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  • Youth – It’s been said, “Give a kid a horse and she or he won’t have the time or money to get into trouble!"

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  • Youth – the future leaders of our Canadian horse industry

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  • Youth – the next generation of skilled, responsible and caring horsemen/women

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Can. Affiliate Links

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National Associations

Canadian Cowboy Mounted Shooters Association
Canadian Cutting Horse Association
American Quarter Horse Association
Equestrian Canada
Reining Canada
Lord Strathcona's Horse - Mounted Troop

Provincial/Regional AQHA Affiates

British Columbia Quarter Horse Association
Eastern Ontario Quarter Horse Association
Manitoba Quarter Horse Association
Maritime Quarter Horse Association
North Superior Quarter Horse Association
Ontario Quarter Horse Association Inc.
Quarter Horse Association of Alberta
Quebec Quarter Horse Association
Saskatchewan Quarter Horse Association

Provincial/Regional AQHA Racing Affiliates

Alberta Quarter Horse Racing Association
Manitoba Quarter Horse Racing Association
North West Quarter Horse Breeders Society
Quarter Racing Owners of Ontario Inc.
SASK Speed Horse Assoc.Inc.


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Photo by Christine Schellenberg "Dignity"


The following amusting quote is from the book "The Quarter Horse" written by Walter D. Osborne published in 1967:

"The great versatility of the Quarter Horse can be seen in the wide range of events in which boys and girls may compete: calf roping, cutting, reining, barrel racing, pole bending, jumping, Western Pleasure, Western riding, breakaway roping, stake racing, jumping, showing at halter, and showmanship at halter. Indeed, it is rather a delightful irony that the horse that was so valued by that once-upon-a-time brand of cowboy - lonely, grizzled, flat broke, often a trifle ripe to the nostrils and occasionally given to warming the air with an earthy string of oaths - is now a major influence in developing the healthy character, integrity, and devoted interest in horseflesh of our current younger geneneration."

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