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During his term as AQHA’s 28th President, Bill G. Reed implemented the AQHA Amateur Division, continued to raise funds for the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame, and was also influential in the screening and training of AQHA judges. He was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 1995. Learn more about the AQHA Hall of Fame inductees at http://aqha.com/en/Foundation/Museum/Hall-of-Fame/Hall-of-Fame-Inductees.aspx

Sparks Rust, Jr. was a cowboy, and he and his family have been raising Quarter Horses since AQHA began. He was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2001. Learn more about the AQHA Hall of Fame inductees at http://aqha.com/en/Foundation/Museum/Hall-of-Fame/Hall-of-Fame-Inductees.aspx

Thanks to visionaries like C.O. “Mac” McKerley of Zachary, Louisiana, AQHA has the Youth World Championship Show and programs like AQHYA. He was inducted into the Quarter Horse Hall of Fame in 2000. Learn more about the AQHA Hall of Fame inductees at http://aqha.com/en/Foundation/Museum/Hall-of-Fame/Hall-of-Fame-Inductees.aspx

“As long as we have cattle, we are going to have horses,” said AQHA Past President J.D. Blondin. Blondin was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2007. Learn more about the AQHA Hall of Fame inductees at http://aqha.com/en/Foundation/Museum/Hall-of-Fame/Hall-of-Fame-Inductees.aspx

Tom Finley was a part of the Quarter Horse industry in every way possible, competitor, judge, AQHA Executive Committee member and breeder. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1992. Learn more about the AQHA Hall of Fame inductees at http://aqha.com/en/Foundation/Museum/Hall-of-Fame/Hall-of-Fame-Inductees.aspx

Horseman, leader, visionary and, above all, gentleman. This is just the short list that describes AQHA Past President Don Burt. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2004. Learn more about the AQHA Hall of Fame inductees at http://aqha.com/en/Foundation/Museum/Hall-of-Fame/Hall-of-Fame-Inductees.aspx

“My interest in horses has always been toward mares,” Rick Johns said in 1984, when he was serving as AQHA’s 34th president. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1997. Learn more about the AQHA Hall of Fame inductees at http://aqha.com/en/Foundation/Museum/Hall-of-Fame/Hall-of-Fame-Inductees.aspx

Zack T. Wood’s grandfather passed on a love for horses and cattle that led Zack to make lasting impressions on the American Quarter Horse and cutting horse industries. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2003. Learn more about the AQHA Hall of Fame inductees at http://aqha.com/en/Foundation/Museum/Hall-of-Fame/Hall-of-Fame-Inductees.aspx

R.A. "Rob" Brown Jr. continues the tradition of breeding strong cow horses on the family ranch, R.A. Brown Ranch, which has been operating since 1895. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2004. Learn more about the AQHA Hall of Fame inductees at http://aqha.com/en/Foundation/Museum/Hall-of-Fame/Hall-of-Fame-Inductees.aspx

Gerald “Jerry” O’Connor was the first physician to be elected AQHA President when he took office at the 1987 convention. He was inducted into the Quarter Horse Hall of Fame in 1998. Learn more about the AQHA Hall of Fame inductees at http://aqha.com/en/Foundation/Museum/Hall-of-Fame/Hall-of-Fame-Inductees.aspx