Southern Belle Breeders
The Ohio Quarter Horse Association and Connie Hill, founder of the Southern Belle Invitation, have announced the transition of administration of the Southern Belle program to the Ohio Quarter Horse Association.
The Southern Belle Invitation, which began in 1994 as a futurity show and later added a breeders incentive program held during one event, has grown to include classes at major shows including the AQHA World Championship Show, the APHA World Championship Show, and the All American Quarter Horse Congress.
“The ability to change with the needs of the industry is paramount to the success of any solid program,” said Connie Hill. “I felt that to reach the pinnacle of success for our breeders, it was imperative to find a home for our breeders program that offered a full slate of events, quality management, people of integrity and the opportunity to expand. The Ohio Quarter Horse Association depicts all of these attributes and more.
“I am grateful for the friendship, business acumen of the director and president, and I look forward to watching The Southern Belle Breeders program flourish.”
The Southern Belle program has had strong ties to Ohio with Chris Cecil-Darnell serving as the show’s secretary and administrator of the breeder’s program. Chris, who currently serves as president of the Ohio Quarter Horse Association, will oversee the transition. Rhonda Harter, OQHA’s Congress horse show secretary, will lead the transition team and serve as the lead contact for stallion owners and breeders in the program.
Breeder's Program General Information:
2015 Breeder's Classes are open to offspring of stallions that have "SOLD" in the 2014 Southern Belle Breeder's program. Stallions that do not sell can make their offspring eligible by paying up their breeding at 1/2 the advertised breeding fee plus $100 administrative fee. The minimum a breeding is sold for is $600 which includes the $100 administrative fee.
2015 Participating Stallions:
Interested in purchasing a stallion or verifying your horse's eligibility? Click here to view a list of available or sold stallions. Stallion breedings may be purchased by contacting Rhonda Harter at (740) 943-2346 ext. 125 or email@example.com. Payments may be mailed to:
Ohio Quarter Horse Association
PO Box 209
Richwood, OH 43344
2015 Southern Belle Breeder's Congress Classes:
Southern Belle Breeder’s classes are held concurrently with the corresponding Congress Futurity or Stakes class. To be eligible, all horses must enter the corresponding Congress class.
8606 Breeders Open Western Longe Line
8607 Breeders Non Pro Western Longe Line
8608 Breeders Non Pro English Longe Line
8609 Breeders Open English Longe Line
8842 Breeders 2 YO Non Pro Western Pleasure
8843 Breeders 2 YO Non Pro Western Pleasure - Limited
8852 Breeders 3 YO Non Pro Hunter Under Saddle
8853 Breeders 3 YO Non Pro Hunter Under Saddle - Limited
8859 Breeders 2 YO Hunter Under Saddle
8858 Breeders 2 YO Hunter Under Saddle - Limited
9912 Breeders 3 YO Hunter Under Saddle
9913 Breeders 3 YO Hunter Under Saddle - Limited
9917 Breeders 3 YO Non Pro Western Pleasure
9918 Breeders 3 YO Non Pro Western Pleasure - Limited
9922 Breeders 3 YO Western Pleasure
9923 Breeders 3 YO Western Pleasure - Limited
9967 Breeders 2 YO Western Pleasure
9966 Breeders 2 YO Western Pleasure - Limited
8839 Breeders 10K Maturity Western Pleasure
8834 Breeders 10K Maturity Western Pleasure - Limited
2015 Breeder's Program:
Breedings for the 2015 Breeder's Program go on sale starting October 1, 2014. You may purchase a 2015 breeding for 1/2 the advertised breeding fee plus a $100 administrative fee. The minimum a breeding is sold for is $600 which includes the $100 administrative fee. Prices do not include additional farm fees. Please contact the breeder for information on farm fees. Download the 2015 Breeder's Contract.
DOWNLOAD THE SBB LOGO
The Breeder is asked to display the Southern Belle Breeder’s Logo on all advertisements to indicate to exhibitors and potential purchasers that your stallion’s offspring are eligible for Breeder’s winnings through Southern Belle Breeders. Download the SBB logo here.
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