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OQHA Youth Win Big at Worlds!
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OQHA Youth Win Big at Worlds!

The Ohio Quarter Horse Youth Association finished strong in Oklahoma City at this year’s Ford AQHYA World Championship show! It was the 50 th anniversary for the youth world show, and OQHYA sent 39 youth exhibitors and 57 horses. Several members brought home championship titles this year. Among them:   Alexa Black and HUNTIN A HOT COWGIRL:             WORLD CHAMPION: L3 Performance Geldings             WORLD CHAMPION: L3 Huntseat Equitation 14-18          Emma Gore and KM GENUINELY BEST:             WORLD CHAMPION: L3 Showmanship 13 & Under             RESERVE CHAMPION: L3 Western Riding             WORLD CHAMPION: L3 Western Horsemanship 13 & Under             ALL AROUND HIGH POINT 13 & UNDER
The Congress Cup Impact
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The Congress Cup Impact

Every year, the Ohio Quarter Horse Foundation hosts a 4-person scramble golf outing to raise money for its scholarship program. The Congress Cup, the name given to the event in 2021, was held on July 15 at Bent Tree Golf Club in Sunbury, Ohio. Bent Tree’s course stretches over 167 acres of naturally wooded, rolling terrain and is regarded as one of the best championship courses in central Ohio. Designed by Dennis Griffiths, this course features grass tees, fairways and greens, as well as many bunkers and abundant water. This year’s Congress Cup included 56 golfers, with the team of Lee Smith, Jared Smith, Randy Wilson and Chase Wilson taking home the top honors. Prizes were also awarded for longest drive, closest
2022 Annual Picnic Success
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2022 Annual Picnic Success

The OQHA Annual Picnic was held last Monday, June 19th at Irongate Equestrian Center in Croton, Ohio. Over 150 members from all over the state gathered for a buffet-style dinner at 5:30pm, which featured hamburgers and hot dogs provided by IronGate and side dishes and desserts provided by members. IronGate also provided a beautiful candy bar for everyone to enjoy. Board meetings began at 7pm, after the OQHYA members sold tokens for their truck raffle. If you have not yet purchased your tokens for the truck raffle, please contact a youth member today! The next OQHA board meeting will be held August 15th at the OQHA office in Columbus, starting at 7pm. Stay up-to-date on all things OQHA by following the Facebook  and 
LARRY HANNUM PASSES
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LARRY HANNUM PASSES

The Ohio Quarter Horse Association is saddened to announce the passing of Larry Keith Hannum. Hannum, Kent, Ohio owned Larry's Stables, transforming his family's farm into a long-standing equine facility. He was also a beloved schoolteacher.  --- Larry's Obituary from Hine Funeral Home: On April 29th, Larry Keith Hannum passed away peacefully and unexpectedly at his home in Kent, which was on the family farm where he was born and lived his entire life.  Larry was born on June 3rd, 1943 to the late Catherine Rhodes and Lyman Fay Hannum.  He grew up in Kent and graduated from the University School High School as well as Kent State University.  He was a third generation entrepreneur, utilizing the family farm, which
GENE WEAVER PASSES
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GENE WEAVER PASSES

The Ohio Quarter Horse Association is saddened to announce the passing of Gene Allen Weaver. Weaver, Custar, Ohio, passed away May 5, 2022. Please find his full obituary here . The family suggests that memorials be made to Hoytville United Methodist Church, of which Weaver was a member.
Join us at the Celebration of Life for Clark R Bradley on Tuesday, April 5th
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Join us at the Celebration of Life for Clark R Bradley on Tuesday, April 5th

Clark R Bradley Celebration of Life 07-30-1945 . 01-18-2022 Tuesday April 5, 2022  2pm - 5pm Ohio Quarter Horse Association 6325 Quarter Horse Drive Columbus, Ohio 43229   RSVP Here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/clark-r-bradley-celebration-of-life-tickets-297147364767   In lieu of flowers, donations can be made securely online or mailed to: American Quarter Horse Foundation Professional Horsemen Endowment Memory of Clark Bradley PO Box 32111  Amarillo, TX  79120  
OQHA News Magazine
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OQHA News Magazine

Ohio Quarter Horse News is the official publication of the Ohio Quarter Horse Association and the number one resource for Ohio Quarter Horse owners, breeders, trainers, and enthusiasts. Not only is this magazine mailed quarterly to each OQHA member’s home, but issues are also distributed at the AQHYA Youth World Show and the All American Quarter Horse Congress. 2022 OHIO QUARTER HORSE NEWS SPRING ISSUE 2021 OHIO QUARTER HORSE NEWS WINTER ISSUE  2021 OHIO QUARTER HORSE NEWS Fall ISSUE 2021 OHIO QUARTER HORSE NEWS SUMMER ISSUE
The Challenge kicked off the 2022 Ohio show season
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The Challenge kicked off the 2022 Ohio show season

The Challenge, put on by the SOQHA Youth kicked off the 2022 Ohio show season.  With the addition of a L1 Youth WT division, $11,000 was given away to youth competing in the Scholarship Challenge.  There were fun classes and free photos by Ryan Geiger Photography. Show high points can be found on SOQHA.com/shows .  Exhibitors new to AQHA were welcomed with a gift.  We hope to see them at more shows this year. Challenge Winners  Small Fry Champion - $1000 - Starched Rockies & Gwen Toth  Reserve - $500 – Image Of You & Marley Tincher  L1 Youth Walk Trot Champion - $1000 – Hes A Lazy Lover & Anna Webb Reserve - $500 – Interesting Lady & Meghan Kaser L1 Youth Champion - $1000 – KM Vested In Bo & Abbey Zawisza 
2022 AQHA Executive Committee
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2022 AQHA Executive Committee

The 2022-2023 AQHA Executive Committee was elected during the 2022 AQHA Convention in Las Vegas. February 28, 2022 | News and Publications , About AQHA | AQHA Executive Committee , Conferences, conventions and seminars The 2022-2023 American Quarter Horse Association Executive Committee was elected at the  2022 AQHA Convention  in Las Vegas. Though AQHA operates primarily upon the decisions of its members through the board of directors, the five-person Executive Committee is responsible for implementing important decisions and governing AQHA between the annual meetings of the membership and the board. The Executive Committee convenes throughout the year to conduct and manage the business of