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AQHA Accepting Location Bids

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SSHeyOneEye EMcCleskey 16DTLocation bids are being accepted for the 2017 Zoetis AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse (VRH) and AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting (CMS) world championships and the AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals.The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) is soliciting host-site bids for the 2017 Zoetis AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse (VRH) and AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting (CMS) world championships and the AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals, which will be held in 2018. The inaugural Zoetis VRH World was held in 2008 in Denver during the National Western Stock Show. In 2011, the show was relocated to Houston, Texas, during the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.

Medows Wins Youth Reining World Title at Final AQHYA World Show

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jmedows surprizentheprincessJack Medows & SurprizentheprincessAt the American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World Show, an interesting trend was seen in the Western performance classes. The rider who topped the first go of the cutting, boxing and working cow horse came back to win the World title in each class.

McLaughlin Defends World Title at AQHYA World Show

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cutter cddvdCutter McLaughlin & CD Dee Vee DeeThe reined cow horse youth showed off their skills on Aug. 12 at the American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World Show. First up was the boxing, followed by the working cow horse. Both classes saw the rider that topped their individual first gos walk away from the finals as the World Champion.

Mattie Dukes Shines at AQHYA Youth World Show

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mattiedukes onetimeplayerresizedMattie Dukes & One Time PlayerAt the American Quarter Horse Youth Association (AQHYA) World Show, held Aug. 5-13 in Oklahoma City, youth exhibitors competed for prestige and awards in a variety of performance and halter classes.

AQHA Executive Committee Updates Rules Relating to Animal Welfare

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belly-bandEquine belly bands are prohibited at AQHA events as of June 1.The health and wellbeing of the American Quarter Horse is the American Quarter Horse Association’s (AQHA) utmost concern. In accordance with the AQHA’s mission statement, the American Quarter Horse shall be treated humanely, with dignity, respect and compassion at all times. It is the goal of the AQHA to educate members and non-members on this issue.