Attention VQHA Amateur Members: The positions of Secretary and Treasurer are up for election at the 2015 Banquet and Annual Meeting. If you would like additional information or are interested in running, please contact Kristy Drew-Pruitt at firstname.lastname@example.org. The current acting Secretary, Jennifer Morrow, and the current Treasurer, Cory Balsis, have indicated their desire to […]
Congratulations Anika Hendrickson on her wonderful win at the Novice Championship Show! Reserve Champion in Youth Western Pleasure!
The 2014 Fall Newsletter is available. Open this post to download the file.
The 2015 Virginia Quarter Horse Youth Association Board elections will be held November 15, 2014. Due to the new show year dates and the late date of the banquet, youth elections will be held by mailed ballot in November. In order to be eligible to vote you must be current 2014 youth members. If you are interested […]
We would like to thank our sponsors for the show. Their contribution is greatly appreciated! Tractor Supply in Ashland, VA. Homemades by Suzanne Woodside Equine Earthworks and Sprinklers Ashland Feed Store Tina Stoher, Dalton Realty Farm Home Center
Bill Montgomery’s good horse Miss Sleepy Cody, had to be put to sleep on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. “Cody” had her Register of Merit in Amateur Reining. She qualified and went to the World Horse Show in 1995. She was a wonderful horse and will really be missed.
Two of our VQHA youth members will be heading off to college soon: Amanda Bennett will be riding for the equestrian team at Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS, doing horsemanship. Amanda was recruited by Head Coach Casie Maxwell from KSU. Her major is Animal Science and she plans to pursue vet school at KSU. Maggie Lanham will be riding […]
In order to offset the costs associated with the going to congress, the VQHA Queen is holding a fundraising raffle offering a custom tack trunk. One ticket costs $10 while three tickets can be purchased for $30. This would be great for hauling your tack to the next show!
The list of Virginia riders and their horses that are qualified for the Novice Championship show is now available! The show will occur September 30th through October 5th, 2014, at Murfreesboro, TN.
A big Thank You! to the sponsors of the VQHYA World Show Team: ~The Troutman Family ~ Horse and Hound of Carrollton, VA ~The Hereford Family ~Abigail Wotjeki ~Joshua Car
There is a new program available to horse owners that could save you considerable money on equipment purchases. Visit http://equinesavings.com for details. There is also a frequently asked questions sheet available for download here.
The dream of many young girls is to have a pony to call their own. For most it is a passing fantasy, but for others the desire intensifies into adulthood. I did not escape this fantasy as a young girl, but my dreams were just slightly different. I knew that ponies are stubborn, difficult and […]
The winner for Virginia goes to the National AQHA finals. The deadline for submitting nominations is August 30th. The nomination form lists all of the qualifications for the nominees and has instructions for members on how to submit the form to the VQHA Secretary. Voting to choose the MVP for Virginia will occur at a meeting in September.
Congratulations to TEAM USA! USA won the AQHYA WORLD CUP held this past week in College Station, Texas. AQHYA World Show Team members are ANNOUNCED! Charlotte Hereford Samantha Felts Bailey Troutman Mary Huddleston Brennen Ralls- Speech Contests Congratulations to Mary Kate Smith on her election to Region Five Director. We are looking forward to a […]
The summer newsletter is here! Many thanks to Janice for putting this together for us! Download the newsletter and enjoy!
The 2014 AQHA Level 1 (Novice) Championships qualifying deadline is quickly approaching. Saddle up and make plans now to attend an AQHA Level 1 (Novice) Championship show September 30-October 5, 2014. Choose between two locations: • SmartPak AQHA West Level 1 Championship Show, South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas • Nutrena AQHA East […]
Attention All L1 (Novice) Exhibitors (The following is applicable to youth or amateur) Both the Nutrena Novice Championship (East), in Murfreesboro, TN, and the SmartPak Novice Championship (West), in Las Vegas, NV will be held on September 30 – October 5, 2014 There are 4 ways to participate in the championships: – Show at 20 […]
If you had any used tack or show apparel that has not sold, please contact Connie Christopher (703)283-1410. Members can either donate any unsold items to the youth or arrange to pick it up at our August Culpeper show. Please contact Connie.
Central Region will be meeting on Tuesday, 6/10/14, at Ledo’s Pizza in Massaponnax. Dinner at 6:30, meeting at 7:30.
The following Board positions are up for reelection this year: Secretary (Currently held by Mike Stoher) Treasurer (Currently held by Laura Boardwine) Director at Large #2 (Currently held by David Lamb) Director at Large #4 (Currently held by Clarence Green) Central Region (Currently held by Fay Pawlak) Greater Richmond (Currently held by George Harcopos) Northern Region […]