AQHA Halter Rules Modifications Effective August 1, 2011

July 27th, 2011 12:01 PM | No Comments

America’s Horse Weekly –

Changes address class procedure, lip chains and horse manners.

AQHA exhibitors are reminded that several halter class rule modifications passed by the Show Committee at the 2011 AQHA Convention and approved by the AQHA Executive Committee are effective August 1.

“These modifications were made after long discussions and several years’ review by the Show Committee,” says Charlie Hemphill, AQHA senior director of shows and new events. “The changes were made effective as of that date to allow them to be in place for the 2011 Built Ford Tough AQHYA World Championship Show.”

The pertinent halter class modifications include:

Lip Chains
Modifications to Rule 448(d) include the definition of “allowed” lip chains in size, dimension, length and type, along with an explanation of the correct placement of the lip chain in a horse’s mouth.

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