Welcome to the website of the AQHA UK

The American Quarter Horse Association UK

We are a registered charity dedicated to promoting the Quarter Horse in the UK. We maintain the Breed Registry for the UK, as well as holding events and shows around the country and much more.  Please join us in celebrating this beautiful equine breed.

Sales Pages

If you wish to advertise please send in the wording and up to two photographs to info@aqha.uk.com To visit the advert page click here Adverts are free for members to advertise their own horses, tack and equipment.


Please note that the address for passports and registrations is:

AQHA UK, Oakridge Arena, Swinderby Road, Collingham, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG23 7NZ

Please make sure you write AQHA UK on the envelope to ensure it arrives in the correct office.  

  Please read all the relevant information regarding latest legislation on the Passport pages

Become a Member and get a Passport

Being of member of the American Quarter Horse Association of the United Kingdom brings many benefits for those interested in the Quarter Horse.



Urgent: EHV-1 Outbreak alert.

 EHV-1 outbreak update 13/01/20  On Thursday 9 January, the British Equestrian Federation (BEF) issued an update following the confirmed diagnosis of EHV-1 (Equine Herpes Virus) at an equestrian centre in Hampshire, which has now been named as Crofton Manor...

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Urgent – EHV-1 outbreak

British Equestrian Federation responds to EHV-1 outbreak   The British Equestrian Federation acknowledges the diagnosis of a case of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) at an equestrian centre in Hampshire on 8 January 2020.   The Federation supports the actions of...

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Equine Flu – Urgent reminder

Please read the article below taken from Showing World's pages regarding Equine Flu.  AQHA UK are affiliated to the Showing Council and therefore adopt their rules and advice for Equine Fu vaccinations. AQHA UK will check passports at any of their shows and...

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Passport Reminders – Please Read!

IMPORTANT PASSPORT REMINDER   1. PLEASE SEND YOUR PASSPORTS BY RECORDED DELIVERY AT THE VERY LEAST. In the last two months three passports mailed by normal post have gone missing. If you send by recorded or special delivery you can recover the cost of a duplicate...

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DEFRA – Essential travel information

Below is the latest information from DEFRA re travelling to Europe (going to shows, import/export).  It is unedited and therefore the complete letter that we recently received, and have been asked to pass onto all our members.  It is lengthy, but...

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To all Breeders of QH’s

Imported horse with foreign passports - You must have your horse over-stamped into the UK within 30 days or arrival. The work involved for the Registrar is the same but the information is obtained form the existing passport so no forms are required. BUT, I do...

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Congratulations to Lita Pocock, Lee Rutter and the Oakridge team for winning:
Supreme Champion 2019


Owned by Lita Pocock and Shown by Lee Rutter.


Image below:  Stephen Brain presenting the awards to Lee Rutter