North West Florida Quarter Horse Association

NWFQHA is an organization of horsemen, horsewomen and families organized to promote interest in breeding and exhibiting the American Quarter Horse. NWFQHA is located in northwest Florida and many of our shows are held at the Escambia County Equestrian Center in Pensacola, Florida. Our shows are AQHA-sanctioned and points earned are recorded in the national records.

Our Mission

To record and preserve the pedigree of the Quarter Horse while maintaining the integrity of the breeds. To provide beneficial services for its members which enhance and encourage Quarter Horse ownership and participation. To generate growth of NWFQHA membership via the marketing, promotion, advertising and publicity of the Quarter Horse.

 NWFQHA Show dates for 2012


2018 NWFQHA Show Dates:

    • May 12-13   Pensacola, FL   NWFQHA Show (Sanctioned with MQHA)
      Judges: L. Hufnagel; R. Spinks; N. Wilde; D. McDufee

    • June 23-24     Pensacola, FL  NWFQHA - June Jubliee Show 
      Judges: M. DeFoor; P. Scott; C. Scoggin; B. Gibby

    • September 29-30  Pensacola, FL NWFQHA - September Surf Sand & Sun Show (Sanctioned with LQHA & ALQHA) 
      Judges: L. Treptow; J. Starnes; C. McGauly; M. Ochetto

      ******* YOUTH FUND RAISER: Patterns will be ready 2 weeks prior to shows for $5. Please email for patterns: christiearrin@aol.com 

    • **** To run for NWFQHA Year-end points/awards, an exhibitor must be a member and show at 2 Pensacola shows (8 Judges) per the Bi-laws.

      Shows Sanctioned with NWFQHA:

    • * If an exhibitor is a member of NWFQHA and that person competes at one of the sanctioned shows below then the points from those shows will count toward the NWFQHA Year End Awards and Highpoints

    • May 5-6,       Amite, LA     (LQHA show sanctioned show with NWFQHA) 

    • May 25-27    Montgomery, AL    (ALQHA show  sanctioned with NWFQHA)
    • June 1-3     Jackson, MS  (MQHA show sanctioned with NWFQHA)


FOR STALL RESERVATIONS:  Check Show Bill for POC for each show. 

Shavings are PRE-ORDER for $8 a bag. However, If you order upon arrival, $9.00 a bag





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  • Because of a Horse is a promotional campaign designed to raise awareness and funds for America's Horse Cares, the therapeutic riding program of the American Quarter Horse Foundation. Click on the image below to learn more about this truly inspirational program
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Under Florida Statute, Section 773.02, except as provided in Section 773.03, an equine activity sponsor, an equine professional, or any other person, which shall include a corporation or partnership, shall not be liable for an injury to or death of a participant resulting from the inherent risks of equine activities and, except as provided in Section 773.03, no participant nor any participant's representative shall have any claim against or recover from any equine activity sponsor, equine professional, or any other person for injury, loss, damage, or death of the participant resulting from any of the inherent risks of equine activities.