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The North Carolina Arabian Horse Association
formed in 1969 to unite North Carolinians interested in Arabian horses and promoting Arabians and Part-Arabians through breeding and showing. More...
April 4 - 6, 2014  Prize List, NCAHA/ODAHA Regions 12 & 15 Qualifier
Hunt Horse Complex, Raleigh, NC
Dressage Ride Times
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June 7-8, 2014 Prize List
Summer Extravaganza 2-day open show.
Hunt complex (Indoor), Raleigh, NC
 
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June 7, 2014
1-day Sport Horse Show (AHA recognized)
Hunt Complex(Outdoor), Raleigh
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June 8, 2014
1-day Dressage show (AHA recognized)
Hunt complex (Outdoor), Raleigh, NC
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September 20, 2014
NCAHA Youth Benefit Show
Location TBD. Contact Jackie Daughton
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NCAHA Membership Information
North Carolina Arabian Horse Association

Next Board Meeting Monday, March 17th
Nantucket Cafe, Chapel Hill at #54/I-40
7 PM. Come early to eat!

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 Jim Ferson, 2111 Western Park Lane, Hillsborough, NC  27278.

The t-shirts are available in short sleeve ($15) and long sleeve styles ($20) in S M, L and XL. We will have the shirts on sale at the banquet and the April show - for more info about getting yours, contact Kathy Villanova at (919) 304-4588 or email marxtoytrains@yahoo.com
DID YOU KNOW...?
2014 update to "Amateur Owner" requirements
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Qualification Points                  MORE...
                                                                           
Definitions of Maiden, Novice, Limit, Select and AOTS Classes at AHA Shows (2011 rules)  MORE...
                                                                           
Hot weather precautions for your horse  MORE...
                                                                          
USEF Arabian Division Class Specifications (2011)
                                               
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USEF Warning about GABA use and the product "Carolina Gold"                        MORE...
                                                                       
P
ros and Cons of commonly used horse medications
                                              
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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 mailto:gregpeakperformance@hotmail.com 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".
Events/Results/Updates

Our first club sponsored show of the year is the NCAHA-ODAHA Region 12 & 15 Qualifier Show coming up April 4 - 6.  The prize list, entry forms, etc are posted in the Events section. Just click on the "Prize List" link. New: the dressage ride times are now posted as well under Events.

The 2014 season is upon us.  If you are interested in becoming a member, the 2014 membership form is available on the FORMS page for directly from here.

For those of you planning to show this year as Amateur owners, there has been updates to the AHA Code of Ethics rules surrounding the definition of "Amateur Owner". Please see the listing in the "Did You Know?" sidebar in the lower right corner of this page for the changes.

If you are in the market for a new saddle, show clothes, or even just tack for the coming show season, Check out the FOR SALE page where Terri Aprile has a number of good items she is looking to sell..

Check out the slideshow from the Banquet in January available on the PHOTOS page with a collection of pictures taken during the banquet.

2013 Accomplishments
NCAHA members had a fantastic 2013 season with strong showings at the Regional and National Levels. Click the Link above to see just some of the accomplishments of our members this year. Congratulations to all and high hopes for 2014!

Looking ahead already to the 2014 show season, you will find the dates for several of the shows already in the planning stages for next year on the 2014 Events bar on the right side of this page.  You can start to put them on your calendar now.

Newsletter/Board Minutes   More...
The current and earlier versions of the monthly newsletter as well as board meeting minutes are available on our Newsletter page. Not a member but are still interested in receiving our newsletter? Instructions are available on our Newsletter page.

Membership    More...
Interested in our annual High Point Award program, and the other benefits of membership in NCAHA? Want to join NCAHA? It's all available on our Membership page. Membership forms as well as the bylaws of the club are also available. For more information send email to Jim Ferson at  membership@ncaha.com