CQHA Awards

DEADLINE : Midnight EST January 25, 2022

The Canadian Quarter Horse Association (CQHA) Awards and Selections Committee with great pleasure would like to announce that nominations for the 2020 CQHA Awards are now open in the following 5 categories:

  • Canadian AQHA Ranch Horse Breeder of the Year

  • Canadian AQHA Performance Horse Breeder of the Year

  • Canadian AQHA Race  Horse Breeder of the Year

  • Canadian Bred AQHA Registered Horse of the Year

  • Canadian AQHA Youth of the Year

  • Canadian Youth Rising Star Award

  • Canadian AQHA Trainer of the Year

  • Canadian AQHA Industry Development & Leadership Award (The Doris Heintz Award)

The CQHA Awards and Selections committee is made up of CQHA directors from across Canada. Credentials and criteria required in order to be a successful candidate included but are not limited to the following:

  • Must be a current AQHA member in good standing for a minimum of 5 years (not counting youth awards).
  • Must be a Canadian resident.
  • Must be accompanied by two letters of reference with contact information.
  • Must be submitted by someone other than the person being nominated.
  • Horses that apply to the respective categories must be registered with AQHA. An example of this would be the requirement that Ranch
  • Horse of the Year Nominations demonstrate that the owner currently owns a minimum of 10 American Quarter Horses that are used primarily for ranch or recreational purposes.