Recently approved recommendations from the AQHA Show Committee

Recently approved recommendations from the AQHA Show Committee

The AQHA Executive Committee recently reviewed and approved rules from the AQHA Show Committee. The full standing committee reports can be found at www.aqha.com/committeereports. Various showing rules were approved during the April Executive Committee meeting. The approved Show Committee recommendations, which are not subject to completing computer programming, will be effective January 1, 2018, and […]

PHBA Eliminates Rule 3617

PHBA Eliminates Rule 3617

PHBA Executive Board voted to eliminate Ranch Riding Rule #3617 from the official handbook effective immediately based on recommendation from the Show Rules Committee. The elimination of this rule will allow horses to be shown in both Ranch Riding and Western Pleasure. Previously Ranch Riding Rule 3617 was as follows: “A horse may not cross […]

APHA World Championship Show schedule now available

APHA World Championship Show schedule now available

Time to start making plans! The 2017 APHA World Championship Show schedule is now available! Take a look and begin planning your trip to Fort Worth, Texas, today. The show takes place September 20–October 1 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Find the schedule here. Searching for a specific class? Use […]

The ARK at JFK International Airport

The ARK at JFK International Airport

Airport meditation rooms, massage chairs and bars soothe weary travelers and calm anxious passengers. Shopping, dining and Wi-Fi satisfy impulse buys, hunger and boredom. Options are nearly limitless for human passengers while horses, pets and other animals are limited in choices for passing the time before take-off. Unless, those animals are transported through New York’s John […]

It’s a girl for The Popes

It’s a girl for The Popes

Holt and Shane Pope welcomed a daughter last night. Hannah Dell Pope was born weighing 7lbs. 2oz and will join older sister Madison. “She’s here. She’s perfect,” Holt Pope said. “God gave me the most amazingly beautiful gift today! Welcome to the world Hannah Dell…you could not be anymore loved!” The Popes own and operate […]

Sun & Surf Circuit Features AQHA and NSBA Classes

Sun & Surf Circuit Features AQHA and NSBA Classes

  While East Coast exhibitors were battling the rain, West Coast exhibitors enjoyed plenty of sunshine at the Sun and Surf Circuit held in Del Mar, California. The show featured a full slate of AQHA classes and seven NSBA approved classes with $6,500 total added judged by Chris Thompson, Karen Watters, Jan Hoskins-Hay, Kim Myers, John […]

The 2017 Madness closes out with big numbers, big payouts

The 2017 Madness closes out with big numbers, big payouts

It was standing room only when the Southern Ohio Quarter Horse Association presented its two showcase slot classes – the 3 & Over Novice Horse Western Pleasure and the 3-Year-Old Maiden Horse Western Pleasure – during The Madness Circuit this weekend at the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio. On Saturday, Dave Archer piloted The Silver Fox to […]

Pennsylvania kicks off summer show season in Centre Hall

Pennsylvania kicks off summer show season in Centre Hall

The Pennsylvania Quarter Horse Association hosted its Summer Kick Off May 19-21, at the Centre County Grange Fairgrounds in Centre Hall. Ranch Riding, Trail and Reining classes started of the program on Friday. Saturday got under way with a full slate of Halter classes, followed by Showmanship, Hunter Under Saddle and Equitation. Today judging will […]

May Internet Auction

May Internet Auction

“Bidding is open now and will close on Wednesday, May 17, for more than 60 Quarter Horses, Appaloosas and Paint Horses in the May Internet Auction according to Mike Jennings of the Professional Horse Services, LLC management team.  “The May offering features proven show horses, prospects and breeding stock, including Appaloosa World Champions Stallion and […]

Kari Craft has been riding all her life

Kari Craft has been riding all her life

“Kari Craft got her start on horseback early in life…very early in fact. She was riding horses before she was even born. “My mom rode while she was pregnant with me,” Kari said. “Recently I was looking through some of my old baby stuff and found my baby book and saw where my mom had […]

Rusty Green Quarter Horses moves operation to Aubrey, Texas

Rusty Green Quarter Horses moves operation to Aubrey, Texas

Rusty and Katie Green have announced that they will be operating Rusty Green Show Horses, out of the Manion Ranch, located on Highway 377 in Aubrey, Texas. For over 35 years, Manion Ranch has stood many of the leading cutting sires. Rusty Green is just the second National Snaffle Bit Association rider to reach the […]

Easier entry coming to the 2018 Farnam Breeders’ Trust Pleasure Stakes

Easier entry coming to the 2018 Farnam Breeders’ Trust Pleasure Stakes

Simplified eligibility requirements are coming to the 2018 Farnam Breeders’ Trust Pleasure Stakes that make this lucrative program more accessible to Breeders’ Trust-nominated Paints and their owners. Now, more Paints than ever can take a shot at the $50,000+ payout at the 2018 APHA World Championship Show. Learn more about these programs and the 2017 World Championship […]

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