- Open Show Committee: Laura Compart
- MTRA Contacts: Wanda Hanson, 507.768.3434; Becky Feist, 320.276.8754
Forms & Guidelines
MQHA Recreational & Open Show Program
Welcome to the MQHA Recreational and Open Show program for 2022! Here you get a chance to be recognized and earn cool prizes, such as a YETI cooler, for your participation with your American Quarter Horse in recreational activities and non-MQHA competitions (example: 4-H, WSCA, etc.).
You must be a member of MQHA to participate – if you are not a member yet, join today before submitting the form (link above).
Participating is easy:
The Open Show Program is split into two age groups: Youth- 17 and under, Adult- 18 and over throughout 4 divisions:
Halter/ Showmanship Division
Western Division (Pleasure, Horsemanship)
English Division (Pleasure, Equitation)
Speed Events Division (Barrels, Poles- Weaving and bending, Key Race, Jumping Figure 8)
There will be an overall prize to the highest point horse and rider combination, in order to be eligible for the overall prize you must have attended an MQHA Sponsored Show as a spectator or participant. And prizes for 1st through 3rd in each division.
$20 Nominating fee per horse and rider combination in each division.
Submit a form for each show you attend, your first form should include a check made out to “MQHA”.
The 2022 Open Show Award program will run January 1, 2022 through November 13, 2022. Final acceptance of forms must be postmarked NO LATER than Nov. 15, 2022 send to: Laura Compart 39895 State Hwy 111 Nicollet, MN 56074 (Laura will confirm with you that she has received your form. If you don’t hear back from her by Nov. 15, please call her ASAP at cell: 507-330-9311)
Receive your award at the MQHA Banquet in early 2023.