AQHA designed a show program that’s enjoyable for every level of rider and their American Quarter Horse, from Rookie competitors to weekend warriors. With fun and exciting new classes like ranch pleasure and boxing, an AQHA show is the perfect venue to test your skills with your American Quarter Horse.
To honor the contributions that ranch horses have made to the heritage of the American Quarter Horse, the American Quarter Horse Association and AQHA Corporate Partner Zoetis have named the Matador Ranch of Matador, Texas, the recipient of the 2013 Best Remuda Award.
The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Battle in the Saddle competition, held in Oklahoma City since 2010, has been canceled for 2013.
The American Quarter Horse Association and its production partners are pleased to announce the development of a web-based video series about young riders and horses. The videos will be featured on Take Me Riding, a new digital platform designed to interest young children in horses and encourage them to ride. This recently renamed platform, originally announced at the 2012 AQHA Convention under the project name Digital Oats, will launch in 2014.
“We are pleased to share the names of the 2014 American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame inductees,” said Don Treadway Jr., American Quarter Horse Association executive vice president. “These men and these horses have served the American Quarter Horse in different ways on their way to making history.”
The American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum’s newest exhibit is a tribute to the late artist Orren Mixer, renowned for his paintings of several equine breed associations and livestock. Orren Mixer: Artist of the American Quarter Horse is open to the public and remains open through July 27, 2013.
The American Quarter Horse Association Executive Committee was elected at the 2013 AQHA Convention in Houston. This five-person committee is responsible for implementing important decisions made by AQHA members through the Association’s board of directors.
The Don Burt Professional Horseman of the Year, Professional’s Choice Professional Horsewoman of the Year and Most Valuable Professional awards were presented Saturday night during the 2013 American Quarter Horse Association Convention. The awards were presented by AQHA Corporate Partner Professional’s Choice.
The 2013 American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame induction ceremony, part of the 2013 AQHA Convention, will be aired live for free via webcast on March 10 at approximately 7:30 p.m. CDT at www.aqha.com/convention.
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