Equine Associations and Organizations

American Quarter Horse Association - AQHA Horse Show

The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA), located in Amarillo, Texas, is the world’s largest equine breed registry and membership organization.


The National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA), headquartered in Augusta, Georgia, is the largest barrel racing organization in the world.


Utilizing the rich Western heritage of our members, the WRCA seeks to educate the public, and bring attention to the cause of the benevolent mission of the Working Ranch Cowboys Foundation (WRCF).


Whether you’re a rodeo competitor or just love to cheer on the cowboys the IPRA meets the needs of rodeo enthusiasts.


Founded in 1966, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is an organization dedicated to the promotion of the reining horse.


The Pinto Horse Association of America was formed to encourage the promotion of quality horses, ponies and miniatures with color.

Visit their website for the Official Source of USTRC Team Roping events, membership services and products.

The National Cutting Horse Association promotes and celebrates the cutting horse, whose origin on Western ranches allows us to support ranching and its Western heritage.


The mission of the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) is to collect, record and preserve the pedigrees of American Paint Horses.


The Stock Horse of Texas Association (SHOT) was created to promote and support the concept of the versatile stock horse.


The National Reined Cow Horse Association‘s goal is to preserve and educate the public about the rich history of this traditional horsemanship.


Purpose of the National Snaffle Bit Association is to promote and improve Western Pleasure horses and Hunter Under Saddle horses.


The PHBA’s mission is to record and preserve the pedigree of the Palomino Horse while maintaining the integrity of the breeds.

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The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA), headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., is the largest and oldest rodeo-sanctioning body in the world.

Equine Publications