Recent Updates 

We offer plenty of events including our annual tack swap, trail rides, competitive trail rides, clinics, and horse shows. At the end of each year, we have a pot luck dinner and meeting. 

Fill out form below if you know someone that shows good sportsmanship qualities for a chance to win an award. This is in memory of the accomplished horseman, Walter Hughes.

MSQHA Trail Challenge: 
A judged trail challenge is offered on September 10th with our judge Julie Talbert. This ride will be in remembrance of 9/11. Wear your Red, White, and Blue. Contact Kim Hiett or Vickie Hiett for more details. Go to our events page to find the class list for this event.

C&O Canal trail ride:

Take a relaxing trail ride on the historic C&O canal. This is our fourth annual trail ride on the canal. This year we will have it on Sunday September 25th in Williamsport, Maryland. Find out more details below. Contact Vickie or Kim Hiett for details.


A co-youth advisor is needed to serve as assistant to youth advisor. If anyone is interested in filling position, please contact Sabrina Ginn at

Our Quarter Horse Show is Saturday August 13th during the Howard County Fair. Hope to see you there! Fair class list is available. Contact Ashley Schaeffer.

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The purpose of our association is to improve and promote the American Quarter Horse breed and stimulate the sale, breeding, exhibition, general use and enjoyment of the Quarter Horse. We encourage educational, social, recreational, and competitive participation. The Maryland State Quarter Horse Association fosters future development of the American Quarter horse through the support of the Youth Association.

MSQHA sponsors horse shows, novice shows, trail rides, competitive trail rides, and clinics.