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Record Attendance at NOQHA Summer Six Pack
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Record Attendance at NOQHA Summer Six Pack

  The NOQHA Summer Six Pack had 6 judges over 4 days and the show was up 1,125 entries from last year! This was the largest NOQHA Six Pack in the history of the club. The exhibitors enjoyed a taco dinner on Friday and an exhibitor cookout on Saturday. Buckeye Feed provided bagels and scons for the exhibitors on Saturday and Sunday. NOQHA offered coffee and donuts in the morning in the office as well as free water during the show. Circuit and Member awards were provided in all classes as well as All Around Champion and Reserve prizes. Thank you Schneiders Saddlery for donating the Member awards. Chris Darnell and her staff at Simply Show Services managed the successful show. Results are available on our website at noqha.com.
2019 OQHF Golf Outing - July 15th
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2019 OQHF Golf Outing - July 15th

Golf for a cause at the Ohio Quarter Horse Foundation's Golf Outing Monday, July 15, 2019 at Jefferson Golf & Country Club. Find out more details at  www.oqha.com/oqhf-golf-outing    
2019 OQHA Annual Picnic
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2019 OQHA Annual Picnic

The Ohio Quarter Horse Association (OQHA) held its annual picnic Monday, June 17th. Some 150 people were in attendance for some home made pork and bratwursts prepared by the OQHA staff as well as many delightful side dishes brought by fellow members. The Ohio  Quarter Horse Youth Association (OQHYA), Ohio Amateur Horse Association (OAQHA) and OQHA board members gathered for a picnic style meal and yard games at 5:30 p.m. followed by the individual monthy board meetings at 7 p.m. Thank you to Kyle Flatter and Matt Claypool for manning the grill throughout the hot night! OQHYA Advisor Tammy Gagliardo guided AQHA Youth World Show attendees through their paperwork and project preparations for the upcoming
Zips Bossy Chip
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Zips Bossy Chip

An 11-year-old American Quarter Horse mare has earned the most points in American Quarter Horse Association history. Zips Bossy Chip has earned 6,039.5 points in AQHA youth and open competition combined through May 2019. She continues to accrue points with her owner, 18-year-old Ellexxah Maxwell of West Mansfield, Ohio. The record previously had been held by Harley D Zip, a 1995 bay gelding with 5,906.5 points in open, amateur, Select amateur and youth competition. Harley D Zip, owned by Highview Ranch Quarter Horses Inc. of Rapid City, South Dakota, is now retired from competition. In September 2017,  Zips Bossy Chip and Maxwell broke the 30-year record for youth points  with 4,846. At that time, they were
NOQHA Spring Extravaganza - Sold Out Success
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NOQHA Spring Extravaganza - Sold Out Success

The Spring Extravaganza 4 judged show was up 860 entries from last year! The Level 1 Extravaganza Show on Monday was also up 75 entries. NOQHA sold out of stalls in February. The exhibitors enjoyed an Ice Cream Social on Sunday. Buckeye Feed provided bagels on Monday for the exhibitors. Coffee and donuts were available all mornings in the office. Chris Darnell and her staff at Simply Show Services managed the successful show. Results are available on their website at noqha.com. NOQHA would like to thank all of the sponsors, owners, trainers, and exhibitors for their support of the show. When asked how she felt the show went, long-time Quarter Horse lover, exhibitor, and show mom Jennifer D’Onofrio said, “The Spring
SOQHA The Madness is a wrap
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SOQHA The Madness is a wrap

Excitement filled the air the second week of May as exhibitors, trainers, family, and spectators gathered at the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio. The Madness, presented by Southern Ohio Quarter Horse Association, was in full swing and saw an increase of 500 entries this year. This brought their total AQHA entries to over 12,500 for the 2019 show. The sold out event consisted of two parts: the Pre-Madness, held May 10-12, and the Madness, held May 14-19. The popular show featured 10 judges and over 100 classes, including large-purse slot classes, pleasure driving, trail, showmanship, and pleasure and equitation classes. Managed by An Equine Production , exhibitors report that the show ran smoothly,
Go-To Place for AQHA Level 1 East Championships
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Go-To Place for AQHA Level 1 East Championships

From The American Quarter Horse Association Exhibitors at the Nutrena East AQHA Level 1 Championships saddled up their American Quarter Horses on May 1 for the opening day of competition at the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, Ohio. The show kicked off at 8 a.m. with Rookie youth ranch riding in the R+L Arena West and Rookie amateur ranch riding in the R+L Arena East. The Nutrena East Level 1, running May 1-5, features walk-trot, Rookie and Level 1 classes. These three levels of AQHA competition are designed for everyone from the beginner to the minimally accomplished competitors in AQHA events, respectively. The Nutrena East Level 1 offers a variety of events and activities for competitors, friends, family
The Warm Up Show - OMIQHA
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The Warm Up Show - OMIQHA

This was their biggest show to date! They would like to Congratulate the High Point & Reserve All-Around Winners. Small Fry All Around – High Point - Consider Him Sheik & Adeline Gabor                                         Res. HP - Annie Lost Her Socks & Skylar Herrnstein L1 Amateur All Around – High Point - Hot N Sleepy & Alexis Ziemak                                              Res. HP – Ill Sleep Ina Minute & Kari Linn Amateur All Around – High Point - Mr Class Action & Brittany Urwin                                             Res. HP – Heza Celebrite & Jann Ahlberg L1 Youth All Around – High Point – Cowboy Causin Mayhew & Jillian Jefferson                                         
DO YOU WANT BETTER STALLS AT THE LITTLE BUCKEYE 2019?
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DO YOU WANT BETTER STALLS AT THE LITTLE BUCKEYE 2019?

Take a moment to read this... In an effort to accommodate stall preferences in the most fair and affordable way possible, we are offering priority stalling as an option at this year's show. With priority stalling, we will assign stalls next to the arena first, then barn A (North), then barn B (South). If your reservation includes 10 stalls or less the cost is $300, and for more than 10 stalls the cost is $500 (in addition to stall reservation). For reservations already sent: First choice of priority stalls will be offered until May 1 for those who have already sent their reservation forms . Stalls will be assigned by when payment is received. If you have already sent your reservation, and would like priority stalls,