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

2023 Show Dates:

March 24th -26th 2023 NWFQHA March Madness Circuit- Escambia County Equestrian Center, Pensacola, Florida (MQHA Sanctioned/Approved)

April 29th -30th  2023 NWFQHA Show - Escambia County Equestrian Center, Pensacola, Florida 

May 5th-7th 2023 Louisiana Quarter Horse Association (LQHA) Crawfish Classic – Pointe Couple Parish Multi Use Arena, New Roads, Louisiana

May 26th-29th  2023 Alabama Quarter Horse Association (ALQHA) Summer Sizzler-Covington Arena, Andalusia, Alabama

June 3rd – 4th 2023 Mississippi Quarter Horse Association (MQHA) Summer Show – Lauderdale County Agri Center, Meridian, Mississippi 

September 22nd -24th 2023 NWFQHA Show - Escambia County Equestrian Center, Pensacola, Florida (ALQHA & LQHA Sanctioned/Approved)




                  Go to the Show Info Page for Showbill and Entry Forms!        

  •  If an exhibitor is a member of NWFQHA and that person competes at one of the sanctioned shows above then the points from those shows will count toward the NWFQHA Year End Awards and Highpoints
  • 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-lawsPLUS have a minimum of 10 points in the class to win a year end award

  • Year end awards and all around/high point awards won at NWFQHA shows must be claimed within 5 months or the awards become property of the association.
  • Circuit awards must be claimed at the show in which they are won, any unclaimed awards will become property of the association. 


FOR STALL RESERVATIONS:  Check Showbill for POC for each show. 

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



  • 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
    Becasue of a Horse

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.