Established May 14, 1948

2023 NMQHA’s 75th Anniversary Year

NMQHA Latest News

Next up: The second of three All-Breed shows in our Fun Show Buckle Series. It’ll be on June 17th at the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Posse (covered) Arena on North Second Street. 

The 2023 Land Of Enchantment Circuit is now history. We had a good turnout, great weather, lots of friends, food and fine horses. A celebration to be sure!

News from the AQHA Convention:

Our National Directors, Anna Riggs-Eader and Cal Brandt have both been advanced to Directors at Large. Jason Turner and Rick Baugh have been elected to fill the open Directorship positions. Congratulations to all of them!

NMQHA is presenting series of three All Breed Fun Shows, April 8th, June 17th and October 28th. Our April 8th Fun Show was great. Thank you to all participants, volunteers and staff. See SHOWS page for more information.

We’re teaming up with the AHANM for two more AQHA/WDAA Western, Classical and All Breed Dressage events. See SHOWS page for dates and locations.


Bridgette Honea will be presenting a Trail Clinic July 9th at Santa Fe County Stanley Cyclone Center. Contact Bridgette at 505-991-4582 or imagem42@msn.com for reduced 4-H rates. See flyer below and click Trail Clinic form to apply to participate in this special event.

NMQHA and AHANM had an introductory Western Dressage clinic February 4th at Platinum Performance Horses presented by Johanna DralleThe clinic was great, with 13  riders and 17 auditing. Thanks to Joanna for excellent instruction, and thanks to Mariah Wilson/Platinum Performance Horses and AHANM for the facility and promotion. Thanks also to Rudy’s for sponsoring the delicious BBQ lunch.


This year it is more important than ever that all members help out in finding and/or becoming sponsors. Sponsorship forms are available (in both ascending and descending tier formats)  to download on the ABOUT page. 

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