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FQHRA Meeting Set for Nov. 10

Annual meeting to be held at AVS Equine Hospital in Tallahassee.

October 6, 2012

FQHRA

The annual FQHRA general membership meeting will be held November 10 at 1 p.m. at AVS Equine Hospital in Tallahassee, Florida.

Everyone connected with accredited Florida-breds racing at Hialeah is encouraged to update your FQHRA membership before the meeting if you have not already done so for the July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013, state of Florida fiscal year. Breeders and owners must be current FQHRA members to collect owner/breeder awards. For the 2011/2012 fiscal year, one owner/breeder received nearly $25,000 in accredited Florida-bred owner/breeder awards.

FQHRA members also receive discounted Florida-bred accreditation fees, an annual FQHRA directory, FQHRA website on-line sale opportunities for their horses at www.fqhra.com/bred_for_sale_search.php, representation before the Florida legislature, representation before the Florida Department of Pari-Mutuel Wagering, voting privileges to elect the FQHRA Board of Directors and beginning in 2015, the $200,000-guaranteed Sunshine State Futurity (R), which is restricted to accredited Florida-breds.

Please call (850) 345-4777 if you plan on attending the meeting. Your RSVP helps make sure there will be plenty of seats and food. All members and non-members are welcome and encouraged to attend. American Quarter Horse racing in Florida has a great future and your participation will help insure that we keep making progress.