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Southern Belle Breeder’s Classes Added to the NEW A Sudden Impulse NSBA & Futurity Show
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Southern Belle Breeder’s Classes Added to the NEW A Sudden Impulse NSBA & Futurity Show

The Ohio Quarter Horse Association (OQHA) is excited to announce the addition of the new A Sudden Impulse NSBA & Futurity show to the Southern Belle Breeders’ program. Entries are now open for the A Sudden Impulse NSBA and Futurity, which takes place April 23-May 1, 2021 at the new World Equestrian Center - Ocala. A Sudden Impulse NSBA and Futurity horse show is managed by Peak-Equine Productions and sanctioned by the National Snaffle Bit Association (NSBA). It will feature more than 160 classes in 16 divisions, along with more than $360,000 in added prize money. For show bill, entries and stall reservations please visit Peak-Equine Productions at Peak-Equine.com . Southern Belle Breeders’ classes are
OMIQHA Spring Warmup Show Recap
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OMIQHA Spring Warmup Show Recap

The first OMIQHA show is in the books. It was an amazing sold out show with 1349 entries per judge. OMIQHA had an arena full of participants for an Easter Egg Toss, with the winners receiving $250. They are looking forward to their next show June 11-13 at Springfield, and are currently working on revising the showbill to try and make it more streamline to lessen the show times on our participants. Thank you all for a great show, it should be a great show season!   Hi-Point and Reserve Hi-Point March show award winners: Select: Hi-Point- Terri Tish, after reviewing of the halter, Martha Fabry should have won Hi-Point, a Buckle will be ordered for Martha. Reserve: Lisa Scott-Reiss Amateur: Hi- Hailey Flatter Reserve-
2021 All American Quarter Horse Congress Horse Show Schedule Released
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2021 All American Quarter Horse Congress Horse Show Schedule Released

The  All American Quarter Horse Congress  is an unmatched destination for equestrians from across the globe. The Ohio Quarter Horse Association (OQHA) has created a legacy by maintaining the largest single-breed horse show in the world, the All American Quarter Horse Congress. The 2021 All American Quarter Horse Congress schedule is released for September 28 - October 24 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio. Visit http://www.quarterhorsecongress.com/horse-show-schedule to view or download a complete schedule.   N ew Classes for 2021 Open Ranch Rail Stakes     Presented by Headley Quarter Horses Non Pro Ranch Rail Stakes    Presented by Headley Quarter Horses Amateur Select Ranch Riding    Presented
That’s a Wrap: Concluding the 2021 AQHA Convention
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That’s a Wrap: Concluding the 2021 AQHA Convention

The 2021 AQHA Convention was held in an in-person business format in San Antonio to review the Association’s business matters to enhance the Association for members around the globe. The American Quarter Horse Association is an organization that works for its members and holds an  annual convention  each spring. The 2021 AQHA Convention was hosted in an in-person business format to allow attendees to focus on business initiatives, including committee and council meetings; reviewing member-submitted rule-change proposals; interviewing, nominating and electing new AQHA directors; and electing the AQHA Executive Committee. The 2021 AQHA Convention was March 18-22 at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort
2021 AQHA Executive Committee
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2021 AQHA Executive Committee

  The 2021-2022 AQHA Executive Committee was elected during the 2021 AQHA Convention in San Antonio. The 2021-22 AQHA Executive Committee (from left to right): James Hunt, Dr. Scott Myers, Norman K. Luba, Kenneth Banks, and Jeff Tebow. The 2021-2022 American Quarter Horse Association Executive Committee was elected at the  2021 AQHA Convention  in San Antonio. 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
2021 Farnam AQHA World and Adequan® Select World Qualifying
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2021 Farnam AQHA World and Adequan® Select World Qualifying

  AQHA waives qualifying requirements, with an exception for the open-division roping, for the 2021 Farnam AQHA World and Adequan® Select World, due to the impact of the pandemic on qualifying events; traditional qualifying will resume for the 2022 AQHA championship shows. The AQHA Executive Committee has made the decision to waive qualifying for all classes, with the exception of an alternative qualifying requirement for open-division roping classes, at the  2021 Farnam AQHA World Championship Show  and AQHA Select World Championship Show, presented by Adequan® (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan), tentatively scheduled for November 1-20 at the OKC Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City. Earlier this year,
OQHYA March Virtual Meeting - Monday, March 15 @ 7 PM
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OQHYA March Virtual Meeting - Monday, March 15 @ 7 PM

  Mark your calendars for the OQHA Youth March meeting!   Monday, March 15, 2021 at 7:00 PM   Be sure to join or renew your membership for your meeting attendance to count.   We look forward to seeing you all Monday night! Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5168677216   Meeting ID: 516 867 7216 One tap mobile +19292056099,,5168677216# US (New York)
Make Your Mark at YES
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Make Your Mark at YES

AQHYA members from around the world are invited to make their mark at the 2021 Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar, slated for July 12-14, in Amarillo, Texas! Youth interested in attending the  2021 Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar , scheduled for July 12-14 in Amarillo, Texas, can  register now . “The Youth Excellence Seminar is the event to be at this summer. With AQHYA members and horse enthusiasts from around the country coming together, there is not a more exhilarating or fun-filled event out there,” said current AQHYA President Justin Eddy. “From leadership workshops, keynote speakers and days filled with excitement, everyone can find something for them in Amarillo this summer. I hope to
2021 SOQHA Challenge
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2021 SOQHA Challenge

The SOQHA Challenge held in Springfield, OH kicked off the 2021 Ohio Quarter Horse Association point season this past weekend, February 26-28, 2021. The show finished with more than 2,800 entries and more than $10,000 awarded to kids! Your complete results ,  high point awards , and  scribe sheets are posted to our website. Thank you to all that came & showed & kicked off the SOQHA show season. Stay tuned to  oqha.com/points  for OQHA Point Standings.   Show High Points Division Champion Reserve L1/Green Open KM Good To Be Best – Chelsea Martz-Churches owner Huntin A Hot Cowgirl – Alexa Black owner Open Mo Money – Stephanie Janis owner KM Good To Be Best – Chelsea Martz-Churches owner L1/Novice Amateur