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APHA Hall Of Fame Nominations Due Soon

HallOfFameThe American Paint Horse Association (APHA) recognizes it is only through the incredible contributions of both people and horses that the Association and the Paint Horse breed has achieved its present stature, and therefore honors both people and horses in the Hall of Fame. The initial induction to the Hall of Fame coincided with the 50th Anniversary of APHA in 2012, and that inaugural class was inducted during the 2012 Annual Convention. The second class will be inducted during the 2014 Convention in February 2014.

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AQHA Cattle Novice Championship Show Introduced

novcattlelogoExhibitors will be riding, sliding, roping, boxing and fence-turning their way to an inaugural American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Novice Championship title come April. The very first Zoetis AQHA Cattle Novice Championship Show is on the books for April 17-19, 2014, at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City, Okla.

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AQHA Files Request For Stay Of Clone Registrations

cloneoffspringThis yearling filly is out of Smart Look Classic, a clone of The Smart Look. Photo by Stacy PigottOn Oct. 14, the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) filed a stay request with the Northern District of Texas United States District Court in Amarillo, Texas. The stay request asks the court to delay enforcing an Aug. 22 court order requiring the association to begin registering clones until an ongoing appeal is completed.

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AQHA Files Appeal In Cloning Case

AQHA LogoOn Sept. 23, the last day possible, attorneys for the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) filed a notice of appeal with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, in Amarillo, Texas, indicating the AQHA will contest the court’s recent ruling ordering it to change its rules to accept the registration of cloned Quarter Horses.

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Winner of the Omega Alpha Quarter Horse News/Horsecity.com Action Photo Contest

HutchingsPhoto by Andrew LarsonCongratulations to Andrew Larson of Hutchings Performance Horses in Fallon, Nevada! His photo won this week’s Omega Alpha Equine Quarter Horse News/Horsecity.com Action Photo Contest. Along with the photo, Andrew submitted this caption: "We have weekly ropings at our arena in Fallon, NV and I took this picture I really like of these guys working hard (and their horses working hard)  We breed rope horses. http://hutchingshorseranch.com/ thanks!”

Judge Denies the AQHA Again

An Amarillo federal judge on Friday denied another bid by the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) to overturn a court order requiring it to register cloned quarter horses and their offspring.

The association filed legal briefs Friday claiming that the plaintiffs did not offer a legally sufficient basis to support their trial claims that the AQHA violated federal and state antitrust law by barring clones. But U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson again ruled against the association.

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Judge Orders the AQHA to Register Clones

TwoSocksTwo Socks, a clone, is now eligible for registration with the American Quarter Horse Association.An Amarillo federal judge on Thursday ordered the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) to change its rules to begin registering quarter horse clones and their offspring.

Judge Orders the AQHA to Pay Cloning Legal Fees

On Monday, Aug. 19, U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson signed an order granting the plaintiffs’ application for attorneys’ fees totaling nearly $900,000 in the ongoing cloning lawsuit against the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA).