Youth and novice youth exhibitors of APHA Breeders’ Trust horses eligible for $1,000
Story Via: Amy Stapleton
One important facet of the partnership between the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) and corporate partner Farnam Horse Products is the Breeders’ Trust Youth Scholarship. Early on, Farnam set into motion the scholarship program to support the youth of APHA, promote the Breeders’ Trust program, and encourage APHA regional clubs to create outreach programs to local equine youth groups by way of two $1,000 scholarships annually.
The American Youth Horse Council (AYHC) invites proposals to speak at the 37th Annual AYHC Symposium, March 21-23, 2014 in Minneapolis, MN. This event presents an opportunity for adult and student leaders in the youth horse industry to come together to learn, network, share ideas and grow as an industry.
Story Via: Stephanie Twinning
The U.S. House Appropriations Committee has voted to block funding for inspections at prospective horse slaughter plants, which if it survives the entire legislative process, would halt any effort to resume slaughter for these animals on U.S. soil. The committee backed, by a voice vote, an amendment to the agriculture appropriations bill offered by Reps. Jim Moran, D-Va., and Bill Young, R-Fla., to forbid spending by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on inspections U.S. horse slaughter plants in Fiscal Year 2014.
Twelfth Annual Awards Dinner & Charity Auction in Saratoga Springs, Co-Chaired by Bebe Neuwirth and Julie Bonacio
Story Via: Sirota Public Relations
Many organizations will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of racing in Saratoga Springs. When determining which events to attend during a packed summer racing season, choose an event that gives a voice to the wonderful animals without whom this anniversary would not occur. On August 1, 2013, Equine Advocates will host its Twelfth Annual Awards Dinner & Charity Auction to be held at the Saratoga Springs City Center.
Volunteers Needed for Summer Programs at R.O.C.K.
Story Via: Mary Chauvin
R.O.C.K., Ride On Center for Kids –a Georgetown, TX, -based center providing Hippotherapy and Therapeutic Riding for children and adults with cognitive and physical challenges – is calling enthusiastic volunteers interested in assisting at the center for their summer programs beginning in June. Veterans are especially welcome to volunteer in R.O.C.K.’s Horses for Heroes program, funded by the Texas Veterans Commission.