We'll See You On the Trail
The Tierra Del Norte Arabian Horse Association will host a trail ride, April 7, 2012 at Dailey Ranch in San Diego County. Call Heidi Helly at (760) 749-4063 for more information.
Don't Miss Region 1 Delegate Meeting
The Region One delegate meeting is at 7 p.m. on April 14 at Pat & Oscars Restaurant in Temecula, Calif. Come at 5 p.m. for social hour and dinner.
AHASC Taking Scholarship Applications
The Arabian Horse Association of Southern California (AHASC) has a long history of providing scholarships to their youth and college-age members. Following the death of long-time AHASC member and IAHA Past President, Norm Dunn, the scholarship was renamed in his memory. Over the past 10 years the AHASC has awarded over $35,000 in scholarships and is now accepting applications. Up to $2,000 will be awarded. Visit www.ahasc.org for more information.
Region 1 Taking Scholarship Applications
Region 1 is offering scholarships to seniors in high school that are active in a club within Region One. More info can be found on www.aharegionone.org .
SoCal Half-Arabian Show at Galway Downs
The Southern California Half-Arabian Association show, May 25-27, 2012 will be at Galway Downs in Temecula, Calif. The show is a qualifying show for Region 1, Pacific Slope, U.S., Canadian, Youth and Sport Horse Nationals. AHA Recognized - USEF "N". Visit www.schaa.org for more information.
Enter Region 1 Champ before April 18
The Region 1 Championship and Qualifying Pre-Show, May 30 - June 3 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, Calif. entry deadline is April 18. Come see where the turf meets the surf. Click here for hotel, restaurant, and nearby shopping information.
Get Your Feet Wet with a Low Cost Show
The Tierra Del Norte Arabian Horse Association will host an Arabian Community Show, May 6, 2012. This one-day show is open to all breeds, with an emphasis on Arabians of all kinds. This show is a great way to get your feet wet in the show arena at the low cost of $8.00 per class. The new venue has a covered arena - come join the fun! For more info call Mimi Gaffey at (760) 518-6745.
Judging & Scheduling Info. for Region 4 Show
The 2012 Region 4 Championship Show is June 16 - 23, at the Idaho Horse Park in Nampa, Idaho. Regional judges include, Karen-Homer Brown, Gary Dearth and Scott Benjamin. The pre-show judge is Cathy Vecsey. Van Greenwell is judging all cutting, Kathy Callahan-Smith is judging pre-show working western, and Chris Kozlowski is the Regional reining and working cow judge. The pre-show cutting has been moved to Saturday, June 16 in the afternoon, with Regional cutting classes on Sunday, June 17. The other pre-show classes will be Sunday, June 17 and Monday, June 18. All of the Region 4 Championship classes, except cutting, will be June 19 - 23. We are presently putting the final touches on the prize list. An eBlast will be sent as soon as it is posted. If you want to sign up for the Region 4 e-mail service, visit www.aharegioniv.com and use the "Join Our Email List" box.
After winning the USEF Favorite Arabian Show award in 2010 and 2011, we are looking forward to providing another awesome Region 4 Show at the Idaho Horse Park!
Montana AHA All Breed and AHA Class "A" Show
Montana Arabian Horse Association will host an all-breed, open show that includes a Class "A" Arabian, Half-Arabian and Anglo-Arabian Show, May 25-28 at the Metrapark in Billings, Mont. Please take a look at the MAHA website for more information or contact Laura Lee Anderson at (406) 855-5411.
Region 6 Championship Show Prize List to be Posted
The Region 6 Championship Show and Pre-Show Prize List will soon be posted on the Region 6 website. If you have comments with regard to the schedules of the two shows, please contact Myron Krause, Show Manager, in a timely manner so corrections can be made.
Get Info on Up-coming Endurance and CTR Events
The Region 9 Endurance Championship is April 28
and the Region 9 CTR is September 8-9. Both rides are at the LBJ Grasslands near Decatur, Tex. Contact Carla Jo Bass for more information.
First Show in High Point Series
The first in a series of Schooling/High Point Shows will begin April 28 at the White County Fairgrounds in Searcy, Ark. Click here for information.
Take the Arkansas Arabian Victory Challenge
Join us for the Arkansas Victory Challenge concurrent show, May 18-20 in Texarkana, Ark. Don't miss the free BBQ Friday afternoon before evening classes. A very special sponsor added $2,000 to the high point. Cash bar Friday and Saturday. Check www.arkansasarabianhorseclub.com for the premium book and more information. Contact Jay Bray at (903) 754-2726 for more information.
Region 10 Youth Round Up Receives Recognition
The Region 10 Youth Round Up received a letter of congratulations from USEF for positive exhibitor feedback as part of the USEF Favorite Breeds Competition. The show was a great success with the addition of academy classes and select rider classes for all ages drawing additional exhibitors. These great additions will be continued in 2012 at the show on May 12-13 at the Minnesota Equestrian Center in Winona, Minn.
The Region 10 Board of Delegates voted to increase support of youth activities by designating profits from the Round Up show to stay in the Region 10 Youth budget rather than going to the general fund and increasing the overall budget for Region 10 Youth.
Youth Events Planned for Region 10 Show
Region 10 will provide some fun new events for youth at the Region 10 Championship Show, including the annual ice cream social and scavenger hunt. The Region 10 Championship Show is June 14-16 with a pre-show June 13 in St. Paul, Minn. For a complete calendar of regional meetings, shows and clinics, click here.
Wisconsin AHA Hosts Clinic in Mount Horeb
Wisconsin Arabian Horse Association will host a clinic with world-renowned horseman Ray LaCroix, April 14-15, at the Blue Mounds Equine Center in Mount Horeb, Wisc. Register early to ride your horse both days--spots are going fast. Or register as an auditor and learn from Ray's input to all horse and rider teams. See the WAHA website's Clinics Page for complete information and registration form. Contact Deb Alt at 608-843-0191 for more information.
Top Horse Fair in Madison Includes Arabians
The Midwest Horse Fair, at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisc., is in the heart of Region 10. According to the Midwest Horse Fair website the Midwest Horse Fair® is one of the top 3-day horse fairs in America. Hundreds of clinics, seminars and educational events are presented by some of the top horse professionals from around the country. Over 500 vendor booths offer shopping opportunities with something for everyone. The horse fair features excellent promotion of the Arabian horse coordinated by the Wisconsin Arabian Horse Association on behalf of Region 10. Visit the WAHA website for complete details & scheduling.
Minn. AHA Members Promoting the Arabian at the Minn. Expo
Eleven Arabian horses at the Minnesota Horse Expo, April 27-29, at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, in St. Paul will show tens of thousands of visitors the beauty, kindness and versatility of the Arabian horse. The horses will participate in the Parade of Breeds in native costume, hunter, side saddle, English and western pleasure, and dressage attire. All the horses will be goodwill ambassadors to the people that tour the barns. Spectators love to "visit" with the horses and watch the videos of Arabian horses on the big screen TV that is in front of the stalls. Many volunteers will be on hand to educate the public and give them a chance to meet an Arabian up close. Almost every breed will be represented along with 14+ clinicians and speakers on all disciplines and health care. Since the first Expo in 1991, the Minnesota Horse Expo has provided more than $3,400,000 to the Minnesota Horse Council for support of the equine industry. For additional information, contact Anita Grant. For information on the Minnesota AHA, go to www.mnarabhorse.com.
Wisconsin Desert Horse Association at the Horse-A-Rama
The WDHA has had a booth at Horse-A-Rama for 23 of the 24 years since Horse-A-Rama began.The breed demonstration is a crowd favorite that has standing room only with many people following the Arabians back to their stalls for closer look. For more information on Horse-A-Rama visit their website at www.horse-a-rama.org and visit them on Facebook to 'like' them. For information on the WDHA, go to www.wdha.net.
Join a Club - Get a List of Contacts
For a list of clubs and club contacts, go to http://www.region10arabians.com/clubs.htm.
Region 15 Show Opportunities - Showcase Your Arabian, Half-Arabian & Anglo-Arabian
May 18 - NJ HAHA HUNTER SHOW, Allentown, NJ. Contact Joan Mitch (610) 914-7008
May 19-20 - NJ HAHA A & B CONCURRENT, Allentown, NJ. Contact Joan Mitch (610) 914-7008
May 19-20 - OLD DOMINION SUMMER FUN SHOW, Wakefield, VA. Contact Janet Beehler (804) 586-1647
June 1-3 - VIRGINIA ARABIAN A & B CONCURRENT, Lexington, VA. Contact Sherri Re (281) 513-5745
June 2-3 NC PAHA A & B CONCURRENT, Hughesville, PA. Contact Patricia McQuiston (570) 924-4836
June 14-15 BLUE RIDGE ARABIAN CLASSIC I, Lexington, VA Contact Marie Taylor (804) 314-5216
June 16-17 BLUE RIDGE ARABIAN CLASSIC II, Lexington, Va Contact Marie Taylor (804) 314-5216
June 15 - NJ HAHA CLASSIC HUNTER SHOW, Allentown, NJ Contact Joan Mitch (610) 914-7008
June 16-17 NJ HAHA CLASSIC A & B CONCURRENT, Allentown, NJ Contact Joan Mitch (610) 914-7008
June 29 - July 1 JR AMATEUR GAMES, Centre Hall, PA Contact Patricia McQuiston (570) 924-4836
July 4 MARKEL FIRECRACKER CLASSIC, Lexington, VA Contact Marilyn Norton (217) 563-2487
July 5 -8 REGION 15 CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW, Lexington, VA Contact Marilyn Norton (217) 563-2487
Go to www.region15.com for all the exciting and fun details about our outstanding regional championship show!
Youth Retreat with Liz Bentley and Amy Doornekamp, DVM
Join clinician Liz Bentley and Equine Chiropractor, Amy Doornekamp, DVM and Region 18 youth members on the annual Youth Retreat, April 14-15, at Carousel Canada in Carrying Place, ON. Build new friendships and new skills! In Carousel Canada's pastoral horse heaven, learn about show preparation and trail proofing. Contact Janet Wojcik (705) 322-8908.
Event Schedule Now Available
The show schedule is up and we have a new addition in the fall. We hope to see everyone up here showing and having fun!
Milestone Hunter Jumper Show April 28-29
Pro-Am May 12
Summer Sizzler June 2-3
Milestone Arabian Summer Sport horse Show June 23
Last Chance Show July 16
Eastern Canadian Breeders July 17
Fall Festival September 8-9
For more details please go to our web site www.ahaec.on.ca where you can find contact information or prize lists and entry forms.
Funtastic Trail Ride-A-Thon
Join us at Tagalong stables 88675 Toll Gate Line, Fordwich, ON, April 29, for a great fundraising event. Proceeds go to the Arabian Royal Red Amateur Bonanza. $25 per horse and rider. For more details or if you have any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 519-335-3290. Come have some fun!
Region 18 Championship Show July 16- 21
Qualify at our Last Chance show and ride in a wonderful facility, Agriplex at the Western Fair District, in London, Ontario. The show grounds are located in the heart of London, ON and close to all the amenities; shopping, dining and hotels, with many other attractions available nearby. Indoor wash bays, on-site showers, a lunch counter in the air conditioned foyer and a large hitching ring with a big bright show ring will make your event enjoyable and memorable. The staff and the people of London are welcoming and make this not only an economical choice to qualify for Canadian and U.S. Nationals, but a joy to show and visit. The judges for 2012 are Rick Moser of Florida, Liz Ann Bartlett of Pennsylvania and Joseph Polo of Indiana. Close to the 401 and easily accessed by our U.S. neighbors to the south, this is a regional show that can be called nothing but fun! A progressive Barn Party is just the place to celebrate and meet your fellow horse people on the Friday evening. Come out and have some fun showing at the Region 18 Championship Show! Click here for more information.
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