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UPDATED LIST: Horse Events Canceled or Postponed Due to Coronavirus

As the concern of COVID-19 continues to spread, the horse world has responded by canceling or postponing some events. GoHorseShow will update this list as official announcements are made that impact our industry’s events. Canceled or Postponed Events Tom Powers Triple Challenge Futurity – June 22 – Postponed to December 12-20 and moved to Ocala, […]

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APHA Board of Directors Modifies Trail Obstacle Requirements

Due to COVID-19 and the reopening of equine events in many states, the APHA Board of Directors has immediately approved the temporary removal of touch-point obstacles in all APHA trail classes; these obstacles include rope drags, gates or carrying an obstacle. The variance addresses rule SC-301.E Ranch Trail, which requires opening, passing through, and closing […]

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A Letter to AQHA Professional Horsemen

AQHA and the AQHA Professional Horsemen’s Council are dedicated to ensuring the safety and welfare of horses and all participants, as shows and events resume, pending local, state, and federal coronavirus mandates. Dear AQHA Professional Horsemen, I hope this letter finds you all well. I know we are all more than ready to get back […]

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Strong May Auctions – June Auctions Open for Entries

“We are pleased to report that our May Internet Auctions posted strong results.  The first auction, closing on May 2nd, the 18th Annual Penn State Quarter Horse Auction, set a record for the highest average price per horse at $7,891.00,” states Mike Jennings of Professional Horse Services, LLC.  “The Spring Barrel Horse Internet Auction saw the High […]

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APHA Youth World Games Postponed to 2021

APHA’s much-anticipated Youth World Games will be postponed to 2021 after the worldwide Coronavirus crisis forced the European Paint Horse Championship’s cancelation. Teams from twelve countries had entered what was to be Germany’s second time hosting the Games. Now they’ll have an additional year to raise funds for the trip and to prepare for the […]

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AQHA Announces Trail Modifications Due to COVID-19

The AQHA Executive Committee and AQHA leadership are currently evaluating protocols and recommendations to implement when local, state, and federal mandates are lifted and the impact of any new guidelines on AQHA shows and programs. The Executive Committee recently approved waiving the gate as a mandatory obstacle in the trail, AQHA Rule SHW 466.1, and […]

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2020 Ford Youth World Schedule Now Online

The tentative schedule for the 2020 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show is now available online. View the tentative schedule here. The schedule includes Level 3, Adequan® Level 2, and 13-&-Under Level 3 core classes, plus the addition of Nutrena Level 1 youth classes, which were added to the Ford Youth World because the 2020 […]

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Tim “The Trail Man” Kimura Receives Impact Award from NSBA

The National Snaffle Bit Association has announced that Tim Kimura, of Oak Point, Texas, will receive the Impact Award at its 2020 NSBA Honors awards banquet in August. The Impact Award is given to an individual or entity who has had a great impact on the industry. Known for his creative and innovative Trail course […]

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AQHA Releases Video Presentations – The Foundation Report

We are excited to release a series of video presentations, which would have been delivered at the 2020 AQHA Convention. The first in the series is the American Quarter Horse Foundation report, presented by Chief Foundation Officer Dr. Anna Morrison. Throughout the presentation, Dr. Morrison shares more about the Foundation, accomplishments over the past year, […]

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Penn State 2020 Internet Horse Auction Sets Record

A New Twist on an Old Tradition: Program Celebrates Successful Online Quarter Horse Sale Despite only having a few weeks to shift an in-person auction to an online auction, the 18th annual Penn State Equine Science Showcase and Quarter Horse Sale was a smashing success. Twelve horses sold for approximately $94,700, giving this sale the highest average […]

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