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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
June 7-8, 2014 Prize List
Summer Extravaganza 2-day open show.
Hunt complex (Indoor), Raleigh, NC
June 7, 2014 Prize List
1-day Sport Horse Show (AHA recognized)
Hunt Complex(Outdoor), Raleigh
June 8, 2014 Prize List  Ride Times
1-day Dressage show (AHA recognized)
Hunt complex (Outdoor), Raleigh, NC
September 20, 2014
NCAHA Youth Benefit Show
Location TBD. Contact Jackie Daughton
NCAHA Membership Information
North Carolina Arabian Horse Association

Next Board Meeting August 18th in Mebane
Stay tuned for additional information.

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?... click here

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"         
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 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".

Below are the high-point winners from our Summer Extravaganza Show. Congratulatations to all of them! And many thanks to all the exhibitors, members, and volunteers who helped make all of our shows this year a success. 

High Point Winners at the NCAHA Summer Extravaganza June 7-8, 2014
Hunt Seat Adult
Champion:  Kryssums Reflection - Kathy Wilson
Reserve:      I Be Cruisin Cool - Claire Stroup
Hunt Seat Youth
Champion:  Blazin Hot and Ready - Mikayla Spell
Co-Reserve :  Siah's Jacqueline Bey - Bailey Williams
Heza Foxy Heathan - Reaghan Griffin
Saddle Seat Adult
Champion:   Magikhat AF+  - Monica Hagwood
Reserve:      Bellistic - Katie Lea
Saddle Seat Youth
Champion:   Major Dancer - Shirley Phelan
Western Adult
Champion:  My Kinda Chocolate - Dennis Hill
Reserve:     Can You See Me Now - Rusty Castleberry
Western Youth
Champion:  TNT Digital Zip - Becky Paschall
Reserve:      Stormy Beginnings - Taylin Cain

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" as well as changes to the Drug Rule GR414. Please see the listing in the "Did You Know?" sidebar in the lower right corner of this page for the changes.

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!

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