WIFQHA membership is required for exhibitors and owners to be qualified to earn year end awards in both the Foundation horse and the All Breed horse categories. The WIFQHA membership runs a calendar year from January through December.
Membership in the Foundation Quarter Horse Registry (FQHR) is required of those owners and exhibitors of Foundation quarter horses that compete in FQHR classes. The FQHR memberships run from when it is purchased to 12 months later (e.g. April 2019 - April 2020). So be sure exhibitor and owner are up to date on their memberships prior to show season.