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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.


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 & 25

September 1-4


Board Meetings

January 12     February 9

March 16         April 6

May 11        June 8

July 13        August 10

September 14   October 12

November 9    December 1


Other Events


Southwest Quarter Horse

PO Box 1168
Mesilla Park, NM 88047


Show Secretary: Evelyn Huff

Email  •  575-551-2245