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Find Your Level for 2019
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Find Your Level for 2019

Before you go show, use this online AQHA system to determine eligibility. When entering American Quarter Horse Association classes, AQHA exhibitors are required to provide proof of their level eligibility to show management. Exhibitors can print their level eligibility or save a digital copy on their phone for presenting to show management during the 2019 show season. To determine level eligibility for 2019, visit  www.aqha.com/leveling  to access the Web-based  AQHA leveling verification system . Eligibility is for the entire year (January-December) so exhibitors only need to determine their level once per show season. How AQHA Levels Work AQHA youth, amateur and open divisions are divided into levels.
The Buckeye Classic will become Two Separate Shows for 2019
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The Buckeye Classic will become Two Separate Shows for 2019

OAQHA Press Release: The Buckeye Classic will become Two Separate Shows for 2019: “The Little Buckeye & YEDA Classic” and the “BWHA Classic” The Little Buckeye and The Buckeye Classic shows, known together as “The Buckeye” were created by a partnership of the BWHA (Buckeye Western Horse Association) and OAQHA (Ohio Amateur Quarter Horse Association). Since 2013, The Buckeye has awarded more than $300,000 in free youth and amateur entries thanks to the generosity of show sponsors. And, The Little Buckeye earned its spot on AQHA’s Top 10 show list for two years. The combined show was known for being fun - especially for brightening the faces of lead-liners as they took away huge giraffes, hippos or zebras.
2018 Buckeye Classic is a Wrap
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2018 Buckeye Classic is a Wrap

Congratulations to everyone on the #BestBuckeyeYet Buckeye Classic Results Buckeye Classic Circuit Awards NSBA Results Little Buckeye Results The Little Buckeye and Buckeye Classic finished up strong on July 22 nd  with close to 14,000 entries showing at the beautiful World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio hosted by the Ohio Amateur Quarter Horse Association and The Buckeye Western Horse Association. The two circuits running for ten days offered free youth entries for the Little Buckeye and free amateur entries for the Buckeye Classic, free water, snacks and dozens upon dozens of free Buckeye Classic ice cream sandwiches handed out by The Equine Chronicle Golf Cart and Hospitality Tent. The Leadline
#BestBuckeyeEver Kicks Off With Big Numbers
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#BestBuckeyeEver Kicks Off With Big Numbers

The Little Buckeye launched the #BestBuckeyeEver this past weekend July 13-15, at the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio. Named an AQHA Top 10 Show in 2017, the Buckeye brings the Ohio Amateur Quarter Horse Association large class numbers. Amateur Horsemanship- 25 L2 Senior Trail- 27 L1 Youth Horsemanship- 30 14-18 Equitation- 31 L1 Youth Showmanship- 33 L1 Trail- 39 14-18 Horsemanship- 40 Wednesday, July 18, marked first day of The Buckeye Classic which runs through July 22.  The OAQHA added new this year the  NCEA Jr. Medal Horsemanship Class and YEDA Challenge . Unless signed or currently participating on a NCEA team, all youth were eligible to participate in the Horsemanship Challenge; a class
OQHA Trail Ride Kicks Off
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OQHA Trail Ride Kicks Off

New place. More space. And you still have time to go check it out this weekend! Go to  www.oqha.com/trail-ride  for more details.
OQHA mourns the loss of Clint Collingsworth
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OQHA mourns the loss of Clint Collingsworth

CLINT Tyler COLLINGSWORTH Clint Tyler Collingsworth, 27, of Wheelersburg passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018 at his residence. Clint was born January 22, 1991 in Portsmouth to Jerry Lee Collingsworth, Jr. and Tami Woosley Collingsworth. Clint was a high school graduate and a self-employed horse trainer. Clint was a lifetime horseman who owned and operated Collingsworth Quarter Horses. He was a former NSBA World Champion and placed in the Top Ten several times at the All American Quarter Horse Congress. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Clayton Woosley. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Alana Brown Collingsworth whom he married December 1, 2012 in Alexander City, AL; his mother
SOQHA Challenge Concludes With 4,700 AQHA Entries Over Two Days!
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SOQHA Challenge Concludes With 4,700 AQHA Entries Over Two Days!

By: Brittany Bevis,  The Equine Chronicle A  challenge  of sorts was presented to the show management team of the Southern Ohio Quarter Horse Association Challenge. How many entries can one show hold in just two days? The answer may surprise you… The two-day event that took place at the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio over the weekend recorded almost 1,200 AQHA entries per judge. With four judges, that added up to nearly 4,700 AQHA entries alone! And that number doesn’t include NSBA entries. Judges for the show were Jeff Mellott, Ryan Kail, Brad Kearns, Curtis Reynolds, John Boxell, Allen Mitchels, TW Grose, and Steve Meadows. One of the highlights of the show each year is the SOQHYA Scholarship Challenge.
Ohio Amateurs represented well during Level 1 East Championship
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Ohio Amateurs represented well during Level 1 East Championship

AMATEUR AGED GELDINGS 5. GRACE TACHIKAWA, COLUMBUS  |  COUNTS IRON KNIGHT, BROWN GELDING  (IRON AGE x COUNT EVERY KNIGHT) 6. LISA GREENWOOD, DAYTON, OH  |  AL SING THE BLUES, SORREL GELDING  (ALLOCATE YOUR ASSETS x CAMEO BLUES) 8. MALINDA SHIPMAN, CENTERBURG, OH  |  LAZY HOLIDAY, BAY GELDING  (NO DOUBT IM LAZY x HOLIDAY CHIPS) 10. JANICE HRBAC, HINCKLEY, OH  |  YOU CAN KISS THIS, CHESTNUT GELDING  (A DREAM REMEMBERED x KISS MY IMPULSE)   AMATEUR AGED MARES 3. SUE S ROGOWSKI, CINCINNATI, OH  |  SHE SURE IS GOOD, BAY MARE  (KEEPING IT GOOD x PRESENTED BY PRO) 6. HELEN E ROSE, UNIONVILLE, OH  |  GOODBARS INTUITION, BAY MARE  (ONLY INTUITION x THIS CHICS A GOODBAR) 7. LISA SCOTT-REISS, MARYSVILLE,
2018 All American Quarter Horse Congress Horse Show Schedule Released
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2018 All American Quarter Horse Congress Horse Show Schedule Released

2018 All American Quarter Horse Congress Horse Show Schedule The schedule for the 52nd annual All American Quarter Horse Congress, held October 2-28, 2018, has been set by the Ohio Quarter Horse Association. Visit  www.quarterhorsecongress.com/horse-show-schedule  to view or download a complete schedule. New Classes for 2018 Level 1 Ranch Riding & NSBA  All Performance Halter classes are now NSBA dual approved Southern Belle Breeders 4 & 5 Year Old Open Trail Stakes NSBA & Limited Southern Belle Breeders 3 Year Old Open Trail Stakes NSBA & Limited 4 & 5 Year Old Non Pro Trail Stakes NSBA  Southern Belle Breeders 4 & 5 Year Old Non Pro Trail Stakes NSBA 3 Year Old & Over $2,500
2019-21 Adequan® Select World Shows Move to Fort Worth
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2019-21 Adequan® Select World Shows Move to Fort Worth

The American Quarter Horse Association, April 10, 2018 The American Quarter Horse Association has named  Will Rogers Memorial Center  in Fort Worth, Texas, as the new location for the 2019, 2020 and 2021  Adequan® Select World Championship Show.   The tentative dates for the 2019 Adequan® Select World are August 21-31. The show's qualifying period is June 1, 2018, to May 31, 2019. “AQHA is very grateful to the Tri-State Fairgrounds in Amarillo, and the hospitality that has been shown to AQHA and AQHA members since the inception of the Adequan® Select World in 2003,” said Pete Kyle, AQHA chief show officer. “We are looking forward to building a relationship with the Will Rogers Memorial Center to provide a more