About November  20, 2017

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

  • $21 Million in Quarter Horse Purses in 2016
  • Breeder Awards (mare awards) – over $4,400,000 paid in 2016
  • Breeder Awards (mare awards) paid to breeders of Accredited Louisiana Bred foals finishing 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th in the state! (25% of what the horse earns)
  • Effective June 2016 – LQHBA will begin paying Breeder Awards (mare awards) through last place for all horses that qualify and earn purse money in all accredited Louisiana-Bred Futurity and Derby Finals as well as the three Champions Day stakes!
  • Stallion Awards - $500,000 annually!
  • Year End Awards – Accredited Louisiana Bred (LQHBA) Champions
  • Annual Yearling Sale and Fall Mixed Sale
  • 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 ($350,000 Est.)
  • $150,000 Added LQHBA Breeders Derby - Evangeline Downs -($300,000 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.)
  • $200,000 Added RG1 Lee Berwick Futurity – Delta Downs ($650,000 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)


LQHBA BOARD MEMBERS
Central
  • Julien "Butch" Stevens, III - Leesville, LA
  • Lyle Guillory - Alexandria, LA
  • Natalie Montgomery, DVM - Pineville, LA

North

  • Leigh Lepinski - Shreveport, LA
  • D. Michael Hayes - Natchitoches, LA

South Central

  • Ryan Robicheaux - Breaux Bridge, LA
  • Kenny Patton - New Iberia, LA
  • Stevie Romero - Saint Martinville, LA

South East

  • Dutcher Jumonville - Ventress, LA
  • Jimmie Hatcher - Kentwood, LA
  • Tim Rogers - Lettsworth, LA

South West

  • Larry Findley, DVM - Vinton, LA
  • Kirt Chaisson - Jennings, LA
  • JoBaya Foreman - DeRidder, LA


LQHBA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Lyle Guillory
President

Ryan Robicheaux
1st Vice President

Kirt Chaisson
2nd Vice President

Kenny Patton
Secretary/Treasurer

Henry Cole Gahagan, Jr.
LQHBA Attorney

Tony Patterson
Executive Director