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The South Dakota Quarter Horse Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing and providing beneficial services and opportunities for all horse enthusiasts. Our goal is to develop our membership through educational programs, recognition programs, recreational opportunities, the monitoring of equine public policy, the fostering of industry relations, and the marketing, promotion, and publicity of the American Quarter Horse.


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2024 SDQHA Executive Committee

2024 Officers

Bob Quickstad: President

Kristen Gonsoir: Vice President

Jodie Svennes: Treasurer, Website

Shelby Holmes: Secretary

Becky Johnson:  Youth Advisor

State Board of Directors

Mindy Hubert

BeLynn Johner

Sheila Schelske

Bob Quickstad

LeAnn Bender

Sammy Ryan

Heather Sutton

Sheila Prins

Jolynn Jacobson

Bob Carr

Dede Cuka

Marcia Henderickson

National Directors

Debbi Holmes-Stockstill, National Director

Janet Hansen, National Director Emeritus

Kristen Gonsoir, National Director

Jim Hunt, National Director

Dean Johnson, National Director

Georga Sutton, AQHA Honorary Vice President

James Hootman, National Director Emeritus

Larry Larson, National Director at Large

James Sutton, National Directors At Large

Region 2 Representatives

Alyssa Nix

BeLynn Johner

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