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OQHA News

Ohio Youth snag honors during Ford Youth World Show
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Ohio Youth snag honors during Ford Youth World Show

The Ohio Quarter Horse Youth Association members are taking their “Ohio Hustles Harder” theme quite literally this show season. Last week, 67 Ohio youth and their 79 horses traveled to Oklahoma City to compete for the chance to be named an American Quarter Horse Association Ford World Show Champion. Several youth members walked away with those Championship honors while several others placed in the top performances overall. (See the complete list of Ohio winners below). Congratulations to each exhibitor! 2 Year Old Mares  Level 3 GRAND CHAMPION Horse: SHEZ COOL N ELUSIVE, BROWN MARE  (VERY COOL x MTK SHEZ ELUSIVE) Exhibitor:   BRADYN THOMAS BURKE, MOUNT VERNON, OH, US Owner: TIFFANY L BURKE, MOUNT VERNON,
AQHA Incentive Fund to Cease Stallion, Foal Nominations
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AQHA Incentive Fund to Cease Stallion, Foal Nominations

The incentive program will see its last payouts in the next few years. The American Quarter Horse Association, August 3, 2017  As a means to conclude the program, the  American Quarter Horse Association Incentive Fund  will not accept foal nominations past 2018 and, effective immediately, will no longer accept stallion nominations.  “The AQHA Incentive Fund was a landmark program for the equine industry, having paid out more than $80 million in its lifetime,” said AQHA Chief Show Officer Pete Kyle. “The fund was so successful that it became a model for many others. However, multiple factors in the past decade contributed to the Incentive Fund’s decline.” Ultimately, a lack of participation led the AQHA Executive
OQHA is proud to announce their 2017 Congress NYATT Team!
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OQHA is proud to announce their 2017 Congress NYATT Team!

2017 Congress NYATT Team Showmanship - Ellexxah Maxwell & Cora Wyers Barrels - Colin Robinson & Maggie Cain Reining - Caleb Sturgeon & Isabella Tesmer Hunter Under Saddle - Olivia Tordoff & Ashton Krutulis Hunt Seat Equitation - Lauren Carnahan & Kalee Lohr Western Pleasure - Gavin Patterson & Halie Harner Horsemanship - Marley Mainwaring & Emma Brown
AQHA Hall of Fame Unveiling
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AQHA Hall of Fame Unveiling

Displays for the  American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame  Class of 2017 were unveiled July 25 in a special ceremony at the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum in Amarillo. Four men and one woman were inducted in March during the 2017 AQHA Convention: AQHA Past President  Peter J. Cofrancesco III  of Sparta, New Jersey; AQHA Executive Committee member, the late  Dick Monahan  from Walla Walla, Washington;  Bobby D. Cox  of Fort Worth, Texas; the late  Marvin Barnes  of Ada, Oklahoma; and trainer and horsewoman  Sandra Vaughn  of Hernando, Florida. Five horses were also inducted: 1987 racing stallion  Strawfly Special , 1985 western pleasure stallion  Zips Chocolate Chip , 1994 show gelding  Majestic