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AQHA moves to end Incentive Fund

AQHA moves to end Incentive Fund

As a means to conclude the program, the American Quarter Horse Association Incentive Fund will not accept foal nominations past 2018 and, effective immediately, will no longer accept stallion nominations. “The AQHA Incentive Fund was a landmark program for the equine industry, having paid out more than $80 million in its lifetime,” said AQHA Chief […]

August Online Auction

August Online Auction

Entries are being accepted for two INTERNET Auctions which will close on August 23 and 24,” announces Mike Jennings of the Professional Horse Services, LLC management team.  “The REINER, CUTTER, COW HORSE AUCTION will close on August 23 and features one of the TOP RANCH RIDING Horses in the Nation, Dunnit Topsailing. That session of […]

July Internet Auction

July Internet Auction

“Bidding will close on July 19th and 20th for the 2 July Auctions from Professional Horse Services, LLC,” according to Mike Jennings of the auction company management team.  “The Pleasure and All Around Broodmare and Prospect Sale will close on Wednesday, July 19.  Bidding for the July INTERNET Auction will close on July 20th, and […]

Economic Impact Survey

Economic Impact Survey

The American Horse Council Foundation (AHCF) announced today that it will be extending the deadline to complete the horse owner and supplier survey to update the National Economic Impact Study to August 18th. “The survey has been open since the beginning of June, and unfortunately we have only had around 9,000 responses,” said AHC President Julie […]

Entries open for Congress Super Sale, Stakes Sale

Entries are now being accepted for the 51st Annual Congress Super Sale, according to Mike Jennings of the Professional Horse Services, LLC, management team. “The Congress Super Sale has proven to be the best Show Horse Auction in America, with the largest crowd to attend any horse auction in the Country.  The 2017 Super Sale […]

Don’t Miss Getting Your New Horse

Don’t Miss Getting Your New Horse

“Bidding closes on June 21 and 22 for the two Internet horse auctions produced by Professional Horse Services, LLC,” announces Mike Jennings of the auction company management team.  “The bidding will close on the evening of June 21 for the Annual Halter Broodmare and Prospect Sale, which will include all of the Halter Horses offered […]

AQHA to consider ban of Lasix

While the American Quarter Horse Association recognizes the therapeutic benefits of the drug furosemide, commonly known as Lasix, to help mitigate the occurrence of exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH) in racehorses, the AQHA Executive Committee recently asked the AQHA Animal Welfare Commission to review the proposed prohibition of Lasix for show horses, set to be effective […]

Two Internet Auctions in June

Two Internet Auctions in June

“World Champion and World Champion producing mares highlight the first of the two Internet Horse auctions in June, the Halter Broodmare and Prospect Sale, “announces Mike Jennings, a partner with his wife, Stephanie, in Professional Horse Services, LLC.  “The second auction, the June INTERNET Auction, is the marketplace for Pleasure, All Around and Performance show […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]