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2020 OQHA Award Winners
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2020 OQHA Award Winners

The Ohio Quarter Horse Association might not have had a banquet this year, however, we still awarded our 2020 membership with over $85,000 in awards. Congratulations to all those who competed in the 2020 show season earning OQHA year-end points. For the full list of point standings, visit  oqha.com/points . Year-end awards are distributed placing 1-6 in each class and division. For further details on points, please refer to the Ohio Quarter Horse Association Handbook . The first show of the 2021 season, the SOQHA The Challenge, will kick off February 26 in Springfield, OH, be sure to renew your membership to earn your points. Renew your membership at  oqha.com/join .     2020 ALL AROUND & HIGH POINT WINNERS
Buckeye Reining Series Announce A Tentative Schedule for Show in May
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Buckeye Reining Series Announce A Tentative Schedule for Show in May

More smiles will be made May 20-23, 2021 ... don’t miss your chance to smile with us!   -Tentative schedule- Thursday Indoor Open Non Pro/NP 7 and up/RFM qualifier   Thursday Covered Novice NP Green Reiner/ Green Horse Novice Open   Friday Indoor Rookie/Novice Am/RFM qualifier OPEN FOR NP DERBY horse warm-up   Friday Covered AQHA Open Ranch Riding Jackpot Ranch Riding MCGEE FARMS NP Derby/NP/ RFM qualifier   Saturday indoor Youth Short stirrup OPEN for open derby warm-up   Saturday Covered AQHA Youth Ranch Riding AQHA Amateur Ranch Riding MCGEE FARMS Open Derby/Open   Sunday Indoor Short stirrup Novice Non Pro Novice Open Rookie/Nov Am/ RFM qualifier   Sunday Covered Youth Green Reiner/Green Horse
2021 AQHA Youth Excellence Seminar
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2021 AQHA Youth Excellence Seminar

Save the date for the 2021 Bank of America Youth Excellence Seminar! YES is slated for July 12-14 in Amarillo. Registration for YES is coming soon. Registration forms will be available on www.aqha.com/yes in January 2021. Book your hotel room at the YES rate with the Embassy Suites by Hilton Amarillo-Downtown here. YES Facts: • All youth, ages 10 to 18, are welcome – current AQHYA members and nonmembers. • Youth will attend interactive sessions designed to develop and teach leadership skills. • Each day features new speakers, presenting topics related to leadership and the equine industry. • Five AQHYA officers will be elected (president, first vice president, second vice president and two members). • Regional
2021 AQHA Convention
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2021 AQHA Convention

The American Quarter Horse Association annual convention is a highly anticipated event for AQHA members around the world. The  2021 AQHA Convention  is slated for March 18-22 at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort in San Antonio and will be held according to local, state, and federal mandates. All members are invited to attend and can now register online . After careful discussions with AQHA leadership and key stakeholders, the AQHA Executive Committee has decided to modify the traditional format of the annual convention to host a business format in 2021. View the tentative convention schedule.   With the cancellation of the 2020 convention, as a result of the coronavirus, AQHA leadership understands the importance
Partnership with Richwood Bank
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Partnership with Richwood Bank

Richwood Bank has a long history of involvement with the All American Quarter Horse Congress and the Ohio Quarter Horse Association. Our relationship spans back to the very beginning over 50 years ago, with roots in Richwood, Ohio. We value our partnership from the standpoint that we both share similar values – supporting our local communities. OQHA and the Congress could choose to bank anywhere. But we take pride in that they choose Richwood Bank, and it gives us confidence that we can help organizations of any size. We’ve enjoyed experiencing growth in stride with the OQHA. We’re honored to support one of the most impactful annual events in Ohio through their banking needs during their peak season of Congress
2020 Annual Meeting & Awards
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2020 Annual Meeting & Awards

OQHA offers an extensive year-end awards program for members participating in AQHA Open, Level 1 Amateur, Amateur, Amateur Select, Level 1 Youth and Youth classes at OQHA-approved Quarter Horse shows held throughout the year. More than $85,000 in awards are presented each year to top competitors in each class. 2021 Annual Meeting 10:00 AM  |  2021 ANNUAL OPEN MEETING Due to the Governor's COVID-19 mandates, the 2021 Annual Open Meeting will be virtual for Directors & Invited Guests Only.  Mandatory RSVP. Further details to follow.   2020 AWARDS Due to COVID restrictions, the 2020 Year-End Awards will be in the form of gift cards and will be mailed to recipients. 2020 OQHA All-Around and High-Point winners
OQHYA September Virtual Meeting - Monday, September 21 @ 7 PM
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OQHYA September Virtual Meeting - Monday, September 21 @ 7 PM

Please join us via Microsoft Team Meeting! Attendance will be taken and roll call made. We highly encourage you to join via Microsoft Team meeting and share video for attendance purposes. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting +1 213-437-9246   United States, Los Angeles (Toll) Conference ID: 772 014 771#
EOQHA September Show Recap
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EOQHA September Show Recap

You’d never know that a change of venue due to COVID had any effect on the Eastern Ohio Quarter Horse Association show held September 4-6 in Springfield, Ohio. The show boasted of 1240 entries per judge and came complete with a Mexican Fiesta Dinner sponsored in part by EOQHA and OQHA and prepared by the Sweet Shop. All the English classes had gift certificates and socks as additional prizes and were sponsored by Glamourous Threads. Also, Ryan Geiger  Photography was there to capture those special moments.    In spite of the large numbers, the show ran smoothly and efficiently allowing competitors to be done at a reasonable time.  Thanks so much to Show Secretary Vanessa Lay, Show Manager Casey Devitt, their staff,
2020 Farnam AQHA World Championship Show Schedule
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2020 Farnam AQHA World Championship Show Schedule

AQHA debuts the tentative schedule for the 2020 Farnam AQHA World Championship Show, slated for November 2-21 at the OKC Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City. The  Farnam AQHA World Championship Show  returns to the OKC Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City November 2-21 with additional AQHA championship shows,  waived qualifying , new class offerings, the  41st Annual Triangle Sale  and more! Owners, exhibitors and trainers can view the 2020 tentative schedule, which is now available under Resources at  www.aqha.com/worldshow . Entry information will be available soon at  www.aqha.com/worldshow , and estimated times on the schedule may vary based on the number of entries received. View the tentative show schedule