AQHA Announces 2018 Dates
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AQHA Announces 2018 Dates

Mark your calendar with the tentative dates for these 2018 AQHA events. American Quarter Horse Association, February 2, 2018 The American Quarter Horse Association has an exciting line-up of events planned for 2018. Mark your calendars today with these tentative dates. 2018 AQHA Convention March 2-5 –  2018 AQHA Convention  at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront, Jacksonville, Florida AQHA World Championship Shows March 14-16 – AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Championships, Houston June 13-17 –  Zoetis AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships and Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals , Lazy E Ranch, Guthrie, Oklahoma August 2-11 –  Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show , Oklahoma
Judges Named for 2018 AQHA Level 1 Championships
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Judges Named for 2018 AQHA Level 1 Championships

Find out who will be judging the 2018 AQHA West, AQHA Central and Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships. American Quarter Horse Association, February 2, 2018 The  American Quarter Horse Association  has announced the judges for the 2018 AQHA Central, AQHA West and Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships. “Our goal is to bring together an excellent roster of judges for the Level 1 Championships,” said Pete Kyle, AQHA chief show officer. “It is important for exhibitors to know they are being judged by the rules and by a highly qualified group of judges at each show.” The individuals selected as the 2018 Level 1 Championships judges are: AQHA Central Level 1 Championships Rhonda Replogle, Clear Spring, Maryland
Walk-Trot Classes at AQHA Level 1 Championships
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Walk-Trot Classes at AQHA Level 1 Championships

The American Quarter Horse Association, January 31, 20178 AQHA walk-trot classes at the AQHA Level 1 Championships will offer newcomers a chance to compete at one of three championship shows. AQHA walk-trot classes are making their debut at the 2018 AQHA  West , AQHA  Central  and  Nutrena East  Level 1 Championships this spring.  Walk-trot classes are the perfect way for eligible exhibitors to get in the arena and gain experience, which goes hand-in-hand with the purpose of the Level 1 Championships.  Also new this year, there are no qualifying requirements to show at the  AQHA Level 1 Championships . Beginning with the 2018 events, all Level 1- and Rookie-eligible exhibitors are welcome to compete at one
Eight Reasons to Attend AQHA Convention
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Eight Reasons to Attend AQHA Convention

American Quarter Horse Association, January 29, 2018 Find out why you need to make reservations to attend the 2018 AQHA Convention in Jacksonville, Florida. All American Quarter Horse Association and American Quarter Horse Youth Association members are invited to attend the AQHA convention each year as a way to stay involved with the horse industry, have an impact on decisions, voice opinions and learn new things.  While more than 1,000 members converge on  AQHA convention  each year, AQHA leadership would love to see an even larger number of members take part in this important event. After all, it’s AQHA members who lead the charge toward changes that make our Association – and our industry – better.  Watch
2018 AQHA Level 1 Championships Tentative Schedules
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2018 AQHA Level 1 Championships Tentative Schedules

American Quarter Horse Association, January 11, 2018 The tentative schedules are available online for the 2018 AQHA Central, AQHA West and Nutrena East Level 1 Championships. The American Quarter Horse Association has released the tentative schedules for the  2018 AQHA Central, AQHA West and Nutrena East Level 1 Championships . View the AQHA  Central Level 1 Championships  tentative schedule. View the AQHA  West Level 1 Championships  tentative schedule. View the Nutrena  East AQHA Level 1 Championships  tentative schedule. New this year, the AQHA Level 1 cattle classes have moved to the 2018 Zoetis AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championships June 13-17 in Guthrie, Oklahoma. The schedule for those
Get the 2018 AQHA Rulebook
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Get the 2018 AQHA Rulebook

The 2018 AQHA Official Handbook of Rules and Regulations is now available online and in print. The American Quarter Horse Association - November 6, 2017 The AQHA Official Handbook of Rules and Regulations is now available online in PDF format and in print. AQHA members can download the rulebook or request a printed copy at  www.aqha.com/rulebook . The AQHA rulebook represents corporation bylaws, rules and regulations of registration, rules and regulations of racing, rules and regulations of shows, amateur and youth division rules and regulations, and the constitution of AQHYA. The rulebook also answers all your questions regarding AQHA rules, show patterns, horse markings, equipment guidelines and
30-Year Show Record Smashed
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30-Year Show Record Smashed

The American Quarter Horse Association, October 24, 2017  Zips Bossy Chip has smashed through American Quarter Horse Hall of Famer Van Decka’s 30-year record for the all-time leading youth horse by points. The record was set 30 years ago. In 1987, at the All American Quarter Horse Congress, Van Decka earned his last point, ending his Hall of Fame show career with 4,270 youth points. In September, Zips Bossy Chip topped that record with 17-year-old owner Ellexxah Maxwell of West Mansfield, Ohio. Zips Bossy Chip has amassed 4,280 youth points. “I bought her in 2011, and the first year was a bit of a struggle,” Maxwell said. “I was a green rider, and she was a green horse. It was difficult. I think, since then, we’ve learned
Ohio NYATT team comes out on top
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Ohio NYATT team comes out on top

The Ohio NYATT team came out on top in Sunday’s competition at the 2017 All American Quarter Horse Congress. Finishing with 132 total points, the team walked away with its fair share of awards in all disciplines. Congratulations to the entire team on a successful Congress! Barrels: Colin Robinson - Champion Maggie Cain – Fifth Place Reining: Isabella Tesmer – Third Place Hunter Under Saddle: Olivia Tordoff – Champion Ashton Krutulis – Third Showmanship: Ellexxah Maxwell – Reserve Champion Cora Wyers – 10 th Place Hunt Seat Equitation: Lauren Carnahan – Fifth Place Horsemanship: Marley Mainwaring – Champion Emma Brown – Sixth Place Western Pleasure: Gavin Patterson – Seventh Place Congratulations also to
Congress Classroom
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Congress Classroom

  In alignment with our mission,  The Ohio Quarter Horse Foundation  is proud to offer “The Congress Classroom” to all exhibitors again this year at the 2017 All American Quarter Horse Congress ! Thanks to our generous donors, the Classroom will be equipped with WiFi, printers, random giveaways, snacks, and even tutors at no cost to you! The Classroom will be open 8:00 am - 10:00 pm Oct. 4 th -25 th  in the Congress Hall Annex the side closest to the Gilligan (West side) and on the second floor. Above Cashmans. Please text Shari Tordoff @ 614-571-3872 if you have special tutoring requests, questions or want to volunteer as a tutor. Follow us on  Facebook  for regular updates on hours, tutors and more. #CongressClassroom
Attention Teachers & Tutors
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Attention Teachers & Tutors

OQHF is seeking your help! We are looking for 4-5 teachers/tutors who will be willing to be available to donate 4-5 hours of their time to tutor youth during the All American Quarter Horse Congress. To show our appreciations we may have a small gift for your generous donation. TEXT: Shari Tordoff | 614-571-3872