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Meet the leading industry-shapers in the May American Quarter Horse Journal.

The American Quarter Horse Journal
May 13, 2013

May 2013 American Quarter Horse Journal cover

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What our industry needs is individuals who are not afraid to take the bull by the horns and make a difference. With that in mind, every year AQHA recognizes its top professionals at the AQHA convention.

Voted to the honor by his peers, Charlie Cole was named the 2012 Don Burt Professional’s Choice Professional Horseman of the Year and Deanna Searles was honored with the title of 2012 Professional’s Choice Professional Horsewoman of the Year.  

Read how these two AQHA Professional Horsemen heard the call to better the breed, and find out how they are doing so, on Pages 52 and 56 of the May American Quarter Horse Journal.

Journal subscribers have free access to the digital edition of the magazine, which can be accessed from a computer or tablet device, such as an iPad or Kindle Fire.

In every issue of the Journal, readers will find stories with AQHA Professional Horsemen that teach them how to train and show their horses to the best of their abilities. This month in “Borrow a Trainer,” AQHA Professional Horseman Chuck Briggs shows readers how to transition from flat to fences classes with hunter hack. Turn to Page 74 to see Chuck’s advice.

See what else lies in store in the May Journal:

  • Breeder Spotlight: Backyard Breeders – Though miles apart, the Otness family stays close through their homebred horses.
  • Barn Babies – Breeders share their 2013 arrivals. Flip to Page 84 to see if your baby made the pages of this issue!
  • Off the Ranch – Check out these tips for selling your ranch horses at auction.
  • New Horizons – The 2013 AQHA Convention was a chance for the Association to assess where it has been and gear up for the future.
  • The Ranch Horse World – Take a look at this snapshot of the Pfizer Versatility Ranch Horse World Championship Show from the view of a couple of first-timers.
  • Shoot ’Em Up! – The second AQHA Cowboy Mounted Shooting World Championship Show had repeats and newbies it the winners circle.
  • Louisiana Saturday Night – The Region Nine Championship jump-started the AQHA regional championship calendar with a two-day event.

Visit www.aqha.com/journal to subscribe to the Journal, or for current subscribers, log in to read the May Journal on your computer or tablet device.