Wilow Creek Quarter Horses is proud of their membership in the AQHA Ranching Heritage Breeders Association.
AQHA Ranching Heritage Breeders
Ranching Heritage Breeders are those that breed and raise the ranch-type horse, which remains at the core of the American Quarter Horse Association and epitomizes the breed's versatility.
To be recognized as a "Ranching Heritage Breeder," breeders should meet the following criteria:
- The ranch must be a member of the American Quarter Horse Association.
- Ranch remudas must consist of registered American Quarter Horses.
- The ranch must own a minimum of five AQHA-registered mares used to produce ranch horses.
- The ranch must maintain a remuda for the specific purpose of operating a working cattle ranch.
- The ranch must have received, at minimum, an AQHA 10-year Breeder award.
- The ranch must apply to and be approved by the AQHA Ranching Council
- The ranch must pay a $10 annual fee to maintain status as a Ranching Heritage Breeder