2015 America's Horse Archive

December 2015

  • The 2015 AQHA-PRCA horses of the year are rodeo's MVPs
  • Known as the town too tough to die, Tombstone, Arizona, also is home to a guest ranch offering rest, relaxation and registered Quarter Horses
  • Try this training technique as watch your colt or younger horse flourish

November 2015

  • Miss Rodeo America Lauren Heaton has filled her reign with heritage and horses
  • Trevor Carter explains how a foot rope is an integral part of the Hoof Handling 101 course
  • This college equestrian program treasures its seasoned veterans

October 2015

October's Featured Articles:

  • With a name you'll love, a big personality and talent to set the rodeo world on fire, this is a horse you'll want to meet
  • Meet Stan Weaver, a rancher from Montana and one of the newest members of the AQHA Executive Committee
  • The legacy of American Quarter Horse Hall of Famer Warren Shoemaker lives on through his mare band

September 2015

Featured Articles:

  • Celebrating 75: Traversing rivers, logging roads and a Trail Challenge course, riders gathered in Eminence, Missouri, to celebrate 75 years of AQHA
  • Back to School: Go behind the scenes of two private schools with Quarter Horse ties, plus an academy that helps cutting horse kids maintain an education while showing

August 2015

Featured Articles:

  • With a name you'll love, a big personality and talent to set the rodeo world on fire, this is a horse you'll want to meet
  • Meet Stan Weaver, a rancher from Montana and one of the newest members of the AQHA Executive Committee
  • The legacy of American Quarter Horse Hall of Famer Warren Shoemaker lives on through his mare band

July 2015

Featured Articles:

       
  • In the early 1900s, life on the Swenson Ranch was simple, honorable and spent largely in the saddle
  • Leading a Horse to Water: Try these tips for getting picky ponies to drink away from home
  • A fracture leg couldn't keep this barrel horse from doing what he loves

June 2015

Featured Articles:

       
  • Meet the inspiring AQHA members who have logged a whopping 5,000 hours in the saddle
  • Get to know 9-year-old Chayni Chamberlain, an American sweetheart who stole the show at RFD-TV's The American
  • Go behind the scenes of Chris Cox's $100,000 win at Road to the Horse, the world championship of colt starting

May 2015

Featured Articles:

       
  • As AQHA celebrates its diamond anniversary, we pay homage to the ranches – and ranch women – who have been there for the whole journey
  • Meet the American Quarter Horse who stole America's hearts on "The Bachelor" TV series
  • Discover the connections between American Quarter Horses and the 2015 Kentucky Derby

March-April 2015

Featured Articles:

       
  • World champion barrel racer Fallon Taylor is making helmets very cool, and this is how she's doing it
  • Before you can register an American Quarter Horse, you have to know what one is. Here's what the Association's founders envisioned 75 years ago
  • Music and horses have long been a common denominator for singer-songwriter Paul Bogart

January-February 2015

Featured Articles:

  • Look back 75 years to the birth of the American Quarter Horse breed
  • Meet the 13 colts from the Four Sixes Ranch that will travel to Road to the Horse 2015
  • Off the racetrack, Zoomin Daphne helps disadvantaged children