New for 2017 OQHA Show Season
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New for 2017 OQHA Show Season

ATTENTION OHIO EXHIBITORS All show dates from March 1 st -Sept 30 th  are NOW APPROVED for OQHA points. OQHA has joined forces with the  Buckeye Reining Series  to approve their AQHA Reining and Ranch Riding classes for OQHA points.   Find the the full    Ohio Show Schedule online   New for the Youth Division All exhibitors and owners must be members in order to receive points.  Small Fry Program Small Fry exhibitors will be allowed to show in AQHA Level 1 Walk Trot Division classes but these classes will not be included in the Small Fry High Point Year End Awards. REMINDER Ohio Points for Level 2 and Level 3 Classes: Level 3 Class Year End Awards and Team Points will be based off the combined Level 2 and Level 3 Judges Card.
2017 OQHA ALL BREED TRAIL RIDE & CHALLENGE
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2017 OQHA ALL BREED TRAIL RIDE & CHALLENGE

OQHA ALL BREED TRAIL RIDE & CHALLENGE 2017 OQHA ALL BREED TRAIL RIDE & CHALLENGE - JUNE 8-11, 2017 Dates and details for the OQHA All Breed Trail Ride & Challenge have been set for June 8-11, 2017. New this year is an individual Trail Challenge Training Course with an instructor on Thursday and a Trail Challenge set for Friday and Saturday with added High Point! Join us for a potluck dinner Thursday, June 8th around the campfire and we hae added breakfast and lunch to Friday as well.  For further details visit  http://www.oqha.com/trail-ride      
AQHA Announces 2017 Dates
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AQHA Announces 2017 Dates

The American Quarter Horse Association, February 8, 2017 The American Quarter Horse Association has an exciting line-up of events planned for 2017. Mark your calendars today with the tentative dates. AQHA Convention March 17-20 –  2017 AQHA Convention  at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio AQHA World Championship Shows March 23-26 – Zoetis Versatility Ranch Horse and AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Championships and inaugural Zoetis Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals in Houston August 4-12 –  Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show  in Oklahoma City August 25 - September 2 –  AQHA Select World Championship Show , presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) in Amarillo November 3-18
2017 OQHYA Annual Meeting News
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2017 OQHYA Annual Meeting News

The Ohio Quarter Horse Youth Association held their Annual Youth Meeting on February 4, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza in Columbus.  A 2017 Officer and Director Meeting started at 11:00am with the Youth Meeting for all youth at 12:00pm.  There were 55 youth in attendance including 8 new members. In addition to the regular business of the association, 2016 President, Anna Ritzi gave a recap of the activities for 2016 and read a list of Ohio youth listed as AQHYA Top 20 Show Leaders in the Nation in Level 3, Level 2, Level 1, Rookie, and Justin Intermediate..  Tammy Gagliardo did an educational recap of the 2016 youth budget and youth treasury. During the meeting, the youth enjoyed pizza, cookies, and cupcakes. Following
2016 Awards Banquet In the Books
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2016 Awards Banquet In the Books

The 2016 Ohio Quarter Horse Awards Banquet held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza North was a bigger than ever!  The banquet room was packed with 420 in attendance and large awards presented to the 2016 OQHA award winners. OAQHA Vice President and co-host for the night, Fred Borer, kicked off the night by inviting the 2016 OQHA Queen, Molli Jacobs, to lead the attendees in an invocation before dinner. The 2016 OQHA President, Hank Clason followed the three course meal by reflecting on his year in office and presenting the OQHA staff with the President’s Award, including Lisa Martin, Rhonda Harter, Mindy Westlake, Barb Benedum, Danielle Stephenson, and Dr. Scott Myers. The 2016 OQHYA President,
Results From 2017 C Bar C Winner Circuit
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Results From 2017 C Bar C Winner Circuit

By The Equine Chronicle The C Bar C Winner Circuit recently took place January 26-29 in Cloverdale, Indiana, and according to Mark Harrell Horse Show Management, entries topped out at 6,000 across all divisions. Judges for the show were Brad Jewett, Eric Petersen, Keith Miller, Karen Graham, Mike Hawkins, and Will Knabenshue. Click here to view S/C 1 results. Click here to view S/C 2 results. Click here to view circuit champions. High Point Results: Small Fry – Hes Suddenly Handsom and Emma Gore L1 Amateur Walk/Jog – Last Machine and Burr Young L1 Youth Walk/Jog – Suddenly Im Blonde and Katelyn Dubois Open – Chex Out My Smokngun – owner- Amy Jo Erhardt Novice Amateur – Amazin Dream and Jaclyn Bauer Amateur – A Certain
Join OQHYA Saturday, Feb. 4
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Join OQHYA Saturday, Feb. 4

Join us Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 12:00 PM at the Crowne Plaza Columbus North for the 2017 Annual OQHYA Meeting and "Minute to Win It" Youth Mingle to follow. **Newly Elected Officers/Directors ** There will be a meeting at 11:00 AM   
2017 AQHYA World Show Schedule Is Online
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2017 AQHYA World Show Schedule Is Online

The American Quarter Horse Association, January 4 , 2017 The tentative schedule for the  2017 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show  is now available online. The event, slated for August 4-12 at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, features the world’s top youth riders and their American Quarter Horses. To view the  tentative schedule  of events, visit  www.aqha.com/youthworld . New in 2017, Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) Level 2 Championship classes will be offered at the Ford Youth World, giving exhibitors the chance to win Adequan® Level 2 championship titles. Adequan® Level 2 classes will be offered in a one-go-round format. Awards for Adequan® Level 2 will be awarded after each preliminary.
Do You Know a Student with a Passion for Horses and Equine Media?
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Do You Know a Student with a Passion for Horses and Equine Media?

AMERICAN HORSE PUBLICATIONS PRESS RELEASE   Contact: Judy Lincoln AHP Student Program Coordinator (386)760-7743 Email: AHorsePubs2@aol.com   Deadline Date is January 20 for 2017 AHP Student Award Contest   JANUARY 4, 2017 - American Horse Publications knows all about students with a passion for horses and equine media. The AHP Student Award program, which began in 1993, was initiated to promote awareness to students of the career opportunities available in equine publishing. “AHP’s involvement with students is a rewarding experience for both the students and the association,” says AHP Executive Director
The Buckeye Training Camp
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The Buckeye Training Camp

The Buckeye Training Camp , brought to you by the Buckeye Reining Series , was developed to bring people from all skills levels together for a weekend of fun and education. Whether you are an avid horse lover still hoping to own your own horse one day, an accomplished competitor, or wanting to learn how to start your first 2-year-old, the Buckeye Training Camp offers something for everyone to enjoy. Friday 2/17/2017 7pm "Secrets of NRHA Judging" with Bub Poplin Saturday 2/18/2017 8 am Doors Open 9 am to 5 pm Tack Swap 9 am to 11 am "Starting the Young Horse" Dan James 11 am to 1 pm "Starting the Liberty Horse" Dan James 1 pm to 2 pm "Longer, Happier, and Healthier Lives for Horses" with Merial 2 pm to 6 pm "Improving Your Reining