AQHA Convention

January 9th, 2013 9:35 PM | No Comments

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The American Quarter Horse Association, January 9, 2013 - This year, the 2013 AQHA Convention registration includes the president’s reception, sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health, along with a ticket to Rodeo Houston at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. Rodeo Houston entertainment for the evening will be Tim McGraw.

The president’s reception is at 7 p.m. on March 8, hosted at the rodeo. A cocktail reception will be held at 5 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Houston prior to the reception. Transportation will be provided from the hotel to the rodeo.

Convention attendees will enjoy Texas-style barbeque at the rodeo along with entertainment by Tim McGraw.

AQHA holds an annual convention to review member-submitted rule changes, appoint new AQHA directors, induct new members into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame and present year-end awards. The 2013 AQHA Convention is March 8-11 at the Hyatt Regency Houston in Houston.

Each year, the convention is filled with events and activities for AQHA members – general membership meetings, committee meetings, banquets, receptions and much more.

Be sure to register for convention by January 31 to take advantage of the reduced registration fee. Registration for convention can be done in two easy ways. Members can register online or by filling out the registration form available in the January issue of The American Quarter Horse Journal.

For registration questions, please contact AQHA.

Also, hotel rooms are filling up fast. The room rate is $160 single/double. To receive these rates, reservations must be made prior to February 13, 2013. To book a room, visit Hyatt Regency Houston or call (888) 421-1442 or (402) 592-6464. Please inform the hotel that you are attending the AQHA Convention at the Hyatt Regency Houston.

As a proud sponsor of AQHA, Pfizer Animal Health cares about the well-being of your horse. Pfizer understands the serious consequences of disease and lameness. In addition to offering horse health expertise and helping to provide the very best care for your horse, Pfizer is pleased to offer the Equine Immunization Support Guarantee. More information about the Equine Immunization Guarantee can be found here.

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Founded in 1940, the American Quarter Horse Association is the largest equine breed organization in the world.  With headquarters in Amarillo, Texas, AQHA has a membership of more than 280,000 people in 86 countries and has registered more than 5 million horses in 95 countries.

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