AQHA Convention Recognizes Members & Horses
Last week, the American Quarter Horse Association hosted its annual Convention. Many NSBA members and horses were recognized as Hall of Fame recipients, Professional Horseman and Executive Committee members.
AQHA Executive Committee
Norm Luba was elected as AQHA’s newest Executive Committee member
Norm Luba of Louisville, Kentucky, has been an AQHA life member since 1995 and an AQHA director since 2011. He has served on the AQHA Stud Book and Registration Committee for the past three years. Norm has also served on the AQHA Public Policy Committee and the affiliate council.
New Leadership, Rules Announced at 2017 IBHA Convention
The 2017 International Buckskin Horse Association hosted its 2017 convention at the Clarion Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 16-19 and announced new leadership as well as rule changes and additions to its World Championship Show.
Incoming president Michael Stadler reported interest in the 2017 convention was up over previous years, with the office seeing an increase in attendance of 15 percent. Office manager Deanna O’Keefe also reported seeing an increase in membership and registration over previous years, which she sees as an encouraging trend for the coming year.
NSBA Horse Of The Year: Lexus Made Lady
NSBA Announces 2016 Horse Of The Year: Lexus Made Lady
The National Snaffle Bit Association has announced Lexus Made Lady, owned by Anchored Soul LLC, of as NSBA’s 2016 Horse Of The Year. The 2013 mare known as Iggy was shown successfully by Cody Parrish, of Pavo, Georgia, in Open events and Abi Tuiososopo in Non-Pro events throughout 2016.
The March The Way To Go is Now Online!
Mike and Jan Hay operate Pilot Knob Quarter Horses, a full service breeding facility, in Pinnacle, North Carolina. Their farm graces the cover of the March issue of The Way To Go and is this month’s Cover Story. Learn how the pleasure horse industry, including NSBA and its alliance members, has an international reach in “The Global Village.” Non-Pros share how a futurity foundation can help an All Around horse quickly transition to its new career. We also feature Non-Pros who have made recent transitions in their own show careers. The Way To Go also introduces you to the 2017 NSBA board members, as well as the officers and directors who currently lead the NSBA Foundation. Stephanie Lynn discusses ways to overcome the stress of competition, and the Chisholm Challenge is this month’s featured show. All this and more in the March issue of The Way To Go!
NSBA Hall of Fame Horse Hes Just To Sharp passes
NSBA Hall of Fame Horse Hes Just To Sharp has passed away.
‘Travis’ was born on March 3, 1988 at BSB-R11 Quarter Horse Farm in Sturgis, Michigan.