Ohio Youth members elected to AQHYA office
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Ohio Youth members elected to AQHYA office

Congratulations are in order for Ohio Youth members Caleb Sturgeon, Olivia Tordoff and Ellexxah Maxwell who were voted into AQHYA officer and director positions during the recently held 2017 Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar (YES) in Amarillo, Texas. Sturgeon, a high school junior from Beloit, has been elected AQHYA 2 nd Vice President. According to the officer biographies on the AQHA website, Sturgeon’s plans include setting up monthly regional conference calls to allow more open communication among the regions. He believes this would improve shows, fundraising and membership promotion across the board. He has served as the vice president of OQHYA and believes he can help improve communication
2017 ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY
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2017 ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY

Participate in the 2017 economic impact study for the United States horse industry. American Horse Council The main survey is designed to capture the impact of individual horse owners (whether commercial or recreational) and industry suppliers of equine-related goods and services. The  American Horse Council Foundation  is pleased to announce that the survey link for the National Economic Impact Study was released on June 5. The survey link will be available until August 1. “The National Survey link will initially be distributed through equine organizations such as the American Quarter Horse Association, United States Equestrian Federation, Certified Horsemanship Association, American Paint Horse
AQHA Announces New Gate for Trail Classes
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AQHA Announces New Gate for Trail Classes

The American Quarter Horse Association is replacing the rope gate with a metal gate in trail classes at two of its world championship shows. The American Quarter Horse Association, July 5, 2017  If you and your horse are used to opening and closing a metal gate, that maneuver will come in handy, as the American Quarter Horse Association is replacing rope gates with metal gates in trail classes at two AQHA world championship shows this year. Exhibitors can view an example on AQHA’s  Youtube channel  of the  type of gate to be used  in trail classes at the 2017  AQHA Select World Championship Show , presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), and the 2017  Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show . AQHA
2017 brings new experiences for OQHA Queen Kelsey Dorka
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2017 brings new experiences for OQHA Queen Kelsey Dorka

I am pleased to report to the OQHA membership that my reign as the 2017 OQHA Queen has been full of exciting news, events and shows. I have been preoccupied with my appearances ranging from Equine Affaire and the Youth Equestrian Development Association (YEDA) Nationals, to the All-American Youth Horse Show and the SOQHA Madness. I have met countless remarkable individuals involved in our industry who continue to surpass the expectations of exhibitors, trainers and AQHA enthusiasts. It is simply amazing to see many members come together in celebration of their love and passion for the American Quarter Horse. The Equine Affaire has always been a great convention for equestrians to shop and enjoy demonstrations
Summer affiliate news
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Summer affiliate news

The Buckeye Reining Series hosted their largest show to date with the Leonard Truck and Trailer No Entry Fee Derby Show, held May 25-28 at the Champions Center in Springfield. The event drew exhibitors from near and far as each vied for the more than $80,000 in added money and prizes. But the biggest draw for exhibitors was the second annual $50,000 added No Entry Fee Derby sponsored by Leonard Truck and Trailer, which also included both Open and Non Pro Novice Horse Derby divisions. The Open Derby boasted 101 entries in the draw as Shawn Flarida took home top honors in the Open L4 and Novice Horse Derby L4 aboard Luckie Moonstone with a score of 224. Bobby Avila Jr and CBK Spooks Got Cash scored a 222 to win the Open L2 and
Congress Special Event Tickets On Sale Now
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Congress Special Event Tickets On Sale Now

Event coordinators for the All American Quarter Horse Congress (AAQHC) have revealed special event tickets are now available to purchase for the bull riding, cutting, freestyle reining and masters events. While the majority of classes at the AAQHC do not require separate admission for spectators during the month-long event, the following special events will require individual tickets: The National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Mercuria World Series of Cutting and Bridleless Cutting will be Sunday, October 8 at 6 p.m. where horses will herd cattle away from a herd and work it from one side of the arena to the other. PBR Professional Bull Riding Touring Pro Division will be Friday, October 13 at 7 p.m. where
2017 Congress Entry Book is Now Available
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2017 Congress Entry Book is Now Available

The 2017 All American Quarter Horse Congress Entry Book is now available online and will be hitting mailboxes soon. Click HERE  to view!
OMIQHA Summer Sunsation
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OMIQHA Summer Sunsation

By Samantha Armbruster The OMIQHA shows have something to offer for everyone. From weekend warriors hauling for national titles to those simply looking to expand into the realm of the Quarter Horse circuit, OMI is a great place for all. Over the past weekend June 24 - 25, three judges provided three sets of points as the show was approved for a total of five associations. Some of the show’s highlights included a pizza party, morning breakfasts, silent auction, random prizes and a Saturday night taco fiesta. Another huge draw to the event was the $2,000 payout for pleasure driving classes thanks to the show’s generous sponsors. With all of these fun activities included in the show itself, it is obvious that the OMIQHA
Congress Event Tickets Available Wednesday, June 28th
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Congress Event Tickets Available Wednesday, June 28th

 2017 All American Quarter Horse Congress Special Events Grab your tickets early! Tickets go on sale Wednesday, June 28th Congress Cutting - October 8th Professional Bull Riding - October 13th Freestyle Reining - October 14th Congress Masters - October 28th http://www.quarterhorsecongress.com/congress-ticketed-events