AHA BASIC FACTS
Company Name: Arabian Horse Association
Location: 10805 East Bethany Drive, Aurora, CO 80014
Founded: In 2003, the Arabian Horse Association incorporated as a 501(c)(5) organization through a merger of the Arabian Horse Registry of America (founded 1908) and the International Arabian Horse Association (founded 1950)
Purpose: AHA is a 26,000 member equine association that registers and maintains a database of more then one million Arabian, Half-Arabian and Anglo-Arabian horses. It administers approximately $4 million in annual prize money, produces national events, maintains official event records, recognizes more than 400 Arabian horse shows and distance rides and provides activities and programs that promote breeding and ownership.
Programs: Competitive Distance, Frequent Rider, Open Event Incentive, Horse and Amateur Achievement Awards, Halter and Performance Futurities, International Arabian Breeders Sweepstakes, Dressage Rider Awards, Distance Horse Awards, Endurance Ride High Point Awards, Competitive Trail High Point Awards, Volunteer Service Awards
Events: U.S. National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show, Canadian National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show, Youth National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show and the Sport Horse National Arabian and Half-Arabian Championship Horse Show
Membership: Adult, Youth, Business and Life categories are available
Governance: AHA represents the interests of Arabian horse owners throughout the United States and Canada through an Executive Committee (7 members/five elected, 2 appointed), a Board of Directors (18 elected/4 appointed), and an Annual Convention
Statistics: 26,000 members; 658,652 Arabian horses; 347,821 Half-Arabian horses; 9,794 Anglo-Arabian horses (As of Dec. 31, 2012)
Annual Convention: Delegates from 18 geographical regions meet annually to elect officers and other governing bodies and vote on rules that affect the Arabian horse industry
Corporate Partners: Adequan, All Things Equine, The Hat Lady, Marriott International, and Zia Graphics
Corporate Sponsors: Bennett Fine Jewelry, Equine Creative Group, HorseShow.com, Markel, Pyranha, Results Ltd., and Show Season
Affinity Partners: Allied Moving Benefits, Alpine Payment Systems, AnyArt, Arco Building Systems, Inc., Beltone, Constant Contact Email Marketing, Constellation Energy, Cruise the World with CruisesOnly, Emergency Assistance, Free Prescription Savings Card, Liberty Mutual, Life Line Screening, LifeLock Identity Theft Protection, Long Term Care Resources, Montana Silversmiths, Office Depot, Quest Travel Adventures, Sears Commercial Marketplace, AHA Vacation Center, AVIS Car Rental, BUDGET Car Rental, VPI Pet Insurance, and Wireless Center
Note: In all cases, the names "AHA" and "Arabian Horse Association" are Service Marks of the Arabian Horse AssociationSM, 10805 E. Bethany Drive, Aurora, CO 80014.