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.
Membership & Directory
A family membership shall be a husband,wife, and all unmarried children 18 years of age and under (as determined by AQHA standards). This type of membership has one vote. One adult member of the family is eligible to hold office. Youth is excluded from this membership upon termination of eligibility for youth competition and/or at the time of marriage. Youth is excluded from voting with this membership. Fee for this membership is $30.00 per year.
An individual membership will allow the person to hold office and have one vote. Excluded from holding office in the parent organization and voting will be a youth who is 18 years and under. To be considered an SWQHA member, an individual 19 years and over must have an Individual, Life, Ranch, syndicate, etc. or Family membership. Fee is $25.00 per year.
A life membership may be carried in one name and/or in a family name. If the life membership is listed in an individual name, it will have the same provision as an individual membership. A life family membership will have the same requirements as a regular family membership. With all life memberships there will be one vote and one member of family eligible to hold office. A one-time fee of $150 will be required.
Partnership, Syndicate, Corporation, or Farm/Ranch – This special membership will allow one designated exhibitor to show, will have one vote and one person may hold office. Youth are excluded from holding office and voting. Fee will be $30 per year.
Honorary Life Membership
This membership will be granted by the SWQHA Board of Directors to those individuals who should be recognized for their efforts to SWQHA. This person will not pay dues and will have a vote. Annual dues become due January 1. Membership dues must be paid with a separate check, not to include any other fees.
Not sure which one to choose? Click here for a membership guide.
General Membership Form
For more information about Southwest Quarter Horse Association please contact SWQHA Show Secretary, Evelyn Huff, at 575-551-2245 or email.