This Week's YouTube Uploads

Check out AQHA’s YouTube channel to watch a clip of Big Smokin Wonder, the 2013 AQHA/PRCA Tie-Down Horse of the Year, and learn how to complete a DNA typing and disease panel test collection kit.

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This week’s videos on AQHA’s YouTube channel feature highlights of the 2013 AQHA/Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Tie-Down Roping Horse of the Year, as well as a step-by-step how-to video on collecting samples for the DNA typing and disease panel test.

The AQHA YouTube channel includes videos from all segments of the equine industry produced to entertain and educate everyone from the professional horseman to the casual trail rider.

Big Smokin Wonder, aka “Pearl”
Big Smokin Wonder, also known as “Pearl,” earned the 2013 AQHA/PRCA Tie-Down Roping Horse of the Year title. The 1997 sorrel mare, sired by Big As I Am and out of Lucky Smokin Jade by Lucky Captain Jess, is owned by Sid Miller of Stephenville, Texas, who also competes with her in AQHA Select division events. Primary rider Cody Ohl, of Hico, Texas, and Pearl competed and worked together as a seamless team in order to earn the prestigious title of 2013 AQHA/PRCA Tie-Down Horse of the Year. Learn what makes Pearl a real treasure in this clip from AQHA Horsepower, a feature on PRCA’s Justin Boots Playoffs, which aired on CBS Sports Network.

DNA Collection Kit
Learn the step-by-step process to complete the DNA typing and disease panel test collection kit. These procedures are essential to the registration on of American Quarter Horses and the results can help with responsible breeding practices. From ordering the kit to collecting the hair samples, all steps are covered to make this an easy process for horse owners.

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