During the AQHA Annual Convention in Kissimmee, Florida, two professionals were chosen as the best by their peers. Dianne Eppers of Grayslake, Illinois, was named the Professional?s Choice Professional Horsewoman of the Year. Jeffrey Pait of Sparta, New Jersey, was named Professional?s Choice Professional Horseman of the Year.
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.
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 rule was rescinded, allowing horses with these markings to be registered.
Host Darley Newman of Equitrekking.com explores the rugged countryside of Iceland on the equally rugged and dependable Icelandic.
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.