Arabian Sport Horse Nationals Judges Named
International Arabian Horse Association®(IAHA® ) has approved
judges for the 2003 Arabian Sport Horse National Arabian and Half-Arabian
Championship Horse Show, which will be held at the Virginia Horse
Center in Lexington, Virginia, on September 17-21, 2003.
championship classes at the five-day show will include, dressage,
hunter/jumper and sport horse classes for Arabians, Half-Arabians
and Anglo-Arabians. The dressage judges (Team 1) are Trenna Atkins
of Coupeville, Virginia, and Inez Propfe-Credo of Tucson, Arizona.
Dressage judges (Team 2) are Maryal Barnett of East Lansing, Michigan,
and Dr. Max Gahwler of Darien, Connecticut. The hunter/jumper judges
are Mrs. Robert A. Powers of Hugo, Minnesota, and Linda Allen of
Salinas, California. The sport horse judges are Janet Brown of Colorado
Springs, Colorado, and Bitsy Shields of Petaluma, California.
horses will be required to use those nationals qualifications that
are already in place, but qualifications will be waived for hunter/jumpers
and sport horses for the first year so that horses currently showing
in open circuits can participate. All horses need to be Arabians,
Half-Arabians or Anglo-Arabians registered with IAHA, the Arabian
Horse Registry of America or the Canadian Arabian Horse Registry.
Both rider and owner need to be IAHA members. For more information
on dressage qualifications, check the 2002 IAHA Handbook or contact
IAHA at 303-696-4500.
is a 28,000 member breed association that registers Half-Arabian
and Anglo-Arabian horses, administers more than $4 million in prize
money annually, produces national events, maintains official event
records , recognizes more than 400 Arabian horse shows and distance
rides and provides a ctivities and programs that promote Arabian
horse breeding and ownership. For in formation about Arabian, Half-Arabian
and Anglo-Arabian horses, call 303-696-4500, e-mail email@example.com
or visit www.iaha.com