Judges the horse on movements, mastery of a prescribed maneuver and attitude as he is guided through one of 15 AQHA patterns. The horse is required to perform a number of stops, spins, rollbacks, lead changes and circles at a lope. The horse should be willing to be guided with little or no resistance.


October 01, 2021 | News and Publications , Training
“The Last Cowboy” star Matt Mills shares pro tips to improve your reining circle scores.
July 16, 2021 | News and Publications , Ranch Trail
King Ranch’s breeding program produces its first bred and owned AQHA world champion, Coronel Del Rancho. 
June 18, 2021 | Showing , Recreational riding
These American Quarter Horse stallions have brought their owner decades of joy.
June 04, 2021 | News and Publications , Ranching
Good for reining, cutting or doing fence work, this training drill allows a horse to get his physical and mental game tuned in.
June 04, 2021 | News and Publications , AQHA affiliates
What do South Africa’s Big Five and AQHA have in common? Find out by joining us on a “safari” with a young aspiring South African professional American Quarter Horse trainer and enthusiast.