Convention Archive

2019 Convention

November 13 - 16 Tulsa, Oklahoma

Results

Resolutions

 
SUBJECT
CONTACT
FROM
Amend Bylaws Article VIII, Section 2, Subparagraph a - DIRECTORS (Bylaws - 2/3rds vote) - Withdrawn
Charles Bass
Bylaws Committee
Amend Bylaws Article VIII, Section 1. Qualifications (Bylaws - 2/3rds vote) - Withdrawn
Charles Bass
Bylaws Committee
Regional Director Election Process (Bylaws – 2/3rds vote) Approved
Bruce Johnson
Bylaws Committee
Remove Exception for Number of Dressage Rides (USEF/EC) - Withdrawn
Carol Spangler
Dressage and Western Dressage Committee
Removing Age Restriction in Sport Horse In-Hand (USEF/EC)
Amendement 1 - Approved
Janet Henderson
Sport Horse Committee
Clarification to Sport Horse In-Hand (USEF/EC)
Amendement 2 - Approved
Janet Henderson
Sport Horse Committee
Additions to Sport Horse Appointments (USEF/EC) Approved
Janet Henderson
Sport Horse Committee
Appointing Another Rider in Owner Classes for Working Hunter (USEF/EC) Approved
Jim Porcher
Sport Horse National Show Commission
Performance Halter Scoring Options (USEF/EC) - Withdrawn
Joan Palelek-Shelton
Half Arabian Club of Washington
Addition of Ranch Horse Cow Work (USEF/EC)
Amended on the Floor - Amendement 2 - Approved
Sandy Woerle
Working Western Committee
Addition of Ranch Horse Trail (USEF/EC)
Amendement 1 - Approved
Sandy Woerle
Working Western Committee
Addition of Ranch Horse Rail Pleasure (USEF/EC)
Amended on the Floor - Approved
Sandy Woerle
Working Western Committee
Redefining Age Splits for Youth (USEF/EC)
Amended on the Floor - Amendement 1 - Approved
Debbie Himmel
AHA President
Showmanship Rules Modified (USEF/EC)
Amendement 2 - Approved
Sheri Odom
Equitation & Showmanship Committee
New Section for Walk/Trot/Jog Classes 11 & Over (USEF/EC)
Amendement 1 - Approved
Laura Mickelson
Region 10
Rescind Resolutions 20-03, 18-09 and 33-15 - Withdrawn
Nancy Harvey
AHA Board of Directors
Allow Concurrent Specialty Classes to be Held at Regionals
Amended on the Floor - Approved
Jim Hitt
Competition Advisory Committee
Combined Regional Championship Shows/Rides
Amended on the Floor - Approved
Peggy Weems
Regional Review Task Force
Allowing Board Modifications to Resolutions with Restrictions
Referred to the Bylaws Committee
Nancy Harvey
AHA Board of Directors
Filing Fee on Judges and Stewards Complaints to be set by the AHA Board of Directors Approved
Mary Jane Brown
Education/Evaluation Commission

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Speeches

Nancy Harvey (State of the Association)

 

  

Dave Corning (Treasurer's Report)

 

  

Ty Wallis (Keynote Address)

 

  

Christy Landwehr (Keynote Address)

 

  

2018 Convention

November 14 - 17 Tulsa, Oklahoma

Results

Resolutions

 
SUBJECT
CONTACT
FROM
Allow Specialty Cards for Ranch Riding (USEF/EC) - Approved
Jim Hitt
Competition Advisory Committee
Amateurs to Receive Re-numeration for Riders not Competing in Recognized Arabian Competitions (USEF/EC) - Approved
Peter Conway
Amateur Committee
Up to 4 Concurrent Competitions in One (USEF/EC) - Withdrawn
Rik Harnden
Arabian Horse Association of Northern California
Defining Which Horses Compete for Breeding/In-Hand Championships (USEF/EC) - Approved
Jan Decker
USEF Arabian Division Committee
Allowing Half-Arabians/Anglo-Arabian Stallions to Compete in Breeding/In-Hand (USEF/EC) - Approved
Cricket Gates
Pennsylvania Arabian Horse Association
Allowing Horses with Loss of Sight in One Eye to Compete in Performance Halter (USEF/EC) - Approved
Steve Hugus
Region 6
Defining Work-off Procedure (USEF/EC) - Approved
John Ryan
Arabian Professional & Amateur Association
Clarifying Green Working Hunter (USEF/EC) - Approved
Alexis Doughty
Old Dominion Arabian Horse Association
Clarifying Novice Jumpers (USEF/EC) - Approved
Alexis Doughty
Old Dominion Arabian Horse Association
Clarifying Sport Horse Showmanship (USEF/EC) - Approved
Janet Henderson
Sport Horse Committee
Add Extended Gaits to Horsemanship 13 & Under (USEF/EC) - Approved
Sheri Odom
Equitation/Showmanship Committee
Judge or Designated Person in Showmanship (USEF/EC) - Approved
Sheri Odom
Equitation/Showmanship Committee
Allow Concurrent Specialty Classes to be Held at Regionals - Referred to Committee
Cathy Gage
Competition Advisory Committee
Ad Hoc Committee Formed to Explore the Need for USEF Affiliation - Approved
Joan Shelton-Palelek
Half Arabian Club of Washington
Disallowing Whips in Western Dressage Classes at Nationals (USEF/EC) - Withdrawn
Marilyn Weber
Dressage Committee
Disallow Callers at Nationals in Western Dressage Championships (USEF/EC) - Withdrawn
Marilyn Weber
Dressage Committee
Code of Ethics Modifications - Approved
Nancy Harvey
AHA Board of Directors

2017 Convention

November 15 - 18 Denver, Colorado

Results

Resolutions

 
SUBJECT
CONTACT
FROM
Add Disclosure of Occipitoatlantoaxial Malformation (OAAM) to the AHA Code of Ethics - Approved Original
Beth Minnich
Equine Stress Research and Education Committee
Modification to Regulation for Judging Conflicts (USEF/EC) - Approved Amendment 1 (USEF Effective Date 4/1/18)
Johnny Ryan
Arabian Professional & Amateur Horse Association
Amended Requirement for Copies of Member Cards and Registration Papers (USEF/EC) - Approved Original (USEF Effective Date 12/1/18)
Jim Hitt
Competition Advisory Committee
Co Ownership and Eligibility to Show in JO and AO Classes, Without Restriction (USEF/EC) - Approved Amendment 1 and from the floor (USEF Effective Date 12/1/18)
Lorne Robertson
All Arabian Horse Association of BC
Helmets Required for English Trail (USEF/EC) - Approved Original (USEF Effective Date 4/1/18)
Jill Mitchell
Working Western Committee
Exemption to Allow the Number to Follow the Horse in Western Dressage (USEF/EC) - Approved Original (USEF Effective Date 12/1/18)
Marilyn Weber
Dressage Committee
Arabian Scoring System Optional (USEF/EC) - Approved Amendment 1 (USEF Effective Date 4/1/18)
Isaac Taylor
Breeding/In-Hand
Allow Yearling Fillies and Colts to compete for Champion (USEF/EC) - Approved Original (USEF Effective Date 4/1/18)
Isaac Taylor
Breeding/In-Hand
Addition of Purebred Arabian Liberty (USEF/EC) - Disapproval
Kathryn Wickstrom
Golden Gate AHA
In-Hand Working Western Performance (USEF/EC) - Withdrawn
Dave Dickerson
The Arabian Cutting Horse Association
Fence Heights in Green Hunter (USEF/EC) - Approved Amendement 1 and from the floor (USEF Effective Date 12/1/18)
Kelly Alcorn
National Arabian Sport Horse Association
Dressage Technical Delegate Exception (USEF/EC) - Withdrawn
Terry Johnson
Competition Advisory Committee
Sport Horse Modifications (USEF/EC) - Approved Amendment 1 (USEF Effective Date 12/1/18)
Janet Henderson
Sport Horse Committee
Ranch Horse Riding Modifications (USEF/EC) - Approved Original (USEF Effective Date 4/1/18)
Michael Damianos
Working Western Committee
Handling Ties in Western Dressage (USEF/EC) - Approved Original (USEF Effective Date 12/1/18)
Marilyn Weber
Dressage Committee
Walk/Trot Western Dressage Exemption (USEF/EC) - Approved Original (USEF Effective Date 12/1/18)
Marilyn Weber
Dressage Committee
Defining the Jump in Amateur English Trail (USEF/EC) - Approved Amendment 1 (USEF Effective Date 12/1/18)
Jill Mitchell
Working Western Committee
Revised Trail Scoring System (USEF/EC) - Approved Amendment 1 (USEF Effective Date 12/1/18)
Michael Damianos
Working Western Committee
Walk/Jog Trail Amendment (USEF/EC) - Approved Original (USEF Effective Date 12/1/18)
Jim Hitt
Working Western Committee
Posted Order of Go (USEF/EC) - Withdrawn
Sheri Odom
Equitation/Showmanship Committee
Reining Seat Equitation Scoring (USEF/EC) - Approved Amendment 1 (USEF Effective Date 12/1/18)
Sheri Odom
Equitation/Showmanship Committee
Walk/Trot Hunter Seat Equitation Gait Calls (USEF/EC) - Approved Amendment 1 (USEF Effective Date 12/1/18)
Sheri Odom
Equitation/Showmanship Committee
Reciprocity for Suspensions Assessed by USEF/EC - Withdrawn
Gerald McDonald
Canadian National Show Commission
AHA Medal Class Qualifications - Approved Original
Sheri Odom
Equitation/Showmanship Committee
New Membership Category (Bylaws) - Approved Amendment 1
Nancy Harvey
AHA President