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The AQHYA Region Five youth conference will be held in Atlantic City, NJ February 13-15 2015. All youth are invited. Each youth is responsible for their own registration, travel, food, and hotel. The VQHYA has two rooms reserved. There will be a van and chaperones going. Please let Katey Ralls know if you are attending. Registration is due […]

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The Region Five Canned food drive ends on January 15, 2015 Please send your numbers and pictures to Katey Ralls @ Newportb3@gmail.com Having a 4H event and need an AQHYA director to speak? Information to hand out? Let us know! We have supplies.

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The longtime editor of the VQHA Newsletter, Janice Benett, has decided to resign. Janice has done an outstanding job for a long time and she will be greatly missed! If anyone is interested in becoming the new edit, please contact the VQHA Secretary, Mike Stoher.

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The VQHA Award Banquet for Show Year 2014 will be held February 21st, 2015, at the Doubletree by Hilton hotel in Charlottesville, VA. Reservation forms have been mailed out to all members. You can also make your reservations using our online form!

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2014 Awards Are Here!

December 23, 2014

in Latest News

VQHA members, the wait is over….. the awards catalog is finally available with almost 90 different awards to choose from. Selections are due by December 28th. The catalog and online order form are available from the Points page. Contact Christina Gedney if there are any questions. Happy shopping!

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The points the 2014 show year have been updated and are available here on the website.

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Unfortunately the award letters for the 2014 show year were sent out, but did not include points earned at the Black Eyed Susan show. We apologize to our members for that oversight. The updated points will be posted on the website as soon as they are available.

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The AQHYA Region Five is having a Canned Food Drive Competition! The top state wins a prize! This is a great way for our youth to give back! Please help our state win and help feed the homeless! Contact a youth or Katey Ralls to donate. You can also collect cans, take a picture and […]

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The End of Year points for the 2015 show year began accumulating as of November 1, 2014. This is a change from past years. The VQHA memberships still run from January 1st through December 31st. For people who are not currently members of VQHA and who will be showing at the Pre-Turkey show in November, they […]

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Important Notice: Per the VQHA secretary, Mike Stoher, points from all of the shows that should be counted for the 2014 show year have not been included in what is on the website. Another notice will be put up when the updated points are posted. The points for the year have been updated and award […]

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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 kdrew2063@gmail.com. The current acting Secretary, Jennifer Morrow, and the current Treasurer, Cory Balsis, have indicated their desire to […]

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Congratulations Anika Hendrickson on her wonderful win at the Novice Championship Show! Reserve Champion in Youth Western Pleasure!

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The 2014 Fall Newsletter is available. Open this post to download the file.

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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 […]

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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    

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Miss Sleepy Cody

September 16, 2014

in Latest News,VQHA News

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.

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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 […]

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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!

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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.

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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

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