Exciting News from the Arizona Quarter Horse Association
The Arizona Quarter Horse Association and Sanderson Ford are excited to announce that AzQHA members will now be receiving a $500 discount when purchasing a new Ford from Sanderson Ford. This discount is in addition to the Ford Motor Companies $500 discount for members of American Quarter Horse Association. Sanderson has a fondness for the Equine and Agricultural industries. Recently Sanderson sponsored the Cave Creek Rodeo and now as a show of support for the Arizona Quarter Horse industry they have become a Silver Sponsor of the Arizona Sun Circuit. Sun Circuit is the American Quarter Horse Associations largest Quarter Horse Circuit. With great sponsors like Sanderson, Sun Circuits future successes seem unlimited.
Arizona Quarter Horse Association is continually working to bring its members the greatest benefits, equine participation and events. Check out AzQHA.org for other great deals. Watsons Hats of Cave Creek, the official Hat maker of AzQHA offers AzQHA members a 10% discount, up to a $250 discount on hat purchases.
More Excitement for YOUTH from the Arizona Quarter Horse Association
$15000 in Youth Scholarships in 2017!
The Arizona Quarter Horse Association will award $15000 in scholarships to their Youth Association members. The Joe and Suzy Jeane Scholarship will award $5000 to Youth members. Watch for details on this Scholarship. $10,000 will be awarded thru the newly developed Ascent Program. Read below for details on this new competition. Many thanks to Dr. Joni Hegel for sponsoring our scholarship programs.
AZQHA INTERSCHOLASTIC SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION
Why do we call it ASCENT? Ascent means to a rise to an important position or a higher level. The AzQHA and Dr. Hegel are passionate about our youth and committed to doing all things possible to see our future generations rise to the next level through education.
The Arizona Quarter Horse Association will offer an Interscholastic Championship Invitational at the 2017 Arizona Fall Championship show. The show to offer four classes of Arizona Quarter Horse Association Horsemanship to 6th- 8th grade students. Four classes horsemanship and two classes reining to 9th-12th grade students. Each class (ten classes) to award $1000 worth of scholarships. The above named classes will each pay three places $500 to 1st, $300 to 2nd. $200 to 3rd.
Criteria to compete:
¥ Youth must be an AzQHYA member the year of competition prior to their first AzQHA No Bling Show competition. Memberships may be purchased at the shows or online at AzQHA.org - IEA current year member (IEA memberships must be paid by Nov. 1, of the preceding year to be a future year member) Youth must compete in at least one class at 2 of the 3
AzQHA No Bling Shows
Funds earned by exhibitors are kept in a restricted account by the AzQHA until they graduate from high school; then, the funds are paid directly to the college, trade school or university that student attends.
To learn more about IEA go to rideiea.org or contact one of the valleys Western coaches: Jessica Bein 480-220-6710 Scottsdale, Tamra Hardin 623-297-5727 Surprise, Ashley Wilson 480-518-3743 Scottsdale, Holly Hover 480-231-1112 Cave Creek or Christy Snyder 602-616-6570 Cave Creek. Youth are not required to own a horse to join an IEA team.
This is a wonderful incentive for youth to participate and compete in horse shows each year. Over time, it can add up to a significant boost to their education fund. Also, a reminder that the Arizona Youth World team attending the AQHA Youth World show has their stalls and entries paid for by AzQHA and its amazing sponsors and supporters each year. Be sure to stop by AzQHA.org often to stay informed of great offers and AzQHA events.
We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events.
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