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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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2023 SDQHA Executive Committee


2023 Officers

Bob Quickstad: President

Kristen Gonsoir: Vice President

Jodie Svennes & Shelby Holmes: Treasurer, Secretary, Website

Becky Johnson:  Youth Advisor

Janet Hansen:  Point Secretary

State Directors

Shirley Wetz

Joellen Miller

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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