The purpose of ILQHA shall be to promote the American Quarter Horse in the State of Illinois. To achieve this purpose ILQHA shall promote interest in riding, breeding, raising, training, exhibiting and racing the American Quarter Horse and organize, promote and sanction events and activities for Quarter Horses and their owners.


Fall Futurity Sept 17-19, 2021 Pays Big

The Fall Futurity will be held in Rantoul, IL at the Gordyville facility with $7,000 added money offered. The judges are Stephen Stephens, Terry Cross, Ricky Christy and Buddy Fisher. This is a great time for a warm up to the Congress. Futurity classes will be offered along with Longe Line, Ranch, Pattern, Hunter Under Saddle, Western Pleasure, Trail and Western Riding. A full slate of Small Fry classes and Adult Walk Trot as well. Hi Point Awards and Circuit Awards for all divisions. Proudly sponsored by the Illinois Quarter Horse Association.
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Member Spotlight

Jennifer Burton named MVP for ILQHA.

The Illinois Quarter Horse Association announces Jennifer Burton as the Most Valuable Professional for the AQHA affiliate association. Based on the voting, each affiliate will submit their state MVP winner to AQHA for consideration for overall 2021 Most Valuable Professional award. Growing up with the American Quarter Horse, Jennifer is a second-generation professional trainer. She began her involvement with AQHA as a youth competitor and now owns and manages Jennifer Burton Performance Horses with her husband, professional horse trainer, Albert Burton.

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Pro Tips

Should I Insure My Horse?

You have just purchased a new horse and in today's market probably spent quite a sum of your hard earned dollars. To protect the initial investment, it is possible to insure the mortality of your new equine partner. Courtney Clagg and Johne Dobbs are associated with Andreini & Company and represent a variety of companies to provide any type of insurance coverage needed from equine, farm and ranch, liability, trainer and instructor, farrier and business liability.

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