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.

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.
October 16, 2020 | News and Publications , Showing
Daily schedules can help balance out horses’ looks and attitudes.
September 21, 2020 | Showing , The American Quarter Horse Journal
This is how AQHA Professional Horseman Ted Turner gets his horses ready for a multi-judge review at championship shows.