SAQ Adoption Program

The SAQ adoption program has been running since 2003 and we have successfully re-homed over 600 Standardbreds, retired from their racing careers. Some of these horses were retired due to injuries, or simply because they lacked speed. ›› Read more


Horse Registration

The SAQ can provide Standardbred owners with show registration cards that are necessary to contest agricultural shows and participate in the National High Point Awards and the SAQ Annual Awards. ›› Read more



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29th of September at Hatton Vale Grounds Muster >>> Unwind/Fun Day

Let our hair down at the end of another big season -  Only Fun to be had! Look here



Noosa North Shore Horse Riding & Camping

With SAQ  Friday 25 - Saturday 26 - Sunday 27

more info here



The SAQ will attend and sponsor on September 7 and 8, 2013, at Gatton Show Grounds,

the Lockyer Horse Expo and Exclusively Equine Welcome Show

So when you are there, just come along and say "HI"



Have you already checked out our SAQ State Sponsors?

Click here


SAQ 7th Annual State Show Championships

More information >>> click here


SAQ State Dressage and Show Jumping Championships

>>> Results


SAQ Muster June - Fun and Games Muster  **** POST PHONED****

More information >>>back up soon


March 2013 News & Announcements

Our latest Newsletter is up for viewing or downloading >>> Newsletter


SAQ April  Muster - incorporating a mini-clinic for Groundwork training

Sunday 28th April 2013 at the LWQHPA Grounds (Swan Road, Regency Downs)

Nominations due by:  Wednesday 17th April 

You can nominate and pay online (with Paypal, Credit Card, Debit Card) or offline options here or download the flyer


SAQ State Dressage and Show Jumping Championships

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May at Waterford Pony Club
“Newstead Park“ Weaber Road, Buccan

Download the Flyer here.

Nomination Pack coming soon!



February 2013 News & Announcements

SAQ Dressage & Jump Clinic

Saturday 16th March 2013 at Waterford Pony Club
“Newstead Park“ Weaber Road, Buccan

Download Flyer here

If you want to get your nominations through a bit quicker please click here to receive the Email Nomination Form and send it to Events


January 2013 News & Announcements

9th February Saturday at Marburg Show grounds Show Prep Clinic /Welcome Back & Sign On Ever wanted to learn how to prepare a horse for the show ring, brush up on your current skills or just tidy up your paddock ruffnut? Then this is for you!

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December 2012 News & Announcements

SAQ General Meeting and End of Year Break-Up

Sunday 9th December, 2012

Mi Hi Tavern (Sports Bar/Beer Garden), Fernvale Road, Brassall

General meeting starts 2.30pm

Break-up/Get-together will commence immediately after our General Meeting (approx 4pm)

All members welcome!

November 2012 News & Announcements

Our Special General Meeting was held on 17th November, 2012 and a new SAQ Committee was elected for 2012/13. Introducing the 2012/13 SAQ Committee:

President - Melissa Lewin

Vice President - Julie Mourilyan-Thomas

Secretary - Karyn Spreadborough

Treasurer - Nicole Clues

Horse Placement Officer - Nicole Clues

Events Co-ordinator - Emily Turner

Horse Registrar - Kayleen Lawson

Horse Welfare Officer - Alishia Norris

Grants/Fundraising Officer - Doug Walters

Merchandising Officer - Nicole Schuemann

Risk Management/Safety Officer - Karen Burrows

Public Relations Officer - Tania Gillespie

Newsletter Editor - Kayleen Lawson

Website Designer - Nicole Schuemann

We would like to thank the exiting 2011/12 Committee members for all their hard work and dedication to the SAQ over the past few years, and wish them well in their future endeavours.


October 2012 News & Announcements

The 2012 SAQ Inc Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday 27th October, 2012. As we were unable to fill all committee positions, we are holding another Special General Meeting on Saturday 17th November, 2012 at 2pm. This meeting will be held at the Mi Hi Tavern, 26 Fernvale Road, Brassall, QLD.

We encourage all our members to consider nominating for a committee position. Below is a list of the 14 SAQ Committee positions. We have nominations for 8 of these positions, but we are calling for further nominations for Vice President, Secretary, Events Co-Ordinator, Horse Registrar, Risk Management/Safety Officer and Public Relations Officer. At the very least, we need to fill the position of Secretary for our Club to continue to operate.

Please find links below to nomination form for all 2012/2013 committee positions and details of our Committee Members Roles and Responsiblities.

If you are interested in nominating for a position or have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Melissa Lewin on 0412 973 102.

Download Special General meeting Announcement and Committee Roles and Responsibilites

Download Nomination for Committee Form and post to:

The Secretary
PO Box 348
Rosewood QLD 4340.

September 2012 News & Announcement


Andrew Coombe

Mark Kreis

Alison Smith

Tara Clifford

Jodie Keidge

Virginia Carter

Wendy Lister

Michelle Oliver

Tracey Barry

Megan Steinberger

Janene Green

Ema Basic

Jodie Lucas

David Townsend

Michael Bleathman

Graeme Ryce

Jenna King

Julian Booth

Adele Newkirk

Mark and Linda McLellan

Cathy He

Andrea Maitby

Ramona Rohwedder

Katrina Beird

AJ Eggart

SAQ Inc - 2012 Annual General Meeting

DATE: Saturday 27th October, 2011

TIME: 3.00pm

LOCATION: Albion Park Raceway, Function Room, Amy Street, Breakfast Creek Qld

We encourage all our members to attend the AGM, and welcome any members who wish to nominate for a position on the committee. Of course if you do not attend, your vote will not be included, so be sure to come along and make your vote count! The new committee elected will hold their nominated positions until their tenure is completed depending on Anniversary date.

In order to vote or to be eligible to nominate for a committee position, members must hold a current 2012/2013 SAQ Inc Membership. Facilities will be available if you wish to join the SAQ Inc or renew your membership on the day of the AGM. Two members per Family Membership may vote and the Member on a Single Membership may vote. You must be over the age of 18 to vote at a Annual General Meeting. Your annual membership is paid in full before the AGM begins at 3pm.

Following the AGM we will be holding our Awards Ceremony for this years recipients.

Should you have any questions or enquiries please do not hesitate to contact us on (07) 4697 7682.

Download AGM Announcement

Download SAQ Proxy Form

Download Nomination for Committee Form and post to:

The Secretary
PO Box 348
Rosewood QLD 4340.

April 2012 News & Announcements

SAQ Dressage Spectacular - Sunday 22nd April, 2012

please check our Dressage Spectacular page for further details.

SAQ Trail Blazers Trail Ride - Saturday 5th May, 2012

please check our events page for further details.

SAQ May Muster - Sunday 27th May, 2012

please check our Monthly Musters page for further details


Naomi Sanderson

Nicole Hanrahan

Melissa Field

Casey Bassett

Alison Agnew

Maricy Dalsanto

Emily Auld

Debbie Barnett

Michele Stephenson

John Crawford

Liz Jones

Kay Kleinschmidt

Mandy Russell

Christine McJannett

Karen Winters

Karen Moore

Sean Bridges

Samantha Dobson

Cherie Riches

Melanie Gray