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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2016/2017 Standardbred National High Points Competition online nominations:

The SAQ competitors did extremely well last year and we would love to see as many of you as possible again contesting the National Competition this season

Members of the Standardbred Pleasure Associations, in Australia, are invited to take part in this exciting National, members-only, competition.
There will be junior and senior sections in the competition as follows:

With the following states Tasmania, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia all now taking part in what has the capacity to become one of the largest show-ring competitions in Australia.
Each state association, participating in this season’s competition, has nominated 4 shows that offer led and ridden classes that lead to a Supreme Led Exhibit sash presentation and a Ridden Champion sash presentation.

SAQ will once again be offering the National High Points Competition this year. A big thank you to our Show Secretary, Sarah Millard, who has been working with the Show Society’s to secure additional classes in the NHPC Shows. Details of these extra classes will be available as soon as each show society releases their show schedules. The nominated NHPC Shows in QLD this year will be:

Warwick Agricultural Show – 25th - 26th March, 2017 (Confirmed)

Marburg Agricultural Show – 12th - 13th May, 2017 (Confirmed)

Kalbar Agricultural Show – 23rd - 24th June, 2017 (Unconfirmed)

Redcliffe Agricultural Show - 1st - 2nd July, 2017 (Unconfirmed)


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