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 […]
There will be a VQHA Board meeting at Noon on June 8th. The meeting will be held at the Texas Steak House in Staunton, VA. The address is: 134 Rowe Road Staunton Va 24401 Phone: 1-540-885-6073
The VQHA Board meeting that was scheduled for May 24th has been cancelled due to Steve Meadows’ father passing away. Our condolences to you and your family, Steve.
Virginia Quarter Horse Association Crisis Fund Raffle! This year’s raffle item is a 16″ Don Rich full floral tooled Ranch Cutter saddle, includes handmade Don Orrell walnut stirrups provided by Cornerstone Horsemanship. The saddle normally retails for $4175. Raffle tickets are $10 each or $40 for 5. Drawing will be held at the 2014 Awards […]
The VQHA Northern Region will be meeting at the El Agave restaurant in Warrenton on May 28th at 7:00pm.
There will be a VQHA Board meeting at the Culpeper show on May 24th at 7:00pm.
Life time VQHA member, Ben Gravett of G&G Longhorns, passed away April 23, 2014. Ben has been a long time breeder and promoter of Texas Longhorns and Quarter Horses. His wife, Ann, and children Matt, Rachel, Jamie and Taryn have been actively involved in the showing and promotion of Longhorns and Quarter Horses. Viewing is […]
The AQHA has announced new information on qualifying for the halter classes at the World Show. Details can be found in the press release.
Julie Slemp has resigned from the position of Greater Richmond Region Director. George Harocopos, a Director at Large in that area, will act as the Greater Richmond Region Director until this fall when the position will be up for election. The By Laws (Article 4 The Board of Directors) 1.d states that the Shenandoah, Southwestern, […]
The Spring Newsletter is now available.
There is a VQHA Board meeting scheduled for April 10th at 7:00pm at the Lexington Horse Center.
The Fort Pocahontas Trail Ride has been rescheduled. See the event calendar for details.