Equestrian Sports and Activities

From equestrian sports, leisure activities and fitness to professional equestrian activities and services and ranching, there are a wide array of opportunities with American Quarter Horses.

March 11, 2023 | News and Publications , The American Quarter Horse Journal
The inaugural The American Performance Horseman, featuring American Quarter Horses, saw individual and team winners.
March 10, 2023 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
AQHA is partnering with Better Barrel Races to offer more opportunities for barrel racers at the 2023 BBR World Finals.
March 10, 2023 | News and Publications , Ranching
Burnett Ranches LLC is named the 2022 Top Money-Earning Ranching Heritage Breeder of the Year.
March 09, 2023 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
The American Quarter Horse Association announces new qualifying options at alliance events to allow barrel racing competitors additional ways to qualify for the Farnam AQHA World Championship Show.
March 06, 2023 | News and Publications , Rodeo
Teton Ridge launches innovative western equine sports event to debut March 10 at Globe Life Field during The American Rodeo 2023.


Guide to Showing American Quarter Horses
Get the most out of showing your American Quarter Horse with this handy guide.
Training Your Horse for a Better Relationship with Curt Pate
Horseman Curt Pate outlines his top 10 training tips: spook proofing, catching a horse, calming a nervous horse, proper flexion, ground work, appropriate tack and much more.
Vaquero Horse Training Tips
Learn the keys to vaquero horsemanship and the gear essential to vaquero training, including the snaffle bit, hackamore, two-rein and spade bit.
Competitive Horse Judging Manual
Develop a keen eye and a talent for judging horses.
The Need for Speed: Barrel Racing and Pole Bending
Fine tune your barrel racing and pole bending patterns with training tips, exercises and drills from expert horsemen.