About February  22, 2017

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

  • $22 Million in Quarter Horse Purses in 2015
  • Breeder Awards (mare awards) – over $4,500,000 paid in 2015
  • Breeder Awards (mare awards) paid to breeders of Accredited Louisiana Bred foals finishing 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th in the state!
  • 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
  • Futurities and Derbies handled by LQHBA
    • $200,000 Added RGI LQHBA Breeders Futurity - Evangeline Downs ($1,000,000 LQHBA Futurity Final)
    • $150,000 Added RGI Sale Futurity - Fair Grounds ($350,000 Est.)
    • $150,000 Added LQHBA Breeders Derby - Evangeline Downs -($250,000 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
  • A Guaranteed Minimum of 148 Quarter Horse Racing Days Annuallyin 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
  • Lyle Guillory
  • Natalie Montgomery, DVM

North

  • Leigh Lepinski
  • D. Michael Hayes

South Central

  • Ryan Robicheaux
  • Kenny Patton
  • Arnold Trahan

South East

  • Gerald Averett, Jr.
  • Dutcher Jumonville
  • Jimme Hatcher
  • Shawn Magee (Immediate Past President)

South West

  • Mark Petry
  • Kirt Chaisson
  • Larry Findley, DVM


LQHBA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Julien "Butch" Stevens, III
President

Leigh Lepinski
1st Vice President

Gerald Averett, Jr.
2nd Vice President

Lyle Guillory
Secretary/Treasurer

Henry Cole Gahagan, Jr.
LQHBA Attorney

Tony Patterson
Executive Director