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Nominations are OPEN!

Nominations for IALHA leadership positions are now open.  To view the links to the nomination form and related documents, please click Read More below to open the full text of this post. For specific information regarding term length and position requirements, please refer to the IALHA Bylaws available on www.IALHA.org or write to elections@ialha.org to have […]

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Andalusian Horses Dominate at Houston Dressage Society Summer Show!

If anyone needs proof that the Andalusian can hold its own against any other breed in the dressage ring, they need look no further than the results of last weekend’s Houston Dressage Society Summer Show.  The show was held on June 7-8 at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, Texas.  There were almost 20 Andalusian […]

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U.S. Bred Andalusian Stallion, Kamiakin, Will Compete at 2014 World Equestrian Games

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Susan Treabess and Kamiakin, a 9-year-old PRE/Andalusian stallion bred by IALHA member Ami MacHugh and owned by Scott and Katie Hill, have been selected to represent the USA as part of the Para-Dressage Team at the 2014 Alltech World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France. The selection trials were held during the 2014 USEF Para-Dressage National […]

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IALHA Halter Futurity Program to End with 2014 National Show

At its October 2013 meeting, the IALHA Board voted that shows after the upcoming 2014 National Show will move different parts of the country.  Because many people who nominated and re-nominated foals assuming the National Show would continue to be in Ft. Worth, the halter futurity program will not be continued after the 2014 National Show. If you […]

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New Membership Features and Services

IALHA has a new Membership Services Administrator and website.  To reach the new site, click Membership on the main menu of the IALHA home page.  The new membership services coordinator is Kiri van Haaren in Lexington, KY.   You can reach her at: IALHA Membership, PO Box 23682, Lexingon, KY 40517,   859.317.9517 (phone and fax), membership@ialha.org […]

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Registry Amnesty Program July 1 – August 31, 2014

The IALHA, with the approval of the Registry Board and the Board of Directors, is offering an Amnesty Program to past, present, and future members of IALHA.  If you have a horse one year old or older that you have never registered, now is the time to get their paperwork in to the Registry.  During […]

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Support the National Show: Be a Sponsor!

Are you looking for a great way to showcase your company, products, and horses or do you like helping to support your passion, the majestic horses that we all love?  The Sponsorship/Patron Committee would be honored if you would consider sponsoring the show this year! The IALHA National Show will be held October 13 – […]

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New Membership Features and Services Coming Soon!

New Membership Contact information and Membership features begin at the end of May!  Our new Membership Services Administrator, Kiri van Haaren can be reached at Membership@IALHA.org or at 859 317-9517. Soon we’ll have one number that will smoothly connect you to both Registry and Membership. Beginning June 1, or sooner, you’ll notice a new addition […]

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Elections Committee Needs Volunteers

Anyone has a little time to spare for a great cause?  The IALHA needs your help!  Elections are coming up, and the elections committee is seeking volunteers from regions 4 and 6!  If you are interested in learning more about what being on the Elections Committee involves, please write to elections@ialha.org.

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Equine Art Finalists

Once again, a number of talented artists have submitted their works.   At the  May 17-18  IALHA Board Meeting in Chicago, we will finally determine the art that will represent the Association at the 2014  National Championship Show. The art will grace the cover of the show program as well as apparel. The winner will win a free display/sales […]

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USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award, Nominations Open!

The USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award recognizes youth members of both the United States Equestrian Federation and IALHA for their participation in the community and equine industry and is focused on developing leaders in the equine industry. The overall winner of the 2014 USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award will receive a $1,000 grant payable to the educational […]

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IALHA Horses Win Big in DSHB at USDF Bluebonnet Classic

IALHA horses proved their mettle in the Dressage Sporthorse Breeding (DSHB) classes at the USDF sanctioned Bluebonnet Classic held in Austin, TX, April 12-13, 2014.  The show is produced by the Central Texas Dressage Society.  This year, fully two-thirds of the entries in all DSHB classes were IALHA-registered horses.    On day 1 of the […]

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Foundation for the Pure Spanish Horse Mayfest 2014 in McDade, TX

IALHA members, Judy and Walter Henslee are once again hosting the annual Foundation for the Pure Spanish Horse fundraiser and clinic at their ranch in McDade, TX (www.ranchodellago.net) .  This year marks the 10th anniversary of the event, and it will be the biggest and best ever.   The event kicks off on Friday, May 16 with private […]

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“The Wisdom of Master Nuno Oliveira” Now Available in English Translation by JP Giacomini

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  IALHA member and one of the foremost icons of the modern day Andalusian and Lusitano horse, Jean-Philippe (JP) Giacomini, prefaced, translated and annotated the newly released English edition of  The Wisdom of Master Nuno Oliveira (‘Paroles du Maitre’ by Antoine de Coux).    JP will be signing copies of this compilation of Oliveira’s teachings and remarks during the […]

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Spanish Horse Breed Presentation at 2014 Kentucky Rolex

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Rolex, the only four star Three-Day Event in the Americas, is featuring a breed presentation of Spanish/Andalusian and Lusitano horses, Thursday-Saturday, April 24-26, 2014 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.  The presentation will consist of a half-hour segment each day and will take place in the new Walnut Arena.  The exhibitions will highlight […]

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The Elections Committee Is Looking for Volunteers

The elections committee is looking for volunteers to serve from regions 4, 5, and 6!  If interested, please contact Gary Camp at gcamp@ykwc.net.  For a map of the IALHA regions,  go to www.ialha.org/governance/your-region-and-your-board-of-directors/.

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Big Changes In Store for IALHA Membership Services

We are pleased to announce that, beginning in June, we will be again providing membership services with an IALHA employee. We will be leaving Association Resources at the end of our contract with them in June. We want to thank Association Resources, and especially Administrator, Debbie Rondeau and Executive Director, John Heagney for all the […]

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2014 Fiesta of the Spanish Horse Show to Feature Futurity and Working Equitation

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The annual Fiesta Charity Horse Show and Spectacular will take place May 1 – 4th at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank.  This four day show and Saturday Night Spectacular help to raise much needed funds to find a cure for cancer.  Special to this show is the 2 Year Old Futurity for Colts and Fillies. This […]

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2014 Art Contest for National Championship Show Program and Merchandise

             The 2014 Equine Art Contest is now open for entries.  Equine artists are invited to submit one or more works that represent the beauty and drama of the Andalusian and Lusitano horse.  Works may be in any medium, but the winning piece must be suitable for printing  on the covers […]

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Be an IALHA Ambassador/Equine Affair Volunteers Needed

Wishing more horse people knew the joy of owning and riding Andalusians and Lusitanos?  This year, we have grants available for members who would like to represent us at local horse expos, horse fairs, and non-breed specific shows that offer a chance to exhibit with a booth, demonstration, or combination of the two.   The […]

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Membership Directory Deadline

In order to have your name included in the 2014 IALHA Membership Directory (also called the “Handbook), your 2014 membership application and fees are due NOW!  If you are joining or renewing by U.S. mail, the deadline is March 24.  If you are joining or renewing online, the deadline is March 30, 2014.   The […]

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Calling All APSL Eligible Lusitano Owners!

If you are interested in having your Lusitano horse inspected this year, the IALHA PSL Commission needs to hear from you as soon as possible.  The Commission hopes to schedule 2014 inspections in Louisiana, Texas, California, Oregon, Las Vegas, Kentucky and on the East Coast.  Visit the IALHA PSL page for more information on the […]

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2014 IALHA Nationals, Oct. 13-19!

The IALHA National Championship show returns to the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, TX for an exciting week of competition and camaraderie October 13-19, 2014! Look for Dressage, Dressage Sport Horse Breeding In-Hand, Specialty Halter (judged by international judges), USEF Halter (judged by three USEF judges) Working Equitation (with divisions for both IALHA-registered […]

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High Score Ribbons for IALHA-Registered Horses at USDF Dressage Competitions!

IALHA is once again offering a limited number of High Score ribbons for IALHA-registered horses competing at USDF dressage competitions as an additional way of encouraging IALHA members to compete at these open breed events. Lyric Dressage is co-sponsoring the IALHA High Score Ribbons at all Golden State Dressage Shows, the Dressage Affaire, and the […]

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IALHA 2014 Membership Handbook Advertising Opportunities

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    Advertising Information for Andalusian Magazine’s IALHA 2014 Handbook   Each year, one of the most popular publications is the annual IALHA Membership Handbook. Don’t miss your opportunity to place your advertisement in the 2014 Handbook. The Membership Handbook is a valuable reference tool for all IALHA members. They constantly refer to the Membership Handbook to access […]

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USEF Sponsors 2014 Youth Memberships

IALHA thanks the USEF for sponsoring twenty-three 2014 Youth Memberships!    Additionally, USEF provided grant funds which will be used as incentives to encourage these young members to participation in the 2014 National Championship show. Perks include a voucher for one free national championship class entry and a 50% reduction in the cost of stall […]

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2013 USDF IALHA All-Breeds Winners

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    Congratulations to all the owners, riders, trainers, and horses participating in the 2013 USDF IAHLA All-    Breeds Awards program!   To view a report of all the IALHA results, click on the link below.  To learn        more about the USDF All-Breeds Award Program, visit  http://www.usdf.org/awards/all-breeds.            […]

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2013 IALHA High Point and Perpetual Trophy Award Winners

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  IALHA extends a big congratulations to the horses, riders, trainers, owners, and breeders winning a 2013 High Point and/or Perpetual Trophy Award!  Click here to view the complete list of winners.      

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Introducing Deanna Cummins, Designer and Sculptor of the IALHA National Championship Trophies

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[nggallery id=4] Deanna Cummins is the designer and scupltor of the gorgeous IALHA National Championship trophies.  Deanna has been sculpting and drawing for almost two decades, and she also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Equine Science.  Five years ago, Deanna began sculpting trophy awards for various national horse organizations.  She has created over 1,000 awards including […]

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2014 IALHA High Point Awards: Enroll Your Horse NOW to Earn Points at the 2013 National Championship Show

The 2014 IALHA High Point Awards program year begins October 1, 2013 and runs through September 30, 2014.  Nominate your horses now to make sure points earned at the 2013 National Championship Show count towards 2014 IALHA awards.   IALHA offers some 35 awards for both pure and partbred horses!   There are 20 annual awards […]

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IALHA Horses Win Regional Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Championships

  IALHA Andalusians recently took top honors at all breed USDF Regional Dressage Sport Horse Breeding Championships.   Corredor II,  age 15, won Grand Champion Mature Stallion in USDF Region 3 (located in IALHA Region 7).  He is owned by Sandra Werner, trained by Shelley Van den Neste, and handled by Karel Van den Neste.  Saltador ORO,  […]

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2013 National Championship Show Poster

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The beautiful national championship show poster featuring art by Elise Genest is below! If you live in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area and would be willing to distribute posters, contact Show Marketing,  Sue Weakley. Elise Genest won the IALHA Equine Art Contest held earlier this year. Her winning submission, "Frères d'Âmes," will be  on display in the Silent […]

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Do we have your email address?

IALHA communicates primarily by email.  If you have not yet given us an email address, you may be missing out on our regular News Brief, occasional notices, surveys and opportunities. We don’t sell your email or share it outside of the association, so it is safe with us.  If you have not given us your email […]

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IALHA Online Studbook

The Registry Board and Registry Staff are pleased to announce that we now have our Purebred and Half-Andalusian studbook available online.  All registered horses are in the online studbook.  If a horse is in the process of being registered it will not appear until the registration is completed. We plan to update the data every […]

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Be An IALHA Ambassador

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Here is a great opportunity to be a part of IALHA's goal to promote Andalusians and Lusitanos in the horseworld and public in general. Some of us have regularly represented IALHA at Equine Expos, regional horse shows, and State Horse Fairs, and others might enjoy promoting the association and breeds in other creative ways. It […]

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Digital View of Andalusian Magazine!

      IALHA is happy to announce that we now have a digital version of Andalusian Magazine  and the 2012/13 Stallion Directory. Enjoy the articles, ads and features online any time!  CLICK THE ISSUE TO READ!                                 Fall Stallion Directory

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