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.


Patterns are posted for Novice & Rookie Horse Show -- Link Below for Show

Level 1 (Novice) & Rookie Horse Show Aug 21st Aberdeen SD

Congratulations to Kristen Gonsoir for being appointed as National Director for South Dakota!!


2022 SDQHA Executive Committee

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2022 Officers

Bob Quickstad: President

Sheila Schelske: Vice President

Jodie Svennes & Shelby Holmes: Treasurer, Secretary, Website

Becky Johnson, Youth Advisors

Janet Hansen, Point Secretary

State Directors

Shirley Wetz

Joellen Miller

Sheila Schelske

Bob Quikstad

Jodie Svennes

Troy Crowser

Heather Sutton

Penny Petersen

Beth Price

Amy Krueger

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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