Following previous gatherings ACTHA conducted yet another weekend workshop at noted Morning Star Ranch in Milano Texas. Ride hosts from near and far gathered at this popular ride venue to learn the latest and greatest improvements to the ACTHA formats.
By Jennifer Wenzel
Noted American author Henry David Thoreau wrote “If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours”. And how successful and unexpected would Jody Childs’ life become, after she attended her first ACTHA ride in April 2010.
By Jennifer Wenzel
“Please make my check out to my husband.” How many of us would love to repay our husband, our wife, our significant other, our parents or our friends for their undying love and support for our own personal journey. A journey that not only encompasses many years of hard work and sacrifice, but many hours spent on the road to fulfill that dream.
Fellow Non Profits Get Free Ride
Now in their 8th year of business, ACTHA opens the door wide for all fellow nonprofits in the equine industry. Free memberships await those who work full time or assist part time in and for a registered nonprofit equine concern.
In Four, Three, Two...... Lights! Camera! Action! How often when you get ready to ride does your life seem like a scene from a movie? Was it an action adventure, a serious drama, a cartoon or more of a tear jerker? And, were you the star, a guest star, a scene stealer or crew member behind the scenes. When you stop and think about it much of our lives are like a movie and depending on where you were in the above list, it may be inspiring or depressing. It all depends on the way it's directed, edited, presented and performed.
To bring in the New Year the American Competitive Trail Horse Association, ACTHA, a Texas Limited Liability Company, has announced that it has filed for non-profit status.
"It is never as much as we want but we’ll take a 33 percent gain over the previous year as long as we can keep the lights on and keep horses employed in record numbers," states Tom Scrima, ACTHA's General Manager.
The Virginia Horse Council and the American Competitive Trail Horse Association have announced a new joint initiative to promote trail riding and all horses in Virginia. In the first of what is hoped to be many partnerships, ACTHA has partnered with the Virginia Horse Council to help encourage all Virginia horsemen and horsewomen to join and be active in their respective horse organizations.
ACTHA released 280,000 names with geo specific zip coding and longitudes and latitudes today to NetPosse.com, (also known as Stolen Horses International) the foremost finders of stolen horses in the USA.
In the seven years since its inception ACTHA’s list of outstanding sponsors and partners continues to grow at record pace. ACTHA is pleased to welcome their newest national sponsor TRUE VALUE.
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