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Latin American Championships

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aqha_logoThe American Quarter Horse Association will host its first Latin American Championships April 17-22 in Avaré, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event is open to all AQHA members in good standing who reside in or are citizens of Latin America. Horses exhibited must be registered American Quarter Horses, and special arrangements will be allowed for leased horses to compete.

AQHA Incentive Fund Payout

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aqha_logoMore than $2.7 million will be divided among nominated foals that earned a total of 130,066.5 points – making the American Quarter Horse Association Incentive Fund payout for the 2011 show season $21.14 per point.

2012 AQHA Convention

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aqha_logoAre you ready to hoof it to Las Vegas? The 2012 AQHA Convention March 9-12 at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas is just around the corner and slated to be one of the largest ever.

Battle In The Saddle Returns

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qhnlogoHeralded as the great American Western horse showdown, Battle In The Saddle, July 3-8 in Oklahoma City, Okla., is sure to not disappoint. The 2012 event will feature versatility ranch horse competition, cutting, roping, cowboy mounted shooting, barrel racing, working cow horse, ranch sorting and a ranch remuda challenge.

Animal Welfare Commission

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aqha_logoRecognizing that animal welfare is the single-most important issue facing the equine industry today, the American Quarter Horse Association Executive Committee has appointed the 12-member AQHA Animal Welfare Commission, which met February 6-8 in Dallas.

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