2018 All American Quarter Horse Congress Horse Show Schedule Released
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2018 All American Quarter Horse Congress Horse Show Schedule Released

2018 All American Quarter Horse Congress Horse Show Schedule The schedule for the 52nd annual All American Quarter Horse Congress, held October 2-28, 2018, has been set by the Ohio Quarter Horse Association. Visit  www.quarterhorsecongress.com/horse-show-schedule  to view or download a complete schedule. New Classes for 2018 Level 1 Ranch Riding & NSBA  All Performance Halter classes are now NSBA dual approved Southern Belle Breeders 4 & 5 Year Old Open Trail Stakes NSBA & Limited Southern Belle Breeders 3 Year Old Open Trail Stakes NSBA & Limited 4 & 5 Year Old Non Pro Trail Stakes NSBA  Southern Belle Breeders 4 & 5 Year Old Non Pro Trail Stakes NSBA 3 Year Old & Over $2,500
OMIQHA show a success!
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OMIQHA show a success!

By Natalie Hilty A HUGE thank you to the Ohio Michigan Indiana Quarter Horse Association for hosting a certainly exciting show this past weekend (April 14-15) and to Eden Park Equestrian Center for providing the facility in which the exhibitors showed!   “The OMIQHA Warm Up Show” had every youth and amateur class, excluding open classes, available to exhibitors both Saturday and Sunday to make for a lengthy show that was definitely worth it as everyone had a chance to accumulate several points along the way. Class numbers were outstanding- around 20-30 entries per class and even over 40 entries in Novice Youth showmanship for both days.   Listed below are two questions answered by a few youth who showed in Sunbury
Reach Out and Amplify at YES
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Reach Out and Amplify at YES

Reach Out with youth members from around the world to amplify AQHYA at the 2018 Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar, slated for June 28-30 in College Station, Texas. Youth interested in attending the  2018 Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar , scheduled for June 28-30 in College Station, Texas, can now download the registration form. "I have attended the Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar for many years as a youth adviser and parent,” said Kathleen Ralls, AQHYA mother and past Virginia Quarter Horse Youth Association Adviser. “YES has been the highlight of our children’s AQHYA careers.” YES welcomes  American Quarter Horse Youth Association  members and non-members, ages 10 to 18, to experience
2019-21 Adequan® Select World Shows Move to Fort Worth
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2019-21 Adequan® Select World Shows Move to Fort Worth

The American Quarter Horse Association, April 10, 2018 The American Quarter Horse Association has named  Will Rogers Memorial Center  in Fort Worth, Texas, as the new location for the 2019, 2020 and 2021  Adequan® Select World Championship Show.   The tentative dates for the 2019 Adequan® Select World are August 21-31. The show's qualifying period is June 1, 2018, to May 31, 2019. “AQHA is very grateful to the Tri-State Fairgrounds in Amarillo, and the hospitality that has been shown to AQHA and AQHA members since the inception of the Adequan® Select World in 2003,” said Pete Kyle, AQHA chief show officer. “We are looking forward to building a relationship with the Will Rogers Memorial Center to provide a more
EOQHA show held at Columbus Fairgrounds
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EOQHA show held at Columbus Fairgrounds

The Ohio Quarter Horse Youth Association media committee and reporter are working to provide you with a few questions answered by several youth who show their horse(s) at the Ohio circuit shows throughout the year. We hope you gain some insight on the latest trends, favorite memories, favorite things do at shows, and much more all according to some of Ohio’s very own youth organization.   This past weekend EOQHA hosted a horse show at the Columbus fairgrounds where youth media committee member Marina Marotto and reporter Natalie Hilty asked six different youth two questions and received these responses: 1. What is your favorite fashion trend in the show pen? (i.e. outfits, styles, brands, etc.) Claire Hickman-
2018 Buckeye Reining Series Easter Slide Recap
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2018 Buckeye Reining Series Easter Slide Recap

The Buckeye Reining Series kicked off their 2018 show series with large classes, new champions and even some Easter celebrations March 30-April 1, 2018 at the Champions Center in Springfield, Ohio. The event drew exhibitors from near and far as each vied for the bevy of prizes and more than $13,000 in added money. Although each class had its own prestige to win, the Peeko De Oro Non Pro 7&Up was the featured event Saturday evening. The class offered non pro levels 2 and 4 as well as a youth division and included 70 non pro competitors and their horses. Gabriella (Boo) Kammerer aboard Gunners Star, owned by Bill Bradley, of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, scored a 220 to sweep all three divisions of the 7&Up and the Limited
New OQHA Mountain Trail Classes
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New OQHA Mountain Trail Classes

The Ohio Quarter Horse Association (OQHA) has allocated funding towards prizes and recognition for High Point awards in 12 new classes of the  International Mountain Trail Challenge Association events held at  Creek Side Horse Park in Waynesburg, Ohio in 2018. OQHA will be opening these awards to ANY BREED of horse that earns the most IMTCA/OQHA points and finishes in the top three for each class. The classes will include youth and adult riders who compete ‘In Hand’ and ‘In the Saddle’. The rider must be a member of OQHA at the time of showing to accumulate points but does not have to own or ride a registered Quarter Horse. Awards will be given at the Annual OQHA Awards Banquet in February 2019. “OQHA is pleased to continue
2018 AQHA Executive Committee
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2018 AQHA Executive Committee

The 2018-19 AQHA Executive Committee was elected at the AQHA convention in Jacksonville, Florida. The American Quarter Horse Association, March 3, 2018 The American Quarter Horse Association Executive Committee was elected at the  2018 AQHA Convention  in Jacksonville, Florida.Though AQHA operates primarily upon the decisions of its members through the board of directors, the five-person Executive Committee is responsible for implementing these important decisions and governing AQHA between the annual meetings of the membership and the board.  The AQHA Executive Committee – consisting of a president, first vice president, second vice president and two additional members – is elected each year
Top AQHA Shows in 2017
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Top AQHA Shows in 2017

The event totals are in – these were the top AQHA shows and circuits in 2017. American Quarter Horse Association, February 25, 2018 From early spring in Oklahoma City to the tail end of the year in Florida, AQHA members turned out in droves to support shows and circuits across the United States. Combined, the Top-10 AQHA shows saw an increase from the previous year, totaling 97,065 entries in 2017. Rankings were calculated by dividing the total number of entries for each event by the event’s total number of show numbers.            “We want to congratulate the show management teams behind these top shows. These teams work hard to provide exhibitor satisfaction and their dedication translated into their show being a