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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.


Help SDQHA to win the JOHN DEERE GATOR from AQHA!!


AQHA has announced a new contest! The AQHA Affiliate with the highest percentage of membership growth between now and January 31, 2024, will win a John Deere Gator.


What’s even better, you can save $5, $10 or even $100 on new or renewing memberships during the campaign by using one of the promo codes below.


AQHA Promo Codes:

· $5 off 1-year AQHYA and AQHA membership: AQHASAVE5 

· $10 off 3-year AQHYA and AQHA membership, AQHYA Life Membership: AQHASAVE10

· $100 off AQHA Lifetime Membership: AQHALIFE100


Link to Membership form:  AQHA Memberships - Become a Member - AQHA


College Student Membership offer:  College Membership Form - AQHA


If our South Dakota affiliate wins the Gator, we can use it to add value to our members through individual show awards, end-of-year awards, our own giveaway/fundraiser, or any other ideas our members may have!

Year End award points have been posted through August 11, 2023

**Anyone who feels they should have  SDQHA Year-End points but are not listed, or have any questions on points please contact

Janet Hansen @**

2023 SDQHA Executive Committee


2023 Officers

Bob Quickstad: President

Kristen Gonsoir: Vice President

Jodie Svennes: Treasurer, Website

Shelby Holmes: Secretary

Becky Johnson:  Youth Advisor

Janet Hansen:  Point Secretary

Pictured: Back row-Bob Carr, Marcia Hendrickson, Troy Crowser, Debbi Holmes-Stockstill, Dean Johnson, Jim Hunt, Janet Hansen, Larry Larson, Jim Hootman

Seated-Bob Quickstad, Kristen Gonsoir, Jodie Svennes, Shelby Holmes

State Board of Directors

Mindy Hubert

BeLynn Johner

Sheila Schelske

Bob Quickstad

Jodie Svennes

Troy Crowser

Heather Sutton

Sheila Prins

Beth Price

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

Mike Clites National Directors Emeritus

Larry Larson, National Director at Large

James Sutton, National Directors At Large

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