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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.

Our fourth annual trail ride is on September 25th in Williamsport, Md. Please check out the events page for more details & flyer.

MSQHA Trail/Horsemanship/Showmanship Clinic:

On Saturday 
April 16th we will be holding a clinic featuring Alex Falk and Amy Whitmore. Please check out the flyer and registration form by visiting the events page.


Final Points:

Here are the final points for 2015 including high points.


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