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                                Maryland State Quarter Horse Association 

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Welcome to the Maryland State Quarter Horse Association!

Mission Statement: 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.

The Maryland State Quarter Horse Association:

· Is the official affiliate of the American Quarter Horse Association

· Sponsors AQHA horse shows, novice shows and organized trail rides

· Sponsors Breeder Incentive and Open Futurities

· Sends a youth team to Congress

· Assists the Maryland State Quarter Horse Youth Association (MSQHYA)



MSQHA Trail Challenge & a C&O Canal trail ride:

A judged trail challenge and a relaxing trail ride on the C&O canal are both to take place in September 2016. The trail challenge is September 10th with our judge Julie Talbert. This ride will be in remembrance of 9/11. Trail challenge flyer and class list below:


Our fourth annual trail ride is on September 25th in Williamsport, Md. Flyer below for more information.



MSQHA Quarter Horse Show is coming up in August during the Howard County Fair. This year it is on a Saturday. Hope to see you! Class list on events page.


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


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 who showed integrity, kindness, selflessness, and perseverance.

Walter Hughes Award Nomination Form