Final Points Standings Are Now Posted Here

The final points standings are now posted here. Please take some time to review the standings. If you feel that your points are not correct please contact the points secretary, Dotty Kester at Phone (785) 224-3972 or Email Address: dkester34486@embarqmail.com. The drop dead date to question your points is November 2nd. At that point the standings will become final and awards will be purchased. Please take note that both the owner and the exhibitor must be members to win a year end award. Also note that youth members have additional requirements to win awards. Awards will be presented at the annual meeting and awards banquet in Topeka on January 20, 2018. This year the meal will be provided for free for all members. You must be present to accept your award for find someone attending to pick it up for you. Awards will not be mailed and will not be held as a general rule.

Final Points for 2017


Scholarship Winners Announced

This year KQHA will be awarding a total of $8310.00 in scholarships to 3 deserving recipients.   Each winner will receive $2770.00 towards their educational costs.  Funding for the scholarships comes from the KQHA educational scholarship fund and from the Robert Young Trust. The recipients are:

Brook Vetter who will be attending Kansas State University.
Sydney Scheckel who will be attending Baylor University.
Molly Moden who will be attending the University of Georgia.

2017 Select World Results

Here are the results for Kansas Exhibitors at the Select World in Amarillo, TX

2017 Youth World Results

Here are the results for all the KQHYA team at the Youth World in Oklahoma City, OK.

Annual Banquet Set For January 20, 2018 In Topeka

At the April board meeting the annual banquet date was set for January 20, 2018 at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Topeka. Youth, amateur and general membership meetings will be held during the morning with the annual awards presentation following a free luncheon for all 2017 members. Be sure to mark your calendars.


KQHA Aids Wildfire Relief Effort

The KQHA board of directors voted to contribute funds to the relief effort for the wildfires that swept through the Ashland area. Click on the link below to see the thank you letter sent by the Ashland Community Foundation.

Ashland Thanks KQHA

Prairie Classic Dates Set for 2018

The 2018 dates for the Prairie Classic will be February 7 to February 11 in Oklahoma City at the State Fairgrounds.



Alan Hinds Elected to Executive Committee For AQHYA


2016 AQHYA Officers


AQHYA national officers and regional directors play a major role in the youth association by planning events, participating in community service projects and spreading the word about American Quarter Horses, youth activities and AQHYA. They also represent AQHYA throughout the year at functions and events nationwide.

Throughout the year, the officers and directors network with horse enthusiasts throughout the industry to ensure a successful future for the industry. AQHYA officers and directors set goals to grow youth involvement in every aspect of the equine world, uphold the integrity of the breed and work toward ensuring the future of the industry. 




Changes Made To Hall Of Fame


This program honors individuals and horses that have made significant contributions to the KQHA and have had an impact on the Quarter Horse breed. The Hall of Fame award serves as a lasting tribute to outstanding individuals in the Quarter Horse industry.

Persons nominated may be living or deceased and must have been permanent residents of Kansas for at least five years. Individuals must be (or have been, if deceased) in good standing with KQHA. Horses nominated must have been bred in Kansas or owned by a Kansas resident for at least five years. Horses nominated must be deceased.

Nominations are due to the President June 1. Past Presidents and current members of the Board of Directors will vote on all nominations that are put forward by July 15. Each Past President can vote for one person and one horse each year. To be inducted, a person or horse must get votes from at least 50% of the returned ballots.

Inductees will be honored appropriately.





It's Time To Renew Your Membership


All memberships expire on January 31st.


Reminder: Membership dues must be paid prior to the show that you want points to begin at. In order for points to count, both the exhibitor and owner of the horse/horses must be paid. Open points are kept on the horses; amateur& youth on the horse rider combination.

Youth have additional requirements to fulfill for eligibility.





Logan Western

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