The Southwest Quarter Horse Association serves New Mexico & West Texas with some of the biggest horse shows in the country!
Southwest Quarter Horse Association is an affiliate organization of the American Quarter Horse Association.
A total of 22 AQHA sanctioned shows are offered throughout the year by the main organization.
The Amateur association offers clinics and learning experiences throughout the year.
Southwest Quarter Horse Association
SWQHA is an organization to promote the American Quarter Horse. The purpose of the organization is to provide quality Quarter Horse experiences for horse enthusiasts in West Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and surrounding areas.
The show season runs from November 1 to October 31st. A total of 22 AQHA sanctioned shows are offered during the year by the main organization. The Amateur association offers clinics and learning experiences throughout the year.
SWQHA holds its Convention and Awards Banquet the first Saturday in December. The year end awards are very impressive: saddles for division high point and other suitable awards for class high point winners. The Youth and Amateur organizations also give awards in their divisions.
For more information about SWQHA or questions regarding the shows please contact Evelyn Huff, the SWQHA Show Secretary by phone at 575-551-2245 or email.
Calendar of Events
Horse Shows 2017
January 21 & 22
February 25 & 26
March 18 & 19 Ranch Horse Challenge
April 8 & 9
May 26-29 NRCHA Sanctioned
June 24 **Saturday Only**
January 12 February 9
March 16 April 6
May 11 June 8
July 13 August 10
September 14 October 12
November 9 December 1