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AQHF: Board of Trustees Announces First Appointed Trustee

The American Quarter Horse Foundation Board of Trustees consists of the AQHA Executive Committee as elected trustees, plus a trustee appointed by the elected trustees. The Board of Trustees convenes quarterly to oversee Foundation business. In 2019, Robin Merrill of Poolville, Texas, was elevated to AQHA honorary vice president and also appointed to the American […]

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Enter Online Now: 2019 NSBA World Show

2019 marks the fourteenth annual NSBA World Championship Show. NSBA will offer all-breed classes over seven days and pay out in excess of $1,000,000 in cash prizes! In addition to the World Show classes, the NSBA Breeders Championship Futurity and Stakes classes are also offered. A trade show comprised of commercial exhibitory and pleasure horse […]

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AQHA Level 1 East All-Around Winners

After five days of competition May 1-5, all-around and high-point winners were named at the 2019 Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships in Wilmington, Ohio. Level 1 Amateur All-Around 1. Taylor Kungle of Oneco, Connecticut, and Krymsun Belle 2. Stacey Hibbert of Thornville, Ohio, and The Master of Deskys 3. Sarah Longworth of Delaware, Ohio, […]

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New AQHA Show Rules Approved by Executive Committee

The American Quarter Horse Association has released the AQHA Standing Committee Reports for the 2019 AQHA Convention, which was March 8-11 at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. Even though the deadline to submit rule-change proposals for the 2019 convention was December 31, 2018, your input is encouraged and taken into consideration when decisions are […]

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Vicky Holt Parker Joins the Prestigious Quarter Million Dollar Club

Vicky Holt Parker has become the 29th member of National Snaffle Bit Association’s prestigious Quarter Million Dollar Club. Vicky, who divides her time between Texas and North Carolina, becomes a member of the exclusive group of riders who have won $250,000 in NSBA lifetime earnings. Vicky grew up in Santa Barbara, California. “I started riding […]

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Bidding Closes May 15 For Performance and Halter Yearlings

“Bidding for yearlings in the Mid American Technology Center INTERNET Annual Production Auction is OPEN now and will CLOSE on Wednesday, May 15th, beginning at 7:00 PM CENTRAL time,” announces Mike Jennings of the Pro Horse Services, LLC., which produces the auction.  “We are pleased to host the annual auction for the MATC this year.   […]

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Judges Named for 2019 AQHA West Level 1 Championships

From The American Quarter Horse Association The American Quarter Horse Association has announced the judges for the rescheduled 2019 AQHA West Level 1 Championships, September 25-29 at the South Point Arena & Equestrian Center in Las Vegas. The individuals selected as the 2019 AQHA West Level 1 Championships judges are: Bobbie Jo Stanton of Shawnee, […]

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2019 AQHA Select World Show Judges Announced

The American Quarter Horse Association is excited to announce the judges for the 2019 AQHA Select World Championship Show, presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan). “The Adequan® Select World is one of the most prestigious events in the equine industry for competitors ages 50 and older,” said Patti Carter, AQHA senior director of judges. “It is […]

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NSBA Clarifies Color Class Eligibility

The NSBA board of directors met on May 7, 2019 and reviewed NSBA Rule 59 regarding Color horse eligibility as it pertains to Solid Bred or Breeding Stock registered horses. The board voted to add language to the existing rule to include: A Solid Bred or Breeding Stock horse will be eligible for Color classes […]

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AQHA Biosecurity: It’s All About the Horse

Biosecurity is a top priority of show personnel when planning and hosting an AQHA championship show. The American Quarter Horse Association is adding a new check-in procedure at all AQHA championship shows to protect the health of all of the horses at the event. Exhibitors must provide proof of vaccination or a booster within the […]

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