Next Board Meeting 10/17/16, 7 PM, Nantucket, Chapel Hill
NCAHA/HAHA 1-day Sport Horse/Dressage Shows-Colfax NC
October 15-16, 2016; 2017 Regions 12 & 15, SH Nationals Qualifier!

NCAHA is active in the Southen States feed tag proof-of-purchase program.  This is cash money for our club.  Please send or give original bulk feed receipts or tags from each feed bag to Mary Ann LaFerriere, 2423 Millikan Road
Chapel Hill, NC  27516

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2014 update to Drug Rule GR414
2014 update to "Amateur Owner" requirements
Qualification Points             
Definitions of Maiden, Novice, Limit, Select and AOTS Classes at AHA Shows (2011 rules)
Hot weather precautions for your horse
USEF Arabian Division Class Specifications (2011)
USEF Warning about GABA use and the product "Carolina Gold"         
USEF prohibits Phenibut use         
Pros and Cons of commonly used horse medications

VAHA District 5 is very pleased to announce a Dressage Clinic with the 2013 Sport Horse Nationals & Region 15 Judge Kathy Rowse.  The clinic will be held at Greg Peak Performance Horses in Ashland on Sunday January 27, 2013 starting at 9:30am.

This clinic will benefit any rider in any discipline.  Kathy is very open to all breeds & disciplines, including Western Dressage.   Ride slots are very limted but everyone is welcome to Audit!  Clinic forms can be found here..

VAHA members are needed to volunteer in a VAHA booth the day of the clinic!  Volunteers will get in free. Send email to for further questions.

Our Annual NCAHA/ODAHA dual regional (regions 12 & 15) show will be held April 6-8, 2013, at the Hunt Complex in Raleigh.   Plans are already underway.    Additional information coming soon!

Myra has put together some helpful information on qualificaiton points for regionals and nationals.  You will find it under "Did You Know" in the right-hand  sidebar..

For those of you showing this year, please read the USEF bulletin on the use of GABA (gama aminobutyric acid) which is classified as a forbidden substance by the federation (see the "Did you know"column on the right. GABA is most often used as a "calming supplement" and is the active ingredient in such products as "Carolina Gold".
Interested in becoming a member or renewing your membership?  Check out the Membership page or get your membership forms here.

NCAHA Youth Open Show
The NCAHA Youth  will hold an Open TWHA-sanctioned Show on September 24th at Grayland Farm in Durham (Class List available in the right sidebar)

New NCAHA/HAHA 1-day Sport Horse and Dressage Show
We have added some new events to our fall calendar in collaboration with HAHA. There will be a 1-day sport horse show on Sat. Oct. 15 and a 1-day dressage show (thru 4th level and Western)  on Sunday, Oct. 16 at the Colfax arena near the Greensboro airport, class list coming soon but add it to your calendars now if you are interested.

2016 NCAHA Youth Clinic
Our NCAHA Youth Clinic for 2016 is Sunday October 2nd Sport Horse clinic with Karen Fulcher, Focusing on Dressage Tests, In-hand and other Sport Horse show tips
11am to 5pm at Hardins Farm in Stokesdale

$40 participant fee $10 auditing fee and $60 for those participating who need a stall overnight.

Karen Fulcher is a USDF L Graduate and Bronze Medalist. Successfully training and Coaching Dressage and In-hand horses and riders on a Regional and National Level

Message Karen or Jackie Daughton for more information. You can also e-mail Jackie at


USEF prohibits use of Phenibut
For all of our members showing competively, there is info available under the "Did you Know?" sidebar about equine supplements containing, Phenibut, a derivative of GABA. As of September 8th of this year, USEF has banned the use of Phenibut or any supplement containing it.

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September 24 2016 - Class List
NCAHA Youth Benefit Show
Grayland Farm, Durham, NC
October 2 2016
NCAHA Youth Clinic
Hardin's Farm, Stokedale, NC
October 15 2016 - Class List
NCAHA/HAHA 1-day Sport Horse Show
Colfax Arena, Greensboro, NC
October 16 2016 - Class List
NCAHA/HAHA 1-day Dressage Show
thru 4th level and Western
Colfax Arena, Greensboro, NC