Who We Are
The All American Quarter Horse Congress is the world's largest single-breed horse show with about 28,000 entries in 2022. Held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, the show attracts 650,000 people and generates $409 million in the central Ohio economy. The All American Quarter Horse Congress is hosted by the Ohio Quarter Horse Association, a state affiliate of the American Quarter Horse Association. Our mission is to protect and promote the Quarter Horse and the interests of owners, breeders, exhibitors, and enthusiasts. OQHA is committed to setting the standard in the equine industry by engaging equine enthusiasts through world-class competition, recreational activities, education, and engagement of the next generation of participants and industry leaders.
2023 All American Quarter Horse Congress Dates
September 26 - October 22, 2023
Ohio Expo Center
717 East 17th Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43211
Single Day: $25 PER VEHICLE
*** Daily parking on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays is only $15***
Entire Show: $75 PER VEHICLE
*Online transaction fees not included.
Please note that there is no additional charge for admission. Admission includes access to all events except for Freestyle Reining, and the Congress PBR.
Attendees to the All American Quarter Horse Congress are encouraged to reserve parking in advance, prior to arriving to the fair grounds.
Attendees who purchase one-time admissions must park north of 17th Avenue. All commercial exhibitors, horse show exhibitors and whole-show pass spectators may park on the main fairgrounds (south of 17th Avenue). These exhibitors and spectators with whole-show passes may also park trucks and cars on top of the Gilligan Barn, but no trailers are permitted on top of the barn. There will be only one-way traffic around the Gilligan Barn. Any vehicle, including trailers, trucks, cars or golf carts, that parks in an unauthorized area, or without proper stickers/permits, will be towed by the Ohio State Highway Patrol at the owner's expense.
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Ohio Quarter Horse Association
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