Tentative Convention Schedule

Friday, March 17

8 a.m. – Noon Equine Industry Business Workshop
Sponsored by Merial
1 – 5 p.m. Industry Issues Town Hall Meeting
AQHA members are invited to weigh in on hard-hitting issues in the equine industry.
5:30 – 7 p.m. President’s Reception

Saturday, March 18

8 – 11:30 a.m. Membership General Meeting
Featuring Guest Speaker D. Wayne Lukas
11:30 a.m. – Noon Board of Directors Meeting (open to all registered convention attendees)
Noon Board of Directors Lunch (board members only)
2 – 5 p.m. Committee Meetings
5:30 p.m. PAC Reception
6:30 p.m. Awards Presentation Banquet

Sunday, March 19

8:30 a.m. – Noon Committee Meetings
Noon – 1:30 p.m. Foundation Benefit Luncheon
2 – 5 p.m. Committee Meetings
6 p.m. Hall of Fame Banquet

Monday, March 20

9 - 11 a.m. Membership Business Meeting
11 a.m. – Noon Board of Directors Lunch
Noon – 3 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting (open to all registered convention attendees)

Equine Industry Business Workshop

Sponsored by Merial

All professional horsemen and business owners are encouraged to attend!

Friday, March 17, 8 a.m. – Noon

8:00 - 8:15 Introduction
8:15 - 9:15 AQHA Drug Rules and How to Be Compliant
Presented by Dr. Stephen A. Schumacher, USEF Chief Administrator, Drugs & Medication
9:15 - 10:15 Personal Financial Fundamentals
Presented by Bank of America
10:30 - 11:00 Is Anyone Talking About What We Are Doing Well?
Presented by Dr. Jim Heird, AQHA Second Vice President
11:00 - Noon More Than Just Winning!
Presented by Al Dunning, AQHA Professional Horseman

Industry Town Hall Meeting

AQHA members are invited to weigh in on hard-hitting issues in the equine industry.

Friday, March 17, 1-5 p.m.

Playing by Their Rules:
Building an association for today’s youth, tomorrow’s adults

Legislation on Horses:
How it affects owners

The Future of Microchipping:
What breeders and horse owners should know about this amazing technology