The All American Quarter Horse Congress is an unparalleled destination for Quarter Horse enthusiasts everywhere. Every October for the last 54 years, exhibitors and spectators alike travel to Columbus, Ohio, for the world’s largest single-breed horse show. For twenty-seven days, the Congress is enjoyed by 650,000 attendees in and out of the arena. The show truly feels like a magical experience.
However, behind every magic trick is a magician pulling the strings to create the ultimate experience for the audience. The Congress is no different. Congress-goers are greeted with world-class competition, top-notch shopping, educational demonstrations and so much more.
The Congress is owned and operated by the Ohio Quarter Horse Association (OQHA), located in Columbus, Ohio. OQHA is led by President and Tri-Chairman Greg Tordoff, Chris Darnell, Kelli Diaz, George Seanor, and the OQHA Board of Directors. OQHA leadership oversees all aspects of the event and develops strategic initiatives to ensure the success of the Congress.
OQHA staff includes Dr. Scott Myers – CEO, Rhonda Harter – Congress Show and Futurity Secretary, Joanne Taylor – Executive Assistant, Carey Cooper – Operations, Autumn Bowlby – Marketing and Communications Director and David Gorman – Treasurer.
Leadership, staff, and so many more work tirelessly throughout the year to create the magic that is the All American Quarter Horse Congress
THE PLANNING MONTHS (NOVEMBER 2021-AUGUST 2022)