50-Year Breeders

AQHA honors breeders who have dedicated their livelihoods to maintaining the integrity of the American Quarter Horse breed with the 50-year Legacy and cumulative breeder awards.

September 17, 2021 | ,
Looking back on a life with horses – some of which have gone onto be hunter-jumpers or barrel horses – it’s a life well lived.
September 17, 2021 | ,
Though their ages have caused both of them to step back from the daily grind, their love for the horse business remains as strong as ever.
September 16, 2021 | ,
Laura cherishes the Legacy award that has capped her family’s half-century career.
September 16, 2021 | ,
From 51 colt crops, K-State has produced 480 foals, including eight AQHA Register of Merit earners.
September 15, 2021 | ,
The Ohio natives bred their first foal in 1968, and have owned and enjoyed horses for more than 50 years.
September 15, 2021 | ,
Kenneth continues the tradition of breeding good using horses today, and has now registered horses for 50 years.
September 14, 2021 | ,
The Wildmans expanded their breeding operation to meet demand and, at its peak, registered up to 15 foals a year, with more than 150 foals registered over half a century.
September 14, 2021 | ,
While the Corrals are currently paring down their breeding stock, they have no plans to quit altogether.
September 13, 2021 | ,
Ron, of Westbrook, Minnesota, is 78 now and has been raising Quarter Horses since his 20s.
September 13, 2021 | ,
To date, Harold along with the help of his family, has produced 889 foals.