Welcome to the NJQHA Website! Aside from our love for the American Quarter Horse, our association site has all the information you need from New Jersey QH shows to boarding barns, youth activities and membership details!

2022 NJQHA Show Dates

May 12-15 NJ QH Spring Show

June 23-26 NJ QH Youth Show
August 25-28 PJC Memorial Show


NJQHYA Holiday Fundraiser


NJQHYA is partnering with Proper Pastures to help raise funds for the 2022 AQHA Youth Excellence Seminar in Amarillo! Click here to find out more information.

AQHA 2022 Levelling


Considering the possibility of showing your Quarter Horse next year? Click here to view the AQHA level eligibility requirements for the 2022 show season.

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2021 Year-End Banquet

The NJQHA 2021 Year-End Awards Banquet will be held Saturday, January 15th at the Breakers on the Ocean in Spring Lake, New Jersey. Awards, giveaways, membership discounts, food, and fun!! Reservations and payment must be made in advance. Please print, fill-out and mail the reservation form with your payment made to the NJQHA to Kaycie Reilly by December 31st.
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Best Wishes at the World!!

Good luck and safe travels to our exhibitors traveling to Oklahoma City for the prestigous AQHA Farnam World and Adequan® Select World Championship Shows! More information on the schedule and live stream feed

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2021 NJQHYA NYATT Team: Lauren Goolsby, Zoe Squashic, Adrianna Goolsby and Ella Kuchta (L to R)

Congratulations to the NJ NYATT Team!

The 2021 All-American Quarter Horse Congress was held September 28 - October 24 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio. After completing their fundraising and volunteer hour requirements plus accumulating national points in their designated classes, four riders were identified to represent the New Jersey NYATT Team: Adrianna Goolsby, Ella Kuchta, Lauren Goolsby and Zoe Squashic. Under the guidance of Youth Advisor, Michelle Kuchta, these ladies competed in Showmanship, Western Pleasure and Horsemanship against over 65-90 riders per class from across the nation. Adrianna Goolsby aboard Hes Genuine Absolute was able to capture a Top 20 honor in Western Pleasure. A special thank you to Julie Petonak for designing this year's fringed jackets!


Hunter Under Saddle Stakes


Congratulations to Nicole Jacobsen with Cool Lookin Loper, winner of the $1000 Hunter Under Saddle Stakes!

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PJC Halter Award

Congratulations to Wyatt S. Holtery with Design By Christine, winner of the PJC Halter Award at the PJC Memorial Show

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Attention Amateur & Open Riders!!


Please check your email. The 2021 year-end award selection for the Amateur and Open categories were sent out November 6th via email by our Secretary, Heather Goolsby. Thank you Kelly Butz for her hard work in seeking these great options including awards, cash or gift cards!


Please send in your award selection no later than Wednesday, November 17th.


If you did not receive the email, please contact Heather Goolsby ASAP!

Sussex County Horse Show

Another Year Added to One of the Longest Running QH Shows

Thank you to the Sussex County Horse Show for hosting the Quarter Horse Show on August 5-7 in Augusta, New Jersey. This show has been an approved QH show since 1958! Aside from the beautiful weather, the exhibitors enjoyed an Exhibitors' Dinner, Freestyle Showmanship Showdown fun class, fair food & rides, great awards, and an awesome time with fellow friends & competitors! Congratulations to all of the exhibitors who participated, including the High Point winners that can be
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Congratulations to Alissa Monetti with Jus Call Me Southern, winner of the $500 All-Age Youth Showmanship Stakes

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Congratulations to Heidi Kling with Rock N On, winner of the $500 All-Age Amateur Showmanship Stakes


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Congratulations to our NJ AQHYA World Exhibitors!


The 2021 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show was held July 28 - August 8 at the OKC Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City. New Jersey had five of our very best youth exhibitors competing at this prestigious national event with honors received by the following:


Dakota Andrie ~ Champion L3 Western Pleasure 14-18


Katie Leonarski ~ Reserve Champion L2 and Top 10 L3 Aged Geldings


Adriana Totten ~ Top 5 AQHYA Prepared Speech Contest, Top Finalist L1 Youth Performance Geldings


Natalie Totten ~ Top 10 Youth Performance Geldings, Top 30 Finalist L2 14-18 Showmanship and L1 14-18 Horsemanship

Congratulations to Jonathan Meilleur and Best Man Standing Winner of the $1000 Trail Stakes!


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Looking for Candidates

The NJQHA Board will have three positions to fill for the 2022-23 including Vice President and two Board of Directors positions.


Each position will be a two-term. Please contact Flossie Ale before November 19th for further information.

2021 NJQHA Queen
Claudia Morgan


Learn more about our Queen's
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Congratulations to the High Point, All-Around, and special class winners at the PJC Memorial Show that can be
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