AQHA Reverts To Old Database On April 15

After initially announcing the launch of a new, improved database on March 5, the American Quarter Horse Association is reverting back to the existing database on April 15. A statement issued by AQHA Executive Vice President Don Treadway states: “Since this decision to go live on March 5, we have found the system is not […]
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AQHA Cloning Lawsuit Mediation Date Reset

Gregg Veneklasen DVM and Jason AbrahamGregg Veneklasen DVM and Jason AbrahamCourt-ordered mediation in the cloning lawsuit involving the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) and two Texas horse owners that had been set for late March has been re-scheduled for May 1, according to court records.

The pending United States District Northern District case, set in U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson’s Amarillo, Texas court, also includes a June 24 “be ready for trial” order. However, a court clerk and an AQHA attorney said the trial is not likely to start at that time.

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Chris Dawson Rides Travelin Jonez To NRCHA Stakes Open Championship

TravelinJonez ChrisDawsonTravelin Jonez and Chris Dawson's score of 225.5 in the fence work secured the NRCHA Stakes Open Championship. Photo by Stacy Pigott Chris Dawson, Jacksboro, Texas, claimed the NRCHA Stakes Open Championship Saturday night at the South Point Equestrian Center in Las Vegas, Nev., aboard his own horse, Travelin Jonez (Smart Chic Olena x Travelin With Sass x Travalena). Dawson piloted the 5-year-old stallion to a 664.5 composite score (221 herd/218 rein/225.5).

"Everything just came together. It was unbelievable," Dawson said.

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APHA Offers Registration Savings For Older Horses

overoThe American Paint Horse Association (APHA) is currently offering a more affordable registration special dedicated to older horses. Those with at least one Paint parent who are eligible for either Regular Registry or solid Paint-bred registration are impacted, and any APHA member may take advantage of the savings offer.

NCHA Super Stakes Draws & Results

National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Super Stakes draws and results are posted. Follow Quarter Horse News on Facebook and the website for updates.   Subscribe to QHN to receive detailed event coverage in the May 15 issue of the magazine.  
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Wagonhound Production Sale To Be Held In September

WagonhoundRanchOn Sept. 7, Wagonhound Land and Livestock will be holding a production sale, with a preview to be held the day before. Approximately 100 head of broke ranch geldings, broodmares, 2-year-olds, yearlings and weanling American Quarter Horses will be offered at the ranch in Douglas, Wyo.

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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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American Quarter Horse Remains Official Breed of Kentucky Reining Cup

SFlarida WimpsChocolateChip2012 Kentucky Reining Cup Champions Wimps Chocolate Chip and Shawn FlaridaEquestrian Events, Inc. (EEI) is proud to welcome the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) back as a sponsor of the Kentucky Reining Cup, which returns to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., April 26-27, alongside the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. For the third consecutive year, the American Quarter Horse is the "Official Breed of the Kentucky Reining Cup.”

Oklahoma Horse Slaughter Bill Likely to Get Fallin’s Support

Gov. Mary Fallin has offered general support for a bill to legalize horse slaughter in the state. “I think it’s a bill I can support,” Fallin told the Oklahoma Farm Report, a syndicated radio agriculture report, concerning House Bill 1999.  Read more from this article at Tulsa World.
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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.