Join NAWD for the inaugural Festival for the Horse

Join NAWD for the inaugural Festival for the Horse

Celebrate horsemanship, horses and the bond we share with our equine partners at the inaugural Festival for the Horse August 9–13 in Mora, Missouri, presented by North American Western Dressage (NAWD) and Friends of Sound Horses (FOSH). The event—which will include learning sessions, trail riding, demonstrations, social events and a show—will be hosted at Von […]

IEA National Finals 

IEA National Finals 

In two weeks, teams of the nation’s top middle and upper school equestrians will converge and ride for national titles at the 2017 Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Hunt Seat Finals in Lexington, VA. The 2017 IEA National Finals will be held at the Virginia Horse Center and will welcome 39 teams and nearly 400 individual […]

Past, Present and Future of the AQHA Incentive Fund

Past, Present and Future of the AQHA Incentive Fund

The American Quarter Horse Association Incentive Fund began in 1984 with the first nominations for the 1983 breeding season and grew dramatically over the next two decades. The secret to the success was grass-roots involvement and the nomination of a large number of horses each year. “When the AQHA Incentive Fund was developed in the 1980s, the […]

April Online Auction

April Online Auction

“A full sister, in blood, to THE ROCK, and a PHBA World Champion headline the April INTERNET Auction which features some outstanding horses to take their new owners to the top in the 2017 show season,” according to Mike Jennings of Professional Horse Services, LLC.  “There are also some excellent young prospects and well-bred broodmares.  […]

UK Ag Equine Programs Receives $6.8 Million Gift from Alumnus

UK Ag Equine Programs Receives $6.8 Million Gift from Alumnus

John Pirri Jr., a retired veterinarian and alumnus from the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, has pledged a gift totaling more than $6.8 million for the immediate and long-term facility needs for UK Ag Equine Programs’ undergraduate efforts. Pirri graduated from UK in 1951 with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture and […]

A Touch Of Sudden at the center of Banta breeding program

A Touch Of Sudden at the center of Banta breeding program

To own a successful breeding stallion today Brian and Sherri Banta, of New Liberty, Iowa, say it’s important to “be there with your customers for the highs and the lows.” The Bantas own Congress and American Quarter Horse Association World Champion producer, A Touch Of Sudden and say it’s what they try hard to do […]

Virginia Paint Horse Club hosts 2017 Northeast Paint Horse Championship

Virginia Paint Horse Club hosts 2017 Northeast Paint Horse Championship

The Virginia Paint Horse Club (VPHC) recently announced they will host the 2017 Northeast Paint Horse Championship as part of a new Colors of Spring Paint Horse show. The show will be held at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington, Virginia, and is a new partnership with the Shenandoah Blue Ride Appaloosa Association (SBRAA) Lee […]

AjPHA Youth World Show premium book now available

AjPHA Youth World Show premium book now available

Time to enter up, Paint riders! The 2017 AjPHA Youth World Championship Show is right around the corner, and the premium book is now available. The show takes place June 26–July 9 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas. 2017 Premium Book Online Now! The own/lease, pre-entry, stall reservation and RV reservation deadline […]

This Small Fry rider comes from a family of competitors

This Small Fry rider comes from a family of competitors

Nine-year-old Isabella Buckley, of Preston, Connecticut, has a Breyer horse collection worth as much as most people spend on their first car. But it’s her show partners, Krymsun Konfidential and Dee Chocolate Star, with whom Isabella has been spending most of her time. Isabella is the daughter of horse trainers – William and Tara Buckley […]

Joyce Wyatt laid to rest

Joyce Wyatt laid to rest

Joyce Ann Wyatt, 81, of Claysville passed into eternity with her Father in Heaven March 26, 2017, in Grove City Medical Center, Grove City. Born May 29, 1935 in Springdale, she was a daughter of the late Adrian “AJ” and Janet McNally Girard. Ms. Wyatt was a 1953 graduate of Springdale High School where she […]

Novice Championship-West

Novice Championship-West

  04/19 – 04/23/2017 South Point Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, NV https://www.aqha.com/media/17152/2017-west-level-1-for-internet.pdf

IQHYA Show

IQHYA Show

  04/20 – 04/23/2017 C Bar C Arena Cloverdale, IN http://markharrellhorseshows.com/2017%20Showbills/2017%20IQHYA.pdf