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IQHRA Board Of Directors Meeting On Saturday June 11 At 10:30 AM!
Remember, That Is Belmont Saturday At Prairie Meadows!


Average, Median Drop at Heritage Winter Mixed Sale

Average, Median Drop at Heritage Winter Mixed Sale


Prairie Meadows Sets Equine Health Policies For Start Of 2016 Live Racing Season
Final EHV-1 Policy For Start Of 2016 Racing Season

Quarter Horse Piroplasmosis/Coggins/Health Certificate Policy For 2016


Stakes Nominations After May Payments Are Now Posted!


The Horse Racing Industry In Iowa Is Stronger Than Ever Before


Become an advocate of the valuable economic and agricultural impact horse ownership, breeding, and racing has on Iowa. Some things to keep in mind:
  • Racing purses are allocated by law and have no end date, 2019 or otherwise.

  • Owning, breeding, and racing horses in Iowa employs 2,100 people every year.

  • Track attendance at Prairie Meadows is up 16.7% over the past 5 years.

  • The combined number of registered Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse breeders in Iowa has risen significantly over the last five years.

Are you an owner or breeder? Become a member today!



On behalf of the Officers, Directors, and Members of the IQHRA, welcome to our website.

The Iowa Quarter Horse Racing Association is an organization of devoted Quarter Horse racing owners, breeders, and enthusiasts working as a group and dedicated to promoting and perpetuating Quarter Horse racing in the state of Iowa. The officials elected by its membership represent the association at Prairie Meadow Racetrack and Casino in Altoona, IA.

We invite you to learn more about the Iowa Quarter Horse Racing and the programs we sponsor. for more information about the IQHRA, email us.

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