About MassQHA

AQHA's state, provincal and international affiliates work together to promote the American Quarter Horse by sharing ideas and planning activities. By becoming a member of the Massachusetts Quarter Horse Association, you will have access to outstanding awards recognition, show programs, and leadership opportunities.

MassQHA Officers & Directors

Nancy Moos


Abby Antes

Vice President

Amy Salter


Cindy Hidell

Recording Secretary

Lori Mahassel

Corresponding Secretary

Matt McCallan

Youth Advisor

2024 Board of Directors

Karen Brooks

Mike McCallan

Maria Veale

Brenda Putney

Aimee Rossetti 

Terri Ray

Nancy Moos

Marge Tanner

MassQHA Bylaws

The Massachusetts Quarter Horse Association (MassQHA) is organized for the purpose of educating youths and adults about the American Quarter Horse, its temperament and history; to promote the best interests of Quarter Horse owners, riders, and enthusiasts, as well as the breed; to promote and encourage breeding, performance and competitions involving the American Quarter Horse within the Commonwealth, and to encourage sportsmanship and youth activity.

Sponsor Letter

For MassQHA members - here is our sponsorship letter that can be used when asking for donations.

Sponsorship Packages

Please click here to download our sponsorship packages!

Scholarship Application

Any MassQHA member in good standing (dues paid) for 2 of the past 3 years (2021, 2022, 2023) is eligible to apply, regardless of age.

Ride Program Requirements

This program is designed to reward MassQHA members for the hours they spend riding their QH's or any breed of horse.

Livestock Health Requirements

Currently an Official Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (OCVI) is required for each state for every animal movement across state lines.

Biosecurity Measures for Equine Events

Download guidelines & recommendations for biosecurity at equine events.

Horse Show Information

Click here to view information on the MassQHA Novice Show & Annual Show.

Banquet Information

MassQHA is hoping to hold an awards banquet in 2024. If you would like to join the banquet committee, please get in touch!

massqha ride program flyer

Get rewarded for your time in the saddle in three easy steps:

1. Join MassQHA or renew your membership

2. Pay your one time $25 Ride Program fee

3. Log your hours for the year and submit them by October 1st


MassQHA thanks all of our generous sponsors – we could not do what we do without you!