Thank you to our sponsors

This week we are featuring

Thank You!

Generous Sponsors of the Canadian National Quarter Horse Show

here is a complete list of all our 2013 sponsors

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It's time to renew your Memberships to be
Eligible for the 2014 Year End
click here for full membership application. Your benefits include:
  • Year end award eligibility
  • Reduced rates on Western Horse Review publication
  • Insurance at our shows
  • Classified ads on website


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Shannon Burwash Memorial Award Established

for all the details....click here

Don't forget to complete your pre-registration form for the RANGE ROUND UP. You must include a copy of registration papers for each horse as well as exhibitors AQHA memberships

Show secretary:
Excel Associates Show Management
5398 Aspen Avenue
Erie, CO 80516
PH: 303 828-3822
FAX: 303 828-4099


Trainers Challenge

In an effort to promote Canada's elite horse training talent and get our
youth "Back In The Saddle" Rocking Heart Ranch Ltd. is looking for 'up and
coming' horse trainers to take part in our second annual Rocking Heart
Ranch Colt Starting Challenge and Sale 2.0 being held at the Taber Agriplex
in Taber, Alberta on August 16th, 2014.

Trainer applications will be taken
until May 6th, 2014. We are also looking for 4-H members to help mock judge
the event which includes a free lunch and a chance at winning a 2014
weanling colt (4-H participants exclusive for the colt draw). Applications
for trainers, sponsors, and 4-H participants are available on our website
at www.rockingheartranchltd.com . The winning trainer will take home a
first place prize of $5000, second place a team roper stenciled saddle, and
third place a trophy buckle.

Admission is free with several substantial
draws for the general public including a weekend package for two to
Waterton Lakes National Park. There is a Western Style trade fair offering
everything from horse trailers to the latest fashions in Ladies Western

Last year’s winner was Jaquelene See from Edson, AB, reserve champion Maria Michel, Revelstoke, BC, and third place Terrel Oler, Canyon, BC.
For more information visit the website at www.rockingheartranchltd.com or
call Marc Garner at 403-330-5958.

2014 QHAA BATTLE OF THE BREEDS is looking for new members!!!

Every September during the Masters weekend at Spruce Meadows (2nd weekend in September) the QHAA
team of 4 horses and 4 riders compete at the BATTLE OF THE BREEDS. During this competition the
Quarter Horse Team competes against various other breeds in jumping, driving, barrels, speed trail and compulsory events. During the 5-day competition, the team competes for cash prizes and enjoys the camaraderie and the special atmosphere of Spruce Meadows.

For more information on this event, please contact Doris Heintz 403-652-7452.

2014 Membership Forms

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Save the Date!


Saturday, November 1, 2014

Black Knight Inn, Red Deer

More details to follow.



September 30 - October 5, 2014

2014 Provincial Qualification Deadline - June 30, 2014

To qualify provincially for the 2014 Novice Championaship Show, you must complete the following:

-Must be an Alberta resident

-Must hold a current premium membership (amateur or youth) with the  Quarter Horse Association of Alberta and be a member in good standing

-Must submit a letter of intent to the QHAA board of directors by June 30, 2013, for approval by the QHAA Novice Championship Show Committee.

- Letters of intent must be submitted in a letter to the QHAA and email. Letters of intent must include exhibitor name, AQHA membership number as well as the name of the horse(s) and their AQHA number(s) and the class(s) to participated in.

-Successful candidates will receive an invitation from AQHA


click here for the latest info from AQHA on their database update

Check out our new FREE Membership....you can be an associate member for FREE....this means you get all our membership bulletins and news, on time, ahead of time.....Now, don't waste time, just email for your 2013 associate membership and join the QHAA for free!

Our 2012 Year End Awards have been posted on our site. Congratulations to all the great horses ..... MORE>>

Congratulations to our Alberta World Show sucess stories....more

Do you need to sell some tack or a horse....why not use the QHAA website? Contact us

New Equipment Rules and Fines/Penalties in effect Nov 1st. in effect for the World show. Go to:

for full information

A Novice Exhibitor at all our Alberta shows can ride any non-owned registered American Quarter Horse in a Novice Class

or go to our Contact Us page and make a comment!

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Mark your calendars........
2014 AGM &Yearend awards banquet Saturday, Nov 1, 2014 Black Knight Inn
red Deer, AB

2014 AQHA Handbook

The 2014 AQHA Handbook is available go Click here for info

The QHAA is happy to recognize the sponsorship of the Canadian Quarter Horse Association and MBNA of Canada. This sponsorship is possible through AQHA grants.

MBNA Canada, sponsor of the QHAA

for link click here

for link click here

Chinook show
Amateur Horsemanship at the 2012 Chinook show in Ponoka. For all show results click here

Zip That Cadillac, Jr Trail @ the Wildrose Circuit, 2012 Zip That Cadillac, Jr Trail @ the 2012 Wildrose Circuit 2012....for all results click here

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