Animal Welfare Recommendations Approved

Animal Welfare Recommendations Approved

The AQHA Executive Committee approved several recommendations from the AQHA Animal Welfare Commission at the 2017 AQHA Convention. The recommendations ranged from adding specific medications to the AQHA forbidden drugs or substances list to creating educational efforts for specific animal-handling procedures to a recommendation to use all drug- and animal welfare-related fines to support the […]

The Littles welcome son

The Littles welcome son

Josh Little and his wife, Dr. Nikki Wheeler-Little, welcomed their first child, a son, today. The new arrival, named Cade, is the grandson of Little Futurity founders Larry and Gale Little. Josh Little, owns and operates Josh Little Rope Horses in Mebane, North Carolina. Dr. Wheeler is from Ashland, Kentucky and went to veterinary school at […]

AQHA acts on committee recommendations

The American Quarter Horse Association Executive Committee met April 24-26 in Amarillo to review the standing-committee recommendations approved at the 2017 AQHA Convention by the AQHA Board of Directors, with the exception of those related to bylaw changes and rules of registration, for which final approval lies with the board of directors. Even though some […]

AQHA photo contest deadline is May 26 so submit yours today!

AQHA photo contest deadline is May 26 so submit yours today!

The American Quarter Horse Association is hosting a photo contest, giving you a chance to have your best photo featured in a photo exhibit October 27 – November 25 at the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum in Amarillo. Additionally, winning photos might be selected to fill the pages of the 2018 AQHA Calendar, […]

Cathy Starnes, Brenda Yates have been riding together for 50 years

Cathy Starnes, Brenda Yates have been riding together for 50 years

A friendship that ignited with horse racing down dirt roads followed by a splash into the cow pond to cool off is 50 years old this year and showing no signs of fading. Brenda Yates and Cathy Starnes, of South Carolina both show on the AQHA and NSBA circuits and have been friends since they met […]

All-Around winners at Level 1 East Championships named

All-Around winners at Level 1 East Championships named

After nearly a week of competition, top exhibitors earned prizes May 7 at the 2017 Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships in Raleigh, North Carolina. Christine Gudas of Lafayette, Indiana, arrived in Raleigh with one goal: to finish in the top 10 in one class. She did that and more. At the end of the […]

Erin Bradshaw weds Scott Weiss

Erin Bradshaw weds Scott Weiss

APHA and AQHA exhibitors Erin Bradshaw and Scott Weiss were married Saturday, May 6, at the Milestone Barn, Aubrey, Texas. Given away by her father, former NFL Quarterback Terry Bradshaw, the bride studied fashion merchandising at the University of North Texas. She is a multiple APHA World Champion. Weiss, originally from Johnston, Iowa, attended North […]

Ohio Quarter Horse Association’s office moving to Columbus

Ohio Quarter Horse Association’s office moving to Columbus

The Ohio Quarter Horse Association (OQHA), host of the All American Quarter Horse Congress, today announced plans to relocate its headquarters from Richwood, Ohio to Columbus, Ohio. “For many years we have recognized the importance of having OQHA closer to central Ohio,” said Dr. Scott Myers, OQHA CEO. “The new headquarters will support the continued […]

2018 AQHA Youth World to offer 13 & Under classes

2018 AQHA Youth World to offer 13 & Under classes

Level 3 13-&-Under core classes have been added to the 2018 American Quarter Horse Association’s World Championship Show. The classes were recommended by the American Quarter Horse Association Show Committee at the 2017 AQHA Convention and were recently approved by the AQHA Executive Committee. Exhibitors can qualify to compete in Level 3 13-&-Under Western Pleasure, Hunter Under Saddle, […]

Ranching finals will he held in Guthrie, Oklahoma

Ranching finals will he held in Guthrie, Oklahoma

The American Quarter Horse Association has announced that the 2018  VRH World and Zoetis AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals are tentatively scheduled for June 14-17, 2018, at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Oklahoma. The first Zoetis VRH World was held in 2008 in Denver during the National Western Stock Show, and then relocated in 2011 to […]

Seth Marlatt laid to rest in Indiana

Seth Marlatt laid to rest in Indiana

Funeral services were held Saturday for trainer Seth Michael Marlatt, of Greencastle, Indiana, who died on May 2, at the age of 35. He was born Sept. 6, 1981 in Greencastle, the son of Michael and Brenda (Adams) Marlatt and was a 2000 graduate of Greencastle High School. Marlatt was a horse trainer having worked […]

Industry mourns loss of legendary broodmare Goodbars Glamourgirl

Industry mourns loss of legendary broodmare Goodbars Glamourgirl

Tim and Barb Delf, of Blue Grass, Iowa, report the death of legendary American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) broodmare, Goodbars Glamourgirl today just two weeks before her 21st birthday. Sired by Zippos Mr Good Bar and out of Mitos Magic Moment, Goodbars Glamourgirl is an all-time leading AQHA dam. Her foals have earned over 5,100 […]

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