The American Quarter Horse Association and its production partners are pleased to announce the development of a web-based video series about young riders and horses. The videos will be featured on Take Me Riding, a new digital platform designed to interest young children in horses and encourage them to ride. This recently renamed platform, originally announced at the 2012 AQHA Convention under the project name Digital Oats, will launch in 2014.
“We are pleased to share the names of the 2014 American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame inductees,” said Don Treadway Jr., American Quarter Horse Association executive vice president. “These men and these horses have served the American Quarter Horse in different ways on their way to making history.”
The American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum’s newest exhibit is a tribute to the late artist Orren Mixer, renowned for his paintings of several equine breed associations and livestock. Orren Mixer: Artist of the American Quarter Horse is open to the public and remains open through July 27, 2013.
The American Quarter Horse Association is proud to sponsor the National Cutting Horse Association’s largest event of the year, AQHA-NCHA Weekend, May 31 - June 2 in 25 cities throughout the United States and Canada.
The American Quarter Horse Association Executive Committee was elected at the 2013 AQHA Convention in Houston. This five-person committee is responsible for implementing important decisions made by AQHA members through the Association’s board of directors.
As a member-driven organization, it is important to the American Quarter Horse Association to listen to the input of the Association’s exhibitors, trainers and owners. AQHA members are putting in time and resources all year long to qualify for one of the most prestigious horse shows in the world, and the Association is committed to meeting the needs of its valued members with a more exhibitor-friendly schedule in 2015.
The 25th European Championship of American Quarter Horses kicked off last week in Kreuth, Germany, with some 500 horse-and-rider teams competing for the chance to earn a European champion title.
The American Quarter Horse Association is excited to share a pivotal moment in American Quarter Horse history. Invitation Only was named the No. 1 all-time leading sire of AQHA points earned by offspring on October 14, 2014.
by AQHA When you leave the show arena, do you ever wonder how your score or placing was calculated? To learn more, attend the AQHA showing and judges seminar January 5-7 in Raleigh, North Carolina. How would you like the chance to learn how AQHA classes are judged?
The Bryan-College Station area has been selected to host the American Quarter Horse Youth World Cup on July 4-13, 2014. Teams, youth and their families representing nearly 20 nations from around the globe will descend upon Bryan-College Station for nearly two full weeks next summer in hopes of claiming the biennial youth world team championship in horseback riding.