Performance Halter

Performance halter is a class offered to judge conformation and resemblance to the breed ideal. To be eligible to compete in performance halter, a horse must have earned a performance or racing Register of Merit in performance. Separate classes are held for mares, stallions and geldings.

May 03, 2021 | News and Publications , Breeding
These are the leading halter sires of 2020. Find the top bloodlines dominating the halter pen.
April 14, 2021 | News and Publications , Showmanship at Halter
Whether you’re showing in conformation or showmanship, your horse’s halter must fit correctly.
January 19, 2021 | News and Publications , Conformation
Compare these two horses through the eyes of an AQHA Professional Horseman.
December 14, 2020 | Showing , Showing
Troubleshoot the halter horse set-up, leading and showing to the judge with these pro tips.
November 15, 2020 | Showing , Judging
Correct hock angle is a matter of fact and opinion. Judge these six examples of horse conformation and learn how deviations impact horse’s hind leg function.