Thank you to the Lauder family, George, Gail, Paige and Greg

One of Alberta's historic Quarter Horse families has been so kind to donate trophies for our youth, to be presented at the January Year End Banquet.  See you all there!

QHAA YOUTH SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Deadline for the QHAA Scholarship is approaching fast!!

Go to the youth page to apply.

QHAA Annual General Meeting January 11, 2020

Details will be posted as they become available.

Alberta Sport Connection - Thank you for your support !!!

 Thank you for the generous support from Alberta Sport Connection to the Canadian National Quarter Horse Show . We value all of our sponsors and partners who play such a large part in making our events possible.

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Thank you Lindsay Soderberg and Jayna Hankins for the work.

We raised over $10,000 for the Children's Hospital!

Thank you to the trainers, bidders and everyone that made this a great success!!

Most Valuable Professional

The QHAA and AQHA MVP

Congratulations to those trainers who were nominated to be Alberta's Most Valuable Professional.  Alberta is lucky to have a group of Professionals that uphold the ethical standards of our industry and work hard to support our youth and amateurs. The list of Alberta trainers that are deserving of this award is long and not limited to those actually nominated.  


  

Criteria for Affiliate MVP selection, as stated by the AQHA Pro Horseman Committee is as follows:

  • Nominee must be involved in, and shown support of, his/her country affiliate.
  • Nominee must be a current member in good standing of his/her country affiliate, of AQHA and AQHA Professional Horsemen.
  • Nominee should be recognized by his/her peers as a fair and upstanding business person that upholds the ethical standards of AQHA Professional Horsemen.
  • Nominee must be one who has worked toward the future of our industry by being positive and innovative in business endeavors.


 The Alberta Nominees were:


Tyrel Poier

Deserie Rieu

Pat Ross

Lisa Schiestel

Lindsay Soderberg


The winner will be announced at the January QHAA banquet, looking forward to seeing everyone there.



Our Class Sponsors

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Canadian National Quarter Horse Show Sponsors


Westerner Park, Red Deer, AB

August 21 - 25, 2019


Sponsor Classes

Moore Equine Veterinary Center 1 - Pleasure Driving - Open

Leslie McCleave 2 - Pleasure Driving - Amateur

Alberta Vet Centre 3 - Showmanship At Halter Youth - Level 1

3R - Showmanship At Halter Youth - Rookie

46 - Trail 13 And Under - Youth

Barry Foote/Sandy Land Stables 4 - Showmanship 13 And Under - Youth

27 - Select Western Horsemanship - Amateur

34R - Reining Amateur - Rookie

50 - Trail 14-18 - Youth

The Massie Family 5 - Showmanship 14-18 - Youth

36 - Junior Reining - Open

153 - Small Fry Trail - Walk/Trot 9 & Under (Non AQHA)

WEI's Western Wear 6 - Showmanship At Halter Amateur - Level 1

6R - Showmanship At Halter Amateur - Rookie

Haffner Family 7 - Select Showmanship At Halter - Amateur

38 - Reining - Amateur

65 - Select Hunter Under Saddle - Amateur

72 - Hunt Seat Equitation Youth - Level 1

72R - Hunt Seat Equitation Youth - Rookie

Kerri Sparrow 8 - Showmanship At Halter - Amateur

Lethbridge Dodge Chrysler Jeep 9 - Two-Year-Old Western Pleasure - Open

76 - Select Hunt Seat Equitation - Amateur

The Devet Family 10 - Western Pleasure Open - Level 1

29 - Ranch Riding - Open

White Rose Embroidery 11 - Western Pleasure Youth - Level 1

11R - Western Pleasure Youth - Rookie

39 - Reining - Youth

77 - Hunt Seat Equitation - Amateur

Manitoba Quarter Horse Association 12 - Western Pleasure 13 And Under - Youth

49 - Trail - Amateur

The Lehmann Family 13 - Western Pleasure 14-18 - Youth

37 - Select Reining - Amateur

45 - Trail Youth - Level 1

45R - Trail Youth - Rookie

Bitz Show Horses 14 - Junior Western Pleasure - Open

Kathy's Show Equipment 15 - Western Pleasure Amateur - Level 1

15R - Western Pleasure Amateur - Rookie

59 - Hunter Under Saddle Open - Level 1

70 - Walk Trot Hunt Seat Equitation Youth - Level 1

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Sponsor Classes

Ranch By Design 16 - Select Western Pleasure - Amateur

67 - Senior Hunter Under Saddle - Open

71 - Walk Trot Hunt Seat Equitation Amateur - Level 1

Empire Oilfield 17 - Western Pleasure - Amateur

Justin Burwash/Super 8 Cochrane 18 - Senior Western Pleasure - Open

Sparkle & Shine Show Design - Shannon Peacock 19 - Walk Trot Western Pleasure Youth - Level 1

62 - Hunter Under Saddle 14-18 - Youth

Zoetis Canada 20 - Walk Trot Western Pleasure Amateur - Level 1

26 - Western Horsemanship Amateur - Level 1

26R - Western Horsemanship Amateur - Rookie

28 - Western Horsemanship - Amateur

30 - Ranch Riding Amateur - Level 1

30R - Ranch Riding Amateur - Rookie

44 - Trail Amateur - Level 1

44R - Trail Amateur - Rookie

63 - Junior Hunter Under Saddle - Open

75 - Hunt Seat Equitation Amateur - Level 1

75R - Hunt Seat Equitation Amateur - Rookie

Moore Equine Veterinary Centre 21 - Walk Trot Western Horsemanship Youth - Level 1

Stacy Huska/Excel Supplements 22 - Walk Trot Western Horsemanship Amateur - Level 1

25 - Western Horsemanship 14-18 - Youth

43 - Trail Open - Level 1

53 - Western Riding Amateur - Level 1

Treliving Family 23 - Western Horsemanship Youth - Level 1

23R - Western Horsemanship Youth - Rookie

Quarter Horse Association Of Alberta 24 - Western Horsemanship 13 And Under - Youth

32 - Ranch Riding Youth - Level 1

41 - Walk Trot Trail Amateur - Level 1

54 - Western Riding Youth - Level 1

54R - Western Riding Youth - Rookie

60 - Hunter Under Saddle Youth - Level 1

60R - Hunter Under Saddle Youth - Rookie

61 - Hunter Under Saddle 13 And Under - Youth

68 - Walk/Trot Youth Hunter Under Saddle - Level 1

69 - Walk/Trot Amateur Hunter Under Saddle - Level 1

151 - Small Fry Western Horsemanship - Walk/Trot 9 & Under

Anne Banman 31 - Ranch Riding - Amateur

48 - Select Trail - Amateur

April & Stan Wooster 33 - Ranch Riding Youth

Barry Foote/ Sandy Land Stables 34 - Reining Amateur - Level 1

57 - Western Riding - Amateur

Jones Boys 35 - Reining Youth - Level 1

35R - Reining Youth - Rookie

Cinda & Richard Sander 40 - Senior Reining - Open

Bangsund Farms Ltd 42 - Walk Trot Trail Youth - Level 1

Stan & Bonnie Quance 47 - Junior Trail - Open

150 - Small Fry Showmanship - Walk/Trot 9 & Under (Non AQHA

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Sponsor Classes

Patti Wood Show Horses 51 - Senior Trail - Open

Conti Show Horses 52 - Western Riding Open - Level 1

Stacy Muska/Excel Supplements 53R - Western Riding Amateur - Rookie

Barb Stewart St 55 - Western Riding - Youth

Lethbridge Dodge Chrysler Jeep / Barb Stewart 58 - Western Riding - All Ages

Hi Pro Feeds 64 - Hunter Under Saddle Amateur - Level 1

64R - Hunt Seat Equitation Amateur - Rookie

154 - Small Fry Hunt Seat Equitation (Non AQHA)

Lisa Schiestel Show Horses 66 - Hunter Under Saddle - Amateur

The Hankins Family 73 - Hunt Seat Equitation 13 And Under - Youth

The James Family 74 - Hunt Seat Equitation 14-18 - Youth

Clients of Colton Ross Training Centre 152 - Small Fry Western Pleasure - Walk/Trot 9 & Under (Non AQ

Pat Ross Training Centre 155 - Small Fry Hunter Under Saddle - Walk/Trot 9 & Under (Non

Diane Simons & Rick Lee 210 - Leadline - 6 Yrs & Under (Non AQHA)

Canadian Nationals & Gold Rush Futurity Added Money

Gold Rush Futurity

 

Thank you to our sponsors!!!!!




Weanlings Colts, Geldings & Fillies (non NSBA) $1000 Kirtzinger Quarter Horses


Yearling Colts, Geldings & Fillies (non NSBA) $1000 QHAA


Sheldon Soderberg Memorial 2 Year Old Western Pleasure – Open – NSBA  $1000 Soderberg Quarter Horses


Shannon Burwash Memorial Non Pro Western Pleasure – All Ages - NSBA $1000 Burwash Quarter Horses


3 Year Old Western Pleasure – Open - NSBA $1000 Excel Performance Therapy


Ranch Riding – All Ages – Open –NSBA  $1000 Boehringer Ingelheim


4 Year Old & Over Western Pleasure Maturity – Open – NSBA $1000 My Sleepy Valentine


Yearling Longe Line – Open – NSBA $1000 Lorrie Kadylo and Lyle Jackson


Yearling Longe Line – Non-Pro – NSBA $750 QHAA


 3 Yr Old Hunter Under Saddle – Open – NSBA $1000 Mechanic and Sandra Morgan Quarter Horses


 All Ages Hunter Under Saddle – Non-Pro - NSBA $1000 Southside Dodge Red Deer


4 Year Old & Over Hunter Under Saddle Maturity – Open – NSBA $1000 Empire Oilfield

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Photo courtesy of HD2 Sports Media

Did you know that The Nationals were Naeric approved?

Top placing naeric horses get a naeric payout

 

The North American Equine Ranching Information Council (NAERIC)

— Voice of the Equine Ranching Industry —

NAERIC is a non-profit association of equine ranchers that serves its members, the horse industry and general public as an agribusiness resource by providing the latest information and research on all aspects of the equine ranching industry—including equine ranch management, horse care, breeding practices and innovative marketing programs.


For more information on NAERIC registered horses, and to search specific horses go to  http://www.naeric.org 

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Photo courtesy of HD2 Sports Media

Canadian Nationals - NSBA classes for all breeds



There was a concurrent NSBA show during the futurities and the regular show.  This means you could show your other breed horse in the NSBA classes. Everyone welcome :).

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Photo courtesy of HD2 Sports Media

become a member

The benefits of membership start with knowing that you are supporting the Quarter Horse, the Youth, and the Amateurs that share your passion.  And, you save money at shows and clinics. You can win stuff too.

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