Hall of Fame February  22, 2017

The Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders' Association Hall-of-Fame showcases the many horses and people who have earned the distinction of becoming part of Quarter Horse Racing history in Louisiana. To be part of the Hall-of-Fame, horses and people must have been outstanding over a period of years in a variety of categories. They must have brought exceptional visibility and/or contribution to Quarter Horse Racing and the State of Louisiana.

Hall-of-Fame inductees are chosen each year by a selection committee and are honored at the annual LQHBA Awards Banquet. The inaugural inductee class were announced in January 2016 and will be honored Saturday April 9 at the LQHBA Awards Banquet in the Evangeline Downs Event Center beginning at 5:00 p.m. (CST).

A special thank you to Martha Claussen for research and writing bios and to Speedhorse and TRACK magazines for helping track down photos of these inductees from their archives.

The inductees have each played a significant role in Louisiana Quarter Horse industry. Inductees into the 2016 class for the Louisiana Quarter Horse Breeders' Association
Hall-of-Fame are:

PEOPLE

  • Claude & Bessie Jeane
  • Leverne Perry

HORSES

  • Oh Black Magic
  • Rockets Magic
  • Royal Bushwhacker

Below are photos each Hall of Fame member inducted in 2016. Click their photo or name in the left hand toolbar to read their biographical information.

CLASS OF 2017 HALL OF FAME