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Seeding and match-ups have been determined for the 2015 National Collegiate Equestrian Association National Championship, set to take place April 16-18 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas, the NCEA Selection Committee announced Tuesday.
The top-12 overall teams (Western and Hunt Seat

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Join the PtHA for the world’s largest gathering of Pintos as the 50th annual Pinto World Championship starts June 8, 2015 at the Built Ford Livestock Complex in Tulsa, Okla.
 
Equines and exhibitors from around the globe will compete for world titles in
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The schedule for the 49th annual All American Quarter Horse Congress, held October 1-25, 2015, has been set by the Ohio Quarter
Horse Association. Visit www.oqha.com/aaqhc to view the schedule or to download a complete schedule.
New Classes
There are several new classes

The April issue of the Paint Horse Journal
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 celebrates 2014′s top APHA riders as they reflect on the successes and challenges of their year. Though winning in the pen is necessary to climb to the No. 1 spot, each rider revealed that there’s more to

APHA is pleased to announce its Top 20 shows for 2014. This annual list is complied based on total entries per judge.
Taking the No. 1 spot for the sixth time in eight years was the Western Regional Zone 2 Zone Show, which took place
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As the 2015 show season approaches, horse owners should not only be ramping up their training schedules and checking the fit of their show clothes, but they should also be considering ways to help protect their horses’ health while traveling.
 
“Diseases pose a

Entry materials for the 49th nnnual All American Quarter Horse Congress Futurities & Sweepstakes are now available. The 2015 Congress Futurities & Sweepstakes Entry Book will be hitting mailboxes this week, but is also available online at www.oqha.com/aaqhc
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The Congress Futurity &

This week, all eyes will be on Las Vegas and not just for the vibrant activities in Sin City.  It is the annual Silver Dollar Circuit which is always a hit with exhibitors from all over the the world.  If your heading to Vegas, or
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“The March Online Auction features the second part of Steve Heckaman Quarter Horses’ Dispersal including show horses, trailers, farm equipment and tack,” according to Mike Jennings, of Professional Horse Services, LLC.  “Buyers will also find one of the best-bred Halter fillies in the
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Rock County Kid, owned by Sharnai Thompson of Pilot Point, Texas was named NSBA’s 2014 Horse of the Year.  “Rocky” was campaigned successfully by Sharnai and trainers Rusty and Katie Green and Maggie Grandquist in Open and Non-Pro Western Pleasure events.
Some of

Originally appearing in March 2015 issue of Show Horse Today
By Tom Chown and Melinda Davison; Edited by Kate Packer-Brickley
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Rarely has a discipline received more criticism throughout its history than Western Pleasure. From the peanut-pusher headsets of the 60’s and 70’s, to the excessive

The Tennessee Quarter Horse Association ushered in their 2015 show season March 7-8 in Harriman, Tennessee, with the Spring Celebration Circuit. 
The show got underway Saturday morning with trail classes, followed by showmanship, followed by halter, western pleasure, horsemanship, ranch riding and reining. English competitors
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Decorated all-around mount Clover Bars Image died March 2. 
The 1982 gelding was a true testament to the versatility of the American Quarter Horse, having earned more than 3,150 AQHA performance points in hunter classes, western riding, horsemanship and trail. Together with owner Beth Ann
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Three industry professionals were recognized by their peers March 8 at the 2015 American Quarter Horse Association Convention in Fort Worth, Texas.
The Don Burt Professional’s Choice Professional Horseman of the Year, Professional’s Choice Professional Horsewoman of the Year and Professional’s Choice Most Valuable Professional
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In 2015, the German Quarter Horse Association (DQHA) celebrates its 40th anniversary. Founded November 22, 1975, by a few enthusiastic supporters of the American Quarter Horse, DQHA was the first western horse association in Germany – today it’s the biggest AQHA affiliate outside