Horse Showing

Judge's Card

I'd love to pursue a judge's card, but after looking at the application I feel like there is no way I would have a shot. I don't have a show horse and I do not breed horses. I do coach youth horse judging though and have been doing so for about 10 years. I've had very successful teams at the local and National levels - including the high individual in the performance division, along with other team awards at The Congress ...more »

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AQHA Membership

Mexico needs clear rules for assigning judges

Mexico needs clear rules for assigning judges. Depends on who you need, sometimes AQHA judges assigned automatically. For other members, no asiga AQHA judges. It is important that the same rule to assign judges to Mexico.

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Horse Showing

Limit show managers' bookings to judges.

Limit the number of times that any show management company, or shows managed by those companies, can book individual judges in a rolling 12 month period. When any one management company controls a vast number of show numbers per year, that company holds great power and influence over the individual judges. If a judge doesn't take the manager's 'hint' about who their favorite client or exhibitor in the pen is, that judge ...more »

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