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Is a foal born to two American Quarter Horses that has big white spots on its body an American Quarter Horse? Traditionally, the answer was no, but in 2004, AQHA?s ?excessive white? rule was rescinded, allowing horses with these markings to be registered.
August 19, 2010--A four-in-hand team of black Morgan geldings, driven by David Saunders, will represent the United States at the World Equestrian Games (WEG) in September!
April 13, 2010--The American Quarter Horse Foundation announced during the 2010 Convention it had received an unprecedented gift of $3 million to the Foundation?s operating endowment from Hall of Fame member Anne Marion and The Burnett Foundation.
March 2010--Colonels Smokingun ("Gunner") has been named the eighth National Reining Horse Association Two Million Dollar Sire. Colonels Smokingun aka ?Gunner? is the first registered American Paint Horse to join the exclusive list of NRHA Two Million Dollar Sires.
The American Trakehner Association (ATA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 Futurity Awards. These awards are presented to the top young Trakehner horses who have achieved the highest scores for their disciplines during the 2009 season. Over $500,000 has been paid out in the ATA Futurity to date.
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the start of the second annual ?My Favorite USEF Breed Competition Contest,? following an enthusiastic response to the program in 2009.
Rachel Alexandra won the first matchup between racing's leading ladies, beating out Zenyatta for Horse of the Year. Voters chose Rachel Alexandra for the year-end honor at the Eclipse Awards. The first filly to win the Preakness Stakes in 85 years received 130 votes to 99 for Zenyatta in one of the tightest, most widely debated competitions in years.
Merit Award Winners Recognized by the American Trakehner Association