About March  9, 2021

The Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders Association (LQHBA) Breeding and Racing Program offers:

  • Year Round Racing at Louisiana Downs (46 days), Delta Downs (46 days), Fairgrounds (10 days) and Evangeline Downs (46 days)
  • Breeder Awards! HISTORY and a thriving industry! (mare and stallion awards) over $38 MILLION PAID OUT SINCE 2013! Almost $5 Million per year for the last EIGHT YEARS!!
  • Breeder Awards (mare awards) paid to breeders of Accredited Louisiana Bred foals finishing 1st, 2nd and 3rd in State Bred and Open Bred overnight Races! (25% of what the horse earns). Accredited Louisiana Bred Stakes Races are eligible for Breeder Awards. OPEN Stakes races are not eligible for Breeder Awards.
  • Year End Awards Accredited Louisiana Bred (LQHBA) Champions
  • Annual Yearling Sale since 1977 (40+ years)
  • Annual Membership Meeting & Awards Banquet

Accredited Louisiana Bred Futurities and Derbies handled by LQHBA

  • $200,000 Added RGI LQHBA LOUISIANA MILLION - Evangeline Downs ($1,000,000 Futurity Final)
  • $150,000 Added RGI Sale Futurity - Fair Grounds Fair Grounds ($400,000 Est.)
  • $100,000 Added LQHBA Breeders Derby - Evangeline Downs -($275,000 Est.)
  • $100,000 Added RGII Mardi Gras Futurity - Louisiana Downs ($250,000 Guaranteed)
  • $50,000 Added Mardi Gras Derby - Louisiana Downs ($100,000 Est.)
  • Three $100,000 Guaranteed Louisiana Champions Day Races (RGII & RGIII) at Fair Grounds Race Course

Accredited Louisiana Bred Futurities and Derbies handled by Delta Downs

  • $75,000 Added RG2 Laddie Futurity Delta Downs ($275,000 Est.)
  • $75,000 Added RG2 Lassie Futurity Delta Downs ($275,000 Est.)
  • $350,000 Added RG1 Lee Berwick Futurity Delta Downs Delta Downs ($1,000,000 Est.)
  • $150,000 Added RG3 LA Bred Derby Delta Downs ($225,000 Est.)

A Guaranteed Minimum of 148 Quarter Horse Racing Days Annually in Louisiana

  • Delta Downs Vinton (46 QH racing days)
  • Evangeline Downs Opelousas (46 QH racing days)
  • Fair Grounds New Orleans (10 QH racing days)
  • Louisiana Downs Bossier City (46 QH racing days)


2020 LQHBA BOARD MEMBERS
Central
  • Karen Darling Falgoust - Opelousas, LA
  • Natalie Montgomery, DVM - Pineville, LA
  • Leigh Perry - Alexandria, LA

North

  • D. Michael Hayes - Natchitoches, LA

South Central

  • Ryan Robicheaux - Breaux Bridge, LA
  • Kenny Patton - New Iberia, LA
  • Jerome Ballard - Kaplan, LA

South East

  • Dutcher Jumonville - Ventress, LA
  • Jimmie Hatcher - Kentwood, LA
  • Riley Blanchet - Rosedale, LA

South West

  • Larry Findley, DVM - Vinton, LA
  • Kirt Chaisson - Jennings, LA
  • Bobby Randle - Vinton, LA


2020 LQHBA BOARD OFFICERS
Ryan Robicheaux
President

Kirt Chaisson
1st Vice President

Leigh Perry
2nd Vice President

Dr. Larry Findley
Secretary/Treasurer

Bruce Salard
Executive Director