National Day of the Cowboy

Watch this week’s AQHA Video highlighting the 2013 National Day of the Cowboy.

The American Quarter Horse Association
August 2, 2013

AQHA Video

AQHA Video is the best source for free videos focused on the most popular American Quarter Horse subjects.

AQHA Video offers something for everyone’s interests. From the professional horseman to the casual trail rider, AQHA Video provides you with six video channels focused on the most popular American Quarter Horse subjects.

This week’s AQHA Video takes a look at the 2013 National Day of the Cowboy, introduces AQHA President Johne Dobbs and discusses proper use of a mounting block.

National Day of the Cowboy
The National Day of the Cowboy is a nationwide effort to preserve, protect and promote the cowboy and Western heritage. AQHA hosted nearly 1,500 people for its celebration and gave more than 200 test rides, which gave many youth and adults the chance to ride an American Quarter Horse for the first time. Visit the News Channel.

Meet AQHA President Johne Dobbs
AQHA President Johne Dobbs knows the impact horses can have on a child’s life. She grew up showing horses, as did her children and now her grandchildren. Meet this energetic leader who is focusing on activities for the next generation of horse enthusiasts. This interview also is featured in the August digital issue of The American Quarter Horse Journal. The digital edition includes bonus features, such as video, extended photo galleries and extra stories. The August print issue of the Journal also includes this story. Visit the Horses & People Channel, sponsored by John Deere.

How to Use a Mounting Block
Sometimes you need a little help getting in the saddle. AQHA Alliance Partner Certified Horsemanship Association explains how to use a mounting block. Find out more about the Certified Horsemanship Association at www.cha-ahse.org. Visit the How-To Channel, sponsored by Tractor Supply.

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