ownership of the world’s most versatile athlete, the American Quarter Horse.

Established in 1978, the TQHA is the largest American Quarter Horse Association Affiliate.

Racing

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TQHA leads the way with innovative and lucrative programs that include one of the richest Quarter Horse races in the world, the Texas Classic Futurity.

Showing

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The TQHA promotes Texas Amateur, Open, and Youth exhibitors as well as our Regional Texas affiliates in ownership and activity of American Quarter Horses.

Youth

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There is something for everyone with the TQHYA! Offering programs to fit all levels... from Novice to World Champions.

Barrel Racing

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TQHA incentive events that reflect the amazing stallions that are a part of our program.
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Membership

Why join TQHA?


Searching for a close-knit community of like-minded Quarter Horse owners that embrace the versatility of the American Quarter Horse? Join TQHA the largest AQHA affiliate and your advocate promoting & protecting the interest of American Quarter Horses in the great state of Texas.

Your membership includes:
  • Eligibility to compete in TQHA Shows
  • Year-end awards program/ saddle series
  • Texas Futurity & Derby Races added money/incentives
  • Stallion programs for Race and Barrel
  • ATB Incentive Program
  • World Show Teams
  • Nyatt & Congress for Youth
  • Foundation Scholarships
  • Youth Race Experience
  • Discount in ATB fees
  • Participation in TQHA races (Sale Futurity/Texas Classic)
  • Legislative Representation
  • And so much more!
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Fun facts about our contributions and impact we’ve made

2,547,385

Estimated ATB Awards in 2021

2,300

Active TQHA Members

293,000

Scholarship dollars awarded to youth since 2001

Become a TQHA Member Today

Join TQHA, the largest AQHA affiliate and your advocate promoting & protecting the interest of American Quarter Horses in the great state of Texas.