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American Stock Horse Association Announces National Championship Awards

ashalogoThe American Stock Horse Association (ASHA) is committed to educating people about stock horse training, and offers an opportunity for those people to participate in sanctioned ASHA events in regular and collegiate divisions. Because rewarding competitors for their accomplishments is a significant part of the organization’s objectives, they have introduced new national awards.

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AQHA Database Updates Continue

AQHA LogoThe American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) office continues the process of overhauling the database and its associated systems to improve member services. Even though it’s taking longer than expected to achieve the desired efficiencies, we want to remind you that work is being completed, but AQHA is moving cautiously to ensure the accuracy of the transactions.  
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Ranch Sorting Brings National Events to Fort Worth

WillRogersColiseumWill Rogers Memorial Center is fast becoming the home of champions and championships.

Ranch Sorting National Championships (RSNC) will bring two premier events to the Fort Worth facility this year, including its national finals. The South Central RSNC Ranch Sorting World Series comes to Will Rogers April 26-28, followed by the 2013 RSNC National Finals June 4-9.

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APHA World Show Qualifications Change For 2013

painthorseThe Executive Committee of the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) recently approved changes to qualification requirements – including cutting and working cow horse classes – for their World Shows. The association hosts two World Show competitions annually: the AjPHA Youth World Show in the summer, and the APHA World Show for Open and Amateur exhibitors in the fall.

APHA and Cowboy Mounted Shooting Assn. Team Up

The American Paint Horse Association (APHA) and the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association (CMSA) have partnered to provide a host of new achievement opportunities for American Paint Horses. Beginning in April, Paints competing at select CMSA events can earn double recognition, winning prizes and accolades from both associations.

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Road to the Horse International 2013 Live Webcast

RoadtotheHorseQHNThe stage is set for a remarkable celebration at Road to the Horse 2013 and you won’t have to miss a thing! Brought to you by Horsecity.com, the live webcast from the Kentucky Horse Park will feature the complete lineup of clinics and demonstrations as well as every minute of action from the competition.

Ag Guest Worker Program “Unworkable”

According to an article published at Drover’s CattleNetwork website, “Congress opened the door on immigration reform efforts with a hearing by the House Judiciary Committee.” The article stated that Kristi Boswell, director of congressional relations for the American Farm Bureau Federation said “the House won’t be able to tackle enforcement without a solution for agriculture.” […]

Climatologist: Texas On Track For Another Major Drought

According to an article published by the Associated Press, “Texas continues to suffer a serious rainfall deficit and is on track to experience the second-worst drought on record, the state climatologist said Tuesday (Feb. 5, 2013).” But look at the map and you’ll see that Texas has it pretty darn good as compared to some […]

Western Stock Show Horse Tests Positive For EHV-1

According to the Associated Press, “Colorado agriculture officials have confirmed that a horse used during the National Western Stock Show in Denver tested positive for the equine herpesvirus.” Colorado authorities are encouraging everyone who had horses at the National Western Stock Show get their horses tested. Read the article Denver Post Article   Jan. 29 […]