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Bringing Quarter Horse Enthusiasts Together

AQHA UK’s Mission Statement

  • To promote the breeding and use of the American Quarter Horse in the United Kingdom
  • To provide beneficial services for its members that enhance and encourage American Quarter Horse ownership and participation
  • To generate growth of AQHA UK membership via the marketing, promotion, advertising and publicity of the American Quarter Horse
  • To encourage young people to participate in equestrian based sport using the American Quarter Horse
  • To promote educational programmes and materials that improve horsemanship skills and the welfare of the American Quarter Horse.

If you only ever have one horse, make it an American Quarter Horse…

 

The American Quarter Horse evolved when the bloodlines of horses brought to the new country were mixed. Foundation American Quarter Horse stock originated from Arab, Barb and Turk breeds shipped to the Americas by Spanish explorers and traders. Selected stallions and mares from these herds were crossed with horses which arrived from England and Ireland in the early 1600s, horses such as quality English Thoroughbreds and the tough Irish Hobby.

It would run a quarter of a mile faster than any horse ever….

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