As an AQHA member, you'll receive:   

  • America's Horse magazine
  • Weekly e-newsletter
  • Official Member ID Card
  • Official Member Decal
  • New Membership Packet
  • Hundreds of dollars in discounts and savings on brands and services you trust

Join AQHA today, and let the benefits, discounts and savings work for you and your American Quarter Horses.


Save Money


AQHA membership saves you hundreds of dollars each year on the products you need and love, like Ford vehicles, John Deere equipment, SmartPak supplements and insurance products. We also have a Travel Center with discounts on hotels and rental cars. Find out about AQHA’s member discounts, and make your AQHA membership work for you.

Insurance and Financial Products

Whether you're protecting your horse, vehicles, property, money or your own health, AQHA has you covered with a variety of insurance products and financial services. These products and services are offered exclusively to AQHA members, with special pricing. AQHA members also get a 20 percent discount on the American Horse Council's "Tax Tips for Horse Owners." Use Promo Code AQHATaxTips.

AQHA Business

Your AQHA membership provides you with access to multiple business opportunities and discounts. Along with being able to register a horse or file a Stallion Breeding report, your membership offers you discounts on transfers and genetic testing. You also receive perks like discounted hotel and car rentals. Furthermore, AQHA customer service is here to provide you with resources to all your inquiries.

Life Membership

AQHA life membership is the ultimate value and the ultimate statement about your love for the American Quarter Horse.

Life members enjoy special perks and privileges, plus the added convenience of never having to renew. Your AQHA member benefits will keep coming for as long as you live!

Here are just a few of the special benefits and gifts that our AQHA life members receive:

  • Life Member Certificate
  • Life Member lapel pin
  • Life Member logoed gift
  • Three-Year Journal subscription*
  • Lifetime enrollment in the Horseback Riding Program
  • Special Event privileges
  • Quarter Horse Outfitters savings card – 20% of your purchase (with some exclusions)

Of course, life members also receive a lifetime of regular AQHA member benefits, including America’s Horse magazine, corporate partner discounts, $10 in free records monthly and reduced prices on AQHA business.

*US members only. International Life Members receive one-year of the Journal.

Enhance Your Lifestyle


Your horse lifestyle wouldn't be complete without the right gear to keep you safe and comfortable around the barn. From boots and jeans to jewelry and jackets, AQHA is proud to partner with some of the industry's finest fashion experts. Plus, show your AQHA pride with official AQHA logoed products.

Farm and Ranch Products

AQHA has a team of partners to help you manage your farm and ranch. As an AQHA member, you'll get special discounts on select products, such as John Deere equipment, Ford vehicles, paint and even shipping services.

Horse Health Products

AQHA is committed to helping you keep your horse healthy and happy. We've partnered with several companies that offer trustworthy products that support good equine nutrition, joint health, disease prevention and overall good health.

Tack and Equipment Products

Stay safe on the trail, and keep your horse comfortable and protected with a variety of products carefully selected by AQHA. From horse sheets and blankets to saddles and splint boots, our partners are dedicated to helping you choose great tack, leg support, weather protection and much more.

Get Involved

Programs and Events

Your membership offers you a variety of ways to get involved with the various programs and events AQHA has to offer. Whether you thrive in the show ring or are looking for a trail buddy, your membership offers something for everyone. Programs and events include:


One of the most popular AQHA member benefits is America’s Horse magazine - 10 issues a year. In each issue, learn about horse health, basic horse training, trail rides, tack tips, foundation horse bloodlines and people just like you who love their horses. Members get free access to the digital version of America's Horse. Members can also subscribe to The American Quarter Horse Journal for event coverage, industry news, detailed training tips, horse health information, racing news and more.


AQHA is committed to helping preserve the integrity of the horse industry. AQHA has established a variety of committees to ensure that you and the horse industry have a voice. AQHA supports several committees, including the Political Action Committee, the American Horse Council, the Unwanted Horse Coalition and the Full Circle program.


As a member, AQHA provides you with a variety of affiliates. By joining your state's affiliate association, you gain access to dozens of the best equine and educational programs in the industry. Ranging from educational seminars to year-end awards to leadership development conferences, your AQHA affiliate helps you gain the most out of your membership.


The American Quarter Horse Foundation supports a variety of programs that advance the American Quarter Horse and the partnership it shares with us. AQHF programs include: history preservation; youth scholarships; therapeutic riding; and equine research.