Can. Horse & Membership Statistics

Province/Region 2016 Horse Population

Can. AQHA Members 

2017 CQHA Board of Directors 
Alberta 110,745 6,270 AQHA Directors: Ross Brigden, Wayne Burwash (CQHA President), Lorne Winther & Marc Garner, & CQHA members Myrna Anderson, Mary Ellen Robinson, Ryan Smith & Bob Hawkins
British Columbia
2,067 AQHA Directors: Gayle Pawley-Wilson (AQHA Director At Large) & Haidee Landry (CQHA Treasurer)
Manitoba 24,743 778 AQHA Directors: Larry Clifford & Marnie Somers (AQHA Director At Large & CQHA Secretary) & CQHA member Greg Little
Ontario  22,739 2873 AQHA Directors: Joe Carter (AQHA Director At Large) & Kathy Patterson & CQHA members: Gilles Seguin & Karen Cook
Quebec 12,449 1,179 AQHA Directors: Dr. Carole Joubert-Gaboury (AQHA Director At Large)
Saskatchewan 46,432 1,965 AQHA Director: Melanie Burns, & CQHA member: Milt Rigetti
New Brunswick  1,358 230  CQHA members: Susan Chestnut & John Perkins (all Maritime provinces)

Newfoundland & Labrador

67 17  
Nova Scotia 2,219  304  
Prince Edward Island 448 39  
NWT & Yukon 98 11  
Totals: 245,997 15,733 *The number of 56,367 Canadian owners of AQHA horses refers to those who are owners/breeders but not current AQHA members, in 2016.

Because the AQHA values the privacy of its members, no individual Canadian AQHA member’s contact information has been provided to either the CQHA or Equestrian Canada.

However; if you ARE a current AQHA member and wish to identify yourself in order to become eligible to vote at the CQHA AGM and/or to receive information and communications, please complete this linked membership form to join CQHA (free to current AQHA members).

If you ARE NOT a current AQHA member, click here to view the benefits of joining. If you are interested and would like to join CQHA please print this linked “CQHA Direct Membership” form and submit the appropriate payment to CQHA either through our PayPal option or send a cheque via regular mail, to the address on the form.