Become A Member

Membership is required in order to participate in all AQHRA Stakes and Awards programs, Equine events and “Foaled in Alberta” programs, incentives and bonuses.  Membership year is from January 1 to December 31.  Payment at the beginning of the calendar year is encouraged to ensure the Association has up-to-date contact information for ongoing communications.

Membership Fees will remain the same in 2019.

2019 AQHRA Membership Application

Download Printable AQHRA By-Laws


**NEW** Beginning January 1, 2017, a trainer must be a member of the AQHRA to enter and/or participate in any AQHRA Stakes Race or added money race.

**NEW** AQHA Challenge Membership requirement beginning January 1, 2017, an AQHA membership is required for all owners and trainers participating in any AQHA Racing Challenge race.

Just a reminder: two (2) important additions to the current membership application (introduced in 2016) are as follows:

  1. Association By-Laws: Signature required agreeing to abide to the By-Laws of the Association.
  1. Privacy & Consent: Signature required providing the Association with consent to communicate with member via electronic means as outlined in Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL).  The legislation requires that the Association obtain expressed consent from its members for email communications.  In addition the Association requests permission to share contact information (including by electronic means) for the purposes of providing and producing publications, lists and to perform marketing and advertising services.

Annual General Meeting

By becoming a full-fledged member of the AQHRA, you receive liability insurance and you are also invited to attend and participate in our Annual General Meeting held each year. Your membership grants you the right to vote on any agenda items at this meeting and your participation is encouraged!

Frequently Asked Questions  Updated March 2017