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Can. Horse & Membership Statistics

Province/Region 2018 Horse Population

Can. AQHA Members 

2019 CQHA Board of Directors 
Alberta 110,111 5,566 AQHA Directors: Ross Brigden, Wayne Burwash (CQHA President), Lorne Winther, Marc Garner, Mary Ellen Robinson (CQHA Treasurer), and CQHA members Ryan Smith, Bob Hawkins (CQHA 2nd Vice President)
British Columbia
1,853 AQHA Directors: Gayle Pawley-Wilson (AQHA Director At Large), Tara Gamble (CQHA Secretary) and CQHA Member Haidee Landry
Manitoba 24,901 728 AQHA Directors: Larry Clifford & Marnie Somers (AQHA Director At Large)
Ontario  21,890 2,578 AQHA Directors: Joe Carter (AQHA Director At Large), Kathy Patterson and CQHA member: Karen Cook
Quebec 12,517 1,112 AQHA Directors: Dr. Carole Joubert-Gaboury (AQHA Director At Large) and Gilles Seguin (CQHA 1st Vice President),
Saskatchewan 46,382 1,740 AQHA Directors: Melanie Burns,Trevor McBurney and CQHA member: Milt Rigetti
New Brunswick  1,327 209  CQHA members: Susan Chestnut (all Maritime provinces)

Newfoundland & Labrador

72 13  
Nova Scotia 2,242  311  
Prince Edward Island 424 36  
NWT & Yukon 96 14  
Totals: 244,267 14,160 *The number of 54,929 Canadian owners of AQHA horses refers to those who are owners/breeders but not necessarily current AQHA members, in 2018.

Because the AQHA values the privacy of its members, no individual Canadian AQHA member’s contact information has been provided to either the CQHA or Equestrian Canada.

However; if you ARE a current AQHA member and wish to identify yourself in order to become eligible to vote at the CQHA AGM and/or to receive information and communications, please complete this linked membership form to join CQHA (free to current AQHA members).

If you ARE NOT a current AQHA member, click here to view the benefits of joining. If you are interested and would like to join CQHA please print this linked “CQHA Direct Membership” form and submit the appropriate payment to CQHA either through our PayPal option or send a cheque via regular mail, to the address on the form.

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